Save A Life

Nassar Mahmood was diagnosed last year with anaplastic anaemia which is a condition that inhibits the body from producing bone marrow. The charity champion is in dire need of a blood stem cell donor with matching tissue type. He has...

Food Festival Returns To Birmingham!

Highlights: Bake Off winner Nadiya and Birmingham's Michelin-starred and top chefs cooking in the Chefs Theatre A feast of flavours from around the world on the Street Food Avenue More award-winning producers than ever before Champagne, wine and craft beer masterclasses Giant Pimm's Teapot...

Government Warned Over Pension Cut Plans

Steve Webb, the ex-pensions minister advised against hasty changes that could implicate workers outside the steel industry. A £485m pension shortfall has been daunting potential buyers of Tata Steel’s UK business. A proposal on the pension scheme’s future has been propelled...

GMB Dispute Leads To Reprieve For Sick Pay Scheme At Birmingham City Council

As a result of the Government’s slashing of Local Government budgets, the Council put forward a range of proposed changes to terms and conditions as part of the budget proposals for 2016 to 2018. The changes included a proposal to...

Hoax Police Calls

Amar Tasadiq Hussain made a hoax 999 call in which he claimed a West Midlands office would be kidnapped by a radical Muslim with relations to the supposed Islamic State. The 29-year-old made this false call because of a personal...

Birmingham-Based Entrepreneur Shortlisted For Global Talent Unleashed 2016 Awards

Camran Khan, Director of Technology for Innovation Birmingham Campus-based digital lettings and property management provider, brightLET, has been shortlisted for this year’s international Talent Unleashed awards. A cloud based lettings and property management platform that connects landlords directly with tenants,...

Penny Appeal #TeamOrange Volunteers Back In Carlisle

Volunteers from humanitarian charity Penny Appeal are heading back to Carlisle over the next two weekends to continue their support for those affected by devastating floods last winter. They will be assisting with redecorating and renovation work at Greystone Community...

Muslim Teacher Changes Views On Homosexuality

Former deputy headteacher at Nansen Primary School, Razwan Faraz, has been accused of inducing three Birmingham academies with an unwarranted amount of religious influence. Mr Faraz was a member of a WhatsApp group called “The Park View Educational Trust Brotherhood”...

Move Government Jobs To Coventry

Labour MP for Coventry North West, Geoffrey Robinson has proposed the idea of moving all government jobs to Coventry which he believes will help get the ball rolling on the £100million Friargate scheme next to Coventry Railway Station. Friargate has...

Celebration Of Local Healthcare Innovation

The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) is inviting members of the public, patients and carers from across the region, as well as representatives from NHS organisations, academic institutions and industry, to join them at Celebration of Innovation...