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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...

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Plans for drive-thru KFC at historic Northfield pub WITHDRAWN

Developers have withdrawn plans to turn an historic Northfield pub into a fried chicken drive-thru.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...

[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...

Sainsbury’s announce extension of new trial to help customers with hidden disabilities

Sainsbury’s announced today (1st February) that they will be extending a new trial to help enhance the shopping experience for customers with hidden disabilities. Launched...

[VIDEO] BRIT nominated singer launches college’s collaboration with record company

A double BRIT Award nominated singer-songwriter gave an exclusive performance to launch an innovative collaboration between South & City College Birmingham (SCCB) and Sony...

Cake, fizz and bargains galore as local charity opens its 18th shop

The wonderful Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice celebrated yesterday (Thursday 31 January) as they officially opened their latest charity shop - which is situated  in the centre of Yardley’s...

Appeal to find owner of stolen First World War medals recovered in Northfield

West Mercia Police are appealing for help to find the rightful owner of three stolen medals from the First World War that they have...

Lickey Hills death ‘not suspicious’

West Midlands Police have confirmed that the discovery of a body in the Lickey Hills area today is NOT being treated as suspicious (Friday...