Coronavirus: Selfridges to Close

Birmingham’s iconic shopping store Selfridges will close in response to the Coronavirus outbreak and is unknown when they will reopen. The flagship store is one of four being closed across the country. Selfridges said: “The health, safety and wellbeing of our...

The Youngest Victim Dies After Tested Positive Of COVID-19

A father-of-two became the UK’s youngest victim to die after testing positive for Coronavirus The death toll in Britain rises to 71 and warnings that 55,000 people may have the deadly bug. Health authorities confirmed a shocking 14 more deaths in England...

Aston University Announces Lectures and Classes Cancelled

Aston university has announced all seminars, tutorials and face-to-face classes are to be cancelled until at least the end of June. The University has cancelled all assessments on campus and all lab-based classes for the next three-and-a-half months for 'the...

UK National Homeless Charity Say “COVID-19 WILL NOT STOP US SERVING THE HOMELESS”

NishkamSWAT are liaising closely with NHS, government and professional medical advisors and are following and implementing the advice given by global and national health authorities. There is no such advice at this point that indicates that they need to be...

Birmingham featherweight Raza Hamza will face Mexico’s Alexander Cazares

Undefeated Birmingham featherweight Raza Hamza takes an overdue step up in opposition this month. After five years as a pro, the talented 27-year-old will face Mexico’s Alexander Cazares at the Hermitage Leisure Centre in Leicestershire on 29th March The move...

Further confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Birmingham

There have been three further confirmed cases of coronavirus in Birmingham today (13th March 2020) bringing the total number of cases in the city to five. Two of the cases are in hospital receiving treatment, while the other individual is...

Coronavirus – Sixth Person Dies in UK

A total of six patients with coronavirus have now died in the UK. A man in his early 80s said to have underlying health conditions has become the sixth coronavirus victim, amid warnings Britain will continue to escalate. NHS officials confirmed the...

Woman Hit By Driver After Collapsing

A woman was run over after she collapsed into Wye Cliff Road, Handsworth on Monday 9 March after 10.30pm. She was left seriously hurt after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver. It is believed the 35-year -old suffered serious spinal...

Edgbaston to host Ireland International T20 versus Bangladesh

Birmingham’s Edgbaston Stadium has reached an agreement with Cricket Ireland to host a men’s Twenty20 International (T20I) match between Ireland and Bangladesh on Friday 29 May 2020. Edgbaston, which is already hosting a One-Day International (ODI) between world champions England...

Black Country Businessman scoops award for diversity and enterprise

A former President of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce who is also a Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands and an entrepreneur has scooped a top honour at the Midlands Business Awards  held on Friday the 6th March...