CROSSING ALL BOUNDARIES, GLOBALLY

World Music Conference 2019 promotes Mental Health key messages   ‘It is events like this that bring us all together irrespective of our differences, which provide a platform for us to celebrate the sheer diversity, in terms of world...

Birmingham Awards; Recognise, Reward and Roar

Birmingham Awards return for the fifth year to stamp overdue praise on the city’s brightest and best. Jas Sansi was there to capture the Award winners celebrating a sparkling night at the Library of Birmingham.Heading across the city to photograph...

Birmingham Family With Help From Interpol Search For Missing Mum

A mum-of-seven from Birmingham has gone missing after travelling to Mecca on pilgrimage. Zahida Begum, of Ward End left for Saudi Arabia on Sunday 27 October with son and three days into her trip she disappeared from her hotel and hasn't...

Permanent mural celebrating future icons in the Black community gets unveiled in Digbeth, Birmingham

Bass Festival curators Aliyah Hasinah and Rtkal have taken this years festival to another level by curating the largest permanent mural in Birmingham, celebrating Future Black icons and influencers of music and culture. As young artistic entrepreneurs both Aliyah...

Bootcamp Media’s Jamil Shabir wins The Chief Executive Award 2019

Downtown in Business Birmingham awarded Bootcamp Media CEO the prestigious Chief Executive’s Award. Hosted at the fabulous Edgbaston Cricket Club, the third annual City of Birmingham Business Awards was attended by over 300 of the region’s leading business personalities. The awards...

ASDA Celebrates Diwali

Popular Food Blogger, Sandhya Hariharan creates an exclusive menu for ASDA’s Diwali Fiesta, this year. Besides being a festival for twinkling lights, Diwali is also time for beautiful traditions, vibrant colours, stunning fireworks and delicious food! And when it comes...

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...

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...

Who Will Be Crowned Mrs Wold Punjaban UK 2019

Contestants for Mrs Wold Punjaban UK 2019, literally stopped traffic as they crossed the road to preform their first task of the Boot Camp, which is part of the process to crown the winners at the Grand Finale, being...