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  • 'Brave' granddad died in rescue bid - A grandfather from Walsall who died while trying to rescue two teenage girls from the sea was a strong swimmer who knew the beach he was on, his famil...
  • New Street opening date revealed - The opening dates are announced for the fully reopened Birmingham New Street station and the new shopping centre above it.
  • Did Michelangelo make these statues? - Experts from the University of Birmingham analyse a pair of bronze statues in a bid to discover whether they were made by Michelangelo.
  • Memorials plan for UK terror victims - The government is to fund a memorial to victims of the beach attacks in Tunisia, who include three members of the same Black Country family. A second ...
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What's happening in Birmingham

  • Avoid Your Home Flooding

  • BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


  • Scams On The Rise

  • KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.


  • Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

  • ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Birmingham based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

  • Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

  • MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

  • Avoid The Local Cowboys

  • HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

  • Dealing With Stress At Work

  • ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

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