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Burst water main prompts emergency repair

Severn Trent Water are currently in attendance at a burst water main on Fleet Street in the Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham.

Members of the public notified authorities of the leak earlier today after water could be seen shooting in to the air.

It remains unknown how it began.


Man arrested on suspicion of murder over fatal firework is bailed

Credit: West Midlands Police

A 22-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died during a fatal firework attack, has been released on bail.

Anthony Nicholls, 56, died after an industrial-sized firework was set off in his house in Birchtrees Crescent, Tile Cross, on 2 November.

West Midlands Police say they are continuing with their enquiries.


ITV's political show in the Midlands - Central Lobby: November edition

How do we tackle the congestion and air pollution problems in Midlands towns and cities? A new study shows in Birmingham only 3% of people cycle to work - the lowest out of the seven cities in the study but why?

Also as prominent East Midlands Tory MPs challenge the government over Brexit - we debate is a cut off date for leaving the EU really a good idea.

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