Local communities to have greater say in protecting local trees

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today (30/12) announced plans to create greater protections for trees in urban areas. The proposals would ensure councils can’t cut...

Government confirms the ban of third party sales of puppies and...

The government has confirmed it will be banning third party sales of puppies and kittens, Animal Welfare Minister David Rutley announced today (23/12). The decision...

Refuse workers to take industrial action over ‘blacklisting payments’

Over 300 refuse collectors at Birmingham City Council have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in the blacklisting dispute over payments made to refuse workers...

Appeal for information following fatal collision in Shirley

Collision investigators are currently investigating a fatal collision on Stratford Road in Shirley which occurred at around 5pm today (2/12). It is believed a pedestrian...

‘Ministers don’t have a clue’ says local MP as Smart Meters...

Local MP Steve McCabe has slammed the Government’s failing smart meters programme as a damning report from the National Audit Office (NAO) published yesterday...

Police appeal for public’s help after a woman is raped on...

Police appealing for the public’s help after a woman was raped in Lower Bull Street in the city centre in the early hours of...

Burst water main leaves 140,000 properties with low or no water...

Updated 8:10am Water supplies have now been restored to South Birmingham after two burst water mains caused no or low water pressure for residents in...

Victimless prosecution sees local man jailed for assaulting his partner

A man, who viciously assaulted his partner in a drunken rampage at Kings Norton Station, has been jailed for two years after British Transport...

New tech keeping cops on the streets

West Midlands Police cops can now "Click & Collect a Crook" as part of a new technology roll-out estimated to be saving the force...

Gov announces medicinal cannabis is legal from November

For the first time in the UK, expert doctors have been given the option to legally issue prescriptions for cannabis-based medicines when they agree...

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