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Penguin’s Write Now comes to Birmingham seeking minority authors!

#WriteNowLive | The Impact Hub, Birmingham Monday 5 October A campaign to find, mentor and publish new writers from communities in Birmingham and the West Midlands that are under-represented on the nation’s bookshelves is launching today. WriteNow is offering 150 marginalised writers one-to-one...

Exclusive Interview with Delhi Dynamos owner, Prashant Agerwal

Last weekend saw history in the making as the Indian Super League club Delhi Dynamos faced off against Premier League club West Bromwich Albion. Despite the Baggies win, 1-0 scored in  the 65th minute, it was a sensational moment...

Pupils learn about reducing flood risk

Around 60 pupils from Pleckgate High School in Blackburn experienced geography out of the classroom to help them learn about rivers and flooding. The group of Year 10 learners visited the Garstang Flood Gates, which help to hold the water...

‘Ethnic Penalty’ referred to Equality & Human Rights Commission for Investigation

Campaigning law firm Thompsons Solicitors has submitted findings that strongly link high car insurance premiums to ethnicity to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) after the government indicated it would not take any action on the issue. The study...

Taxi Driver Served Justice After Crashing into Schoolboy

Amar Atwal was a 12 year old boy who attended a grammar school. His mother fondly speaks of how she remembers the way he kissed her and said that he loved her, before being the victim of a car...

Boxing up Obesity

Healthy eating has always been a debate when it comes to school lunches and dinners. We’ve seen many people try and change them and have even seen the decrease of greasy and unhealthy foods at schools, thanks to the...

Birmingham Plays Host to Inspiring Women’s Summit

Monday 31st November saw the Inspiring Birmingham Women in Leadership summit held at the Birmingham Council House. This rousing event was dedicated to pulling women out of the woodwork and encouraging them to grasp the keys to their own life. Speakers at...

Muslim Comedians Tour UK this December for Human Appeal

A 25-city comedy tour, showcasing the cream of Muslim comedy talent, takes place across the UK this December, to help raise funds for the Human Appeal’s winter campaign. As the winter cold sets in, leading comedians Aamer Rahman, Imran Yusuf,...

BBC 4 Sikhs in Smethwick

Midlands filmmaker Billy Dosanjh celebrates 50 years of the Sikhs in his hometown of Smethwick, from their arrival in the late 1950s and early 60s to present day. Using rare archive and the frank personal testimony from generations of...

Thieving Gang Targeting Asians Jailed for over 40 Years

A gang of burglars which targeted Asian communities for their gold has been caught and jailed for over forty years. The gang operated in the Midlands, along the Welsh borders and in other areas across the UK. They are...

Word360 wins two awards at the annual Asian Business Chamber of Commerce Awards

Leading translation and interpreting company Word360 have won two awards at the annual Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) Awards at the International Convention Centre on 19th November. The ABCC Awards celebrates some of the most dynamic businesses within the...

Superkart Challenges You

While the conventional way of fundraising money would be through running a marathon or cake baking, the Superkart Charity Challenge gives you the opportunity to have fun racing on go karts to help raise money for charity. The adrenaline...

Shilpa Shetty Trends After Literary Gaff

Shilpa Shetty found herself stumbling back into the news after a rather embarrassing tweet. The Bollywood actress, most known for her stint in Big Brother as opposed to her movies, began trending on twitter after suggesting that school children...

Birmingham City Council Vows to Smash Hate Crime

  Last week, the Birmingham Council House played host to Councillor Waseem Zaffar, students from multiple different Birmingham schools and Tell Mama, an anti-hate crime organisation. The day saw 150 students of different ages discussing and debating the different types...