Chief of the Millennium

The Eastside Millennium Point, including the city’s science museum, has a new finance director in Ian Leslie. Leslie first joined the Millennium Point in 2015 as senior finance manager. In his new role Leslie will work extensively with CEO...

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...

Clean Air Zones Signs Causing Confusion

Clean Air Zone road signs proclaiming 'Charges apply Pay online' which have been fitted across Birmingham city centre have not gone live. Drivers, including those new to the city, might think they could be charged immediately for driving in certain...

Travel Agent Closed Leaving Worshippers Out Of Thousands of Pounds

A travel agent that has now closed has left Muslim families thousands of pounds out of pocket after booking their Hajj pilgrimage trip. As many as 20 worshippers used Taha Travel in Small Heath to book their Hajj packages for...

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...

Birmingham Drug Gang Jailed

A Birmingham crime gang have been jailed of a total of 44 years after smuggling heroin and cocaine into the UK. Millions of pounds worth narcotics were smuggled in via a series of shipments of poultry from the Netherlands. The gang...

28-Year-Old Man shot dead in Erdington

Police launch murder investigation after a man was shot dead this afternoon on Church Street, Erdington. The 28-year-old was gunned down and shot, the scene was sealed off by police who have launched an investigation. A witness said the road was...

White Powder And ‘Anti-Islamic Statements’ Sent To Local MP

Police have launched an investigation after a box containing a suspicious white powder was sent to the constituency office of Dudley South MP Mike Wood. Mr Wood says staff at his office on High Street, Wordsley, have been left panic...

Garage Worker Chases Carjackers With Broom

A sale assistant at Merestones Petrol Station in Acocks Green, has spoken how he jumped into action to chase off two men in an attempted carjacking with his broomstick. Risalat Hussain, 35-year-old who ran out to help...

100 Apprentices in 100 Days

Last year, during national apprenticeship week, Solihull College & University Centre set itself a challenge of getting 100 new apprentices on board on a variety of apprenticeship programmes within 100 days. The College managed to achieve its target and...