Press Releases

Construction industry gang jailed for £8 million fraud

Jul 30, 2014 14:33 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A 20-strong gang from the West Midlands, Staffordshire and Manchester has been jailed for almost 90 years for stealing more than £8 million in a sophisticated tax fraud.

New bus service links Staffordshire residents to the rail network

Jul 01, 2014 15:52 BST London Midland A new more frequent bus service will be introduced today, which links passengers in Wedgwood, Barlaston and Stone to the local rail network.

London Midland announces travel plans for August closures

Jun 30, 2014 16:27 BST London Midland London Midland has finalised details of the alternative travel arrangements that will be in place for customers travelling between Milton Keynes and London during the three weekend closures in August.

One week to go until the railway between Redditch and Barnt Green closes

Jun 30, 2014 16:01 BST London Midland With just one week to go, London Midland is reminding passengers that the railway between Barnt Green and Redditch will close for eight weeks from Sunday 6 July to Sunday 31 August.

Closure of the rail network between Barnt Green and Redditch

Jun 16, 2014 11:32 BST London Midland Redditch MP, Karen Lumley, meets with London Midland and Network Rail to learn about £24.5 million investment package

Jail for lorry driver caught with 8m smuggled cigarettes

Jun 16, 2014 10:43 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A self employed lorry driver from the West Midlands who tried to smuggle over eight million cigarettes into the UK by claiming he was delivering textiles, has been jailed for three years after attempting to evade £1,600,000 in duty.

Bodging builder jailed for £96k VAT fraud

Jun 16, 2014 10:32 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A West Midlands builder who set up multiple fake companies to commit a £96,000 VAT fraud, and left some of his customers with unfinished work, has been sentenced to 16 months in jail.

Strike it lucky in the London Midland rail sale

Jun 13, 2014 13:00 BST London Midland London Midland are kicking off the football event of the year with an 11% discount on tickets in support of our 11 lads on the pitch.

London Midland driver retires after 50 years in the rail industry

Jun 12, 2014 17:02 BST London Midland Bletchley depot-based driver, Alan Robson, drove his last ever train this week, and will now embark upon a well-earned and well-deserved retirement – just four months short of 50 years on the ‘footplate’.

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