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FixMyStreet
This fridge has been outside 340 Chester Road North for over two months, 23rd September 

23 Sep 17

This fridge has been dumped outside 344 Chester Road for over two months Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 342 Chester Road North, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


Rugby
Watch: Top Aussie comic in hilarious ride-along with West Midlands Police officers 

23 Sep 17

Jim Jeffries spent the day with Birmingham coppers to see how they deal with crime without the need for guns…


News
This new test can detect cocaine use in SECONDS 

23 Sep 17

The British technique could pave the way for a simple new test for the illegal Class A drug…


News
Abortion must be decriminalised, says body representing childbirth doctors 

23 Sep 17

The group, which has more than 10,000 members, said the panel had reached a broad consensus…


Sport
Overlooked Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack takes colourful steps to get noticed 

22 Sep 17

McCormack has found himself way down the pecking order of AVFC attackers…


Rugby
New bin collection dates announced for Sutton Coldfield and Erdington but fortnightly visits slammed 

22 Sep 17

Refuse collection dates for the next fortnight have been confirmed by Birmingham City Council.


News
New Street set for extra armed cops in big anti-terror recruitment drive 

22 Sep 17

Recruitment drive launched by British Transport Police…


Rugby
Space walk your way to full fitness at Birmingham hospital 

22 Sep 17

Brum hospitals anti-gravity treadmill helping patients on road to recovery…


Blog politics
Andrew Mitchell meets with Blue Cross to condemn animal cruelty in Birmingham 

22 Sep 17

Blue Cross, the pet charity, recently met with Royal Sutton Coldfield’s MP to discuss their recent report ‘Unpicking the Knots’.


Rugby
Killer driver Kamran Raja ‘looks like he’s at Butlin’s’ in Birmingham Prison video 

22 Sep 17

Fury as lout features in illegal footage from behind bars…


News
Mystery Ian Brady suitcases must be opened, urge missing Moors Murder victim’s family 

22 Sep 17

Brady, whose inquest was concluded yesterday, gave strict instructions the suitcases be kept in safe keeping…


News
Popular family shop and restaurant Packington Moor Farm forced to close after 30 years because of HS2 

22 Sep 17

The popular shop in Lichfield is one of the biggest casualties of the high-speed rail line…


Local news
Watch: Raiders armed with MACHETES target Wolverhampton jewellers in broad daylight robbery 

22 Sep 17

Armed robbers throw smoke bombs before terrorising staff with huge knives…


News
Tickets flying out for this year’s Lichfield Garrick panto 

22 Sep 17

There is a singing and dancing extravaganza on offer at the Lichfield Garrick over the festive period…


Local news
Revolvers, ammunition and almost 200 knives dumped during weapons amnesty 

21 Sep 17

Hand-guns recovered with eight rounds of ammunition from one bin in Small Heath…


Local news
Police appeal after rare pit bike stolen 

21 Sep 17

The 140cc limited edition bike stolen from Mile Oak is worth over 700…


Rugby
Birmingham prisoner quizzed over unsolved murder, linked to organised crime gangs 

21 Sep 17

Dad-of-two Marvin Couson died from injuries caused after being shot in chest outside London bar…


Local news
E-cigarettes ‘less harmful than smoking tobacco’ – health experts 

21 Sep 17

They said that smokers switching to e-cigarettes will take in far fewer cancer-causing chemicals…


News
Noel Edmonds reveals in heartbreaking interview how he recorded goodbye messages for children before suicide attempt 

21 Sep 17

The presenter, famous for Deal Or No Deal, felt so down after the collapse of his business in 2005 that he attempted to take his own life…


Rugby
Armed police swooped on Birmingham street after ‘gunshots heard’ 

21 Sep 17

A car was discovered ridden with gunshot damage and has now been removed from the scene for forensic examination, police confirmed…


Rugby
Top marks as Sutton Coldfield nursery celebrates ‘outstanding’ report 

21 Sep 17

The nursery in Streetly scooped the highest rating across all areas of inspection…


Rugby
Mum’s terror at being carjacked by balaclava thugs who were ‘gone in 60 seconds’ 

21 Sep 17

Nicola Lathey, 41, was waiting for a friend who was in the post office in St Martins Street in Edgbaston…


News
The shocking number of GPs deemed unsafe – despite being told to improve 

21 Sep 17

On first inspection, 27% of GP practices in England were rated as requires improvement and 6% were rated as inadequate for safety…


Rugby
Former Birmingham Council leader Mike Whitby claimed £20,526 from House of Lords but didn’t speak once 

21 Sep 17

Birmingham peer Lord Whitby received 20,526 from the House of Lords over the course of a year but didn’t actually speak in any debates during that period.


Rugby
Match report – 16th Sept 2017 

20 Sep 17

Hereford RFC 29 pts v Sutton Coldfield 12 pts…


Rugby
Crime-hit Birmingham voted most UNSAFE city outside of London 

20 Sep 17

In July, West Midlands police figures revealed that knife crime in Birmingham was at a 14-year high…


Rugby
Teenager knocked down in Lichfield Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield 

20 Sep 17

Girl of 17 collided with a car during Wednesday morning rush-hour…


Local news
Delays for rail passengers after Storm Aileen hits Lichfield 

20 Sep 17

Storm Aileen causes rail disruption for London Midland passengers…


News
WHO calls antiobotics resistance ‘a global emergency’ 

19 Sep 17

Growing resistance to drugs that fight infections could seriously jeopardise progress made in modern medicine, the head of WHO said…


News
You should stop eating meat and eat INSECTS – according to science 

19 Sep 17

Using insects as ingredients in pre-packaged food could help overcome the yuk factor that might put off consumers, said the researchers…


Local news
Former BHS store in Sutton Coldfield’s Gracechurch Centre to… 

19 Sep 17

A LANDMARK shop unit in Sutton Coldfield town centre previously occupied by a major high street retailer before it went into administration last year is to become a HUGE new art gallery.


Local news
Exciting New Art Space to Open at ‘BHS’ Sutton Coldfield 

19 Sep 17

West Midlands based artist collective, Direct Art Action is opening a new art space in Sutton Coldfield.


Local news
M&S Mere Green Supporting World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 

19 Sep 17

M&S joins forces with Macmillan Cancer Support to host World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event at M&S Mere Green The post M&S Mere Green Supporting World’s Biggest Coffee Morning appeared first on Sutton Coldfield Local News .


Local news
Highbury Cinema Presents The Help (cert 12) 

19 Sep 17

For their fourth season, Highbury Cinema have chosen a wonderful selection of films to celebrate strong powerful roles for women, continuing on Saturday 30 September with The Help.


Local news
Sutton Coldfield Primary School’s £1.2m Refurbishment Programme 

18 Sep 17

An outstanding Sutton Coldfield primary school is welcoming even more pupils this September following a £1.2m refurbishment programme to “future proof” its excellent education provision.


Local news
West Midlands Police Launch Knife Crime Campaign 

18 Sep 17

Police across the West Midlands are going ‘all out’ on knife crime in a week…


Local news
Three people injured in horror smash in Gravelly Hill North,… 

18 Sep 17

THREE people were injured after a horror smash in Erdington.


Football
Rubery Ravens 3-5 Sutton Coldfield Town Royals 

18 Sep 17

Royals make it 2 wins from 2…


Football
Sutton Coldfield Town Ladies 5-1 Florence 

18 Sep 17

Ladies start league with comfortable victory…


Local news
Two suffer knife wounds after ‘fight’ by Royal Oak Pub in Marsh… 

18 Sep 17

A MAN and a woman suffered knife injuries following a ‘fight’ by a pub in Erdington.


Local news
Woman taken to hospital after crash by McDonald’s at Bassetts… 

18 Sep 17

A woman was taken to hospital after a crash outside a fast food restaurant near Sutton Coldfield.


News
Woman taken to hospital after crash by McDonald’s at Bassetts… 

18 Sep 17

A woman was taken to hospital after a crash outside a fast food restaurant near Sutton Coldfield.


Local news
Missing Erdington teen Ana Sousa found 

18 Sep 17

A TEENAGER who went missing from her Erdington home has been found.


Local news
Bicicielo bike shop to open at Mulberry Walk in Mere Green,… 

15 Sep 17

A NEW bike shop is opening at a Sutton Coldfield retail park and says it will be at the heart of the town’s cycling community.


Local news
Green belt development plans at Walmley Golf Club pitched to… 

15 Sep 17

PLANS to build homes and a retirement block on green belt land have been unveiled by a Sutton Coldfield golf club which will use the funds generated to upgrade its facilities.


Local news
Latest bin collection dates for Sutton Coldfield homes revealed… 

15 Sep 17

RESIDENTS in Sutton Coldfield have been informed of when they are likely to receive a household waste collection in the next two weeks.


Rugby
Why Brummies are wasting their time recycling cans and paper during the bin strike 

15 Sep 17

City Council estimates it has lost thousands by scrapping paper and card recycling through ongoing binmen’s strike…


News
Sean Caffrey sentenced for stealing US military data 

14 Sep 17

The 25-year-old from Sutton Coldfield hacked into the US Department of Defense system.


Local news
School Celebrating 70th Anniversary With Open Evening 

14 Sep 17

Cherry Orchard Junior & Infant School, in Handsworth Wood is celebrating its 70th anniversary this month and the staff are reaching out across Birmingham in search of ex-pupils.


Local news
Rogue landlord slammed after leaving flats in Oval Road,… 

14 Sep 17

A LANDLORD has been heavily fined for leaving a block of rented flats in Erdington in a shocking state after he said he admitted he simply ‘didn’t care’ about it.


Local news
Police hunt joyriders as car FLIPS onto path in Kingstanding 

14 Sep 17

POLICE are hunting two joyriders after the car they were travelling in FLIPPED onto its roof after a horrific crash in Kingstanding.


FixMyStreet
Plants from 1 yew tree road corner of Elmtree Rd are overgrown & blocking the path, 13th September 

13 Sep 17

Plants from 1 yew tree road corner of Elmtree Rd are overgrown blocking the path on route to school Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 53 Elmtree Road, Sutton Coldfield Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson’s victims treated at Sutton… 

13 Sep 17

VICTIMS of a surgeon who operated in Sutton Coldfield and was found to have carried out hundreds of unnecessary operations have been told they will get a share of a new 37 million compensation fund.


Local news
Warning after break-ins at Four Oaks Gate in Sutton Park, Sutton… 

13 Sep 17

MOTORISTS who use a popular park in Sutton Coldfield are being urged to take care of their valuables after thieves have been targeting the area.


Local news
Cars seized after series of hair salon break-ins including… 

13 Sep 17

THREE cars have been seized by police investigating a series of hair salon break-ins including one in Sutton Coldfield.


Local news
Sutton Coldfield couple to renew their vows because wedding day… 

13 Sep 17

A LOVED-UP couple from Sutton Coldfield are renewing their wedding vows this weekend because their actual wedding day ‘makes them sad’.


News
Delays for rail passengers after Storm Aileen hits Lichfield 

13 Sep 17

Rail passengers face major delays between Lichfield and Birmingham New Street today following the effects of Storm Aileen.


Blog politics
Houses of Parliament rugby team plays in the Royal Town. 

12 Sep 17

The Royal Town’s MP, Andrew Mitchell, welcomed the House of Commons Lords Rugby Team to Sutton Coldfield for a celebrity match against The Old Veseyans – the old boys of Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School.


Local news
​Road closure extended as Severn Trent Water replaces sewer pipes… 

12 Sep 17

PART of a busy road in Erdington which has been closed for four weeks for vital roadworks will now not reopen until next week.


Local news
Sutton Coldfield man finds perfect way to propose to girlfriend… 

12 Sep 17

A ROMANTIC Sutton Coldfield man chose an unusual ‘lock-in’ to put his girlfriend on the spot and see if he could ‘captivate’ her with an unexpected proposal.