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110 fridges dumped along Birmingham road

Birmingham City Council are appealing for witnesses after more than 100 fridges were dumped on a Kings Norton road.

Officers were alerted yesterday (20 February 2017) that six fridges that had been dumped on Ithon Grove, Kings Norton, but on arrival they found 110 flytipped fridges along the road.

Abandoning rubbish is illegal and offenders can face an unlimited fine and up to five years’ in jail if convicted at Crown Court.

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It’s outrageous that people think dumping rubbish on a road, blighting our city, is acceptable – it is not. Enforcement officers are currently investigating to try and identify the perpetrators, so if you have any information please contact the council.

– Jacqui Kennedy, Birmingham City Council


Former headteacher charged with historical sex offences

A former head teacher of a school in Birmingham has been charged with sexual offences against adults.

64-year-old Graham Hardy of Blackfriars Place, Market Harborough, will appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court on Friday 17th March where he will stand accused of six historical sexual assaults and one count of rape, all against adults.

It is believed the offences happened between 2009 and 2016.

Following investigations it is not believed that any offences were committed against former pupils at the school.

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