Bootcamp Media’s Jamil Shabir wins The Chief Executive Award 2019

Downtown in Business Birmingham awarded Bootcamp Media CEO the prestigious Chief Executive’s Award. Hosted at the fabulous Edgbaston Cricket Club, the third annual City of Birmingham Business Awards was attended by over 300 of the region’s leading business personalities. The awards...

Penny Appeal’s Mini-CEO to Launch MY Helpline

October 10th sees Penny Appeal’s Mini CEO (11-year-old Shakira Rahman) launch the MY (Muslim Youth) Helpline, providing listening and mental health support for young people between the ages of 11 to 24. The MY Helpline is a confidential and...

Caught and Jailed With £800,000 worth of Drugs

A drug dealer caught with £800,000 worth of drugs in his van has been jailed for 6 years. Alum Khan, 28, of Ladypool Road, Sparkhill had been driving a white Mercedes van when he was stopped by police on Highgate...

Prison Sentence Increased For Trainee Accountant

A man was pushed onto tube tracks in London by a drunk trainee accountant after a night out has had his jail term increased. Mathuram Muthuraja, 23, forcibly shoved Harsha Jayasekera off the platform at Barons Court underground in Kensington,...

Dad-of-three Jailed after pleading to Judge

A dad-of-three jailed for 28 months who was caught with cocaine pleaded with the judge not to be sent to jail for the sake of his young family. Abdul Kahir aged 42, was caught with drugs as he vacuumed his...

Resilience and Persistance is key

This was the cry from the keynote speaker – Paul Bassi who spoke about operating a business through various stages of the business cycle including recession.  In a tight labour market he spoke about the need to keep your...

Elderly Man Left Injured After Hit and Run

Police are investigating a hit and run after an elderly man is left lying injured in the road after being hit by driver. The 80-year-old victim was crossing Alum Rock Road, after 1.15pm on Wednesday 2 October close to the...

Teenager’s Bravery After Saving Sister and Grandparents

A teenager has been presented with an Honoured Citizen Award Saving after saving his sister and grandparents from a burning house at age 13. Joshwyn Patel, 13 and his older sister Syonn, 14 were spending a weekend at their grandparents'...

Wolverhampton Councillor Pays Tribute To Her Sheriff Brother

  A Wolverhampton Labour Councillor pays tribute to her hero US deputy sheriff brother Sandeep Dhaliwal who was killed on duty in Texas. The death of “trailblazing” deputy sheriff has sparked an outpouring of grief in America and left his family...

Leicester Contestant Priya Eliminated From The Great British Bake Off

East Midlands contestant Priya O’Shea is the latest to be eliminated from the Channel 4 Great British Bake off show. Marketing consultant Priya has avoided the boot during the last two weeks and on Tuesday 1 October her luck finally...