Thursday, May 25, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May praises multi-faith Nishkam Primary School Birmingham

Theresa May visited Nishkam Primary School Birmingham today, where she praised pupils, staff and the community who are closely involved with the pioneering free school. The Prime Minister spent time in the classroom with eight-year-old pupils who demonstrated their knowledge...

Cllr Elias Mattu set to become New Mayor of Wolverhampton

Cllr Elias Mattu is set to become the 159th Mayor of the City of Wolverhampton at tonight’s (WED MAY 17) full council meeting. Cllr Mattu, who has represented the city’s Graiseley Ward for 17 years, intends to make recognising volunteers...

Local Care Home Event on Hearing Loss and Dementia

When: Friday 19th May Time: 11 am Where: Karuna Manor, Christchurch Avenue, Harrow, HA3 5BD   In support of Dementia Awareness Week from 14 – 21 May, Karuna Manor Care Home in association with bloom™ Hearing Specialists have teamed up for great event...

India take honours in Edgbaston Fans Trophy

Edgbaston, Birmingham: Fans of the Indian cricket team took early bragging rights ahead of next month’s ICC Champions Trophy by defeating a team of Pakistan fans in a series of games for the Edgbaston Fans Trophy. Played inside the Edgbaston Cricket...

Young Entrepreneur Tani Dulay leads on £13m Midland regeneration scheme

Developer Woodbourne Group has this week submitted a planning application for a 70-unit home scheme at West Bromwich’s Black Lake. The planning application seeks permission to demolish the part-derelict industrial estate to make way for a £13m project. If the...

Bird Fighting ‘BloodSport’ Probe Reignited After Attempted Smuggling into Birmingham

A Birmingham man has been arrested after 11 partridges were found in his luggage when he was travelling from Pakistan to England last Thursday. Police have detained the man under suspicion of trying to illegally smuggle in the birds...

Alchemy Black Country – Full programme announced

16 events across Wolverhampton, Stourbridge, Walsall and Sandwell A celebration of South Asian music, art, performance and comedy Newly commissioned performances to be seen for the first time in the region This May sees Black Country Touring once again partner with national...

YOUNG PEOPLE GET CREATIVE WITH BEST OF BIRMINGHAM’S SOUTH ASIAN CULTURE

DESI MOVES - the award-winning youth arts participation programme celebrating streetwise South Asian sounds and styles - is back this summer as part of UTSAV: the Year of South Asian Culture. How do young Brummies of South Asian descent feel...

Sacred Sounds: Sikh Music Traditions and the First World War

Presented by Alchemy and SAA-uk in association with The Network of Sikh Organisations, U.K. Saturday 3 June to Wednesday 15 November 2017 in Doncaster, Leeds, Bradford, Newcastle, Gateshead, Birmingham and Ilkley   Sacred Sounds tells some of the largely forgotten stories of...

Brummy Muslim Man Served Pork in Chilli Cheese Fries

A Muslim man has received an apology after the Farmer John’s pub in Streetly served him pork. Naz Ali had gone to the pub with his family and friends and had decided to order a burger with a side of...