Thursday, May 25, 2017

100 Apprentices in 100 Days

Last year, during national apprenticeship week, Solihull College & University Centre set itself a challenge of getting 100 new apprentices on board on a variety of apprenticeship programmes within 100 days. The College managed to achieve its target and...

Robbery Bungled By Bear Hug

A masked crook who fled the scene of a bungled robbery after a brave shop assistant wrapped him into a bear hug is being hunted by the police. The 30-year-old hero at Hob Moor News in Small Heath put an...

Expectant Mother Stabbed

40-year-old woman left in critical condition in broad daylight knife attack A heavily pregnant woman who was stabbed in public has thanked those “fearless” individuals who risked their lives to ensure her safety and that of her unborn daughter. The 40-year-old...

Hindus Commend Dudley Primary School Kids Discovering “other” Faiths

Hindus have commended schoolchildren in Dudley (West Midlands, England) celebrating and learning about “other” faiths for three days, calling it a step in the positive direction Hosted by Sledmere Primary School, this Faith City event was joined by children of...

Construction to start on Major New Center for Disabled People in Selly Oak

National charity, Sense, will hold ground-breaking ceremony on Friday Birmingham City Council Leader, John Clancy, will attend ground-breaking ceremony in Selly Oak where the new ‘TouchBase Pears’ centre will be located The major new centre for disabled people in the West...

Charity Runners Raise Over £43k for Refugees by taking on Coventry’s Half Marathon

Penny Appeal team, including The Apprentice stars, hit the streets to support people fleeing conflict. A team of 75 runners from international humanitarian charity Penny Appeal hit the streets of Coventry this weekend, pounding the pavements for over 13 miles...

Bereaved Father Channels Grief into Haroon Jahan Foundation

“These people are just like me and you, they are parents, grandparents, doctors, dentists, nurses, business owners, farmers and they just want to LIVE." More than four years on from the death of his son, Mr Tariq Jahan now...

Saima Ahmed said to have Passed through Birmingham before being found Dead on Golf...

Police forces are trying to demystify the movements Of Saima Ahmed, a woman who passed through Birmingham before being found dead on a golf course in Edinburgh. After a detailed forensic examination of the area, officers confirmed the identity...

Birmingham Wholesaler Pledges Support to the Armed Forces

 Nazir Awan, Managing Director of Awan International and Colonel Maybery, Deputy Commander from 11th Signal & West Midlands Brigade have co-signed the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging Awan International’s Support at their wholesale and distribution business in Hockley, Birmingham. The Armed...

Working with partners to feed the homeless

Birmingham City Council has joined forces with two city charities to help improve the lives of hundreds of homeless people. From 22 February Midland Langar Seva Society (MLSS) will be offering a hot meal service for homeless people from the Digbeth...