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Penny Appeal’s Mini-CEO to Launch MY Helpline

October 10th sees Penny Appeal’s Mini CEO (11-year-old Shakira Rahman) launch the MY (Muslim Youth) Helpline, providing listening and mental health support for young people between the ages of 11 to 24. The MY Helpline is a confidential and...

Caught and Jailed With £800,000 worth of Drugs

A drug dealer caught with £800,000 worth of drugs in his van has been jailed for 6 years. Alum Khan, 28, of Ladypool Road, Sparkhill had been driving a white Mercedes van when he was stopped by police on Highgate...

Prison Sentence Increased For Trainee Accountant

A man was pushed onto tube tracks in London by a drunk trainee accountant after a night out has had his jail term increased. Mathuram Muthuraja, 23, forcibly shoved Harsha Jayasekera off the platform at Barons Court underground in Kensington,...

Dad-of-three Jailed after pleading to Judge

A dad-of-three jailed for 28 months who was caught with cocaine pleaded with the judge not to be sent to jail for the sake of his young family. Abdul Kahir aged 42, was caught with drugs as he vacuumed his...

Halloween Rangoli Art at The Swan Shopping Centre

Families can celebrate two of the most exciting events of the year, Diwali and Halloween, in one free event at the Swan Shopping Centre in Yardley! On Thursday 31 October, a team of professional Rangoli artist will be on hand...

A rousing success for the first ever Midlands Women In Tech Awards ceremony

Our columnist & Birmingham's photographer, Jas Sansi attends the first ever Awards Ceremony celebrating Midlands Women in Technology.  Read his take on why these awards are vital in helping steer the aspiration of greater diversity in Tech. On the evening of 3rd...

Birmingham flyover set to be removed despite objections from locals

Over  15,000 objections have been listed against plans to tear down a major flyover in Birmingham close to the site of the Commonwealth Games athletes village. The £27.1 million project, which would see the removal of the flyover on the...

SALAM PLANET: THE ONE-STOP APP FOR MUSLIM DAILY LIFE

The first ever Muslim digital Lifestyle platform and marketplace for brands, connecting Muslims worldwide, has launched in the UK. Salam Planet provides the ideal solution for Muslims wanting to share great experiences, search for services, engage with brands and...

Asian Corner-Shop film opens all hours (on YouTube)!

October 20th sees the film premier launch at Cineworld O2 (Greenwich) screening the finale of Corner Shop Show. The online comedy series created and starring London born Brit Bangladeshi Islah Abdur-Rahman. “Corner Shop: Thank You, Come Again” the film...

Resilience and Persistance is key

This was the cry from the keynote speaker – Paul Bassi who spoke about operating a business through various stages of the business cycle including recession.  In a tight labour market he spoke about the need to keep your...

Saved By His Doctor Friends

Two doctors who were playing football saved their friends life after he suffered a heart attack. Dilraj Sagoo had been had been playing on the pitch with two doctors at St Margaret’s Pastures in Abbey Park, Leicester in a seven-a-side...

Elderly Man Left Injured After Hit and Run

Police are investigating a hit and run after an elderly man is left lying injured in the road after being hit by driver. The 80-year-old victim was crossing Alum Rock Road, after 1.15pm on Wednesday 2 October close to the...