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Monthly Archives: January 2017

‘Selly Sink Hole’ repairs to be completed by late February

The large water main which burst near Harborne Lane Island in Selly Oak on Wednesday 23rd November, is estimated to be fully repaired by the end of February...

Community turns out to say NO to Baverstock Academy closure

'SAVE OUR SCHOOL!' Communities need local schools. Save Baverstock! @SaveBaver #Birmingham pic.twitter.com/Fl4KXhiwp7 — Momentum South Bham (@MomentumSBham) January 30, 2017 The community turned out in force tonight...

Witness appeal after woman assaulted in Quinton

West Midlands Police are investigating a report that a woman was sexually assaulted while walking in Quinton in the early hours of Sunday morning...

Woman assaulted on Bourn Brook Walkway

From West Midlands Police: Police were alerted to a sexual assault which took place around 4.15pm on Wednesday 25 January on Swinford Road, Selly Oak. A...

Plans to demolish historic Rubery pub resubmitted

Plans to demolish a hundred year old Rubery pub, and replace it with houses, have been resubmitted to Birmingham City Council. Built in 1811, The...

Big Lottery invests big money in Quinton community scheme

From Welsh House Farm Big Local: The residents of Welsh House Farm in Quinton are set to celebrate in style this weekend as they get...

Protest planned to save Baverstock Academy from closure

From The Save Baverstock School Campaign As a community we have ran a very successful campaign to Save Baverstock from closure, we have brought many...

Appeal for information after puppy is abandoned in Birmingham phone box

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a puppy was abandoned inside a phone box. The one-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier was found chained up inside...

Emily Humphreys – UCB Young Chef of the Year 2017

A local schoolgirl whose chocolate dessert would “grace any restaurant” has been crowned University College Birmingham’s Young Chef of the Year 2017. Emily Humphreys, 16,...

We just read: Birmingham shop comes under fire for selling replica weapons and rockets

Store visited by police armed response units after locals complain. It's not the kind of bargain you expect to see in a shop window –...

New shops and homes set for Rubery pub car park

An application to build on the New Rose and Crown pub car park has been received by Bromsgrove District Council. The application is for a...

Elderly couple robbed at knife point in Stirchley home

Officers were called to Brent Road, Stirchley at around 7pm on 19 January after they answered the door to two men who forced their...

National dance Champion double success for local schoolboy

Jamie Meah, who attends Turves Green Boys School, has been honoured with the title of under 14's National dance champion in two styles, after success in...

Talented youngster fundraising to achieve his dream

Local lad, eleven-year-old Thomas Marshall needs your help to raise close to £5000 to purchase a specialised power wheelchair which will enable him to do...

British Oak Superheroes Family Charity Day for Local Hospice

The British Oak in Stirchley will be hosting a superheroes family charity day on Saturday 28th January, 1-6pm, to celebrate the pub’s Charity of the...

Teenager stabbed in Wychall Road incident

West Midlands Police are investigating after a teenager suffered a stab wound in an incident in Kings Norton/Northfield this afternoon (Wednesday 18th January). The 17...