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Publication: 30th January 2013

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Fastest couple will win a wedding to remember

Warwick Racecourse is hosting a race with a difference when one lucky couple will win a dream wedding in the ‘Love Warwick Wedding Dash’ on Saturday 9th February.

Publication: 30th January 2013

Rare Carpathian lynx, Daisy, who is settling in at Dudley Zoological Gardens.

Rare lynx right at home at Dudley Zoo

Two rare Carpathian lynx are loving winter in their new home at DZG

Publication: 29th January 2013

Shrewsbury Flower Show girl with a clown

Shrewsbury Flower Show Blossoms in National Survey

A survey carried out by popular consumer magazine Which? has named Shrewsbury Flower Show in the ‘Top Ten Best Gardening Shows in the UK’.

Publication: 25th January 2013

Cadbury World opens for the 2013 season!

Cadbury World is now open for the 2013 season following on from a record breaking year in 2012 where they saw over 663,000 visitors come through the doors. This is set to be an exciting year with the permanent addition of character actors within the attraction to bring the story of chocolate to life.

Publication: 24th January 2013

Army service Corps field bakery at work

Staffordshire County Council to lift lid on Cannock Chase Great War history

A scaled model of a Belgian battlefield built on Cannock Chase during the First World War to prepare soldiers for trench warfare is to be unearthed.

Publication: 23rd January 2013

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Gift Vouchers Now Available

If you are looking for something a bit different to buy your family and friends for birthdays or anniversaries, then how about a BBC Birmingham Tours Gift Voucher...

Publication: 23rd January 2013

Kyra’s lower canine has punctured her bottom lip

Fangs for the treatment at Dudley Zoo

Asiatic lioness Kyra gave big cat keepers at Dudley Zoological Gardens a fright when they noticed her bottom lip had become impaled on a canine tooth.

Publication: 22nd January 2013

Birmingham Museum

Major new £1m art collection to open in Birmingham this March

A nationally-significant new collection of international contemporary art will open to the public this March at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Publication: 22nd January 2013

Ron and Gay at The Taste of Staffordshire With There Award

Colton house is chosen as the winner of the new ‘best breakfast award’ at the taste of Staffordshire, good food awards 2012.

On Monday 1st October 2012, Taste of Staffordshire held their annual Good Food Awards celebrating quality and distinctiveness in the food and drink that is produced and served in Staffordshire.

Publication: 19th January 2013

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Nástia Answers Gabi

Ikon presents Nástia Answers Gabi (2010), a video work by Angolan artist Nástio Mosquito.

Annual UnChained Pass

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