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100 word manifestos - Sandwell

NORTH 02 POLL 2

Every candidate standing for Parliament in Warley, West Bromwich East and West Bromwich West is invited to give us their 100-word manifestos.

Party time as Ethel reaches 100

Ethel Handley, centre left, who is celebrating her 100th birthday pictured with daughter Gillian Tandy, sat on her left-hand side, at Ryland View Nursing Home in Tipton. Right, Ethel in her twenties.

When Ethel Handley was born, George V was King, Herbert Asquith the prime minister and the ship RMS Lusitania was just weeks away from being sunk by a German U-boat, killing 1,198 people.