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Sudbury absconder charged with being unlawfully at large

Credit: Police issue photograph.

A burglar who absconded from HMP Sudbury has been arrested and charged with being unlawfully at large.

Danny Anderson was arrested in Moseley in the West Midlands last night and is due before Birmingham Magistrates’ Court this afternoon.

Anderson (40) was serving three years for burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and battery after being convicted in August 2015.

He left Sudbury open prison on Saturday, August 20 2016.

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Weekend Picks: Farmers’ Market

Moseley Farmers’ Market: Sat 27th Feb (Moseley)

Moseley Farmers’ Market has twice won the award of being the best in the UK Credit: James Isgrove

There’ll be over 60 stalls selling a range of produce this weekend at Moseley Farmers’ Market.

From fruit and vegetables to cheeses and wine or pies and beer, there’ll be food for everyone’s tastebuds. All food available is locally produced, reared or grown by stall holders.

“This Farmers’ Market is unlike any other in the Midlands as shown by the thousands that come from even 40-50 miles away. It is an event that many in South Birmingham have discovered is worth a visit. We’re now shortlisted for the best in the UK again, up against the likes of Farmers’ Markets such as Edinburgh”

– David Isgrove, Organiser of Moseley Farmers’ Market

For prices, opening times and more information visit: http://moseleyfarmersmarket.org.uk/

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Weekend Picks: Moseley Old Hall 17th Century Christmas

17th Century Christmas: 12th December (Moseley Old Hall)

17th century Christmas at Moseley Old Hall Credit: Jens Buettner/dpa

Join in with celebrations of a 17th century Christmas at Moseley Old Hall this weekend. Visitors will get the opportunity to taste traditional Christmas recipes, explore the house decorated with traditional greenery, toast the festive season with spiced drinks and play games from the past.

For prices, times and more information visit:www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/8ade0851-29d6-47ad-9a88-8bb2cb70dbee/pages/details

Trio in court over Birmingham post office robbery

Three people are due to appear in court after a failed robbery attempt at a Birmingham post office yesterday.

The robbery happened at a post office in Moseley yesterday Credit: PA

The trio - 18-year-old Ilyas Khan from Kingswood Road, 20-year-old Tayyab Ayaz from Brighton Road and a 17-year-old boy from the Moseley area - have been charged in connection with the investigation.

All three have been remanded in custody to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court this morning.

They are charged with robbery, threatening someone with a bladed article and theft of a motor vehicle.

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