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BT phone scam dupes victim out of £25k as man arrested at airport

A victim lost thousands after being duped by a man claiming to be from BT - who persuaded him his bank account had been hacked

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Some posho reckons Brum to Wolves line is the UK's most boring railway, pure saftness, I cor be having that!

Some bod has had the cheek to say the train line between Birmingham and Wolverhampton is the most boring in the country.

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Bilston jazz pub is 16th best in Europe - in new list of top 100 bars

Bilston's one-room jazz pub has won a place in a new list of the top 100 bars in Europe.

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Wolverhampton road closures set to be in place for annual Sikh celebration

Residents have been warned to expect road closures and diversions as an annual celebration of the Sikh faith takes place.

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Cannabis gardener looking after £75k farm 'owed £13,000' - while other 'helped for a week'

Two cannabis gardeners have been jailed for a total of 16 months after plants with an estimated annual value of £75,000 were seized in Wolverhampton.

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Jury deliberations due to start in case of man accused of beating a man to a pulp because he disliked gay people

The jury is due to start deliberating today in the case of a man accused of beating a man to a pulp because he disliked gays.

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Wolverhampton recording studio Beatsabar announces upcoming celebration and opportunity to budding artists

A Wolverhampton music studio that works with disadvantaged people, youth groups and charities to make music production accessible for everyone is celebrating its 10th anniversary – and they're offering a big opportunity to budding artists.

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Wolverhampton is taxi licence capital of England and Wales – new study

Wolverhampton is the taxi licence capital of England and Wales, a new study has found.

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The hardest Midlands primary schools to get kids into as parents find out about places for 2024

Parents are getting the news about what school their sons and daughters will be going to from September

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'Get your treasures valued and help us city jewel open to the public'

Visitors to a popular Wolverhampton park are being invited to get their family heirlooms and collectibles valued in aid of the site.

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Region encouraged to scour area to find wildlife as part of nature challenge

Residents across the region are being encouraged to look in their gardens, parks, forests and natural areas for as much wildlife as possible.

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Road closures announced in Wolverhampton city centre for arrival of singer

Large numbers of people are expected to descend on Wolverhampton next week when Canadian singer Tate McRae performs, which has led to a number of road closures in the city centre.

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Latest roll-out of Covid vaccination set to take place

Eligible people in the Black Country are set to be invited to come forward for spring Covid-19 vaccines.

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City MP welcomes investment to bring in more doctors and nurses

A city MP has welcome funding which will help to boost health services through the recruitment of more nurses and doctors.

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Wolverhampton election candidates 2024 with one third of seats being contested

A total of 65 candidates will be contesting 20 places on Wolverhampton Council in this year's local elections.

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'I'm saying goodbye after delivering thousands of babies – I've loved looking after families during the most special moments'

A Wolverhampton midwife, retiring after almost 30 years in the NHS, says it has been “a real privilege” to look after families during one of the most special moments of their lives.

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Dramatic footage shows devastation left behind after fire crews tackle HGV blaze on Black Country industrial estate

Dramatic pictures show the devastation left behind after fire crews were called to tackle a blaze which destroyed two HGVs on an industrial estate in Wolverhampton.

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Kidnapper jailed for 13 years after accountant was pushed into van and 'psychologically tortured'

A man has been jailed for more than 13 years for kidnapping a businessman in Wolverhampton city centre in exchange for a £19,000 ransom.

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'I've worked at Boots in Wolverhampton for 50 years – it's the only job I've ever had'

A Boots employee who has celebrated 50 years working in a city centre store says she has 'no plans of checking out' just yet.

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'My son was savaged by a dangerous dog in our peaceful village and now it's attacked again'

'Next time it could be a child killed' – those are the words of a campaigner representing people demanding a dangerous dog is removed from their village following a second attack in less than a year.