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Sainsbury’s Acorns Fundraiser

Employees at Sainsbury in Northfield held a weekend of fundraising to reach a target of £10,000 for the Acorns Children’s Trust.  Events included ‘guess the...

In pictures: Local teens enjoy their proms

Year 11 students from across the area have been enjoying their proms and celebrating completing their GCSEs and other exams. Posh frocks, suits, limos, vintage...

Documentary Wins New York Award

 A talented young student’s radio documentary on the effects of binge drinking scoops award for ‘Best Documentary’ at the New York Festivals Radio Awards.   The...

We just read: Growing Together – gardening fun for the whole family

From Northfield Ecocentre To celebrate the start of the summer season, we've teamed up with Bellfield Children Centre to deliver six one-hour sessions family gardening...

Longbridge school learns safety comes first

Pupils at St Columbas Catholic Primary School in Longbridge were recently given a unique insight in to the construction work that's currently going on...

Kings Norton man arrested after crashing into house during police chase

A 26 year old Kings Norton man was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of a firearm yesterday after crashing his...

Rednal teen in national Xtreme Ice skating finals

A 15 year old from Rednal has made it through qualifiers to reach the final of the national Xtreme Ice Challenge. Extreme Ice skating is...

Golden Day for St Thomas Aquinas

Golden Day for St Thomas Aquinas  St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in Kings Norton are planning something very special for 6 July.  It's their...

Metal roof decoration stolen from Hollymoor Chapel

An old metal roof decoration has been stolen from the Hollymoor Chapel in Manor Park Grove, Northfield. Pastor Stephen Merrick told us that contractors working...

Spruce Up The Cock

Monday 24th - 28th of June sees the start of a ‘Cockhill Estate Make Over Week’ (I know Makeover is one word, but I...

MBE For Local Policeman

Police Constable David Dargie from Rubery,  has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.  Based at Bournville Police Station, the PC...

Scam email falsely offers tax refund from city council

From Birmingham City Council: Birmingham City Council has warned people to be on their guard against an email scam offering council tax rebates and requesting...

We just read: Bartley singer Matt Henry thanks fans after The Voice final

From birminghammail - Local News Bartley Green’s Matt - a dead-ringer for Black Eyed Peas singer Will.i.am, celebrated his achievements with an Indian meal with...

Spreading happiness – one flower at a time!

A wonderful thing is happening in and around Northfield - and around the world! Beautifully arranged bouquets are being placed out and about for people...

Two injured in Shenley Lane collision

A man and a woman were injured following a serious accident in Shenley Lane, Northfield at around 2.20am this morning (Saturday 22nd June). A West...

Longbridge: Jobs update

Following some confusion, we've been in touch with three of the new businesses set to open this Autumn on the Longbridge development for some...