Finalists for the 9th English Curry Awards 2019 are announced

Hundreds of the most talented and dedicated individuals across England’s curry industry have been shortlisted as finalists for the 9th English Curry Awards 2019. They received a wave of nominations across the country. The event is continuing into its...

Funeral Date Announced of Murdered Dad

The funeral of the father who was stabbed to death in Sparkhill on July 12 has been announced. Malik Hussain, from Small Heath, died after being knifed on Baker Street. A notice, circulating on social media, says his funeral will take...

Announcing our newest Patron

The United Kingdom Thalassaemia Society (UKTS) is proud to introduce their newest Patron Mr Adil Ray.  Adil Ray OBE is best known as the star and creator of the hit BBC1 sitcom Citizen Khan. More on his work can...

Forced Marriage Crackdown

The figures for forced marriages are still on the high and with the summer holidays approaching it is even a more worrying time as many will not return for their next academic year. The Government’s Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) is...

England’s First Win in The World Cup

What a season of Cricket it has been with 45 days and 48 matches and England winning the world cup for the first time after beating New Zealand in an emotional and electric atmosphere at The Oval. This might just...

Targeted Attack on Sparkhill Murder

The community of Sparkhill are in shock after a man was murdered in the area. Malik Hussain, 35, from Small Heath was stabbed to death on Baker Street at around 11.20pm on Friday, July 12. West Midlands Police believe Malik Hussain...

Selfridges launches ‘quiet hour’ for autistic customers

In collaboration with the National Autistic Society, Selfridges Birmingham has launched a weekly quiet hour to help accommodate autistic shoppers and their families who struggle with loud music in stores. The store says it hopes the move will help to...

Part of Ladypool Road to become ‘one way’

The heart of the world famous Balti Triangle is to trial a one-way system to improve traffic flow. Birmingham City Council is introducing the measures on a section of Ladypool Road, between the junction of Alder Road and Brighton Road, from...

80-year-old women charged with murder of husband

Mavis Eccleston appeared at Stafford Crown Court on Monday, where she denied the charge and was granted conditional bail. An 80-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of her husband at their bungalow near Cannock. Mavis Eccleston appeared at Stafford...

New homeless centre to open in Wolverhampton

Plans have been approved for a new centre for the homeless in Wolverhampton. The Good Shepherd Resource Centre will move to a new site in Waterloo Road where it will offer up to 30 overnight shelter spaces for rough sleepers. The...