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West Midlands residents are ‘struggling’ – so why are our mental health trusts getting less funding? 

21 Apr 18

West Midlands mental health trusts saw lower incomes than in 2011/12, once inflation is taken into account…


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Mum’s outrage over police not investigating attack on daughter, 12, because it’s ‘not cost effective’ 

20 Apr 18

Greater Manchester Police reportedly suggested she should resolve the issue herself by visiting the parents of the attacker…


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These were the most crime-ridden parts of Walsall last month 

19 Apr 18

The figures show the parts of the borough with the greatest danger of crime…


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These were the most crime-ridden parts of Solihull last month 

19 Apr 18

The figures show the parts of the borough with the greatest danger of crime…


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These were the most crime-ridden parts of Dudley last month 

19 Apr 18

The figures show the parts of the borough with the greatest danger of crime…


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These were the most crime-ridden parts of Sandwell last month 

19 Apr 18

The figures show the parts of the borough with the greatest danger of crime…


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These were the most crime-ridden parts of Wolverhampton last month 

19 Apr 18

The figures show the parts of the borough with the greatest danger of crime…


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Police encouraging residents to patrol streets of Solihull 

19 Apr 18

It’s part of an active citizenship initiative…


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Staffordshire men jailed for sexually exploiting girls 

19 Apr 18

Victims described as ‘brave’ as defendants jailed for more than 17 years…


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New ‘miracle’ suncream launched for eczema sufferers – and it’s £12 

19 Apr 18

The 12 suncream, available now at Boots, Waitrose, Asda, Ocado and ChildsFarm.


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Worry over ‘terrible’ increase in crime figures across Solihull 

19 Apr 18

There has been an overall increase of 1,467 crimes in the year to date…


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Biker thief uses grinder to steal motorbike outside Asda 

19 Apr 18

The incident took place on the store giant’s Queslett car park in Great Barr…


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Mum and teenage kids threatened at gunpoint in horrifying attempted robbery 

19 Apr 18

The horrific attack took place in a residential area of Wolverhampton…


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Member of Frankley Killers gang jailed for organising hit on rival’s house 

19 Apr 18

Jamie Wood did not pull the trigger but ‘orchestrated’ the attack in Coriander Close, Northfield…


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The law on keeping your children off school in the heatwave 

19 Apr 18

One Midlands dad sparked controversy with his decision to keep his children away from school as the mercury soared…


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People living in this part of the West Midlands are among most likely in UK to die from avoidable causes 

19 Apr 18

The latest data from the Office for National Statistics has shown that 2,319 people in the area died an avoidable death…


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Man gunned down in horror late-night Bordesley attack named locally as ‘Tyrone’ 

17 Apr 18

A major murder investigation has been launched following the shooting in the early hours of Sunday…


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Raiders in ‘black uniforms’ brutally beat up a city jewellery shop owner in a raid 

17 Apr 18

Police in dramatic foot chase after robbery in Stratford Road, Sparkhill…


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Teacher Deborah Lowe cleared of having sex with teenage pupil 35 years her junior 

17 Apr 18

Deborah Lowe, 54, wiped away tears…


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Shamed housing worker who was jailed for fraud ordered to repay £20k 

17 Apr 18

Zara Danyaal pretended to be homeless and made six fake applications for accommodation…


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From South Africa to Solihull – how Google Digital Garage helps Janine take the plunge in business 

17 Apr 18

Passionate swimmer Janine Kyle is enjoying a splash of success with help from Google…


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JLR man died after his head was stamped on in ‘brutal’ attack, murder trial told 

16 Apr 18

Victim Garry Twist and his girlfriend were followed from pub, jurors heard…


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Computer blunder means families must wait until Tuesday for school place news 

16 Apr 18

City council forced to apologise to parents who should have had email on Monday…


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West Midlands attitudes to race have moved on since Enoch Powell’s Rivers of Blood speech survey has found 

16 Apr 18

Britain is less prejudiced than in 1968 says thinktank but racism has not gone away…


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Viagra is now available over the counter – and more men are giving it a go 

16 Apr 18

It is said that erectile problems affect up to one in five men…


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Family pay heartbreaking tribute to “little angel” Viktorija Sokolova 

15 Apr 18

Viktorija Sokolova was tragically found dead in Wolverhamptons West Park just before 7am on Thursday…


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Watch: Terrifying 20-man street brawl erupts as thug wields machete in street attack yards from Villa Park 

15 Apr 18

No arrests have yet been made…


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Murder probe after man killed in Bordesley shooting 

15 Apr 18

Officers were called to a shooting in South Holme near to Garrison Lane in the Bordesley area just after 12am this morning…


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Ex-prisoner who was violent gang member reveals all: How inmates smoke letters soaked in liquid drugs 

14 Apr 18

Letters from outside are being soaked in liquid Black Mamba…


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This is how police caught two street gang members linked to ‘23 Drillas’ 

14 Apr 18

Two members of street gang 23 Drillas jailed for gun offences and perverting course of justice…


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Armed gang assault terrified family after storming in while they watched TV 

14 Apr 18

The family were watching television in their Wolverhampton home…


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Police seek extra time to interview two teens arrested on suspicion of schoolgirl’s murder 

14 Apr 18

They were arrested after the body of schoolgirl Vicktorija Sokolova was found West Park on Thursday.


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Two would-be crooks “captured on CCTV using relay device to try and steal Range Rover” 

14 Apr 18

Police appeal after failed attempt to steal Range Rover in Solihull…


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Two killers jailed for life over horrific street murder 

14 Apr 18

Young Warwickshire dad died in ‘callous and brutal’ murder…


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Could you pass this 11+ quiz which has left parents stumped? 

14 Apr 18

Parents struggle with the questions they expect their children to answer for entrance exams…


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Student knocked unconscious and loses teeth in terrifying attack as she walked home 

14 Apr 18

Georgia Jennings was on her way home when she was assaulted outside Asda in Molineux Way, Wolverhampton…


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Man wins High Court battle with Google over ‘right to be forgotten’ 

13 Apr 18

The ruling in the man’s favour was made by a judge in London on Friday…


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Two arrested after body of schoolgirl, 14, found in Wolverhampton’s West Park 

13 Apr 18

The victim has been named by police as Vicktorija Sokolova…


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Bomb threat emails sent to schools in the Midlands ‘believed to be false and malicious’ 

13 Apr 18

Communications branded a hoax by West Midlands Police…


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Impressive new secondary school to open as early as next year 

13 Apr 18

The 750-place West Bromwich Collegiate Academy will be built on derelict land in Kelvin Way…


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West Midlands car thefts have doubled in two years as a result of relay key crime 

13 Apr 18

Car industry has been urged to step up security during summit with police commissioner…


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Horror as van driver “dragged to floor” during violent robbery outside Great Barr Asda 

12 Apr 18

The attack took place directly outside the Asda Queslett store in Great Barr…


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Hero shopkeeper fends off knife-wielding robber in botched raid 

12 Apr 18

The shopkeeper was sprayed in the face during an attempted robbery in Hamstead, Great Barr…


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Murder investigation launched after body of teenage girl found in West Park 

12 Apr 18

A member of the public made the grim find and raised the alarm…


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Passenger stabbed on bus near St Andrew’s football ground 

12 Apr 18

Offender allegedly knifed the 34-year-old as he attempted to rob him…


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Watch: Moment 23 Drillas gang member opens fire at party – to show off 

12 Apr 18

Yusupha Sarr who has been jailed also fired a sawn-off shotgun at a rival…


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Busted flush! Desperate crooks flush pot down the potty 

12 Apr 18

Cannabis team reveal pictures of drugs flushed down the toilet for the first time…


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30 Under 30: Meet the city entrepreneur helping mentor the next generation 

12 Apr 18

Mike Bandar juggles running his own companies, including Instagram scheduling tool Hopper HQ, with guiding would-be entrepreneurs on the path to launching their own businesses…


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Some hospitals are spending far more on food for patients than others 

12 Apr 18

There are fears a ‘postcode lottery’ in hospital food may be damaging the health of patients…


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How Wolverhampton Wanderers could re-write Premier League history forever 

11 Apr 18

The Championship leaders, owned by FOSUN, could make history if they are promoted, experts predict…


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Arabian Nites says reports on violence are ‘free publicity’ and blame cops for area’s gang violence 

11 Apr 18

Trouble-hit nightspot has been hit by shootings, violence and gang incidents…


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Masked raider shoves security guard and steals cash during Tesco robbery 

11 Apr 18

The raid happened inside Tesco Express, Hamstead Road…


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Four arrested after masked gang tie up staff at West Bromwich wholesaler in terrifying robbery 

11 Apr 18

Workers were threatened with a gun and baseball bat before raiders fled with huge cigarette haul…


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Did a good turn for medical colleagues cost smallpox victim Janet Parker her life? 

11 Apr 18

Mail investigation into the smallpox drama which shook the world…


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This man reckons he looks exactly viral Warwickshire Police burglar e-fit picture 

10 Apr 18

The men claimed to be from Orbit Housing as they tricked their way into the flat on Hertford Place, Stratford-upon-Avon…


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Do you know these men? Police search after thousands of pounds of car parts stolen 

10 Apr 18

Thousands of pounds worth of car parts were taken from Cab Services in Bordesley…


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Eyesore Manor High School building in Wednesbury to be bulldozed 

10 Apr 18

The site was formerly used by Phoenix Collegiate until 2015…


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The moment ‘drug-fueled’ man with two knives tasered by police 

10 Apr 18

Even after being shocked, he managed to stab an officer…


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Shrine tribute to burglar killed in pensioner’s home torn down by furious residents 

10 Apr 18

Seventy-eight-year-old Richard Osborn-Brooks was arrested on suspicion of murdering intruder Henry Vincent, 37…


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Drug dealer exposed by Lidl worker girlfriend’s Instagram photos of Louboutins, Audi RS4 and Dubai holiday 

10 Apr 18

Her barrister, speaking at a court hearing in Cardiff, revealed: She liked the high life.