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As the nation awaits the announcement of the royal baby's name, we thought we would investigate the most popular baby names in the West Midlands. The new prince, the third for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was born on Monday but the baby's father says they're still "working on" a name. For the ...
According to Citizens Advice, electricity networks alone are set to make excess profits of at least £75 per household across the eight years, but in the West Midlands that rises to £105 per household. The network company in the West Midlands in Western Power Distribution, and Citizens Advice says it is on ...

A farmer from Wolverhampton has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 for burying illegal waste. Ivor Powell, 65, pleaded guilty to one charge of breaching environmental regulations at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Thursday, 19 April. The case was brought by the Environment Agency after officers ...
Today: A wet day in store with persistent and at times heavy rain, falling throughout much of the day. Feeling cool with a slight easterly breeze and temperatures staying in single figures for many. Tonight: Heavy rain will steadily ease through the evening, but it will remain cloudy and damp with further spells ...
West Midlands Police Deputy Chief Constable Louisa Rolfe said: “We will continue to focus on the crimes that do the most harm to our communities. "And we would urge members of the community to help us in our fight against crime and anti-social behaviour by reporting their concerns or suspicions so we ...
Organisers in Birmingham say they have conducted a "rigorous" evaluation and believe London is the most cost effective and realistic option despite a growing online petition, complaints from MPs and anger amongst the cycling community in the West Midlands. The Olympic gold medallist from the 1992 ...

West Midlands Police is beefing up its dangerous dog unit in response to a 12 per cent increase in attacks and offences in the last year. Officers are also taking action to speed up enforcement action to slash the £430,000 a year costs of keeping dogs in kennels before destroying them or sending them back ...
“More broadly, we are working with partners to understand what's behind the rise in crime and address the root causes. In the West Midlands we have invested in local policing to work with communities and effectively address what concerns them the most. “We understand people's concerns around violent ...
"Firefighters in the West Midlands have made it absolutely clear that these contracts are unacceptable. Senior managers at the service need to think long and hard now if having firefighters out on strike is in their interest. "The political leadership of the fire authority needs to get a grip and step in before strike ...
London councils have uprooted 181 families and sent them to the West Midlands to avoid spiralling rent costs in the capital, new research has revealed. And by far the majority, 126 ... The numbers of families uprooted from London to each West Midlands authority area over the last four years are:.
The posters, pictured in full, were met with criticism on social media. (Photo: @imajsaclaimant on Twitter). A police force has taken down “insensitive” posters which said giving spare change to the homeless could end up killing them. The posters – put up by West Midlands Police – featured a crime scene ...
The north of Warwickshire is ranking first for poor mobile phone reception across the West Midlands, according to a national campaign. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) launched a campaign last month to find and the areas where businesses struggle to get a mobile phone signal. More than 500 ...
Other winners in the West Midlands include businesses leading the way in a broad range of industries from childcare through to advanced materials. The West Midlands-based recipients are: International Trade. Addmaster (UK), Stafford. Brose, Exhall. Cobra Biologics, Newcastle. DCA Design International ...
As more children are referred to children's services in the West Midlands, planned spending on the services has fallen since 2012. According to a recent analysis by the Labour Party, local authority spending on Children and Young People's services in the West Midlands has fallen in real terms by nearly ...
Seeing as it has a factory actually making the things in Hinckley, you'd think there would be plenty of places in the West Midlands to buy a Triumph motorcycle. And now there's one more, with the firm plugging a gap in its network near Birmingham. Existing dealership Streetbike is rebranding its Dudley ...
"We're very much looking forward to giving viewers a revealing insight into our work making the West Midlands safer, stronger and healthier.” The 'self-shot' footage will be supported by powerful interviews with our teams who attend emergencies including fires, road traffic collisions and rescues.
This Evening and Tonight: After a fine end to the day it will be a dry night, with mostly clear skies. However, there may be a few mist and fog patches forming in some rural spots. Saturday: Any mist and fog will readily clear to leave a dry and sunny morning. Isolated showers may develop during the ...

Today: Any patchy mist and fog will quickly lift and disperse this morning, and although some patchy cloud may bubble up through the day, it will remain dry and warm with plenty of sunshine. Tonight: After a fine evening it will be a dry night with just a few mist and fog patches forming in river valleys late in ...
Birmingham and the West Midlands Take a Lead in Innovative Care for the Region's 27,000 Psoriasis Patients. PSO What? Report highlights how psoriasis affects quality of life but local NHS advances are helping patients. Share; Comments. By. LEO PHARMA. 09:30, 20 APR 2018; Updated 10:59, 20 APR 2018. Advertorial.
You're more likely to die from avoidable causes in Sandwell than almost anywhere else in the country, new figures have revealed. The latest data from the Office for National Statistics has shown that 2,319 people in the area died an avoidable death between 2014 and 2016 - the equivalent of more than two ...
This Evening and Tonight: Showers will ease through this evening, giving a dry and cold night with clear spells. Winds will fall light allowing patchy fog, frost and ice to form, especially where the ground is still wet. Friday: Early fog patches will soon lift through the morning to give some brightness. However ...
To work out the payments, each residential postcode area in the country is linked to one of 94 weather stations across Great Britain - and some areas have been hit harder than others. While the Coleshill weather station - which covers most of the West Midlands - has only seen cold weather payments given ...
Clothing manufacturing has the unhealthiest workers in the West Midlands, new analysis has revealed. An investigation into figures from the Office for National Statistics by BirminghamLive has revealed that those in the industry are more than twice as likely to be in bad or very bad health as other workers in ...
Pedestrians and motorists brave the elements on Worcester Bridge in Worcester City Centre, during The Beast from the East. Pic Jonathan Barry. 0 comments. SNOW and sleet is set to hamper some of the West Midlands tomorrow morning, but is unlikely to affect Worcester, according to the Met Office.
Hour by hour weather forecast for Birmingham on Thursday after Met Office snow warning for West Midlands. The yellow weather warning - for snow, yet again - has been issued by the Met Office. Share; Comments. By. James RodgerAdvanced Content Writer. 15:46, 7 MAR 2018. News. Enter your ...
The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner has been accused of deliberately targeting cuts at Solihull and Sutton Coldfield because they have Conservative MPs. But furious Labour MPs insisted the Government was to blame for plans to sell off 24 police stations across the region. They include ...
Women working for West Midlands Police are paid on average paid eight per cent less than their male counterparts, according to a new report published by the force. The 'Gender Pay Gap' report says female staff at England's second-largest force have an hourly rate which is on average just over eight per ...
This Evening and Tonight: Mainly dry with clear spells at first, with a local frost possible. A band of rain and snow over the hills, and at times to lower levels, will then move eastwards across the region during the early hours. Thursday: Cloud, rain and snow will clear away through the morning followed by a ...
Walsall is another part of the West Midlands that saw a rise in the number of children, from an average class size of 19.2 in 2014/15 to 20.3 in 2016/17, more than half schools in the area saw staff cuts and Walsall is facing a shortfall of £3.4 million to funding over the next two years. Across England, 62 per ...
A serving West Midlands Police officer has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office. The 38-year-old, who is based at Birmingham East, was arrested at his home address on Wednesday morning. Two more men, aged 28 and 32 from Balsall Heath and Perry Barr ...
A cloudy and icy start with some rain, sleet and hill snow. Staying cloudy through the day with further spells of rain sleet and hill snow, perhaps turning heavy for a time in the east. Feeling a little less cold. Tonight: Outbreaks of rain clearing this evening. Staying cloudy overnight with risk the of a few more ...
Charlotte Horobin, region director for EEF in the West Midlands, said: “Manufacturing activity stepped up a gear through 2017 providing industry with some decent momentum coming into this year. The importance of a buoyant global economy to export-focused manufacturing sectors is again reinforced, ...
Delays on M6 in West Midlands after crash. By Luke Bartlett | Wednesbury | News | Published: 10 hours ago. A three-vehicle crash has left part of the M6 closed for much of today. shares ...
Any early fog will soon lift. Otherwise, there will be some bright or sunny spells, but some heavy showers will arrive from the southwest during the afternoon and evening. Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday: The unsettled conditions will continue, with further showery rain and the winds will strengthen into ...
Italian restaurant chain Prezzo is set to close four restaurants in the West Midlands as it tries to rescue its business. However, none will be in ... As a result, all 33 of its Chimichanga restaurants will also be closed - among them will be two in the West Midlands. These are the four restaurants in our region ...
This weekend centrist candidates have swept to victory in internal elections at both Labour Students and West Midlands conferences. Three members thought of as 'centrists' were elected as full-time Labour Students officers, and the same wing of the party won 11 of 13 elections at the West Midlands ...
Transport has been devastated by the snow and freezing weather suffered by Birmingham and the wider region in the past three days. And while it is improving, there remains a host of bus services which are halted or amended. Information from National Express West Midlands on Monday morning shows ...
Today West Midlands Police Superintendent Paul Minor said: "We take any assault on blue light services workers very seriously. When we received a call from ambulance colleagues reporting this matter we responded quickly and arrested the man responsible. "In interview, he admitted being verbally ...
There will be further outbreaks of rain, sleet and hill snow this evening and tonight, and the wind will stay strong. Frost and ice will also be a risk, it will still feel cold. Tomorrow: Sunday will start cloudy, with some rain and hill snow. We could see some heavy rain during the afternoon but temperatures will be ...
Winter blast continues to chill West Midlands this weekend. By Andrew Turton | Latest videos | Published: Mar 2, 2018. Freezing temperatures will continue to batter the West Midlands this weekend and into next week as the cold snap shows no sign of letting up. shares ...
West Midlands Police has teamed up with Accenture and Oracle to deploy a range of Oracle's Cloud apps to improve the way the police force works. “The deployment of this cloud technology is the latest step on our technology transformation journey as envisaged under our 'WMP 2020' change programme ...
This Evening and Tonight: Generally dry for much of the night, but turning increasingly windy through the early hours. Some rain may reach the west by the end of the night and it will remain mild for all areas. Wednesday: Wet and windy with a spell of heavy and squally rain crossing all parts. This will clear ...
BUSES across the region equipped with CCTV cameras should be crime free zones, says West Midlands Police officer. Detective Inspector Warren Hines of West Midlands Police CID homicide investigation team says he is “staggered” that anyone commits a crime on a bus – because CCTV pictures are so ...
The series features the work of the West Midlands Ambulance Service, which deals with 3,000 calls a day. One ambulance, based in Willenhall, was rigged with six cameras for 60 days – three cameras in the back and three in the cab to record the paramedics conversations and their speedy driving through ...
THE EXPENSE of retraining or studying for a new degree is putting people off changing careers, says new West Midlands study. An Arden University study shows one in seven workers in Britain said they hope for a major career change this year, but over half (56 per cent) said they would not be able to ...
Motorists using the M6 Southbound can expect delays this morning - due to two lanes being closed due to a spillage in the West Midlands. The lanes are blocked on the carriageway between Junction 10 and Junction 9, near Walsall and Wednesbury, while repair work is carried out on the barriers and the ...
Eight-year-old girl dies after being stabbed at a West Midlands home. A man has been arrested after the girl was found with serious injuries at around 9.15pm on Saturday night. Share. By. Tony Larner. 10:34, 21 JAN 2018; Updated 10:38, 21 JAN 2018. News. Officers were called to Valley View in Brownhills, near Walsall, ...
Snow weather warning issued for West Midlands by Met Office. Met Office also issues snow and ice warning for Birmingham. Share; Comments. By. Josh Layton. 10:15, 21 JAN 2018; Updated 12:53, 22 JAN 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local ...
Mylee Billingham was taken to hospital with serious injuries and she died a short time later, say police. 16:23, UK, Sunday 21 January 2018. Eight-year-old Mylee Billingham was taken to hospital with stab injuries but unfortunately. Image: Eight-year-old Mylee Billingham. Pic: West Midlands Police. An eight-year-old who ...
A West Midlands GP has been told to expect a "significant prison sentence" after being convicted of sexually assaulting four female patients. Jaswant Rathore, 60, conducted unnecessary massage "treatments" to satisfy his sexual desires. The attacks took place between 2008 and 2015 at Castle Meadows ...


 

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