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Local news
Derelict Erdington pub could get new lease of life if council… 

17 Mar 16

A DERELICT pub plagued by antisocial behaviour and rough sleepers could be turned into new homes if proposals are given the green light.


Local news
Women steal necklace and bracelets while giving hugs of thanks to helper 

17 Mar 16

A pair of female pickpockets stole a woman’s necklace and bracelet while giving her hugs of thanks.


Local news
Illegal bike riders at Erdington’s Witton Lakes beauty spot… 

17 Mar 16

SCOOTER riders suspected of riding illegally at an Erdington beauty spot are being hunted by police.


Local news
Letter: from children in Birches Green Infants School 

17 Mar 16

Letter from Ehan and Cameron from Ehan and Cameron, in Kingfisher class at Birches Green Infants School 17th March 2016 The children at Birches Green Infant School, Class 6 Kingfishers, are holding a healthy Easter Egg hunt.


Local news
Major facelift for Birmingham market site 

17 Mar 16

Plans to develop the site of the Smithfield markets near the Bull Ring in Birmingham will be unveiled on Monday 21st March.


Local news
Tyburn Mail March edition out now, and online here 

17 Mar 16

The March edition of Tyburn Mail is out now.


Local news
Cheers for the sugar-tax from Tyburn sports boss 

17 Mar 16

The sugar-tax announced in yesterday’s budget is a big hit with one local sports guru.


Local news
The march towards academy status for schools in Tyburn 

17 Mar 16

Kingsbury School and Sports College expects to become an academy in the next few weeks.


Local news
Jobless still rising in Tyburn 

17 Mar 16

Birmingham is better off than it was five years ago, in terms of unemployment.


Local news
Primania as Primark opens at The Fort in Erdington 

16 Mar 16

Gallery created by Sutton Coldfield Observer…


Local news
Woman hospitalised after Primark fall at The Fort Shopping Centre… 

16 Mar 16

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital after an escalator fall during the grand opening of Primark in Erdington.


Local news
Speeding scam earns conman £100k and jail sentence 

16 Mar 16

Ramesh Jhalli A man has been jailed for 18 months after he was caught helping dozens of motorists get out of paying speeding fines.


Local news
Sutton Coldfield stabbing: man faces attempted murder charge 

16 Mar 16

A man will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (16th March)  after a woman was stabbed at an address in Sutton Coldfield.


Local news
Primark: it’s open 

16 Mar 16

All smiles: the first wave of shoppers at Primark, The Fort Hundreds of shoppers queued outside Primark at The Fort Shopping Park.


Local news
Arson investigation as car found alight under railway bridge in… 

16 Mar 16

A CAR blaze which took place under a railway bridge in Sutton Coldfield is being treated as ‘deliberate’ by the fire service.


Local news
Office space available in Castle Vale 

15 Mar 16

The Sanctuary building in Castle Vale, part of Compass Support The Sanctuary building in Tangmere Drive, Castle Vale, has office space available.


Local news
Erdington man admits role in fatal nightclub attack 

15 Mar 16

A MAN from Erdington has been pleaded guilty for his involvement in an attack which led to the death of a man at a nightclub.


Local news
Fined for theft and cannabis 

15 Mar 16

A man has pleaded guilty to theft and possession of drugs at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court.


Local news
Erdington teenager arrested after 14-year-old girl sexually… 

15 Mar 16

A TEENAGER from Erdington has been arrested following a sexual assault and mugging incident last weekend.


Local news
Central Mosque set for Earth Hour 

14 Mar 16

Birmingham Central Mosque will be switching off its lights for an hour at the weekend.


Local news
Student officer literally ‘jumps’ into action on his first day in… 

14 Mar 16

HE MAY be new to the force but student officer at West Midlands Police has already made his mark after he literally jumped into action in Erdington.


Blog arts
Get messy, and help revive an ancient British tradition 

14 Mar 16

In June artist Tereza Buskova will revive a 16th Century English tradition at a Church in Erdington; and she needs your help.


Local news
Spurs stroll past woeful Villa 

13 Mar 16

Aston Villa 0 v 2 Tottenham Hotspur Watching the stewards at Villa Park chasing Villa fans holding up protest banners was more entertaining than watching the Villa team chasing Tottenham.


Local news
St Patrick’s Day celebrations 2016: Birmingham road closures and alcohol restrictions 

13 Mar 16

St Patrick’s Day celebrations 2016: road closures in Birmingham City Centre Around 65,000 people are expected to attend the St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Birmingham City Centre today.


Local news
Theatre company wants volunteers for Spring production 

12 Mar 16

A local theatre company are inviting volunteers to join them for a production in April and May.


Local news
Rumpelstiltskin at Castle Vale Library 

12 Mar 16

Big Brum theatre will be performing a popular fairy tale next Saturday 19th March in Castle Vale.


Local news
Erdington nursery receives top marks in latest Ofsted report 

12 Mar 16

AN Erdington nursery has been praised for its ‘can do attitude’ and children’s ‘freedom’ in their latest Ofsted report.


News
Sheffield Wednesday shirt up for grabs as Walsall school pupil… 

12 Mar 16

A kind-hearted Barr Beacon School student has chopped her long locks off to support children affected by cancer.


Local news
Countdown to Primark opening at Fort Shopping Centre 

11 Mar 16

Primark have announced the opening time for their new store at The Fort Shopping Centre next week.


Local news
Speeding and no seatbelt on child: hefty fine and four points 

11 Mar 16

A  driver has been fined for speeding and for driving with a young passenger who was not wearing a seatbelt.


Local news
Pupils at Yenton Primary School in Erdington take part in ‘Clean… 

11 Mar 16

A BAND of thoughtful volunteers at a school in Erdington rolled up their sleeves to take part in a major litter-pick at a local beauty spot last weekend in preparation for a right Royal occasion.


Local news
Missing Erdington man found 

11 Mar 16

A MISSING man from Erdington who needed ‘urgent’ medical treatment has been found.


Blog comment
Bowls club helps cerebral palsy youngsters 

11 Mar 16

Sport Birmingham collaboration to aid young people’s group.


Local news
No arms? No problem. Bob’s still an expert at bowls 

10 Mar 16

Bowls expert Bob Love shows how he overcomes his disability in the sport A bowls expert who was born without arms showed youngsters how he overcame his disability at a sports event for disabled youngsters.


Local news
Missing Erdington man requires ‘urgent’ medical treatment 

10 Mar 16

POLICE are searching for a man who requires urgent medical treatment.


FixMyStreet
Parking, 10th March 

10 Mar 16

This car is constantly parking on the grass verge on bus route.


Local news
Missing Erdington teenager found 

10 Mar 16

A TEENAGER from Erdington who went missing for almost week has been found.


999
Appeal for man who requires urgent medical treatment 

10 Mar 16

Police are searching for a man who requires urgent medical treatment.


Local news
Man charged with production and supply of cannabis 

9 Mar 16

A man has been sent for trial to face two drugs-related charges.


Local news
Marsh Hill Nursery School in Erdington receives Be Healthy… 

9 Mar 16

STAFF and children at a nursery school in Erdington have scooped full marks for their healthy approach to keeping fit after receiving a special award in recognition of their efforts.


Local news
Gun-gang have prison sentences increased 

9 Mar 16

Far left – Nosakhere Stephenson Far right – Sundish Nazran Top row L/R – Amar Ghalib, Clinton Officer, Joynal Abdin, Louis McDermott Second row L/R – Darren Mentore, Fitzroy Ducram, Mohammed Fedar, Mohammed Selu Miah Third row L/R – Ifran …


Local news
Court injunction has wiped out car cruising in some areas….. 

9 Mar 16

A court injunction banning car cruising in the Black Country “has reduced the problem across much of the region – and eradicated it altogether in many areas.


Local news
Jobs: caretaker with housing association 

9 Mar 16

The Pioneer Group We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to be our Part time Caretaker 17 hours per week Friday – Sunday, minimum requirement Rate per hour £9.14 The successful caretaker will have: A basic DIY to a good …


Local news
Demolition team working on Cincinnati site 

9 Mar 16

The demolition team from Garvey have started work on the Cincinnati site Demolition experts have started work to dismantle the former Cincinnati factory building on adjacent to Kingsbury Road.


Local news
Doctors’ strike: advice to patients from NHS Birmingham 

8 Mar 16

Advice for patients ahead of the junior doctors’ strike, from NHS Birmingham Cross-commissioning group A national junior doctors’ strike is taking place this Wednesday, 9 March, for 48 hours; effective from 8am until 8am on Friday 11 March.


Business
CMA Moldform in Erdington 

8 Mar 16

Erdington’s CMA Moldform , established in 1990, provides design and casting facilities for industry, optical art moulding, centrifugal  and vacuum castings, and high capacity rotacasting.


News
MISSING TEENAGER: Have you seen Alesha Timby?Alesha Timby, aged… 

8 Mar 16

MISSING TEENAGER: Have you seen Alesha Timby? Alesha Timby, aged 15, from Erdington, was last seen at around 6PM last Thursday (3 March).


Local news
Police appeal for help to trace missing Erdington teenager 

8 Mar 16

POLICE are appealing for help to trace a 15-year-old girl from Erdington who has gone missing.


Local news
Woman with ‘appalling record’ shoplifting again 

8 Mar 16

A woman who was jailed last year after magistrates told hr that she had an appalling record of shoplifting has admitted stealing from a shop again.


999
Appeal to trace missing 15 year-old girl 

8 Mar 16

Police are appealing for help in tracing a 15-year-old girl from Birmingham who has gone missing.


Local news
Dogs must be microchipped 

7 Mar 16

Dog owners across Birmingham are being encouraged to get their pets microchipped before a new change in the law comes into effect next month.


FixMyStreet
Car parking on pavements, 7th March 

7 Mar 16

Tyburn Road, B24 0TJ.


Local news
Ignorant yob deliberately blocks Erdington ambulance on 999 call 

7 Mar 16

A THOUGHTLESS yob stepped out in front of an Erdington ambulance deliberately stopping it responding to an emergency call.


Local news
Woman rushed to hospital after Tyburn Road accident in Erdington 

7 Mar 16

TWO people were taken to hospital after a two-vehicle collision in Erdington.


Local news
Man appears in court charged with Sutton Coldfield stabbing 

7 Mar 16

A man has appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with the attempted murder of a 40-year-old pregnant woman who was stabbed multiple times in Sutton Coldfield on Friday afternoon.


Local news
Sleeping rough: a harsh lesson for pupils (Our School, Greenwood Academy, week 10) 

7 Mar 16

It’s week 10/15 of CBBC series Our School tomorrow (Tuesday 8th March).


Local news
Auditions for local talent show 

7 Mar 16

Auditions for Castle Vale’s Got Talent  take place next Saturday, 12th March.


999
Driver found with loaded hand gun jailed for six years 

7 Mar 16

A man who was found to have a loaded handgun hidden in a man-bag while driving his car through Birmingham has been jailed for six years.


Local news
Rondón man of the match as West Brom beat Man Utd 

6 Mar 16

West Brom 1 v 0 Man Utd West Brom striker Salomon Rondón was man of the match against Man Utd.


Local news
Sutton Coldfield stabbing: man charged with attempted murder 

6 Mar 16

A man has been charged following the stabbing of a heavily pregnant woman in Sutton Coldfield on Friday afternoon.