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Northfield fire officers in United Streets of Birmingham campaign

As part of the United Streets of Birmingham campaign, Northfield firefighters are getting on their bikes this week. The campaign is run by Birmingham Community...

Bournville College helping to create next generation of jobs

From Bournville College: Bournville College is proud to announce the App developer skills training ‘have a go’, open to all visitors at the Skills Show...

Community funding panel seek new member

UPDATE: applications for a new panel member will now be received up until 23rd November 2012. Applications for small grants up to £500 are...

Modern Longbridge youth facility opens

The new My Place youth centre in Longbridge held its official opening ceremony on Friday. The centre, named The Factory in honour of the ex-Austin...

FOUND: Black and white cat, Northfield

Emma has asked us to post regarding a cat that has been sleeping in her garden for a few weeks now. It's black and...

FOUND: Ruby, Springer Spaniel

Update Ruby has now been found safe and well. Thanks all who shared this post :) Ruby is a 5 year old Springer Spaniel who...

Hollymoor Halloween fun

Residents of the Hollymoor estate in Northfield enjoyed a range of Halloween activities last week. A Halloween themed family fun day was held at the...

Axe man smash and grab at Northfield jewellers

A BRAZEN axe man smashed a front display of a jewellers today (Friday) in Northfield and grabbed gold chains and rings worth thousands of...

Louie : still missing

A month after Louie from Kings Norton was last seen, we are renewing our appeal for information on behalf of his owner Sharon Hough. The...

Rubery based stargazing app company joins Windows 8 launch

A Rubery based app company is set to launch a Windows 8 version of its hit iOS stargazing app this Friday. iCandi Apps, run by...

Halloween activities 2012

Here's a handful of local Halloween events. Know of any more? Contact us with details and we'll add them here! Halloween Family Fun Day Manor...

Two dead as car collides with tree in Selly Oak

UPDATE 23rd October 2012 A third man has sadly died as a result of this accident. The 26 year old rear seat passenger was...

Northfield man to run half marathon for Rubery charity

On New Year’s Eve last year, father of three Tom Morris, 50, from Woodgate was knocked off his bicycle on his way to work...

Safety improvements for Longbridge Lane

We've had word from Councillor Brett O'Reilly that Northfield councillors are moving a speed visor from Great Stone Road to the accident blackspot on...

Green Living: Incredible Edible Northfield

Latest from Northfield Ecocentre: Northfield Ecocentre has launched a new project growing, harvesting and producing food from community land in Northfield. We will be developing a...

Pedestrian killed after being hit by lorry in West Heath

From West Midlands Police: A MAN has died after being struck by a truck on Redditch Road in Kings Norton. Police were alerted to the incident...