Aston mum loses SIX stone to become a half-marathon hopeful in just 18 months!

An Aston mum has revealed how she’s gone from ‘heffer’ to half-marathon hopeful in just 18 months – losing SIX stone in the process. Shah Begum, aged 37, used to think events like the Great Birmingham Run on Sunday, October...

Children’s Social Services Handed To Trust

The Department for Education have been thoroughly observing the struggling service over the past few years and they have come to a decision, following discussions with the Labour-run council that a voluntary trust ought to run social care in...

Ramadan Advice For Birmingham Diabetics

Throughout Ramadan (2016: 7 June to 6 July) most Muslims are required to refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours. But diabetics are exempt from this if fasting would put their health at risk. (Speak to your Imam for...

Unhappy University Lecturers

Staff at Birmingham Universities are committed to a strike running for two-days due to a pay dispute. The University and College Union have said: “The 1.1% rise offered by the universities is “an insult”. However, the Universities and Colleges Employers Association...

Business Boom With NatWest

NatWest has a long history spanning over 30 years of supporting retailers in Sparkhill, an area now widely recognised as Britain’s independent shopping capital. Two local businesses that are taking Sparkhill by storm with NatWest support are Poze Accessories and...

Ancient Well Discovery

Shakeel Afsar, an Entrepreneur from Acocks Green discovered an ancient well at the Victorian property that he is extending. Mr Afsar runs a property development business with his brother Akeel, and plans to flood the water industry with a Brummie...

Four Weeks Of Togetherness With Asda This Ramadan

Mums all over the UK have started stocking up and looking for recipes and meal ideas for Iftari; and because Asda understands the needs of the community, we strive to make your shopping easier by providing all your favourite...

Doctors Fail To Diagnose Cancer Resulting In Death

A Birmingham entrepreneur died from a brain tumour after doctors repeatedly failed to diagnose the cancer. 65-year-old, Prem Bedi, the father of two, was diagnosed with the tumour four months before he passed away. Mr Bedi’s widow, Shashi, of Wylde Green,...

Give Us Answers!

A new report reveals that too many people who complain to the NHS are not getting the answers they deserve when things go wrong. This latest shapshot of investigations by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman shows the devastating consequences...

Saqib Bhatti Elected President for the Third Consecutive Year

The Asian Business Chamber of Commerce has unveiled its new 14-strong committee – with Saqib Bhatti elected president for the third consecutive year. Saqib, who is director at Younis Bhatti and Co Ltd chartered accountants, retains the presidency again following...