Local News

The worrying number of Birmingham pensioners hospitalised by falls every day
There were 3,420 “finished admission episodes” involving people over 65
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Broken CCTV claims denied by chiefs in Dudley
It was claimed that 40 per cent of the crime fighting system’s cameras were not working
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Century-old allotments in Perry Barr under threat from bulldozers
Campaigners "devastated" to learn historic 121 plots could go as part of city council's Commonwealth Games masterplan
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Angry parents stage protest over Walsall school closure
They feel they and their children have been 'failed' over Jane Lane School closure
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Labour politicians row over whether Winston Churchill was a hero or villain
Black Country MP Ian Austin insists Churchill  was 'a real British hero' after Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell calls him 'villain'
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Council leader resigns in Sandwell after facing vote of no confidence
Cllr Steve Eling's decision comes after he was suspended from the Labour party
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New York-style public park plan in Birmingham city centre
Four-year campaign and petition prompts scrutiny group to look at the idea
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Labour will give local councils a say in central government decisions
Shadow Local Government Secretary Andrew Gwynne says he'll work with councillors to deliver Labour's manifesto - even if many of them are Tories
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Shopping centre protesters could stand in Sandwell local elections
Members of the Save Lion Farm Fields are considering entering Sandwell's local elections in May
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Acorns Children's Hospice to axe staff - blaming Brexit and slump in charity shop sales
The children's hospice blames a fall in income from its 57 charity shops and the uncertainty of Brexit for job cuts
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Hope to halt bin strike with court order 'within weeks' - Birmingham bins boss
There are now three three legal battles with the unions over the bin service
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Motorist misery on busy Walsall road prompts call for action
Call to return to the old layout of busy A34 road to end misery
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