Grade II listed Wolverhampton hotel turns green for Blue Monday

The Iconic Grade II listed Ramada Resort Park Hall Hotel in Wolverhampton has turned green this Blue Monday, as part of a region-wide-campaign to raise awareness around mental health. The hotel and spa based on Park Drive also used the...

Robbers Forced Victim To Pay £20 To Get Phone Back

West Midlands Police have released a CCTV image of four men they would like to speak to. A 64-year-old man was forced to hand over £20 to a robber to retrieve his phone moments after he was threatened at knifepoint. West...

Sandwell College bolsters commitment to creative students with new partnership

Creative students from Sandwell College will now have the chance to work with esteemed industry experts including BBC Music Introducing and the Welsh National Opera, thanks to a new partnership between the college and the National Skills Academy –...

Owner of Shisha Bar Prosecuted

The owner of a shisha bar in Leicester has been fined for smoking in his own establishment. Bhavik Chavda, the director of Embassy Lounge by Bharaja, was caught smoking with other men, in a shelter at the back by Officials...

Bravery Award For Lorry Driver

A lorry driver who rescued a woman trapped in her burning car on the M1 which exploded seconds later, has been given a bravery award for his heroic actions. John Rastrick from Chesterfield risked his own life to save Pari...

New EE Advert With Bastille In Birmingham New Street

A new mobile advert for EE, featuring Bastille has put Birmingham New Street in a brand-new light. Network provider EE launched a new campaign across the country, debuting a brand-new advert during ITV2's Love Island. The ad was filmed at Birmingham...

Major Fire Burned Down African Village Restaurant

West Midlands Fire Service was called out to a blazing fire at the African Village restaurant in Perry Barr on Tuesday 14 January which was previously known as the Old Crown and Cushion pub. West Midlands Fire Service said, “A...

Children’s charity calls for businesses to be big hearted

Birmingham-based children’s charity, Little Hearts Matter, is calling for businesses to be big hearted and support a new initiative. Taking place on 14 February 2020, the Edgbaston-based charity will launch an initiative named Big Hearted Friday. The day will aim to...

Search is on to find unsung heroes

The search is on for the unsung heroes of the West Midlands who are making a difference to other people’s lives. Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has launched the region’s first Community Champion awards, calling on residents to...

Police Appealing After A Hit-and-Run

West Midlands Police are appealing for information after a hit-and-run incident in Handsworth. A woman who was critically injured after being hit by a vehicle that 'failed to stop' on College Road just before 7pm on Thursday 9 January. West Midlands...