Yellow Hats Are Not Just For Builders

Date: 9 September 2016 Location: Edgbaston Room, Lucas House, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2RA Do you work in an organisation committed to staff wellbeing? Are you finding it hard to maintain this focus while delivering on other pressing challenges? If so,...

Wolverhampton Council Make £1.9m Profit From Bus Lane Cameras

It has been revealed that since their introduction two years ago, bus lane cameras in Wolverhampton have raked in £1.9 million in profit. 12 cameras are posted across the city to deter drivers from illegally driving in bus lanes, with...

Pool Bug

The parasite Cryptosporidium was identified in the teaching pool at Northfield Leisure Centre. Birmingham Community Leisure Trust is anticipating the results for the main pool. It said it did a variety of tests as an “extra precaution” after the bug was...

Digbeth Murder: Akhtar Javeed Tied up and Executed

Eye witness reports have revealed that Digbeth Murder victim Akhtar Javeed, was tied up and led away by two gunmen before being shot in the head. “The next thing is I heard the gunshot. I didn’t know what had happened....

Anoushka Shankar Returns to Birmingham

Daughter of the legendary Ravi Shankar, Anoushka Shankar is internationally acclaimed for her dynamic and spiritual musicality. Pushing the limits of her instrument, not only in the traditional Indian Classical form, she continues to break boundaries by working with...

Birmingham Firm Airs Complaint Against The Council

Birmingham City Council leaders are threatening legal action against a digital sign that is falsely accusing official members of the council of criminal activities connected to land and property deals. The sign is being aired on the side of the...

‘Bearded Boyz’ step in to clear bin backlog following strike deadlock

A group of Birmingham Muslims, known as the ‘Bearded Broz’, have taken it upon themselves to clean the streets in response to the ongoing Birmingham bin strike. More than a dozen men from the local community volunteered to clear the...

Flight Fright

38 year old Shehwar Sarwar scared passengers on a plane travelling from Dubai to Birmingham by chanting “Allahu Akbar” and “boom” upon landing. Some people were reportedly in tears. The man has been jailed for ten weeks after being...

Life Sentence For Man Who Set Wife Alight

A man who murdered his wife by setting her on fire following a row has been handed a life sentence. Muhammad Hammad attempted to conceal his crime, claiming that Nazia Akhtar had set herself alight in their home in Birmingham. He...

The Asian Apprenticeship Awards Shortlist is out!

The shortlist for the Asian Apprenticeship Awards is out! Some of the awards include Engineering and Manufacturing, Construction Employer & Apprentice and the highly coveted Apprentice of the Year. The aim of the awards is to "showcase the range of talent...