TV Star Adil Ray announced as Acorns Patron

Acorns Children’s Hospice is delighted to announce today the appointment of Adil Ray OBE as a Patron for the charity. Established in 1988, Acorns offers a network of care for life-limited and life-threatened babies, children and young people and their...

Fly-tipping Costs Taxpayers £58m

At a cost of £58m, more than one million incidents of fly-tipping were dealt with by councils in England in 2016-17. It was the fourth year in a row that incidents increased. Around 56,000 fixed penalty notices were handed out by...

Birmingham Group Plotted To Smuggle Cocaine Through Airport

A Birmingham taxi driver was involved in a plot to smuggle cocaine through Heathrow Airport before transporting it to Birmingham - with the help of two baggage handlers. Adnan Ahmed Malik, from Edgbaston, was arrested by National Crime Agency officers as he was...

Birmingham Carjacker Targeted 90-Year-Old

A carjacker who targeted a 90-year-old man as he returned to his car in a Birmingham park has been jailed. 19-year-old Mohammed Subhan was one of three teenagers who attacked him and made off from Kings Heath's Highbury Park in...

Top 5 Street Foods Here and Coming to Birmingham

Birmingham is a city worth celebrating, to state the obvious our city has gone street food crazy which only means one thing for your appetite it’s about to go through the roof! Street food inspired restaurants are emerging in...

Victim Of Horror Small Heath Crash Named

Imran Yasin, died instantly when his Seat Leon collided with a Peugeot before hitting three stationary vehicles. The incident occurred on Heybarnes Road, Small Heath, at around 8pm on Monday. Two others, a man who was a passenger in Mr Yasin’s...

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Celebrates Curry Trade

Birmingham’s favourite dish is being celebrated at a new exhibition opened recently at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, which explores the histories of the city’s famous curry houses. Birmingham is widely recognised as the curry capital of the world, attracting...

Small Heath – One Killed And Two Injured In Collision

After a horrific crash in Small Heath, one man has died and two people have been injured. The three-car crash occurred on Heybanes Road, Small Heath at around 8pm Monday night. A black Seat Leon collided with a Peugeot before hitting...

Tributes Paid To Woman Killed In Washwood Heath Stabbing

Neighbours have paid tribute to a woman who was stabbed to death in her own home. Shaeen Ahktar was fatally knifed in Wright Road, Washwood Heath , just before 4pm on Sunday, October 15. Her husband, Parvez Akthar, 46, is due at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court...

Thousands Take Part In Birmingham Marathon

Thousands of runners took to the streets of Birmingham for the city's first marathon in over three decades, including one 106-year-old man. The 26 mile event started at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium and took in a number of the city’s most iconic landmarks...