A member of the public has discovered a device used by fraudsters at the Co-Op cashpoint on Alcester Road in Moseley.
Mandarin ducks are commonly known as the most beautiful ducks in the world and in East Asia, their native home, they are revered as symbols of true love.
A biker who led West Midlands Police on a 20-minute chase through Birmingham has been jailed.
British Transport Police (BTP) has released CCTV footage of the moment a man pulls out a large knife during a fight at Moor Street Station.
Aston Villa goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini says new boss Steve Bruce is restoring confidence at the Championship club.
A boy, aged 13, was taken to hospital on Sunday night (23/10) after it’s believed he took a BMW without the owners consent.
PC Alex Rippin, from the West Midlands Police collision investigation unit, is appealing for witnesses following a non-stop collision in Great Barr in which an elderly woman died.
Green-fingered council tenants and leaseholders gathered together for the annual Birmingham in Bloom awards ceremony at the Council House in Victoria Square.
Birmingham goalkeeper Sophie Baggaley has replaced the injured Siobhan Chamberlain in the England squad to face Spain.
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Take That will perform three nights in Birmingham when they hit the road in 2017 with ‘Wonderland Live’.
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Adventurer and TV presenter Bear Grylls may have travelled the world perfecting the art of wilderness survival; however he’s now undertaken his biggest challenge yet.
Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald will play at nine venues across the UK.
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Co-operatives UK, the network for Britain’s thousands of co-operative businesses, works to promote, develop and unite member-owned business worth more than £34 billion to the British economy.
How many members do they have? What they are worth? I nfographics on the co-operative economy in the West Midlands have been published: Raw data was aken from the Cooperatives UK site – http://www.
SIR HOWARD ELSTON, our US editor, reveals more on Dumpy Trumpy’s plans for a 51st state.
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Comment writers Becci Griffiths and Isabel Morris explain why the Labour party is more popular than ever before and why Corbyn has the public's support The post Count on Corbyn appeared first on Redbrick .
Harry Hetherington-Aherne examines the recent rise in women leading political parties The post Women On Top In Politics appeared first on Redbrick .
Friends of Moseley Road Baths Newsletter, October 2016 Watch Day, Sunday, October 30th 2016 10am-6pm Our final – and biggest – open day of 2016 will be the Watch Day, held to mark the Baths’ inclusion on the World Monuments Fund Watch List.
At first glance, the story of an obscure Tory councillor creating an online petition demanding that anyone who still supports membership of the European Union be charged with treason smacks of a crude attempt at humour and is obviously a very weak ...
Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson has commissioned a report into the failings of the force following the conviction of former West Midlands Police officer Allan Richards for dozens of sex...
In April next year, all businesses and charities in England will be able to choose their water provider.
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It is almost two months since my last update on the construction of the Glenn Howells designed homes at Park Central, http://birminghamcentral.
I have received an email notification from Birmingham Connected with news on when the new Broad Street /Paradise Circus junction will be operational.
We are pleased to be hosting a masterclass from the worlds hottest drummer, Benny Greb.
A parishioner from Our Lady and All Saints in Stourbridge has produced an exhibition of photographs illustrating different expressions of mercy across the Archdiocese during the Year of Mercy.
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When: Thursday 10th – Monday 28th November Where: various venues in Digbeth and Birmingham BASS 16 is back, bigger and better than ever! The festival celebrates Black Arts, and this year will focus on exploring all aspects of hip hop … Continue ...
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The parish of the Holy Redeemer in Pershore has successfully been awarded funding, after applying to the “Awards for All” programme, enabling significant refurbishment of the parish hall.
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We’re delighted to be welcoming the Major Toms back to the Hare and Hounds this Saturday 29th October after their stand out performance at last months Kings Heath Street Festival As ever you can expect an evening celebrating the life and music of ...
How quickly has this month gone? It’s nearly time for another market, but in the mean time, why not check out some photos from the October market, taken by the fantastic Phil Banting .
22 Oct 2016 - Community at Moseley Bog Join our guided walk at Moseley Bog Joy's Wood to discover the fungi that grows across the reserve.
25 Oct 2016 - Community at EcoPark Come and help maintain a variety of habitats at EcoPark and help propagate woodland plants with the Growing Local Project.
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23 Oct 2016 - Jazz at Dark Horse Canon brings you a bi-weekly event showcasing some of Birmingham’s best young jazz musicians offering their take on classic compositions from the Great American Songbook.
24 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016 - Community at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens (suitable for under 18s) Crisp and bright.
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23 Oct 2016 - Workshop at Birmingham Holistic Centre Huge energetic shifts are currently affecting our lives on a global yet very personal level.
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