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Sunday, 24 January 2021 04:24

Larry King, giant of US broadcasting who achieved worldwide fame for interviewing political leaders and celebrities, has died. King conducted an estimated 50,000 interviews in his six-decade...

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Saturday, 23 January 2021 02:53

Former The Only Way Is Essex star Mick Norcross has died. The businessman and father of Kirk Norcross, who also starred in the ITV show, was found dead at his home in Bulphan. Essex Police said the...

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Friday, 22 January 2021 00:51

Four charities based in the West Midlands have won a £1,000 Christmas gift thanks to nominations from the public. The charities were nominated to win a share of £120,000 as part of specialist...

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Thursday, 21 January 2021 02:40

Sandwell’s Deputy Council Leader has paid a heartfelt tribute to Tipton Twin, Doris Hobday, following an announcement by her family that she has passed away after losing her battle with...

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Wednesday, 20 January 2021 01:53

A major incident has been declared as Storm Christoph is set to bring widespread flooding to parts of England. The Met Office issued an amber weather warning for rain in Yorkshire and the Humber,...

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Tuesday, 19 January 2021 21:10

Sunrise: 8 August 1952 Sunset: 17 January 2021 Sheldon Barnett (aka Steven/Shelly) was born in Clarendon, Jamaica - a talented sportsman who was a prolific member of the Oaklands Football Club in...

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Monday, 18 January 2021 02:07

The government is planning new laws to protect statues in England from being removed "on a whim or at the behest of a baying mob", Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has said. He said...

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Sunday, 17 January 2021 04:04

Birmingham City Council will be launching Our Future City Plan: Central Birmingham 2040, Shaping our City Together, which sets out its plans to help create a greener, more prosperous and fairer...

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Sunday, 17 January 2021 04:03

Following an initial consultation on a potential new name for ‘Black Boy’ Lane in 2020, Haringey Council, in London, is now moving to a second phase of the consultation – asking residents their...

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Tuesday, 12 January 2021 01:48

Councils in the Black Country will return to the High Court on Wednesday 27 January to seek the renewal of a ground-breaking injunction banning car cruising in the region for a further three years....

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Sunday, 10 January 2021 04:33

Volunteers are being recruited across the city to crochet coasters and macramé mats to include in gift packages to residents in Care Homes and isolated people within Birmingham’s communities in a...

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Friday, 08 January 2021 02:13

Work has begun to sensitively convert a Grade II listed building in the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter into exclusive soulful living spaces for urban city dwellers.  The Reliance...

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Monday, 04 January 2021 04:10

A newly formed charity, ‘Threads Together’ hopes to make its contribution to the run up of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games by engaging with as many people from Birmingham’s commonwealth...

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Saturday, 02 January 2021 04:34

Birmingham Hippodrome is set to beam a special light installation from Birmingham City Centre over the New Year period to share a message of hope and peace for 2021. The installation - Global...

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Wednesday, 30 December 2020 04:43

WaterAid ambassadors and well-known supporters are sharing their inspiring moments of togetherness and kindness from the year and encouraging the public to do the same to stand in solidarity with...

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Saturday, 26 December 2020 23:53

Funds for more than 120,000 meals were donated to vulnerable and homeless people across the country in time for Christmas, thanks to the Just Eat Christmas Meal Appeal launched in partnership...