News in Brief – 11/12 – 17/12

This week’s News in Brief round-up covers ten stories from 11th December to 17th December 2017.

Staff at West Midlands Ambulance Service were celebrating after being named ‘Ambulance Trust of the Year’ at the Health Business Awards. Read more >>

West Midlands Police confirmed that they are investigating the death of a man who was found on Amblecote High Street in the early hours of Saturday morning. Read more >>

Hundreds of joggers dressed as Santa took over a Stourbridge park in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for Mary Stevens Hospice. Read more >>

Children across the Dudley borough are leaving primary school with results in reading, writing, and maths ‘well below’ the national average, according to newly released league tables. Read more >>

A legendary American vocal group will be heading to Dudley Town Hall next year as they go back on the road touring. Read more >>

West Midlands Police were handed 245 firearms – including rifles, shotguns, revolvers, and a submachine gun – during a two-week surrender campaign. Read more >>

A millionaire rogue landlord appeared in court again, this time ordered to pay more than £12,000 after storing a shipping container on his land without permission. Read more >>

National Express West Midlands is introducing a new £1 fare for senior citizens who want to travel on their busses during the early morning. Read more >>

Students at Ormiston Forge Academy in Cradley Heath marked Local Charities Day with music and kindness as they were joined by a famous face. Read more >>

A Dudley MP has pledged to help drive research into Parkinson’s as he was joined in Parliament by campaigners to mark the 200th year since the condition was first recognised. Read more >>

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