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Schoolboy Stabbing in Sparkbrook

A 15-year-old boy was knifed in Sparkbrook just before 3pm on Monday, January 20. The teenager was found slumped in Grantham Road and near the junction with Webster Close where passers-by rushed to his aid and tended to his wounds. The boy...

West Midlands awards for business and community excellence set to recognise diverse successes

A vibrant awards ceremony highlighting achievements amid a wealth of diverse West Midlands business, charity and not-for-profit talent is set to be held this weekend. The In Touch With Gala Awards  is an invitation-only event for members to recognise those who have...

Woman Racially Attacked At Tesco

A woman was assaulted and dragged by a car in a Tesco car park on Saturday 18 January in Hodge Hill. Police are investigating an alleged racially aggravated attack. Members of the public gathered around a person who was lying on...

Lint Group Tackles Inequality Head On Supporting the Official Launch of BAME Hammer’s

Lint Group sponsors West Ham’s Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Fans Group, the first ever in the UK. On Saturday 18th January BAME Hammers held a launch alongside ‘Kick it out’ day. Former professional footballer, Carlton Cole supported the...

Online screening of acclaimed play Mushy: Lyrically Speaking based on the story of Musharaf...

Rifco Theatre Company’s acclaimed rap infused play Mushy: Lyrically Speaking will stream online on its Facebook platform on Friday 07 February at 19:30. Based on the true story of Educating Yorkshire’s Musharaf Asghar, the teenager who captured the hearts of...

Nottingham Student Dies After Being Attacked

A Nottingham university student died in hospital following an assault. Police have launched a murder investigation after Arjun Singh, 20, who was studying at Nottingham Trent University, died after being taken to the Queen's Medical Centre following the attack in...

Fight at Sidhu Moose Wala Concert at 02 Academy

A fight broke out in the crowd at Sidhu Moose Wala’s concert at the Birmingham O2 Academy on Saturday 18 January. A video that has been circled shows the concert is stopped as Sidhu asks everyone to calm down. One...

Grade II listed Wolverhampton hotel turns green for Blue Monday

The Iconic Grade II listed Ramada Resort Park Hall Hotel in Wolverhampton has turned green this Blue Monday, as part of a region-wide-campaign to raise awareness around mental health. The hotel and spa based on Park Drive also used the...

Robbers Forced Victim To Pay £20 To Get Phone Back

West Midlands Police have released a CCTV image of four men they would like to speak to. A 64-year-old man was forced to hand over £20 to a robber to retrieve his phone moments after he was threatened at knifepoint. West...

Sandwell College bolsters commitment to creative students with new partnership

Creative students from Sandwell College will now have the chance to work with esteemed industry experts including BBC Music Introducing and the Welsh National Opera, thanks to a new partnership between the college and the National Skills Academy –...

Owner of Shisha Bar Prosecuted

The owner of a shisha bar in Leicester has been fined for smoking in his own establishment. Bhavik Chavda, the director of Embassy Lounge by Bharaja, was caught smoking with other men, in a shelter at the back by Officials...

Bravery Award For Lorry Driver

A lorry driver who rescued a woman trapped in her burning car on the M1 which exploded seconds later, has been given a bravery award for his heroic actions. John Rastrick from Chesterfield risked his own life to save Pari...