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Roy Wright was appointed editor of The Huddersfield Daily Examiner in 2002. Prior to this he was assistant editor of The Liverpool Echo for three years. He has also worked at the Hull Daily Mail as well as a number of Press agencies.

The area is situated close to the major interchange, Switch Island, at the end of the M57 and M58 motorways.

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Michael Mushrow, 32, from Southport led a gang selling drugs in Macclesfield

The Dudley No. 2 Canal runs through Netherton, linking the Dudley No. 1 canal at Parkhead Junction with the south entrance of the Netherton Tunnel. When first constructed in 1798 it ran as far as Selly Oak where it connected with the Worcester and Birmingham Canal.

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Netherton Cricket Club was founded in 1866. It is situated on Highbridge Road and celebrated its 140th anniversary in 2006.[24]

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The town centre encompasses the main shopping street where Cinder Bank meets the Halesowen Road and the residential area on the roads leading up Netherton Hill from the shops.

Two other men, both aged 18, had previously been arrested in connection with the killing last week but were later released without charge.

Netherton contains a number of churches and chapels. The most prominent, St Andrew's, an Anglican church, was consecrated and opened by the Lord Bishop Folliott on 16 July 1830. The foundation stone of the church had been laid by Dr. Booker, the Vicar of Dudley, on 30 November 1827.[28] The other Church of England churches in Netherton are St Peter's, Darby End[29] and St John the Evangelist, Dudley Wood.[30]

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Primrose Hill, despite its name, is an industrial area immediately to the south of the town centre.

Finally, Mushroom Green is a former industrial hamlet to the south west of the town. It is now a Conservation Area.

Netherton is served by two railway-stations: Aintree and Old Roan, on the Northern Line of the Merseyrail network. The Old Roan station is technically in Aintree, but is on the border between the two areas. Old Roan bus station is next to the railway-station. Buses run from here and Magdalene Square into central Liverpool (those from Magdalene Square also serve parts of Bootle) as well as North to Maghull, Ormskirk and Southport.

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Saltwells Nature Reserve stands on the Netherton – Brierley Hill border, next to Netherton Reservoir. It takes its name from Saltwells Wood, now just part of the reserve, named for its saline springs where people came to bathe in the 19th and early 20th centuries.[21] Doulton's Claypit, a Geological Site of Special Scientific Interest, lies within the reserve.[22]

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Marc Reeves is the editor of the Birmingham Mail and the Birmingham Post, and has worked in regional media in the Midlands and across the UK for more than 30 years.

West Midlands Police said a 15-year-old who had been arrested on Saturday and an 18-year-old arrested on Friday are due to report to police again in October.

Age UK, a charity that helps elderly people, has a prominent office and drop-in centre in the former pub, The Junction Inn, on the corner of Cradley Road and the Halesowen Road.[27] Netherton's Conservatives have their club house (including a bowling green) on Halton Street. Netherton Sports & Social Club can be found in St. Thomas Street.

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For elections to Sefton Council Netherton is split between the electoral wards of Netherton and Orrell, whose three representatives are Susan Ellen Bradshaw, Robert John Brennan, and Ian Ralph Maher, and St. Oswald, whose three representatives are Mark Dowd, Peter Dowd and James Mahon. All six councillors who represent the Netherton area are members of the Labour Party.

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The Leeds and Liverpool Canal flows through Netherton and whilst this provides a local amenity, there is very little boat traffic on this stretch of its course.

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Netherton was formerly the home of the Everton F.C. youth academy, which has now been relocated to Finch Farm. The land was previously a fire station (the old brick building on the site) and the grounds of Littlewoods Social Club. This area has now been turned into a Goals football centre.

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