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WANTED: Police issue appeal to find Druids Heath man in relation to violent crimes

From West Midlands Police:  Police are appealing to trace Mark Jones from Druids Heath, Birmingham. The 32-year-old is wanted for GBH with intent, breaching a restraining...
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[VIDEO] South west Birmingham remembers

Thanks to all who shared their photos and videos of the #Armistice100 remembrance events over the last week or so. ❤️ We've added a few to...

#B31JustRead: #Armistice100 Kings Norton schoolgirl brings Albert Hall audience to tears with remembrance poem

On Friday we told you about Lucy Attrill, a 14 year old pupil of Kings Norton Girl's School.  After winning first prize in her category...

Rubery remembers

On the eve of the century of the First World War Armistice, Rubery is preparing to remember to fallen tomorrow (Sunday 11th November). Remembrance week...

PETITION and rally to ‘Save Rubery Library’

A local councillor is supporting a campaign to ensure that Rubery keeps its library as Worcestershire County Council consults on the future of library...

In Pictures: Local schools find creative ways to remember the fallen

Schools across south west Birmingham have been preparing to pay their respects to the fallen.  One hundred years since the Armistice which saw the end...

Appeal after staff member punched in Barnt Green Inn armed robbery

West Mercia Police are appealing for information after armed raiders stole cash and personal items from a Barnt Green pub on Monday morning (5th...

Longbridge pub issues statement after kitchen employee targeted by ‘paedophile hunters’ at work

A Longbridge pub has posted a public statement after an employee was targeted by a group of 'paedophile hunters' while at work yesterday (Wednesday...

Halesowen man in court after stolen car collides with tree in Bartley Green collision

A Halesowen man has been charged with numerous offences after a stolen car collided with a tree in Bartley Green in the early hours...

Man arrested after being seen with suspected handgun on Rednal street

A man was arrested yesterday after being spotted in a Rednal street with what appeared to be a gun (Wednesday 7th November).  West Midlands Police...

Aldi to donate food surplus to community organisations on Christmas Eve

Discount supermarket Aldi is to hand off all its surplus fresh food to charitable organisations on Christmas Eve to benefit local communities. After running a...

#BrumBudget19 consultation to begin as council look for further cuts and increase council tax

A public consultation into Birmingham City Council's proposed budget for 2019/2020 will begin next week – with the council looking for new ways to...

Independent investigation after man shot by police in Lickey End

An investigation into the shooting of a 53 year old man by armed West Mercia Police officers in Lickey End yesterday is underway. The Independent...

A rudery-mentary mistake on Longbridge road sign

A newly erected road sign has seen motorists and pedestrians take to social media to mock and criticise (mostly mocking!) a rudery-mentary mistake. The new road sign...

Work begins on Longbridge station refurb

Work has started today on the long awaited refurbishment of Longbridge station (Monday 5th November). With an investment of £1.7 million of funding from Birmingham...

Man in hospital after being shot by police in Lickey End

Cover image snappersk A man in his 50s is in hospital this morning after being shot by police in Lickey End in the early hours...