Firefighters have been battling a fire at a recycling plant in Bloxwich this morning.
Crews were called to reports a container carrying recycled clothes had caught alight at a waste recycling plant in Leamore.
Inspectors are treating the cause of the fire as suspicious.
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A man has today been charged in connection with the death of a teenager from Sandwell, who was killed in a road collision last year.
Adam Jones from Wednesbury died when he was hit by a blue Volkswagen Bora as he crossed the junction of Beacon View Road and Walsall Road in West Bromwich with his bike.
25-year-old Tyrone Sadler was charged with causing death by driving a vehicle while unlicensed and causing a death by driving uninsured after he answered his bail in connection with the collision in March 2015.
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Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a man reported missing after checking out of a Black Country hotel.
Engineer Martin Cadman, 33, was last seen yesterday morning at around 5.50am when he left the Travelodge in Wolverhampton Road in Oldbury, where he was staying for work.
He has not been in contact with his family or work colleagues since then and they are worried for his safety.
Martin, from Tunbridge Wells, is around 5ft 7ins tall, of slim build, with short curly black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing dark blue denim jeans, tan brown boots, a blue t-shirt, blue hoody with the words ‘trill’ on it.
We are really concerned about Mr Cadman, we urgently need to trace him to make sure he is ok.
We would ask anyone who has seen him or knows where he is to get in touch as soon as possible.
Anyone with information should call Sandwell Police on 101 or call the Missing People charity on 116 000.
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A teenager who attacked a 65-year-old man on his own doorstep in a botched car robbery has been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order.Read the full story ›