Anderton School Protest Permanently Banned

Demonstrators who have been outside a primary school against LGBT have been permanently banned. A High Court judge said activists protesting against LGBT equality lessons had “grossly misrepresented” what was being taught to children as he ruled that they would...

MOTHER PROSECUTED FOR TRICKING DAUGHTER INTO MARRIAGE

A mother has been found guilty of forcing her 17-year-old daughter to marry a relative in Pakistan. The defendant persuaded her young daughter to come on a family trip to Pakistan, by bribing her with a new mobile phone. Once they...

Locals Take To The Streets To Catch Burglar

A community of around 50 residents took to the streets to chase and catch a suspected burglar. Amazing scenes caught on camera of a witness showing members of the neighbourhood watch and residents pouting out into the area in a...

Soho Road Hit-and-Run Victim Named

West Midlands Police has issued a picture of the man who was killed in a hit-and-run on Soho Road in Handsworth has been named. Rajesh Chand, 29-year-old from Handsworth was knocked down in the early hours of Saturday 30 August was...

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...

Birmingham Bin Dispute: How Much Is It Costing?

The ongoing dispute between Birmingham City Council and refuse workers is costing the city an estimated £311,000 a week. The workers have been on strike since the 30th June in protest of the council’s decision to remove 113 posts, with...

NHS doctor has sexual assault conviction quashed

Dr Rajeshkumar (Raj) Mehta, a respected senior NHS General Practitioner in Birmingham, has had his conviction for sexual assault on a patient quashed by the Court of Appeal after new evidence came to light showing the patient to have...

Rifco Announce Harvey Virdi’s: Miss Meena & the Masala Queens

Rifco Artistic Director Pravesh Kumar announced the UK tour of the world première Miss Meena & the Masala Queens, written by Harvey Virdi. This renews the collaboration between Rifco and Virdi, following on from the success of Happy Birthday...

Hero Taxi Driver Saves Woman

A West Midlands taxi driver is hailed as a hero after saving a distraught pregnant woman from a sex trafficker. The victim from Romanian was lured by Evil Robert Enescu, 26, after she answered an advert offering UK work as...

Two-vehicle collision in Lye High Street Man cut from BMW

After a two-vehicle collision a man had to be cut out of his car on High Street in Lye. West Midlands Fire and Rescue and paramedics were called to the scene on High Street Lye. West Midlands Fire and Rescue...