100 Apprentices in 100 Days

Last year, during national apprenticeship week, Solihull College & University Centre set itself a challenge of getting 100 new apprentices on board on a variety of apprenticeship programmes within 100 days. The College managed to achieve its target and...

Potential Blood Stem Cells Donors Flood in for Vithiya

Thousands came and registered as potential blood stem cells donors at events over the last two weekends to find a matching blood stem cell donor for 24 year old Vithiya Alphons. They came along to events in Birmingham, London and...

Finalists for Signature Awards Announced

The finalists for the Signature Awards have been announced. The categories include excellence in finance ( Paresh Bodhani and Chan Nandhray ), Excellence in Law ( Dee Kundi, Kavita Bachada, Anurag Singh), Excellence in Banking ( Chan Nandhray, Mandeep...

Hindus Commend Dudley Primary School Kids Discovering “other” Faiths

Hindus have commended schoolchildren in Dudley (West Midlands, England) celebrating and learning about “other” faiths for three days, calling it a step in the positive direction Hosted by Sledmere Primary School, this Faith City event was joined by children of...

Tariq Jahan Diaries: Part 1

The State of Things We were motivated to go over to Lesvos to help with the refugee crisis that was taking place in Europe. We had seen pictures of refugees coming over to Greece and, what with Greece having its...

Charity Runners Raise Over £43k for Refugees by taking on Coventry’s Half Marathon

Penny Appeal team, including The Apprentice stars, hit the streets to support people fleeing conflict. A team of 75 runners from international humanitarian charity Penny Appeal hit the streets of Coventry this weekend, pounding the pavements for over 13 miles...

Bereaved Father Channels Grief into Haroon Jahan Foundation

“These people are just like me and you, they are parents, grandparents, doctors, dentists, nurses, business owners, farmers and they just want to LIVE." More than four years on from the death of his son, Mr Tariq Jahan now...

Saima Ahmed said to have Passed through Birmingham before being found Dead on Golf...

Police forces are trying to demystify the movements Of Saima Ahmed, a woman who passed through Birmingham before being found dead on a golf course in Edinburgh. After a detailed forensic examination of the area, officers confirmed the identity...

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...