‘Faith Healer’ Jailed For £145,000 Fraud

A Birmingham man who claimed to be a successful faith healer and defrauded several women of around £145,000 was jailed for seven and a half years at Birmingham Crown Court today (16 June 2016). Abdoulie Gassama, of Slade Road, Erdington, pleaded guilty...

Langar serves up “Birmingham City University’s biggest meal”

Students in Birmingham are inviting everyone to join them for a free lunch this week at a huge pop-up community kitchen. Birmingham City University Students’ Union and its Sikh Society will be hosting ‘Langar on Campus’ in the Atrium at...

Hundreds Attend Anti-Trump Rally in Birmingham

January 30th saw more than five hundred people gathered in Victoria Square, Birmingham, to protest against the Trump ban and his proposed state visit. Hordes of protesters turned up outside the Council House in defiance of the ban which...

Najma Hafeez Bids For Metro-Mayor

Najma Hafeez, the current chairwoman of the NHS trust, is amid five Labour politicians attempting to become the party’s candidate far along this summer. Ms Hafeez has spent 12 years on the Birmingham City Council after being elected in 1983. The...

Small Heath School Strikes Again

"Hundreds of children are not receiving an education because there exists an employee/employer dispute regarding one member of staff." Labour MP Shabana Mahmood has condemned striking in Small Heath School, urging staff to return to the classroom. Concerns ensued as...

Dudley Charity football tournament to help beat heart disease

Gurcharan and Herjinder Bhujhangy from Dudley, West Midlands are organising a 5 a side charity football tournament at Goals, Cakemore Road, Blackheath on Saturday 22 July to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Teams can enter to take...

Birmingham Motorists to Pay for Park Pollution?

Motorist commuters into Birmingham may soon be made to pay a fine in order to protect and maintain Birmingham’s parks. Seeing as motorists enter the city and promote air pollution, they contribute to the detriment of the city’s parks...

‘Bombay Brexit’ win the Curry King of Birmingham!

We tested your curry making skills, had some giggles with Bobby Davro and busted a move to the Bogus Brothers along the way.  And, thanks to YOU, our Curry King of Birmingham event raised £20,000 – enough to fund 10...

Alum Rock in Gun Shock

Gun shots were heard on Sladefield Road just before 3pm on Monday the 4th of January. The gun attack yielded no victims, but a C-Max car and bullet castings were recovered from the scene for forensic examination. Detectives are searching for...

Top Apprentices Take a Bow

The highly anticipated Asian Apprenticeship Awards took place on the evening of 10th November at the Holiday Inn in Birmingham City Centre. The aim of these awards are to celebrate and recognise both the apprentices and the employers who hired...