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FLARE BIRMINGHAM FLARE, FRIDAY NOVEMBER 6, 2009

Whats Hot in the charts at the moment your guide > Pg 21 Chess Game Of Life

Birmingham City Council have won the bid to host the annual chess championship this year, in which a potnetial prize of 75,000 couyld be won. > pg 12

Lottery Dream comes True Three Friends from Kitts Green have had there dream come true after winning it big in the national lottery this week.We interviewed them to see > pg 36

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Soldiers parade in a heroic return to Birmingham ______________________ By Jericho Du’bois

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‘TOO MUCH PRESSURE MAKING SOLDIERS of remembrance we turn our focus to the fallen soldiers of SUFFER MENTAL ILLNESS IN SERVICE’ the past, those who with pride

stared into the face of adversity for the sake of crown and country. These heroes of the past should never be forgotten for the bravery which they have displayed but what about those unsung veterans who are still still serving in an illegal war. Who will remember the soldiers who have sacrificed so much for their country? 77% of soldiers returning back from war, have been found to be sufferers of some form or the other of mental trauma. The city of Birmingham recently welcomed back the fifth regiment who returned back to the country last week and in a daring display of honor marched like soldiers in a salute to the comrades who they lost in the war.

The Birmingham Flare look at men and the lenghts to which they go to in an attempt to achieve the perfect body and the dangers of this new craze. > pg 32

It’s simply Poppy Love The poppy has come to be recognised as a symbol of remembrance. We visit the Poppy factoruy to see how business is going in this economic climate. >pg 43

01234 - 567 - 345 - 8467 Is it too little too late:Two soldiers return back on duty on home soil after returning from Iraq

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GOVERNMENT ERROR LEAVES THOUSANDS OF HOMEOWNERS IN THE MIDLANDS WITHOUT A HOME:PAGES 6-7


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Famous Birmingham Pg 61 Chef Marcus Vermille, Rugby Fever Pg 63 yesterday hosted a Edgbaston Cricket Tournament Pg 67-68 charity event at his renowned restauant MonFootball Training Regime Pg 71-74 tagues Ville. The event Sports Forum was in aid of suffers of CHECK OUT www.birminghamflare.co.uk 5 DAYS A WEEK aspergers syndrome. Vermille said ‘AspergBirmingham Derby

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ers is not a curse, it’s a difference that can be worked aound through time and dedication’. From this event £3057 was raised with all profits made being donated to the National Austistic Society.

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Money Man: A young youth caught up in the gangster lifestyle

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Recent studies showed that the number of young black males joining gangs was on the rise with 43% of gang memebers being black. Derek Campbell, the Government advisor on gang culture stated after a vist to Birmigham “as more is taken out of the communities leaving these youths with nothing to do, the crime rate will increase”. FEAR FACTOR People in the city would like to feel safe to walk the streets however the fear which these gang members instil in the more vulnerable members of the community has left many in fear of leaving there homes; as the violence and crime is brought to their very door steps. The Birmigham City Council have said they are going to take measures in an effort to reduce the gang banger culture.

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party in Birmigham have announced plans to increase the number of opportunities which

are available in their individual constituencies. Mamoud AlFarah Headed the party at the conference

Hospital was laid to rest yesterday after years in service to the health system. She was Birminghams longest serving nurse with her having over 55 years under her belt. The nurse was awarded an award by the British Nurses association in 2007 for her services to the NHS

and retired in 2008 after suffering a stroke which left her unable to continue work. She is responsible for the delivery of over 1563 babies in the city since begining service in 1952. Nurse Brenda will also be rememberd after death as she is posthumously due to receive the Medal of Honour for her services to charity and the military. Nurse

Joy:The Nurse is taken to her final resting place


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