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Collision blocks busy Selly Oak route

A collision, involving three vehicles including a double decker bus, blocked a busy Selly Oak route this afternoon (Tuesday 31st July).  The accident – involving...

Alternative Voices presents: Blank Canvas

Alternative Voices is a theatre company which provides an accessible space for young people and minority groups to perform and have their voices heard! The...
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[VIDEO] Rider runs off after motorbike smashes into parked cars in Frankley

A motorcyclist managed to run from the scene after his bike smashed into parked cars in Frankley last night (Monday 30th July). The accident happened...

Alfresco performance of Sense and Sensibility is coming to Birmingham

Jane Austen’s lively tale of love and heartbreak will be brought to life in the great outdoors this September – in a bid to...
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[Video] Stolen car recovered after police pursuit through south west Birmingham

A stolen car was recovered after a lengthy pursuit around south west Birmingham this afternoon (Sunday 29th July). According to witnesses, it appears the Black...

Bromsgrove gets new Cross City rail link to South Birmingham and beyond

Cover image: the first scheduled Cross City electric train arriving at Bromsgrove station this morning | Photo by @appsj3 With electrification work complete, the new West Midlands...
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Baby rescued from hot car in local supermarket car park on hottest day of...

Shoppers and staff were forced to act when a baby was left in a hot car in a supermarket car park on Thursday (26th...

Woman, 77, injured as car stolen in Selly Oak cemetery car-jacking

A 77 year-old woman has been injured as she tried to prevent her car being stolen while she visited a Selly Oak cemetery yesterday...

Will you be able to see the ‘Blood Moon’ total eclipse in Birmingham tonight?

Tonight, there will be a total eclipse of the moon (Friday 27th July) but will you be able to see it? The moon is visible...

Cocks Moors Woods swimming pool CLOSED due to extensive vandalism

A South Birmingham Leisure Centre has had to close its swimming pool today (Friday 27th July) after vandals smashed a number of windows. A spokesperson...

Daughters of founder open revamped flagship charity shop

The original Acorns Children’s Hospice charity shop, opened 30 years ago, has been given a new lease of life thanks to an exciting makeover. The...

Upwards of 40 emergency 999 calls received following mass brawl at illegal traveller encampment

West Midlands Police have taken action to evict travellers from an illegal encampment in Birmingham after reports of a major disorder overnight. Concerned members of...

Friends, family and community heroes raise thousands for brave Rubery mum

The friends and family of a brave Rubery mum have inspired the local community to come together to raise thousands of pounds. Mum of three...

Workers told to reapply for jobs as Tesco looks set to replace Rubery store...

Workers at a Rubery supermarket have been given less than 4 weeks notice that their store is to close – and told they will...

Police reassurance after woman reports incident in local park

West Midlands Police have offered reassurance after a woman reported a concerning incident in a local park over the weekend.  A woman was walking her...

Stonehouse Gang bounce into the record books with 80th anniversary fundraiser!

A local youth and community organisation has found its way into the record books with a fundraising bounce-athon! The Stonehouse Gang has been supporting South...