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[Watch] Kings Norton schoolgirl reaches Britain’s Got Talent finals with acrobatic dance troupe

A Kings Norton schoolgirl has tonight won through to the live finals of the 2018 Britain's Got Talent show as part of a magical...

School advises caution and offers reassurance following reported incident by pupil

Dame Elizabeth Cadbury School in Bournville, yesterday (25th May) released a statement on their school website of caution and reassurance following a reported incident...

Weoley Castle to host Armed Forces Day parade

The community of Weoley Castle is rallying together to host an Armed Forces Parade next month after Birmingham City Council and the military decided...

Discount supermarket plans for Longbridge centre APPROVED

Birmingham City Council planning committee has today (24th May) approved an outline planning application for a discount supermarket on the Longbridge town centre development. Planning...

Poignant poems chalked on Frankley footpaths

A selection of original poems are appearing in chalk on the public footpaths of Frankley. One of the poems depicts the horror of conflict...

In pictures: It’s a Chelsea Gold for Birmingham’s Windrush garden!

Congratulations to Birmingham City Council – including staff from Cofton Nursery – Darren Share and Floella Benjamin on winning a Gold at the Royal...

Northfield teen raises funds for Sepsis charity in memory of dad

A Northfield teenager has been raising funds for a sepsis charity, in memory of her late father, who died as a result of the...

Royal wedding ‘street party’ hosted by nurses at local hospice

The Wonderful staff at Birmingham St Mary’s made it a right royal day to remember on Saturday for patients and their loved ones to watch...

Police offer Firearms Surrender in bid to get more weapons out of communities

As part of a crack down on violent crime, West Midlands Police is operating a firearms surrender this month. Now in its second week, the...

Man sought after woman injured in handbag snatch

West Midlands Police are investigating after a woman was injured when a thief snatched her handbag in a Kings Norton street on Friday afternoon...

*SON NOW FOUND!* | Police appeal to identify woman found wandering in Northfield

UPDATE: Maureen’s son has been found and is now with her. Well done to West Midlands Police and all who shared their appeal! ———- From West...

Police investigate after man receives stab injury in fight at Frankley pub

West Midlands Police are investigating after a man was stabbed during an altercation at a Frankley pub on Tuesday evening (15th May). Officers were...

Planners seek permission to demolish historic Rubery pub in favour of care home

Developers have applied for permission to demolish an historic Rubery pub in favour of a large care home, claiming at least 60 jobs will...

Cross-City rail staff prepare for service extension from Longbridge to Bromsgrove

ROUTE LEARNING of 400 West Midlands Railways staff who operate Cross-City rail services has commenced ahead of the service being extended from Longbridge to...

Rubery Councillor berates cross-border flytipping

FLY-TIPPING that blocked a residents footpath has been cleared-away after a Councillor requested assistance from a neighbouring authority, writes Neil Gordon.  The footpath, which provides...

TONIGHT: Ambulance – Season 2 Episode 4 – 9pm BBC One

THE LATEST installment of Ambulance, the fly-on-the-wall documentary series that follows crews of West Midlands Ambulance Service, provides an insight into the growing problems...