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FixMyStreet
Dumped clothing, 17th November 

17 Nov 17

Clothing continually being dumped Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 173 Farnham Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


Blog
How to get from German Market Birmingham to Ice Rink and Big Wheel 

17 Nov 17

The ice rink is now on a new site in Digbeth this year – here’s how to get to it from German Market…


News
Cigarettes and alcohol stolen in early morning burglary in Tamworth 

17 Nov 17

POLICE in Tamworth are appealing for witnesses following an early morning burglary where cigarettes, alcohol and cash were stolen.


FixMyStreet
Fiotpath beeds repair, 16th November 

16 Nov 17

Hayley walkway off five ways island near to thus sign u will see that the footpath is in need of serious repair Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Ladywood Middleway, Ladywood Report on FixMyStreet…


Event
Birmingham’s Christmas Ice Rink and Big Wheel, 17 Nov 2017 – 7 Jan 2018 

16 Nov 17

17 Nov 2017 – 7 Jan 2018 – Community at Eastside Park (suitable for under 18s) Birmingham’s Christmas Ice Rink and Big Wheel event is back this year and it’s safe to say it’s bigger and better than ever.


Local news
New database to help Brummies discover their roots 

16 Nov 17

A digital database, containing around 1.5 million burial and cremation records, has been launched to help families trace their Birmingham ancestors.


FixMyStreet
Dumped rubbish accumulating, 16th November 

16 Nov 17

Dumped rubbish accumulating Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 169 Farnham Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Dumped rubbish accumulating blocking postbox access, 16th November 

16 Nov 17

Dumped rubbish accumulating blocking postbox access Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 14 Farnham Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Dumped mattress & accumulating rubbish, 15th November 

15 Nov 17

Dumped mattress accumulating rubbish Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 153 Greenhill Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Fault, 15th November 

15 Nov 17

Light not working Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 88 Oxhill Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Arsonists destroy £340k luxury home in SECOND fire in just two days 

15 Nov 17

Firefighters were sent to the derelict large detached home in Church Lane, Handsworth, at 2.53am last Saturday morning…


FixMyStreet
Accumulating dumped rubbish both sides of Rd, 14th November 

14 Nov 17

Accumulating dumped rubbish both sides of Rd Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 8 Headingley Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


Blog
Birmingham is getting a pop-up PUG cafe 

14 Nov 17

Digbeth cafe Kanteen is hosting a pets and coffee day for pug owners…


News
Handsworth man charged over fatal hit-and-run crash 

14 Nov 17

The man is charged with perverting the course of justice after the death of Krishna Devi Droch, 62.


Rugby
Man charged by police investigating fatal hit-and-run in Handsworth 

14 Nov 17

Charged with perverting the court of justice…


News
Handsworth death crash victim ‘foundation of our family’ 

11 Nov 17

Krishna Devi Droch, 62, was killed in a hit-and-run in Birmingham on Thursday.


Rugby
First picture of much-loved grandma killed in Rookery Road hit and run – family pay tribute 

11 Nov 17

Krishna Devi Droch, aged 62, was hit as she crossed Rookery Road in Handsworth…


FixMyStreet
Large amount of Rubbish and Leaves, 10th November 

10 Nov 17

Please can a street clean be done on Grove Lane B21 Handsworth.


Rugby
Fire rips through Handsworth ‘tip’ house in suspected arson attack 

10 Nov 17

Mounds of rubbish littered the drive until a clean-up operation took place less than a month ago…


FixMyStreet
Bags of clothing dumped, 10th November 

10 Nov 17

Bags of clothing dumped Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 173 Farnham Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Rookery Road hit and run tragedy: Distraught friends pay tribute to a ‘lovely lady’ 

10 Nov 17

Police are now hunting the driver who failed stop at the Soho Road junction…


FixMyStreet
Dumped rubbish bags accumulating Yet again, 9th November 

9 Nov 17

Dumped rubbish bags accumulating Yet again Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 167 Farnham Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Dumped rubbish bags accumulating, 9th November 

9 Nov 17

Dumped rubbish bags accumulating Yet again Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 1 Avenue Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


News
Woman sadly dies following a hit and run in Handsworth. 

9 Nov 17

Sgt Alan Wood, from the West Midlands Police collision investigation unit, is appealing for information after a woman, aged 62, sadly died following a collision involving a car which failed to stop in Handsworth.


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.


FixMyStreet
Unused road signs and cones, 7th November 

7 Nov 17

Sheepcote street near to the traffic crossing there’s unused road signs and cones that need collecting please Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 35 Sheepcote Street, Ladywood Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Damaged footpath, 7th November 

7 Nov 17

Ladywood middleway near to a bus stop is this part of the footpath which us very dangerous and hasn’t been looked at fir a long time,thus us a dangerous trip Hazzard and needs fixing asap Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically…


Rugby
Police hunt driver after OAP knocked down in crash in College Road, Handsworth Wood 

7 Nov 17

Motorist left the scene before officers arrived…


Sport
Ruthless Burntwood RUFC secure victory against tough Handsworth side 

6 Nov 17

Burntwood RUFC made the most of their scoring opportunities to pass a stern test posed by Handsworth.


Sport
In pictures: Burntwood RUFC v Handsworth 

5 Nov 17

Burntwood RUFC continued their imperious start to the season with a win over Handsworth – photographer Joanne Gough captured the match action on camera…


Rugby
Police swoop on city street after reports of ‘men with shotgun’ 

3 Nov 17

Officers were called to Vincent Street in Ladywood at around 3.15pm on Thursday…


News
Burglary suspect caught on camera in a tight spot in Handsworth 

3 Nov 17

A suspected burglar bit off more than he could chew when he got stuck in an extractor at a takeaway for SEVEN HOURS and had to shout to passers-by for help.


Blog feature
Highlights from TCT Inspired Minds 2017 

2 Nov 17

BCA spoke with teachers, industry partners, and rising stars of the 3D printing world at TCT Inspired Minds 2017 .


FixMyStreet
Large amount of dumped bags and waste accumulating, 2nd November 

2 Nov 17

Large amount of dumped bags and waste accumulating Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 1 Avenue Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Graffiti on wall, 1st November 

1 Nov 17

Sheepcote street opposite the cresant theatre there is graffiti on the wall it has been reported before but hasn’t been cleaned Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 31 Sheepcote Street, Ladywood…


FixMyStreet
Uneven footpath, 1st November 

1 Nov 17

Sheepcote street off broad street next to Novotel hotel the footpath has many uneven paving slabs and is a trip hazzard Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Sheepcote Street, Ladywood Report on FixMyStreet…


News
On-the-run Handsworth paedophile Michael Pinder wanted by police 

1 Nov 17

Michael Pinder was given bail by magistrates at an earlier hearing…


News
Birmingham’s Soho Road shut after shots fired by kebab house 

1 Nov 17

Soho Road, in Handsworth, remains closed after shots were fired on Tuesday night outside a kebab shop.


News
Shots fired at a kebab house on Soho Road in Handsworth. 

1 Nov 17

An investigation has been launched after shots were fired at a kabab house in Handsworth on Tuesday night (31/10).


Rugby
Shots fired at Spices kebab house sparking 12 HOUR closure of Soho Road in Handsworth 

1 Nov 17

West Midlands Police checking hospitals for potential victims…


Blog
Birmingham’s first zero waste supermarket is opening and you have to bring your own containers 

1 Nov 17

The Clean Kilo in Digbeth will sell everything from milk and coffee to toiletries and cleaning products…


Rugby
A41 Soho Road in Handsworth CLOSED over police incident – what we know so far 

1 Nov 17

The reason for the closure was not known…


FixMyStreet
Lighting in in Queens avenue. 1 light out for one year. The other one faulty., 31st October 

31 Oct 17

Council not bothered..


Rugby
Jermain Defoe ‘inspired’ by brave Moin Younis named Teenage Child of Courage at Pride of Britain awards 

31 Oct 17

Moin Younis, from Handsworth Wood, is the only youngster in the world to suffer from a rare, agonising and life-limiting skin condition.


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

31 Oct 17

Vocalist and musician Ghostpoet is coming to Digbeth.


Rugby
Skip fire sends smoke billowing over Birmingham city centre 

30 Oct 17

Roads closed as firefighters tackled blaze on Rea Street South in Digbeth…


FixMyStreet
Soho Rd, Council Litter bin not emptied again., 30th October 

30 Oct 17

The New and old Council ‘Soho Rd BID’ New bins just put in along Soho Rd and part of Grove lane, still are not being emptied regulary, which results when full, litter ends up on the pavements making shopping area look untidy and messy…


FixMyStreet
Victoria Rd Fly tipping left for weeks on pavements, Handsworth., 30th October 

30 Oct 17

There is fly tipping on public pavements along Victoria Rd, Handsorth ,some of it reported to Birmingham City Council but still not removed close to 2 months – Next to 42 Victoria Rd about 20 bags and bed base.


Rugby
Handsworth 16s 79 – 17 – Cannock 

30 Oct 17

Strong Season continues…


FixMyStreet
Lots of torn rubbish bags on pavement, 29th October 

29 Oct 17

A number of bin bags full of clothing dumped and torn open on pavement.


News
Mekel Sterling: Five charged with murder over Hockley drive-by shooting 

27 Oct 17

Five to appear in court after 36-year-old was gunned down outside shops in Great Hampton Row…


Rugby
Man gunned down in drive-by shooting in Sycamore Road, Handsworth 

26 Oct 17

Victim, 25, shot from passing car…


FixMyStreet
Rubbish dumped, 26th October 

26 Oct 17

Vacuous t***s have decided that this is the very best place to dump anything they no longer want.


News
Four men arrested over Birmingham drive-by shooting murder 

25 Oct 17

Mekel Sterling, 36, died in the shooting outside shops in Great Hampton Row, Hockley, Birmingham.


FixMyStreet
Dumped waste bags starting to accumulate, 25th October 

25 Oct 17

Dumped waste bags starting to accumulate Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 165 Farnham Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Huge amount of dumped bags previously reported and not removed, 25th October 

25 Oct 17

Huge amount of dumped bags previously reported and not removed So accumulating daily Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 1 Avenue Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Dumped rubbish blocking pavement access, 25th October 

25 Oct 17

Dumped rubbish blocking pavement access Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 343 Rookery Road, Handsworth Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Woman in hospital after three-vehicle crash closes road 

24 Oct 17

One woman taken to hospital after crash on Soho Hill in Hockley…


Rugby
Trickster posing as policeman preys on Handsworth OAP 

24 Oct 17

She gave him her bank details after he convinced her he was investigating fraud…


Rugby
Shocking footage the family wants you to see after father-of-three left critical in hit-and-run 

23 Oct 17

He had just left a shop after attending prayers at a temple on the Soho Road…