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Hope for future of fire damaged Northfield Manor House?

UPDATE 7.50am 1/8/2014 West Midlands. Police have confirmed that three youngsters have been arrested in relation to arson at Manor House. The schoolboys, aged...

Witnesses sought as teenager injured in West Heath Park incident

West Midlands Police have appealed for information after a 17 year old lad was injured in an incident in West Heath Park last night...

Northfield Manor blaze: former Cadbury family home fire suspected arson [Video]

UPDATE 7.50am 1/8/2014 West Midlands. Police have confirmed that three youngsters have been arrested in relation to arson at Manor House. The schoolboys, aged...

FREE community day at Longbridge Public Art Project Saturday 2nd August

A free community event this Saturday launches a Longbridge factory archive exhibition. The event will bring together ex-factory workers, the local community and artists working...

MISSING “very vulnerable” man from Erdington spotted in Northfield

West Midlands Police have confirmed that there were two possible sightings of a vulnerable missing man in Northfield yesterday (Monday 28th July). Police are increasingly...

Lad assaulted in Northfield mobile phone robbery

Police are appealing for information after four lads were victim to a mobile phone robbery in a park off Tessall Lane, Northfield just after...

Northfield “hero” shares experience as life saving stem cell donor

A Northfield man has written about his experience of donating potentially life saving stem cells to an anonymous cancer sufferer, to give them a fighting...

Bartley Green teen jailed for motorbike thefts

From West Midlands Police: A teenager with no licence or insurance who stole four high powered motorbikes has been jailed for a string of crimes...

Appeal: Burnt out car found with body in Erdington had been sighted in Rubery

A car found burnt out in Erdington on Tuesday, with the body of a woman inside, had been sighted in Rubery earlier that evening....

Staff member threatened as robbers hit Rubery restaurant

Police are seeking witnesses after a staff member was attacked by two robbers at a restaurant in Rubery, late on Sunday night. The...

Motorcyclist seriously injured after collision with tractor in Frankley

  From West Midlands Ambulance Service: A motorcyclist has suffered serious injuries following an RTC in Birmingham this evening. The crash occurred on Church Hill, Frankley at...
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Firefighters carry out house fire training in derelict Kings Norton house

Firefighters from West Midlands Fire Service will be staging 'test' house fires in a derelict house in Kings Norton for the next ten days. The...

Opportunity to surrender firearms – don’t risk a life behind bars

West Midlands Police have launched an opportunity to surrender firearms, without prosecution for possession, as new laws extend the penalty for possession to life imprisonment. Under...

Northfield junior school’s pride in sporting successes

  St Laurence Junior School in Northfield are proud of their sporting achievements this year - and so they should be! This academic year, the school...

Happy 70th Birthday to Frankley community volunteer Bruce Pitt

A very happy birthday to Frankley community volunteer, Bruce Pitt, 70 years young today! (I hope he doesn't mind us telling you that!) Bruce works...

HAVE YOUR SAY on future of Northfield Pool & leisure facilities

Birmingham city council are inviting residents to have their say on the future provision of leisure facilities in Northfield District. Earlier this year, during Birmingham...