Over 10,000 attend funeral of Imtiaz Mohammed

  A huge crowd of mourners turned out to pay respect to the local taxi driver who was killed in the Lawley Middleway horror crash. The much loved father of six had a huge turn out of mourners to pay their...

Vulnerable residents get seasonal food boost

Dozens of the poorest households in a Birmingham inner city suburb have received a seasonal boost from local charity workers. The Balsall Heath Forum and Islamic Help carried out a winter food distribution targeting local pensioners, the disabled and vulnerable...

Homes in Alum Rock and Bordesley Green Raided in Drugs Crackdown

As well as the thousands of pounds of cash, mobile phones and drugs have also been seized in the raid in Alum Rock and Bordesley Green. The crackdown by the police has been active in a two day operation at...

Birmingham to launch Commonwealth Chamber

An initiative to drive trade between Greater Birmingham and the Commonwealth has been given lift-off with the launch of the Greater Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce (GBCCC). The Commonwealth Chamber becomes the tenth division of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of...

Walk of Hope

The walk of hope mission for Peace & Harmony arrived in Birmingham. The success of the 2015/16 Walk of Hope which covered a staggering 7500 kilometres over 16 months travelling 11 Indian states is once again being undertaken. The...

Gang Armed With Weapons Target Shop

Reports of a chaos outside a restaurant on Witton Lodge Road, Perry Common on Thursday 2nd November called Police to investigate; two individuals were injured as a gang of youth armed with weapons caused "significant damage" to a shop...

Trio of Pop-Ups opening at Birmingham’s LinkStreet

There will be three new retail outlets opening up soon at LinkStreet, which connects Grand Central and the Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham. Property management company Hammersons has signed up Jeweller Summer & Silver to take a init in Link...

Entrepreneur Once Worth £90m Now Living On Rent

Marco Hajikypri who was rejected by Dragons’ Den, and then turned down a £90 million offer for his company has had to sell his house and car. He claims he has suffered a backlash against him ‘bragging’ about his worth...

Couple Planned Terror Attack On Their Wedding Day

A husband-and-wife from Birmingham turned their home into a terror training ground and talked of launching an attack on their wedding day. Ummariyat Mirza, an ex-accountant, researched terror acts and bought a steel hunting blade and a rubber training knife, which he...

Tributes To Boy Killed In Yardley Crash

Heartbroken friends have paid tribute to a 17-year-old boy, named locally as Isam, killed in a crash after a car failed to stop for police. The teenager was a passenger in a Volkswagen Golf which collided with a lorry. A second passenger, also...