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Saturday, 28 November 2020 02:20

While Brits flocked to stores to stock up on paper and pasta during the first lockdown, they are now being urged to ensure they look after the third ‘p’ – their pets – during the UK’s new...

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Wednesday, 25 November 2020 03:09

Sandwich residents stayed at home as the Mayor of the town led a hugely scaled back Remembrance Sunday service.   Only a handful of people attended the ceremony at the war memorial in...

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Wednesday, 25 November 2020 03:03

The UK's four nations have backed plans to allow some household mixing "for a small number of days" over Christmas.   It comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to unveil on Monday...

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Monday, 23 November 2020 04:13

  Health workers in the West Midlands urge local MPs to back early pay rise for exhausted staff and to protect the NHS   Health staff across the West Midlands – including...

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Monday, 23 November 2020 04:12

A woman who moved to the UK to seek urgent treatment for her son has been recognised for transforming her life through learning with Adult Education Wolverhampton. Karen Hanley-Brooks was a...

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Monday, 23 November 2020 04:07

Prolific travel writer, journalist, soldier and novelist Jan Morris has died aged 94. Morris wrote more than 40 books including a notable trilogy about Britain's empire, Pax Britannica, during the...

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Monday, 23 November 2020 04:04

A much-loved bishop and pioneer was laid to rest as the congregation of Mount Peniel Church of God in Christ Apostolic in Stafford and the wider community lined the streets to pay tribute to Bishop...

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Saturday, 21 November 2020 04:42

A Wolverhampton business has been praised after raising more than £25,000 to support the city’s NHS Trust tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. SCP Forgeco Ltd, based in Meadow Lane Bilston, used the money...

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Saturday, 21 November 2020 04:36

Despite the bounceback for retail following the first nationwide lockdown, interest in Black Friday has fallen dramatically since the closure of non-essential shops, according to research from PwC....

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Monday, 16 November 2020 20:49

Also known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is one of the biggest celebrations in the Sikh, Hindu and Jain calendar. Fireworks, candles and oil lamps, as well as special meals with family and...

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Monday, 16 November 2020 20:47

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, 26 extraordinary people from across the UK are being recognised with the coveted British Citizen Award. One of them is Sophia Kaur Badhan from Sutton Coldfield,...

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Monday, 16 November 2020 20:42

The first and only female leader of Birmingham City Council has died. Theresa Stewart died after a "long illness", her son, Henry, posted on Twitter, adding his mother's illness was not...

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Monday, 16 November 2020 20:39

A kit to control bleeding has been placed at the scene of a stabbing.   The bleed-control kit, mounted in a cabinet on a wall, was installed on Hurst Street, Birmingham where a woman was...

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Monday, 16 November 2020 20:37

It's Children In Need's 40th anniversary and the appeal show is stilling going ahead live and it will be hosted as usual by lots of your favourite celebrities. Mel Giedroyc will be returning to...

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Thursday, 12 November 2020 03:19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Croix is taking its Crucian Christmas Festival online this year.   Given the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands' moratorium on large crowds, and in...

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Thursday, 12 November 2020 03:16

As lockdowns return and Europe confronts the second wave of Covid-19, some of Birmingham's biggest and most respected artists come together to release a music track which raises awareness of the...