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Frankley sex offender had previous conviction

A former Frankley community worker, jailed yesterday for child sex offences, had a previous conviction for sexual assault on a young girl, the Birmingham...

Travellers return to Cofton Park

Residents asked to be vigilant as travellers return to the area. This morning, travellers entered Cofton Park car park. Unable to enter the park due...

Frankley community worker jailed for child sex offences

Andy Ross, the former Frankley community worker from Kings Norton found guilty last week of child sex offences, has today been sentenced at Birmingham...

Flood chaos – your pictures and videos

Heavy rain caused chaos across south Birmingham this morning following a storm lasting around an hour. Surface water caused flash flooding and the River Rea...

FLOODS: Elderly couple stranded in flood on Barnes Hill

From Liz Newton: Elderly couple stuck in their car in floods on Barnes Hill, Weoley Castle this morning - suffering shock but now safe and...

URGENT: Primrose Hill Community School, Kings Norton

All pupils from Primrose Hill Community School in Kings Norton have been taken to Kings Norton High School following a lightning strike at the...

Guest Post: Hands off Waseley

I am a parent of children attending Waseley Hills High School and am currently running a campaign 'Hands off Waseley' to raise awareness of...

Frankley community worker awaits sentencing for child sex charges

Following a trial which lasted just over a week, a former Frankley community worker has been found guilty of offences of a sexual nature...

Public consultation as high street giant looks to move in to Longbridge

Developers St Modwen are inviting local residents to attend a public consultation event for the second phase of the town centre development, amid speculation that...

Birmingham Rep community play at Weoley Castle

Preparations are well under way for the exciting Neighbourhood Rep production which is to be staged at Weoley Castle Ruins next month. The Witches’ Promise has been...

Campaigners defeated as old Longbridge station demolished

The demolition of the old station at Longbridge is now well under way, much to the dismay of local history enthusiasts who were hoping...

FOUND : [MISSING: Appeal for help to find Northfield teen]

UPDATE Tuesday 10th July 2012 : Nicola has been FOUND today : No further info available. Will update if any becomes available. Many thanks to the...

Longbridge councillor becomes Victims’ Champion

Longbridge Councillor Jess Phillips has today been announced as the city's first Victim's Champion. Birmingham City Council leader Sir Albert Bore announced the new role...

Longbridge Station ticket office to face reduced hours

Confirmation that Longbridge Station is to have reduced ticket office opening hours was heard in the House of Commons last week. Shadow Transport Secretary Maria...

Longbridge Ward Committee – public meeting

From Cllr Andy Cartwright: Put over your views on rubbish collection issues and dog fouling issues. Do you want to know about the regeneration of the...

School children attend knife crime workshops

Year 9 pupils from local secondary schools, including Colmers School and Frankley Community High School, have attended a presentation where they have learnt that...