Heavy Rain in West Midlands

There is a continued danger of flash flooding from an ensemble of rain that could expand across the country. The storms could generate unsafe driving conditions with reduced visibility and spray from standing water. The Met Office warning said: “Some of...

Ruthless Attack on Pet Dog

Joginder Singh, was filmed repeatedly thrashing his Staffordshire Bull Terrier called Samson, with a pole until he punctured his lung. When the RSPCA salvaged Samson, he was beaten to such a degree that he could not move. He was in...

Gallery 37 Will Return This September

Gallery 37, Birmingham's long-established youth arts participation programme, is set for a major return in September 2016 with a new look and a new home. This year’s Gallery 37 will take place in and around Millennium Point, at the...

Library of Birmingham Lights Up

The lighting up took place as the sun set and was followed by a vigil in Hurst Street, at the heart of Birmingham’s Gay Quarter. Almost 50 people were killed and another 53 were enjured after a heavily-armed gunman released...

Missing the Signs

Researchers have cautioned that teachers are missing all hints of poor mental health among pupils by handling behavioural issues with discipline and punishment. A lack of suitable mental health training means that teachers repeatedly fail to spot psychological distress and...

Tribute For Ali in Birmingham Central Mosque

Hundreds of people attended Birmingham Central Mosque for special prayers in honour of Muhammed Ali. A special tribute took place, with short messages by community leaders and other dignitaries, in loving memory of the world boxing legend, Muhammed Ali. Ali died...

Speed Cameras

It has been confirmed that the new high-tech speed enforcement devices will be switched on in the city and neighboring routes on July 18. The proposal to re-introduce cameras was settled last year, three years since the old ‘wet film’...

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...

Sex Attacker on Birmingham Train

A woman has been exposed to an upsetting sex attack by a fellow passenger as she travelled through Birmingham on a train. The 21-year-old, from Worcester, boarded on Shirley railway station in Solihull when a man, who was described as...

Beauty Extravaganza With a Message

A beauty extravaganza with a very thoughtful and somber message is being held in Birmingham to highlight the far reaching trauma of domestic abuse and honour-based violence. The Style in the City women’s-only event is being held by Breaking the...