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Mayor pledges support for funding bids to transform high streets

Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has pledged his support to local authorities bidding for a share of £675 million to transform their town centres into modern, vibrant community hubs. Local authorities across the West Midlands are bidding for...

Young professionals chase £30,000 prize as Future Faces achieve record growth

Future Faces will celebrate another record year – during which it has doubled in size – at the ICC in Birmingham in September. The young professionals’ arm of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce is staging its fifth annual awards...

Security increased for Friday prayers as five Birmingham mosques were attacked

Police are ongoing an investigation into a series of mosque attacks in Birmingham which left five religious buildings vandalised. West Midlands Police have confirmed that security at mosques in Birmingham will be increased for Friday prayers. Windows of five mosques...

Five mosques in Birmingham attacked with sledgehammers

Investigations linking counter-terrorism officers has been launched after mosques in Birmingham had their windows smashed with a sledgehammer overnight. Neighbourhood officers are working closely with mosques around the West Midlands today. Officers were called at 2.32am on Thursday 21st March...

JustGiving Appeal for ‘beautiful and superstar brothers’ Funeral

A JustGiving appeal to raise funds for the funeral of two "beautiful baby boys" who were tragically killed in an horrendous crash has been launched. Sanjay and Pawanveer Singh died when their BMW collided with an Audi S3 at the...

Passenger Claims Racial Profiling on Flight

A passenger on a EasyJet flights claims he was the victim of 'racial profiling' after an airline steward burst into the toilet he was using during the flight. Adil Kayani, from Sutton Coldfield, was interrupted by a male employee. The steward...

Vaisakhi Celebrations in Birmingham – 28th April 2019

April is the time of year when Sikhs around the world celebrate the festival of Vaisakhi, one of the most important dates in the Sikh calendar. The festival marks several important events including; the time Sikhi was created as a...

Serious Hygiene Failings Causing Restaurant Fine of £10,800

An Indian restaurant in Lye is being given a hefty fine of £10,800 after failing serious hygiene.  Dudley Council’s environmental health officers inspected Isha’s restaurant in October 2017. Owners, Rajori Garden Ltd, and company director, Ram Lal pleaded guilty to five...

Moor Street station Birmingham will get a huge revamp

Moor Street station in Central Birmingham is set to undergo a major renovation which will see two new platforms built to cope with the expected increase of five million passengers per year by 2043. Transport chiefs reveal early concepts...

Two children killed in Birmingham New Road car crash

A police manhunt is under way after a driver fled the scene in Wolverhampton, after causing a serious car accident. Two brothers have died and their mother left seriously injured after their car was hit in a crash just moments...

New Zealand 49 killed in two mosque shootings Birmingham reacts with grief

The two shootings in New Zealand have left Forty-nine people killed and four people are in custody after a terrorist attack during Friday prayers at two mosques. The disturbing incident unfolded in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. Birmingham has reacted with...

New services at J4 M42 in Solihull but local residents object

Some fresh images depicting what a new motorway services in Solihull could look like have been released. As more than 1,000 residents in the neighbouring area object to the new development.  Applegreen Plc has announced more than a dozen artist's...