BYSA Founder Receives Pride of Birmingham Award

The voluntary Birmingham Youth Sports Academy, founder Anwar Khattak received Pride of Birmingham Award for TSB Community Partner Award for his remarkable work with thousands of children which took place on Thursday 8 March at University of Birmingham’s Great...

BIRMINGHAM’S ODARA HOST EVENT TO EMPOWER LOCAL STUDENTS AND WOMEN FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Thursday 8th March 2018 – ODARA is planning an exciting and insightful programme of events in Birmingham for women of all faiths and backgrounds this International Women’s Day. The spa and wellbeing centre for women will be hosting an International Women’s Day...

Brave Dad Receives Pride of Birmingham For his Bravery In the Barcelona Terror Attack

A Birmingham brave dad who risked his life to help a young boy fatally injured in the Barcelona terror attack is to receive a Pride of Birmingham award. Harry Athwal, from Great Barr ran to help seven-year-old Julian Cadman, who...

Flying like a falcon to raise funds for Syrian children’s education

Multi-award winning philanthropist Sajid Rashid BEM is set to ‘fly like a falcon’ along the world’ longest zip wire, 1680 metres above the ground to raise funds for children’s education in war torn Aleppo. The Zipline Challenge will take place...

ITV journalist Sameena Ali-Khan launches ‘Breaking Into News’ competition to find ITV Central’s next...

(February 26th 2018) ITV News and Media Trust today launched ‘Breaking Into News’, a unique initiative that has been successfully running for six years and fronted by ITV’s award-winning news broadcaster Charlene White and Sameena Ali-Khan for ITV Central...

Over a thousand students take part in Turkish Airlines Birmingham School Games

In its seventh year, the Games took place last on 13th and 14th February at PlayFootball Birmingham and saw over a thousand children from Birmingham schools compete against each other. Freestyle footballer Rebaz Mohammed and Paralympian Sophie Hahn were some of...

Signature Awards 2018 Winners Announced

‘Our time has arrived’ was the cry from the West Midlands Metro Mayor Andy Street at the 4th Signature Awards which took place at the ICC on the 16th Feb. Over 550 attendees were reminded that the West Midlands...

Engaging With The Youth of Lozells

Waseem Zaffar MBE was born, raised and has lived in Lozells all his life. He has represented the Lozells and East Handsworth Ward at Birmingham City Council since 2011. He also serves as a Non Executive Director at Sandwell...

Year of the Top Dog

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Birmingham are now a four day festival. Firecrackers, Lion Dancing and Drums extend a warm handshake to China signalling the Midlands is open for Business based on Friendship and Trust. Jas Sansi spent four...