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Heartbroken Family Share Loss of Father-of-Five Who Caught COVID-19

Heartbroken relatives of a Walsall man who caught the coronavirus have spoken of their loss. Mumtaz Ahmad, 64 years-old died at Walsall Manor Hospital March 28. A funeral service attended by only around 10 of his closest family, took place at...

Charity Deliver Food To Staff At Heartlands Hospital

Volunteers from Alum Rock Community Forum and the national One Nation Charity deliver food for staff, at Heartlands Hospital  courtesy of local businesses. Variety of food such as pizza, curry, samosas and pakoras are piled up to be shared out among...

Family Appealing For Witnesses Following A Collison In Alum Rock

Devastated family of a 62-year-old grandmother who died following a collision in Alum Rock have appealed for information. Sultan Bi was struck by a Toyota Corolla Verso on the car park near to Azad Supermarket, Alum Rock Road, on the morning...

Grieving Son Urges Public After Dad Passes Away With Coronavirus

A grieving son is urging the public to 'open their eyes' and listen to government warnings, after his dad passed away in hospital with coronavirus less than 24 hours from being diagnosed. Afsar Hussain, aged 86, passed away in the...

Walsall Nurse Critical With Coronavirus

Fit and healthy Mum-of-three and a Walsall staff nurse is critically ill and in intensive. Areema Nasreen, 36-years-old has no underlying health issues, is fighting for her life at Walsall Manor after being diagnosed with coronavirus. She developed the symptoms ten...

Delhi Rapists Executed

Four men guilty of the Delhi gang rape and murder were hanged on Friday 20 March more than seven years after the brutal attack. The hangings were the last step in the brutal December 2012 rape case that stunned India. Akshay...

List of Key Workers Revealed

Today (Friday 20 March) will be the last day for many children at school in England, Scotland and Wales. Schools will close to everyone except vulnerable children, and those with a parent who are key workers. The government published a list...

Trading Standards warn traders over dual-pricing practices

Birmingham’s Trading Standards teams visited shops across the city as part of a clamp-down on dual-pricing, warning traders they face prosecution if found to be exploiting customers in this way. Officers visited shops and supermarkets in Lozells, Nechells, Sparkbrook, Sparkhill...

Charity launches Coronavirus “Listening Line” alongside Emergency Appeal for vulnerable

Tens of thousands of lives are at serious risk from the coronavirus pandemic – especially the elderly, the sick and the homeless. Building on 5 years of domestic welfare programmes, the award winning humanitarian agency Penny Appeal has launched...

Man Jailed For Killing Cousin Over Land Dispute

A man who stabbed his cousin to death over a family row has been given a life sentence. Nadir Ali aged 32, stabbed Hashim Khan 11 times and attacked two of his victim's brothers. Ali, of Edward Road, Balsall Heath, was...

Coronavirus: Schools Will Close

Schools in the England and Northern Ireland will close "until further notice" from Friday 20 March. Earlier today the same measures were announced in Scotland and Wales as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the UK. GCSEs and A-level exams...

Coronavirus: Selfridges to Close

Birmingham’s iconic shopping store Selfridges will close in response to the Coronavirus outbreak and is unknown when they will reopen. The flagship store is one of four being closed across the country. Selfridges said: “The health, safety and wellbeing of our...