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80-year-old women charged with murder of husband

Mavis Eccleston appeared at Stafford Crown Court on Monday, where she denied the charge and was granted conditional bail. An 80-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of her husband at their bungalow near Cannock. Mavis Eccleston appeared at Stafford...

Police officer seriously hurt in Birmingham crash

A Police officer is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash in Birmingham yesterday morning.  The male officer was in a police car which crashed with a vehicle being pursued by other officers. He was not involved in...

Big clean up in the City from the local community

Birmingham workers traded their day to day jobs to become litter-busting heroes to help clean up the streets for thousands of extra summer shoppers. Kitted out with litter-picking tools, workers from John Lewis, Primark, Selfridges, Metro Bank and M&S took...

Birmingham Council’s first modular home

Built in a warehouse around 20 miles away, craned into place in an hour and its new tenants ready to move in – this is Birmingham City Council’s first ever modular home. The modern looking two-bedroom detached property was unveiled...

Cricket – Pakistan fall short despite Amir’s Heroics

What a game. With both sides focusing on pace (dropping their main spinner) it was always going to be interesting how the tactic was going to work out. Amir was superb. He reminded me of his first tour to...

Man who threatened to jump from bridge jailed

A protester who brought rush-hour traffic to a standstill when he threatened to jump off a bridge has been jailed for five months. Nicki Maynard-Hughes caused “extreme disruption” to thousands of motorists and commuters when he staged his one-man protest...

New homeless centre to open in Wolverhampton

Plans have been approved for a new centre for the homeless in Wolverhampton. The Good Shepherd Resource Centre will move to a new site in Waterloo Road where it will offer up to 30 overnight shelter spaces for rough sleepers. The...

New Orange Jerseys for the India cricket team

In this year’s ICC World Cup 2019, the Indian team will be rocking a new orange jersey which has been inspired by the Indian football team kit. Virat Kohli-led Team India will be seen wearing orange jersey in two...

Chamber President to take a jump for charity

Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce president Saqib Bhatti got a taste of what to expect from his forthcoming charity parachute jump when he visited the Bear Grylls Adventure. Intrepid Saqib will be jumping from a plane on 28 June to raise money...

Punjab United Gravesend FC

BBC1 DOCUMENTARY - 17TH JUNE @19:30 Punjab United from Gravesend, Kent, was formed in 2003, like most clubs they started up as a grassroots team playing amateur Sunday league football. Although the club is run & managed by British Sikhs, Punjab...

Sidelines to Centre Stage

A truly unique project articulating the voices of women who have survived some of life’s most extreme situations premiers at Midlands Arts Centre and Bradford Literature Festival. Abda Khan, author of the novels Stained and Razia, and British Muslim...

Jailed Surgeon told To Pay Or Serve More Jail Time

A jailed surgeon who is currently serving time has been told to pay back more than £330,000 or face more jail time after botched medical procedures. Sudip Sarker, 50, lied about his experience and expertise when he was got £80,000...