The Holy Month – Ramadan

Ramadan is the Islamic holy month  and during this month Muslims around the world won’t eat or drink between dawn and sunset. Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic year but the date isn't decided until shortly beforehand because the calendar...

Tattu Birmingham

Birmingham’s newest restaurant Tattu is opening this month, where builders have nearly completed transforming The Grand hotel’s 5,000 sq ft basement boiler room into an underground restaurant in Calmore Row. The restaurant which is an independent family...

Who is Standing For Birmingham’s Local Elections

There have been some important changes made to Birmingham City Council elections. This is the first time that Birmingham City Council residents will have the chance to vote in an ‘all out’ election. There will not be another ballot until 2022. The...

Adil Ray Egged During Citizen Khan Filming

Citizen Khan star, Adil Ray, was egged while filming for BBC comedy show Citizen Khan. Captured on video, Ray was shooting on Ladypool Road in Birmingham when someone had pelted him with an egg. After receiving an OBE recently from...

MADE Festival 2019!

MADE Festival is back again this summer in Birmingham, showcasing an energetic lineup of house, D&B, grime and garage from afternoon till late. The first lot of performers have been announced for MADE Festival in Birmingham, which will take place...

Council Approve New Supermarket in Birmingham

Plans for a new supermarket in Birmingham have been approved at today's council planning meeting. The giant food shop, is set to be built in Longbridge's Austin Avenue, next to Smyths toy shop. The application is in the name of...

Sikh Union Coventry Receives Queens Award For Voluntary Services!

Sikh Union Coventry has been honoured with the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services. This award is the highest honour given to volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work in their communities and is equivalent in status...

Uber-Style Breakdown App Launched

A Nottingham entrepreneur has launched a mobile app which helps motorists find and track breakdown assistance without paying for a membership. The app ResQ allows users to select a number of roadside services including recovery, wrong fuel assistance, fuel delivery...

Roll On Big John’s Birmingham Mela 2016

The event was attended by dignitaries from across the region big and small with special guest appearances from comedian Mani Liaqat and Elvis impersonator Muj Presley (known locally as Asian Elvis). Many of the cities councillors attended the event to...

Jimmy Spices Closes its Doors for Good

Buffet restaurant chain, Jimmy Spices has closed its doors in three prime Midland locations, with owners adding it will not re-open. Restaurants in Lower Parade, Sutton Coldfield; Station Road in Solihull and Windsor Street in Stratford-upon-Avon closed their doors for...