Leaf-busting trains prepare for autumn on the Cross City Line

A fleet of four specialist trains and a new and improved timetable will help keep customers moving on the Cross City line this autumn. Network...

Bigger Free Car Park At Yardley Wood Station Opens

A newly built £260,000 facility offering more free car parking at Yardley Wood Railway Station has been opened to the public. The extension to the existing...

Dog Seized After Attacking A Man In Yardley Wood

Officers from West Midlands Police have seized a dog after attacking a man in Yardley Wood. Police have launched an investigation after a man was...

“999 Emergency…My Driving Instructor Is Late”

A learner driver was given a lesson in making 999 calls after phoning for “emergency” police assistance...because his driving instructor turned up late! Police call...

Government makes cuts to Access to Work programme without knowing the...

Local MP Steve McCabe has criticised the Government for making cuts to the Access to Work programme without knowing the impact the scheme has...

Garden bonfires: the burning issue of what you can and cannot...

Jacqui Kennedy, Director of Regulation and Enforcement, looks at the burning issue of bonfires and the risks posed by having one in your garden. With...

Birmingham City Council: It’s Time For The Gritters

Birmingham City Council have advised gritters will be out in force tonight 26/10/12 from 9PM on wards on the Birmingham Road Network.  They have...

Watch: As Firefighters Tackle An Electrical Fire

Over 100 homes were without power Monday evening (05/01) after a electrical fire broke out at a home in Yardley Wood. Firefighters from Billesley were called to Beta Grove after a...

Age UK Kings Heath Launches A New Citywide Handyfix Service

Age UK Birmingham have launched a new “Handyfix” service for the over 50s that covers the whole city. With one phone call to 0121 437...

Crimewatch Roadshow Rolls Into The Midlands

West Midlands Police will be the hosts when BBC’s Crimewatch Roadshow rolls into the region next week. The popular mid-morning show will be broadcast live from Birmingham...

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