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A 35-year-old man is being held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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Four-year-old Esme said she thought only men joined the fire service and wished she could be a boy.

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Charity Tourettes Action has discovered that patients are facing long delays in diagnosis.

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Natalie Putt went missing from her home aged 17 in 2003, leaving behind her 11-week old son.

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Residents were told not to eat produce from their gardens due to pollution from a former gasworks.

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A West Midlands Metro tram is named after former West Bromwich Albion player Cyrille Regis.

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Some councils aim to fill potholes within minutes but others take more than a day, new figures show.

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The pub bombings in Birmingham city centre in 1974 left 21 people dead and another 182 injured.

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West Midlands Police said Davies left the force in June, having been arrested in May.

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Birmingham's children's social care services was rated "inadequate" for 10 years after a number of child deaths.

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A ban on naming Joeking Kyerah was lifted when he went missing amid family court proceedings.

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David Evans was killed in a hit-and-run crash in 2004 and his killer has never been caught.

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Community News

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

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

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013

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

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

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

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

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

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

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

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

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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