City Businessman Dies After Recovery From COVID-19

A city businessman, activist and father of three has died suddenly, after appearing to recover from coronavirus. Jawad Iqbal Dad, 50, from Colesill Road, Hodge Hill,  was described as "one of the most humble and sincere of individuals". He died suddenly...

Walsall Nurse and Mother Dies After Battling With Coronavirus

Walsall nurse and mother-of-three with Coronavirus has died aged 36 in the early hours of this morning. Areema Nasreen was on a ventilator in intensive care after contracting Covid-19 at Walsall Manor Hospital where she worked. In a moving tribute to...

Making home working and home learning work for you

You’ve just completed your first week as the headteacher, classroom teacher, caretaker and lunchtime supervisor of your very own home school, all while juggling your own work responsibilities. Sarah Mullin, Deputy Head and author of What They Didn't Teach...

Family Appealing For Witnesses Following A Collison In Alum Rock

Devastated family of a 62-year-old grandmother who died following a collision in Alum Rock have appealed for information. Sultan Bi was struck by a Toyota Corolla Verso on the car park near to Azad Supermarket, Alum Rock Road, on the morning...

Grieving Son Urges Public After Dad Passes Away With Coronavirus

A grieving son is urging the public to 'open their eyes' and listen to government warnings, after his dad passed away in hospital with coronavirus less than 24 hours from being diagnosed. Afsar Hussain, aged 86, passed away in the...

Walsall Nurse Critical With Coronavirus

Fit and healthy Mum-of-three and a Walsall staff nurse is critically ill and in intensive. Areema Nasreen, 36-years-old has no underlying health issues, is fighting for her life at Walsall Manor after being diagnosed with coronavirus. She developed the symptoms ten...

Delhi Rapists Executed

Four men guilty of the Delhi gang rape and murder were hanged on Friday 20 March more than seven years after the brutal attack. The hangings were the last step in the brutal December 2012 rape case that stunned India. Akshay...

List of Key Workers Revealed

Today (Friday 20 March) will be the last day for many children at school in England, Scotland and Wales. Schools will close to everyone except vulnerable children, and those with a parent who are key workers. The government published a list...

Trading Standards warn traders over dual-pricing practices

Birmingham’s Trading Standards teams visited shops across the city as part of a clamp-down on dual-pricing, warning traders they face prosecution if found to be exploiting customers in this way. Officers visited shops and supermarkets in Lozells, Nechells, Sparkbrook, Sparkhill...

Charity launches Coronavirus “Listening Line” alongside Emergency Appeal for vulnerable

Tens of thousands of lives are at serious risk from the coronavirus pandemic – especially the elderly, the sick and the homeless. Building on 5 years of domestic welfare programmes, the award winning humanitarian agency Penny Appeal has launched...