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Sas Taylor

Sas Taylor
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Sas is one of the founders of B31 Voices. She is a Yorkshire lass, who moved to Birmingham in 1997 and has lived in Northfield since 2003. Sas describes herself as: wife | mum | homebased zookeeper | ex-nurse | carer | photographer | macro iPhoneographer | hyperlocal blogger | wonky

Police investigate as man injured in Northfield incident

A man in his twenties was taken to hospital this afternoon (Monday 20th February) after he was injured in an incident in Northfield. Paramedics and police were called at around 3.15pm to reports that a...

Homeowner seeks authors of Hollymoor ‘Time Capsule in plaster’!

Mandy Cook has found a "Time Capsule" in plaster in her home in the Hollymoor area of Northfield.  On removing a false wall, it was found that contractors had left a message scrawled in plaster -...

Drop-in session for residents ahead of major work on Rubery sewers

There will be a community drop-in session in Rubery tomorrow (Thursday 16th February) ahead of major works to prevent sewer flooding to a number of homes. Currently, some homes in the Windmill Avenue area are at...

The Hills, they are a-changin’: Protecting the Lickey Hills heathland

You may have noticed that part of the car park close to Lickey Hills Visitors' Centre has been closed off. There are also restrictions to some parts of Cofton Hill. You may also have been...

‘Key witness’ sought following tragic death at Barnt Green Station

British Transport Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to after a woman was killed in a tragic accident at Barnt Green Station yesterday morning. According to witnesses, the...

[Petition] Charles House to close? Council plan to move respite service across city

A West Heath care home which provides respite care services for children with severe learning disabilities looks set to close, as its services are moved across the city as part of Birmingham City Council's budget reducing...

Woman tragically killed in Barnt Green rail incident

A woman has sadly died after being struck by a train at Barnt Green Railway Station this morning.  British Transport Police and West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the station on Fiery Hill Road just before 6.55am this...

Police ‘not aware of any problems’ after Rednal headteacher advises youth centre boycott

Community partners in Longbridge ward have vowed to address community safety concerns following a series of assaults by a large group in Frankley and Longbridge last Friday night (3rd February). And a local Inspector says police are...

[VIDEO] Northfield man jailed after assaulting rail staff over £2.20 ticket

A Northfield man has been sentenced to almost 4 months in prison after assaulting a ticket inspector over a £2.20 train ticket. Elliot Nash, 32, was verbally abusive to three revenue protection managers and refused...

Ladies, get ready to Race for Life!

Birmingham women are being encouraged to set themselves a challenge to help beat cancer by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2017. Cancer Research UK relies on public fundraising to be able to carry out...

Persistent door knocking incidents in South West Birmingham: Man charged

A man has been remanded in custody on theft, fraud and begging charges relating to a string of offences which left some South West Birmingham residents afraid to answer their doors over recent weeks. A...

Community turns out to say NO to Baverstock Academy closure

'SAVE OUR SCHOOL!' Communities need local schools. Save Baverstock! @SaveBaver #Birmingham pic.twitter.com/Fl4KXhiwp7 — Momentum South Bham (@MomentumSBham) January 30, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The community turned out in force tonight to make clear to a senior education official that they say...

Witness appeal after woman assaulted in Quinton

West Midlands Police are investigating a report that a woman was sexually assaulted while walking in Quinton in the early hours of Sunday morning (29th January). It is reported that a 19 year old woman...

Woman assaulted on Bourn Brook Walkway

From West Midlands Police: Police were alerted to a sexual assault which took place around 4.15pm on Wednesday 25 January on Swinford Road, Selly Oak. A woman was walking her dog in the alleyway when she...

Plans to demolish historic Rubery pub resubmitted

Plans to demolish a hundred year old Rubery pub, and replace it with houses, have been resubmitted to Birmingham City Council. Built in 1811, The Cock in Rubery Lane is the oldest pub in Rubery....

Big Lottery invests big money in Quinton community scheme

From Welsh House Farm Big Local: The residents of Welsh House Farm in Quinton are set to celebrate in style this weekend as they get together to help launch Welsh House Farm Big Local, a project...