Monthly Archives: January 2018

Drive at 30mph or else

I was just enjoying a biscuit a nice cup of tea when I nearly choked on my biscuit after reading the headline in my newspaper, ‘PUNISHED FOR GOING 1MPH OVER THE LIMIT’. Has the world gone stark raving mad?  Chief Constable for … Continue reading

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Rotherham sex ring survivor backs WMP child exploitation campaign

A survivor of the Rotherham sex abuse ring − who helped bring down the paedophile network by disclosing years of abuse − is backing a West Midlands Police and community project aimed at tackling child exploitation. Sammy Woodhouse broke the … Continue reading

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Comedy show for charity

Our local Councillors have asked for support for a charity event, so they have asked B26 if we will advertise it on our website. Of course it will be a pleasure. Dear Councillors of Sheldon, We hope that this e-mail finds … Continue reading

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Big increase in West Midlands crime figures

I have been expecting this increase for some time. We have seen cuts to the police budget, a reduction of 2,000 officers since 2010, and the closing of police stations.                        … Continue reading

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WMP Chief tips brave Robyn as future police star

West Midlands Police Chief Constable Dave Thompson has tipped young Robyn Birdsell to be a policing star of the future after hearing how she chased a burglar out of her own home.The force’s top cop spent time with the 10-year-old … Continue reading

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Friends meeting at Sheldon Country Park

Sheldon Country Park is a very popular venue in Sheldon, which is free to everyone. This group who are volunteers, raise funds to help improve the facilities at the farm. The photo on the left shows the group in front … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day event – January 28th

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham will lead the city’s Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations at the Council House on Sunday, January 28. Holocaust Memorial Day commemorates the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and Nazi persecutions, as well as other genocides … Continue reading

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