Sandwell College bolsters commitment to creative students with new partnership

Creative students from Sandwell College will now have the chance to work with esteemed industry experts including BBC Music Introducing and the Welsh National Opera, thanks to a new partnership between the college and the National Skills Academy –...

Owner of Shisha Bar Prosecuted

The owner of a shisha bar in Leicester has been fined for smoking in his own establishment. Bhavik Chavda, the director of Embassy Lounge by Bharaja, was caught smoking with other men, in a shelter at the back by Officials...

Bravery Award For Lorry Driver

A lorry driver who rescued a woman trapped in her burning car on the M1 which exploded seconds later, has been given a bravery award for his heroic actions. John Rastrick from Chesterfield risked his own life to save Pari...

Two Commonwealth Games To Be Held In India

Two of Birmingham's Commonwealth games could be held in India in 2022. Shooting and archery could be held in India months before the eagerly anticipated sporting extravaganza takes place. Birmingham's Commonwealth Games, set to take place in 2022 in the second...

New EE Advert With Bastille In Birmingham New Street

A new mobile advert for EE, featuring Bastille has put Birmingham New Street in a brand-new light. Network provider EE launched a new campaign across the country, debuting a brand-new advert during ITV2's Love Island. The ad was filmed at Birmingham...

Major Fire Burned Down African Village Restaurant

West Midlands Fire Service was called out to a blazing fire at the African Village restaurant in Perry Barr on Tuesday 14 January which was previously known as the Old Crown and Cushion pub. West Midlands Fire Service said, “A...

FAMILY OF HARROW THREE-YEAR-OLD WITH RARE GENETIC DISORDER APPEAL FOR MORE ASIAN STEM CELL...

The family of a “cheeky” three-year-old from Harrow, diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, are appealing for more people of Asian descent to sign up as stem cell donors. Working with blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan, the family want...

Search is on to find unsung heroes

The search is on for the unsung heroes of the West Midlands who are making a difference to other people’s lives. Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has launched the region’s first Community Champion awards, calling on residents to...

Lohri – The Festival Of New Beginnings

A winter Punjabi folk festival, Lohri is the celebration of the arrival of longer days and is celebrated every year on 13 January. Lohri is celebrated with a bonfire. The lighting of bonfire during this winter festival is an ancient...

Police Appealing After A Hit-and-Run

West Midlands Police are appealing for information after a hit-and-run incident in Handsworth. A woman who was critically injured after being hit by a vehicle that 'failed to stop' on College Road just before 7pm on Thursday 9 January. West Midlands...