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Fox escapes ‘horrible death’ on Erdington allotment after gardener’s mistake 

22 Jun 18

The fox became entangled in a net in Yenton Grove…


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Teenager stabbed repeatedly after being chased through Lozells – what we know so far 

22 Jun 18

The Lozells stabbing comes only two days after a man was stabbed in Kingstanding…


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Teen thug Brandon Lee Hayden who threatened to ‘blow kneecaps off’ homeowner loses appeal 

21 Jun 18

The teenager from Erdington slashed one man with a Stanley knife and threatened a couple and child with a shotgun but felt his sentence was too harsh…


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Tragic last moments of popular dad Christopher Colgan who shot himself in freak Erdington house shooting 

21 Jun 18

Firearms expert Huw Griffiths ruled that Mr Colgan had pressed a revolver against his head before pulling the trigger…


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‘Finchley Park needs levelling’ – Furious reaction as man, 45, stabbed in Kingstanding 

20 Jun 18

Surrounding streets were sealed off as officers launched an investigation…


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Man, 45, stabbed in Finchley Park, Kingstanding – what neighbours have said 

20 Jun 18

No arrests had been made…


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Man stabbed in Finchley Park, Kingstanding – what we know so far 

20 Jun 18

The 45-year-old victim was found just before 7am…


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Watch: Police uncover £138k cannabis factory at fire-hit Erdington house 

19 Jun 18

Firefighters were originally called to a fire at a house in Church Road…


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Erdington DIY shop slammed with £10k fine for fly-tipping in Aston 

18 Jun 18

A2Z DIY Hardware, Plumbing and Heating Merchants prosecuted as Birmingham City Council crackdown on dumped waste…


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Teenage driver ploughs into house in devastating Erdington junction smash 

18 Jun 18

Two ambulances, firefighters and police were called to the Streetly Road-Marlow Road junction…


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‘Paddy the park keeper’ uncovers eight-inch knife concealed near Erdington playground 

17 Jun 18

The grim discovery was made on Saturday morning…


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Former footballer staging Erdington family fun day to raise awareness of charity 

14 Jun 18

Tom Stevenson set up The Battlefund after being diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis…


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Big turnout expected for funeral of Kingstanding roofer Danny Blount as friend pens emotional poem 

14 Jun 18

Family friend Helen Peevor has paid tribute to Dan the lad on the eve of his funeral…


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Fly tipping, 13th June 

13 Jun 18

Ally way between houses next to 136 Moore end lane erdington builders rubbish dumped preventing access to garages and gardens Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 134 Edwards Road, Erdington Report…


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Smoke billows from home in devastating house fire in Crayford Road, Kingstanding 

13 Jun 18

Due to the severity of the fire, the occupier – a woman – had to rehoused by the council…


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Several problems, litter everywhere, tv dumped on island, illegal parking outside no 26 . Drain in chinley grove needs clearing, 11th June 

11 Jun 18

Flytipping.


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Boy, 10, caught carrying knife into Birmingham primary school 

9 Jun 18

Police called to Yenton Primary School, Erdington, and seized the blade from the youngster…


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Wispas and Crunchies stolen in Kingstanding Iceland supermarket robbery 

8 Jun 18

A police van was filmed outside the store during rush-hour on June 7…


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Police hunt hooded gang following smash and grab Audi theft from Erdington driveway 

7 Jun 18

Police are hunting three suspects following the theft of a car from a driveway in George Road, Erdington…


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‘The wave machine is back!’ what families love about super-improved Kingstanding swimming baths 

7 Jun 18

The star of the show is the cool new yellow divers helmet with buckets, spray guns and a blue shark…


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Music mogul and award-winning chef pay tribute to Birmingham’s Spaghetti Junction 

7 Jun 18

Love it or hate it, Spaghetti Junction (officially named Gravelly Hill Interchange) is a major landmark for the Birmingham area.


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Hero members of public save man’s life in High Street, Erdington 

6 Jun 18

Members of the public rushed to the man’s aid outside Boots…


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Wave of excitement as Kingstanding swimming feature finally opens 

5 Jun 18

The new-look pool features a cool yellow divers helmet water feature and a baby slide…


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Best places for swimming lessons for adults and kids in Birmingham 

4 Jun 18

Adults and children’s lessons are being held at Fox Hollies, Cocks Moors Woods, Kingstanding Wellbeing Centre, Stechford Leisure, Sir Doug Ellis Sports Centre and more…


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How the school budget cuts are hitting one Birmingham school 

2 Jun 18

Michelle Gay is the headteacher of Osborne primary, a 270-pupil local authority school in Erdington, on the north-eastern edge of Birmingham.


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Debris in gutter., 28th May 

28 May 18

Tree branch in road.


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Watch: Astonishing scenes as flash floods devastate Birmingham roads 

28 May 18

Footage from across the city – including Kings Heath, Erdington, Stirchley, Edgbaston and many more areas – reveals extent of flooding…


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Potholes, 27th May 

27 May 18

Both sides along heartlands parkway…


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Lights on during the day, 27th May 

27 May 18

2 x lights on during the day under M6 1 either side Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 5 Bromford Gate Bromford Lane, Erdington Report on FixMyStreet…


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Light on during the day, 27th May 

27 May 18

On during the day by bromford business park Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Heartlands Parkway, Erdington Report on FixMyStreet…


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Man in court over Kingstanding van driver crash death 

25 May 18

Andre Thomas has appeared before magistrates accused of the murder of Daniel Blount.


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Travel chaos as Cross City line shuts on the day Aston Villa fans head to Wembley 

25 May 18

A bus replacement service will be in place between Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield, Erdington and Birmingham New Street…


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Man charged with murder after death of Kingstanding roofer Daniel Blount in horror road smash 

24 May 18

Andre Thomas will appear before Birmingham magistrates tomorrow…


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Travel chaos as Cross City line shuts on day Aston Villa fans head to Wembley 

24 May 18

A bus replacement service will be in place between Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield, Erdington and Birmingham New Street…


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Terrified children spot gunman running down Kingstanding street 

24 May 18

Children ran and told a patrolling officer on Caverhsam Road in Kingstanding of man with a ‘gun…


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Dangerous 15 inch potholes, 22nd May 

22 May 18

Some large potholes that are an obvious danger.


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Knife checks carried out at Erdington and Sutton Coldfield schools 

22 May 18

St Edmund Campion and Plantsbrook School, had knife arch checks carried out…


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From Ikea to the Commonwealth Games: The rise of Erdington rapper Lady Sanity 

21 May 18

30 Under 30 finalist Lady Sanity on performing on a world stage and using her home city for some lyrical inspiration…


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Black bags full of grass cuttings and garden rubbish, 16th May 

16 May 18

Looks like someone has been working on their garden and been too lazy to take it to the tip Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 173 George Road, Stockland Green Report on FixMyStreet…


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Boy, 16, jailed for killing young dad as judge calls knife crime ‘a blight on Birmingham’ 

16 May 18

Teenager knifed victim five times as they brawled on a Kingstanding street…


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Fugitive Erdington burglar found hiding under duvet by police 

16 May 18

Marcus Woolley had been on the wanted list after breaching the terms of his prison release licence…


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Huge £120k cannabis factory discovered at Erdington home with man ‘hiding in loft’ 

14 May 18

The discovery was made at a property in Kingsbury Road after a tip-off was given to police…


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Man ‘attacks’ shoppers and policeman outside Lloyds TSB bank in Tyburn Road 

12 May 18

A man is in hospital following an alleged attack in Erdington…


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How youngsters struggling to find work are sprucing up high street in Kingstanding 

12 May 18

In Kingstanding youth unemployment is estimated to be around 25 per cent…


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Mystery thanker leaves this adorable note on ambulance in random act of kindness 

11 May 18

The random act of kindness was for the paramedics in Erdington…


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Young boys battered and robbed by masked gang in Kingstanding 

11 May 18

The terrifying incident took place outside the shops along Warren Farm Road…


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Kingstanding school given permission for 10ft fence 

10 May 18

The school said pupils had been intimidated by “threatening gestures” from nearby residents.


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Driver clocked at double the limit as 70 caught out in Kingstanding speeding crackdown 

9 May 18

Police blitz to protect pedestrians in busy city suburb…


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Deservs to get caught, 8th May 

8 May 18

This car is unbelievable blocking the foot path no consideration there is even designated offroad parking to the right of the car Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 798 Tyburn Road, Erdington Report…


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‘John this is for you mate. Up the Villa!’: Birmingham man raises £1,650 in memory of close friend who died from Leukemia 

8 May 18

Michael Day, 25, from Kingstanding, climbed Mount Snowdon to honour his close friend John O’keefe who died in March.


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Blocking path parked, 8th May 

8 May 18

This driver blocked footpath and some ones drive Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 794 Tyburn Road, Erdington Report on FixMyStreet…


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Three children rescued from bedroom following house fire 

8 May 18

The blaze happened on Edwards Road, Erdington, at 6am…


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Masked gang rip cash machine off bank wall – and drag it down Erdington street 

7 May 18

Gang struck at HSBC branch on High Street in the early hours…


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Man charged with attempted murder of Erdington neighbour who is ‘critical’ in hospital 

5 May 18

Adrian Byrne, 54, accused of stabbing neighbour in Abbeyfield Road…


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Struck down by grief and depression – how these Brummies have overcome their personal tragedies 

5 May 18

Kingstanding Food Community provides a vital service to help people turn their lives around after bouts of depression and illness…


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‘Driver grabbed by the throat in road rage attack’ near Mcdonalds on Chester Road in Erdington 

3 May 18

West Midlands Police say they believe there is footage of the attack at McDonalds, on the Chester Road…


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Paramedics left angry note ‘by UPS driver’ in Erdington 

2 May 18

The ambulance crew were told they had blocked a road when they answered a 999 call in Erdington.


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Here’s why workmen were spotted by landmark Josiah Mason statue in Erdington 

2 May 18

The statue at the roundabout junction of Chester Road and Orphanage Road is often dressed up to mark different events in the year…


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Local elections – Battle lines drawn in Sutton Coldfield and Erdington 

2 May 18

Voters will decide the make-up of Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council and Birmingham City Council for the next four years at the ballot boxes this Thursday…


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Delivery giant UPS launches probe after angry note left on ambulance answering Erdington 999 call 

2 May 18

The global delivery firm said ‘appropriate actions’ would be taken following the incident…