News archive from 24 May 2012, page 15

Misuse of system has spoiled it for everyone

Misuse of system has spoiled it for everyone

Of course, these people should be stopped but on the other hand there are also innocent victims who may be worse off. We get an independent medical report before we settle a claim, so that we aren't relying on GP notes alone as proof of the injury....

 

Drugs raid on Oldbury houses

HEROIN and cannabis has been seized by police after a drugs raid on houses in Oldbury. Two weapons, described as “dangerous” were also recovered from the properties in Vicarage Street and Giles Road. Police also seized an undisclosed but “large”...

 
College leads the way in taking on young trainees

College leads the way in taking on young trainees

They work in customer service or business and administration, with the majority going on to a full-time job. "Apprenticeships are a great way of training new staff," she said. "We find the ones we get in are always very hard working and...

 
Living like a lord, with your own bell tower

Living like a lord, with your own bell tower

He said: "We spent most of our budget on renovating the bell tower. There were birds nesting in here, so we've put the structure back into good repair, changed the glass in the tower, retained the clock mechanism. "We felt we had a...

 

Museum could replace 'tombstone' plan for Central Fire Station site

Birmingham's disused Central Fire Station could be brought back to life as a transport museum or luxury hotel after controversial plans for a 23-storey skyscraper were rejected. A new range of alternative proposals for the listed site at Lancaster...

 

Met detective held in bribery probe

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£8bn plans to create 95,000 jobs in Birmingham revealed

£8bn plans to create 95,000 jobs in Birmingham revealed

Civic leaders are in talks with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg over plans that could create 95,000 new jobs across the region and expand the economy by £8 billion. Authorities in Birmingham, Solihull and seven other councils have drawn up a...

 
John Prescott: Police cuts will lead to crime rise

John Prescott: Police cuts will lead to crime rise

He said: "These levels of funding cuts can only lead to increasing crime and increasing antisocial behaviour. "To deny a link between the two, as ministers are doing at the moment, is the equivalent of putting their heads in the sand and...

 
'If this was anywhere else, houses would be demolished by now'

'If this was anywhere else, houses would be demolished by now'

Tory peer Lord Heseltine, who chairs an advisory panel overseeing the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) toured streets left in limbo by the delay earlier this week. Paul Hancock, 59, who lives in Seymour Street with his wife, Nikki, 36, said: "If he had...

 

Nominate your Community Hero 2012

By THE CREWE Guardian has teamed up telecoms company, eZe-Talk, to find and reward people who go beyond the call of duty to make Crewe and Nantwich a better place to live. We want your nominations for who should be crowned the Crewe and Nantwich...

 

Frank Lampard will finish his career at Chelsea

FRANK LAMPARD won't be following Didier Drogba out of the door at Stamford Bridge and will "finish his career at Chelsea", the Daily Mail exclusively reports. The 33-year-old England midfielder will be offered a new deal this summer....

The Week, 07:57 in Sport
 

Reward offered for 'Car Snooker' conviction

By Matthew Taylor A BUSINESSMAN is offering a £500 reward for information that leads to the successful conviction of arsonists that torched six vehicles across Crewe in less than 45 minutes. A criminal lawyer believes the arsonists were playing a...

 

Pensioner Jack Heath knifed and sexually assaulted a teenage girl as she walked her dog in Crewe

By Matthew Taylor Dog walk sex offender locked up A PENSIONER who knifed and sexually assaulted a teenage girl as she walked her dog in Crewe is behind bars. Jack Heath, 61, of Sycamore Avenue was sentenced to 10 years and fourth months in prison...

 

Caesarean section babies 'face double the risk of obesity' than those delivered naturally

Babies born by caesarean section are at double the risk of becoming obese children as those delivered naturally, researchers have claimed.They said the obesity epidemic could be driven in part by rising rates of surgical deliveries. The rate of...

Daily Mail, 07:57 in Health
 

Large quantities of coke found during five-month drugs operation

Michael Coray OPERATION Knock involved police carrying out hours of intelligence work over five months. The court heard that the operation reached its climax in October when O’Malley was arrested following a stop check in Leicester Street, near...

 


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