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Mobile phone ban set to be introduced at The Arthur Terry School in Sutton Coldfield with anyone caught using one facing detention
The school has justified the ban by saying there is a direct link with social media use and mental health issues
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Tory MP tells colleagues: Vote for Theresa May's deal or Brexit may be cancelled
Solihull Conservative Julian Knight says it's now clear that the only real Brexit on offer is Theresa May's deal
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Frontline police officer jobs slashed - but top cops protected from cuts
Shock new West Midlands Police figures police constables jobs bearing brunt of cuts
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Conservative Mayor Andy Street issues warning about Universal Credit
Mayor Andy Street suggests there is a link between Universal Credit and homelessness
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Mayor Andy Street urges Government to fund new £36.2m accident and emergency department
The West Midlands mayor is backing calls for a new A&E in the Black Country
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Councillor collapsed after online troll warned: 'You'll get what you deserve b***h'
Single mum Nicky Brennan says rape threats and harassment 'put women off politics'
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Gisela Stuart: The truth is that MPs simply want to overturn the result of the Brexit referendum
Gisela Stuart, the former Birmingham MP who chaired the Leave campaign in 2016, says recent Commons votes are really about MPs refusing to carry out Brexit
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Key moment in plans for 50p bike share scheme in Wolverhampton city centre
The initiative is set to be rolled out across other parts of the West Midlands in 2019
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Why Sprint bus plan from Walsall to Birmingham has made business unhappy
The £110 million rapid bus network is being developed ahead of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham
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REP director to step down from role
Stuart Rogers will leave the city centre theatre after 18 years in charge
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One in three West Midlands children are growing up in poverty
In every class of 30 children, on average ten of them will be in poverty
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MP wants laws allowing councils to stop shisha bars opening
MP Shabana Mahmood will ask the Government to change the law following concern about Arabian Nites in Birmingham
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