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NHS staff can stay at Hallmark Hotels for free for all of 2018 

17 Jul 18

Hallmark Hotels are offering all NHS employees free stays for the remainder of 2018…


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Conservative leader at Lichfield District Council warned he needs residents to back him as well as his own councillors 

17 Jul 18

The leader of Lichfield District Council has been warned it’s the electors and not his councillors he really needs to persuade of his ability to continue in the top job.


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Serial burglar was found at home with stolen ring on his finger 

17 Jul 18

Mahroy Stephenson used cards from burglary at fast food place and Tesco…


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Woman stabbed to death at home: Man charged with murder 

16 Jul 18

Madni Ahmed, from Stoke-on-Trent, is accused of attacking Riasat Bi at her Small Heath home…


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Man who mowed down woman also filmed himself doing 140mph in Audi TT and laughing 

16 Jul 18

Menace Richard Allen hit victim shortly after overtaking cars at pedestrian crossing…


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Police in hunt for gunmen after shots are fired at Mercedes in pub car park 

16 Jul 18

A gang opened fire at the Hunters Moon pub in Coleshill Road, Hodge Hill…


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Love Island star Megan Barton Hanson pictured posing with kidnapped model Chloe Ayling in throwback selfie 

16 Jul 18

Megan looks unrecognisable in the selfie – which sees her sporting jaw-dropping BLUE HAIR…


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Dad Ricky Walker accused of murdering six-month-old son says hoodie could have caused death 

16 Jul 18

Ricky Walker told officers he believed a folded-up hoodie used to prop-feed six-month-old Kayden Walker may have covered his face…


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First picture of stab victim Reece Hipwood as family pay tribute 

16 Jul 18

A 54-year-old man, who has been arrested on suspicion of his murder, remains in hospital…


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Leader of Burntwood Town Council hails “good old-fashioned prudence” as £90,000 is saved from budget 

16 Jul 18

Councillors in Burntwood say “good old-fashioned prudence” has helped them save £90,000 from their 2018 budget.


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Model Chloe Ayling tried to make kidnapper Lukasz Herba ‘fall in love with her’ during ordeal in Italy 

16 Jul 18

Herba was convicted and jailed for nearly 17 years, her agent has said…


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Drop-in sessions to help Lichfield residents get questions about HS2 answered 

16 Jul 18

A series of drop-in events will give people in Lichfield and the surrounding villages the chance to ask questions about the impending HS2 project.


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Lichfield and Burntwood MP blasts “Twitter trolls” after criticism of social media posts 

16 Jul 18

Lichfield and Burntwood’s MP has hit out at “Twitter trolls” after criticism of him in the wake of an offensive post featuring Sadiq Khan.


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Conservative councillors back leader of Lichfield District Council to continue in role 

16 Jul 18

The leader of Lichfield District Council says his Conservative colleagues have backed him to continue in the post.


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Shocking moment girl gang attack defenceless 13-year-old in distressing footage going viral 

16 Jul 18

The schoolgirl was reportedly taken to hospital to treat her injuries…


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Newly-elected councillor keen to show people of Lichfield that not all politicians are the same 

16 Jul 18

A newly-elected councillor says he wants to show the people of Lichfield that not all politicians are the same.


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Art students create new art mural outside Alrewas pre-school 

16 Jul 18

A new mural has been created at a pre-school in Alrewas.


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Knife robbers, 13, sent picture of themselves with machete to victim’s mum 

16 Jul 18

Pair who targeted teenagers in parks, buses and in street have been locked up…


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Teen charged with attempted murder after 17-year-old critically injured in Wolverhampton claw hammer attack 

15 Jul 18

The 17-year-old will appear before magistrates on Monday…


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Man, 28, stabbed to death and another seriously injured in Yardley Wood ‘neighbour row’ 

15 Jul 18

Police were called to the incident in the early hours of Sunday…


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Pair bailed after toddler dies in park van tragedy 

15 Jul 18

The man and woman have been bailed pending further investigations…


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Gunman in motorcycle helmet fires shots at popular pub 

15 Jul 18

Machete wielding men also seen outside family bar in gang related attack…


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Another of the three schoolgirls who fled to join ISIS is feared dead 

15 Jul 18

Amira Abase was one of the trio who were captured on camera in a UK airport before flying to Syria…


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The harrowing story 14yr old destined for Oxford – before being forced into marriage 

15 Jul 18

Hawaa Ayoub was dragged screaming to her own marriage after being tricked into going abroad for a ‘holiday…


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How many crimes took place in your part of Birmingham last month 

15 Jul 18

No part of Birmingham saw fewer than 100 crimes reported across the month…