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School Children Name Care Home Suites After Their Local Heroes 

4 Jan 18

Pupils from Hollyfield Primary School took part in a competition to name the three suites at Care UK’s Mercia Grange on Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield.


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Lilies Funeral Directors Celebrate 2nd Anniversary 

4 Jan 18

A new funeral home for Sutton Coldfield based Lilies Funeral Directors as they celebrate their second anniversary.


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John Taylor Hospice Launches New 3 Year Plan 

3 Jan 18

John Taylor Hospice is aiming to reach more local families with the launch of its new Three Year Strategic Plan, The Way Ahead.


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Police Officer Impales Arm on Spike but Still Catches Suspect 

30 Dec 17

A West Midlands Police officer was seriously hurt when his arm was impaled on a metal fence while pursuing a reported bike thief The post Police Officer Impales Arm on Spike but Still Catches Suspect appeared first on Sutton Coldfield Local News .


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Sporting Legend and TV Star Headline ATLP’s First Conference 

29 Dec 17

The high profile guest speakers will headline the large-scale training event – which takes place at the prestigious Solihull National Conference Centre on 8 January.


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Club News: Erdington Court Winter Indoor Membership Up Since Open Day 

29 Dec 17

Erdington Court ended the year with four evening and afternoon indoor leagues in full swing – with over 70 members in total taking part.


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Girl Suffers Serious Head Injury in Fairfax Road Car Crash 

29 Dec 17

Police and ambulance crews attended a road traffic accident on the Fairfax Road yesterday (Thursday…


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New Gym to Open in January With Transformation of Old Night Club 

5 Dec 17

Since the closer of Hyde After Dark in Sutton Coldfield’s Gracechurch Centre, the impressive space…


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Parking Plonkers Targeted in New Police Operation 

5 Dec 17

The operation was intelligence-led and prompted by members of the public who’d notified neighbourhood policing teams and the local authority about repeat parking offenders who were causing concern in communities.


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Sutton Coldfield Gallery Opens Community Art Cafe and They Need Your Paper Chain Skills 

25 Nov 17

If you have yet to visit the gallery in Sutton Coldfield’s Gracechurch Centre now is…


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Sutton Schools and Community “Champions” Praised for Keeping Children Safe 

24 Nov 17

Two Arthur Terry Learning Partnership schools and an “exceptional” community nurse and police officer have…


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Businesses and residents hand over petition in bid to prevent new Tesco Express store from opening in Sutton Coldfield 

8 Nov 17

A petition against the opening of a new Tesco Express store in Sutton Coldfield has…


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Twenty-Two Schools to Benefit From Mayor’s Challenge 

26 Oct 17

Earlier this year Sutton Coldfield Mayor, Cllr David Pears, invited local schools to apply for inclusion in the Mayor’s Challenge 2018 and received an excellent response The post Twenty-Two Schools to Benefit From Mayor’s Challenge appeared first …


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Twenty-Two Schools to Benefit From Mayor’s Challenge 

26 Oct 17

Earlier this year Sutton Coldfield Mayor, Cllr David Pears, invited local schools to apply for inclusion in the Mayor’s Challenge 2018 and received an excellent response The post Twenty-Two Schools to Benefit From Mayor’s Challenge appeared first …


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What’s On: Made in Dagenham at Highbury Cinema Club 

25 Oct 17

What: Made in Dagenham (Cert 15) Where: Highbury Theatre in Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield B73…


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What’s On: Made in Dagenham at Highbury Cinema Club 

25 Oct 17

What: Made in Dagenham (Cert 15) Where: Highbury Theatre in Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield B73…


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Club News: Erdington Court Carry Their Winning Ways Over to the Indoor Season 

25 Oct 17

Erdington Court has started the indoor season in a growing competitive mood – swollen by…


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Club News: Erdington Court Carry Their Winning Ways Over to the Indoor Season 

25 Oct 17

Erdington Court has started the indoor season in a growing competitive mood – swollen by…


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Photography For Beginners Course Launches Later This Month 

20 Oct 17

A new photography course aimed at beginners is starting in Sutton Coldfield at the end of this month – but more experienced camera users may also find it a useful refresher.


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Junior Hockey Open Morning 

20 Oct 17

Sutton Coldfield based Streetly Hockey Club is hosting a free junior hockey open morning on Saturday 28th October The post Junior Hockey Open Morning appeared first on Sutton Coldfield Local News .


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Half Term Halloween Fun at The Gracechurch Centre 

20 Oct 17

Families are in for a Halloween treat this half term as The Gracechurch Centre announces a host of spook-tacular activities to keep the children entertained.


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What’s On: Embroidery Exhibition 

19 Oct 17

When: 26-28 October 2017 What: Celebrating Stitch Exhibition Where: The Trinity Centre, Mill Street, Sutton Coldfield The post What’s On: Embroidery Exhibition appeared first on Sutton Coldfield Local News .


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By Royal Invitation – ATLP Heads Outward Bound for Buckingham Palace 

19 Oct 17

Leaders from the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) have been on an expedition to Buckingham Palace to celebrate their stellar work with the Outward Bound Trust charity.


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Shortlist Announced for Peddimore Development 

13 Oct 17

The final four bidders to reach the next stage of the procurement process to partner with Birmingham City Council and lead the development of the Peddimore employment site in Sutton Coldfield have been announced.


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What’s On: Linda Haynes Exhibition at Highbury Theatre 

13 Oct 17

When: 17 – 28 October 2017 What: Art Exhibition – Linda Haynes (4ArtSake) Where: Highbury Theatre, Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield The post What’s On: Linda Haynes Exhibition at Highbury Theatre appeared first on Sutton Coldfield Local News .


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Club News: Erdington Court Bowls Open Day 

13 Oct 17

Erdington Court Bowls Club held its annual open day to publicise its winter indoor arena and evening leagues – attracting over 150 visitors including Lord Mayor of Birmingham Councillor Anne Underwood.


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Man Banned From Sutton Coldfield and Erdington Arrested for Breach of Injunction 

13 Oct 17

A man with links to gang activity in Birmingham is behind bars on suspicion of breaching an injunction secured by West Midlands Police in a bid to sever his links to crime in the city.


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Local Resident Asks – Is Sutton Coldfield Town Council Fit For Purpose? 

13 Oct 17

The Town Council should be run for the benefit of all residents by the residents and should be open and transparent with decisions being taken in public and not in private meetings of the majority group.


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Twenty-one Years of Football with Rotary District Festival 

13 Oct 17

Now in its 21st year, 220 pupils took part in the Rotary District Special Needs Football Festival, held at Aston Villa Football Club Academy recently.


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Sutton Coldfield Customers Help Raise Over £3000 at MacMillan’s Biggest Coffee Morning 

11 Oct 17

M&S Sutton Coldfield has raised over £3000 after a month-long fundraising campaign for Macmillan Cancer Support’s flagship annual event, World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.


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Library Group Benefit From £1400 Donation Following Sutton Coldfield Expo 

3 Oct 17

One particular organisation that benefited from the exposure of the Expo was the Friends Of Libraries In Our Sutton Coldfield who have reported that following the event two members of the public generously donated £1400.


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‘Monthly’ Craft Market Takes Permanent Fortnightly Reign on the Parade 

3 Oct 17

Sutton Coldfield’s arts and crafts scene is delighted to see Bert and Gert’s take on a fortnightly spot on the Parade.


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Royal Town Set to Host Eighth Sutton Coldfield Expo 

29 Sep 17

Sutton Coldfield’s annual Expo event returns this Saturday 30 th September, for the eighth consecutive year.


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Sutton Coldfield Town Council Supports the Four Oaks Community Fair 

27 Sep 17

Families and businesses will be flocking to Arthur Terry School this Saturday (30th September) when the eighth Four Oaks Community Fair takes place.


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Sutton Coldfield Store to Transform its Café into 1920s-Style Tea Room for World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 

26 Sep 17

Cake lovers can look forward to a fun-filled, vintage tea room theme event at M&S Sutton Coldfield on Friday 29 September.


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Suspected murder-suicide after discovery of two bodies 

26 Sep 17

An investigation has been launched after the bodies of a husband and wife were discovered at separate addresses in what’s believed to be a murder-suicide.


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Exciting New Art Space to Open at ‘BHS’ Sutton Coldfield 

19 Sep 17

West Midlands based artist collective, Direct Art Action is opening a new art space in Sutton Coldfield.


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M&S Mere Green Supporting World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 

19 Sep 17

M&S joins forces with Macmillan Cancer Support to host World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event at M&S Mere Green The post M&S Mere Green Supporting World’s Biggest Coffee Morning appeared first on Sutton Coldfield Local News .


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Highbury Cinema Presents The Help (cert 12) 

19 Sep 17

For their fourth season, Highbury Cinema have chosen a wonderful selection of films to celebrate strong powerful roles for women, continuing on Saturday 30 September with The Help.


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Sutton Coldfield Primary School’s £1.2m Refurbishment Programme 

18 Sep 17

An outstanding Sutton Coldfield primary school is welcoming even more pupils this September following a £1.2m refurbishment programme to “future proof” its excellent education provision.


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West Midlands Police Launch Knife Crime Campaign 

18 Sep 17

Police across the West Midlands are going ‘all out’ on knife crime in a week…


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School Celebrating 70th Anniversary With Open Evening 

14 Sep 17

Cherry Orchard Junior & Infant School, in Handsworth Wood is celebrating its 70th anniversary this month and the staff are reaching out across Birmingham in search of ex-pupils.


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Online Petition Demanding Council Tax Refund Hits 13,000 Signatures 

10 Sep 17

Sutton Coldfield councillor, Alex Yip (Con.


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Bravery awards for men who saved pregnant woman from knife attack 

10 Sep 17

Three members of the public who rushed to protect a pregnant women from a frenzied knife attacker have received bravery awards from West Midlands Police − and hailed heroes by the force’s top officer.


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Sutton Coldfield Media Production Company Goes Global 

8 Sep 17

A Sutton Coldfield media company is going from strength to strength – after taking its productions around the world.


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Sutton Coldfield Studio Raising Funds to Record Compilation Album of Local Bands 

23 Aug 17

The guys behind Sutton Coldfield based community minded recording and rehearsal studio The Band Hub…


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Local Sainsbury’s Branch Brings in a Trolley-Load of Money for Friends of Good Hope Hospital 

17 Jul 17

Friends of Good Hope Hospital were delighted to have collected an incredible £6,000 from the Sainsbury’s Local on Walsall Street in Sutton Coldfield, the results of a successful year’s charity work with the local supermarket.


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The Big Sleuth Cub at Sixth Sense Salon 

13 Jul 17

If you go down to Sixth Sense Salon today, you’re in for a big surprise……


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Rotary Provides Practical Help to KIDS West Midlands Early Years Centre 

13 Jul 17

The KIDS West Midlands charity has a new piece of equipment at their Early Years Centre on Birmingham Road in Sutton Coldfield, following a donation by the Rotary Club of Wylde Green.


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Gracie’s Close Shave for Charity 

13 Jul 17

A brave ten-year-old from Sutton Coldfield has had her long locks shaved off for charity declaring: “It’s only hair, it will grow back!” The post Gracie’s Close Shave for Charity appeared first on Sutton Coldfield Local News .


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Abseilers Drop 17 Storeys to Support Hospice Care 

13 Jul 17

More than 20 people went over the edge in a 170ft abseil to raise money for John Taylor Hospice.


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Parents Urged to Have Their Say over Planned Cuts to “Vital” Children’s Services across Sutton Coldfield 

13 Jul 17

Public Meeting: 10am, Monday 17 July, Mere Green Community Centre Five popular children’s centres in…


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Appeal for Witnesses: Police Arrest Man Following Birmingham Road Hit and Run 

12 Jul 17

Police investigating a serious non-stop traffic collision in Sutton Coldfield have arrested a man.


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Burglar Proposed with Ring Stolen from 91-Year-Old Sutton Coldfield Woman 

8 Jul 17

A cruel thief swiped a 91-year-old woman’s wedding jewellery during a burglary at her home − and days later proposed to a woman with one of the stolen rings.


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Local Career Coach Clara Wilcox Joins Forces With Global Platform Careercake 

7 Jul 17

Local Career Coach has joined the global online training platform, Careercake to bring her special recipe of work-life balance training to the world.


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Parkinson’s UK Sutton Coldfield Receives £8,365 From Sainsbury’s Mere Green 

7 Jul 17

Parkinson’s UK Royal Sutton Coldfield and North Birmingham Branch has received a cheque from Sainsbury’s Mere Green to the value of £8,365.87 The post Parkinson’s UK Sutton Coldfield Receives £8,365 From Sainsbury’s Mere Green appeared first on …


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Local children’s language franchise expands into new territories 

4 Jul 17

A Sutton Coldfield bred children’s language learning franchise is celebrating significant UK expansion this month, after welcoming six new franchisees into the fold in June alone, from Sevenoaks in Kent all the way up to West Kilbride in Scotland.


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Club News: Sutton Coldfield Speakers’ Club Report June 2017 

4 Jul 17

Sutton Coldfield Speakers’ Club held two regular meetings in June plus a social event.


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Concerts in the Park Hailed a Success 

4 Jul 17

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has hailed the weekend’s Concert in the Park a massive success with 10,000 people attended over the two days.


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Tickets for Concert in the Park will be Available on the Night 

29 Jun 17

If you haven’t purchased your tickets for this weekend’s Concert in the Park it will now be possible to purchase them on the day from an onsite box office.