Friday, July 21, 2017

Unveiling Birmingham’s First International Marathon!

In hugely exciting news, Birmingham is launching its own Marathon. The inaugural Birmingham international Marathon is a 26.2m long course that snakes through the streets of Birmingham, stretching from Alexander Stadium and finishing at Millennium Point, passing a multitude...

Birmingham Hospital Bed Occupancy Soars

The first quarter of the year saw Birmingham hospital beds at their busiest.  Overnight bed occupancy peaked at a staggering 94.1% in Sandwell and West Birmingham hospitals in between January and March, a huge increase from 87.4% from the...

Birmingham Man Found Guilty of Train Bomb Plot

  A Birmingham man has been found guilty of hatching a bomb plot to use fairy lights to cause ‘devastation’ to an area of train track linking Birmingham to London. Zahid Hussain was found guilty by a Birmingham jury of planning...

BYSA Celebrates End of Season with Awards Dinner

Birmingham Youth Sports Academy celebrating 15 years of voluntary contribution to community sports but it doesn't stop there, the 2017 end of seasons awards dinner was held at Ziryabs Buffet in Alum Rock, Birmingham where over 200 people attended...

Anti-Slavery Police Raid in Tyseley

Police conducted a raid at the Star Frozen Foods Ltd in Tyseley as part of an anti-slavery operation. The raid was part of a joint operation between the West Midlands Police, the National Crime Agency, Birmingham City Council and...

DATE SET FOR THE BIG SLEUTH 2017

After months of hi-bear-nation, Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity and Wild in Art are pleased to announce Birmingham’s The Big Sleuth will launch on Monday 10 July. The highly anticipated free, 10-week public art trail, named because ‘sleuth’ is a group...

Hodge Hill College announced runners up in Grand Final of national enterprise competition run by The...

  A team of young entrepreneurs from Birmingham has come second in the Grand Final of the prestigious Enterprise Challenge competition run by Mosaic, an initiative of The Prince’s Trust, against five other teams from across the UK. Team Low Cost Compost from Hodge Hill College,...

New Member Appointed to Ronald McDonald House Charity Board of Governors

Qasim Majid, the chief executive of Wow Zone, has been appointed to the board of governors for the Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC), bringing on board his IT and digital expertise. Chamber patron Doug Wright, the chair of the...

Top governance recognition for CORE Education Trust

The governing board of Birmingham-based CORE Education Trust, which sponsors Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary School, has been shortlisted in a major national award that marks outstanding school governance. The Trust is one of three finalists for the ‘Outstanding governing...

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...