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News
​Walsall woman’s disabled bay parking fine shock 

14 May 16

A WALSALL daughter taking her disabled mum on a shopping trip received a nasty shock after being fined for not parking ‘correctly’.


News
Over the line parking fine shock on Tamworth disabled bay 

14 May 16

A DAUGHTER taking her disabled mum on a shopping trip to Tamworth received a nasty shock after being fined for not parking ‘correctly’.


News
Coventry city centre shopping: How YOU would fill the empty shops 

12 May 16

City residents has its say on how to transform Coventry shopping…


News
Gap confirms that Coventry city centre branch will be closing next month 

12 May 16

Clothing giant to shut Central Six Shopping Centre store…


Blog feature
Daniel Unger – Student success 

11 May 16

The Mander Shopping Centre in Wolverhampton is currently being redeveloped to introduce a fresh 21st century aesthetic.


Local news
Put your views | Ward boundary review: further amendments made 

10 May 16

Following a recent public consultation, the Local Government Boundary Commission have made amendments to the proposed boundary changes for Birmingham.


News
Have you seen John Broughton? 

10 May 16

STAFFORDSHIRE Police are re-appealing for the public to report any sightings of a missing man.


News
West Orchards Shopping Centre in Coventry evacuated after fire in basement 

8 May 16

A small fire broke out in a basement cupboard at Coventry’s West Orchards Shopping Centre…


Event
Birmingham on Sea, 14 May 2016 – 15 May 2016 

8 May 16

14 May 2016 – 15 May 2016 – Community at Resorts World Welcome to sunny Birmingham-On-Sea!* We’re bringing the joy of the seaside to Resorts World Birmingham every weekend and Bank Holiday this May, so join us for a good old knees-up with a …


News
Lichfield ladies to hold ‘pamper night’ fundraiser for children’s… 

7 May 16

A CHARITY supporting seriously ill children has backed a fund-raising bid by a group of Lichfield businesswomen.


999
Margaret McNaughton missing from Yardley 

6 May 16

Police are growing increasingly concerned for a woman who has been missing from her home in Yardley, Birmingham since this morning (6 May).


Local news
Shoppers get spoilt for a good cause at Northfield mall 

5 May 16

Manicures, massages and hairstyling sessions were enjoyed by visitors to a Birmingham shopping Centre this week – all in aid of a great cause.


Blog comment
Tories caught red handed being economic with the truth 

5 May 16

Thanks to an eagle eyed resident it looks like the Tories have been caught red handed telling untruths about the Lib Dem Focus Team’s Campaign to get National Express West Midlands to have a rethink over plans they have to re-route the 41 …


News
New offer could see Solihull Manor House drop opposition to Touchwood expansion 

5 May 16

SOLIHULL’s historic Manor House looks set to give in to the controversial expansion to the Touchwood shopping centre.


Local news
Shoppers get spoilt for a good cause at Northfield mall 

4 May 16

Manicures, massages and hairstyling sessions were enjoyed by visitors to a Birmingham shopping centre this week – all in aid of a great cause.


News
Lichfield businesswomen organise event to raise money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital 

3 May 16

A group of local businesswomen are holding a charity night to support the Birmingham Children’s Hospital.


Blog feature
Meal Planning Monday 2nd May 2016 

2 May 16

I love bank holidays.


FixMyStreet
Fly tipping on Brandon Passage – rear of victoria buildings, 1st May 

1 May 16

Fly tipped rubbish including a shopping trolley – against fences at the rear of Victoria Buildings – off the cycle path but still an eye sore .


News
Birmingham marks the return of Peaky Blinders by donning the… 

29 Apr 16

Birmingham marks the return of Peaky Blinders by donning the trademark caps across the city.


Blog feature
Beechdale out and about last year 

28 Apr 16

Looking down Cavendish from Stephenson Avenue.


News
The Pavilions to be transformed into one of the biggest Primark… 

27 Apr 16

The Pavilions to be transformed into one of the biggest Primark stores in the world.


Business
First glimpse of new Walsall regeneration scheme 

27 Apr 16

DEVELOPERS have released a first glimpse of how the major facelift to a Black Country shopping precinct will look.


Business
Plans drawn up to revitalise shopping arcade in Lichfield city centre 

27 Apr 16

Moves to revitalise a shopping arcade in Lichfield city centre have been unveiled.


Business
Birmingham shopping centre bullish after top award 

26 Apr 16

BIRMINGHAMS Bullring shopping centre has landed a major international award for its design and sustainability.


Blog comment
Tories caught red handed being economic with the truth 

26 Apr 16

Thanks to an eagle eyed resident it looks like the Tories have been caught red handed telling untruths about the Lib Dem Focus Team’s Campaign to get National Express West Midlands to have a rethink over plans they have to re-route the 41 …


Local news
Jail for teen carrying loaded gun with four rounds of live ammunition 

23 Apr 16

Lawrence Morgan, had loaded gun outside betting shop A teenager has been jailed for five years and ten months after he was caught with a loaded gun out side a betting office.


News
Happy birthday to West Orchards Shopping Centre! 

23 Apr 16

Coventry shopping centre turns 25 today – the year of the world’s first website and ‘Everything I Do I Do It For You…


News
Two petitions launched to save threatened 360 bus service in Coventry 

23 Apr 16

At least two petitions have been launched in a bid to help save a direct service to the city’s hospital and Cannon Park shopping centre…


Local news
Students get set to pamper shoppers and raise cash for hospital tablets 

22 Apr 16

Students will be giving Northfield shoppers makeovers and massages at a pop-up pamper parlour to raise funds for charity.


Business
Residents call for improved shopping options in Burntwood 

22 Apr 16

People in Burntwood have responded to a new neighbourhood plan by calling for improved shopping facilities in the town.


Business
Hammerson agrees £420m bank facility to fund Birmingham acquisitions 

22 Apr 16

RETAIL property investor Hammerson has secured a new £420m bank facility which will be used in part to refinance its latest shopping spree in Birmingham.


Business
Pavilions shopping centre announces closing date to make way for Primark 

22 Apr 16

The 29-year-old shopping centre will close to make way for a huge new Primark…


News
Pictures from when The Queen opened Tamworth shopping centre 

21 Apr 16

As The Queen marks her 90th birthday, the Herald takes a look back at a ‘day that Tamworth will remember forever’ when Her Royal Majesty opened the doors of Ankerside Shopping Centre.


News
Watch: Men leap out of car during road rage incident at Cannon Park 

19 Apr 16

Roundabout row leads to frightening incident for driver and wife on shopping trip…


Local news
New Study Finds Worst Areas for Anti Social Behaviour 

18 Apr 16

A study has found that June, July and August are the worst months for anti-social behaviour.


Sport
Discount Football Kits Free Delivery Codes for Staffordshire FA Clubs 

18 Apr 16

Exclusive free delivery code for members of Staffordshire County FA when shopping with our Nike retail partner, Discount Football Kits.


News
Teenager charged with assaulting PCSO at Coventry shopping centre 

15 Apr 16

Lee Boffey, 19, has been bailed to appear at Coventry Magistrates Court on May 26…


News
Happy Birthday: West Orchards Shopping Centre in Coventry turns 25 next week 

15 Apr 16

The popular centre opened its doors for the first time on April 23, 1991…


FixMyStreet
Red Traffic Light Number 6 not working, 15th April 

15 Apr 16

Red Traffic Light Number 6 not working the light is near the Grovesnor Shopping Center Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Northfield Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
Man dies after ‘falling’ from Red Rose Shopping Centre in Sutton… 

14 Apr 16

A MAN has been pronounced ‘dead at the scene’ after ‘falling’ off the top of a Sutton Coldfield shopping centre.


News
Young writers urged to channel their inner Shakespeare in Touchwood competition 

13 Apr 16

BUDDING bards are being invited to channel their inner Shakespeare in a short story competition.


News
Travellers seen moving onto Warwickshire Shopping Park 

13 Apr 16

Security beefed up at a former Warwickshire colliery after caravans were finally moved on…


News
Superheroes descend on Touchwood to celebrate release of Batman V Superman 

9 Apr 16

IN CELEBRATION of the cinema release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Touchwood welcomed superheroes from across Solihull for an Easter bonanza full of fun.


Business
Birmingham shopping centre poised for new cinema and restaurants 

8 Apr 16

City planning chiefs expected to approve project to revitalise ‘outdated and unattractive’ 1960s centre in Erdington…


Business
Four-screen cinema plan part of major Erdington town centre revamp 

8 Apr 16

City planning chiefs expected to approve project to revitalise ‘outdated and unattractive’ 1960s shopping mall…


News
Starbucks in Touchwood has reopened after an employee fell down… 

7 Apr 16

Starbucks in Touchwood has reopened after an employee fell down a lift shaft last week.


Business
City’s grande dame gets a makeover 

6 Apr 16

A BIRMINGHAM shopping arcade is getting a fresh look to ensure it can hold its rightful place in the citys retail hierarchy.


Business
Property firm submits revised plans for Birmingham shopping centre revamp 

6 Apr 16

PROPERTY investor NewRiver has submitted amended plans to its scheme proposing a major revamp of a Birmingham shopping centre.


News
Solihull set to host its first ever fashion week 

6 Apr 16

SOLIHULL will host its first ever fashion week this month with the launch of a catwalk show hosted by Strictly Come Dancing star Anton Du Beke.


FixMyStreet
Between Waterside Street and St Pauls Crescent rubbish and shopping trolleys dumped, 5th April 

5 Apr 16

Rubbish and trolleys dumped recently Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 58 Bagnall Street, Golds Hill Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
Clearance sale at new perfume shop 

5 Apr 16

A shop that has only been open for two weeks is already having a clearance sale.


Local news
Models and dancers take over Northfield shopping centre for flash mob fashion event 

4 Apr 16

Visitors to Northfield Shopping Centre were treated to a fashion spectacle when top models took to a giant catwalk to showcase the latest styles.


Blog feature
No CDs thanks, we’re vinyl 

2 Apr 16

Is this the most colourful shop-front in the region? Probably.


News
Furniture retailer HSL opens first Coventry store 

1 Apr 16

Company, which specialises in handmade back-care seating and beds, has moved onto the Warwickshire Shopping Park at Binley…


News
Mystery developer looks to invest millions in rundown Coventry shopping centre 

1 Apr 16

Secret bidder has agreed a six-month exclusivity deal for Riley Square while it spends up to 100,000 researching its options…


Business
‘KGB style’ shopping parade rejected by councillors for a THIRD time 

1 Apr 16

Controversial proposals for Erdington High Street finally thrown out at third time of asking…


News
Generous retailer gets Michelle kitted out for charity trek along Great Wall of China 

30 Mar 16

A TAMWORTH fashion store manager who will trek along the Great Wall of China for charity has been overwhelmed by the generosity of local people.


FixMyStreet
Flytipping, 29th March 

29 Mar 16

Shopping trolley and lots of rubbish thrown down the side of the road.


Business
Shopping centre to go on the market for £85m 

29 Mar 16

A SHOPPING centre which opened two years ago has been put up for sale for £85m now that it has been fully let.


Local news
New fragrance store for Fort Shopping Centre? Signs requested 

26 Mar 16

Application for new display sign A new store has applied for planning permission to erect display signs on a unit at The Fort Shopping Centre.