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Planning: New Aldi for Kings Norton redevelopment APPROVED

A new discount supermarket and associated changes to a major route have been approved by Birmingham City Council this morning (Thursday 28th February). In 2015,...

Woman charged with murder of Northfield man in Harborne

A 26 year old woman has been charged with murder, following the fatal stabbing of a man in Harborne on Saturday (23rd February).  Northfield man...

Help needed! Could you be a community-building Foodcycler?!

National charity Foodcycle is seeking volunteers to help out at its latest reclaimed food café event in Longbridge. Foodcycle projects operate in 41 communities across...

Gamers asked to plug in and pledge their support for vital care   

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is calling on ‘esport’ enthusiasts to get gaming this March, to help raise vital funds for the charity. ‘Raise Your Game’ –...

Woman arrested following fatal stabbing in Harborne

A 26-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found with fatal injuries at a block of flats on...

Morrisons Five Ways evacuated due to car fire in under-store car park

Morrisons Five Ways was fully evacuated this afternoon after several cars caught fire in the under-store car park (Saturday 23rd February).  The store in Hagley...

Fire crews tackle blaze in historic canalside building – police investigate arson

Four fire crews from West Midlands Fire Service faced a difficult task yesterday (Friday 22nd February) as a fire tore through an historic canalside...

Concerns following canine parvovirus infection claims eight lives

The highly infectious viral illness, canine parvovirus infection (CPV) has been identified as the cause of death for eight dogs in Worcestershire. Dog wardens covering the...

JAILED: Kings Norton man admits ‘judgement clouded by drug use’ in collision which killed...

A Kings Norton man has been jailed for causing the death of an off duty West Midlands Police PCSO by dangerous driving.  Darren Ogom from...

Pride of Longbridge colouring competition

Local heritage group, Pride of Longbridge, have launched a competition ahead of their annual celebration in Cofton Park.  All ages are invited to take part...

Landmark move to tackle car crime welcomed by Police

One of the UK’s biggest vehicle salvage auctioneers decision to ban cash payments for written-off cars, has been welcomed by West Midlands Police and the...

Fortnightly #BrumBins collections begin as strike action intensifies

Birmingham's bin collections have  temporarily switched to once every two weeks from today (Monday 18th February). Birmingham City Council are introducing the fortnightly collections in...

The Midlands’ oldest hospice celebrates 40 years of care with a glittering gala dinner

Birmingham’s ‘Queen of Fun’, Barbara Nice, will be performing at the black tie event. This March, Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice will be celebrating 40 years...

Man struck on head and abducted by Quinton carjacker

West Midlands Police have confirmed that they are investigating a Quinton carjacking where a man was struck on the head and abducted by his...

Police appeal on 10th anniversary of murder of former Stirchley man David Currier

From West Mercia Police: West Mercia Police have today issued an appeal for information ten years after the murder of David Currier in Bromsgrove. David...

Here come the Clowns!!!

The Clown Gathering UK (CGUK) is when some of the world's best Clowns errr gather together for a week of workshops and lectures on...