Police Appealing After A Hit-and-Run

West Midlands Police are appealing for information after a hit-and-run incident in Handsworth. A woman who was critically injured after being hit by a vehicle that 'failed to stop' on College Road just before 7pm on Thursday 9 January. West Midlands...

Jailed For Sitting Other People’s Driving Theory Tests

An imposter who previously served two years for sitting other people’s driving theory has been jailed for 28 months. Swallaxadin Abdul Bashir, 42, attempted to sit tests while impersonating applicants at 12 locations across England between October 2018 to August...

Traders On Stratford Road Block Pavement

The council have warned traders over time about leaving their fruit and veg pallets on road pavements. Pedestrians including parents with buggies, the visually impaired and wheelchair users are being forced to use the main road as piles of fresh...

Death Warrant Issued For Delhi Gang Rape

The execution date has been set for the four men who were convicted of the 2012 Delhi bus gang-rape and murder of a student. The convicts Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh were sentenced to death by...

Teenage Girl Missing Since Christmas Eve

The family of a teenage girl who was reported missing on Christmas Eve are extremely concerned about her. Amina Abdulqadir, 15 years-old was last seen in the Mere Road area of Highfields, Leicester almost two weeks ago. The family and police...

A Safe Space For Punjabi Men With Their Mental Health

Mental health can be difficult for anyone but in some communities, it is harder to gain help than others. An organisation has been set in response to 'a need for a safe space for Punjabi men' to talk openly about...

Banish The Blues And Go Green

West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is urging the region to go #BlueMondayGreen and banish the blues on what is reputedly one of the most miserable days of the year. The depressing effects of post-Christmas bills and debt, long cold nights...

Leicester Pair Tricked People in an eBay Scam

Two fraudsters involved in an eBay scam tricked their victims into paying for vehicles that did not exist. Some victims forked out thousands on seven vehicles, losing their savings in the scam and others had loaned money to buy the...

The New Year’s Honours list has been announced – Have a look who made...

The New Year Honours list recognises the achievements and service of people across the UK, from all walks of life. With the Birthday honours, the New Year’s Honours list is the most significant announcement of civilian and military gallantry awards. The...

Medical Student Who Passed Away In His Sleep

A funeral has been held for a medical student in Birmingham who tragically died in his sleep at his university campus. The fun, friendly student Jazib Ahmad, aged 18, was a promising medical student. His death has been a shock among...

NHS doctor has sexual assault conviction quashed

Dr Rajeshkumar (Raj) Mehta, a respected senior NHS General Practitioner in Birmingham, has had his conviction for sexual assault on a patient quashed by the Court of Appeal after new evidence came to light showing the patient to have...

Man Has Face Slashed

Police and paramedics were called to Washwood Heath Road on Sunday 22 December after a man was slashed in the face with a knife. The man, aged 43, was given treatment at the scene by paramedics before being taken to...