Sandwell, England Newswire

Sandwell, England Newswire

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  1. Police seized the vehicle and made arrests in Sandwell tonight after an apparent carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | IcTamworth

    Officers from West Midland Police's Firearms Operation Unit were called out after reports came in that a car had apparently been carjacked. Police soon caught the suspected carjackers in the stolen vehicle and firearms officers also seized a second suspected stolen vehicle.

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  2. This is the sentence judge handed to brothers who killed Taimoor Zaheer in execution-style killingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | IcBurton

    Taimoor, who had been lured into an ambush, died immediately after being blasted by Anib Khan at close range as he sat in a car in Birmingham. Khan, 23, of Crompton Road, Handsworth, was found guilty of murdering the 20-year-old victim by a jury at Birmingham Crown Court on Monday.

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  3. Harras Khan was found guilty of murder of Taimoor Zaheer in Handsworth streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcWalsall

    But Harras Khan is now facing a life sentence after being found guilty of murder after a "public execution" in a Birmingham street The 25-year-old, of Crompton Road, Handsworth, lured Taimoor Zaheer into Maxwell Avenue before his brother Anib, 23, pulled the trigger on May 22. During a murder trial at Birmingham Crown Court , the jury was told that the shooting was the result of a drugs turf war - and the brothers wanted to show who was in charge.

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  4. Drug-dealer brothers who were caught on CCTV shooting a gang rival dead in broad daylight are jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Man arrested for threatening to 'bomb' a New Orleans chicken restaurant claims he was actually talking about having a bowel movement Tennessee man, 33, who was put on the state's Top 10 Most Wanted list for 'raping a 16-month-old boy' is arrested while on the run in Alabama Drug-dealing brothers who were caught on CCTV shooting a gang rival dead in broad daylight are jailed for life Drug dealing brothers who were caught on camera shooting a gang rival dead in broad daylight have been jailed for life. Anib Khan, 23, and older brother Harras, 25, murdered Taimoor Zaheer, 20, after a gangland feud in Birmingham dramatically escalated.

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  5. It will help the borough avoid potentially costly compensation claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | IcTamworth

    Motorists in Walsall are set to be given some welcome relief from the scourge of potholes following a funding boost of more than a million pounds. The Department of Transport announced Walsall Council has been awarded 1,071,000 to fix defects and carry out other road maintenance work across the borough to help avoid potentially costly compensation claims.

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  6. Speeding drivers shamed by 'Kids Court' at Oldbury high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    Bristnall Hall Academy where drivers who speed past the school have been forced to explain their actions to pupils. Picture by Google Maps.

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  7. Punjab CM condemns vandalism at UK's Indian War MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Newkerala.com

    Chandigarh , Nov 12 : Condemning the vandalism at UK's newly inaugurated Indian War Memorial, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has called for strict action against the culprits of the apparent racial attack on the occasion of the World War I centenary. "The vandalism of the 10-foot high statue, depicting a Sikh soldier of the 15th Sikh symbolic of the contribution of South Asian soldiers to World War I, was outrageous," said the Chief Minister in a statement while expressing serious concern and distress over the incident.

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  8. Sandwell Council are warning not to donate to scam charity collectors at traffic junctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | IcBurton

    People are being warned to watch out for fake charity collectors hanging around at busy traffic lights - who could be targeting drivers in Sandwell. In the run up to the BBC's Children in Need appeal show people are being urged to only donate to registered collectors.

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  9. The first Ghandi Peace Centre outside India opens in Black CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | IcWalsall

    Over 300 hundred people gathered at Tividale's Shri Venkateswara Balaji Temple on November 12 for the opening of the first Ghandi Peace Centre outside India.

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  10. WW1 memorial graffiti caught on CCTV as thugs attack tribute to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Daily Star

    West Midlands Police have released the two images of two hooded figures at the World War One memorial in Smethwick . Images show the two figures one wearing a dark hoodie and the other wearing a checked one at the scene in the early hours of November 9. Officers are treating the vandalism to the wall surrounding the Lions of the Great War statue as a racially aggravated offence.

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  11. Getting rid of 60 Birmingham bus stops led to more passengers using the busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | IcLichfield

    National Express West Midlands was criticised for cutting 60 bus stops but it says the result was an increase in passenger numbers Removing 60 bus stops actually made services more popular, said National Express West Midlands, which operates buses in Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sandwell and Dudley. Last year it launched a trial scheme, backed by the region's transport authority Transport for the West Midlands, in which some bus stops were removed in order to speed up journeys.

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  12. CCTV released after First World War tribute defaced with paintRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Andover Advertiser

    Police investigating graffiti sprayed near a newly-unveiled war memorial have issued CCTV images of two people at the scene. Officers are treating the vandalism to the wall surrounding the Lions of the Great War statue in Smethwick, West Midlands, as a racially aggravated offence.

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  13. Police released CCTV after Sikh soldier statue vandalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    POLICE have released CCTV images of two people they want to speak to after graffiti was sprayed near a Smethwick Sikh soldier statue created by Stourbridge artist Luke Perry. The memorial commemorating 100 years since the end of World War One honours service personnel of all faiths from the Indian subcontinent who fought for Britain during WWI.

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  14. Chiefs say protecting people's personal information is a never-ending processRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | IcSuttoncoldfield

    Cyber attacks are happening on a 'daily basis', according to local authority officers who are now leading a region wide drive to protect computer systems. Sandwell Council is taking the lead role in a joint effort to improve security across the West Midlands and safeguard data on millions of residents and service users from being stolen.

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  15. New DPD parcel delivery centre given go ahead in TiptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | IcStafford

    The site, in Sedgley Road East, will be operated by DPD and will join the company's large existing depots in Oldbury and Smethwick Sandwell Council's planning committee has approved plans for a parcel delivery distribution centre on the Vaughan Trading Estate, in Tipton. An application for a 6,906 square metre building with space for 150 car parking spaces, 135 van spaces and 18 HGV spaces.

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  16. War memorial commemorating Indian soldiers vandalised less than a week after unveilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Metro UK News

    A newly installed war memorial to commemorate the 1,500,000 Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War has been vandalised less than a week after it was unveiled. Known as Lions of the Great War, the sculpture in Smethwick, West Midlands, paid tribute to all military personnel from the Indian subcontinent who fought and died for freedom.

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  17. Council kicks clean air zone to the kerbRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    ANOTHER Black Country council has announced it has no intention of setting up a clean air zone after it was suggested the controversial scheme should be extended to cover the West Midlands. Dudley has joined its neighbour, Sandwell, in putting the brakes on an idea put forward by the Conservative think-tank, Bright Blue, to charge drivers of older petrol and diesel vehicles up to 10 to enter a designated area.

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  18. A 12m refurb planned for Oldbury flats - with other high-rise blocks to followRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    The work is part of a 52m project to improve more than a dozen high-rise blocks in the Sandwell area. Sandwell Council has also earmarked improvements for Darley House, Moorlands Court, St Giles Court, Addenbrooke Court and Wesley Court in Rowley, and Heronville House, Paget House and Wyrley House in Oldbury as well as four sites in West Bromwich.

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  19. Call for clean air zone in Sandwell rejected by Steve ElingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    A PLAN to extend Birmingham's controversial clean air zone to the Black Country has been rejected by the leader of Sandwell Council , Steve Eling. The proposal by the Conservative think-tank, Bright Blue, would mean motorists of older petrol and diesel vehicles in the borough facing charges of between 6 and 10 to enter a designated area.

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  20. Clean-up operations and safety messages prove a big hit in Rowley RegisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    DANGEROUS parking outside schools, litter hotspots and domestic abuse were all issues tackled across Rowley Regis to mark the start of Sandwell's annual autumn Safer 6 campaign. Hundreds of people attended a family fun day and information roadshow at Haden Cross Community Fire Station in Cradley Heath to launch the six-week campaign in style.

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