Birmingham to get a new city park on site of former wholesale market

The view of demolition works taking place on the former Birmingham Wholesale Market makes the future Smithfield regeneration site look even bigger than thought. A new park should be built on gigantic demolition site left by the former Wholesale...

Taxi drives onto pavement in Sparkhill blocking local residents

A bright blue taxi was spotted parked diagonally across Nansen Road, in Sparkhill, on Thursday and Friday mornings. Latest in chaotic parking in Sparkhill, East Birmingham. The council registered cab...

Midland Langar Seva gave an ‘Unbelievable’ Christmas dinner for homeless

The Sikh Charity organisers of a Christmas Eve dinner for the homeless at Grand Central in Birmingham New Street have hailed an “unbelievable” night that left some of the guests in tears at the act of kindness. Generosity from Sikh...

Sikh charity organisation dread being driven out of town by council

Midland Langar Seva a Sikh group, which has grown from feeding a handful of needy people in Walsall into a global service has fears it is being driven out of its home town. Volunteers serve up to 100 meals a...

Birmingham to get new student apartments for city centre

Almost 300 new students bedrooms are to be constructed on derelict land near Birmingham City. Developers eye derelict land near Aston and Birmingham City universities for an supplementary student project. New plans have been unwrapped to...

Young Muslim volunteers cleaned streets after New Year celebrations

Selfless volunteers had pounded the streets during a widespread litter pick - to help cash-strapped councils. Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association Birmingham and Wolverhampton a spruce-up Big-hearted members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) - some as young...

Rail fares rise causing protest in Birmingham

Protests will be held in Birmingham against rail fare rises as studies shows UK passengers spend up to five times more on season tickets as other European travellers. The TUC said the 3.1% rise in season tickets was higher than the...

Lime Pickle Takeaway to Open Christmas Day

A popular takeaway in Birmingham is opening on Christmas Day - to feed the homeless. Indian takeaway Lime Pickle is looking to make at least 100 meals for any homeless or struggling families who...

World’s biggest Lush store opens in Birmingham

The great smelling soap and cosmetics giant Lush has opened its biggest store in the world in Birmingham. There are spa treatments on offer in the city centre's massive new Lush store, the branch has its own...

New Aquatics Centre set to open for the 2020 Commonwealth Games

Designs have been revealed for the new £60m Sandwell Aquatics Centre which will be the home of the Commonwealth Games in the Black Country. The centre is opening for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in...