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Hollymoor’s Hidden Gem

There is a lot to be proud of in the B31 area no more so than The Hollymoor Community Centre situated just off the...

Historic ‘Cadbury barn’ destroyed by fire

Another devastating blow for local heritage as an historic wooden barn in Manor Farm Park, built by the Cadbury family as a community resource,...

It was time for the Oscars at one local care home

It was a Red carpet affair for all involved at local care home in Longbridge. The Meadows Rose care home situated in Longbridge, held an...

Police appeal after 96-year-old woman assaulted in her home

West Midlands Police are seeking help from the general public after a 96-year-old woman was assaulted in her own home by a suspected distraction...

#BrumBins: Talks continue as union extends strikes & council attempt to clear backlog

Union and council bosses are scheduled to continue talks to resolve the ongoing dispute over refuse collection in Birmingham. In the meantime, Unite have...

Longbridge Police want your views on antisocial behaviour in Edgewood Road

Longbridge Police are consulting local residents, businesses and stakeholders in a bid to tackle ongoing anti-social behaviour in a Rednal street by inviting them...

WATCH: Northfield car thief smash through city traffic in stolen Mini

West Midlands Police have released CCTV footage of the moment a Northfield car thief smashed through traffic in the city centre in a stolen...

Lucky escape as car crashes through West Heath garden

Luckily no-one was hurt and only external damage was caused when this BMW left the road and crashed through the garden of a home...

[Video] Top tips for preventing bike theft

With over 1500 bicycles stolen in Birmingham last year, Northfield based Cycle South Brum, with the help of Northfield Police, have released a video...

Rubery supermarket builders provide end of term treat for local schoolchildren

Building contractors working on the upgrade of a local supermarket arranged a treat for local school children on their last day of term. ISG are...

Young people’s centre event showcases talents and promotes positivity

Young people from The Factory Young People's Centre put on a great show at an event to showcase their talents last week. The Treblemakers event...

Success in challenging sponsored walk for Magnix Explorers

Article by Charlotte Jones – Aged 14 – Charlotte is working with B31 Voices as part of a Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award. The Magnix...

Four arrested for suspected firearm and drug offences after Frankley shooting incident

West Midlands Police have arrested four people for drug and firearm offences following an incident where a man was shot by police in Frankley...

[UPDATED] Man shot by police in Frankley incident

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being shot by firearms police in Frankley yesterday evening (Wednesday 26th July).  The man –...

Have Your Say: Aldi submit planning application for Rednal site

Discount grocery retailers Aldi have submitted a planning application for a proposed store in Rednal. Regeneration The site sits next to Longbridge McDonalds on Bristol Road...

‘Heroic’ school pupils rescue elderly man after fall

Four Bournville School pupils have been hailed as heroes after coming to the rescue of an elderly man who was left badly injured after...