National News: 245 children safeguarded and 192 arrests for child sex...

The use of live streaming platforms by online sex offenders is increasing and there is an urgent need to educate children about the risks...

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...

Teenager creates film showing how accepting her autism ‘saved her life’

Birmingham City University student Jess Benton, says that learning to accept her autism ‘saved her life’ and has created a film encouraging others with...

Three hurt after rollover RTC in Kings Norton

Three young men have been hurt, two potentially seriously after a single vehicle rollover RTC. It happened on Gayhill Lane in Kings Norton just after...

Refuse workers to strike over job losses and ‘bullying culture

Council refuse workers are set to strike as the council swings the axe on 122 waste collection jobs amid claims of ‘a bullying culture’...

Community centre celebrates funding boost

A charity that provides back-to-work training and other workshops for local people has launched a new 'Managing Your Money' programme after securing a £9,000...

Law change demands equal treatment for disabled taxi users

From 6 April 2017 it will be illegal for taxi drivers to discriminate against wheelchair users. Taxi drivers face a fine of up to £1,000...

West Midlands Police launches firearms surrender in bid to tackle gun...

West Midlands Police has launched a firearms surrender - the first in more than three years - as part of its campaign to tackle...

#BrumBudget18: Have your say!

Birmingham City Council is has launched a public consultation on its 2018/19 budget proposals. The council has already saved more than £642 million since 2010...

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