Honour Killing in Handsworth

Rahmat Sulemani, the tragic boyfriend of an honour killing victim has been discovered hanged. Mr Sulemani tells us in 2007 how he had fallen in love with Ms Mahmod. He said: “We became close friends and at first it was...

Who Will You Vote?

The voting has started and the elections office have decided to observe conduct throughout the city to avoid electoral fraud in Birmingham. Conservative leader Robert Alden has publicized his opinion regarding this matter: “Given the history of electoral fraud in...

Domestic Abuse Charity Closed

Domestic violence has risen by almost 50 per cent in Walsall over the last five years. After a long battle for funds, the charity have decided to remain active in the community but close their offices. A statement from the Walsall...

Penny Appeal Raise 5k

A team from international humanitarian charity Penny Appeal, which recently established a base on Ladypool Road, successfully completed the Great Birmingham 10k on Sunday (1st May), raising £5,000 to care for and educate orphans and needy children. Coming together as...

It’s My Right! No Forced Marriages

We're calling for schools, colleges, youth centres and community centres to be directly involved in our 'Stand up, speak out and reject Forced Marriage' initiative. This initiative is about every part of our communities being a part of collective...

Power Punch Proves Fatal

Harrowing CCTV footage was shown at Wolverhampton Crown Court, showing Salhan and fellow doorman Jonathon Davies, viciously attacking guests who remained at event after it had finished. 37-year-old Salhan, who had been hired as security staff for the event in...

Graduate Found Lying to Police over speeding Sting

Ayesha Ahmed, of Baptist End Road, Netherton, was caught twice speeding by the same speed camera near her home in St. Peter’s Road on July 30th last year. The 27-year-old was then said to have paid £450 worth of cash...

Every Garment Has a Name

In 2013 the Rana Plaza in Bangladesh collapsed killing over 1100 garment workers and reigniting the debate around worker safety issues and the human cost of fast fashion. Despite high street brands promising safer working conditions for factory workers, little...

Behind the Brand Look at Co-op Food Gives Students Careers Boost

Students visited the recently launched central Walsall store, where they heard from managers about the firm’s history, from how it first started to its rapid growth today, where it has amassed over 2,800 stores including one in every UK...

Locals Lodge Complaints about Lorry ‘Eyesore’

Branded as an ‘eyesore’ by the locals, 43-year-old Azam has no choice but to sell his converted delivery lorry or face further legal action, but most don’t know that there is more to the large vehicle, than meets the...