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Halloween competition WINNERS!

  Our Halloween competition results are in and we are pleasde to announce the results! Very well done to all who entered, there were some very...

MG seek ex Longbridge workers' memories

We wrote a couple of weeks ago about a reunion for ex-Longbridge factory workers which is being held later this month by MG at...

Guest Post: Bournville School Careers Fair Announcement

By Bournville School: We are proud to announce that we are hosting a careers fair attended by a number of prestigious companies on Friday 18th...

Video: Bournville College launch event

Bournville College have released a video and photos from their launch event back in October. You can read our article about the launch here. Bournville Launch...

Lickey Hills memorial bench stolen

From West Mercia Police: Police are appealing for information about the theft of a memorial bench from the Lickey Hills in North Worcestershire. The bench was...

New Frankley Parish Council public meeting

There will be a meeting of the New Frankley in Birmingham Parish Council this coming Monday. The meeting is open to members of the public....

West Midlands Police forensic investigators tweetathon

West Midlands Police are staging their third 24 hour 'Tweetathon' from 7am tomorrow (Thursday 17th Nov) This event will be focusing on the work of...

Citizens Advice Bureaux ready to help ESA applicants

Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau is  providing extra support for people wishing to appeal against ESA decisions. Claimants of Incapacity Benefit are currently being switched to...

UPDATE: Suspended: Industrial action for refuse collectors – collection advice

UPDATE 17/11/11 : Industrial action has been suspended for eight weeks while talks are ongoing. Refuse workers will still take part in the national...

Longbridge residents to carry the cost of parking problems?

Longbridge residents have reported no relief from the parking problems in the area and some now fear a rent increase will see them carrying...

Ex-Colmers' pupil launches new theatre network

A young social entrepreneur is all set to launch a new social enterprise which aims to work with young people, teaching them theatre and...

Funding workshop for local artists

Northfield and Edgbaston Arts Forums, in conjunction with Bliss4All, are hosting a joint 'Fishing for Funds' workshop for local artists next weekend. The workshop will...

Have your say and "Don't divide Northfield" urges MP

Northfield MP Richard Burden has urged constituency residents to make their views known on the proposed boundary changes currently under consultation. The Northfield parliamentary constituency...

Family tributes for Cofton crash victim

The family of James Ansell, who died in a car accident in Cofton Hackett last Friday (4th Nov) have today been paying tribute to...

Man killed in Cofton crash named

 Ambulance in Motion by Benjamin Ellis on Flickr West Mercia Police have today named the man killed in a two car collision in Cofton Hackett...

Council budget consultation – attempt to justify cuts?

Birmingham City Council held a public consultation meeting at Bournville College last night. The meeting was to allow members of the public to express...