Kingsman 2 Filming In Birmingham

Final shooting took place in Birmingham of Kingsman: The Golden Circle from Sunday 15th May to Wednesday 18th May. The film is a follow up of Kingsman: The Secret Service and the film set is using some of the...

Make the most of your summer half term with The Old Rep!

The Old Rep are putting on a string of events to make this summer half term your best yet, packed with lots of family fun and entertainment. Kick off with a FREE family fun day at the Library of...

Drag Queen Makes A Quick Exit From India

A female drag queen claims she escaped from armed police in India after the organisers of a women’s conference called her show “indecent”. 40-year old, Andrea Smith of Stourbridge, performed at the Women’s Economic Forum in New Delhi aiding them...

A Global Win for Local Vicar

The winners received their NRI (Non-Resident Indian) Awards at a glittering ceremony in Mumbai in April, where Revd Joshva Raja was announced as a winner in the Professional category due to his contributions to HIV/AIDS awareness, community media and...

Turkish Trip Ends In Tragedy

Subhan Khan, a young 19-year-old drowned on 18th May on the Aegean coastal resort of Altinkum, during a short three-day trip to Turkey with his cousins. The family of Mr. Khan are devastated after his tragic death, so far away...

Pavillions Paves way for New Primark

Premier shopping destination, Pavilions, closes it doors today for the final time after 29 years. The multiplex shopping centre will be converted into a large four storey Primark store, covering a staggering 150,000 sq ft, set to re-open in 2018. The...

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...

Mayor Celebrates City’s Revitalisation

Councillor Barry Findlay, who was elected the 158th Mayor of Wolverhampton last night (Wednesday 18 May, 2016), says he wants to champion the history of the city – and look towards exciting times head. He said: "It is customary for...

Photography Competition Puts Students’ Talents into Focus

​HNC, HND and Degree (level 6) Photography students took part in the recent Midlands regional BIPP Annual Print Competition which saw them enter into a number of categories including Illustrative, Commercial and Advertising. Following a tough judging process, with competition...

Labour Councillor Comes Under Fire Again

“The Gowling Report should be put into the public domain. Openness and transparency require it.” Senior West-Midlands politician, Mahboob Hussain, has been suspended after claims emerged that he sold toilet blocks to an acquaintance at a reduced price. Party Bosses confirmed...