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Woman sexually assaulted in Walkers Heath Park

West Mercia Police are seeking witnesses after the attempted rape of a woman in Walkers Heath Park, Kings Norton. A woman, in her 30s, was walking...

Flytippers block picturesque Northfield country lane

A picturesque lane in Northfield was blocked by flytipped rubbish yesterday and Birmingham City Council are appealing for help in finding the culprits. A number...

Two injured in Shenley Lane MG rollover accident

By West Midlands Ambulance Service  Two men have been injured after a crash that left the car they were in looking decidedly ‘banana’ shaped. The single...

Administration for Rubery based business

A Rubery based retailer has gone into administration, just months after being investigated by the FBI. Trod Ltd, which also trades under the names of Buy...

Exhibition of plans for new Northfield Leisure Centre & Pool

Plans for the new Northfield Leisure Centre will go on display to members of the public at an exhibition next month. Brand new facility The current...

Firefighters from across south Birmingham tackle Frankley arson fires

Firefighting resources from across south Birmingham were tied up last night as arsonists went on a spree, setting fire to wheelie bins & rubbish...

Ok. I Lied.

I said we wouldn't do another NAF post this month, and here I am, posting. But I've got some sad news and glad news. So...

Northfield six year old to cut off Rapunzel locks for charity

Six year old Gracie from Northfield is cutting off her beautiful, long "Rapunzel" locks for charity, in memory of her late grandad. Gracie's generosity...

Police investigate armed robbery at Frankley Post Office

West Midlands Police are investigating after an armed robbery at a Frankley Post Office on Saturday (19th March). Officers were called to Holly Hill Post...

Police appeal after Rubery assault

West Mercia Police are appealing for witnesses after a lady in her 70's sustained facial injuries that required hospital treatment after being robbed and punched in the face. The...

[Guest post] Urban geology: 160 million year old fossils in Longbridge

Laura Hamilton lives in Northfield. She's a Geology graduate and a volunteer with Lickey Geo-Champions. She's recently discovered lots of fossils in Longbridge -...

Support Northfield’s Ashleigh in her bid to compete at Tokyo Paralympics

A local para dressage rider is seeking support in her bid to represent Team GB at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Ashleigh Jones, 20 and from Northfield,...

Hospital charity brings free WiFi to QE patients & visitors

The provision of free WiFi in NHS hospitals is sporadic across the country, with many Trusts unable to dedicate funds to the cost of WiFi provision...

Easter at St Chad’s Church, Rubery

Next week is Holy Week, the week during which we journey towards the joy of Easter Day through the pain of the cross. There...

Guide to a ‘quick trip to the tip’ – because queuing is #Rubbish!

This last weekend was warm and spring-like, leading to the inevitable return of long queues at Lifford Lane Household Recycling Centre. Some tips on how to...

Tributes for Amy: 18 year old dies following Longbridge collision

Police have confirmed today that a young woman has sadly died in hospital as a result of a collision in Longbridge on Thursday (10th...