A Vow of Silence

City academics have released a report stating that some parents in Birmingham do not trust the police and would not speak out if their children had travelled to Syria. Researchers Dr Imran Awan and Dr Surinder Guru held focus groups...

Don’t Miss Out: Fundraiser Bollywood Night

‘Together through fundraising for a good cause we can make a real and lasting difference to the lives of so many people’ – Mr Mit Balli, Manager, Ellora One of Solihull’s oldest and most popular Indian restaurants, Ellora, is to...

Impression Makes Donation to Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice

Bromsgrove-based full service PR and marketing agency, Impression Communications Ltd, has raised £240 for local charity, Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, in a sweepstake carried out for the European Championships taking place this summer. Impression brought together members of the...

National Sea Life Centre Celebrations

5th July marked The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham’s 20th anniversary and to celebrate, the attraction offered some fantastic deals and launched its #IGrewUpWithSeaLife campaign. The first 100 people who visited received the 1996 entry price of £5.95 with a...

Calm after the Storm

At this year’s Eid celebration in Small Heath, Labour MP Jack Dromey called for unity in the face of racism. After reports of racism and xenophobic attacks following the EU leave campaign success, Dromey addressed Muslims, “Nobody, because of the colour...

Wall Collapse Kills Five in Nechells

Police arrived at Hawkeswood Metal at a recycling site on Aston Church Road where a wall collapsed on six men. One man managed to crawl out of the rubble and resides in Heartlands Hospital with a broken leg. West Midlands...

Gang who “sold” Teenage Boy Jailed

A rapist has been sentenced to life and eight others have been locked up for over 58 years for sexually abusing a teenage boy in Birmingham. A ninth defendant was acquitted for committing acts against the teenager but admitted...

Sandwell & Birmingham Mela 2016

Thousands of visitors will head to Victoria Park, Smethwick on 16-17 July for the Sandwell & Birmingham Mela 2016. The festival, presented by Star Plus in association with Lyca Mobile, is a weekend extravaganza in the heart of the community...

Grass Verge Destruction

A city council inquiry has been launched to deal with the concerns surrounding the hazardous motorists. Councillors have received a large number of complaints about the misuse of the verges in recent years and have said that the issue is...

Europe’s Largest Eid Celebration To Take Place In Birmingham Tomorrow

Europe’s largest Eid celebration will be returning to Birmingham’s Small Heath Park on either Wednesday 6 July with an estimated 75,000 people expected to take part in the day’s festivities – the biggest of its kind in Europe. The event...