British singer invited to switch on festive orange lights at the iconic Empire State...

Award-winning British singer, songwriter Arjun has lit up the Big Apple this Diwali. The London based artist was given the honour of switching on the Diwali-themed lights at the Empire State Building, turning the iconic landmark orange to mark...

Alum Rock Football Academy Plays for Cure Leukaemia

The Alum Rock Football Academy is a club run on a voluntary basis by senior members of the club. The aim is to provide an environment where young people can express themselves and enjoy their football development and education. To maximize...

Penny Appeal’s Mini-CEO to Launch MY Helpline

October 10th sees Penny Appeal’s Mini CEO (11-year-old Shakira Rahman) launch the MY (Muslim Youth) Helpline, providing listening and mental health support for young people between the ages of 11 to 24. The MY Helpline is a confidential and...

Dad-of-three Jailed after pleading to Judge

A dad-of-three jailed for 28 months who was caught with cocaine pleaded with the judge not to be sent to jail for the sake of his young family. Abdul Kahir aged 42, was caught with drugs as he vacuumed his...

Teenager’s Bravery After Saving Sister and Grandparents

A teenager has been presented with an Honoured Citizen Award Saving after saving his sister and grandparents from a burning house at age 13. Joshwyn Patel, 13 and his older sister Syonn, 14 were spending a weekend at their grandparents'...

Man Jailed for Abusing A Child For Three-Years

A man from Birmingham who raped a child in a horrific three-year period has been jailed for 19 years. Muhammed Irfan, 35, was on a five-day trail at Birmingham Crown Court for raping a child under the age of 13. The...

Thugs Attack Two Men In A Car

Police were called out to an occupant of a car being attacked in Alum Rock and arrived found one man had been knifed in the back of his leg. Thugs attacked two men in a car with baseball bats and...

Midfielder Humza Choudhary Supports First Food and Sports Festival

The inaugural food and sports festival organised by Leicester’s Bangladeshi community was supported by Leicester City’s footballer Hamza Choudhury. The organisers said he was happy to attend the Leicester Caribbean Cricket Club  to help support and raise the profile of...

Parents Fined For Illegal Parking On School Runs

School children have just gone back, and parents are being shamed on social media for illegally parking during the school run. Parking officers from Walsall Council have been deployed across the borough to crack down on the shoddy parking on...

Devasted Family Miss Flight Holiday After Coach Delay

A family-of-six have been left heartbroken after a National Express coach delay caused them to miss their flight. Abdul Choudhury, his wife and their four children from Etruria in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, booked a one-week holiday to Italy to visit family...