England’s First Win in The World Cup

What a season of Cricket it has been with 45 days and 48 matches and England winning the world cup for the first time after beating New Zealand in an emotional and electric atmosphere at The Oval. This might just...

Targeted Attack on Sparkhill Murder

The community of Sparkhill are in shock after a man was murdered in the area. Malik Hussain, 35, from Small Heath was stabbed to death on Baker Street at around 11.20pm on Friday, July 12. West Midlands Police believe Malik Hussain...

Teenager Charged After Shooting At A Barber Shop

A teenager has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting at a barber in Walsall. Uzair Shahid, 19, from Lichfield Road, Walsall has been remanded after appearing before the town's magistrates court on Tuesday 26 June. A 23-year-old man suffered...

Part of Ladypool Road to become ‘one way’

The heart of the world famous Balti Triangle is to trial a one-way system to improve traffic flow. Birmingham City Council is introducing the measures on a section of Ladypool Road, between the junction of Alder Road and Brighton Road, from...

West Brom Market gets a revamp

West Bromwich's indoor market faces a major overhaul in a bid to reverse the decline in traders and attract more shoppers. The 1970s market building appears outdated next to newer developments elsewhere in the town such as New Square Shopping...

Wolverhampton school headteacher praised by Ofsted

Head Teacher from Loxdale Primary School in Bilston praised by Ofsted for greeting pupils at the school gates every day. Ofsted visited Loxdale Primary School in Bilston, concluding it had kept up the quality of education since its previous visit...

80-year-old women charged with murder of husband

Mavis Eccleston appeared at Stafford Crown Court on Monday, where she denied the charge and was granted conditional bail. An 80-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of her husband at their bungalow near Cannock. Mavis Eccleston appeared at Stafford...

Police officer seriously hurt in Birmingham crash

A Police officer is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash in Birmingham yesterday morning.  The male officer was in a police car which crashed with a vehicle being pursued by other officers. He was not involved in...

Big clean up in the City from the local community

Birmingham workers traded their day to day jobs to become litter-busting heroes to help clean up the streets for thousands of extra summer shoppers. Kitted out with litter-picking tools, workers from John Lewis, Primark, Selfridges, Metro Bank and M&S took...

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...