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[In Pictures] A busy day for local firefighters: Rubery quarry, tower block, major recycling...

After a hot and sunny week, local firefighters had a busy day yesterday as temperatures topped over 26ºC (Friday 29th June). Cock Hill quarry fire Crews...

Let the fun in the sun commence as the South Brum summer festival season...

The summer festival season kicks off across south west Birmingham this weekend with three amazing community family events on offer – and its going...

Cyclist suffers head injury in Quinton hit-and-run collision

Images © snappersk West Midlands Police are investigating after a cyclist was injured serious hit-and-run collision in Quinton yesterday evening (Thursday 28th June). The collision – between...

UPDATE: FOUND (MISSING – Clint Rogers – 37 – Selly Oak)

UPDATE Wednesday 4th July: Clint has been found safe and well. Thanks to all who shared the police appeal.     

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision close to QE Hospital

A motorcyclist was injured when he was involved in a collision with a car in Harborne this morning (Wednesday 27th June). The man, in his...
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[VIDEO] Fire crews tackle huge fire at Rubery quarry

Firefighters tackled a huge fire on public land at the former Rubery Quarry site in Rubery this afternoon (Tuesday 26th June). West Midlands Fire...

Speculation ends as changes to south Birmingham bus services announced

Update Thurs 28 Jun: Full details, including maps, now re-published on NXWM website -- Following an extensive consultation, National Express West Midlands have today announced changes...

Northfield Beach is back – and it’s a BEAST of an event!

The popular Northfield Beach event is back and this year it kicks off the summer break with a roar! Organised by Northfield Community Partnership, the...

Police seek man to ‘help the investigation‘ of Rubery burglary

WEST MERCIA Police Officers have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following a burglary in Rubery last...

The great Birmingham Council House dress code debate

The newly elected Northfield Councillor has cause quite a stir by attending a full Birmingham City Council meeting without a shirt and tie.  When Labour's...

Plans to rebuild a Frankley junior school APPROVED

Birmingham City Council's Planning Committee has today (Thursday 21st June) approved and application from the Department for Education's Education and Skills Funding Authority (ESFA) to...

Plethora of arts events in Rubery, Rednal & Longbridge this Saturday!

You'll be spoilt for choice with the variety of arts based events on offer across the south west corner of Birmingham this weekend! Bromsgrove Festival:...

How to get a day of FREE bus travel on NXWM for Clean Air...

This Thursday (21st June) is Clean Air Day 2018. National Express West Midlands (NXWM) is celebrating by offering all passengers a day of free...

Appeal for community to join in weapons sweep in public spaces

Bartley Green and Quinton neighbourhood police teams are appealing for members of the public to unite with them to tackle knife crime – by...

Quinton couple watch World Cup game in their living room with surprise celebrity guests

Thanks to McDonald's UK, a Quinton superfan and his partner had surprise visitors around to watch a FIFA World Cup™ 2018 match in their living room...

Date for planned permanent closure of Tessall Lane by Longbridge station confirmed

The date for the closure of Tessall Lane near Longbridge station has been confirmed.  The stretch between the bridge over the River Rea by the...