Oldbury, England Newswire

Oldbury, England Newswire

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  1. Sandwell Council launches consultation about funding for visually-impaired and deaf groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    The council is seeking the views of local people on the future of two groups who work with deaf and visually-impaired people. It has launched a consultation on the future funding for the Sandwell Deaf Community Association and Sandwell Visually Impaired .

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  2. Sandwell Council launches consultation about funding for visually-impaired and deaf groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Halesowennews.co.uk

    The council is seeking the views of local people on the future of two groups who work with deaf and visually-impaired people. It has launched a consultation on the future funding for the Sandwell Deaf Community Association and Sandwell Visually Impaired .

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  3. Your traffic and travel news for Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Redditch Advertiser

    SPEED restrictions are in place on the M5 northbound between J2, A4123 following reports of people in the road. There is major distruption on the A4040 West Midlands southbound between Quinton Road Selly Oak, Birmingham and A38 Aston Webb Boulevard Selly Oak due to a burst water main.

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  4. Cleared Sandwell councillor speaks of delight after investigation finds no wrongdoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    SANDWELL cabinet member for children's services Councillor Simon Hackett has spoken of his delight of being cleared of "malicious allegations." Earlier this year several complaints were made about the councillor concerning his mother's former council-home, an allegation of indecent exposure and a demand for a parking ticket to be cancelled.

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  5. Labour 'moderate' group backed by MPs seeks donations to fight Jeremy Corbyn's supportersRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | IcWolverhampton

    Labour MPs including John Spellar, Tom Watson and Ian Austin have links to Labour First, which is raising funds to fight Jeremy Corbyn's supporters A Labour pressure group associated with a number of West Midlands MPs including Tom Watson is raising money to fight the "hard left", including the Momentum group which backs Jeremy Corbyn. It describes itself as "a network of Labour moderates fighting against Momentum and other Hard Left groups to keep Labour as a broad-based and electable party".

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  6. Car thieves operating in Birmingham, Dudley, Smethwick, Oldbury, Knowle and SolihullRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | IcLichfield

    Crooks have stolen 200,000 worth of cars in just 48 hours in Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country after drivers left keys in ignitions as they defrosted their motors. West Midlands Police has revealed 11 vehicles were driven off by the opportunist crooks this morning, after temperatures dropped to -6C.

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  7. Huge fire engulfs wood pile in OldburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    A stockpile of wood was on fire at the site which is based off Wolverhampton Road, close to the junction with Causeway Green Road. Emergency crews were called to the blaze at approximately 12.40pm to tackle the fire which was taking place near buildings.

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  8. Traffic News: Frozen water leak closes roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

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  9. 9-month-old baby left with second-degree burns when he touched exposed radiator pipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Daily Mail

    Mother, 25, is warning parents of the dangers of exposed radiator pipes after her nine-month-old baby was left with second-degree burns when she turned her back for two minutes A young mother has warned parents of the dangers of exposed radiator pipes after her nine-month-old was left with severe burns. Cherie Davies, 25, turned her back for two minutes when her son, Charlie, crawled behind the sofa and grabbed hold of an exposed pipe.

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  10. Oldbury curry house set to battle it out in British Takeaway Awards final in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    Chilli Massala, Bristnall Hall Road, is one of only five West Midlands finalists to qualify for the prestigious awards at The Savoy on December 5. The awards are hosted by comedian Rob Brydon, with Ainsley Harriott and Sarah Willingham, on the judging panel choosing the winners after over 110,000 people voted. Chilli Massala serves up authentic Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine adding new dishes every year, house specialities lamb cicilian jalfrezi and peshwari chicken 2016 has been a success for Chili Massala with orders up and new staff members have been hired to cope with demand, taking their total staff to eight.

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  11. Black Country artist Luke Perry's latest sculpture unveiled on Oldbury historic canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    The Rock Driller, positioned on one of ladders used in thick seam coal mining, shows how the dangerous the job of drilling was by hand. The artwork was commissioned in memory of Marie Smith whose sons helped to unveil the piece during a Black Country Canal Navigation Society open day.

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  12. Secret factories found growing drugs in normal suburban homesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 15 | IcBurton

    The emergency services were called to a house on Hagley Road West, near the roundabout to Asda in Quinton , just after 4.25am on Tuesday, November 15. Upon arrival, crews from Woodgate Valley Station and Oldbury Fire Station found an abstracted electricity supply, blocked stairs and five rooms full of cannabis plants.

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  13. Brave fire crews enter dangerous Quinton cannabis factory fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Evesham Journal

    Fire crews from Woodgate Fire Station and Oldbury Fire Station had to enter the premises which had blocked stairs and five rooms full of cannabis.

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  14. Traffic News: Roadworks causing morning travel delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

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  15. Thousands turn out to commemorate Remembrance Sunday in Halesowen and SandwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    THOUSANDS of people paid their respects across Halesowen and Sandwell to the fallen during several commemorations honouring the country's war heroes. On Friday's Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday there were parades in Halesowen, Cradley, Cradley Heath and Oldbury with the Boys Brigade, Scouts, Guides, Army, RAF and Sea Cadets all taking part.

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  16. M5 roadworks misery with Two Years of work set to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | IcWalsall

    Traffic boss plan waterproofing works on the Oldbury Viaduct which are expected to last more than a year on busy Black Country route Drivers in the West Midlands are facing more traffic misery after Highways England announced plans to carry out work on the M5 in the Black Country. The transport body will do maintenance work on the Oldbury Viaduct between junctions one and and two of the motorway, close to where it connects with the M6 - already a very heavily used stretch.

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  17. Lights to be switch on in Cradley Heath this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    CHRISTMAS lights will be brightening up Cradley Heath when they are switched on this weekend by the Mayor of Sandwell. On Saturday , Mayor Councillor Julie Webb will hit the big red button at 5pm signalling Santa Claus that Cradley Heath is ready for the big day.

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  18. Traffic News: Debris removal causes morning M5 delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Halesowennews.co.uk

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  19. Remembrance Sunday parades will march through Sandwell towns this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    PARADES honouring fallen soldiers will march through Oldbury and Rowley Regis this Sunday allaying concerns of scaled back events due to budget cuts. Sandwell Council leader Councillor Steve Eling said the council was committed to supporting events to remember all those who gave their lives in the two world wars and subsequent conflicts.

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  20. Nicola Smith, Lee and Ethan Walker enjoy the fun in Cradley Heath at the lights switch on in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    CHRISTMAS lights will be brightening up Cradley Heath when they are switched on this weekend by the Mayor of Sandwell. On Saturday , Mayor Councillor Julie Webb will hit the big red button at 5pm signalling Santa Claus that Cradley Heath is ready for the big day.

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