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Fundraiser for new home for spider monkeys after conservation park arson attack

A fundraiser has been launched to raise money towards a new home for a pair of endangered spider monkeys after their enclosure was destroyed...
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#FloellasFuture: Brums 8th consecutive Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The team from Birmingham City Council, including Cofton Nursery, have brought Gold home for the eighth year running from RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019. The...
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Police investigate suspected arson after top deck of bus destroyed by fire in Kings...

West Midlands Police are investigating a suspected arson attack on a bus in Kings Norton last night (Thursday 23rd May). The National Express West Midlands...

[UPDATED] Firefighters save endangered spider monkeys from enclosure fire

Firefighters saved a pair of endangered spider monkeys from a fire in their enclosure at a Birmingham conservation park late last night (Thursday 23rd...
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Family tributes for man killed in Frankley Lane collision

The family of a man killed in a collision in Frankley Lane in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday 22nd May) have paid...

Historic Grade II listed former pub in Northfield put up for sale

A landmark Grade II listed former pub in Northfield has been put up for sale. Interested parties will have to stump up £1.25 million...
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Runners of all ages invited to Acorns frothy fun run at Cofton Park

Runners of all ages are invited to participate – and raise funds for Acorns Hospice – as the world's foamiest family fun run comes...
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[VIDEO] Community preserve memories in Cofton Village Hall time capsule

Following an appeal for contributions, locals have come together to fill a time capsule which was buried at the site of the new Cofton...

Police appeal following fatal collision in Frankley Lane

West Midland Police are appealing for information following a fatal collision in the Bartley Green / Northfield area of Birmingham this morning. Officers were called to Frankley Lane...

#MISSING: Muhammad Dar – Aged 14 – #Northfield

#MISSING | We are concerned for the safety of 14-year-old Muhammad Dar. He has been missing from his home in #Northfield #Birmingham since Tuesday 14...

Reuben Hylton: branded by judge ‘a danger to women’ is jailed

A dangerous man with a history of serious domestic assaults has been jailed for six years following a West Midlands Police investigation. Reuben Hylton, of...

Deodorant sprayed in bus driver’s face by fare dodgers

West Midlands Police are investigating after a bus driver was purposely sprayed in the face by a group of males who didn't want to...

250 year old oak tree at Cannon Hill Park destroyed by fire

A 250 year old oak tree will have to be felled after a fire in its trunk on Sunday (19th May). Firefighters from Ladywood were...

Fabulous hospices join forces for Birmingham Pride – promoting the message ‘hospice care is...

Several wonderful hospices from across the Midlands are joining forces for this year’s Birmingham Pride to promote the message ‘hospice care is for all’. Teams...

Work begins on Longbridge Park & Ride multistorey

Train passengers are being reminded that work begins on the new multistorey Park and Ride facility next to Longbridge Station this weekend, with the...

Weoley woman who starved pet dog to death handed lifetime animal ban

**Contains images some may find distressing A Weoley Castle woman has been banned from keeping animals for life after her pet chihuahua was found starved...