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Bumper 25,000 crowd at Sandwell Show

Squibb's Freestyle Motocross Stunt Show

A bumper crowd of 25,000 basked in glorious sunshine on the first day of this year’s Sandwell Show – with thousands more set to visit the extravaganza today.

Peaks, poems and protests: Special report on Edwin Drummond

Edwin Drummond, in beret, pictured with Stephen Rutherford with beard, being escorted from Liberty Island in 1980 following their protest on the Statue of Liberty.

In the 1970s and early 80s, Edwin Drummond was the bane of the international establishment. His protest climbs to the top of landmarks such as Nelson's Column and the Statue of Liberty resulted in several brushes with authority, as well as making headlines around the world.

Fun festival for Harry Moseley

Jessica McKoy and Jenna Fellows were dressed as superheroes for the fun day

Hundreds of people enjoyed a fun-filled festival of activities organised in memory of well known fundraiser Harry Moseley.