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Look after your heart with FREE cholesterol testing

Sainsburys in Northfield are offering FREE cholesterol tests until February 12th. Call in and make an appointment with the pharmacist. Tests after  February 12th will cost...

Volunteers sought to mentor young people

Staffordshire and West Midlands Probation Trust are seeking volunteers to mentor young people in the area as part of the Transition to Adult project. Full...

Police seek information following death of Hawkesley grandmother

West Midlands Police are seeking the public's help, following the death of a "bubbly, happy" 68 year old woman, 16 days after she had...

[UPDATED] Road closed as road sweeper overturns

The driver had to be cut free from the vehicle by West Midlands Fire Service and was taken to the QE Hospital with...

#brumrain Flooding Advice

After the #b31snowwatch came the #brumrain! With a vengeance!   Here's a few useful links and numbers :   Birmingham City Council: Flooding advice | Flooding emergency line (24 hour) 0121 303...

[OPINION] Northfield streets

The following is a letter sent to the Birmingham Mail by RW Meese which he has asked to share with us here - leave...

Opportunist car thieves could try to steal the wrong car…..

West Midlands Police have warned would be opportunist thieves to think twice before attempting to steal a car left running. Throughout the cold spell, police...

We just read: Amber Warning of Snow for West Midlands

From Met Office Warnings for West Midlands Amber Warning of Snow for West Midlands : Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin & West Midlands...

Children’s Centres – do you use yours?

Do you have children under the age of 5? Have you ever used your local Children's Centre? Not sure what's on offer? Children's centres provide...

Man found guilty of manslaughter of Northfield gym owner

A man has been found guilty of the manslaughter of gym owner Dave Hickman after a jury cleared him of murder at Birmingham Crown...

[UPDATE – FOUND!] MISSING: 3 legged Jack Russell, Northfield

Tiny was found in Northfield last night and taken in, safe and warm. The finder will be delivering him home to his owner later! Thanks...

Winter fun – but who clears up?

Most people enjoyed a long weekend of winter fun over the last few days - from sledging at popular spots like Beacon Hill, Cofton...

We just read: CCTV released of burglary suspect who tried to sell power tools

Northfield: From West Midlands Police - Local News Birmingham South POLICE investigating a burglary in which keys were 'fished'through a letterbox have released CCTV images of...

We just read: [Lickey Hills] chef wins national award

From Bromsgrove Advertiser | LocalA LICKEY Hills chef has been celebrating after winning a prestigious national award. Read full story on Bromsgrove Advertiser | Local

We just read: WMAS Attends Spate of Sledging Incidents

From officialwmas's posterous Monday 21st January 2013 - 7.45am - Steve Parry. With schools closing due to the weather, children and adults may be taking the...

JCB thieves ram police car in Kings Norton raid

West Midlands Police have appealed for information following a raid in Kings Norton where a police car was rammed with a JCB last night....