Officers Found Gun, £200k and Cocaine in Wardrobe

Police discovered a loaded gun and nearly £200k cash in used notes from a convicted Black Country drug trafficker’s home. Aaron Chander, 26 had his house on Stafford Road, Wolverhampton raided when officers found a pistol with 20 bullets, cocaine,...

Cloud Nine Shisha Lounge Shut Down

City centre Shisha lounge has temporarily been shut down by the police after customers were suspected to have been taking ‘psychoactive substances.’ A closure notice was served on the Cloud Nine Shisha Lounge, on Gooch Street North, on May 9,...

Graduate Gunned Down In A Late Night Shooting

A university graduate was gunned down in a late-night street shooting around 11pm on Tuesday 15 May. The victim, named locally as Abdul Rahman, was shot in the chest on Stratford Place, Birmingham. He was later pronounced dead in...

Bearded Broz In Ramadan Film

Social media platform WOKE have released a new film ahead of Ramadan featuring the local Birmingham group, Bearded Broz. The film features their work running ‘Salma Food Bank’ and their commitment to providing food and assistance to those most in...

British Asians team up to ‘Fast for a Day’ in support of Barnardo’s

British Asian celebrities have teamed up with Barnardo’s to ‘Fast For A Day...for Barnardo’s’ to help raise awareness of services that support some of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people. Fast For A Day will see some of...
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Be Kaiya’s Donor – An Urgent Appeal to Save A Young Girl’s Life

In a heart-breaking appeal that no parent should ever have to post, the mum and dad of five-year-old Kaiya Desai, who has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of leukaemia, are urgently seeking a stem cell donor to...

Locals Take To The Streets To Catch Burglar

A community of around 50 residents took to the streets to chase and catch a suspected burglar. Amazing scenes caught on camera of a witness showing members of the neighbourhood watch and residents pouting out into the area in a...

Reckless Driver Jailed for Car Cruising at 90mph

Footage was captured on police dash-cam showing a VW Golf driver Atif Qasim flew over an island on the A47 Heartlands Parkway, near Star City, while racing a BMW. As part of Operation Hercules, tackling street racers officers gave pursuit...

Ceiling Collapses at Primary Academy

A Birmingham Primary school has had part of its ceiling collapse with one child taken to hospital. Nechells E-ACT Primary Academy was evacuated when a portion of a classroom ceiling fell on a group of year-two pupils on Thursday 10...

A wholesome Sehri helps keeps the hunger pangs away

To beat the long fasting hours, it is imperative to have the right choice of food during the holy month of Ramadan. So, while there is a lot of focus on Iftari, which is the time to replenish, it...

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF SAATHI HOUSE-BIRMINGHAM

Over the last year to mark Saathi House’s 40thanniversary, we embarked on collecting stories and photographs of twenty individuals who have used Saathi House over the past 40 years. We have collected stories from some of the first service...

Imam Jailed for Raping Teenager

An imam who raped a teenager during 'spiritual healing' was jailed for 15 years and slammed by a judge as being “a fraud, a charlatan and a disgrace to your religion”. Komar Uddin (68) wept in the dock at Leicester Crown...