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Devoted son to host charity match in memory of “Blues mad” dad

A devoted son who sadly lost his much loved father to cancer, will be hosting a football fundraiser this July, to help raise much-needed...
Runners at the LandAid 10k in 2018 running around Austin Park in Longbridge

Charity run returns to Longbridge to raise funds to help young homelessness

A charity run dubbed 'property's toughest' is set to return to Longbridge this September, raising funds to help young people at risk of homelessness. The...

From Your Councillor: Olly Armstrong – One year in

From Cllr Olly Armstrong, Labour Councillor for Northfield ward. One Year In It has been just over a year since I was elected as your local...

Schoolboy tortured for six hours over spilled drink – three teens jailed

Three teenagers who held a boy captive for six hours - and tortured him for simply knocking over a drink - have been jailed. During...

FREE adult daysaver tickets for Clean Air Day (20 June)

National Express West Midlands are celebrating national Clean Air Day by giving away a free adult bus Daysaver. The bus operator is calling on the...

#MISSING: – Irene Ind – Aged 83 – Has Dementia – Kings Heath High...

MISSING: Police are appealing for help in tracing 83-year-old Irene Ind who has gone #missing from #Birmingham today (19 June). Irene - who suffers from...

#PositiveSWBrum: Northfield Fire Station receives award for their support of The Race for Life

The wonderful people at Northfield Fire Station (Red Watch) have been awarded the 'Flame of Hope' award by Cancer Research UK (CRUK) for their...

New children’s charity officially launch ‘Send a Friend’ whales in memory of baby Woody

A new local charity has been launched by a bereaved Cofton Hackett dad and local volunteers today (Tuesday 18th June) – with supporters being...

Four injured as car being pursued by police involved in serious collision

*Please note: This article contains a photograph depicting the accident scene (no casualties) which some may find upsetting. The photo is at the bottom...

Did you see anything? Shocking amount of flytipping discovered on Frankley Green

A shocking amount of rubbish has been dumped on a lay-by on Frankley Green, near Frankley. The fly tipping, which consists of mostly building waste,...

#PositiveSWBrum Award for former policeman after detaining motorbike teen

A former police officer has received an award from West Midlands Police after managing to detain a teenager, despite being bitten and punched. Simon Loveitt (58)...

West Heath charity shop targeted by break ins and vandalism

A West Heath charity shop has been targeted by a string of break ins and apparent acts of vandalism – including excrement smeared on...

Government inspector holds public hearing into Waseleys Crematorium appeal

After a long planning battle, an inspector from the Government's Planning Inspectorate is to hold a hearing today (Tuesday 11th June) as part of...

Competition launched in Longbridge for budding young photographers

Students in Longbridge are being invited to take part in ‘Lens On Longbridge’, a photography competition that encourages young people aged 13 – 18...
West Mercia Police high vis

Six men from Northfield and Frankley charged with burglary & car theft offences

Six local men have been charged as the result of a West Mercia Police investigation into a series of burglary and car theft offences...

Local ‘knocker knitter’ awarded by Queen for breast cancer support

A local woman has been awarded as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.  Joanna Dervisoglu from Northfield is to receive the British...