Acorns Children’s Hospice Santa Run

One mum tells us what a difference Acorn's can make for families in need and is encouraging people to sign up for the Santa Run on Saturday 8 December. Najma Sajid’s daughter Tanisha was born with an extremely rare,...

Shop saddling up for huge charity effort to provide free bikes to children this...

A Birmingham bike shop is helping Christmas come early for scores of children from low income families after peddling ahead with a charity initiative. Bargain Bikes, in Selly Park, aims to give away 100 bikes to local youngsters, in time...

Birmingham Charity Ball Raises a Record Over £100,000 For UK Sepsis Trust

The M&W (Mahan & Wouhra family) Charity Ball on Saturday 3rd November raised a record total of £100,134 in their second year for the UK Sepsis Trust and mental health charity MIND. Over 650 guests came together including special guests...

Unveiling of the UK’S First South Asian WW1 Soldier

The High Street in Smethwick saw hundreds of people gathering to witness the unveiling of the Lions of the Great War monument, a 10-foot high bronze statue of a Sikh soldier, cast to commemorate 100 years since the end...

DIWALI PUPPET PARADE AND PERFORMANCE EXTRAVAGANZA

A fascinating new Diwali spectacle comes to the city of Leicester on November 2. Brought to you by Inspirate’s An Indian Summer (AIS), the show will bring a contemporary twist to the story of Diwali. A giant Puppet parade...

SME News Award and more charitable endeavours cap off a great year for Birmingham’s...

Bootcamp Media has been recognised as “Birmingham’s Best Marketing & Web Design Agency” in the 2018 SME News UK Enterprise Awards. Based in Birmingham’s beautiful Jewellery Quarter, Bootcamp Media is a team of creative, driven individuals who excel at web...

Student’s artwork takes off for India

A UK student at Birmingham City University has presented the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, and the Mayor of the West Midlands with an award-winning piece of art that will be hand-delivered to the Indian...

2018 marks 50 years since the birth of Reggae

2018 marks 50 years since the birth of Reggae. This year, BASS festival will pay homage to the music, arts, culture and heritage of a genre that has enriched the cultural fabric of the world over the last five decades. BASS2018 features live...

Time for positive intent on the High Street 

“Off the back of a strong Q3 trading results, Retailers should take positive action in Q4 to finish the year strong.” This was the big message coming out of the Midlands Retail Forum quarterly update that took place this...

BYSA Organisation celebrated with prestigious Queens Award

This weekend, BYSA (Birmingham Youth Sports Academy) officially received the Queens Award for Voluntary Services (QAVS) in a presentation ceremony on Saturday morning at Small Heath Wellbeing Centre. The presentation was made by the Lord Lieutenant John Crabtree OBE...