Five West Midlands Schools Set To Battle For Prestigious Award Backed By HRH The...

Five schools from across the West Midlands are set to battle it out to be crowned as the region’s most enterprising school as part of a flagship education initiative driven by Mosaic, HRH The Prince of Wales’ mentoring charity. Teams...

Funding Cuts to Phoenix Hall

“We are frustrated at the fact that our community continues to bare the brunt of cuts." Local outrage as funding cuts mean closure for Phoenix Hall. Bournville Village Trust (BVT) caused public dismay when they announced that the Trust will...

Charity runners on their marks for Coventry half marathon

The Apprentice stars join Penny Appeal team to help refugees A 75-strong team from charity Penny Appeal are on their marks and all set to go next weekend for Coventry’s Half Marathon, and have already raised over £30,000 to support...

Solihull Students Help Family On BBC’s DIY SOS

Solihull College & University Centre’s construction students have volunteered their time and expertise to lend their skills to a family in Shropshire who were in need of support. The plastering students worked on set of the BBC’s long running TV...

Dudley people back the West Midlands Combined Authority

There were five key questions relating to the proposed Combined Authority’s role and functions and, specifically, about the Scheme document that was submitted to government three months ago. The survey ran on the WMCA’s website for three weeks (18 January...

Four Gaza Universities Rebuilt by Manchester Charity

"Bloodshed and economic sanctions have left the people of Gaza stuck in deprivation and it could never move forward whilst its institutes of higher education lay in ruin.” Human Appeal, a Manchester-based humanitarian aid charity, has completed a project where...

A Ripple Effect

“I grew up in a family where the stereotypical gender roles were not really observed,” Dr Mavalvala says. “So I grew up thinking women can, must and should do anything and everything. That is very important for me.” A Pakistani-born...

London To Dominate Video Gaming World

City to receive £1.2m investment to help make it the world’s games capital The video games and interactive entertainment industry in London is set to receive a boost of £1.2m to launch Games London, a groundbreaking new initiative to transform...

Cameron ‘Doesn’t Understand Muslim Women’

"The real question I would ask the prime minister is this: how comfortable is he with accepting the genuine choices of women, educated and literate, when they don’t fit with his world view?” Prime Minister Comes Under Fire From...

Driver in Fatal Crash to Serve Only 6 Months in Prison

Zubair Hussain: “My children will always carry the psychological burden of this terrible tragedy." Driver Shammas Rehman will serve just 6 months in jail for the fatal crash that resulted in the death of pregnant mom-of-two Tahira Parveen. Parveen, 30, who...