West Midlands

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West Midlands

(Placename) (functioning as singular or plural) a metropolitan county of central England, administered since 1986 by the unitary authorities of Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, Sandwell, Birmingham, Solihull, and Coventry. Area: 899 sq km (347 sq miles)
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West′ Mid′lands

a metropolitan county in central England. 2,624,300; 347 sq. mi. (899 sq. km).
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BUILDING group Keepmoat Homes has appointed a new managing director for the West Midlands.
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THE Chief Fire Officer for West Midlands Fire Service resigned yesterday after being arrested on suspicion of making indecent images of children.
THE 10 first prizewinners of a super storage tower (pens, crayons and paints) are Ross Cotton, Yardley, Birmingham; A Mackie, Kingswinford, West Midlands; Claudia Melia, Hall Green, Birmingham; Lorna Percival, Warley, West Midlands; Mrs J Profitt, Walsal l; Mrs J Read, Alcester, Warks; Chelcie Smith, Belbroughton, Nr Stourbridge; Mathew Trow, Bromsgrove, Worcs; I Whitehouse, Great Barr, Birmingham; Rebecca Williams, Bearwood, West Midlands.
THE Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, was the guest speaker at the sell-out IOD West Midlands Annual Dinner held at Warwick Castle.

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