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Smear test plea for women in Birmingham and Solihull as screening attendance falls 

23 Jan 18

Women in Birmingham and Solihull are being reminded of the importance of attending regular smear tests for cervical cancer as latest figures reveal that attendance of cervical screening in England is the lowest for two decades.


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Smear test plea for women in Birmingham and Solihull as screening attendance falls 

23 Jan 18

NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are supporting the #SmearForSmear 2018 campaign…


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Smear test plea for women in Birmingham and Solihull as screening attendance falls 

23 Jan 18

Women in Birmingham and Solihull are being reminded of the importance of attending regular smear tests for cervical cancer as latest figures reveal that attendance of cervical screening in England is the lowest for two decades.


Local news
A 93 year old women died after being hit by a bus in Birmingham 

23 Jan 18

A 93 year old woman hit by a bus at the Poplar Road junction – just off the High Street.


Local news
Ten tips to get through the Smear Test 

22 Jan 18

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Today marks the start of Cervical Cancer Awareness Week.


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MPs want women and girls to tell them about sexual harassment in public places 

22 Jan 18

Victims of harassment on the street, on public transport, in shops or in bars are invited to write to MPs…


Local news
One in three women are embarrassed to take smear test 

22 Jan 18

A survey by the charity,   Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust found that one in three young women in the UK  are embarrassed to take a pap smear test .


Local news
Women’s March 2018: Time’s Up and #MeToo movements get massive support 

22 Jan 18

The weather was no deterrent for thousands of women to gather outside Parliament in London on Sunday as they called for ‘ Time’s Up ‘ on harassment, racism, homophobia and inequality.


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Doctor who sexually abused four women patients jailed for 12 years 

18 Jan 18

Jaswant Rathore was convicted of ten offences at Wolverhampton Crown Court after a seven-week trial…


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Doctor who ‘massaged’ women patients to satisfy his desires GUILTY of ten sex offences 

17 Jan 18

Jaswant Rathore was convicted at Wolverhampton Crown Court…


Local news
Birmingham City Ladies back to winning ways against Bristol City Women 

16 Jan 18

Manager Marc Skinner watched with relief as his team, Birmingham City Ladies , won in a FA Women Super League One match on Sunday against Bristol City Women .


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Birmingham City Ladies 2-0 Bristol City Women 

14 Jan 18

Birmingham City Ladies claim a first WSL 1 win since the beginning of October with victory over Bristol City Women.


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The men and women who brought curry to Birmingham 

13 Jan 18

The Bangladeshi pioneers that helped turn the curry into one of the city’s favourite cuisines.


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Emma calls for urgent review of the decision to release convicted rapist John Worboys 

11 Jan 18

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has raised concerns about the imminent release of John Worboys and questioned whether other sex offenders have also been released after serving short sentences.


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Man charged with drug and driving offences after crash injured two women 

10 Jan 18

Nathan O’Doherty is to appear in court this morning…


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Man arrested after driver “flees scene” of smash at Coventry junction 

9 Jan 18

Two women were taken to hospital following the crash on Ansty Road…


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Driver ‘missing’ after pile-up leaves two women in hospital 

9 Jan 18

The collision involved three cars in Ansty Road, Coventry, at 7am today…


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This is why depressive symptoms peak in women during winter 

8 Jan 18

The research – published in the Journal of Affective Disorders – found a relationship between shorter days and greater depressive symptoms among women…


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Reading v Birmingham City in Women’s FA Cup 

8 Jan 18

Manchester City Women will start their defence of the Women’s FA Cup with a tie away to second-tier side Brighton.


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MP Jess Phillips threatens to pay ‘half licence fee’ in BBC Carrie Gracie pay row 

8 Jan 18

China Editor quits over women earning less than men…


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Four new collectible coins to be released by Royal Mint in 2018 

8 Jan 18

The coins will include a 50p piece to commemorate 100 years since women won the right to vote…


Blog feature
Golden Globes 2018 – The Day The Red Carpet Turned Black 

8 Jan 18

If we’re being honest, the choice of the colour black for the red carpet is a bit of a no-brainer.


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‘Victim shaming’ Kelly Brook SLAMMED for saying women put themselves at risk when drinking 

7 Jan 18

The TV personality and model, who appeared as a panellist on ITV’s Loose Women, discussed rapist John Worboys…


Local news
Marking the festive season in style 

5 Jan 18

The St Vincent de Paul Society from Our Lady Of Mount Carmel, Redditch, organised a Christmas party for the 6th year running for homeless people in Birmingham.


News
Two women sadly die following a collision on M42 near Curdworth. 

5 Jan 18

Emergency services were called to the M42 Motorway between junctions 9 and 10 northbound near Curdworth in Sutton Coldfield, at around 3.20AM this morning (05/01), to reports of a collision involving a car and a van.