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Spot the Flying Scotsman as it steams through south Birmingham…

Steam train enthusiasts will have a chance to glimpse the Flying Scotsman as it passes through South Birmingham later this evening (Saturday 22nd September). The...

Victim ‘terrified’ by late night encounter with man with knife

A woman has described being 'terrified' after she and a male friend were threatened by a man with a knife as they walked in...

Appeal after shots fired at Cotteridge home

West Midlands Police are investigating after a Cotteridge house was shot at from a passing car last night (Wednesday 19th September).  Officers were called to...

[Updated] Two arrested after string of burglaries in and around Northfield

Updates: Thursday 20 September: the two men have been charged and will appear before magistrates today Friday 21st September: both men were refused bail and...

‘Bus’ted! Police officers film offenders from buses in pioneering initiative

A pioneering initiative to clamp down on reckless drivers who use mobile phones at the wheel has been launched (Monday 17 Sept) by West Midlands...

Emergency closure of Wychall Road bridge

An emergency closure of a bridge in Wychall Road will come into effect this evening (Wednesday 19th September) – and the closure could remain...
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Updated: [IN PICTURES] Severe fire tears through historic Harborne cinema building

Update: West Midlands Fire investigators have confirmed that they're treating last night's fire at as suspicious. An historic listed former cinema in Harborne has been subject to a...

Driver flees scene of West Heath accident as one arrested in Cotteridge collision

Police say those involved escaped serious injury in a collision in West Heath on Saturday night (15th September). Emergency services attended the collision in Redhill...

Do ‘5k Your Way’ and see pupils raise heartbeats and funds for hospice care...

A Birmingham hospice is calling on pupils to grab their trainers, pull on their swimming caps, and don their favourite sports gear this October,...

#PositiveSWBrum: Local instructor’s Zumbathon raises over £1000 for Acorns

A local Zumba instructor has raised over £1000 for Acorns Children's Hospice by hosting her third charity Zumbathon. 18 year old Ellie Hooper, an administrator from...

Man suffers multiple stab wounds in Edgbaston pub incident

West Midlands Police have launched an appeal for information after an incident at an Edgbaston pub in which a man was stabbed yesterday evening...
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No ‘Moody Blues’ for self serve shoppers at Poundland

Customers at selected Poundland stores have been left confused and questioning their hearing (sanity!) when the voice of Elvis greets them at the self serve...

Hospice unveils revamped logo to draw attention to its vital services

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice has unveiled its new look in a bid to grow its profile and raise awareness about the invaluable services it...

Appeal for driver to come forward as police seek witnesses to fatal motorbike collision

West Midlands Police officers investigation the death of a teenage motorcyclist in Quinton last weekend, are urging a potential key witness to come forward.  Ellis...

Smyths Toys and Creation Station Celebrate World-Play-Doh Day With Play-Doh Workshops at Longbridge

Families are invited to join in the celebrations of World Play-Doh Day at Smyths Toys Longbridge with Play-Doh play dates hosted by The Creation...

APPEAL: CCTV images released to help identify south Birmingham burglar

West Midlands Police have appealed for help to identify a man they want to speak to in relation to a house burglary in Bristol Road...