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Oxford Mail
SWIMMING: City of Oxford home in on victory in Premier League openerAmersham 167, 4 Woking 148, 5 Guildford B 137, 6 Maxwell 132. Bicester Blue Fi
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 minutes ago
Amersham 167, 4 Woking 148, 5 Guildford B 137, 6 Maxwell 132. Bicester Blue Fins finished fourth in the first round of the West Midlands Division. Will Jones won the under 11 100m freestyle, with Tom Henley triumphing in the 50m butterfly and... Read more
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birminghammail
Police seize 160 cannabis plants from Jewellery Quarter flat@JQuarterWMP) No arrests have been made, but police have recovered more than 1
birminghammail / Posted an hour ago
@JQuarterWMP) No arrests have been made, but police have recovered more than 160 plants (pictured). A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: “Police responding to call from an electricity provider about a suspicious electric cable going... Read more
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New Kerala
Dream Hotel Group Announces First Hotel in England - newkerala news #281765brands in Birmingham and other established and emerging cities worldwide." Set
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
brands in Birmingham and other established and emerging cities worldwide." Setting a new benchmark for hospitality in the West Midlands, Unscripted Birmingham Central Hall will feature135 beautifully designed guest rooms and five dining and... Read more
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express
Storm chaos to SMASH Britain TODAY: Brian hurtling towards UK as ARMY put on standbyline include the East Midlands, East Anglia, London and the Southeast, north-we
express / Posted 7 hours ago
line include the East Midlands, East Anglia, London and the Southeast, north-west and southwest England, Wales and the West Midlands. While the worst of the weather will have died down by tonight the tail end of the storm will bring more wind... Read more
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birminghammail
Huge fire which gutted derelict factory was suspected arsonIt is now believed the huge fire was started deliberately. A spokesperson for
birminghammail / Posted 10 hours ago
It is now believed the huge fire was started deliberately. A spokesperson for West Midlands Fire Service said: "This was suspected arson.Pictures showed the aftermath of the blaze on Friday morning (Image: WMFS Erdington) "A fire started... Read more
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express
MPs call for tougher sentences for attacks committed against emergency service workersmessage that this cowardly behaviour will not be tolerated Halifax Labour MP H
express / Posted 10 hours ago
message that this cowardly behaviour will not be tolerated Halifax Labour MP Holly Lynch described an attack on two West Midlands police officers. She said: “Both officers had blood spat in their faces while trying to arrest a violent... Read more
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birminghammail
Boots is urgently recalling these dummies over safety fearsfirm has warned mums and dads after discovering the devices could be faulty. T
birminghammail / Posted 11 hours ago
firm has warned mums and dads after discovering the devices could be faulty. The store, which has dozens of outlets in the West Midlands, has issued an urgent recall for the two Boots Baby Soothers products. The dummies in question are one product... Read more
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birminghammail
Nuno issues passionate plea to Wolves fans ahead of Preston clashNuno Espirito Santo has called on the fans to create the cauldron of noise at M
birminghammail / Posted 12 hours ago
Nuno Espirito Santo has called on the fans to create the cauldron of noise at Molineux as if there was another West Midlands derby taking place tomorrow. Wolves take on Preston this weekend having impressively taken apart Aston Villa in front of a... Read more
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birminghammail
Cops shut squalid property owned by 'millionaire rogue landlord'More Rehman, from Harborne, admitted four charges of breaching council enforce
birminghammail / Posted 12 hours ago
More Rehman, from Harborne, admitted four charges of breaching council enforcement notices earlier this year. Now West Midlands Police has secured a closure order against Rehman’s property in Wolverhampton Street after complaints of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crashedwoeful parking in Washwood Heath Road, Birmingham. (West Midlands Police/PA)
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
woeful parking in Washwood Heath Road, Birmingham. (West Midlands Police/PA) October 20 2017 Traffic... Read more
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HITC Sport
Steve Bruce provides injury update on crocked Aston Villa pairGrealish has not made an appearance for Villa yet this season, whilst Lansbury
HITC Sport / Posted 13 hours ago
Grealish has not made an appearance for Villa yet this season, whilst Lansbury has been out since September 19th. The west Midlands outfit have been inconsistent this season, and currently sit in seventh position in the Championship table, seven... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 13 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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birminghammail
Handsworth 'tip' house transformed as rubbish finally cleared awayEnvironment Agency said: “We attended this site and recorded it as an instance
birminghammail / Posted 14 hours ago
Environment Agency said: “We attended this site and recorded it as an instance of criminal waste dumping. We are working with Birmingham City Council and West Midlands Police and will offer them every assistance in tracking down those respons... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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Bury Times
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Bury Times / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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Gazette
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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guardian-series
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
guardian-series / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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Harrow Times
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Harrow Times / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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This is West Country
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
This is West Country / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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Gazette News
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Gazette News / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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Bolton News
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Bolton News / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crasheda dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to ch
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed. Officers with West Midlands Police reported the owner of the black BMW 5-Series for leaving the vehicle parked at an angle, half on the... Read more
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birminghammail
Sick footage of 'thug kicking unconscious woman in head'calmly making his way along the road, dressed in a camouflage jacket. It is un
birminghammail / Posted 15 hours ago
calmly making his way along the road, dressed in a camouflage jacket. It is unclear when exactly the attack took place. West Midlands Police said: "We are aware of a video circulating on social media appearing to show an assault on a woman in... Read more
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birminghammail
boss of Birmingham Dogs Home and wife charged with fraud after police probe into 'missing donations'one money laundering offence between the same dates. The pair will appear at B
birminghammail / Posted 15 hours ago
one money laundering offence between the same dates. The pair will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on November 1. West Midlands Police have been investigating the case since Simon Price was arrested last November and the case was passed to... Read more
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birminghammail
Wife of murder victim in new appeal over husband's brutal murderstreet name “A1”. Dawn married Giovanni in 2009 in Jamaica and described her h
birminghammail / Posted 17 hours ago
street name “A1”. Dawn married Giovanni in 2009 in Jamaica and described her husband as her soul mate.Jammal Chase (Image: West Midlands Police) She said: “He was kind man who would help anyone. “He was my gentle giant and I miss him so much. It... Read more
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birminghammail
JD Sports fined £60,000 for fire safety breaches at Merry Hill storeon Thursday October 19. Despite a warning, inspectors again found safety breac
birminghammail / Posted 17 hours ago
on Thursday October 19. Despite a warning, inspectors again found safety breaches when they returned two weeks later. West Midlands Fire Service prosecuted the company following the inspection and they were fined £10,000 for each of the six... Read more
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Pendle Today
Wages not keeping pace with 'spiralling' cost of childcareup by 48%. In London childcare costs have risen 7.4 times more quickly than pa
Pendle Today / Posted 17 hours ago
up by 48%. In London childcare costs have risen 7.4 times more quickly than pay, in the East Midlands seven times, and in West Midlands 4.8 times, the report said. While there is government support for childcare for children aged two and older,... Read more
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HITC Sport
Steve Bruce shares something that concerns him about Aston Villaside a spot in the top six. That was the Villans' first game since the most re
HITC Sport / Posted 17 hours ago
side a spot in the top six. That was the Villans' first game since the most recent round of international games, with the West Midlands side drawing 0-0 with Brentford after coming back from the last hiatus in September. Bruce saw five of his... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay rise The move contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 1
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
The move contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community support officers. David Jamieson said 3,758 personnel would benefit from an additional... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Thugs used brothers' heads as "footballs" in pub 'attack'they discovered six men taking drugs in the pub toilets. The attack happened a
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 hours ago
they discovered six men taking drugs in the pub toilets. The attack happened at The Knights Quest pub in Rowley Regis, West Midlands, which has been in the headlines for a string of violent incidents. In June figures revealed ambulances were... Read more
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birminghammail
Congestion 'costing city more than £1m a day'a massive £407 million in lost revenue, according to the report.Congestion is a
birminghammail / Posted 18 hours ago
a massive £407 million in lost revenue, according to the report.Congestion is a familiar site in Birmingham and on the West Midlands' motorway network The survey found that nearly half (41 per cent) of journeys in the region were less than two... Read more
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birminghammail
Which roads, bus and cycle routes have been awarded Government cashCongestion busting road, bus and cycling projects across the West Midlands have
birminghammail / Posted 18 hours ago
Congestion busting road, bus and cycling projects across the West Midlands have been given a £20 million boost from the Department for Transport. The cash is divided between five schemes in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Lichfield, Solihull and... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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Gazette News
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
Gazette News / Posted 18 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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This is West Country
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
This is West Country / Posted 18 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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Bolton News
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
Bolton News / Posted 18 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 18 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 18 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
Croydon Guardian / Posted 18 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 19 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay riseto match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a cri
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced. The move by West Midlands Police contrasts sharply with Norfolk Police’s proposal to cut its entire 150-strong complement of community... Read more
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