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Police ask disabled to complete survey in bid to tackle hate crime

It has been demonstrated this year that discrimination and abuse towards disabled people may be increasing. A survey by Scope demonstrated that discrimination of  disabled...

Linky: NEVER be scared to report domestic violence | The Sun |Woman

  This week a police report into errors surrounding the murder of 21 year old Casey Brittle from Nottinghamshire was released. Catherine Bird, the victim of...

Linky: Storm brews on plan to shut Kings Norton pub for new superstore

THE campaign to stop a popular Birmingham pub being turned into a supermarket was due to take a big step forward today with the...

Linky: Police 'bogus official' warning to all residents

Read details on west-midlands.police.uk

Linky: Weoley Castle could be no alcohol on streets area

Read story on birminghammail.net

Linky: Northfield man jailed for shining laser at police helicopter

A 19 year old man from Northfield was jailed for 6 months at Birmingham Crown Court for shining a green laser pen at the...

Goodnight Lenin live at Birmingham Cathedral

Alternative 'nu-folk' band Goodnight Lenin, who hail from Northfield, have just announced they will be playing at Birmingham Cathedral on December 3rd. Tickets are available now...

Family bonfire, fireworks and Halloween party

Kings Norton Rhinos are hosting a joint bonfire and Halloween SPOOKtacular family event on Saturday October 29th. There will be a Halloween-themed marquee for children...

Kings Norton Rugby Club seek junior players

Update: Under 14s need more players! Aged 12, 13, 14 (15 at a push!) and interested?  Email Oli Parker Kings Norton RFC welcome new players...

Pensioner saved by smoke alarm in Northfield house fire

A Northfield pensioner was led to safety by fire officers after being alerted to a fire in his home by a smoke alarm in...

"Bonnie & Clyde" who preyed on elderly in Frankley & Longbridge jailed

by Ian Britton on Flickr - click for originalA couple who targeted the homes of elderly people in Frankley and Longbridge have been jailed...

Fears for future of West Heath care home for disabled children

The Birmingham Mail today reported that parents of children who receive respite care at a West Heath care home have started a campaign to...

ENDS 8/1/12 – Council to hold public consultation on budget cuts

UPDATE 3/1/12 - Consultation ends 8th January 2012 - scroll to bottom to see how you can still contribute! Birmingham City Council is to hold...


UPDATE 8pm Tues 18th Oct - Oliver has returned home safely. Thanks! --- Last month we put out an appeal for a missing cat. Oliver, who...

West Mercia Police offer Halloween safety advice to all ages

West Mercia Police have released some sound safety advice for the Halloween period, aimed at young and old alike. Local policing teams have been visiting...

Event: New Frankley Parish Council meeting

The next meeting of the New Frankley in Birmingham Parish Council will be held tonight. Members of the public are welcome. Items on the agenda include: Our...