Birmingham Council’s first modular home

Built in a warehouse around 20 miles away, craned into place in an hour and its new tenants ready to move in – this is Birmingham City Council’s first ever modular home. The modern looking two-bedroom detached property was unveiled...

Man who threatened to jump from bridge jailed

A protester who brought rush-hour traffic to a standstill when he threatened to jump off a bridge has been jailed for five months. Nicki Maynard-Hughes caused “extreme disruption” to thousands of motorists and commuters when he staged his one-man protest...

Paying Out For A Faulty Car

Market Trader owner from Birmingham is forking out £1,200 each month a Range Rover that he hasn’t driven since September 2018. Abid Shah from Small Heath purchased the luxury Autobiography model in September 2016 that cost him £150,000. Abid signed up...

Thugs Stab Aid Worker At Home

Masked thugs stabbed an aid worker after he attended early morning prayers. The gang stormed into his home just before 3am on Sunday 1 June smashing the porch door. Ahmed Mohamed, 41-years old from Showell Green Lane, Sparkhill was stabbed as...

Worshippers Gathered in Small Heath Park for Prayers

Muslims across the world are celebrating Eid, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Over 100,000 gathered on Tuesday 4 June in Small Heath Park for prayer. Last year, 140,000 people attended the event, according to organisers, expected a...

Hit-and-Run Outside Mosque

A father and son have been injured in a hit-and-run outside a mosque after saying prayers in Leicester and the dad is in intensive care. The father and his teenage son were crossing Humberstone Raod at the nearby Masjid At-Taqwa...

Police Discover Drugs Worth £2million

Undercover cops discovered 18 kilos of heroin worth street value of £2million after a sting operation and two drug dealers arrested. Rajinder Kumar, aged 31, of Uplands Road, Handsworth and partner Abol Bosher, 35, from Southall, London, were arrested after...

Handsworth Gurdwara Has Windows Smashed

A Sikh temple on Rookery Road in Handsworth had its windows smashed in a callous vandal attack on the evening of Tuesday 28 May., West Midlands Police are investigating after the Gurdwara Bebe Nanaki Ji had bricks thrown through windows. Police...

Home Owners Can Extend Their Homes Without Planning Application

A change in the law will allow home owners  across England to extend their properties without the need for a full planning application. Families can put a single-storey rear extension on their property of up to six metres for terraced...

Sajid Javid Vows to Put 20,000 Police On The Streets

Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid has vowed  to oversee 20,000 extra police officers "pounding the pavements" if elected Prime Minister. Mr Javid, the current Home Secretary, told The Sun he would spend £1 billion over three years to put "police on...