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Blog feature
I want Happy Ads 

21 Jul 16

I have had a pet peeve for quite a while but I cannot keep in in any longer.


Villa
Petrov’s Back Amongst The Goals 

12 Jul 16

Petrov’s Back Amongst The Goals Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:12/07/2016 15:13:00 Aston Villa’s pre season training for the coming Championship year of 2016/17 continues over in Austria and the optimism for the new year ahead hasn’…


Event
CHINESE NEW YEAR AT SELFRIDGES 

12 Apr 16

Join Selfridges for a whole host of celebrations this year as it celebrates the year of the monkey in style.


News
Traditional flag raising ceremony signals the start of a new bowls season 

11 Apr 16

SOLIHULL BOWLING Club has raised the flag on a new year of bowls at the traditional ceremony to formally open the competitive summer season.


Blog feature
April 1st – it’s fitting to note that today, April 1st 2016,… 

3 Apr 16

April 1st – it’s fitting to note that today, April 1st 2016, April Fools Day is the 5th anniversary of this journal.


News
Sunday school in Coventry hosts Persian New Year celebrations 

22 Mar 16

Singing and dancing were in plentiful supply as the youngsters spent the day learning about their cultural heritage…


Event
REEF | Friday 11th Mar 2016 6:30 pm 

9 Mar 16

Since the arrival of Jesse Wood on guitar in April 2014, Reef are back stronger and better than ever.


News
Shadowing my social workers is a powerful reminder to keep backing creative practice 

7 Mar 16

by Peter Hay, director for people at Birmingham City Council I’m not good at New Year resolutions but this year I made one and so far I’ve stuck to it! I promised to spend more time on the frontline of our services.


Blog feature
Ambassador was at Black Country Libraries Day 

29 Feb 16

I HAD a busy few days recently promoting The Bugle at two major events National Libraries Day and the Chinese New Year 2016 celebrations in Birmingham.


Blog feature
Making a good first impression with Aura Print 

26 Feb 16

They say first impressions count, and I have to say, I agree with them.


Event
The Giggle Dungeon Takeover! , 29 Feb 2016 

22 Feb 16

29 Feb 2016 – Comedy at Subside Bar FREE Monday 29th February, The Giggle Dungeon Presents: STAND UP COMEDY A Night of Free Stand Up comedy at Subside, Birmingham’s best alternative bar.


FixMyStreet
Front garden of no 26 selborne road., 22nd February 

22 Feb 16

A mattress and other rubbish in the front garden of no 26 Selborne Road, a house divided in to flats.


Local news
Kamal: New Year, New You? 

18 Feb 16

Happy New Year! 2016 is upon us already.


Blog feature
The Owl in the Background 

18 Feb 16

I took the girls shopping to Solihull between Christmas and New Year and in the shopping centre we spotted these owls after having lunch with a bench in front of them.


Blog feature
New Year Party 

13 Feb 16

A page about the party we went to at my friend’s house on New Year’s Eve, My friend lives in a beautiful Victorian house in Nottingham, and she threw a fabulous party at the close of last year.


Football
FOOTBALL: Baggies legend Sneekes and Worcester City loanee Morris… 

12 Feb 16

WITH three straight losses to end 2015, few people could have predicted Rushall’s superb undefeated start to the New Year, and nobody is more pleased about it than manager Richard Sneekes.


Blog feature
New Year Resolutions – it’s still not too late! 

11 Feb 16

I guess we all start a new year with the best of intentions, maybe it’s to lose weight, exercise more, give up smoking/drinking, eat more healthily, the list goes on.


Business
Chinese New Year visitor numbers revealed 

10 Feb 16

BIRMINGHAMS Chinese New Year celebrations last Sunday attracted more than 30,000 visitors, it has been revealed.


News
Lichfield and Burntwood residents reminded of lantern ban ahead of Chinese New Year 

8 Feb 16

People in Lichfield and Burntwood are being reminded about a ban on lanterns ahead of the Chinese New Year celebrations.


Blues
Kung Hei Fat Choi 

8 Feb 16

Today marks the first day of the Chinese New Year – the year of the Monkey.


Blog feature
Year of the Monkey 

8 Feb 16

Were celebrating Chinese New Year on site today and who better to help us than our four critically endangered Spider Monkeys.


Blog arts
Learning from Chinese New Year 

7 Feb 16

There are, I guess, plenty of learning opportunities around the festivities I’d like to share – and any you have, please add.


Council
Connexions New Year New Start event attracts more than 900 

4 Feb 16

More than 900 people attended a special careers fair at West Bromwich held at Sandwell College’s Central Sixth campus in West Bromwich.


News
West Midlands Fire Service: “Don’t be a monkey in… 

3 Feb 16

West Midlands Fire Service: “Don’t be a monkey in the kitchen.


Business
Severn Trent encouraged by strong start to 2016 

3 Feb 16

COVENTRY-based utility Severn Trent has said it continues to perform in line with expectations following a strong start to the New Year.


Local news
Chinese New Year celebrations in Birmingham 

2 Feb 16

Birmingham’s Chinese community is preparing to welcome in the Year of the Monkey on Sunday, 7th February, with an afternoon of family celebrations.


Blog feature
Travels in India, 2016 – Benaulim, Burial Grounds & Beaches 

2 Feb 16

Welcome to Goa, ladies and gentlemen.


Business
Southside set to monkey around for Chinese New Year celebrations 

2 Feb 16

BIRMINGHAMS Southside is to once again play host to the citys Chinese New Year celebrations, with thousands of festival-goers set to descend on the area to welcome in the Year of the Mon…


Council
Chinese New Year celebrations in Birmingham 

2 Feb 16

Birmingham’s Chinese community is preparing to welcome in the Year of the Monkey on Sunday, February 7, with an afternoon of celebrations aimed at the whole family.


Local news
Curfew and compensation bill for New Year drunk who assaulted police officer 

1 Feb 16

A drunk woman who assaulted a police officer on New Year’s Day has been placed on a curfew by Birmingham magistrates.


Local news
Digbeth First Friday – February 2016 

1 Feb 16

When: Friday 5 February 2016, 17:00 until late Where: various locations across Digbeth Digbeth First Friday returns this week following a new year hiatus, and it’s back with a bang! Check out the website for all the events taking place, … …


Blog feature
Me and Mine January 2016 

31 Jan 16

It’s the first Me and Mine of the new year and I was a little worried we weren’t going to get any photographs this month as it’s just been one thing after another.


Business
Chinese New Year: 2016 could be the year for Midlands businesses 

29 Jan 16

James Westwood of the China-Britain Business Council offers advice to firms that may want to export to China for the first time.


999
Cologne attacks “a million miles away” from Broad Street scene 

29 Jan 16

Police in Birmingham have moved to reassure city centre visitors that attacks on women are rare and that its nightlife centre is a “safe, vibrant” place.


999
Cologne attacks “a million miles away” from Broad Street scene 

29 Jan 16

Police in Birmingham have moved to reassure city centre visitors that attacks on women are rare and that its nightlife centre is a “safe, vibrant” place.


Business
Festive fillip for M&B with sales up 2% 

28 Jan 16

PUBCO Mitchells & Butlers has reported encouraging trading over the Christmas period with like-for-like sales growth of 2% in the two weeks of Christmas and New Year.


Blog feature
The one with Slimmer of the Month 

27 Jan 16

I couldn’t have asked for a better way to start the year, Slimmer of the Month for January 2016, wow! After gaining a little bit of weight over Christmas, I seem to have found my motivation and determination to stay on track in the new year with my…


Blog feature
09 Feb 2016 10:00 : Information & Enrolment 

27 Jan 16

Don’t miss out on enrolling on courses starting in the New Year! Simply come along to our enrolment events to get all the information you need.


Blog feature
Bugle Ambassadors thanks for Black Country music help 

27 Jan 16

WELL ‘ardoow everybody, I hope you had a bostin’ festive and New Year and have all made resolutions you’ve probably broken by now.


Blog comment
Doing the Next Thing: Trying Again 

26 Jan 16

I started so well.


Blog feature
Banging the rocks together 

26 Jan 16

This job search is pretty frustrating.


Blog feature
Review: Life Designer Planner 

26 Jan 16

As the year ends and a fresh new year beckons, I always love looking for new ways to get myself organised.


Blog feature
Happy Chinese New Year 

23 Jan 16

Well, today is the first day of the Chinese New Year …


Blog feature
A new interest for the New Year! 

22 Jan 16

January is a busy time for Sandwell Adult and Family Learning.


Blog feature
A Fireworks Safety Guide 

22 Jan 16

Do you remember when Fireworks were just used on Guy Fawkes night, and for something extremely special, like a Royal Wedding? These days there are Fireworks displays for every special occasion or festival, from New Year’s Eve to Diwali, Last night …


Blog feature
Review: Daisy Pulls It Off @ Lichfield Garrick 

22 Jan 16

A grandly stylish opening for the new year from the Lichfield Players with their assured production of Denise Deegan’s classic girl’s-school comedy Daisy Pulls It Off.


Blog feature
Improvement work on Lichfield city centre’s heritage paving set for new year start 

21 Jan 16

Work to replace Lichfield city centre’s historic style paving is set to start in the new year.


Business
Engineering Power House To Hire 500 In Five Years 

21 Jan 16

A
leading national engineering firm headquartered in Kings Norton has begun the
New Year with a bang, announcing that it will create 500 new jobs by 2020,
doubling its staff in five years.


Sport
Happy New Year to all at West Midlands Tae Kwon Do Members 

20 Jan 16

Happy New Year to all at West Midlands Tae Kwon Do Members, As you can see squad training dates have now been released, and can be found here .


Business
Happy New Year from the team at Redhill 

20 Jan 16

We all know how unpredictable the weather can be and with weather forecasters predicting snow and freezing temperatures over the next few weeks, it’s important to be prepared with the correct winter essentials.


Business
Cure Leukaemia co-founder thanks those who congratulated him on his CBE 

20 Jan 16

THE co-founder of Birmingham-based charity Cure Leukaemia, Professor Charlie Craddock has thanked the many people to have congratulated him on the award of his CBE in the Queens New Year Honour…


Blog comment
Introducing Angela Probert 

20 Jan 16

Happy New Year  – and hello! Well, they say things come in threes – for me that’s  a new job, moving to a new city and working with new colleagues.


Baggies
A New Way of Thinking for the Volunteers! 

20 Jan 16

Since the new year, the volunteers have now been introduced into a new way of thinking! This is to help young individuals to think positive and will hopefully reflect they way  they make choices in life.


Blog feature
Dudley Zoo carries out who’s who for its annual census 

20 Jan 16

KEEPERS at Dudley Zoo began the new year with clipboards and calculators, as they conducted their annual animal census.


Blog feature
Thanks, Bugle, for support 

20 Jan 16

MANY thanks for all The Bugle’s help in supporting all the events in Pattingham including CHAD Singers concerts, Pattingham Drama Group’s Pantomime, the Pattingham Scarecrow Festival and the concerts given by Wombourne District Choral Society.


Council
New Year campaign launch for fostering 

19 Jan 16

Sandwell Fostering Service is launching into 2016 with an innovative new campaign to recruit new foster carers.


Blog feature
Blog Post: ‘Walk It Off’ New Year Walk – Birdwatching for All 

19 Jan 16

We got the year off to a great start, with our ‘Walk It Off’ guided walk on Saturday 2 January.


News
New bed will help towards a healthy lifestyle, say experts 

19 Jan 16

GOING on a diet and taking more exercise are common new year resolutions but don’t forget better sleep in striving for a healthy lifestyle that’s the message from The Sleep Council.


News feature
New bed will help towards a healthy lifestyle, say experts 

19 Jan 16

GOING on a diet and taking more exercise are common new year resolutions but don’t forget better sleep in striving for a healthy lifestyle that’s the message from The Sleep Council.


News feature
New bed will help towards a healthy lifestyle, say experts 

19 Jan 16

GOING on a diet and taking more exercise are common new year resolutions but don’t forget better sleep in striving for a healthy lifestyle that’s the message from The Sleep Council.