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Arrests made and firearms taken off the streets as police carry out early morning...

Over the last couple of days, West Midlands Police police teams have carried out two early morning raids in south west Birmingham, resulting in...

FOUND: Missing Charlotte Holland from Wychall has been FOUND. Thank you!

Missing Charlotte Holland from Wychall has been FOUND safe and well. Thank you to all who shared the family appeal!

Dog shot by police after woman attacked in Rednal home

A dog was sadly put down by police firearms officers in Rednal in the early hours of this morning after it attacked a woman. West...

Another family left heartbroken as thieves pinch children’s Christmas presents

West Midlands Police received a report at 11:55am today (24th December) of Christmas food a children's presents stolen from a garage in West Heath. The family...

Need help this Christmas? Don’t suffer in silence

While Christmas is a happy, family time for many, it rarely comes without stress or strain. For those who may already be struggling or feeling...

Family left devastated as callous thieves steal children’s Christmas presents

West Midlands Police are investigating after Christmas presents were stolen during a burglary in Somerford Road, Weoley Castle, yesterday (Sunday 23rd December). The young family...

Witness appeal after woman sadly dies in Edgbaston collision

West Midlands Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sadly killed in a collision as she got off a bus in Edgbaston...

#PositiveSWBrum: Youngster spruces up ‘the loneliest Christmas Tree in the world’, again!

The tree dubbed to be “the loneliest Christmas Tree in the world” has been treated again with a festive makeover. We first posted about the 'sad...

Former MG Rover employees & creditors to receive further liquidation payouts

Liquidators are to distribute almost £51 million to unsecured creditors of Longbridge's MG Rover Limited – including former employees. PwC have spent over ten...

#BrumBins Recycling & New Year’s Day collections scrapped

Birmingham City Council are to scrap separate recycling collections and New Year's Day collections in a bid to minimise disruption to waste collection ahead of industrial action...

#PositiveSWBrum: Hospice staff delight patients with surprise festive party

Big-hearted staff from a Birmingham hospice surprised patients and their loved ones this December, with a music-filled Christmas celebration. Team members from Birmingham St Mary’s...

‘Treecycle’ your Christmas tree and raise vital funds for a local hospice

Birmingham and Solihull’s biggest Christmas ‘Treecyling’ scheme is back, offering Brummies an easy way to get rid of their festive fir this January Birmingham St...

Nell Reid – 5th December 1912 – 19th December 2018

It’s with heavy hearts that we have to share the news that the wonderful Nell of Ash Grove in Northfield, sadly passed away peacefully...

[VIDEO] Rubery bingo hall targeted in armed robbery

Customers and staff of a Rubery bingo hall were left shaken when men entered the building, demanding money, yesterday evening (Sunday 16th December). The robbery...

Christmas in the clink for career criminal

A prolific criminal who stole jewellery and recklessly drove at speeds of up to 80mph in a stolen car is back behind bars for...

Bin workers to take industrial action during Christmas catch-up period

Refuse collectors – members of the Unite union – have voted to take industrial action in the post-Christmas period as part of a row...