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    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...

    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...