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Driver saves passengers from severe bus fire in Walsall 

8 Dec 17

Emergency services were called to Bloxwich Road, at 9.45am this morning (08/12), to reports of a severe fire on single-decker bus.


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Driver saves passengers after dramatic bus fire in Walsall 

8 Dec 17

Fire crews were called to Bloxwich Road at 9.45am on Friday (December 8…


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30 days of human comms: #27 A newspaper interview with medics who treated Manchester bomb patients 

8 Dec 17

So far in the round-up of human comms we’ve looked at digital content that the organisation has shaped itself.


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Man ‘cements microwave to head’ in Wolverhampton 

7 Dec 17

Fire crews took an hour to free the man who “could have suffocated” in the prank.


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Indoor Car Boot Sale, 10 Dec 2017 

7 Dec 17

10 Dec 2017 – Community at Bishop Vesey Grammar School Welcome all to a warm indoor car boot with generous selling space and toilet facilities.


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Why Ladywood fire station is giving out free warm clothes today 

7 Dec 17

Staff at Ladywood Fire Station have been collecting coats, shoes and sleeping bags to help the homeless this winter…


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Fire near open gas main in Solihull ‘probably arson’ 

6 Dec 17

The car blaze happened close to a spot where a gas pipe was being dug up.


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Suspected arsonists set car on fire next to an open gas main in Chelmsley Wood 

6 Dec 17

SUSPECTED arsonists played a dangerous game as they set fire to a car next to an open gas main in Chelmsley Wood last night.


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Christmas lectures go off with a bang 

6 Dec 17

Setting crisps on fire, making spinach glow, and detonating hundreds of ping pong balls were just some of the experiments the children attending Warwick’s Christmas lectures were treated to this year.


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Fire Service urges residents to take care on the roads this winter 

5 Dec 17

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to extra care on the roads as more wintery weather is forecast The reminder comes after the service saw four fatalities on the county’s roads in the last month and attended 56 road traffic …


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Birmingham Tesco evacuated over fire in self-service checkout machine 

5 Dec 17

The ambulance service sent a hazard team to the city centre store.


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New Fire Service Recruits take part in a week of Prevent and Protect training 

4 Dec 17

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service’s trainees have taken part in a full week of prevent and protect training.


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Lifford Lane, in Kings Norton closed after crash 

4 Dec 17

Kings Norton fire service are warning motorists to avoid the area after the collision.


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Elderly man taken to hospital after Sutton Coldfield house fire 

4 Dec 17

Fire and ambulance crews attended Nighwood Drive in Streetly where a man and his chickens were rescued…


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Rubbish dumped in alleyway rear of Doidge Road., 2nd December 

2 Dec 17

Blocking access to rear of properties.


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Abandoned car in alleyway rear of 29 Doidge Road., 2nd December 

2 Dec 17

Car has been abandoned for 2 1/2 years.


Blog feature
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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CANNABIS FARM found after fire at Pak Supermarket in Lozells 

28 Nov 17

Man arrested and five people led to safety…


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Fire Service gives top tips for staying safe this winter 

28 Nov 17

WITH temperatures getting colder and nights getting longer Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to stay safe in their homes and on the roads this winter.


Business
3 ways to improve health & safety with packaging equipment 

28 Nov 17

Health and safety is an essential component of any workplace.


Blog feature
Morning Prayer – Tuesday 28 November 2017 

28 Nov 17

Psalm 97 The Lord is king: let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of the isles be glad.


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Closed door ‘saved man’s life’ in Bilston flat fire 

27 Nov 17

An e-cigarette charging cable is believed to have started the blaze in a ground-floor flat.


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Amazon deals for Cyber Monday 2017 include PS4, Xbox, Nintendo, Echo, Fire, Kindle and TVs 

27 Nov 17

Amazon says its sales will run through to December 1 and has dubbed it Cyber Week…


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M6 car fire closes ALL lanes – sparking commuter chaos 

27 Nov 17

Reports indicate that there will be delays as far back as junction 10a…


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Woman and children rescued from Birmingham flat fire 

26 Nov 17

They were taken to hospital after a fire started in the early hours of Sunday.