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Community offers support to young mum after suspected drink driver crashes into living room

The local community has offered support to a mother and her young daughter after a car smashed into the living room of their Northfield...

The Meadows School – heating update 26/2/15

The Meadows School in Northfield has suffered disruption this week as a result of a heating failure, and parents and carers have been warned...
Northfield shopping centre worker and keen swimmer Dashen Allen has pledged to swim 2.5 kilometres in two hours on February 28 to raise £1,500 to fund a trip to a remote region of South Africa.

Northfield Shopping Centre worker Dashen takes the plunge to help youngsters in Africa

Update 6/3/15 Any donations of clothes and shoes can be dropped in to St Gabriel’s Church, Marston Road & Shenley Lane, Weoley Castle, West...
Four-year-old Persian Bristoll from King’s Norton celebrates being cancer-free for a year by meeting Peppa Pig at Northfield Shopping Centre

Peppa Pig helps youngster celebrate being one year cancer free at Northfield Shopping Centre

A youngster celebrated being free from cancer for a year with a special day out to meet Peppa Pig at Northfield Shopping Centre. Four-year-old Persian...

Kings Norton shopkeeper threatened with gun – for a crate of beer [CCTV video]

West Midlands Police have today released CCTV video footage (see below) of the moment when two men stole a crate of beer at gunpoint...

Meadows Primary School partial closure due to heating problems – update

The Meadows Primary School has been partially closed this week due to heating problems.Here's today's update from the school:The Meadows Primary School will be...

Trial begins for mother of Frankley toddler who died from methadone poisoning

From West Midlands Police:The trial following the death of a two-year-old boy who died in July 2013 will begin tomorrow (Wednesday) at Nottingham Crown...


The fine people at Five Ways Old Edwardians Cricket Club don't just like cricket, they love it! In fact they love it so much, they...

Longbridge convention to promote working together on community issues

Longbridge community partners and residents are invited to come together to discover effective ways that volunteers and professionals can work in partnership on community...

‘Handyman’ steals from 92 year old woman in her Northfield home 

From West Midlands Police:Birmingham detectives are searching for a man who robbed a 92-year-old woman of her handbag after calling at her Northfield home...
Artist's impression of what the new ARK Kings Academy school building might look like.

ARK Kings Academy to unveil new school building

Plans for a new school building will be unveiled on Wednesday 25th February at ARK Kings Academy in Kings Norton.  The new building is...

Kings Norton Police Tasking Meeting Thursday 19th February

Kings Norton Ward Tasking Meeting is held monthly on a  Thursday of every month at Hawkesley Community Centre at 6.30pm. Staff Changes at Kings Norton Neighbourhood...

Musical fundraiser to help Beth get to Southern Tanzania

Young local musicians will be performing at a fundraiser this Friday to help a local teenager take part in a World Challenge. In July...

Man found lying in Bristol Road South at Rednal had suffered head injuries

Police closed off a section of Bristol Road South at Rednal yesterday evening as emergency services attended a man found lying in the...

Man arrested for brandishing replica gun in West Heath street

A man remained in police custody this morning after he was arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm in West Heath last night.West Midlands...

New Longbridge Town FC seek players, coaches and board members

A new adult football team in Longbridge is seeking players, coaches and board members. The newly formed Longbridge Town FC is hoping to enter either...