Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat

University of Birmingham experts joined medical professionals in India to set up an innovative research centre that will help to improve care for surgical patients. Among the first studies to be launched would be a surgical trial to look at...

Food enthusiasts share their family favourites with Asda this Ramadan

With a few weeks to the onset of Ramadan, people start looking for inspiration for their Iftars and want meal ideas their families can enjoy and bond over. Ramadan is observed across the globe and many flavours can be...

Forget Me Not displays pop up around the city in Hospice’s 40th anniversary year

Throughout April and May, Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice will be bringing six ‘pop-up’ displays of wrought iron forget-me-not flowers to locations throughout the city during its 40thanniversary year. A local hospice’s Forget Me Not display will be blooming across...

Mayor of the West Midlands calls on Government to apologise for Amritsar massacre

The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, has today called on the Government to apologise on the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh, or Amritsar, massacre. The Mayor visited the site of the incident in October last year following a...

Gone but not forgotten – Charity Walk

Readers are being encouraged to sign up to the annual Forget-Me-Not-Walk which takes place at Beale Wildlife Park next month. The charity walk, organised by Sue Ryder, the charity, and sponsored by Balfour Beatty, the construction giant, aims to...

Touchwood supports Thyagaraja Festival 2019

This year’s popular annual Thyagaraja Festival will take place in Solihull later this month. The Festival, led by Shruthi UK, a Solihull-based South Asian arts & culture organisation, will bring to life the songs, rhythms and teachings of Thyagaraja, one...

Nominations open for leading awards event

The regional business community continues to thrive and contribute by creating wealth and employing thousands in the region, according to a leading businessman despite the gloom around political events in London. Ninder Johal’s comments came as preparations are in place...

Car dumped on city centre Metro Line halting services

A red Hyundai Getz brought a city Metro service to a standstill, after being dumped on the tram tracks. Services were halted to and from Grand Central as it was abandoned in the middle of the line. The vehicle was...

BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM & ART GALLERY CELEBRATES BOOST IN VISITOR FIGURES

Birmingham Museums is celebrating as visitor figures released today by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) reveal that over 831,500 people visited Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG) last year, after a bumper year of exhibitions, events and...

Pair of Drug Dealers Jailed

A pair of drug dealers have been jailed after they travelled to Wellington from Wolverhampton and Birmingham to sell crack cocaine and heroin to drug users in the area. Gurpreet Singh and Mohammed Tayyab were arrested after police were informed...