Government announces deposit return scheme for single use drinks containers

The government has announced plans for a deposit return scheme to crack down on plastic pollution. A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and...

Yellow & Amber warnings for snowfall

PHE has issued fresh winter health warnings after the MetOffice issued both yellow and amber weather warnings for snow and ice in the West...

CCTV to finally become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England from...

Legislation to make CCTV cameras mandatory in slaughterhouses in England to safeguard animal welfare has been laid by Environment Secretary Michael Gove. The legislation will...

Fighting For Air: BBC Documentary filmed in Kings Heath airs this...

Imagine if you could change the quality of the air we breathe... in just one day. Air pollution in the UK has been declared a...

HMRC issues Christmas warning about gift card phone scam

HM Revenue and Customs is urging people to stay safe during the festive period against a scam that is conning elderly and vulnerable people. HM...

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...

Government supports Brums bid for the Commonwealth Games 2022

Birmingham is to be the UK’s official candidate city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced. The city’s bid plans have...

Continued heatwave warning issued by Public Health England

Hot weather forecasts for parts of England have prompted warnings to take care from Public Health England. News from Met Office is that the hot...

#GE2017 Results for Selly Oak and Hall Green

Labour HOLD the Hall Green Constituency with 42,143 votes. Labour 42,143 Conservative 8,199 Liberal Democrats 3,137 Green Party 831 Labour HOLD the Selly Oak Constituency...

New air quality plan published for consultation

Options open for consultation to reduce nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities. The government today published a draft plan to improve air quality by...

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