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Plans for new homes on Longbridge East site

A planning application has been submitted to Bromsgrove District Council by Longbridge developers St. Modwen and Persimmon Homes for the first phase of residential development...

Morrisons to stock monkey milk!?

The first of a new series called "Truemours" where we investigate local rumours and gossip... ;) What do you have on your cornflakes? Ever fancied splashing...

Ecocentre need your (old) shoes!

Northfield Ecocentre now have a collection bin for recycling your old shoes. In partnership with United Shoe Recycling Company, the Ecocentre will collect old shoes which will...

Urgent appeal as police seek man in connection with Northfield murder

West Midlands Police have today released a picture of a man they are eager to trace for questioning in relation  to the murder of...

Frankley Carnival returns this Sunday!

Frankley residents are looking forward to the return of the Frankley Carnival this weekend. Local residents, along with community officers from West Midlands Police,...

Rubery re-attempts Festival – without the rain!

Rubery Festival organisers are presumably watching weather forecasts very closely for the next few days, ahead of the second attempt this year at staging...

Join in Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Macmillan Cancer Support will be holding their 21st annual World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 30th September and would love you to join in!...

Merrishaw Nursery offered no reprieve on closure

As families, staff and supporters of Merrishaw Nursery in West Heath attended what will probably be their last open day yesterday, they were hoping...

Northfield Ward police newsletter August 2011

The latest newsletter from West Midlands Police in Northfield: http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/lpures/bs/newsletters/Externalnewsletter-NorthfieldAugustSeptember2011Final.pdf Click here to download the original PDF file

Murder investigation launched into Northfield death

From West Midlands Police: Detectives investigating the suspicious death of a 63-year-old Northfield man are now treating the incident as murder. The man, who has been...

Attempted armed robbery at Frankley convenience store – CCTV images realeased

UPDATE: Wednesday 24th August CCTV images released. Click here to view them on the Birmingham Mail website. From Birmingham South Police: Police in south Birmingham are...

Help needed to create community orchards in Northfield

Northfield Ecocentre, in partnership with The Big Tree Plant, is aiming to create over thirty community orchards within Northfield over the next two years. The...

Rubery Youth Centre campaign moves forward

The film made by Bars For Change of the protest and campaign to save Rubery Youth Centre has now been released on YouTube. Please...

Police investigate following suspicious death in Northfield

West Midlands Police are continuing to investigate a suspicious death in Northfield today. The body of a 63 year old man was found after police...

Work begins on Longbridge myspace youth centre

Regeneration specialists St. Modwen have appointed construction company Morgan Sindall to start work on the new ‘myplace’ youth centre in Longbridge, in a contract...

Nursery Open Day hopes to see turn around on closure

Merrishaw Nursery in Merrishaw Road, West Heath is to open its doors to all this week in a bid to see council officials take...