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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Law firm backs Marie Curie Big Build project

The ambitious Big Build project spearheaded by Marie Curie Cancer Care has just received backing from trainee solicitors at Anthony Collins Solicitors in Birmingham. The project aims to build a brand new state-of-the-art hospice in Solihull and it is being substantially boosted by the trainee solicitors’ fundraising efforts. They hope to raise some of the £7 million needed for the hospice over the next two years.

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Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery display works of art by Leonardo da Vinci

Ten rarely seen drawings by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci are to be displayed in Birmingham in 2012.

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Lives saved by Shropshire river rescue men

A 22 year old soldier and 56 year old man are being hailed as heroes after rescuing a woman from a river in Shropshire. The two men saved a woman after they saw her in the River Severn near Washbrook Road in Bridgnorth.

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