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A branch of Burger King has been granted a licence to sell alcohol.

What do you think? Vote now in our poll & have your say: Should fast food restaurants be allowed to sell alcohol?

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Parking charges are set to be slashed in half in West Bromwich town centre.

Bosses say the changes are part of a 'fair deal' for drivers across Sandwell.

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Can you help with this missing person search? Call West Midlands Police on 101 if you have any information.

Concern is growing for a vulnerable pensioner who has gone missing from her home.

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Watch as Van driver leads police on 80mph M5 chase while THREE TIMES the alcohol limit.

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The number of active businesses in the West Midlands has reached a record high

"Successive waves of redundancies during the downturn have helped to create a new generation of entrepreneurs. Advances in IT have made it easier to set up alone, while ‘celebrity entrepreneurs’ such as Richard Branson have inspired people of all ages and backgrounds to run their own business."

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Wednesbury gymnast is taking the tumbling World Championships by storm after raising £2,000 to compete.

"Jaydon has worked hard to get here, he's ready and been training even before we had all the funding, he never gave up hope of going."

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Not a single person has been fined for dropping cigarette butts in Sandwell in the past four years - despite the council launching a high profile campaign.

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A struggling primary school in the Black Country is not doing enough to turn its fortunes around, according to government inspectors.

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Tributes as mother-to-be dies aged 26 after developing mystery rash

"She was beautiful, warm and kind-hearted. Even strangers got a cuddle, she was full of love for everyone."

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Kia Optima review: Ever The Optimist


Kia's Mondeo-sized medium range Optima saloon keeps its handsome looks and grows in stature, with the main improvements made to this second generation version targeting refinement, interior style and space.

Toyota’s RAV4 now available in hybrid

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Toyota is introducing hybrid power to the RAV4 in one of the most significant changes to the model since it created the European compact recreational SUV market in 1994.


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Topps Tiles sales hit a new high


Topps Tiles, which has sites in Cannock, Great Barr, Kidderminster, Lichfield, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton, said sales hit a new record for the year to October 3.

Smiler crash still hurting Merlin

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Merlin Entertainments said trading at its Alton Towers theme park was 'significantly below' last year in the 47-week period to November 21.

Growing McColl's sees sales improve

McColl's store front 3-2

Convenience store group McColl's, which has shops across the West Midlands, says that its sales were up 3.1 per cent for the year to November 29 driven by buying more sites.


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