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[Video] Your images from the second Longbridge Light Festival

The Longbridge Light Festival returned to Longbridge Town Centre last weekend and took on the theme of the “Shadow Factory”. Over 35 artists from the...

Bad choice of escape route gets suspected Weoley car thief arrested

A suspected car thief has been arrested after the car he was believed to have stolen got stuck down a footpath in a desperate effort to evade pursuing...

Warning to motorists as fireworks thrown at moving vehicles

Motorists are advised to be vigilant after reports that lit fireworks have been thrown at moving vehicles in the Weoley Castle / Selly Oak...

Taxi driver robbed at knifepoint after bogus call in Bartley Green

A taxi driver was left shaken but unhurt after being robbed at knifepoint in his car after attending a bogus pick up in Bartley Green...

#B31JustRead: Police launch investigation after a man suffers a gunshot wound

We Just Read.... Police launch investigation after a man suffers a gunshot wound: From B14 News: "Police have launched an investigation after a man suffered...

Man in hospital with ‘life-threatening’ injuries following Selly Oak stabbing

A 21 year old man is in hospital this morning, with life threatening injuries,  after a stabbing in Selly Oak yesterday evening (Monday 24th October). The...

New brain injury premises officially opened in Rednal

A local brain injury charity has asked one of the carers it supports to officially open a new annexe at its centre in Rednal. Peter...

#B31JustRead: Rubery Road safety figurines – clever or creepy?!

We Just Read : Figurines promoting child safety take pride of place at Rubery school gates ... Clever or creepy?!  HOLYWELL Primary School and Nursery has...

Carphone Warehouse set to open in Longbridge?

After the recently opened Smyths Toys Superstore, is the technology giant the next retailer to move into Longbridge? Carphone Warehouse is a part of Dixons Carphone,...

Teen arrested as man suffers ‘serious injuries’ in Long Nuke stabbing

A teenager has been arrested after a man was stabbed in Long Nuke Road this afternoon. West Midlands Police were called to reports of a...

Twin brothers camp on Kings Norton Green to highlight need for support for abuse...

Twin brothers from Birmingham, who suffered sexual abuse as teenagers in a children's home in Northern Ireland, are camping on The Green in Kings Norton as part...

MG Motor UK partners with local Colleges

The region’s next generation of engineers are set to benefit from an educational partnership between MG Motor UK, South and City College Birmingham and...

Are your home contents insured? Special rates for council tenants

Are you a Birmingham City Council tenant? Did you know you can get home contents insurance for less than £1 a week?  At B31 Voices...

#PositiveB31 Local firefighter receives Brummies award for heroic actions

A local senior firefighter has received an award for his heroic actions while on holiday in Mexico earlier this year. Lee Baker, Station Commander at Woodgate...

[Video] Emergency services push road safety messages to Longbridge students

Students at a Longbridge college had road safety messages delivered to them by emergency services this morning, with a demonstration of a road traffic...

Youngsters to enjoy a ‘Howling Halloween’ at the Northfield Shopping Centre

Children are in for a thrilling half-term, as Northfield Shopping Centre is set to host a free, Halloween-themed kids’ club. On Saturday, 29 October, children of...