Midlands

Type: Province
Name: Midlands
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 2 reports

Ambulance service busy over Easter

Buy photos »WEST Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) had a busy Easter bank holiday weekend with 10,821 emergency 999 calls across the four days.But the demand for the service, which was up overall by 1.7 per cent on the same time last year, was changeable ... [Published Bromsgrove Standard - 19 mins ago]
Entities: Call Center, emergency
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 2 reports

Confident signs for Midlands manufacturers

Confidence among Midlands manufacturers is at a high, according to the findings of a new survey, with a majority of the businesses taking part expecting growth during 2014.The annual Manufacturing Survey, conducted by Birmingham-based accountancy firm ... [Published Insider Media Limited - 40 mins ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Beecroft attacks Anderson after his ‘arrogant’ comments on damning health review

Liberal Vannin leader Kate Beecroft MHK has described former Health Minister David Anderson as arrogant.Her attack came after Mr Anderson, who was moved out of the Council of Ministers in a shake-up last month, spoke about the recent West Midlands Quality ... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

East Midlands weather: drier, brighter and warmer

Brighter and warmer than Tuesday, with early mist patches clearing to allow sunny spells. There is a chance of isolated sharp showers developing into the afternoon, with these more likely further west. Maximum temperature 17 deg C (63 deg F). Clear spells ... [Published itv.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Live: Birmingham and West Midlands breaking news, weather, traffic and sport

Bringing you all the latest live breaking news, sport, traffic and weather from around Birmingham and the West Midlands as it happens Refresh automatically On | Off Welcome to the Birmingham Mail’s breaking news service, covering Birmingham and the West ... [Published Birmingham Mail - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Birmingham
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

West Midlands weather: a dry but cloudy start

A dry yet cloudy start, but some brightness developing. Further outbreaks of occasionally heavy rain will spread erratically eastwards through the afternoon, continuing through the evening before clearing overnight. Maximum temperature 17 deg C (63 deg ... [Published itv.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

West Midlands video forecast: Thundery showers

A dull, cloudy start with rain and drizzle across much of the region this morning. The rain may turn heavy and thundery through the afternoon, with some brighter spells developing in between.Maximum temperature: 15 deg C (59 deg F) The showers will ease ... [Published itv.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 4 reports

Men arrested after fuel stolen from main pipeline

TWO men from Salisbury have been arrested as part of an investigation into fuel thefts from one of the country’s main oil pipelines.The men, aged 32 and 34, were arrested in Salisbury on Sunday on suspicion of conspiracy to steal fuel from Esso. They ... [Published Salisbury Journal - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Prime Minister and Chancellor visit East Midlands to welcome infrastructure programme

Prime Minister and Chancellor visit East Midlands to welcome infrastructure programme ... [Published Noodls - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Infrastructure
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 4 reports

West Midlands leads surge in high value properties

Signs of a housing boom emerging outside London and the South East have continued with a growth in high value properties across the rest of the UK.Experian research showed a 19.6% increase in properties valued over £500,000 coming onto the market during ... [Published Mortgage Solutions - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Giants and SMEs win Queen's Awards

The Midlands' largest company, a business which sells cookware and food to the consumer and professional sectors and developer whose software reduces vehicle fuel consumption and carbon emissions are among the West Midlands winners of the 2013 Queen's ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 6 reports

Big rise in skin cancer cases in Leicestershire

People are being warned to take care in the sun, as it emerged Leicestershire and the East Midlands have seen a huge increase in the most dangerous form of skin cancer.Figures published today by Cancer Research UK show the number of people diagnosed with ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]

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...I also would be very opposed to very small people who are farming what are sub-economic units – 10 and 20ac farms – receiving subsidies," he said. "Ultimately, they can't survive and they can't make a living on those non-economic units."
"Clearly there are challenges for businesses not least in managing the increase in costs but with prudent business planning, control of finances and utilisation of tax breaks such as those around research and development – the future is looking very positive for Midlands manufacturing."
"We're pleased we can finally start work to prepare the land and get plots in place for further development by March 2"
"The black and white photo of the greyhound has no date or name on it, however, it does have the stamp of the Birmingham Gazette. I know that the Birmingham Gazette was taken over by the Birmingham Post around 1956, so the photo could be from before that date."

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£1m HS2 development fund to be created [Published Insider Media Limited - 40 mins ago]
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Bromsgrove charity set up in memory of girl hol... [Published Malvern Gazette - 1 hour ago]
Stourbridge school quiz night raises £618 for h... [Published Malvern Gazette - 1 hour ago]
Bus company admits failures over tragedy of wor... [Published West Midlands Express & Star - 1 hour ago]
Show launches with 500 jobs up for grabs [Published Business Quarter Magazine - 1 hour ago]
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Beecroft attacks Anderson after his ‘arrogant’ ... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - 1 hour ago]
Hammerson PLC : Interim Management Statement [Published Investegate - 2 hours ago]
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'Lowest of the low': Conman who preyed on vulne... [Published Nottingham Post - 2 hours ago]
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Vehicle hire firm with Midlands' branches appoi... [Published Redditch Advertiser - 2 hours ago]
Childhood obesity: Lincolnshire school kids amo... [Published Boston Target - 2 hours ago]
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Today is the 450th anniversary of the greatest ... [Published News » Daniel Hannan - 3 hours ago]
Four-hundred-and-fifty years ago today, in a small village in the West Midlands, the most complete intelligence evolved by our species was born. Lawrence Olivier called Shakespeare "the nearest thing in incarnation to the eye of God". John Dryden wrote ...
Zimbabwe: ZPP Monthly Monitor (March 2014) [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 19 hours ago]
Source: Zimbabwe Peace ProjectCountry: Zimbabwe EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The political environment throughout the country has remained relatively quiet with a slight increase in incidents of politically motivated human violations recorded during the month. ...
Remember Tony Blair’s all postal vote Euro Elec... [Published politicalbetting.com - Apr 22 2014]
In the next couple of weeks postal vote packs for the May 22 Euro Election will be going out to those electors who have registered to cast their votes in this way. The chart shows how significant this form of voting has become. Back at the 2004 Euro ...
14-Year-Old Boy In Court, Charged With Raping 1... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 18 2014]
A 14-year-old boy from Shropshire, in the West Midlands of England, is due in court this morning charged with raping a 10-year-old girl. West Mercia Police said the teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with rape and ...
Sue Townsend, RIP: Teen spirit [Published The Economist - Britain - Apr 16 2014]
Made in the MidlandsIN 1982 “The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾”, Sue Townsend’s first novel, introduced readers to a bespectacled, spotty teenager who lived in a cul-de-sac in the Midlands. The setting was banal, but the book a wild success. ...
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Freedom Paper Converters cleans up with HSBC fu... [Published HSBC Breaking News - Mar 03 2014]
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