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BTCC star on racing for MG [Video interview]

MG Motor UK announced last week that they are entering two MG6 GTs in this year's British Touring Cars Championships. The MG KX Momentum Racing team...

Children’s TV legend to exhibit art works in Rubery gallery

The "Art Attack Man", ex-children's tv presenter Neil Buchanan, will be in Rubery this coming Saturday to promote an exhibition of his very grown up...

Street Markets

There has been a lot written about the council's attempts to sell off the wholesale markets site in the centre of the Birmingham (see...

Colmers School Sixth Form goes to public consultation

Following an initial consultation last year, proposals for a sixth form at Colmers School have been submitted to the Local Authority and published for...

Northfield MP unhappy with West Midlands police cuts

Northfield MP Richard Burden (Labour) is calling on the government to rethink its approach to policing after figures released today show that police numbers...

Guest Post | Run England:Run Birmingham

By Lauren Scott If like many of us you made a resolution to get fitter in 2012, but have yet to get started then why...

Book to help job seekers by Rednal business family

A local man has published a new book offering much-needed inspiration, guidance and encouragement to those struggling to find work - and keep it...

Fundraising appeal to save vital CAB service

Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau (BCABS),  the oldest and largest CAB in the UK,  is appealing to the community to help it raise funds to enable...

MG to race again as BTCC team announced

MG Motor UK has today announced that it will be racing two MG6 GT cars in the 2012 British Touring Cars Championship (BTCC) Series. The...

Rubbish collection woes

Councillor Andy Cartwright took a walk around Longbridge yesterday to discover that some residents still have a backlog of recyclables that have not been...

Free youth football coaching project from Kickz and Blues coaches

From Birmingham South Police: POLICE in south Birmingham are urging local youngsters to show boredom the red card and join them for some top quality football...

End of an Era as Rednal headteacher retires

by Marty Taylor At the end of the last school term, Colmers Farm Infant School in Rednal not only said goodbye to 2011, it also...

Youth psychosis awareness campaign set to tour South Birmingham

From YouthSpace: Psychosis affects 1 in 100 people, often emerging between the ages of 14 and 30. Symptoms can be very distressing but the sooner...

Northfield teacher’s stellar app tops Apple App Store chart

A local teacher has launched a stargazing app which has topped Apple App Store charts for the iPhone and iPad. The Night Sky, described as...

Amazing lots in Trek for Owen charity auction

Rubery based A Trek for Owen have organised yet more fantastic fundraising activities including two auctions with amazing celebrity lots. A Trek for Owen was...

Images of items taken in Kings Norton burglary released

West Midlands Police have released images of items stolen from a house in Kings Norton in a bid to recover the items. The burglary from...