Trio guilty of killing family man in Sandwell
Three men have been convicted following the death of a Carl Woodall who was brutally beaten at an industrial premises in Sandwell last June. Mark Campbell and Simon Goldbourne were found guilty of murder, and James McGhee was found guilty of manslaughter at Wolverhampton Crown Court.
Report finds social services did ignore Arthur’s relatives
A review into the death of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes by the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel has highlighted a need for fundamental change in safeguarding. It asserts that dedicated child protection teams made up of public servants should be set up in every local area.
Hockley Flyover murals get listed status
Three concrete mural walls in the pedestrian concourse of Birmingham’s Hockley Flyover underpass are to be given listed status by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the advice of Historic England. The lively group of murals were built in a way to encourage people to climb on them.
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