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Sas Taylor

Sas Taylor
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One of the founders of B31 Voices | Yorkshire lass | adopted Brummie | wife | mum | homebased zookeeper | ex-nurse | carer | photographer | macro iPhoneographer | hyperlocal blogger | wonky

Travellers set up next to Stirchley council offices

A group of travellers is setting up on vacant land in Stirchley - behind a Birmingham City Council office building. Travellers have gained access to land awaiting development which sits behind Lifford House. The travellers entered...

Petition: Councillor urges residents to oppose golf club housing development

Cllr Andy Cartwright is petitioning against the development of North Worcestershire Golf Club in Northfield for housing. If you agree, you can sign the petition below. Bloor Homes withdrew a planning application for a development including...

Do you know this man? Indecent exposure & assault in Northfield

West Midlands Police are appealing for help to identify a man from CCTV images, following an incident in Northfield in January. A woman, 27, was walking down Station Road at around 6.40pm on Friday 6th January. The...

Appeal as woman dragged from car by thieves in Kings Heath

From West Midlands Police:  Police are investigating a robbery after a 44-year-old woman had her Silver Ford Focus stolen on Featherstone Road in  on Thursday 2 March at around 2pm. The woman was sitting in her...

Developers to consult after withdrawing application for golf course development

Developers are to hold further public consultation after withdrawing a seemingly doomed planning application to build homes on the site of a former Northfield golf club. Application for 1000 homes Bloor Homes made the application to...

Have Your Say: Tackling issues with off-road & anti-social motorbike riding

A drop in session is planned for next week, where residents and community stakeholders can meet with community partners to discuss tackling issues with off-road and anti-social motorbike riding in South Birmingham. The event will...

NEW PICTURES: The rescue of ‘Stevie’ – the Shenley Academy pony

Earlier we shared an update on 'Stevie', the pony abandoned by travellers at Shenley Academy.  In a rescue arranged and funded by The Sun newspaper, Stevie was collected and taken to a safe and secure horse...

We Just Read: ‘Pony Tale Ending’ | The Sun

A horse abandoned at Shenley Academy in Weoley Castle by travellers is now safe in a secure sanctuary, thanks to The Sun newspaper.  The travellers left the pony behind on Monday (26 Feb) after being evicted...

Shenley Academy set to fully reopen after travellers move off car park

Shenley Academy in Weoley Castle is set to fully reopen tomorrow (Tuesday 28th February) as travellers have been moved off a school car park this morning. Families in around 20 caravans and mobile homes moved on...

Announcement re partial closure of Shenley Academy | Sunday 26th February

Shenley Academy have announced a partial closure of the academy tomorrow (Monday 27th February) as travellers have failed to move off the site despite a 24 hour notice to leave served yesterday. Travellers arrived on...

Rubery businesses devastated by burglary – months after fire

Two small businesses in Rubery have been devastated by burglary, as they struggle to recover from a fire which tore through the building they are housed a few months ago. Fire destroyed the main market...

Amber alert for strong winds as Storm Doris set to hit the Midlands

The Met Office has issued an amber warning for strong winds across the Midlands tomorrow as Storm Doris hits the UK. Gale force winds, snow and heavy rain are set to batter the UK on Thursday...

Over HUNDRED fridges dumped in Kings Norton street

"It’s outrageous that people think dumping rubbish on a road, blighting our city, is acceptable – it is not." Jacqui Kennedy Waste Enforcement Officers from Birmingham City Council are appealing for the public's help to...

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...