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Rugby
Evil couple smothered pensioner with plastic sheeting in doorstep robbery 

19 Apr 18

Joshua Grant, 27, and Olga Davidova, 20, jailed after attack in Selly Oak…


Rugby
Swimming baths to close after council sell-off – to re-open as a gym 

18 Apr 18

Tiverton Pool and Fitness Centre in Selly Oak will be closed down some time in May…


FixMyStreet
Several mattresses dumped, 18th April 

18 Apr 18

There has been a few mattresses dumped on the public pathway Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 127 Alwold Road, Selly Oak Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
‘Car keying’ vandal at large in leafy Birmingham street 

17 Apr 18

Lines of parked cars have been ‘keyed’ in a Bournville Housing Trust road…


FixMyStreet
Two adjacent (5″) potholes on entrance from bristol road south, 15th April 

15 Apr 18

Although small they are getting bigger as adjacent, and at entrance to griffins brook lane from Bristol road south.


FixMyStreet
10-15 inch potholes at front of police station, bournville lane, 15th April 

15 Apr 18

Potholes on bournville lane and entrance to police station, a potential danger to public and service vehicles.


FixMyStreet
Fly-tipping food-related refuse, Junction Hawthorne and Heath Roads, Bournville, 14th April 

14 Apr 18

About a dozen black bags of refuse piled around a lamppost near the Hawthorne Rd entrance to Rowheath Park.


Local news
#PositiveSWBrum Commonwealth Games handover – Meet Northfield’s Matthew Lambden 

14 Apr 18

Meet Matthew Lambden from Northfield.


Blog food
Loafing Brummie 

13 Apr 18

This weekend you can try ‘ Loafing Brummie ‘ a new collaboration between Loaf and Birmingham Brewing Company , an independent brewery and taproom based on Stirchley Industrial Estate, a stone’s throw from our bakery.


Local news
Local Election 2018: Candidates: Weoley & Selly Oak Ward 

12 Apr 18

Candidates for Weoley Selly Oak Ward TWO  candidates to be elected in the local government election 3rd May 2018 If candidates have submitted ‘500 Words’ you can access it by clicking on their name.


Local news
Local Election 2018: Candidates: Stirchley Ward 

12 Apr 18

Candidates for Stirchley Ward ONE  candidate to be elected in the local government election 3rd May 2018 If candidates have submitted ‘500 Words’ you can access it by clicking on their name.


Local news
Local Election 2018: Candidates: Bournville and Cotteridge Ward 

12 Apr 18

Candidates for Bournville and Cotteridge Ward TWO candidates to be elected in the local government election 3rd May 2018 If candidates have submitted ‘500 Words’ you can access it by clicking on their name.


Event
5Rhythms Dance, 17 Apr 2018 

12 Apr 18

17 Apr 2018 – Dance at Church of the Ascension, Stirchley A dynamic 5Rhythms weekly drop in class for adults.


Local news
Planning sought for first units on West Works in hope of bringing more jobs to Longbridge 

11 Apr 18

A planning application has been submitted for four large business units on the site of the former West Works at Longbridge.


Event
Bournville April Food and Drink Festival, 13 Apr 2018 – 14 Apr 2018 

10 Apr 18

13 Apr 2018 – 14 Apr 2018 – Community at Rowheath Pavilion…


Event
Photos from the April 2018 Market 

10 Apr 18

Although we had to wait an extra month after the winter break, the April Market was a great start to the year.


News
Bournville Food and Drink Festival is happening over this weekend with plenty street-food street in store. 

10 Apr 18

Set at Row Heath’s Pavilion is the ever-successful Bournville Food and Drink Festival.


Rugby
Birmingham’s ‘worst pothole-hit road which has not been repaired for two years’ 

9 Apr 18

Residents say Reservoir Road in Selly Oak is one of Birmingham’s most cracked and potholed…


Rugby
How Selly Oak has become a hotspot for sexual assaults 

8 Apr 18

There was a violent or sexual assault for every day of the year in Selly Oak in 2017…


Rugby
Watch 200 people race down a Birmingham playground slide in a Guinness World Record attempt 

6 Apr 18

Humpty Dumptys Adventure Land, in Selly Oak, took on the Guinness World Record attempt…


Rugby
Car hits bus stop after overturning on Bristol Road – motorist escapes with minor injuries 

6 Apr 18

The collision happened on Bristol Road, Selly Oak, at around 10pm on Thursday night…


FixMyStreet
Selly Oak Wasteland – Graffiti., 4th April 

4 Apr 18

This report is following the last one, in regard to access the wasteland where there is graffiti and looks an eyesore to Selly Oak.


FixMyStreet
Selly Oak Disused Land – Graffiti., 4th April 

4 Apr 18

On the disused land that is found behind the new Retail Park development in Selly Oak, there is graffiti on the walls there, as you can see you can access it from the canal path, I have attatched photos to show where they get in, you can access…


Local news
Students run Kickstarter campaign for coming-of-age comedy short film 

3 Apr 18

Birmingham born Film Production student has started a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to help make his final graduation film the best it can be.


Blog food
Lunches at Loaf 4th-7th April 

3 Apr 18

THIS WEEK AT LOAF – Lunches Pop-up! Reminder we are closed today (Tuesday) to give our bakers a rest! You can get bread (and doughnuts) from our friends at Jam Vs Custard at April Stirchley Community Market from 4pm though! Wednesday Tarka daal …


Rugby
Teenage carjacker attacked woman with baton before driving off with her vehicle 

2 Apr 18

Ricco Douglas, 18, of Jervoise Drive, Bournville, jailed after admitting robbery…


Rugby
Birmingham Moseley 0 British Army 57: Mose wave white flag in Army defeat 

29 Mar 18

Birmingham Moseley could offer little resistance to the British Army invasion of Billesley Common.


Blog food
The Breadfast Club 

27 Mar 18

We’ve teamed up with our friends at fellow Stirchley worker co-op, Bike Foundry, for monthly breakfast + bike rides, speed will be 12mph-15mph – RSVP to eventbrite .


Rugby
Birmingham Moseley trio go on their manoeuvres at Billesley 

27 Mar 18

Lewis Bean, James Dixon and Chris Leatham will boot up against Birmingham Moseley tomorrow night.


Rugby
Now you can have breakfast with Cadbury World characters including Bertie Bassett and Caramel Bunny 

27 Mar 18

The Bournville attraction has introduced Character Breakfasts…


Blog food
Cadbury World’s Giant Easter Egg aids children’s charity 

26 Mar 18

Seasonal treat created in support of Make a Wish.


Blog comment
‘Remote killing’: city academics offer cold comfort for Yemenis 

25 Mar 18

  John Ferguson, Professor of Classics in Nigeria, the United States and England, became the first Dean of Arts at the Open University and was also President of the Selly Oak Colleges in Birmingham, pacifist, cricketer, singer and opponent of …


Rugby
This is what happens at Bournville Bookfest 

24 Mar 18

Check out illustrator Nick Sharratt and poet laureate Matt Windle at the festival…


Event
Easter Extravaganza, 30 Mar 2018 – 2 Apr 2018 

23 Mar 18

30 Mar 2018 – 2 Apr 2018 – Community at Cadbury World (suitable for under 18s…


Local news
Pedestrian injured after collision with car in Stirchley 

22 Mar 18

A pedestrian has been taken on blue lights by ambulance to a major trauma centre after he was involved in a collision with a car.


News
Shocking injuries of teen slashed by masked road rage gang as he rode BMX through Stirchley 

22 Mar 18

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGE…


Local news
[UPDATE] Cannabis farm found after severe house fire in Green Meadow Road 

22 Mar 18

Updated 2.30pm 22/3/18 West Midlands Police have confirmed that firefighters tackling a severe house fire in the early hours of this morning discovered cannabis plants in four rooms of the property.


Rugby
Billesley fish and chip shop named one of the best in the UK for the second year running 

22 Mar 18

And to celebrate it is offering customers 50% off – see how you can get the half price deal here…


Rugby
Teenage cyclist stabbed in road rage attack in Bournville Lane 

21 Mar 18

Boy of 17 slashed after dispute with occupants of car…


News
Work under way on the new A38 Selly Oak to City Centre cycle route 

20 Mar 18

Work is now under way on a new high-quality cycle route linking Selly Oak and the University of Birmingham with the city centre, via the A38.


News
The Independent Birmingham Festival arrives this week and here is what ticket holders should expect. 

19 Mar 18

This is the weekend food fans have been looking forward to.


FixMyStreet
Flytipping to the roadside, 18th March 

18 Mar 18

Some building rubble and domestic rubbish such as mattress was dumped by the corner of Derwent Road and Derwent Grove, Stirchley.


Local news
Chance for children to enjoy reading as Bournville Bookfest celebrates fifth anniversary 

16 Mar 18

Books are being brought to life in Birmingham as the Bournville Bookfest celebrates its fifth anniversary.


Rugby
Birmingham Moseley boss vows they will never buy their way to success 

16 Mar 18

The boys from Billesley Common have an eye on next season already when they hope to challenge for promotion.


Blog food
Cadbury World plans egg-citing Easter entertainment 

15 Mar 18

Family fun includes the return of old favourite.


FixMyStreet
Very deep pot hole, 14th March 

14 Mar 18

Very deep pot hole in middle of road by church it is very deep Station Road cotteridge/bournville Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 141 Station Road, Bournville Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Where to go on an Easter egg hunt in Birmingham and beyond 

13 Mar 18

Where is your nearest Easter trail? We’ve come up with this essential guide, which includes Cadbury’s egg hunts.


FixMyStreet
Piles of bags all down road, 9th March 

9 Mar 18

Several piles of rubbish bags scattered all down the road after the snow council promised to pick up excess which was a complete lie Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 3 Beckbury Road, Selly Oak…


FixMyStreet
Fly tipping, 8th March 

8 Mar 18

Sofa and rubbish Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 58 Bottetourt Road, Selly Oak Report on FixMyStreet…


Event
Yoga Nidra & Sound Bath, 16 Mar 2018 

7 Mar 18

16 Mar 2018 – Workshop at Stirchley Baths Yoga Nidra is truly magical:
means Deam Yoga, Sleep Yoga, Psyche Yoga
An experience that puts you in a witness state this is why you feel like you’ve been on a little holiday…


Blog feature
Wildlife Voyages around the Galapagos, a talk by Malcolm Beech 

6 Mar 18

Date / Time Start date: Fri, 09/03/2018 – 7:30pm – 9:00pm introducing the different species he encountered on his trip.


FixMyStreet
Various pot holes, 6th March 

6 Mar 18

Various pot holes along the road the biggest one is about 5ft in length Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 227 Barnes Hill, Selly Oak Report on FixMyStreet…


News
Water restored to Cadbury and Jaguar plants 

6 Mar 18

The companies’ sites at Bournville and Solihull are now able to use water as normal, Severn Trent says.


Blog politics
Advice Centre Saturday 3 March – CANCELLED 

3 Mar 18

warning signs.


Local news
Burst water pipe causes hundreds to be left without water 

3 Mar 18

Severn Trent Water has apologised to local residents this evening after a burst water pipe has left hundreds without water and thousands with disruption.


Local news
Severn Trent activates two new local water supplies 

28 Feb 18

Severn Trent Water has completed a project to make use of two new groundwater supplies in Moseley Billesley.


Rugby
Cadbury World Birmingham – ticket deals, prices, free chocolate and more 

23 Feb 18

We’ve got all the information you need here including postcode, best deals and whether you can get free chocolate…


FixMyStreet
Dumped rubbish, 21st February 

21 Feb 18

As per usual Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 2 Willoughby Grove, Selly Oak Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Severn Trent customers get new supply of water in these areas of Birmingham 

20 Feb 18

Customers in Edgbaston, Hagley, Moseley and Billesley advised they should not notice a difference to their supply…


Blog politics
Steve McCabe MP describes charges to retrieve stolen cars as ‘outrageous’ 

19 Feb 18

Steve_McCabe stock pic .