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Reassurance over Tipton Christmas events 

15 Jun 18

People in Tipton are being reassured that there will be a Christmas lights switch on and other festive events in the town this year.

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Burntwood Singers on the lookout for new members as they prepare to perform summer concert 

1 Jun 18

The Burntwood Singers are taking to the stage once more.

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[VIDEO] Final instalment of BBC ‘Ambulance’ covers harrowing city centre crash 

31 May 18

IN THE final installment of Ambulance tonight (Thursday) viewers follow West Midlands Ambulance Service on the final Saturday night before Christmas as they deal with the expected regular emergencies and an unexpected major incident.

The best thing about home is CHRISTMAS – here’s why and how it starts NOW 

29 May 18

Meet the caring couple who turn their home into one of the brightest Christmas displays in Brum…

Pothole approx 12″ wide, and 6″ deep, 25th May 

25 May 18

The pothole has been there since before Christmas, because of how deep it is, when cars go over it all the water splashes and covers the pavements and any cars parked outside the properties.

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Promise Dreams Festive Film Day 

11 May 18

Come and join us for this special Christmas event at Light House and into the festive spirit with a seasonal family film.

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Have You Joined Lucky Checkout? 

11 May 18

In our current climate, we all like something that is free.

‘We did not know how we were going to feed ourselves’ the powerful account of a family using Birmingham foodbanks 

7 May 18

The Sysum family had their Christmas saved twice by a Birmingham foodbank…

The Spring edition of City Social has officially opened underneath Suffolk Street Queensway Underpass.  

4 May 18

City Social has officially opened underneath the Suffolk Street Queensway Underpass following the successful 2017 City Social events, part of Birmingham Weekender in September and Christmas at City Social that was live for six weeks on the run up to …

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Wilde Tales and Gruesome Ghosts this Christmas! 

2 May 18

We may still be waiting for the Summer weather, but we’re thrilled to announce that our magical Christmas season is back, and this time we’re bringing you not one fantastic show, but two! Tall Stories , the Olivier-nominated producers of The …

Woman called 999 an astonishing 740 times in three months – including nearly 100 on Christmas Day 

1 May 18

She has now been slapped with a 2,000 fine…

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Nature Fairy 

28 Apr 18

I am late added this but better late as they say.

Flytipping on Moseley Road, 28th April 

28 Apr 18

There’s a flytipped real Christmas tree dumped on the grass verge of Moseley Road at the junction of Stubbington Close in Bilston.

City Social returns to Suffolk Street Queensway Underpass in May.  

27 Apr 18

Following the successful 2017 City Social events, part of Birmingham Weekender in September and Christmas at City Social that was live for six weeks on the run up to Christmas, the first of the 2018 events will be spring at City Social taking place …

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Spring Resolutions For Your Home, Lifestyle and Health 

20 Apr 18

Am I the only person who thinks that making resolutions in the new year is a complete waste of time? By that, I don’t mean that resolutions per se are the issue, just that January is the wrong time to be making them.

Tickets go on sale for 2018 performance of The Snowman at Lichfield Cathedral 

17 Apr 18

Tickets have gone on sale for a performance of The Snowman at Lichfield Cathedral.

Photos from the April 2018 Market 

10 Apr 18

Although we had to wait an extra month after the winter break, the April Market was a great start to the year.

Driver jailed for faking car-key burglary after crashing Audi on Christmas Day 

9 Apr 18

Mitchell Gemmell, 31, fled the scene of the smash in a festive jumper after his car hit a tree…

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A Certain Person’s Easter Egg To Be Kept On Hold …… 

29 Mar 18

It seems that Father Christmas gave Nigel an open ticket to New York to stay for as long as he wanted …….

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Nigel Slater: The Christmas Chronicles 

25 Mar 18

I have daffodils in a vase on my table.

Christmas tree fly-tipper is first to receive on-the-spot £400 fine 

23 Mar 18

Sandwell Council’s enforcement team caught a fly-tipper red-handed as they tried to dump a number of Christmas trees in a Smethwick street.

UB40 announce huge 40th anniversary gig at Arena Birmingham 

23 Mar 18

Robin Campbell’s UB40 will play Arena Birmingham on the Friday night before Christmas…

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New Year’s Eve 

23 Mar 18

The end of the old year and the start of something new.

Who is Indiana Vassilev? Aston Villa’s latest whizz kid profiled 

22 Mar 18

The USA starlet linked up with AVFC before Christmas…

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21 Mar 18

We spent Christmas Day with my sister and her family this year, and I love this photo I took of her with her boys.