THIRTEEN IS A LUCKY NUMBER FOR BIRMINGHAM AS G37 YOUTH ARTS COMMISSIONING SCHEME RETURNS...

THIRTEEN BIRMINGHAM-BASED ARTISTS ARE SET FOR A CAREER BOOST AFTER THEY RECEIVED COVETED PLACES ON THE 2019 GALLERY 37 COMMISSIONING PROGRAMME. EACH Y0UNG PERFORMER, ARTIST OR FILMMAKER SAW OFF STIFF COMPETITION TO WIN INDUSTRY BACKING TO CREATE AND DEBUT...

Residents Concerned For Fly-Tipping Hotspot

Residents in the Alum Rock area say they're growing frustrated because it's becoming a flytipping hotspot. People living on Membury Road in Alum Rock claim the rubbish collected by the city council is constantly being replaced by more. On Wednesday 8 a...

Violence In Alum Rock

  A shocking violence erupted in Alum Rock on Sunday May 12 involving men and women who brandished a baseball bat and child's scooter to attack cars. A video was captured and published on Facebook page Birmz is Grimz.. One woman can be seen...

Boy Hit By Ambulance Fights For Life

A teenage boy is fighting for life after being hit by an ambulance in Walsall and suffered serious head injuries. Emergency crews including Air Ambulance rushed on Lichfield Road shortly at 5.30pm on Monday May13, following reports of the horror...

MPs join the fight against thalassaemia on International Thalassaemia Day

On Wednesday 8th May, International Thalassaemia Day, Bambos Charalambous, MP for Enfield Southgate, led the way for fellow MPs to raise awareness of thalassaemia. Members from the charity, United Kingdom Thalassaemia Society (UKTS), were invited in to the Houses...

Famous Bollywood stars join the fight against thalassaemia on International Thalassaemia Day

On Wednesday 8th May, International Thalassaemia Day, Bollywood stars Hrithik Roshan, Abhishek Bachchan, Farah Khan, Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Huma Qureshi, Kunal Kapoor and Ayushmann Khurrana posted a picture of their half faces, sharing a common message...

A cyclist dies after coming off bike during Velo

Cyclist in his 50s has died after coming off his bike whilst taking part in yesterday’s 100-mile Velo. Police have said the man in his 50s came off his Bike in Warwickshire at around about 7.50am at the 23-mile mark. The...

A Touching Message From A Grieving Dad

A touching message has gone viral from a loving dad who tragically lost his daughter one year ago. Little Khadijah Araf was born with a complex heart condition and in May 2018 before her third birthday died of spectic shock. Her...

The Holy Month – Ramadan

Ramadan is the Islamic holy month  and during this month Muslims around the world won’t eat or drink between dawn and sunset. Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic year but the date isn't decided until shortly beforehand because the calendar...

Primary School Axes After School Club

Parents whose children attend Blakesley Hall Primary School are fuming after the school has axed its after school club. The school claims budget cuts mean it can't afford to keep the club going  even though parents are paying £55 a...

Armed police called to Seven Kings mosque after gunman entered

Armed police are called to an east London mosque after a "masked" gunman entered the building during Ramadan prayers. Worshippers at the Seven Kings Mosque were in the middle of their evening prayers on Thursday 9th May when the incident...

Drive-by Shooting in Ladywood

Tributes have been paid to a 23-year-old man who died after a drive-by shooting in the Ladywood area of Birmingham. Dante Mullings was found with fatal injuries in St Vincent Street West on Tuesday after shots were fired within yards...