Sunday, June 25, 2017

Labour Lets Down LGBT Community

One of Birmingham’s rising political figures has lodged a formal complaint against the prevalence of homophobia within the Birmingham Labour Party. 19-year-old Luke Holland yesterday resigned his role as Youth Officer for the Hall Green constituency, citing the issue...

My Choice. My Right. My Life.

‘My choice. My right. My life: The Forced Marriage Conference’ will take place at Ark St Alban’s Academy on Saturday 19th March 2016, 10am – 3.30pm.  A forced marriage is a marriage in which  one or both spouses do not...

Welcoming The Sugar Tax

Birmingham health chief, Cllr Paulette Hamilton, has welcomed Government plans for a sugar tax on soft drinks as ‘a victory for children’s health’. In his 2016 Budget, Chancellor George Osborne this afternoon unveiled a tax on the makers of sugary...

We Won’t Be Second Best, Says Region

Birmingham business leaders have accused the Chancellor of shunning the West Midlands in his Budget – and warned the region would not be relegated to ‘second best.’ Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce went on the attack after George Osborne made...

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...