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FREE adventure activities for teens this summer!

Thanks to funding from the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Ackers Adventure are offering a FREE programme of activities for 14-18 year olds...

WANTED: Northfield man sought for malicious wounding charge

West Midlands Police are appealing for help to find a Northfield man who is wanted in relation to a malicious wounding and breach of...

Air Cadets give new home to memorial found in skip

A squadron of RAF Air Cadets have given a new home to a memorial that was dumped in a skip. The memorial to Flt Lt...

Neighbourhood police teams to move in with fire service colleagues

A number of neighbourhood police teams in south west Birmingham are set to move in with their fire service colleagues. As part of an estate...

APPROVED: Government upholds appeal to build homes on Northfield golf course

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government has today said he will allow developers to build up to 800 homes on...

Waseley Hills Cemetery land up for sale – with suggestion of future housing development

Following a lengthy battle for planning permission for a crematorium at the foot of the Waseley Hills in Rubery, developers have now put the...

Staff and pupils ‘excited’ as Frankley school prepares to join King Edward VI Academy...

It has to be said, it's an exciting time for all school staff and children, with summer upon us and time to take a...

Invitation to Launch of Natural Rivers & Green Corridors

The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country will be promoting Natural Rivers and Green Corridors as part of their My Wild Day...

HAVE YOUR SAY: on parking charges at Northfield park

As part of a policy to introduce parking charges at selected parks across the city, Birmingham City Council is launching a consultation into introducing...

National Express subsidiary to take over home-to-school transport after collapse of ATG

A National Express subsidiary company is to take over the majority of home-to-school transport services after the collapse of transport charity ATG earlier this...

Tesco confirm Rubery Jack’s branch closure rumours are false

Following a comment on our Facebook page yesterday (Thursday 18 July), we asked Tesco if rumours that their Jack’s discount store in Rubery was...

‘Party in the Park’ for hospice’s ruby anniversary

A Birmingham hospice is hosting a family-friendly ‘Party in the Park’ on Sunday 21 July, as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations. is inviting the...

Bartley man jailed for membership of banned right wing extremist group

A Bartley Green man has been jailed after admitting membership of banned right wing extremist group, National Action. Formed in 2013, the secretive neo-Nazi group...

UPDATE: Missing Lee Ostermeyer from Rubery has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing Lee Ostermeyer from Rubery has been FOUND.  Thanks all for sharing!

Bournville College fraud investigation report finally released – concerns over rule breaches & spending

A damning report on an investigation into claims of historic fraudulent activity at Bournville College between 2011 and 2015 has been released today.  The report...

Quinton man jailed for repeated sexual abuse of young girl

A Quinton man has been jailed after a police investigation exposed six months of sexual abuse of a young girl.  25 year old Tyrone Kirnon...