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Hero pensioner snaps photo of thieves trying to steal his camera - despite having a heart attack at the time

A pensioner managed to take photos of the thugs who attempted to steal his camera – while he was having a heart attack.

The 69-year-old amateur photographer took the photos of the thieves leaving the scene on a stolen motorbike in Priory Park in Dudley, West Midlands. 254 more words


Police officers receive bravery award for crashing into car going wrong direction on motorway

The word ‘brave’ is annoyingly ubiquitous these days, but you’d be hard-pressed to argue that what these two West Midlands Police officers did was anything but. 220 more words


Lights, CAMERA, Action !

Most people detest the idea of the “Big Brother” type society, always being watched, monitored and effectively having your natural behaviour and reactions manipulated by the presence of the all-seeing eyes that we all have become oblivious to, that’s right cameras. 2,741 more words

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Lawfully held guns seized: Police ask "How did he get such a haul?"

A number of lawfully owned firearms have been seized from a certificate holder by police following allegations of a brawl and claims that a gun had been fired. 779 more words


Solihull Trading Standards hits the Jackpot

It was a really good day for us yesterday but probably not so great for the people who had their illegal tobacco taken from them. 226 more words

Mobile Phones,Driving and FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

This edition of the blog is devoted to those who despite our best efforts at deterrent, and the constant media bombardment that tell them that their actions are potentially lethal; still persist in participating in what is becoming the most visible and public of all road traffic offences. 1,337 more words


Working closely with Birmingham Airport

Some people may not know that Birmingham Airport is actually in Solihull and, therefore, covered by Solihull MBC Trading Standards. We also cover the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and the new entertainment venue Resorts World Birmingham. 123 more words