Boxer Amir Khan’s Watch Robbed At Gunpoint

Boxer Amir Khan had his watch stolen off him at gun point while out in London with his wife Faryal Makhdoom on Monday night. The former light-welterweight world champion said he was out in Leyton, east London, when two...

British Asian Trust appoints Pakistani actress Mahira Khan as newest Ambassador

World renowned and much-loved Pakistani actor Mahira Khan has been appointed as the British Asian Trust’s latest Ambassador to support their work across South Asia. With almost 90% of people in need of mental health treatment having no access to...

Bears announce new production team for Vitality Blast match days

With just six weeks to go until the opening game of this year’s Vitality Blast at Edgbaston, the Bears have confirmed members of a new off-field team to support the in-bowl experience and live stream for those tuning in...

Asda donates £100,000 to FareShare to support charities and faith groups throughout Ramadan

Asda alongside its suppliers has announced that it will be donating £100,000 to FareShare to support charities and faith groups across the country during Ramadan. Asda has donated over £10m in five years to help FareShare, who support 10,500 charities...

Tributes To Hit-and-Run Pensioner

A man has been charged over the hit-and-run that killed a pensioner along Washwood Heath Road on Tuesday 5 April. Irshad Begum was struck at just before 4.40pm. The 80-year-old sadly died from her injuries shortly afterwards. In a moving tribute...

Imran Khan Ousted After Losing No Confidence Vote

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has been ousted as leader after losing a vote of no confidence over allegations of economic mismanagement and mishandling of the country's foreign policy. The parliamentary vote, held Sunday, saw the former cricket star defeated. The opposition...

Tragedy Hit-and-Run in Washwood Heath

A female pedestrian was killed in a suspected hit-and-run on Washwood Heath Road yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 5 April). The woman described as "sweet and kind-hearted" died at the scene after she was struck by a vehicle. Police are still searching...

Vaisakhi 22 Celebration event on Saturday 9 April at The New Art Gallery Walsall

  Vaisakhi 22 The New Art Gallery Walsall Saturday 9 April 11am – 3pm Join us for our annual celebration to mark the birth of Sikh religion. Enjoy performances from Gabhru Punjab De Bhangra Team, make a model of the Golden Temple...

Kabaddi Part of the Commonwealth Games 2022

Part of this year’s Commonwealth Games we will be seeing the British Kabaddi League making an entrance in the UK. Tournaments are set to take place over April in Birmingham as well as Manchester, Glasgow and Wolverhampton. Prem Singh, CEO of...

Exhibition Puts Local Sporting Communities in Focus

An exciting new photographic exhibition celebrating local sporting communities has opened at multiple venues across Birmingham and Sandwell today, Monday 4 April, as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival. People, Place and Sport by award-winning artist, Jaskirt Boora, in...

Knifeman Attacked Neighbour For Taking A Parcel

A man who attacked his neighbour with a knife after he kindly accepted a parcel for someone else on his doorstep was jailed for four years and three months. Mohammed Latif lunged at his target after he spotted him accepting...

Local Who Rents Driveway To Help Hospital Workers

Locals have shown their support to a landlord who turned his driveway into a car park to help Heartlands Hospital workers and undercutting their parking fees. Akeel Ahmed, 33, spent around £20,000 turning the land outside his house opposite Heartlands...