Children from the ethnic minority (BAME) Community in Birmingham more likely to be sentenced...

Ethnic minority children are more likely to fall out of the law in Birmingham than their white peers. A further 396 black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) children were cautioned during the same period - or one in every...

Joseph Chamberlain College Highgate stabbing

A Birmingham teenager, believed to be a first-year student, suffered a stab wound to his chest on Wednesday. He is in a critical condition after he was stabbed after a disturbance at a city college. The horrific incident unfolded...

Birmingham air pollution causing a shocking number of deaths

Approximately 500 deaths in a single year in Birmingham were due to raised levels of air pollution. New figures from Public Health England suggest one in 18 deaths of people over 30 in Birmingham (5.6%) in 2017 may be...

Carnage as ‘a drunk driver’ ploughs into four parked cars

The suspect was driving a £25,000 VW Golf before smashing into a row of vehicles on Handsworth New Road in Handsworth. A suspected drink-driver left a trail of devastating damage after smashing into four parked cars - before going on...

£100,000 of National Lottery funding up for grabs to celebrate community spirit in the...

Following the huge success of the first Mayor’s Community Weekend last year, communities across the West Midlands are being given double the cash to host celebrations this summer. Grants of up to £500 will be on offer to groups across...

NHS offers TB screening in Birmingham

The NHS in Birmingham will be visiting local mosques and gurdwaras to screen eligible people, who may be carrying tuberculosis (TB) without realising it. If you are aged 16-35, were born in one of the 70 at-risk countries, including Thailand,...

Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown donates money to family of Stafford house fire victims

Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown donates £700 to the family of four young siblings killed in a house fire when he performed in Stafford. The comedian was playing at The Gatehouse Theatre on Friday, three days after four children lost their lives...

Rum & Reggae Festival coming to Birmingham

The vibrant Rum and Reggae Festival is coming back to Birmingham this year. The night is set out to give visitors a real reggae experience a the night features carnival dancers, steel performances and a range of authentic food. Birmingham’s own...

Masked robbers threaten workers at Bearwood Road shops

Masked robbers threatened staff in two Bearwood high street shops today before fleeing with a large amount of cash. The two men targeted both the Iceland and Poundland on Sunday morning. The two men entered Iceland in Bearwood Road at around...

Birmingham Labour Bus Summit – Have Your Say

On 7th of March the first ever Bus Summit will take place. The Labour council would like you to attend and hear your feedback on their plans. The Shadow Transport Secretary, Andy McDonald MP, Birmigham City Council Leader, Ian Ward...