Staffordshire news and blogs Thursday 18 January 2018



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Live Review: Bongo’s Bingo 

17 Dec 17

The latest instalment of club night sensation Bongo’s Bingo is as rowdy and eccentric as ever, says Sorcha Hornett.

Rejuvenation of former cinema and bingo hall in Wednesbury 

14 Dec 17

Chartered surveyor and property consultancy Sanderson Weatherall has negotiated the sale of a former cinema and bingo hall in Wednesbury, West Midlands.

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Friday Photo: The Kingsway 

1 Dec 17

Today’s Friday photo is the sad looking Kingsway Picture House in Kings Heath.

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Review: 12 Days of Joy Gift Box 

30 Nov 17

Nothing helps build up more excitement for Christmas like a festive advent calendar.

Firefighters extinguish fire inside a grade II-listed building in Harborne. 

15 Nov 17

Firefighters were dispatched to the former cinema and bingo hall on Harborne High Street, at around 7:30AM this morning (15/11), to reports of a smoke coming from the building.

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Brain Training Tips for Better Bingo Playing 

2 Nov 17

After a couple of games you’ve probably got the knack of playing bingo, there’s just one problem, you’re not seeing any return on your stakes.

Gambling care home manager plundered £100k from frail 97-year-old resident and blew it on BINGO 

6 Oct 17

Carleen Wilkins was withdrawing 300 from victim’s account on weekly basis…

Your local Gala Bingo is having a major revamp – here’s what’s changing 

4 Oct 17

Gala – which operates sites in Coventry and Warwickshire – will be turned pink from Friday…

Bongo’s Bingo @ Crane, 27 Sep 2017 

23 Sep 17

27 Sep 2017 – Rock Pop at The Rainbow Venues…

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Police appeal after teenager victim to daylight sexual assault in Great Park, Rubery 

19 Aug 17

West Midlands Police are investigating after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in broad daylight on a Saturday afternoon in the Great Park area of Rubery last month.

Pair jailed for machete robbery at Coventry bingo casino 

28 Jul 17

The Coventry men were quickly caught after the police recognised them on a CCTV recording…

Good Samaritan attacked with brick at the James Bridge petrol… 

17 Jul 17

A GOOD Samaritan has spoken of the shocking moment he was attacked with a BRICK after protecting a lorry driver from verbal abuse.

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Live Review: Bongo’s Bingo 

15 Jun 17

Megan Gibson reports on the latest instalment of the bingo-rave extravaganza, Bongo’s Bingo The post Live Review: Bongo’s Bingo appeared first on Redbrick .

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Preview: Bongo’s Bingo 

1 Jun 17

Bongo’s Bingo heads to Birmingham for one final summer bang, Megan Gibson previews ahead of the night The post Preview: Bongo’s Bingo appeared first on Redbrick .

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Clothes To Create A Great First Impression At A Job Interview 

30 May 17

So you’ve applied for that dream job, updated the CV and bingo! you’ve got an interview.

New £12m casino to open in the Black Country 

23 May 17

Casino 36 plans to launch new casino and bingo hall next year…

Nine amazing job opportunities in the West Midlands right now – from bingo caller to dog handler 

11 Apr 17

There are plenty of companies seeking recruits near Coventry and Warwickshire…

Bingo caller, dog handler and seven other jobs available in the West Midlands now 

10 Apr 17

A bingo chain, an education union, parking companies and more are among the employers looking for new recruits…

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Where Fashion and Gaming Collide 

10 Mar 17

Is the annoying shopping mall crowd or clingy salesperson putting you off from your next shopping spree? Well, you don’t need to worry anymore! You can still cheer up with a unique kind of retail therapy online at Bingo Extra.

He was only out a month – career Coventry criminal jailed yet again for burglary and robbery 

27 Feb 17

Justin Poyner had only been released from jail for a month before targeting a bingo hall and Co-op…

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Lucky Pants Bingo: A Getaway for mums 

6 Feb 17

Mothers do the toughest job in the world.

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Darrell Takes The First Step 

18 Jan 17

I had noticed Darrell had been a bit distracted since New Year, looking sideways at himself in the mirror, pinching various parts of his body like his stomach, thighs and derriere and asking me more than once if I thought he had bingo wings …….

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Friday Photo: The Royalty, Harborne 

6 Jan 17

Today ‘s Friday photo is of the neglected looking Royalty Cinema in Harborne.

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Live Review: Bongo’s Bingo 

17 Dec 16

Nathan Davies witnesses a mad mixture of bingo and rave at Bongo’s Bingo The post Live Review: Bongo’s Bingo appeared first on Redbrick .

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My days of motherhood with online bingo 

31 Aug 16

Life as a mother is never less than hectic.