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Vegetarian Hindu man served beef by Pizza Hut

A Hindu man from the Midlands who has never eaten meat in his life was served beef at a Pizza Hut restaurant. Abhishek Bhartiya, 30, visited the chain's Corner house restaurant in Nottingham on Sunday 17th February with his...

Solihull village to get new and much needed medical centre approved

A new medical centre is to be constructed in Marston Green, despite fears that the scheme could set a dangerous example for green belt development. Hopes scheme will meet rising demand, but green belt land will be lost. Solihull Council's...

Clampdown on insistent begging on Stratford Road Sparkbrook

Locals are furious demanding action to tackle ‘aggressive’ beggars along the Stratford Road, A34. One plain clothes officer was approached five times by one beggar. Residents claim dishonest beggars have taken over the busy main road at the junction of...

Taxi overturned in crash on Stratford Road Hall Green passenger thrown out of window

A passenger in a taxi was thrown through the window and ended up beneath the overturned cab in a dreadful accident on one of Birmingham's busiest roads the A34. Fire crews said the other car involved left the crash...

A Royal Mail post box placed in middle of driveway in Moseley

A house in Moseley, South Birmingham which is less than a stones throw away from a post box, because it is plonked in its newly widened driveway. Council investigating 'unauthorised works' after residents stumped over siting of box on...

Seriously ill grandmother from West Bromwich is now back in the UK

A grandmother who was taken seriously ill in Mexico but found insurers would not pay her £200,000 medical bills as  been flown back to the UK. Maxine Howell, from West Bromwich, was taken straight to Sandwell Hospital in a critical...

Wolverhampton to receive £50m for Westside scheme bringing new leisure attractions

The £50 million renovation of Wolverhampton city centre is back in motion after funding issues were ironed out. The plans include bringing a new cinema, shopping experience, restaurants and family leisure attractions and multi-storey car park to the city...

Man from Sparkhill denied heart transplant because of overstayed visa dies

A dad from Sparkhill, East Birmingham who was rejected an NHS heart transplant and ordered to pay £32,000 for end-of-life care has died. Nasar Ullah Khan's funeral was taking place at Zia ul Quran Jamia Mosque in Alum Rock. Mr Khan...

Children from the ethnic minority (BAME) Community in Birmingham more likely to be sentenced...

Ethnic minority children are more likely to fall out of the law in Birmingham than their white peers. A further 396 black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) children were cautioned during the same period - or one in every...

BYSA Girls walk in the footsteps of their hero’s

Mead, Bronze and Daly are some of the names on the score sheet from Englands last international match. If you were expecting Kane, Rashford or Sterling, don’t worry, this was the England Women’s team. This weekend BYSA took its Girls...

Newborn baby pulled from storm drain after passersby’s heard crying

Crowds cheered as a new born baby girl was brought to the surface safely after a three-hour rescue operation near Durban, South Africa. A newborn baby girl has been pulled out of a storm drain after a dramatic three-hour rescue...