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Erdington barman offering advertising opportunity – on his forehead 

19 Aug 18

Pub worker turning himself into tattoo billboard…


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Manhunt as driver mows down victim in hit-and-run after alleged ‘dispute’ in Erdington 

17 Aug 18

A man in his 20s was struck on Hillaries Road, Gravelly Hill…


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Supermarket in Erdington caught selling smuggled cigarettes and booze 

17 Aug 18

Extra Supermarket in Erdington has had its licence revoked following an investigation by city trading standards officers…


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Fire drama following major chip shop blaze in Kingstanding 

15 Aug 18

Photographs from the scene show smoke billowing out from the building on Finchley Road…


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Double bed base fly tipped in Osborne road, 14th August 

14 Aug 18

This bed base is on the pavement Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 61 Wilton Road, Erdington Report on FixMyStreet…


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Police hunt for ‘most wanted’ burglary suspect after Sutton Coldfield and Erdington raids 

13 Aug 18

A chief inspector has described Barry Davison as his ‘top wanted’ burglary suspect…


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Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after car carrying seven children crashed in Kingstanding 

12 Aug 18

Citroen hit parked cars on Kettlehouse Road, Kingstanding, on Friday night…


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Driver quizzed by police as car crashes with eight children packed inside in Kingstanding 

11 Aug 18

Miracle as serious injuries avoided as Citroen hits parked cars on Kettlehouse Road, Kingstanding…


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Evil rapist who attacked women for ‘drugs payment’ in bid for freedom 

11 Aug 18

Gavin Riley, from Kingstanding, has appealed against 19-year sentence…


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Numerous pot holes!, 10th August 

10 Aug 18

Terrible bit of road! Numerous pot holes, plays havoc with cars tracking! Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 124 Reservoir Road, Erdington Report on FixMyStreet…


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How council traced woman after appalling fly-tipping inside Sutton Park 

8 Aug 18

A pile of black bin bags and sacks discovered the correspondence addressed to Sweet, of Kingstanding…


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This is how fast drivers were speeding in Great Barr and Kingstanding 

7 Aug 18

Police officers responded to complaints by locals and conducted pro-laser speed checks…


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Dangerous rubbish gas bottle, 7th August 

7 Aug 18

The rubbish is 6ft high and there is a gas bottle Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 23 Norbiton Road, Kingstanding Report on FixMyStreet…


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Kingstanding crash: VW driver ‘making progress’ after horror Kingsland Road smash with stolen Audi 

6 Aug 18

West Midlands Police has issued an update on two crash victims following a fatal collision on July 29…


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Man critical after being struck in the head with blunt object in Erdington 

6 Aug 18

Police are hunting for a black man in his 60s with long grey dreadlocks after the attack in Gravelly Hill…


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Detectives launch appeal after a man was found unconscious with serious head injuries in Erdington 

6 Aug 18

Detectives have issued a description of a man they are looking for, after a man was found unconscious with serious head injuries on Gravelly Hill in Erdington at around 2.50AM on Monday morning (06/08).


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Driver smashes into telegraph pole just yards away from fatal Kingstanding crash 

4 Aug 18

The collision happened near Lisson Grove, which is a stones throw away from last weeks fatality on Kingsland Road…


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Family of Kingstanding crash victim Sarah Giles send heartwarming message to community 

3 Aug 18

Sarah’s family have said they are overwhelmed by all the support shown by the local community following our daughters death…


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Water supply interruptions expected during water pipe repairs in Erdington. 

2 Aug 18

Crew from Severn Trent Water are repairing a water pipe in Erdington today (02/08), which may be causing water supplies to be off or at low pressure for some of customers.


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Brandon Daniels in court charged over Kingstanding crash which killed Sarah Giles 

1 Aug 18

Sarah Giles, who was a passenger in the Volkswagen, died after the collision…


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Parents pay tribute to Kingstanding crash victim Sarah Giles, as police charge man over her death 

31 Jul 18

Sarah Giles, 20, was in VW Golf which was in collision with Audi A3 moments after it had failed to stop for police…


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‘RIP Sarah’ tributes to woman killed in Kingstanding crash 

31 Jul 18

Fresh floral tributes have been laid at the scene of the Kingsland Road crash…


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Stolen Audi involved in Kingstanding death crash had another smash hours earlier 

31 Jul 18

The A3 was chased by police when it collided with a VW Golf, killing a woman…


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‘Wish I could have done more for her’ – Kingstanding mourns tragic crash victim, 20, after Kingsland Road police chase 

31 Jul 18

West Midlands Police say its making swift progress with the investigation…


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Police confirm Audi involved in tragic Kingstanding crash was stolen 

30 Jul 18

West Midlands Police said officers were continuing to investigate the collision…


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Fire crews tear roof from car as woman killed in Kingstanding police chase crash 

30 Jul 18

Two others badly injured and four arrested…


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DEATH ON KINGSLAND ROAD FOLLOWING CAR CHASE 

30 Jul 18

A woman has died in a crash with a suspected stolen car being chased by police in Oscott West Midlands Police said officers had been involved in a “short pursuit” of the Audi A3 on Sunday night through Kingstanding.


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Residents saw car ‘flying through the air’ in horrific police chase crash 

30 Jul 18

One dead and four injured in Kingstanding smash which followed pursuit…


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Drug smuggler who hid heroin in leather jackets in sentence cut plea 

30 Jul 18

Danhyal Younis Khan from Erdington, was locked up for seven-and-a-half years…


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Woman dies and four arrested after crash in police chase through Kingstanding 

29 Jul 18

A police cordon remains in place from Wandsworth Road through to Cooksey Lane…


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Woman dies and four arrested after crash in police chase through Kingstanding 

29 Jul 18

A police cordon remains in place from Wandsworth Road through to Cooksey Lane…


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Armed police swoop after ‘axe-wielding’ rampage on Erdington pub garden and house 

26 Jul 18

Armed police were called to the Village Green, in Marsh Hill, shortly before 10pm on Thursday night…


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Please remove, 25th July 

25 Jul 18

Burnt out mattress caused by homeless

Off new sreet top of ramp Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Wilton Market Sutton New Road, Erdington Report on FixMyStreet…


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THE NEXT OSCOTT NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICE TASKING MEETING 

23 Jul 18

The last of the current meetings of the Oscott Police Neighbourhood Tasking Group meetings is arrangedfor the 20/08/2018 at 18:30 hours at the Elim Church.


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Audi TT obliterated as driver smashes into lamppost and fencing in Erdington 

23 Jul 18

Residents can be seen in the street, with police being called to the scene at 1.40am on Sunday…


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Man stabbed in broad daylight attack in Kingstanding 

23 Jul 18

Two serious crimes in less than an hour in city suburb…


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Masked gunman storms Coral bookmakers as police swoop to make arrest in Kingstanding 

21 Jul 18

The incident took place on the Kingstanding Circle…


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High street conmen ripping women off by selling fake perfume in Erdington 

21 Jul 18

Their favourite patch is opposite St Barnabas Church and they sell out of carrier bags…


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Range Rover owner reveals why he dumped motor outside Erdington dealership 

20 Jul 18

Business owner Steven Hamilton reveals all to BirminghamLive…


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Dumped fridge, 19th July 

19 Jul 18

There is a fridge/freezer lying on the grass on the central grassed area Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 288 Kings Road, Kingstanding Report on FixMyStreet…


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Range Rover owner reveals why he dumped £63k motor outside Erdington dealership 

19 Jul 18

Motorist says luxury vehicle was a present for his pregnant wife…


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From Aldi to Nando’s – potential Kingstanding pub sale sparks mass rumours 

19 Jul 18

The derelict pub had previously been on the market for 375,000…


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£53k Range Rover Vogue left outside Erdington dealership Lancaster Land Rover in protest 

19 Jul 18

Firm to meet customer ‘to agree a way forward…


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Air ambulance scrambled after man falls from roof in Kingstanding 

17 Jul 18

Chopper landed on Burford Road playing fields…


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Birmingham street ‘re-named’ after England’s World Cup heroics 

14 Jul 18

One street on the border of Great Barr and Kingstanding has moved to pay tribute to him…


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Thug threatened to kill Gravelly Hill train worker with smashed bottle of Lambrini 

13 Jul 18

Mark Fisher, 35, has been jailed after a terrifying incident at Gravelly Hill rail station…


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‘Amazing’ playgroup leader who cared for 1,200 children in Kingstanding retires after 30 years 

13 Jul 18

Carol Roney, 63, provided much-needed support for more than three decades…


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Two shops held up at gunpoint by robbers just 24 hours apart in Erdington 

13 Jul 18

The double raid has sparked concern among local residents…


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Burnt out mattress, 11th July 

11 Jul 18

Homeless people burnt a mattress out on the upper level car park of wilton market new Street entrance b236rp Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 67 High Street, Erdington Report on FixMyStreet…


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Gunshots and violence: mum living in fear vows never to return to Birmingham 

10 Jul 18

The mother-of-four spoke to BirminghamLive about violence in Erdington and how she wants to start new life away from B23…


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Killings and violence: a shattering 12 months in Kingstanding 

8 Jul 18

Residents are reeling, with one branding the past 12 months as ‘absolutely outrageous…


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Teenager tried to get to Syria and then showed how to share beheading videos 

6 Jul 18

Erdington 16-year-old ‘serious risk’ – but judge refuses to allow BirminghamLive to name him…


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Tiny kittens tied-up in Aldi bag and tossed over Kingstanding garden fence 

6 Jul 18

RSPCA in desperate hunt for culprit after they found close to death…


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Despicable thief swipes charity cash during Erdington nursery raid 

5 Jul 18

The shameless burglary happened at Moonstone Day Care…


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Old residents disabled bay, 3rd July 

3 Jul 18

Ex residents disabled bay no longer living there 57 hart rd erdington already this rd is over parked with recent leisure centre opened at top of hart rd and edwards rd Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing…


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Fatally stabbed Kingstanding man was ‘loving grandad’ 

2 Jul 18

A teenager is charged with murder after the fatal stabbing in a Birmingham park.


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Loving grandad Dean Ward named as Kingstanding murder victim 

2 Jul 18

Dean Ward died last Wednesday following a stabbing in Finchley Park, Kingstanding on June 20.


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Police search Finchley Park in Kingstanding for knives after stabbing tragedy 

2 Jul 18

Weapons sweep after man, 45, fatally knifed last month…


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Man, 45, dies week after Kingstanding stabbing 

28 Jun 18

A teenager is charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.


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Stabbing victim, 45, dies after knife attack in Finchley Park, Kingstanding 

28 Jun 18

The victim, who has not been named, was wounded in the leg and groin eight days ago…