35,000 Jobs could be created with the new Black Country Metro Extension

A new Metro extension through the Black Country will help to double the region's economic output and create nearly 35,000 jobs, according to an independent study. West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) are set to sign off on the £449m Brierley...

Sparkhill Builder uses sandbags to block road in parking row with council

A builder from Sparkhill East Birmingham is obstructing the road outside his business with sandbags to stop drivers from parking outside amongst a £500,000 access row. Saghir Hussain stops drivers from parking outside Sparkhill firm and tells anyone who...

Police reappeal to trace missing Kidderminster man

Police are continuing to appeal for help in tracing a missing Kidderminster man, who was last seen wearing a 'distinctive white coat'. Amit Singh, 25, has been missing for five weeks and hasn't been seen by his family or friends...

Latest news from 52 Gas Street

The newest addition to Birmingham's vibrant and ever-expanding food and drink scene opens this week promising cocktails, culture and kitchen takeovers! And visitors to 52 Gas Street, which opens this Thursday, will recognise the iconic location of the bar, alongside the city's...

10 year olds in the UK have consumed 19 years’ worth of sugar

The latest Change4Life campaign is encouraging parents to “Make a swap when you next shop” to halve their children’s sugar intake from some everyday food and drinks. Children are currently consuming around 2,800 extra sugar cubes per year. The...

Derby Man Jailed For Stabbing Man in the Leg

A Derby man was stabbed in his home by a jealous drunk because the victim put his arms around the man’s partner. Jamil Clarke told the man “I will kill you” as he pulled out the “combat-style hunting knife” and...

Daughter of Birmingham Drug Smuggler Has Been Released Aged Six

The daughter of Birmingham heroin mule has finally been released from Pakistan prison which has been home for the entire six years of her life. Malaika, daughter of Khadija Shah who is given a life sentence for attempting to bring...

Fines Issued Over Crazy Parking

Police have shamed a taxi driver for dumping his car in the middle of a city road in Sparkbrook. The Toyota was seen blocking a residential street after it parked itself between two rows of cars. The driver was slapped with a...

Brutal Attack on Taxi Driver

A hard working taxi driver was viciously attacked by alleged drunken yobs outside the National Motorcycle Museum suffering facial. injuries and bruising around both eyes Mohammed Rahman, 56, from Sparkbrook was knocked unconscious after being repeatedly punched and strangled from...

Planning Permission For New Mosque Submitted After Being Rejected Twice

Plans to build a mosque on the edge of Birmingham are being resubmitted after have being rejected on two separate occasions. The Gambian Islamic Centre is reapplying for planning permission to build a community centre and mosque on Bearwood Road,...