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[Guest Post] Kings Norton pub under renewed demolition threat

Following a successful campaign, the Co-operative last year withdrew a planning application to demolish The Navigation in Kings Norton and replace it with a...

Balaam's Wood Benches and Boxes

Next Wednesday (6th Jun)  The Friends of Balaam’s Wood LNR will be installing new benches. Thanks to a grant from West Midlands Police the Friends group,...

Prince & Princess sought for Frankley Carnival

Frankley Carnival organisers are seeking a Prince and Princess for this year's event. Boys and girls aged 5 to 11 are invited to enter the...

Jubilee Events Calendar

Image by Simon Leach on Flickr Whether you're a Royalist or not, this coming Jubilee weekend is an opportunity to celebrate in your community. Here we've...

Rednal community man dies aged 87

Active community member John Scott has died at the age of  87. Mr Scott passed away last Thursday at his home in Loynells Road, Rednal...

Witness appeal following theft of bike at Lickey Hills

From West Mercia Police: Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a bicycle was stolen while the owner rested by a tree. It happened at...

Organisation sought for Deelands Hall, Rubery

Birmingham City Council are seeking an organisation to take over the running of the Deelands Hall community centre on the Cockhill estate. An organisation...

Northfield residential home holds Summer Beach Party

A Northfield residential home held a Summer Beach Party yesterday for its residents and their friends and relatives to coincide with Dementia Awareness Week. Enjoying...

Boost to MG as new Buy Birmingham scheme announced

Sir Albert Bore, leader of Birmingham City Council, pledged his commitment to both MG Motor UK and his own workforce when he launched a...

Missing person appeal: Jonathan Marriott

West Midlands Police have released a missing person appeal from Leicestershire Police after an abandoned car is found on the M5. 37 year old Jonathan...

Arts, Culture and Sports Summit called by new city council

Press release: Arts, Culture and Sports will take centre stage in Birmingham Labour’s City Council agenda with the calling of an Arts, Culture and Sports Summit. The...

MG search for BTCC promotional stars

From MG Motor UK: Have you ever watched motor racing on the television and wanted to be part of the glitz and glamour? Well MG...

Man dies in M5 motorway bridge incident

The M5 Southbound was closed for two hours this morning after a report of a man falling from the bridge at Junction 4 was...

Labour appoint council Scrutiny Committee Chairs

The Labour Group on Birmingham City Council has announced the Chairs of the Overview and Scrutiny Committees which will monitor the performance of the City Council...

Albert Bore announces his new City Council Cabinet

Birmingham Council Leader Elect Sir Albert Bore has announced his Cabinet to colleagues in the City Council Labour Group this evening. The nominations will...

DfE tells a Rednal primary school it must become an academy

The Department for Education has told Colmers Farm Junior School in Rednal that it must apply for academy status. At least 16 primary schools across...