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Saturday, 10 April 2021 03:53

As the statement issued by Buckingham Palace announced the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh tributes continued to poor in from well-wishers around the world, the Royal Family asked people to...

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Friday, 09 April 2021 13:19

TRIBUTE FROM THE LORD-LIEUTENANT FOR THE WEST MIDLANDS ON BEHALF OF THE WEST MIDLANDS FOLLOWING DEATH OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE PHILIP, DUKE OF EDINBURGH   The Lord-Lieutenant of the West...

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Tuesday, 06 April 2021 01:10

On January 29 2021, Cauda Equina Champions Charity launched their first ever fundraising campaign called ‘1 Million Steps for CES’, but just over eight weeks later and the team have walked over 23...

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Sunday, 04 April 2021 04:04

A school crossing patrol officer is retiring after two decades of helping school children safely across the road. Val Davies began her career as a lollipop lady on the 30 March 2001, after...

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Wednesday, 24 March 2021 00:18

As nation celebrates Pakistan Day and good wishes continue from heads of various states amid spectacular events, various prominent characters were found, including from political fraternity and...

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Saturday, 13 March 2021 04:22

Actress and long-time campaigner for the UK’s Nepalese community, Joanna Lumley OBE, FRGS, has been helping a Nepalese restaurateur deliver his 100,000th free meal since the pandemic...

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Tuesday, 09 March 2021 23:25

Roving Chef for charity Vegetarian for Life, Alex Connell, has completed an epic running challenge, journeying ‘virtually' from Lands' End to John O'Groats, a journey of 875 miles. Starting in...

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Wednesday, 03 March 2021 03:47

From rock legends Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath and Duran Duran, presenters Cat Deeley and Richard Hammond, to celebrity chefs including Glynn Purnell, Birmingham has produced some of the most iconic...

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Tuesday, 02 March 2021 02:55

Roving Chef for charity Vegetarian for Life, Alex Connell, has completed an epic running challenge, journeying ‘virtually' from Lands' End to John O'Groats, a journey of 875 miles. Starting in...

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Wednesday, 24 February 2021 03:36

Local mum Anita Raja will appear alongside TV star Ben Fogle in a new film about the life-saving research of charity Tommy’s, airing on BBC1 this Saturday having sadly found herself among the 1 in 4...

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Tuesday, 23 February 2021 01:55

A 21-year-old swimming teacher has become the youngest woman to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Jasmine Harrison, from Thirsk in North Yorkshire, set off on her 3,000-mile (4,828km) journey from...

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Thursday, 18 February 2021 03:20

Lin Qi, a 26-year-old assistant project manager from Birmingham who works for HS2’s construction partner Laing O’Rourke and J. Murphy joint venture (LMJV), is one of 16 ‘Railway Heroes’ chosen to...

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Tuesday, 16 February 2021 03:00

Tributes have been paid to Sir William Macpherson, the judge who led the Stephen Lawrence inquiry, who has died. He produced the Macpherson Report in 1999 following the inquiry into the murder of...

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Friday, 12 February 2021 00:15

A revered and world-renowned Haringey resident is to have his lasting contribution to the anti-apartheid and equal rights movement recognised after Cabinet approved plans last night to rename a park...

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Tuesday, 02 February 2021 19:25

It was announced that Captain Sir Tom Moore, the 100-year-old who raised almost £33m for NHS charities, died with coronavirus. He was taken to Bedford Hospital after requiring help with his...

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Monday, 01 February 2021 01:59

Captain Sir Tom Moore has been admitted to hospital with coronavirus, his daughter has said. The 100-year-old, who raised almost £33m for the NHS, was taken to Bedford Hospital after requiring help...