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Monthly Archives: February 2019

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...

UPDATE: Missing Michael Cottam – 22 – Northfield – Has been found

The family of Michael Cottam are appealing for information as to the 22 year olds whereabouts. Any info please call 101/Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk Quoting...
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Man acting suspiciously and brandishing a knife Tasered by Police

Police were called to Holloway in Northfield at 10.30pm last night (Monday 5th February) to a report of a man acting suspiciously and brandishing...

Birmingham prison staff caught smuggling contraband in joint police & NCA operation

West Midlands Police, alongside the National Crime Agency (NCA), descended on HMP Birmingham this morning (Tuesday 5th February) in a bid to target the...

Plans for drive-thru KFC at historic Northfield pub WITHDRAWN

Developers have withdrawn plans to turn an historic Northfield pub into a fried chicken drive-thru. Splendid Restaurants Colonel, a subsidiary of the Splendid Hospitality Group,...

#BrumBins: Bin workers to begin strike action after dispute negotiations fail

300 bin workers – members of the Unite union – have voted to begin strike action as part of an ongoing industrial dispute. The...
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[VIDEO] Cock Hill Lane, Rubery closed as armed police raid flats

Cock Hill Lane in Rubery was closed for a number of hours this evening as armed officers raided a flat in a tower block. The...

Man arrested in Bartley Green after breaching gang injunction

A man was arrested in Bartley Green yesterday morning on suspicion of drug offences and breaching a gang injunction (Friday 1st February). The 23 year...

FOUND: Missing Keith Miles from Weoley Castle

Missing Keith Miles from Weoley Castle has been found! Thank you to all who shared the appeal and looked out for Keith.

Puppy sadly dies after getting stuck under ice in Halesowen park

A puppy was tragically killed after it became stuck under ice in a lake at Leasowes Park in Halesowen this morning (Friday 1st February). Despite...