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It has been mixed with household waste as piles of rubbish are cleared during a strike.

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The men have been held for seven weeks without charge and dispute claims they were racing.

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A man is jailed after throwing a bottle that struck a man on the head leaving him badly hurt.

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Birmingham and Liverpool go head to head next month for the British nomination to host the games

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Kieran Gillespie to serve at least 26 years for an "unprovoked and frenzied" attack on a passenger.

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Eight people are rescued and two treated for smoke inhalation after the fire in the block in Tipton.

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A man, in his 40s, remains in a stable condition in hospital after he was shot by an armed officer.

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A teenager is attacked by a man at a train station and then by the driver of a car she flagged down.

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Tyrone Dorsett carried out five knifepoint robberies on one shop but was trapped by his own saliva.

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Volunteers' vans were damaged and tools stolen as the programme helped the family affected by cancer.

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The data showed on the most crowded train 1,366 people typically crammed into carriages designed for 640.

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A huge pile of rubbish built up on one street in Birmingham, as the bin strike continues in the city.

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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

Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1006mb, Humidity: 85%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:07 BST

Maximum Temperature: 19C (66F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1007mb, Humidity: 56%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:22 BST, Sunset: 21:05 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1004mb, Humidity: 62%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:24 BST, Sunset: 21:04 BST

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