Birmingham news and blogs Tuesday 12 December 2017
Advanced
Careimages website hosting sponsor

 

Birmingham Eastside

1255 stories

RSS feed for Birmingham Eastside

 

Local news
Coming Out exhibition to open in Birmingham 

7 Dec 17

Over 80 modern and contemporary art work on sexuality, gender and identity is to be displayed Birmingham Museum in December.


Local news
Horrific video released of lorry driver ploughing into two cars 

7 Dec 17

Police release horrific video of a lorry driver who accelerated into stationary traffic on the M6 after apparently falling asleep at the wheel.


Local news
Live: #DJUK17 – Data Journalism UK conference 2017 

5 Dec 17

Data journalists from around the UK and abroad are participating in the second Data Journalism UK conference.


Local news
The Rainbow Venues: A timeline of the controversy that cost Digbeth nightclub it’s licence 

28 Nov 17

Popular Digbeth  nightclub  The Rainbow Venues will close their doors officially after the decision by Birmingham City Council on Tuesday to revoke their license.


Local news
Police investigating series of muggings near Hamstead Hall Academy school 

25 Nov 17

Police are currently investigating six thefts, which have taken place in the Handsworth Wood area of Birmingham against children from a local secondary school.


Local news
Live: Rainbow Venues License review 

24 Nov 17

West Midlands police and the City Council are meeting today to review the license for the Rainbow venues and determine its future operation within Birmingham Phoebe Greggor , Alex Walters and Rhiannon Davies will be bringing live coverage from the …


Local news
Live: #brumtechawards17 

23 Nov 17

Silicon Canal is hosting the Birmingham Tech Awards 2017 at The Birmingham Repertory Theatre this evening.


Local news
Live: Birmingham MCM Comic Con 

18 Nov 17

MCM Comic Con has returned to Birmingham for its final show of 2017.


Local news
Daughter’s emotional plea to find killers after her dad dies in Tile Cross house fire 

14 Nov 17

The daughter of a man killed when a firework was set off in his Birmingham house has appealed for information to help catch her father’s killers.


Local news
Cycling: Birmingham has the highest demand for more investments among 7 cities 

14 Nov 17

The Birmingham Vintage Ride 2013.


Local news
Group launches appeal for donations to help support Birmingham’s homeless this Christmas 

9 Nov 17

The Birmingham Support Group has launched its Christmas outreach programme to collect clothes, food and donations to help the homeless and needy across the city.


Local news
Early morning raids see three arrested in Sparkhill over series of car key burglaries 

9 Nov 17

Three men have been arrested in Birmingham in connection with a series of car key burglaries in Staffordshire.


Local news
One in every 88 people in Birmingham are homeless 

8 Nov 17

Homeless man – Creative Commons Birmingham leads cities in the West Midlands with the highest numbers of homelessness.


Local news
Appeal launched to ensure Birmingham doesn’t forget “important and unusual” poet Constance Naden 

8 Nov 17

Descendants of poet Constance Naden have launched a campaign to restore her grave in Birmingham after it was left in fragments.


Local news
New zero waste supermarket The Clean Kilo to open in Birmingham in 2018 

8 Nov 17

A zero-waste supermarket is set to open in Birmingham in 2018.


Local news
Businesses and residents hand over petition in bid to prevent new Tesco Express store from opening in Sutton Coldfield 

8 Nov 17

A petition against the opening of a new Tesco Express store in Sutton Coldfield has been handed over to Birmingham City Council.


Local news
Author reveals how five miscarriages has sparked her fight to get more support for grieving parents 

8 Nov 17

“Miscarriage makes you appreciate every sleepless night” Zoe Clark-Coates The grief of losing one child through miscarriage would be heartbreaking for any parent.


Local news
Object on overhead wires at Selly Oak causing delays to cross city line train services through Birmingham 

8 Nov 17

Passengers travelling on the cross city line through Birmingham are facing delays due to an object on overhead wires near Selly Oak.


Local news
More than half of Midlands MPs support abortion clinic buffer zones 

7 Nov 17

Pro-life campaigners opposite the BPAS clinic on Romford Road, Stratford.


Local news
“Anorexia caused me to have heart failure – but I didn’t care about dying” 

7 Nov 17

A Birmingham woman who battled anorexia for six years has revealed how the eating disorder took over her life.


Local news
Councillors to debate possible closure of 14 community daycare nurseries across Birmingham 

7 Nov 17

The future of 14 community daycare nurseries across Birmingham is in doubt – with union bosses claiming proposed closures have left staff “devastated”.


Local news
Birmingham woman charged over series of distraction burglaries 

7 Nov 17

A Birmingham woman has been charged after a series of distraction burglaries.


Local news
Organiser of Elementz of Couture show hoping to put Birmingham back on the fashion map 

31 Oct 17

The organiser of a fashion show in Birmingham says it’s time the city was put back on the style map.


Local news
Birmingham cinema boss lands new role running film premieres in London’s Leicester Square 

31 Oct 17

Paul Millington The general manager of Broad Street’s Cineworld will soon be responsible for major movie premieres after landing a job running the flagship Leicester Square cinema in London.


Local news
Ghostpoet to perform at Mama Roux’s in Digbeth 

31 Oct 17

Vocalist and musician Ghostpoet is coming to Digbeth.


Local news
Birmingham festival using the arts to raise awareness of mental health issues across the city 

27 Oct 17

A festival in Birmingham has been raising awareness of mental health through various art pieces.


Local news
Expert says parkour is booming in Birmingham 

26 Oct 17

A Birmingham parkour expert believes the activity is on the rise across the city.


Local news
Hunt for attacker who shot cat with an air gun in Perry Barr 

25 Oct 17

A cat is recovering after being shot in Perry Barr.


Local news
Project to showcase Birmingham through music celebrates a second year 

25 Oct 17

A city-wide music project in Birmingham is celebrating its second year.


Local news
Mother of murdered Birmingham man Isaiah Young-Sam launches fresh appeal to find his killer 

25 Oct 17

The mother of a man murdered in Birmingham has made a fresh appeal to find her son’s killer more than a decade after his death.


Local news
Birmingham paramedic: “We’re a very precious resource and should be a last resort for most problems” 

25 Oct 17

Being able to dial 999 and get an ambulance when we need emergency treatment is taken as a given by most people – but with an increased demand on the ambulance service alongside call-outs for non-emergency situations, paramedic Rob Moore told …


Local news
Birmingham City Council looking at ways to improve safety on Pershore Road after death of cyclist 

24 Oct 17

Birmingham City Council says it is looking at measures to improve safety on the Pershore Road following the death of a cyclist.


Local news
Volunteers operating street patrols to tackle crime in Washwood Heath and Bordesley 

24 Oct 17

A group of community leaders, volunteers and local councillors have started street patrols in Washwood Heath and Bordesley to prevent knife and gun crime, prostitutions and anti-social behaviour.


Local news
Restrict Birmingham abortion clinic protest, says MP 

23 Oct 17

Birmingham MP Preet Gill says constituents have expressed concern about a campaign outside a local abortion clinic.


Local news
The City Council announces Clean Air Zone for taxi and private hire vehicles 

23 Oct 17

Head of Licensing in Birmingham City Council, Chris Neville in a live stream Birmingham City Council announced the UK Plan for Clean Air Zones for taxi and private hire vehicles to meet the zero emission standards.


Local news
Birmingham Conservatoire launches Jazz Club 

23 Oct 17

Birmingham Conservatoire Orchestra The newly established state-of-the-art Birmingham Conservatoire Jazz Club launches in full swing on Monday night, with a line-up of entertainment programs.


Local news
Diwali and fireworks: Birmingham did experience a relative loss in air quality 

23 Oct 17

Air pollution in Birmingham worsened significantly during this weekend’s spiritual event.


Local news
West Midlands Police charity wins national volunteering award 

23 Oct 17

Socks and Chocs has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services, the highest award for volunteering services in the UK.


Local news
SEE: 50 pictures that prove marathons are the new Halloween 

18 Oct 17

embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .


Local news
EU workers in the NHS: Birmingham hospitals leavers are on the rise 

17 Oct 17

The proportion of EU workers leaving Birmingham NHS trusts has increased in 5 out of 6 hospitals in the last year.


Local news
Birmingham writer challenges herself to write 100,000 words in a month 

16 Oct 17

An Erdington accounts assistant is up to write 100,000 words in one month during an international writing challenge covering six continents.


Local news
Police chief visits South & City College 

16 Oct 17

David Jamieson (WMPCC) addressing students at South City College The West Midlands Police Crime Commissioner visited South City College in Birmingham today (Monday October 16 2017).


Local news
“Scientology is like crack”, ex-member warns 

16 Oct 17

Pitmaston House.


Local news
Fierce Festival returns to Birmingham. 

16 Oct 17

Photo by Deinse Chan  The Fierce Festival returns to Birmingham today (16th October 2017), with acts from Dorian Electra and Selina Bonneli.


Local news
A 36-year journey culminates at Birmingham Marathon 

16 Oct 17

Photo from @TeamEdwards800 A marathon runner completed a 36-year journey when he set a new world record for running 800 marathons  — all under 200 minutes.


Local news
The Running Viola breaks world record in Birmingham 

16 Oct 17

‘The Running Viola’, has set yet another world record this weekend at the Birmingham International Marathon .


Local news
Big screen success for Birmingham based special effects studio 

16 Oct 17

Photo credit: Twitter @FatherPhantom Halloween’s come a few weeks early for one Birmingham business.


Local news
#RedSky: Five talking points 

16 Oct 17

Monday’s mixed weather conditions are due in part to the threat of Hurricane Ophelia , but they have brought some delight in the marvel at the Red Sky pictured across the UK.


Local news
Big Sleuth Bears raise over 250,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital 

13 Oct 17

Last night 91 of the Big Sleuth Bears, which have brought the streets of Birmingham, Solihull and Sutton Coldfield alive with colour this summer, went under the hammer at the ThinkTank Science Museum.


Local news
Appeal for witnesses after female cyclist dies in Edgbaston crash 

10 Oct 17

A female cyclist involved in a crash in Edgbaston has died.


Local news
The Vintage Kilo Sale is back at the Custard Factory 

9 Oct 17

The Vintage Kilo Sale stopped at Birmingham on Saturday 7th of October, selling vintage clothes for £15 a kilo.


Local news
Pershore Road closed after cyclist is involved in crash with a lorry 

9 Oct 17

Emergency services at the scene of the crash on the Pershore Road A main route in Birmingham has been closed after a crash.


Local news
Cork popping makes wine taste better 

9 Oct 17

Photo by Ginny .


Local news
Birmingham Market move delayed again 

9 Oct 17

Birmingham market has been delayed once again, after a malfunction with the sprinkler caused the latest delay.


Local news
Birmingham immigration checks netting more Brits than any other nationality 

9 Oct 17

Picture courtesy of the Home Office (Creative Commons licence) One out of every four people stopped by immigration officers in Birmingham are British nationals , according to figures revealed Monday as part of a nationwide investigation.


Local news
Motorcyclist in hospital after crashing into car in Edgbaston 

5 Oct 17

A motorcyclist has crashed into a car in Edgbaston.


Local news
The National Wedding Show comes to Birmingham 

30 Sep 17

The National Wedding Show 2017 The National Wedding Show has arrived in Birmingham this weekend.


Local news
EGX 2017 live! 

21 Sep 17

The Eurogamer Expo is the biggest gaming event in the UK and takes place at the NEC.


Local news
Birmingham developer teaming up with Sir David Attenborough to create new virtual reality app to help hospice patients 

14 Sep 17

A Birmingham developer is teaming up with Sir David Attenborough to create a new virtual reality app which could help hospice patients manage their pain.


Local news
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra boosted by £800,000 legacy 

11 Sep 17

A donor has gifted an £800,000 legacy to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.