Tettenhall Wood United Reformed Church

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Monday 25th June 2018
Tettenhall Wood URC Mount Road Tettenhall Wood Wolverhampton WV6 8HT Tel: 01902 754383 Minister: Rev Tim Mullings Reaching out and loving in the name of Christ our Saviour
Prayer Breakfast
Once a week at 7.30am - the venue for this alternates between Christ Church (in Church Rd.) & TWURC.

BBC Front Page News

Heathrow Airport: Boris Johnson defends missing runway vote

The foreign secretary, who is on a trip to Afghanistan, says resigning would "achieve nothing".

Turkey election: Erdogan win ushers in new presidential era

President Erdogan's election victory means sweeping new powers for him, which his opponents decry.

Jamaica deaths: Manchester couple 'dreamed' of move

The Manchester couple had retired to the Caribbean island after saving up all their lives.

Roseanne Barr regrets becoming 'hate magnet'

In a tearful interview, she says she "never would have wittingly called any black person... a monkey".

Eighty-two chihuahuas found at Birmingham house

The RSPCA was called after police discovered the dogs while investigating a death.

Terminally ill woman makes memory boxes for her children

Angela Rose, who has terminal cancer says the boxes will be "part of me to give to them when I die".

Prince William visits ancient city in Jordan during royal tour

The Duke of Cambridge visits a Roman archaeological site where his wife was photographed in the 1980s.

Morrisons brings back paper bags in latest fight against plastic

The supermarket will sell fruit and vegetables in paper bags as it tries to cut the use of plastics.

BBC news for Staffordshire

Birmingham and Hyndburn 'worst for food hygiene'

Consumer watchdog Which? lists the 10 best and 10 worst areas for food hygiene.

Man dies after industrial accident in Cheddleton

The employee was treated at the scene but died at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

Van crash puppy has 'miraculous escape'

Fire crews used cutting equipment to free the pup, who was uninjured in the three-vehicle collision.

Race hate Stoke-on-Trent candidate sentencing delay

Barbara Fielding-Morriss could face up to seven years imprisonment after praising Hitler on her blog.

Inquiry into 'shorts and socks' man's death in Packmoor

Joshua Ball, 26, died in hospital after being detained by police in Packmoor, Stoke-on-Trent.

Man detained over Burton-upon-Trent church ground stabbing

A 16-year-old girl was seriously hurt when she was stabbed in the neck in January.

Aethelflaed: The warrior queen who broke the glass ceiling

Aethelflaed, a warrior ruler almost lost to history, is being celebrated on the 1,100th anniversary of her death.

Joe Clarke & Mallory Franklin win bronze in Slalom World Cup opener

Great Britain's Joe Clarke and Mallory Franklin claim bronze medals in the first event of the 2018 Slalom World Cup in Slovakia.

AskTen - Ten things you may not have noticed last week!

  1. Gavin Williamson spearheading major coup against Theresa May.Defence secretary Gavin Williamson has been accused of trying to whip up an attempted coup against the prime minister. He is said to be behind a rebellion from Conservative MPs demanding that Theresa May boosts spending on the armed forces. According to reports, Williamson has told senior military leaders: "I made her so I can break her." The Sun
  2. Netflix paid no corporate tax during 2017. Netflix paid no UK corporation tax last year, despite making £500m in revenue from British subscribers. The streaming service received a €199,000 (£174,000) tax rebate from the UK government. Netflix, which booked a pretax profit of just €1.2m in the UK last year, has a market capitalisation of $174bn (£131bn), almost six times the value of Sky. The company said: "Netflix is contributing to the UK economy in many different ways." The Guardian
  3. Saudi women behind wheel as controversial driving ban ends. A landmark has been reached in Saudi Arabia as women can legally get behind the wheel of a car for the first time. The historic move means many women will no longer need to use public transportation or hire a male driver to travel even small distances. It is expected that many more women will join the workforce as a result. The Times
  4. Social mobility. Half of all UK workers believe that a working-class background and a regional accent remain barriers to success in the workplace. [MORE]
  5. Talking horses. Royal Ascot has become such a riotous occasion, police sniffer dogs patrolled the racecourse this year in search of illegal drugs, while racegoers suspected of being drunk on arrival were breathalysed. The new security policy covered all areas, including the Royal Enclosure, where I was on Tuesday. The Guardian
  6. Where are England’s 7,000 missing schoolchildren?Up to 7,700 secondary school pupils in England have left mainstream schooling and slipped off the radar, according to new research. Of the 553,000 children who started Year 7 at state schools in England in 2012, 531,000 were still enrolled in 2017, when they would be due to sit their GCSEs, according to education research group FFT Education Datalab. The Observer
  7. Clothes moths thriving thanks to cooler washes. Clothes moths are on the rise in Britain, as a result of people buying better-quality clothes and washing them at lower temperatures, according to pest control firm Rentokil. Clothes made of wool and silk contain keratin, the preferred food for moth larvae, which can only be killed by washing garments at 55C or higher. Rentokil reports that call-outs to moth infestations have risen by 60% over the past four years in the UK. The Telegraph
  8. Champagne no longer an expensive luxury. An £11 bottle of champagne from the budget supermarket Aldi has been named as one of the best in the world at this year’s prestigious Wine and Spirits Challenge. In total, Aldi’s wine range scooped 20 accolades at the competition. The Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut, which has won a series of awards at other wine contests, has reportedly boosted Aldi’s champagne sales, which rose by 40% in the past month alone. Daily Mail
The bottom line. 91% of thefts from vehicles now go unsolved, along with 86% of muggings and 78% of domestic burglaries. There were 203,703 unsolved burglaries in 2017, a quarter more than in 2015. Daily Express

The latest BBC Video News clips

Tunisia attack survivor: 'We've had no support financially'

Shirley Church, survivor of the 2015 Tunisia attack, wants a government fund for all terror survivors

Big Ben scaffolding takes tourists by surprise

The Elizabeth Tower that houses Big Ben is almost entirely covered for refurbishments, but do tourists care?

What will Brexit mean for expat dogs?

Rocky and his Scottish owners live in Spain, but it's unclear what happens after the UK leaves the EU.

Daughters of Davis renovate grandma's house to fund music

Meet the sisters whose painting business adds gloss to their music.

Terminally ill woman makes memory boxes for her children

Angela Rose, who has terminal cancer says the boxes will be "part of me to give to them when I die".

'I'm a trade unionist, not a terrorist'

Dave Smith was one of hundreds of workers put on a 'blacklist' due to their trade union activities.

Brexit: Thousands march for 'people's vote' on final deal

Campaigners marched through London on the second anniversary of the UK voting to leave the EU.

Book of 'first black prime minster's' poetry released

Alexander Paul's poetry is release one year after he died from brain cancer aged just 21-years-old.

Tettenhall Wood Luncheon Club for Elderly
Meets at the United Reformed Church Hall, Mount Road on Tuesdays and Fridays 10am - 2pm

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