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Bournville College public open day

Local residents can visit Bournville College’s brand new £66 million campus this weekend. The state-of-the-art campus offers outstanding learning resources, training facilities and the latest...

In pictures: MG Sales Centre opens at Longbridge

The new MG Sales Centre opened in Longbridge this morning with VIPs invited to a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care. The launch...

Romsley photographer shares stunning Waseley pictures

Taron Curtis is a photographer from Romsley who takes a lot of wonderful images on the Waseley Hills, like this beautiful photograph of gorse...

A busy weekend of events!

There are lots of events in the area this weekend: including falconry displays, open days, table top sales and a big band night. Check our...

Linky: Plan to circle Birmingham with trees to protect green belt – West Midlands...

Planning chief proposes a visible boundary of trees around the whole of Birmingham to protect the city's green belt..... A good plan or not?! Plan...

Silly signage

We spotted this sign, walking through Balaam's Wood Local Nature Reserve on the way to Frankley Carnival back in August. This should read Balaam's Wood,...

Police thank community following Frankley metal theft arrests

Metal thefts have been a problem in the area for many months now and Frankley residents have suffered considerably with lead thefts from roof...

Consultation on Kings Norton Academy begins

There are to be two public consultation meetings in the next couple of weeks about the proposals to turn Kings Norton High School into...

Linky: Bournville College completion kicks off Longbridge project

Insider News Midlands – Bournville College completion kicks off Longbridge project.

Time to listen to those that make growth happen says Northfield MP

Press release from Richard Burden: Richard Burden MP today met with senior figures in the UK automotive industry at the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool. The...

New Longbridge MG Sales Centre to attempt Birmingham's biggest ever coffee morning

This weekend sees the opening of a new MG Sales Centre at MG Motor UK's Longbridge plant alongside an attempt at Birmingham's biggest ever...

Much loved dog, Rags, still missing

Rags, the accomplished agility dog who went missing from Frankley Green at the beginning of September has still not been found. Owners have released a...
Inside Rover, Longbridge Feb 2007 - copyright Michael Scott | www.photoaddiction.co.uk

History: Longbridge Plant – urban explorer pictures

We were having another look through Mike Scott's pictures from inside Northfield Manor earlier, and were reminded of a set of images he took...

Northfield Library job club – CV writing workshop

Northfield Library are inviting job seekers to join their monthly job club. The job club meets on the third Monday of the month, offering support to...

Help plan the next Northfield Carnival

Northfield Carnival Committee will be holding a public annual general meeting in October. After yet another successful carnival this year, the committee will be looking...

Birmingham Black Heritage Trail launch