Dudley Takeaway Fined After Zero Hygiene Rating

A Dudley takeaway that has had a has scoring a stomach-churning zero hygiene rating has been fined. Environmental health inspectors at Dudley Council found the Kings Takeaway in Brierley Hill, High Street all rusty, damaged and unclean equipment during a...

A Landlord Fined More Than £180,000

A "rogue landlord" who left tenants living in unacceptable living conditions in Selly Oak and Edgbaston has been ordered to pay a ground-breaking fine. Leila Amjadi, who runs Vertu Capital Ltd, was found guilty of 35 offences against four properties...

Residents in Ward End Want Fair Deal

The Government will be seizing 12 homes under compulsory purchase orders this means it is legal order to buy land or property against the wishes of the home owners on May 1 for the HS2 maintenance depot. Owners of these...

Selly Oak Hospital Home for Nurses to be Renovated into Luxury Apartments

A home for Selly Oak Hospital nurses on Willow Road, Bournville is to be renovated into 18 luxury apartments The landmark was built in 1907 to help provide accommodation for nurses at Selly Oak Hospital. The conversion and restoration work...

Council Tax set to increase

Council tax is set to rise by an extra £12 to pay for the running of the West Midlands Mayor's office and infrastructure investment. This comes just weeks after David Jamieson, the region's police and crime commissioner (PCC), revealed plans...

Things to know for First Time buyers when getting on the property ladder

When buying your first house everyone has their own opinion on how you should approach it, here is a few things to bear in mind. Dealing with Mortage Advisors  - Ask the questions you need to know and any concerns...

Hundreds of empty private properties brought back into use

Hundreds of privately-owned properties in Wolverhampton that stood empty for years have been transformed into family homes thanks to the efforts of City of Wolverhampton Council. Its Empty Property Strategy, launched in 2010, has seen more than 1,400 houses which...

Property prices are soaring in Ladywood, Birmingham

A report by barclays bank shows that property prices are rocketing in Ladywood. Even though it has been named the POOREST area in the UK last year it is now fast increasing the value of properties in Ladywood. Ladywood is outperformig...

Trio of Pop-Ups opening at Birmingham’s LinkStreet

There will be three new retail outlets opening up soon at LinkStreet, which connects Grand Central and the Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham. Property management company Hammersons has signed up Jeweller Summer & Silver to take a init in Link...

UK intersest rates rise – How much will it go up?

It has been reported that the Bank of England is about to increase the base interst for the first time in a decade. This will undoubtly affect the property market, but ultimately what does the mean? The Bank of England’s...