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    Birmingham’s clean air zone approved but critics debate otherwise

    #BrumBreathes The controversial plans to introduce a clean air zone by 2020 to Government for approval. Senior councillors in Birmingham have agreed a plan for a clean air zone that charges high polluting vehicles. Opposition councillors confront the plan to...

    Ikea store set to close in Birmingham City Centre

    Ikea announced the shop in Dale End will be set to close on 9th August because of "a number of factors" which included the location of the shop. The shop is part of the broader Martineau Galleries plans, opposite new...

    Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives

    November has been a month filled with celebration of Hip Hop music as the BASS festival has now returned to Birmingham. Dedicated to Hip Hop 360, who aim to commend street level black music and culture in every way. Many...

    Community Cycle Club Launches in Handsworth

    Originally Published on November 12th, 2016 by Lilli Keen Handsworth Beat the Street Community Cycling Club launched in Handsworth on Tuesday 8thNovember. The event, which took place in Handsworth Wellbeing Centre, gave recognition to those who have already passed their...

    Jailed for Scamming House Buyer of £55,000

    A fraudster who tricked a house buyer in depositing a large sum of money into a money laundering account has been jailed. The fraudster carried out the scam by accessing the email account of the victim's conveyancing solicitor and a...

    Community Support Helps Push Acorns Fundraising Appeal Past Half a Million

    A fundraising appeal to save Acorns Children’s Hospice in the Black Country has reached an important milestone thanks to the impressive efforts of the local community. The Save Acorns Black Country Hospice Appeal has hit £500,000 thanks to the combined efforts of...

    A VISION, A PASSION, A LEGACY – BYSA 20th Year Gala Charity Dinner

    Birmingham youth sports academy celebrated its 20 year that has been supporting & impacting the youth of Birmingham via football, mentoring, tutoring and vocational trips for the last 20 years. On Friday 13th May over 550 people got together...

    Man threatens bouncers with loaded gun outside club 101

    Hasnen Hussain was thrown out of Club 101 in the Arcadian Centre in the early hours of January 27 following a disorder – but moments later went back with a loaded Colt Revolver which he aimed at door staff. Police...

    16 Year Old Boy Stabbed to Death in Small Heath

    A teenager has died after being stabbed near a park in Small Heath, Birmingham. The boy, aged 16, was found critically injured with stab wounds at Herbert Road in Small Heath, near Sara Park. He was pronounced dead at the scene...

    Police Raid Birmingham Secret Brothel

    Libra Club, an ‘exclusive gentleman’s retreat’ based in Birmingham city centre has been found to be a secret brothel. The brothel made over £7 million between 2010-2015, using 20 prostitutes and bringing in up to 200 customers a day. Six...