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Watchdog finds children's trust 'delay in recognising neglect' in Sandwell

But Ofsted has said Sandwell’s Children’s Trust is improving

Ofsted has said Sandwell’s Children’s Trust is improving - but warned some cases of neglect are still not being identified early enough.

The findings of the watchdog's latest monitoring report were published this

today 04:26
Watchdog finds children's trust 'delay in recognising neglect' in Sandwell

But Ofsted has said Sandwell’s Children’s Trust is improving

Ofsted has said Sandwell’s Children’s Trust is improving - but warned some cases of neglect are still not being identified early enough.

The findings of the watchdog's latest monitoring report were published this

today 04:26
As Honda cuts 3,500 jobs, Business Secretary Greg Clark says Brexit IS damaging the UK car industry

The car industry is suffering because of the failure of MPs to make a decision about what sort of Brexit we want

Carmaker Honda’s announcement that it is to close its Swindon factory with the loss of 3,500 jobs has sparked a debate about whether Brexit is partly responsible.

Honda

today 01:17
As Honda cuts 3,500 jobs, Business Secretary Greg Clark says Brexit IS damaging the UK car industry

The car industry is suffering because of the failure of MPs to make a decision about what sort of Brexit we want

Carmaker Honda’s announcement that it is to close its Swindon factory with the loss of 3,500 jobs has sparked a debate about whether Brexit is partly responsible.

Honda

today 01:17
Revealed: The £1 MILLION cost of just eight roles at Mayor's Combined Authority

Chief executive Deborah Cadman banking a £191,000 per year salary - more than Theresa May

Austerity-hit taxpayers are footing a £1 million-per-year bill for just eight roles at West Midlands Combined Authority.

Chief executive Deborah Cadman is banking a bumper £191,000

yesterday 11:38
Labour MP Ian Austin quits party
Ian Austin, MP for Dudley North, has become the ninth MP to quit Labour this week.
yesterday 09:05
'Mutiny' - Birmingham City Council leaders face backbench revolt and national probe amid bin strike chaos

More than 20 Labour councillors put their names to damning letter

Birmingham's political leaders are facing a mutiny from their own backbenchers over the "deeply concerning" way the city is being run.

A damning letter, signed by 23 Labour councillors, condemns the way Coun

2019-02-21 21:53
'Mutiny' - Birmingham City Council leaders face backbench revolt and national probe amid bin strike chaos

More than 20 Labour councillors put their names to damning letter

Birmingham's political leaders are facing a mutiny from their own backbenchers over the "deeply concerning" way the city is being run.

A damning letter, signed by 23 Labour councillors, condemns the way Coun

2019-02-21 21:53
Holly Burke death: Man admits killing PCSO in police chase
A man has admitted causing the death of an off-duty PCSO whose car was hit by a vehicle being pursued by police.
2019-02-21 17:14
Birmingham bin strike: Unite ballots over more action
Bin workers in Birmingham are being balloted on whether to take further strike action.
2019-02-21 16:11
'Religion cannot stop LGBT education', says Ofsted boss
All children must learn about same sex couples regardless of their religious background, the head of Ofsted says.
2019-02-21 03:35
Youths charged after Birmingham stabbing leaves man 'critical'
Two teenagers have been charged after a city centre stabbing in which a man was seriously injured.
2019-02-20 12:53
Wolverhampton murder probe as man dies in street
A man has died in a Wolverhampton street, sparking a murder investigation.
2019-02-20 09:45
Tributes laid to Birmingham stab death student
Flowers have been laid outside a college in tribute to a 16-year-old boy who died after he was stabbed nearby.
2019-02-19 13:47
Birmingham bin row: Workers start latest strike action
More than 300 Birmingham bin workers are starting the first of a series of strikes in a dispute with the council.
2019-02-19 04:20
Alexander Stadium will be £75m white elephant, claim

As yet no long-term use has been identified for the stadium after Commonwealth Games 2022

The fact that no long-term tenant has yet been announced for the Alexander Stadium after the Commonwealth Games means it risks becoming a 'white elephant', one councillor has said.

Speaking at

2019-02-18 23:32
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Tech firm land deal for new Solihull base

ZF has bought nine acres to create new purpose-built home on industrial estate

Global technology company ZF is relocating its team in Solihull to a new base on Blythe Valley Business Park.

The park's owner IM Properties has sold a nine-acre plot to ZF for the company to develop a

today 04:26
Mazars appoints new Birmingham managing partner

Ian Holder will lead a team of more than 170 staff

Business and financial services firm Mazars has appointed a new managing partner for its Birmingham office.

Ian Holder has been with the firm for 20 years, having grown up, studied and spent his entire professional career in the

today 04:26
Mazars appoints new Birmingham managing partner

Ian Holder will lead a team of more than 170 staff

Business and financial services firm Mazars has appointed a new managing partner for its Birmingham office.

Ian Holder has been with the firm for 20 years, having grown up, studied and spent his entire professional career in the

today 04:26
The hotspots of theft from Birmingham cars and vehicles revealed

The number is actually down from 21,271 the previous year, but it’s the second highest for at least five years

Two vehicles are broken into every hour in the West Midlands.

The latest official crime data shows there were a staggering 19,841 thefts from vehicles in the year to

today 04:26
900 jobs boost as plan to redevelop old tip gets go-ahead

Walsall Council's planning committee has given the green light to plans for Moxley Road, Darlaston

An ambitious scheme to transform an old Walsall waste tip and help create around 900 jobs has moved a step closer.

Walsall Council's planning committee last night (Thursday, February

today 04:26
900 jobs boost as plan to redevelop old tip gets go-ahead

Walsall Council's planning committee has given the green light to plans for Moxley Road, Darlaston

An ambitious scheme to transform an old Walsall waste tip and help create around 900 jobs has moved a step closer.

Walsall Council's planning committee last night (Thursday, February

today 04:26
Revealed - £280k spending spree on doomed mission to bring Channel 4 to Birmingham

The region spent more than double its rivals in a bid to dazzle TV execs - and even carried on spending after losing

The doomed attempt to attract Channel 4 to the West Midlands cost more than DOUBLE those of the region's rivals - and the spending continued even after the bid was

today 01:17
Home secretary 'very concerned' by Birmingham knife crime
The Home Secretary has said he is "very concerned" about knife crime in the West Midlands days after two teenagers died in unrelated fatal knife attacks.
yesterday 18:33
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today 04:26 Tech firm land deal for new Solihull base
today 04:26 Mazars appoints new Birmingham managing partner
today 04:26 Mazars appoints new Birmingham managing partner
today 04:26 The hotspots of theft from Birmingham cars and vehicles revealed
today 04:26 900 jobs boost as plan to redevelop old tip gets go-ahead
today 04:26 900 jobs boost as plan to redevelop old tip gets go-ahead
today 04:26 Watchdog finds children's trust 'delay in recognising neglect' in Sandwell
today 04:26 Watchdog finds children's trust 'delay in recognising neglect' in Sandwell
today 01:17 Revealed - £280k spending spree on doomed mission to bring Channel 4 to Birmingham
today 01:17 As Honda cuts 3,500 jobs, Business Secretary Greg Clark says Brexit IS damaging the UK car industry
today 01:17 As Honda cuts 3,500 jobs, Business Secretary Greg Clark says Brexit IS damaging the UK car industry
yesterday 18:33 Home secretary 'very concerned' by Birmingham knife crime
yesterday 18:33 Hope Smith death: Neil Smith jailed for life for murder
yesterday 16:26 Two charged over Birmingham woman mugging death
yesterday 15:20 'Harsh words said' - The fiery backlash Birmingham City must guard against
yesterday 15:20 ‘Massive club’ Dean Smith has been sent this rival message as Aston Villa reach crunch time
yesterday 15:20 Essex Police officer Sharon Patterson denies skipping work for manicure and ‘lashings’ of Chinese food with married lover
yesterday 15:20 Police seal street after shooting - live updates
yesterday 15:20 'Wanted' man 'carrying a knife' arrested yards from Broad Street
yesterday 15:20 Home Bargains shopper BANNED from store after she defecated on bench outside
yesterday 15:20 The hotspots of theft from Birmingham cars and vehicles revealed
yesterday 15:20 Westlife star Markus Feehily announces engagement to secret boyfriend
yesterday 15:20 M18 driver John Taylor who rammed police car and endangered 'countless lives' on wrong side of motorway jailed
yesterday 15:20 Alesha MacPhail's killer named as Aaron Campbell as judge lifts restriction
yesterday 15:20 Firms pull adverts from YouTube over offensive content
yesterday 15:20 Firms pull adverts from YouTube over offensive content
yesterday 15:20 Ex-altar boy jailed for killing drinking partner after child sex abuse confession
yesterday 15:20 Ex-altar boy jailed for killing drinking partner after child sex abuse confession
yesterday 15:20 Haunting of Hill House is returning, but how well do you know horror TV?
yesterday 12:15 Daniel Fitzjohn murder: Drug dealer jailed for 'senseless' killing
yesterday 12:15 Boy, 17, arrested after Cardiff stabbing
yesterday 11:38 Independent Group MP offers to keep Theresa May in power in return for a second Brexit referendum
yesterday 11:38 Birmingham MPs back call for 'Kane's Law' to fight homelessness
yesterday 11:38 Birmingham MPs back call for 'Kane's Law' to fight homelessness
yesterday 11:38 'Obscene' plan to spend £650,000 on Dudley town hall's bar slammed
yesterday 11:38 'Obscene' plan to spend £650,000 on Dudley town hall's bar slammed
yesterday 11:38 Ofsted slams parent protests and backs same-sex marriage teachings at Parkfield Community School
yesterday 11:38 Birmingham bins strike could run until the SUMMER
yesterday 11:38 Birmingham bins strike could run until the SUMMER
yesterday 11:38 Cross City Line trains are being given a big revamp - this is how
yesterday 11:38 'I'm leaving because of racism' - Ian Austin's damning reason for leaving Labour Party
yesterday 11:38 'I'm leaving because of racism' - Ian Austin's damning reason for leaving Labour Party
yesterday 11:38 Revealed: The £1 MILLION cost of just eight roles at Mayor's Combined Authority
yesterday 11:12 Youths admit robbery over Birmingham incident
yesterday 10:08 Woman, 73, dies after Birmingham mugging
yesterday 09:05 Labour MP Ian Austin quits party
yesterday 08:29 University secures new funding for computer education
yesterday 08:29 University secures new funding for computer education
yesterday 01:41 'You’re going to get these hiccups' West Brom boss defiant on playing style
yesterday 01:41 The brilliant way Dean Smith responded to fans who criticised his Aston Villa team selection
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