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...

Thugs Stab Aid Worker At Home

Masked thugs stabbed an aid worker after he attended early morning prayers. The gang stormed into his home just before 3am on Sunday 1 June smashing the porch door. Ahmed Mohamed, 41-years old from Showell Green Lane, Sparkhill was stabbed as...

Handsworth Gurdwara Has Windows Smashed

A Sikh temple on Rookery Road in Handsworth had its windows smashed in a callous vandal attack on the evening of Tuesday 28 May., West Midlands Police are investigating after the Gurdwara Bebe Nanaki Ji had bricks thrown through windows. Police...

Takeaway Boss Has Manslaughter Turned

A takeaway boss was jailed for manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction has won an appeal against his conviction. Mohammed Abdul Kuddus was given a two-year jail sentence in November over the death of 15-year-old Megan Lee,...

Tesco Worker Racially Abused Over £4.50 Bill

A Tesco worker was racially abused after the customer’s Apple Pay had failed to settle a £4.50 shopping bill. Mohammed Abdulla shouted and swore at a staff member at the Tesco Express in Melton Road, Leicester, claiming he felt embarrassed...

Police release Images of Three Men After Incident At A Bar

Police are wanting to speak to three men after a man was hit over the head with a bottle in a Wolverhampton bar and rushed to hospital. The victim, who is in his 40s, was attacked at a bar on...