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    Edgbaston Stadium and Green Lane Masjid Unite For Eid Celebrations

    Edgbaston Stadium hosted one of the biggest Eid al-Fitr celebrations in the country yesterday as it welcomed around 2,000 visitors for prayers through a partnership with Birmingham’s Green Lane Masjid & Community Centre (GLMCC). Staged on Edgbaston’s Colts (training) Ground,...

    Edgbaston to host Eid al-Fitr Prayer with Green Lane Masjid

    Edgbaston Stadium is partnering with Green Lane Masjid and Community Centre (GLMCC) to host Eid al-Fitr celebrations on its Colts (training) Ground. Eid is expected to fall on either Sunday 1 May or Monday 2 May, based on the sighting...

    Birmingham Desi Bar Helps Support Mental Health Issues

    A pub chain is taking on a new scheme to help break down taboos about mental health in the South Asian community, say organisers. The Mixy and Chill movement aims to ease access to support services and help start conversations...

    Handsworth Helping Hands Help Draw Attention To Fly-Tipping

    A brown piano was delivered to the corner of Church Vale in Handsworth with the of litter group Handsworth Helping Hands. Members say the idea is to draw attention to fly-tipping in the area and across Birmingham. Helping Hands committee member Shaik Ahmed...

    Vaisakhi celebration set to return to West Park

    The countdown to Vaisakhi has begun, with thousands of visitors expected at Wolverhampton's premier park for the annual celebrations in May. The event, which has been postponed for the last two years during the coronavirus pandemic, will see the popular...

    Park Regis Launches Their New Indian Restaurant

    On the day of Holi, the Hindu festival that celebrates Spring, love and new life the award-winning hotel on Five Ways island has revealed their plans for the new Indus restaurant in a blaze of colour. The bar and...

    Thousands Raised In Memory Of Teen Boxer Killed in Crash

    Loved ones have been raising thousands of pounds in memory teen boxer Ali Tazeem who was killed in a devastating car smash on Sunday. The Wolverhampton athlete was dubbed to be the next Amir Khan. Ali was part of Walsall's Pound...

    Bears announce new production team for Vitality Blast match days

    With just six weeks to go until the opening game of this year’s Vitality Blast at Edgbaston, the Bears have confirmed members of a new off-field team to support the in-bowl experience and live stream for those tuning in...

    Tributes To Hit-and-Run Pensioner

    A man has been charged over the hit-and-run that killed a pensioner along Washwood Heath Road on Tuesday 5 April. Irshad Begum was struck at just before 4.40pm. The 80-year-old sadly died from her injuries shortly afterwards. In a moving tribute...

    Tragedy Hit-and-Run in Washwood Heath

    A female pedestrian was killed in a suspected hit-and-run on Washwood Heath Road yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 5 April). The woman described as "sweet and kind-hearted" died at the scene after she was struck by a vehicle. Police are still searching...