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Northfield Leisure Centre redevelopment: Update from ISG

December update on the redevelopment of Northfield Leisure Centre – from construction company ISG. Hello, as promised, here is our second newsletter to keep you...

Teenager injured in Bartley Green collision

A 15 year old boy was taken to hospital this afternoon after an accident in Bartley Green. The accident happened in Clapgate Lane at around 2:30 PM...

Co-op sabotaged chocolate Santa recalled

Co-op - Hollow Chocolate Santa foil figures Product:  Co-op Hollow Milk Chocolate Santa Pack size: 120g Batch codes:  All date codes The Co-op is urgently recalling its hollow milk chocolate Santa...

#B31JustRead: Drunk driver who killed mum-of-three in crash fleeing police jailed

We just read from the Birmingham Mail A disqualified drink driver who killed a mum-of-three when he crashed during a police chase has been jailed for six...

Loved ones remembered during Hospice Light up a Life celebration

An appeal to dedicate a star to a loved one is on course to raise £65K for a local Hospice. Over a thousand people across...

“Nation’s favourite coffee chain” to open in Northfield

Northfield Shopping Centre is set to welcome a brand new addition in the New Year, as Costa Coffee, the nation’s favourite coffee shop chain...

No suspicious circumstances as man’s body found in Balaam’s Wood

From West Midlands Police: "Police were called to woods off Rubery Lane, at just before 9am after the body of a man was found...

[VIDEO] Watch as local man with axe is chased and apprehended

A Northfield man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison following a successful investigation by British Transport Police (BTP). Mr Rinemo Burrowes was charged...

Praise for community & safety message following Longbridge bungalow fire

Fire fighters from Northfield Fire Station have issued a powerful fire safety message following a fire in a bungalow in Longbridge this morning.  Crews from...

#B31JustRead: MP hands in petition to Parliament to Save Baverstock Academy | B14 News

We Just Read.... B14 News | MP hands in petition to Parliament to Save Baverstock Academy: "Local MP Steve McCabe has handed in a paper...

Gift Vouchers launched as local Foodbank faces increased demand

A local foodbank has launched Gift Vouchers – the perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything – as demand for assistance increases dramatically.  The B30...

The Rubery high street nativity that YOU can take part in!

From 10.30am on Friday 23rd December, residents of Rubery can expect to see some very special characters appearing on New Road before they gather outside...

Teenager arrested on kidnap & robbery charges after Bartley Green taxi robberies

A man has been arrested and charged with kidnap and robbery offences, along with possessing a knife, after a string of robberies targeting taxi drivers...

Light up a Life for lost loved ones with Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice

Birmingham St Mary's Hospice is bringing families from across Birmingham and Sandwell together to remember a lost loved one this Christmas. The Hospice’s ‘Light up...

Thieves thwarted thanks to alert Rubery residents and swift police response

West Mercia Police were able to arrest three suspected thieves in the Rubery area last week, thanks to the vigilance of residents. Shed burglary On Monday...

Police appeal after man injured in disorder in Kings Norton

West Midlands Police are investigating after a man suffered a serious head injury following a disorder in Kings Norton in the early hours of this morning...