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Police cordon off area as man’s body found in Edgbaston

Updated: Police named the body found in the lake at University of Birmingham campus as 47 year old Dean Jones who had been reported missing on Saturday 14th January. Police have cordoned off an area of water in...

Specialist equipment used after lady falls at Lickey Hills Country Park

A relaxing walk in the beautifully idyllic Lickey Hills Country Park ended in misery and a hospital visit for one unfortunate visitor after suffering a nasty leg injury. It was just after midday when the 39 year...

Product Recall: Morrisons Ready to Eat Peppered Beef Slices

Product: Ready to Eat Peppered Beef Slices Pack size: 150g ‘Use By’ date: 21 February 2017 The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product(s) listed. Symptoms caused by this organism can be similar to flu and include high temperature, muscle...

Teenagers arrested in early morning raids across Birmingham

An early morning wake-up call for several unsuspecting local residents this morning courtesy of officers from the Organised Crime and Gangs Team. Stab vests, knives, drugs and a suspected stolen motor bike were among the haul...

Local charity boutique to offer personal shopping

A local charity boutique is now offering a personal styling session to help pick out your bargains for you. Customers at the Bournville Boutique shop run by Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice will be able to...

New Year’s Day knifeman jailed after vicious attack

A cowardly thug who left a fitness competitor scarred for life in a knife attack has been jailed for almost nine years. The 27 year old fitness competitor, Will Flint, was travelling by taxi in the early...

Gun point robbery at local bookmakers

Police have launched an investigation after a shop worker was threatened with a gun during a robbery at a William Hill bookmakers in Woodgate Lane, Woodgate, Bartley Green this morning (Monday 13th Feb). The incident...

On the housing register? Then you will need to re-register

Birmingham is changing the way it allocates social housing.  Everybody on the current housing register will get a letter over the next few weeks explaining the new scheme and the need to re-register straight...

Man charged in connection with Selly Oak rape and sexual assaults

A 53-year-old man has been remanded in custody by Birmingham Magistrates today (Tuesday 7th February), charged with rape and sexual assault following a series of late night masked attacks in Selly Oak. Elvis Sidaway, of Fountain Road, Edgbaston is...

Crime in Northfield district on the rise? Police doing enough?

These two questions are continuously speculated upon by many B31 Voices readers – each time we report a crime in the area. Be it a crime of great shock and consequence, or what appears to be...

90-year-old children’s care home abuser jailed

Following an investigation by West Midlands Police, an ex-social services worker who abused a vulnerable boy in a Birmingham children’s home during the 1980s has been jailed for 12 years. Bill Cranston molested his victim,...

[Updated] Teens arrested after series of assaults in Frankley and Longbridge

Police have arrested five teenage boys following a series of assaults in Frankley and Longbridge last night (Friday 3th February) by a group of up to 20 youths. Officers were called to the Premier supermarket in Holly...

Teenagers sentenced after pensioner is left with a fractured skull

The four teenagers who left a 70-year-old with a fractured skull as she travelled in a taxi with her husband last May – were today (3rd February) sentenced at Birmingham Youth Court. At an earlier hearing where...

Casting call to star in the new series of Peaky Blinders

The award-winning BBC drama, Peaky Blinders, is auditioning for the much anticipated fourth season. The hugely popular TV program, which is set in 1920s Birmingham, will begin shooting the new season in the Spring, and they are looking...

Product recalled: Chocolate Bunny may contain battery

Co-op – Hollow Milk Chocolate Bunny Product: Co-op Hollow Milk Chocolate Bunny Pack size: 120g Batch codes:  All date codes The Co-op is recalling its Hollow Milk Chocolate Bunny figures after alleged tampering incidents where the product was found to contain small...

‘Selly Sink Hole’ repairs to be completed by late February

The large water main which burst near Harborne Lane Island in Selly Oak on Wednesday 23rd November, is estimated to be fully repaired by the end of February . The aptly named 'Selly Sink Hole' caused traffic chaos around the...