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Our Sandwell feature writer, the Voice of Sandwell, leads this week’s Cut with the latest developments over the controversial Brandhall Green Space. The Voice gave us an insight into the background last week in David Vs Goliath - A Community’s Fight Against Sandwell Council.
The Council’s Cabinet have now approved plans to build on the cherished green space in a heated meeting, but residents are not giving up the fight…
On the 20th July, after two days of nationwide sweltering heat, the air was slightly cooler outside Sandwell Council House...
Laurence Bassini, who had claimed he was about to buy Birmingham City Football Club - as we reported here: Have Blues Found Their Knight in Shining Armour? - has been side-lined by a new ownership deal, in a shocking turn of events. The Saga continues as fans and followers are kept on the edge of their seats once more.
It appears Laurence Bassini has been pipped to the post as the Blues ownership saga continues.
After the hottest day on record in the UK, our Finance Editor Nial Dixon looks at whether your investment choices could play a role in the fight against climate change. And crucially for investors, Nial asks the question of whether doing so could be a lucrative decision…
After the events on Tuesday, it is clear to see that global warming is having a significant impact on the climate - can you invest more sustainably?
This week from Political Editor, Jack Dixon, a look at the newly released Forde Report outlying the toxic behaviour and issues running deep within the Labour Party. Antisemitism has been used as a political tool by some who see it as a weapon to be wielded rather than a serious issue to be addressed.
Racism and Antisemitism at the heart of toxic behaviour in the Labour Party
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