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Oyez, oyez Sandwell’s official town crier Adrian Holmes has lots to shout about after notching up a trophy haul in a series of national town crying competitions. The 61-year-old, who has volunteered as Sandwell’s town crier since 2010, clinched first prize in the recent Huddersfield Town Crying Championships in June.

On Sunday 21st June 2015, the lives of the Wu family were turned upside down as 2 sisters fell victims of a horrific car crash; Shelly aged 6 years (Left) and Lily aged 7 (Right) lost their lives in such tragic circumstances. The family were heading to Sunday school as a car travelling at excessive speed overtook a bus and plunged into 5 family members causing them to immediate collapse.

The Birmingham-based blood cancer charity took the decision to call off the tournament, which includes former players from Aston Villa, Birmingham City, West Bromwich Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers, at the Barclaycard Arena, in the city, as the event – due for July 11 – might not be seen as profitable enough for the blood cancer charity after ticket sales failed to reach last year's levels.

Bullring Shopping Centre is thrilled to announce its exclusive partnership with Birmingham Children's Hospital ahead of The Big Hoot, the city’s biggest mass participation art event. As one of just four standalone children's hospitals in the UK and a world leader in paediatric healthcare, Birmingham Children's Hospital is renowned for its cutting edge research and advanced treatments, making it a worthy benefactor of The Big Hoot.

For Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan – which began on 18 June 2015 – is a time for benevolence, fasting and generosity. As well as performing daily prayer rituals and fasting between sunrise and sunset, giving money to charity to benefit the poor and needy, known as Zakat, is one of the Five Pillars of Islam – and many Muslims choose to make their donations during Ramadan.

A learned and well respected leader who is always under constant demand, His Imperial Majesty King Dr. Adetoyese Olaskisan is spreading his healing hands, wisdom and holy spirit, offering his valued time and presence visiting Great Britain on a regular basis, to see his wife HRH Areiyagbogbo and children in London and providing for people worrying about their spiritual attacks, needing help by way of traditional African medicine for any diseases.

Two Haringey schools, Lancasterian Primary School and the Vale Special School, combined recently to plan, perform and stage a brand new musical called 'The Game of Life'. The project, which was coordinated by performing arts charity Arts Insight and also involved support from Haringey Mencap involved more than 250 7-11 year olds from Lancasterian and 18 children from the Vale.

Newly elected MPs in the West Midlands have been urged by The Children’s Society to prioritise tackling child poverty and teenage neglect. The national charity, which provides services and campaigns for disadvantaged children and teenagers, has produced tailor-made reports about the state of children’s welfare in each constituency, to arm the region’s MPs with local facts and statistics to help them make a difference in Parliament.