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Kings Norton commuter route closed after serious accident

A busy commuter route has been closed for over 4 hours this morning (Friday 31st August) after a man suffered serious injuries after being...

Free entry for emergency services at Drayton Manor Park

The Staffordshire based theme park, Drayton Manor, is offering free entry to all those who work in the Emergency Services on Saturday 22nd & Sunday...

Knifeman sought after Shenley Lane attack

West Midlands Police are seeking a man who made off in a car after attacking another with a knife in Shenley Lane this afternoon...

MP invites young people to engage in ‘Pizza & Politics’

A local MP is inviting young people in his constituency to get engaged by offering them 'Pizza & Politics'. Selly Oak MP Steve Mccabe (Labour) is...

Investigation after dog with bite marks abandoned in Kings Norton

An RSPCA Inspector who rescued an abandoned dog in Kings Norton is investigating whether she may have been used as a bait dog in...

Man in his 60s suffers serious head injuries following assault at bus stop

West Midlands Police are investigating following reports of an assault at a bus stop in Pershore Road, Kings Norton, which left a man in...

Appeal as Bank Holiday thieves steal hundreds of pounds worth of aquatics equipment

A South Birmingham aquatics retailer is appealing for information after brazen thieves stole hundreds of pounds worth of equipment from their Wythall store on...

From Your Councillor: Cllr Olly Armstrong – Northfield – August 2018

We will be offering all Councillors across South West Birmingham the opportunity to write a blog on B31 Voices, up to once a month. Here’s...

Local MP calls for small shopkeepers to take part in Best Small Shops competition

Richard Burden MP (Lab, Birmingham Northfield) is urging the constituency's small shopkeepers to enter their businesses into a national competition celebrating the creativity of...

Cadbury treasures to open their doors for free as part of heritage festival

A selection of heritage gems which combined tell the fascinating story of the famous chocolate-making Cadbury family, are to throw open their doors for free. The Bournville...

Hospice calls on Northfield and surrounding for buckets of support! 

The fabulous Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is taking over Birmingham this September with its annual ‘Big Brum Bucket’ campaign – and it’s asking local big-hearted...

RAF100 Aircraft Tour lands in Brum

The RAF100 Aircraft Tour is a free public display of iconic aircraft and will be in Birmingham until Monday 27th August. The tour includes a range...

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games opens first wave of recruitment

The first wave of job opportunities for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games went live yesterday (24th August), offering committed and talented jobseekers the chance...

[VIDEO] Police treating Rubery car fire as suspected arson

West Mercia Police are appealing for witnesses after a car fire outside a takeaway in Rubery last Sunday (19th August).  The vehicle was well alight...

FOUND: Missing Mircea-Gabriel Nituica from Selly Oak

Missing 28 year old Mircea-Gabriel Nituica from Selly Oak has been found. Thanks to all who shared.

Thief jailed for over 4 years after assaulting arresting officer

A man who assaulted a police officer while resisting arrest has been jailed for around four years. West Midlands Police officers were called to Cofton...