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Pervy pensioner Robert Moore, 71, secretly filmed men in toilets at M6 Toll service station 

7 Feb 18

Officers think there could be more victims…

Stay well in colder weather 

6 Feb 18

Sandwell Council is supporting the national Stay Well This Winter campaign to help older people and those with long-term conditions during colder weather.

Man who battered OAP in mixed martial arts attack handed longer in jail 

6 Feb 18

Kenny Field hit victim more than 20 times in brutal street robbery…

Hunt to find ‘nasty robber’ who attacked Sutton Coldfield OAP 

5 Feb 18

Samantha Jo Jones from Erdington is wanted so she can be sentenced for the Farthing Lane robbery…

Jailed in January: ISIS supporter and pensioner who sexually abused young girls 

4 Feb 18

Mugshots of criminals locked up over the past month…

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Happy Birthday Mum 

3 Feb 18

It’s Mum’s birthday.

Police release photos of pensioner’s ‘terrible injuries’ in bid to trace raider 

2 Feb 18

DETECTIVES are urging the public to help trace a man after an elderly woman was left with horrific injuries when she was robbed in her home.

New CCTV released in hunt to find man who attacked pensioner in Tamworth 

2 Feb 18

Elderly man was attacked at the main entrance to Ankerside Shopping Centre in Tamworth…

Elderly man elbowed aside from cash machine and card stolen 

2 Feb 18

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the incident…

Large potholes on the junction between Hilingford Avenue and Bonnington way., 1st February 

1 Feb 18

Been there a long time.

OAP tied up and tortured with an iron in brutal burglary at her Edgbaston home 

1 Feb 18

The 71-year-old was also beaten with a stick in 90-minute ordeal…

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Moving Moves 

1 Feb 18

TRANSLUNAR PARADISE Patrick Centre, Birmingham Hippodrome, Wednesday 31 st January, 2018   Theatre Ad Infinitum are reviving their hit show from seven years ago and it’s a good fit for the Hippodrome’s studio space.

Pensioner shoved to floor in ‘despicable’ shopping centre attack 

31 Jan 18

Elderly man attacked outside Ankerside mall in Tamworth…

Top award for Dudley care company 

30 Jan 18

HOME Instead Senior Care, a company specialising in at-home care for older people in Dudley and surrounding areas, has been honoured with a Best Employer in Care Award.

Dark River 

25 Jan 18

Dark River From the critically acclaimed writer/director of the ‘Selfish Giant’, Dark River tells the story of Alice who returns to her home village in the north of England after 15 years following the death of her father, hoping to claim the …

Neighbourhood partnership information. 

24 Jan 18

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by Nic on 24 January 2018 .

Walk this way to brighten your mood 

18 Jan 18

People in the Black Country are being encouraged by the local NHS to walk away the January blues.

Water woman! Holly, 77, says it’s never too late to make a splash 

17 Jan 18

Coventry pensioner learned to swim in later years – and wants others to take the plunge…

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Birmingham Home Care workers will be on strike on Saturday 20th January, with a rally from 12 – 2pm in Victoria Square 

14 Jan 18

Please support our 350 home care workers who are in dispute over redundancies and a new rota system.

Police make urgent plea to key witness in hunt for killer of Sutton Coldfield pensioner Arthur Gumbley 

4 Jan 18

Arthur, 87 known as Bob to family and friends was savagely beaten and robbed in his Endwood Drive home on Tuesday November 21…

Paedophile jailed after sexually assaulting pensioners who were walking dogs 

3 Jan 18

Sick pervert had just completed a sentence for downloading indecent images of children…

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Let’s Hear it for the Carers 

28 Dec 17

I missed my Christmas Day visit to see Mum.

Meet the Pamper with a Hamper winners of 2017 

27 Dec 17

These big-hearted pensioners deserved a Christmas treat – here’s why…

Elderly man injured following a collision in Kings Heath on Boxing Day. 

27 Dec 17

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were dispatched to Vicarage Road, at around 1:30PM on Boxing Day, to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car near Abbots Road.

Pensioner suffers multiple injuries after being hit by car near Birmingham park 

27 Dec 17

Pedestrian, aged in his 70s, injured at the junction of Vicarage Road and Avenue Road near Kings Heath park…