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Friends of Balaams Wood prepare for orchard & Easter Egg Hunt

Friends of Balaam's Wood Local Nature Reserve in Frankley are holding an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 7th April. Follow the trail, solve the puzzle...

Advice from WM Fire Service as people panic buy petrol

Local garages have seen an increased demand for fuel over the last two days as people worry about the potential for a fuel tanker...

Love tour hits Birmingham streets

This weekend sees the inaugural Big Brum Love Tour hitting city centre streets. Organisers ask that people join their guided walk, or ‘procession’, and “help...

Changes to Working Tax Credit could increase child poverty

From Citizens Advice Bureau The rules for Working Tax Credit for couples with children will change from the beginning of April this year, which could...

Citizens Advice Bureau ready to advise on ESA

From Citizen's Advice Bureau: Some claimants of contributions-based Employment Support Allowance (ESA) are being advised that their entitlement to the benefit is due to come...

Fundraising car wash at Northfield Fire Station

Northfield firefighters will be joining with fundraisers from a Rubery charity this coming Saturday for a fundraising car wash. You can call in at Northfield...

Inspirational Northfield teenager loses battle with cancer

Inspirational teen Billie-Jayne Fulford from Northfield has died following a brave battle with a rare form of cancer. The St Thomas Acquinas pupil was diagnosed...

Follow the Northfield Arts Trail

By Sas Taylor Two days of arts based activities are coming to Northfield in the form of the Northfield Arts Trail at the end of...

Charity appeal: Are you man enough?!

Men across Birmingham and Sandwell are being urged to take on a “fancy” new challenge in support of a Midlands charity that cares for...

EcoKids Easter activities at Northfield Ecocentre

From Jane Baker at Northfield Ecocentre: Every school holiday Northfield Ecocentre runs exciting activities for children called Ecokids, where children learn to be green and...

Northfield siblings complete charity skydive in honour of mum

Brother and sister Jessica and Joseph Hearnden, from Northfield have raised almost £2,500 by completing a 10,000ft skydive. University of Coventry fashion student Jess, 20,...

Do YOU want an elected Birmingham Mayor? [POLL]

"Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote"- George Jean Nathan | VOTE by Theresa Thompson, on Flick With a referendum coming...

MG site to open for free tours

MG Motor UK at Longbridge is to be opened up for guided site tours. Visitors will be given the chance to see the history...

Locals oppose mobile phone mast outside Longbridge nursery & church

Local people in Longbridge have today sent out a strong message that they are wholeheartedly opposed to the erection of a mobile phone mast...

New Rubery Rednal football team seeks sponsor

New Sunday league team Rubery Rednal FC are seeking sponsorship to enable them to enter the competitive league next season. They are hoping to enter...

Councillor encourages Longbridge residents to speak up

Councillor Andy Cartwright (Lab) is hoping that Longbridge residents will attend a regular public meeting next week to make their views known, especially on...