Let The Light In: Rangoli Art Celebrating Diwali and Halloween Goes on Display at...

An artwork created by the local community celebrating both Diwali and Halloween, has gone on display at The Swan Shopping Centre in Yardley! A team of professional Rangoli artists worked together with local children throughout the day on 31 October...

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...

Permanent mural celebrating future icons in the Black community gets unveiled in Digbeth, Birmingham

Bass Festival curators Aliyah Hasinah and Rtkal have taken this years festival to another level by curating the largest permanent mural in Birmingham, celebrating Future Black icons and influencers of music and culture. As young artistic entrepreneurs both Aliyah...

Son Crashes Dad’s Car After A Night Out

A Leicester man man drove his father’s prized Mercedes after a night out and ended up crashing it into a set of traffic lights. Deepak Willkha going through a divorce and recently quit his job due to stress went out...

Bootcamp Media’s Jamil Shabir wins The Chief Executive Award 2019

Downtown in Business Birmingham awarded Bootcamp Media CEO the prestigious Chief Executive’s Award. Hosted at the fabulous Edgbaston Cricket Club, the third annual City of Birmingham Business Awards was attended by over 300 of the region’s leading business personalities. The awards...

ASDA Celebrates Diwali

Popular Food Blogger, Sandhya Hariharan creates an exclusive menu for ASDA’s Diwali Fiesta, this year. Besides being a festival for twinkling lights, Diwali is also time for beautiful traditions, vibrant colours, stunning fireworks and delicious food! And when it comes...

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...

Caught and Jailed With £800,000 worth of Drugs

A drug dealer caught with £800,000 worth of drugs in his van has been jailed for 6 years. Alum Khan, 28, of Ladypool Road, Sparkhill had been driving a white Mercedes van when he was stopped by police on Highgate...

Prison Sentence Increased For Trainee Accountant

A man was pushed onto tube tracks in London by a drunk trainee accountant after a night out has had his jail term increased. Mathuram Muthuraja, 23, forcibly shoved Harsha Jayasekera off the platform at Barons Court underground in Kensington,...

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...

Halloween Rangoli Art at The Swan Shopping Centre

Families can celebrate two of the most exciting events of the year, Diwali and Halloween, in one free event at the Swan Shopping Centre in Yardley! On Thursday 31 October, a team of professional Rangoli artist will be on hand...

A rousing success for the first ever Midlands Women In Tech Awards ceremony

Our columnist & Birmingham's photographer, Jas Sansi attends the first ever Awards Ceremony celebrating Midlands Women in Technology.  Read his take on why these awards are vital in helping steer the aspiration of greater diversity in Tech. On the evening of 3rd...