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Man suffers head injury in Rubery collision

A man was taken to hospital after suffering a head injury when his car was in collision with another in Rubery yesterday evening (Monday...

Bartley Green teen charged with murder of Alex Leonard

A 16 year old lad has today (Friday 7th July) been charged with the murder of stabbing victim Alex Leonard. Alex, 22, from Bartley Green,...

What to do if your rubbish collection is missed

Tips if your collection is missed: Please note: these are just tips to improve your chances - during industrial action there are no easy answers...

Industrial action sees hundreds of streets with missed rubbish collections

As industrial action by Birmingham's refuse collectors continues, hundreds of streets are being left with their rubbish collections being missed. With some households having already...

Fundraisers for Bartley Green stabbing victim as third man arrested

Family and friends of the man who died as a result of a stabbing in Bartley Green on Monday (3rd July) have launched crowdfunding...

Three teens arrested in Cotteridge after woman assaulted in Stirchley carjacking

West Midlands Police are investigating after making three arrests when a sports car was stolen from its owner by force in Stirchley last night.  The...

Longbridge developers seek permission for cinema & leisure complex

Longbridge developers St Modwen are seeking planning permission for a new leisure complex at the heart of the new 'town centre'. Developers hope that Phase...

Teen arrested as murder investigation launched into Bartley Green stabbing

West Midlands Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally stabbed in the chest in Bartley Green last night (Monday 3rd...

Residents warned to be vigilant with home & vehicle security during warmer weather

Residents in South West Birmingham are being warned to be vigilant with their home and vehicle security during the summer months. Sgt Fleur Tedstill said:...

Award winning bakers open cake lovers’ haven in West Heath

Kiss Me Cupcakes, who specialise in weddings and corporate branded cupcakes recently opened their flagship coffee and cake shop on Alvechurch Road, West Heath. Dali and Maz,...

Chrissie’s Gym caters for all

The University of Birmingham's latest addition to its Sports and Fitness building is the brand new gym that was officially opened last month, sporting...

Charities join forces to help Midlands most vulnerable

Two Birmingham-based charities have teamed up to strengthen their support for vulnerable individuals living in the Midlands. Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice and St Basils...

Consultation: Changes to dog control legislation

From Birmingham City Council Environmental Health - Animal Health and Welfare: On 1 March 2014, Birmingham City Council introduced 5 Dog Control Orders to tackle issues...

Rare chance to take a peek behind Bournville’s finest gardens

Visitors are being offered the chance to take a rare peek behind some of Bournville’s most beautiful gardens this July to help raise money...

There’s nothing naff about NAF CAFE

Article by Charlotte Jones - Aged 14 - Charlotte is working with B31 Voices as part of a Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award. Northfield Art’s...

Music School Strikes the Right Note in Birmingham

Birmingham has long had a reputation for producing great music and great bands. That reputation was strengthened last week with the opening of the...