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    Nominations Open For Baton Bearers For Commonwealth Games 2022

    A mural has been unveiled to launch the official search for 2,022 baton bearers for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. The nominees chosen will take part in the symbolic Queen's Baton Relay ahead of the Games. Organisers say it offers people a...

    Jail Time For Drink Driver Who Collided With A Lorry

    A man who was three times over the drink limit and drove into a lorry has been given 24 weeks jail time. Jagdeep Chohan, 35, smashed his black BMW 3 Series into a Volvo lorry in a head-on collision just...

    Police Are Concerned For Missing Teenager

    West Midlands Police are concerned for the welfare of missing teenager Naella from Bordesley Green. She was last seen on Thursday (Jan 6), she was wearing a long grey cardigan, black dress with white flowers, a black headscarf, grey trainers...

    Boss of British woodworking firm announced finalist in ‘Entrepreneur’ category

    The managing director of a family-run industry leader in British woodworking has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. Amarjit Binji, who runs AJB Group Limited, is among six finalists in the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ category of the Midlands Business...

    Hospital Worker Awarded For Helping Junior Doctor Against Abuse and Racism

    Hospital worker from the Black Country has been awarded for her efforts around diversity and inclusion after she convinced a junior doctor who was racially abused to speak out. Neelam Mehay, has been at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust's Freedom...

    Community Figure Dies After Battling Covid

    A dad-of-four and community figure from Handsworth Sheikh Hameed, 62, died on December 27 after failing to recover from Covid. Mr Hameed worked in insurance, was a member of the Labour party and was hugely well-known in the area. His daughter...

    Malik’s Billboard For A Wife

    A bachelor in hope of a wife has advertised himself on huge billboards across the city. A 20ft billboard with the image of Mohammad Malik, 29, has plastered his picture on several advertising boards across the Birmingham. Mohammed is seen lying...

    Birmingham householder fined after rubbish dumped in Sandwell

    A Birmingham householder who paid an unlicensed waste carrier to take away rubbish that was later dumped in Sandwell has been fined £400. Sandwell Council’s Environmental Enforcement Officers came across the fly-tipped rubbish in Shenstone Road, Smethwick. Evidence found among the...

    Son Charged For Killing Mum and Stepfather

    Couple Jasbir Kaur, 52, and her husband Rupinder Singh Bassan, 51 were found dead at their home in Oldbury. Anmol Chana, 25, son of Jasbir Kaur appeared at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on Thursday charged with murdering the couple between February...

    Two Killed During Cannabis Farm Raid

    A cannabis factory raid ended with two men killed in the stomach with a crossbow, Khuzaimah Douglas, 19, and 36-year-old Waseem Ramzan died after robbers targeted a property in Pensnett Road in the early hours of Thursday, February 20. An inquest...