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Birmingham Man Who Suffered Horrific Attack Named

Birmingham pensioner who was set alight in a horrific attack has been named as Mohammed Rayaz. He was attacked as he walked back from a mosque on Monday 20 March at around 7pm. A man was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion...

West Midlands Bus Strike

Today, thousands of passengers across the Midlands who use the bus as a form of public transport have faced travel chaos due to a big strike. Many workers, school pupils and public were left wondering how they would reach their...

Socially-minded bank claims Chamber’s top award

Unity Trust Bank – a key part of the Birmingham business landscape for nearly 40 years – is celebrating after winning the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Business of the Year award. The Brindleyplace bank, which also won the Contribution...

Council Planning Go-Ahead For BBC’s New Digbeth HQ

BBC Birmingham's move to a new state-of-the-art headquarters in Digbeth moved a significant step closer today, as The Tea Factory was given the green light by Birmingham City Council planners. Last summer the BBC announced plans to move out its...

Asian Business Chamber appoints new president

Omar Rashid was appointed president of the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) at the organisation’s annual general meeting. The AGM was held yesterday at Chamber House in Edgbaston, with the attendance of members and guests. Neelam Afzal, partner and employment...

PRIDE OF BIRMINGHAM AWARDS 2023: WINNERS HONOURED FOR AWE-INSPIRING ACHIEVEMENTS

The BirminghamLive Pride of Birmingham Awards with TSB returns for 2023 on Monday 6 March at The Great Hall, University of Birmingham, to celebrate ordinary Brummies doing extraordinary things. The star-studded awards ceremony, hosted by presenter and actor, Kym...

COACH WHO USES FOOTBALL TO GET YOUNG PEOPLE OFF THE STREETS AMONG WINNERS

A football coach who set up her own team to help get young people off the streets and offer support to her community has been recognised with a TSB Community Hero Award at the Pride of Birmingham Awards 2023....

TECH START-UP LAUNCHES AI-SOLUTION TO LEVEL-UP CLIENT ENGAGEMENT

A new Birmingham-based tech start-up, Supabite, has launched a human-centric product with AI at its heart, in a bid to take on the Silicon Valley giants. With a vision to support businesses that are building customer-focussed brands, Supabite has...

British South Asian rom com ‘Little English’ hits the big screen with UK cinema...

Director Pravesh Kumar MBE’s romantic comedy Little English is coming to a cinema near you from March 17, as part of a nationwide release and tour following successful screenings on the festival circuit last year. Starring an all-British South Asian...

Royal recognition for life-long Bears fan and youth cricket coach

A life-long Bears fan has been honoured by the Prince of Wales for his dedicated community work during the Covid pandemic and contribution to youth cricket coaching. Tariq Ali – who’s spent 20 years volunteering to help children in the...

Get ready for a bigger and better Ramadan with Asda

This year, Asda is celebrating its biggest Ramadan yet with 150 new product lines, more great deals and an easier shopping experience than ever before across the store. As the holy month approaches, Asda is making it easier for customers...

Birmingham’s Ex Lord Mayor Accused of Bribery

Birmingham’s former lord mayor Mohammed Afzal is facing investigation for election bribery for handing gifs to voters during his campaign. Labour politician Mr Afzal, 78, brought legal action seeking to overturn a result in council elections held in May last year. Mr...