Terrifying Raid at Jewellers in Smethwick

A gang of armed thugs rammed an eight-tonne truck into a Smethwick jeweller and injured a heroic police officer. Police are still hunting the armed gang behind the terrifying raid that took place on Friday 9 March. The thieves ploughed their...

Sari Shop in Ward End Raided

Three raiders stormed into a Ward End sari shop before making off with cash, CCTV footage shows the moment a shop owner tried to push a masked robber from his shop after a cashier was threatened with a knife. The three...

Perry Barr Police Station to Transform in to Muslim Community Centre

A former police station in Perry Barr will be transformed into a new multi-purpose Muslim centre. Great Barr Muslim Foundation (GBMF) purchased the Walsall Road building for £820,000 at an auction last September – more than half a million pounds...

The Royals are coming

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle next official visit will be to Birmingham on March 8. The royal couple are coming to the city to learn more about the work of two projects which support young people from the local community. Their...

New Supply of Water in Some Areas of Birmingham

Customers of Severn Trent in Edgbaston, Hagley, Moseley and Billesley are receiving a new supply of water after the company opened three new boreholes following 12 months of work. Severn Trent, which is the UK’s second biggest water company, said...

Councillor Narinder Kooner Wants A No Go Area For Criminals

Handsworth Wood Councillor Narinder Kooner s calling on police to 'do their bit' and provide funding for a Neighbourhood Watch team she has formed in her local ward. Cllr Kooner's idea is to set up a Neighbourhood Watch in the...

TV Chef Aktar Islam To Open An Iconic Restaurant

A proud Brummie celebrity chef is rearing to open a new city centre restaurant in spring. The award-winning chef Aktar Islam said it will be “one of Birmingham’s iconic restaurants”. The 38-year-old was chef director at Lasan which opened in the...

Handsworth Wood Residents Concerns Over Series of Burglaries

Many of the residents in Handsworth Wood will be gathering together and patrolling the streets following a series of burglaries in the area . The residents have set up a WhatsApp Group where they can report any suspicious incidents and have become the...

Iphone 8 plus stolen from Small Heath Mobile Phone Shop

A young crook stole a pricey mobile phone from an unsuspecting shop owner in Small Heath. CCTV showed the youngster who is thought to be around 16-years -old entering the shop shortly before closing pocketing an expensive iPhone 8 plus...

Edgbaston MP delighted by pioneering project supporting young asylum seekers and refugees

An ambitious new programme helping young refugees and asylum seekers thrive within the Birmingham community has been praised by Preet Kaur Gill, MP for Birmingham Edgbaston. More than 100 young refugees and people seeking asylum are being supported in the...