News in Brief – 04/12 – 10/12

This week’s News in Brief round-up covers ten stories from 4th December to 10th December 2017. 

The owners of the Merry Hill Shopping Centre, intu, are set to be bought by Hammerson, the company who owns the Bullring Shopping Centre in Birmingham. Read more >> 

Angry residents from across the Dudley borough slammed the condition of Dudley’s icy roads and claimed the council failed to deal with weather conditions they knew were coming. Read more >> 

Birmingham Airport was fined after a six-year-old boy got trapped in the mesh cage of a baggage conveyor and suffered a crush injury to his leg. Read more >> 

A Dudley recruitment company are starting to get into the festive spirit with 12 days of Christmas Charity in an effort to give back to the local community. Read more >> 

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner pledged to spend an extra £2 million over the next two years in a bid to tackle gangs and violence. Read more >> 

The Mayor of Dudley joined veterans of the armed forces last weekend at a new breakfast club being hailed as a ‘great success’. Read more >> 

The RAF and a distinguished local businessman are the latest names set to be granted the freedom of Dudley. Read more >>

A zero tolerance ‘hit squad’ will be deployed by Dudley Council in a major clampdown on littering and dog fouling in the borough. Read more >>

Castle & Crystal Credit Union announced the launch of a new current account which will help Dudley residents better manage their money while earning rewards. Read more >> 

Gavin Williamson, the Defence Secretary and MP for the constituency covering Kinver, was criticised by the local Green Party after saying he believed all British ISIS fighters should be killed. Read more >> 

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