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The victim suffered fractures to his skull and spine as well as a brain injury.

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Building and road works are restricting options for a new route for this year's race.

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The former West Bromwich Albion and Coventry City striker recently joined non-league Halesowen Town.

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Labour MP speaks out after figures show big rise in cyclist deaths and serious injuries.

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A 58-year-old man arrested on suspicion of drink driving is released under investigation.

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Ten people are charged over conspiracy to drop drugs and phones over prison walls.

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Lyndon Smith has been told he must serve a minimum of 22 years for killing John Joyce.

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Players have reminded their instructor phrases such as 'look at the flight on that' do not work.

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Oscar-winning filmmakers Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton show off their award for the Silent Child to schoolchildren in Birmingham.

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Schoolchildren explain what Stephen Hawking meant to them.

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Organisers of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games are seeking 2,022 people to join a mass dance.

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100 years ago, women's football was popular and profitable. Then the Football Association banned it

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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.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 1C (34F), Minimum Temperature: -3C (27F), Wind Direction: East North Easterly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1010mb, Humidity: 66%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:18 GMT, Sunset: 18:15 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 0C (32F), Minimum Temperature: -2C (28F), Wind Direction: East North Easterly, Wind Speed: 20mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1014mb, Humidity: 57%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:16 GMT, Sunset: 18:17 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: 0C (32F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1021mb, Humidity: 55%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:14 GMT, Sunset: 18:18 GMT

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