Charity Deliver Food To Staff At Heartlands Hospital

Volunteers from Alum Rock Community Forum and the national One Nation Charity deliver food for staff, at Heartlands Hospital  courtesy of local businesses. Variety of food such as pizza, curry, samosas and pakoras are piled up to be shared out among...

Family Appealing For Witnesses Following A Collison In Alum Rock

Devastated family of a 62-year-old grandmother who died following a collision in Alum Rock have appealed for information. Sultan Bi was struck by a Toyota Corolla Verso on the car park near to Azad Supermarket, Alum Rock Road, on the morning...

Grieving Son Urges Public After Dad Passes Away With Coronavirus

A grieving son is urging the public to 'open their eyes' and listen to government warnings, after his dad passed away in hospital with coronavirus less than 24 hours from being diagnosed. Afsar Hussain, aged 86, passed away in the...

Walsall Nurse Critical With Coronavirus

Fit and healthy Mum-of-three and a Walsall staff nurse is critically ill and in intensive. Areema Nasreen, 36-years-old has no underlying health issues, is fighting for her life at Walsall Manor after being diagnosed with coronavirus. She developed the symptoms ten...

Trading Standards warn traders over dual-pricing practices

Birmingham’s Trading Standards teams visited shops across the city as part of a clamp-down on dual-pricing, warning traders they face prosecution if found to be exploiting customers in this way. Officers visited shops and supermarkets in Lozells, Nechells, Sparkbrook, Sparkhill...

Man Jailed For Killing Cousin Over Land Dispute

A man who stabbed his cousin to death over a family row has been given a life sentence. Nadir Ali aged 32, stabbed Hashim Khan 11 times and attacked two of his victim's brothers. Ali, of Edward Road, Balsall Heath, was...

Coronavirus: Selfridges to Close

Birmingham’s iconic shopping store Selfridges will close in response to the Coronavirus outbreak and is unknown when they will reopen. The flagship store is one of four being closed across the country. Selfridges said: “The health, safety and wellbeing of our...

Aston University Announces Lectures and Classes Cancelled

Aston university has announced all seminars, tutorials and face-to-face classes are to be cancelled until at least the end of June. The University has cancelled all assessments on campus and all lab-based classes for the next three-and-a-half months for 'the...

Yardley Shopkeeper Bans Bulk Buying And Will Deliver to Vulnerable Customers

A shopkeeper in Yardley, Birmingham is delivering items to his loyal and vulnerable customers and banned bulk buying. Mudassir Naweed, who runs Premier Express on Stoney Lane in Yardley, will prepare packages including baby milk and anti-bacterial wipes for his trusted...

Birmingham featherweight Raza Hamza will face Mexico’s Alexander Cazares

Undefeated Birmingham featherweight Raza Hamza takes an overdue step up in opposition this month. After five years as a pro, the talented 27-year-old will face Mexico’s Alexander Cazares at the Hermitage Leisure Centre in Leicestershire on 29th March The move...