TB NHS Birmingham

NHS to host TB screening events in Birmingham this February and March

The NHS in Birmingham will be visiting local mosques and gurdwaras to screen eligible people, who may be carrying tuberculosis (TB) without realising it. If you are aged 16-35, were born in...

Teenager arrested following stabbing in Highgate

A 16-year-old has been arrested after three other teenagers were injured in a disturbance near to Joseph Chamberlain College this afternoon (13/02). Officers were called at around 4.10pm and one boy aged...

Police charge teens after a series of violent home raids in which homeowners were...

West Midlands Police has charged two teenagers with a series of violent home raids in which homeowners were threatened with hammers and machetes. Officers arrested 18-year-old Dylan Harrison and a 16-year-old male...

Action Fraud warns the public to spot the signs of romance fraud ahead of...

Reports made to Action Fraud reveal that a staggering £50,766,602 was lost to romance fraud in 2018 – an average of £11,145 per victim and a 27% increase on the previous...
Mayor's Community Weekend 2018

Funding up for grabs to celebrate community spirit in the West Midlands

Following the huge success of the first Mayor’s Community Weekend last year, communities across the West Midlands are being given double the cash to host celebrations this summer. Grants of up to...

Birmingham Airport employees take to the runway to raise more than £15,000 for charity

Birmingham Airport employees, friends and family came together to take part in a midnight run down the runway, in aid of Acorns Children’s Hospice. More than 120 participants took part in the...

Council announces major regeneration proposals for Ladywood

Birmingham City Council has announced plans to take forward proposals for regeneration initiative for the Ladywood area. Ladywood has identified as a location that could deliver family housing alongside enhanced public spaces,...
Birmingham City Council Refuse Wheelie Bin

Council makes changes to its bin contingency plan

Birmingham City Council is making more changes to its contingency plan drawn up for bin collections in Birmingham as industrial action continues and strike action is to begin. The council said it has...

Proposals for the second phase of the regeneration of Perry Barr unveiled

Birmingham City Council has released further details on the second phase of the regeneration of Perry Barr. The 12.27 hectare site will accommodate 400 new homes, associated public open space and a new...

Ambitious plans for cycling in the West Midlands

A regionally co-ordinated cycling strategy with funding targeted at 26 priority routes was backed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) on Friday (08/02). Ambitious plans, including goals to raise cycling investment...

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