Sexual predator, 76, jailed for eight yearsA sexual predator, 76, has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for indecent assaults against children and raping a woman.Express & Star Shared .
Who is Mikel San Jose? The lowdown as Birmingham City near exciting transferBirmingham City are set to complete the signing of 31-year-old Spanish midfielder Mikel San Jose.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Boris Johnson to 'address nation on Covid winter lockdown plans'Unconfirmed reports the PM could make a national address on TV this week and could issue plans for a winter lockdown as cases continue to surge.BirminghamLive Shared .
Coronavirus live updatesAll the latest Covid news, including testing, possible benefits freeze and latest cases in Birmingham, Solihull, Sandwell and Wolverhampton.BirminghamLive Shared .
Neil Etheridge, the play-offs and Birmingham City's most pressing issueBirmingham City drew 0-0 with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Birmingham City set to sign Spain star on free transferBirmingham City are on the verge of completing their seventh signing of the Aitor Karanka era.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Food review: Eastern delight at Ten IchiAndy Richardson discovers weekend customers are slow to return despite the excellent food and service at a Japanese restaurant.Express & Star Shared .
Birmingham City set to sign Spain star on free transferBirmingham City are on the verge of completing their ninth signing of the Aitor Karanka era.BirminghamLive Shared .
'Failed' Solihull dad took own life after heartbreaking final text to wifeSimon Graham, 45, died at a Moseley respite care home - hours after mental health assessment deemed him low risk of suicide.BirminghamLive Shared .
'Jack Clarke? Tottenham? 'Birmingham City ground out a 0-0 draw at Swansea on Saturday, with the main talking points around that Jon Toral clash and the absence of some familiar faces.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Full list of Birmingham's horrifying unsolved murders over 60 yearsHarrowing details of all 40 cases left unsolved between 1957-2017 as detectives wait on new information to come to light.BirminghamLive Shared .
What happened when we tried to ride a VOI scooter in city centreWe put one of the new VOI scooters to the test in Birmingham city centre to judge for ourselves whether they are any good - and if they are safe.BirminghamLive Shared .
Stechford daughter tried to suffocate dementia suffering mum with pillowGeraldine McGovern, aged 49, admitted a charge of 'assault by beating' after attack on dementia sufferer Ellen McGovern.BirminghamLive Shared .
What Birmingham looked like in 1970-50 years agoThe Perry Barr flyover had just opened, the binmen were on strike, and John Madin's new Central Library was well on the way.BirminghamLive Shared .
Full list of Birmingham's horrifying unsolved murders over 60 yearsHarrowing details of all 40 cases left unsolved between 1957-2017 as detectives wait on new information to come to light.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Racers tear along A38M at 100mph in daylight drag raceThe racers can be seen hitting 103mph on one of Birmingham's biggest roads.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Family's hell living next to mountain of rubbish that 'smells like a sewer'When the council took the light-blocking hedge down Linda and James were left with a massive pile of rubbish.Metro Shared .
SNAPSHOT: Lufthansa 959 Birmingham to FrankfurtWell, I didn't think I would be writing one of these this year&.but it's time for a snapshot, looking at the passenger experience on Lufthansa 959 between Birmingham and Frankfurt.Economy Class & Beyond Shared .
Birmingham City flashpoint debated as Swansea City boss left frustratedSwansea City 0-0 Birmingham City reaction: All the fallout from the Liberty Stadium as Aitor Karanka's side remain unbeaten after two matches of the new Championship season.BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham City hooligans who clashed during violent Leeds match sentenced and bannedDetectives described violence as 'worst crowd trouble to be seen at Elland Road for more than a decade'BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham-based Sampad South Asian Arts and Heritage launch writing competitionThis isn't a sponsored post. BrumHour was invited to share about Sampad South Asian Arts and Heritage.BrumHour Shared .
The truth about those Gareth Bale to Birmingham City transfer rumours as Spurs return confirmedBirmingham City transfer news: Real Madrid winger is back in the Premier League at Tottenham having completed a season-long loan move to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham stabbings: Footballers pay tribute to Jacob BillingtonJacob Billington, an Everton fan, died in a spate of stabbings in the city earlier this month.BBC Shared .
Result: Fiery contest between Swansea and Birmingham ends goallessThe two teams could not be separated over the course of 90 minutes, during which home first-team coach Alan Tate grabbed Blues midfielder Jon Toral by the throat.Sports Mole Shared .
Swansea City 0-0 Birmingham City: Defences on top in tepid drawSwansea City are held to a goalless draw at home by Birmingham City in the Championship.BBC Shared .
Pype Hayes park incident: Woman 'critical' after being pulled from poolEmergency services had rushed to Pype Hayes park in Erdington on Saturday afternoon after incident.BirminghamLive Shared .
'Snarling intent'Birmingham City held out for a well-deserved draw at the Liberty Stadium - and a second clean sheet in as many games.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Two more Covid deaths in Birmingham hospitals as new national lockdown loomsThere has been 16 deaths in England, three in Scotland and two in Wales.BirminghamLive Shared .
Championship roundup: Swansea and Birmingham coaches and players clashSwansea and Birmingham shared a 0-0 draw that was overshadowed by a melee, while Brentford won the first game at their new ground 3-0 against Huddersfield.The Guardian Shared .
Two more coronavirus deaths recorded in West MidlandsTwo more coronavirus deaths have been reported in Birmingham, NHS figures have shown.Express & Star Shared .
365daysofbiking That's hallThursday, September 17th 2020 - I used to work around Tyseley a lot, and got to know it well - but when the company I work for stopped renting space out there, I rarely had cause to return.BrownhillsBob's #365daysofbiking Shared .
'Snarling intent'Birmingham City held out for a well-deserved draw at the Liberty Stadium - and a second clean sheet in as many games.BirminghamLive Shared .
Neil Etheridge and Scott Hogan in Birmingham City's squad at Swansea CityBirmingham City are at the Liberty Stadium to face Swansea City where they will look to build on last weekend's winning start - this is the team that will try.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Virtual reality project to help Birmingham students understand consequences of crimeA virtual reality project to show students the consequences of being drawn into violent crime has launched in the West Midlands.Express & Star Shared .
Pubs and restaurants to 'shut within days' as Boris Johnson warned no alternativeBirmingham, Sandwell and Solihull hit with lockdown restrictions, with Wolverhampton crackdown starting next Tuesday.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Virtual reality project to help Birmingham students understand consequences of crimeA virtual reality project to show students the consequences of being drawn into violent crime has launched in the West Midlands.Thomas Parkes Shared .
Aitor Karanka, Steve Cooper play down melee during Birmingham draw at SwanseaFormer defender Tate escaped a red card from referee Gavin Ward, but the Football Association have the ability to review the incident if they decide it requires further punishment.Sports Mole Shared .
Swansea 0-0 Birm'hamSwansea and Birmingham shared a 0-0 Championship draw that was overshadowed by players and coaches clashing at the Liberty Stadium.Sky Sports, Sky Sports Shared .
Steve Cooper's striker admission as Swansea City boss opens up on Birmingham City frustrationsThe boss spoke about his side's hunt for a new forward after the 0-0 draw with Birmingham City.WalesOnline Shared .
Tribute to Birmingham stab victim Jacob Billington at Everton v WBA matchEverton FC say they will be paying tribute to the Birmingham knife victim before today's Premier League game.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Birmingham City hooligans who clashed during violent Leeds match sentenced and bannedDetectives described violence as 'worst crowd trouble to be seen at Elland Road for more than a decade'Birmingham Mail Shared .
Vitality Blast: Worcestershire lose by 16 runs at BirminghamCAPTAIN Ed Barnard rued the fine margins between victory and defeat after Worcestershire had a group-stage exit from Vitality Blast rubber stamped.Worcester News Shared .
The shocking number of shoppers we saw entering Morrisons on Hagley Road without a maskAfter new lockdown restrictions were placed in Birmingham, we visited Morrisons to see how many people are following the rules.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Football fans banned from matches after brawl at Leeds United match with Birmingham CityFootball fans from the West Midlands and Staffordshire have been banned from matches for years after violent disorder broke out in Leeds last year.Express & Star Shared .
'Fame can wait but Covid won't'Former MP for Redditch and ex-Home Secretary has stood down from University Hospitals Birmingham to take part in BBC show.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Swansea City v Birmingham City live stream info, kick-off time and team newsThe Swans take on Birmingham on Saturday: here's the TV channel and live stream details, referee, kick-off time, team news and latest odds.WalesOnline Shared .
Neil Etheridge and Scott Hogan in Birmingham City's squad at Swansea CityBirmingham City are at the Liberty Stadium to face Swansea City where they will look to build on last weekend's winning start - this is the team that will try.BirminghamLive Shared .
Businessman is forced to pay $250,000 ransom after being kidnapped during a home invasionMatthew Amos Burke and Tabatha Nicole Hodges were arrested this week in connection to the kidnapping of Elton B. Stephens Jr. during a home invasion on Birmingham, Alabama.Mail Online Shared .
Body cameras trial for Co-op shop workersCentral England Co-op is trialling the use of colleague body cameras as part of its effort to keep staff safe and help drive down crime in stores.Express & Star Shared .
Degree of caution at Birmingham universityLecturers at Birmingham City University will teach from behind protective visors and wear personal microphones as campuses reopen.Express & Star Shared .
Tribute to Birmingham stab victim Jacob Billington at Everton v WBA matchEverton FC say they will be paying tribute to the Birmingham knife victim before today's Premier League game.BirminghamLive Shared .
Mapped: This is where car cruisers are using Birmingham and the Black Country roads as racetracksWest Midlands Police said they will continue to tackle car cruisers across the West Midlands.BirminghamLive Shared .
This is what shopping centres used to look like in BirminghamWe all uses them daily, but as they come and go through the years, some have a fond place in ours hearts and memories.BirminghamLive Shared .
Shocking pictures behind the scenes of Bull Ring Indoor MarketU-Juice founder JP Martinez has been trading on the Bull Ring Indoor Market for more than five years.BirminghamLive Shared .
Cheapest homes for sale in Birmingham right nowFrom Bartley Green to Northfield, Saltley to Edgbaston - there's a whole range of bargain properties on offer.BirminghamLive Shared .
'Disgusting! ' Shocking photos reveal dirty state of Bull Ring Indoor MarketU-Juice founder JP Martinez took video and pictures of famous market before quitting the site.BirminghamLive Shared .
Thug who shot two dogs stabbed fellow HMP Birmingham inmate during art classKnife obsessed Kerney Grantham, 25, experienced 'pleasure in inflicting pain on others'Birmingham Mail Shared .
Swansea City vs Birmingham City Live: Score updates as Swans are unchanged from Preston winSteve Cooper's men did the double over the Blues last term, although they're expecting a significantly tougher test this time around with Spaniard Karanka now at the helm for the away side.WalesOnline Shared .
Birmingham City set for Tottenham transfer as Xuandong Ren makes promiseBirmingham City news - BCFC morning headlines from BirminghamLive on Saturday, September 19.BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham In Local LockdownBirmingham City is back in a local lockdown, as rising figures of COVID-19 cases sweep the city.Redbrick Shared .
Birmingham Nightingale Hospital on 'high alert' and ready to reopen amid soaring casesBirmingham Nightingale Hospital on 'high alert' and ready to reopen amid soaring cases.Metro Shared .
Review: Romeo and Juliet from Paperback Theatre at Moseley ParkThis isn't a sponsored post. BrumHour was invited to see Romeo and Juliet by Paperback Theatre.BrumHour Shared .
Birmingham REP reschedules Nativity! The Musical run due to coronavirusBirmingham REP's festive show, Nativity! The Musical, will no longer be staged this year.Rebecca Sayce Shared .
Degree of caution at Birmingham universityLecturers at Birmingham City University will teach from behind protective visors and wear personal microphones as campuses reopen.Ben Lammas Shared .
Birmingham City Q&A Live: Transfers, Hogan and Swansea City, your questions answeredThere's a definite groundswell of optimism at Birmingham City following last weekend's win and the arrival of recognised Championship performers.BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham Housing Authority increasing COVID safety effortsCommunity spread is a major concern with COVID and Birmingham Housing Authority leaders are enhancing safety measures for residents.Randi Hildreth Shared .
Jack Clarke to Birmingham City transfer receives Leeds United responseBirmingham City are closing in on the loan signing of Tottenham winger Jack Clarke, a product of the Leeds United academy.BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham and Cambridgeshire wildlife enthusiasts create gardening mini-seriesAjay Tegala and Adam O'Hare are both passionate about encouraging nature into their garden.InYourArea.co.uk Shared .
Boris Johnson warns UK being hit by second coronavirus waveThe Prime Minister said it was inevitable the deadly virus would sweep across the country again.BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham Nightingale Hospital on 'high alert' and ready to reopen amid soaring casesBirmingham Nightingale Hospital on 'high alert' and ready to reopen amid soaring cases.Metro.co.uk Shared .
This is for you DadThe lads return to look back on the win against Brentford and delve into the newest additions and a new potential incoming.We Are Birmingham Podcast Shared .
Face time: Andy Street on reinventing city centres and John Lewis' Birmingham closureMayor of the West Midlands and former John Lewis managing director Andy Street tells Retail Week why he thinks ‘reimagined' city centres have a bright future and of his surprise that his former employer chose to shut its Grand Central store.Retail Week Shared .
Can I leave Birmingham during lockdown?Local lockdown restrictions were imposed on Birmingham earlier this week in an attempt to curb the rising coronavirus cases in the area.Metro Shared .
'Britain's dullest man' has unveiled international roundabout of the year!Redditch's roundabout king Kevin Beresford has also created a calendar of his favourite car parks.BirminghamLive Shared .
Simmer Down to host online gig celebrating BME contribution during coronavirus pandemicA special online musical event has been planned by the team behind the Simmer Down Festival, as a tribute to BME communities affected by the coronavirus pa.I Am Birmingham Shared .
More than 8,000 'well' kids off school in Birmingham and Wolverhampton after Covid fearsThe impact of positive Covid-19 cases in schools across the region has been profound, affecting thousands of kids.BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham City closing in on Tottenham transferBirmingham City are hoping to land the former Leeds United winger a loan deal.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Get a grip on testing to avoid Birmingham lockdown, MP warnsMP Liam Byrne said he had spoken to one man who lost his job because he couldn't get a test for his child.BirminghamLive Shared .
Cadbury launches new chocolate bar devised by Midland schoolgirlThe Birmingham chocolatier will bring its Crunchy Honeycomb edition back to shelves in January with a twist.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Birmingham Nightingale Hospital on 'high alert' amid surge in cases"I have never known a clinical team so anxious in my 30 years about what is ahead"Evening Standard Shared .
Fly-tipped waste left on Birmingham street for more than a month.Saltley residents reported the dumped mattresses and other furniture at the beginning of August.BBC Shared .
Oriol Soldevila and Birmingham City: The lowdown on Blues' Barcelona starletBirmingham City are looking to build their senior and development squads and this promising midfielder has joined after a successful trial at the club.BirminghamLive Shared .
Coast to Coast Ride Raises £10,040.90 for Midlands Based Charity Alex's WishWith many charity fundraisers cancelled due to COVID-19 one group of intrepid cyclists have just completed a Coast to Coast cycle ride in aid of Midlands-based charity Alex's Wish.Birmingham Updates Shared .
Ironworking is alive in Birmingham—here's how you can try it outBirmingham's history has deep roots in iron and steel. Plenty of local residents are still working with metals today.Bham Now Shared .
Birmingham police investigating officer-involved shooting in EnsleyBirmingham Police are working an officer-involved shooting in the 6500 block of Avenue N in the Ensley area.WBRC Staff Shared .
Environmental pledge for Birmingham 'not good enough', claims groupThe council has committed to bringing a fully-costed action plan to tackle the 'climate emergency' before the end of the year.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Cobb tells Steelbacks they simply have to 'turn up' for Blast 'cup final' against Birmingham BearsSkipper Josh Cobb says the Steelbacks have to put their four-match losing streak behind them and get themselves fired up and ready for 'a cup final' against the Birmingham Bears at Edgbaston on Sunday.Northampton Chronicle And Echo Shared .
Cheaper homes for 'hero' frontline workers planned across the region'These brilliant people have helped us through some of the hardest times our region has ever seen'BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham City Council's environmental pledge 'not good enough', campaigners sayA council's environment pledge is "not good enough", a local environmental group has claimed, after after they pledged to produce a fully-costed action plan by the end of the year.Express & Star Shared .
Floral Bouquets That Stand The Test Of TimeDisappointment when shopping for her own wedding floral bouquets led art teacher Ruqaiyya Qazi to branch out in a new creative direction â and now itâs changing the shape of floristry in Birmingham.Style Birmingham Shared .
Get A Free Drink With Every Main At The New Pizza Express BrindleyplaceThe nation's favourite pizzeria, PizzaExpress, has reopened its Brindleyplace pizzeria, now open for dine-in and dine-out customers.Style Birmingham Shared .
'I ain't a grass! 'Birmingham residents on our Facebook page overwhelmingly promised not to shop out any neighbours they see breaking the new rules.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Live updates from key regional briefing on local lockdowns in West MidlandsWolverhampton has joined Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell as an area of 'national intervention' in the fight against coronavirus.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Birmingham City Q&A Live: Transfers, Hogan and Swansea City, your questions answeredThere's a definite groundswell of optimism at Birmingham City following last weekend's win and the arrival of recognised Championship performers.Birmingham Mail Shared .
'No brainer'Birmingham City play away from home for the first time this season looking to build on their opening day victory over Brentford.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Wolverhampton residents urged follow lockdown rules immediatelyThe city will be under the same restrictions as Sandwell, Birmingham and Solihull from Tuesday, September 22 after coronavirus cases continued to soar.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Hockley doctor charged with assaulting boys during circumcision proceduresMohammad Siddiqui, from Hockley, has been charged with 34 offences dating between 2015 and 2018.BirminghamLive Shared .
Can I leave Birmingham during lockdown?Local lockdown restrictions were imposed on Birmingham earlier this week in an attempt to curb the rising coronavirus cases in the area.Metro.co.uk Shared .
Nativity! The Musical at Birmingham Rep postponed for a year due to Covid-19The musical was set to play at the venue from Nov 17 until January 3 but has been cancelled due to the effects of coronavirus.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Gaming RoundupHello! Welcome to the latest Geeky Brummie Gaming Roundup! ThisRead more.Geeky Brummie Shared .
Call for Covid rule change to help working parents in SandwellSandwell, Birmingham and Solihull health bosses call for an exemption to allow grandparents to care for children.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Birmingham GP 'failed to book Covid-19 test online 100 times a day'The doctor only got a test after heading to a testing centre in person and pleading their case as a key worker.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Latest coronavirus R rate for Birmingham as scientist says second wave starting in UKTop scientist says 'this does appear to be the start of a second wave' after latest data pushes up the R rate.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Latest coronavirus R rate for Birmingham and Midlands as second wave starts in UKTop scientist says 'this does appear to be the start of a second wave' after latest data pushes up the R rate.BirminghamLive Shared .
Body cams are to be trialed in Co-op stores to try and keep colleagues and customers safeCentral England Co-op is trialling the use of colleague body cameras as part of its ongoing effort to keep staff safe and help drive down crime in stores.Birmingham Updates Shared .
Live updates as Wolverhampton lockdown confirmed as Covid-19 cases soarThe city will be under the same restrictions as Sandwell, Birmingham and Solihull from Tuesday, September 22.BirminghamLive Shared .
Nearly 600 claims of suspected Covid breaches in SandwellCalls for boycott of businesses that do not stick to Covid rules.BirminghamLive Shared .
Wolverhampton added to West Midlands lockdown but no change in Birmingham, Solihull or SandwellWolverhampton has been added to the local lockdown alongside Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell, the Government has announced.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Oriol Soldevila and Birmingham City: The lowdown on Blues' Barcelona starletBirmingham City are looking to build their senior and development squads and this promising midfielder has joined after a successful trial at the club.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Little Mix to bring world tour to BirminghamPop superstars Little Mix will bring their Confetti World Tour to Birmingham next year.Rebecca Sayce Shared .
How many Covid cases there are where you live in BirminghamThe data-set breaks up the city into areas with a population of 7,200.BirminghamLive Shared .
Hogan to be a hero?I'm presuming that Aitor Karanka sees Hogan as an option to mix things up and occasionally switch to 4-4-2 rather than him playing up front on his own, where hulking central defenders will be licking their lips at the prospect of winning every header in the air and cleaning out our new signing on the ground.The Birmingham Press Shared .
'We can do that'Birmingham City have signed eight players in the transfer window, including Scott Hogan who is in upbeat mood after leaving Aston Villa.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Live updatesA regional briefing will take place reviewing the current restrictions in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull.BirminghamLive Shared .
Man charged with murder of Stechford dad Murtaza NazirWest Midlands Police said they have charged Shamraz Khan, 22 from Poppy Grove, Saltley, with Mr Nazir's murder.BirminghamLive Shared .
Coronavirus infection rates are falling across the West Midlands, according to the latest NHS dataThere's some good news about Covid-19 infection rates in Birmingham, Solihull, the Black Country and the rest of the West Midlands.Birmingham Mail Shared .
When we will find out if Wolverhampton is going to be hit with new lockdown measuresThe area could follow Sandwell, Birmingham and Solihull as coronavirus cases soar.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Matt Hancock refuses to rule out second national lockdown as 'last line of defence'The Health Secretary said it was "absolutely critical" people followed the rules.BirminghamLive Shared .
Claret And Blue Podcast #57On todays' episode of Claret and Blue we discuss: Emi Martinez's arrival at the club, Jack Grealish's new contract and how that can help Villa attract signings, should Jack be played centrally or out wide and we try to nail down Villa's strongest starting XIThanks to @designsbyhr on Instagram for providing us with the prize, go over to our...Claret and Blue Shared .
Birmingham curfewPubs in north-east England have been told to close at 10pm so will Birmingham come under the same rules?Birmingham Mail Shared .
NHS Nightingale hospital in Birmingham on high alert to reopen as cases soarAs parts of the Midlands have been put back into lockdown, the temporary hospital at the NEC arena in Solihull, Birmingham, has been placed back onto 'higher alert footing and could reopen in two days if necessary.Mirror Shared .
Jailed 23 Drillas gangster banned from city centreSamba Faal, 21, was jailed for his part in a violent clash between rival gangs at Resorts World.BirminghamLive Shared .
When we will know if Birmingham restrictions are getting tougherRestrictions are currently in place for Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell but more could follow.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Birmingham City Council's environmental pledge 'not good enough', campaigners sayA council's environment pledge is "not good enough", a local environmental group has claimed, after after they pledged to produce a fully-costed action plan by the end of the year.Tom Dare Shared .
Confirmed: Birmingham City sign Barcelona midfielder SoldevilaBirmingham City are rebuiling both their first team and development squads - and this young man will be hoping to feature in both.BirminghamLive Shared .
'No brainer'Birmingham City play away from home for the first time this season looking to build on their opening day victory over Brentford.BirminghamLive Shared .
Nativity! The Musical at Birmingham Rep postponed for a year due to Covid-19The musical was set to play at the venue from Nov 17 until January 3 but has been cancelled due to the effects of coronavirus.BirminghamLive Shared .
What areas of Birmingham in lockdown? Covid cases mappedLocal restrictions have been imposed on Birmingham as well as Sandwell and Solihull - so which parts of the region are included exactly and where are the hotspots?BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham City School leaders address connectivity issues with virtual learningBirmingham City Schools is in week two of virtual learning. District leaders say they are aware of connectivity issues for students and say the primary issue is some families have not accessed their correct credentials to be able to log into the system.Randi Hildreth Shared .
Funding approved to create bike trails in Cannock Chase forest for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth GamesPlans to create high-quality new bike trails in Cannock Chase Forest to be used during the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have taken a major step forward.Megan Archer Shared .
Jet2 announce new Birmingham Airport holiday flightsJet2 has announced that it will be operating brand new routes to Turkey - just in time for the end of the current summer season.CoventryLive Shared .
Aitor Karanka to wield Birmingham City axe as Scott Hogan lifts the lid on 'collapse'Birmingham City have assembled an impressive squad as Aitor Karanka sets his sights on reducing numbers.BirminghamLive Shared .
New Birmingham base for engineering firmsBaker and Finnemore and Cirteq agree new deal on warehouse in city's Jewellery Quarter.Birmingham Post Shared .
When we will know if Birmingham restrictions are getting tougherRestrictions are currently in place for Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell but more could follow.BirminghamLive Shared .
West Midlands arts projects receive Commonwealth Games fundingA share of £600,000 has been awarded to three West Midlands organisations to create inclusive arts and cultural projects linked to the Commonwealth Games, following a collaboration between the Olympic legacy funder Spirit of 2012 and Birmingham 2022.The Birmingham Press Shared .
Spoken word tribute marks technology hub anniversaryStephen Mitchell, Director of Apprentices and Technical Training at Make UK said: "Since the opening of The Technology Hub building in September 2016, we have helped train over 1,000 apprentices; Casey's work perfectly encapsulates how our apprentices can make their own mark on history by helping to make the future."The Birmingham Press Shared .
Landmark restoration begins after successful fundraiserThe project has since received a substantial donation from The Peter Sowerby Foundation, and generous support from the Garfield Weston Foundation, GJW Turner Trust, 29th May 1961 Trust, Feeney Trust and Grimmitt Trust - as well as money from members of the public.The Birmingham Press Shared .
thousands sign petition against new Birmingham bus laneMore than 2,500 people have signed a petition against a ‘crazy and unsafe' bus lane in Birmingham.Tom Dare Shared .
Birmingham Groves holds off surging Farmington HighThe crisp chill in the air late in the year can only mean one thing, high school football is back in the state of Michigan.C & G Publishing Shared .
Scott Hogan joins Birmingham City on permanent dealThe striker was on loan at St Andrew's from Aston Villa last season.Sports Mole Shared .
Aitor Karanka to wield Birmingham City axe as Scott Hogan lifts the lid on 'collapse'Birmingham City have assembled an impressive squad as Aitor Karanka sets his sights on reducing numbers.MSN Shared .
Birmingham man charged with assaulting children while performing circumcision proceduresA 54-year-old man has been charged with assaulting children while carrying out circumcision procedures across the country.Lancashire Evening Post Shared .
'One, two or three'Birmingham City have overhauled their squad this summer - but they still have work to do before the window closes.BirminghamLive Shared .
This is what Wolverhampton people think about a local lockdownWe went to the city centre to see what people thought about the possibility of tougher restrictions coming into force.BirminghamLive Shared .
Scott Hogan breaks his silence on life after lockdown and returning to Birmingham CityScott Hogan is back at Birmingham City with a typically honest interview in which he discusses his return and his wildly contrasting form last season.BirminghamLive Shared .
A£600,000 awarded to arts projects through Spirit of 2012 and Birmingham 2022A share of Â£600,000 has been awarded to a trio West Midlands organisations to create arts and cultural projects linked to the Commonwealth Games, through a partnership between the Olympic legacy funder Spirit of 2012 and Birmingham 2022.West Midlands Shared .
Jonathan Grounds: Swindon Town sign ex-Birmingham City defenderSwindon Town have signed former Birmingham City defender Jonathan Grounds on a one-year contract.BBC Shared .
Birmingham Rep postpones Nativity! The Musical until 2021Birmingham Repertory Theatre has postponed its planned run of Nativity! The Musical until next year due to ongoing questions over when shows can resume without social distancing.The Stage Shared .
Sugarthief at Dead Wax, Birmingham. 16th September 2020.After an extended period without the joy of live music in our ear holes, Dead Wax in Digbeth have begun to put on socially distanced shows in their outdoor space.Up To No Gouda Shared .
Birmingham City stalwart finds new clubThe experienced defender was a free agent after ending his six-year stay with Blues.BirminghamLive Shared .
Introducing The Birmingham Wine Staycation: The Ultimate Wine ExperiencePack your suitcase: the wine-retreat of your dreams is heading for Birmingham. âThe Wine Staycationâ will blend the finest wines, expert sommeliers, and stunning food pairings, for a full-bodied event that is set to be unmissable.Style Birmingham Shared .
The Police's latest strike against Birmingham gangsA man jailed for his part in a gang fight at a shopping centre will be bound by tight restrictions on his prison release after Police secured an injunction controlling his movements.Birmingham Updates Shared .
Birmingham police cruise in 'Covid car' to snare social-distance flouters… only to find zeroOfficers bragged about cruising through Birmingham city centre in a 'Covid car' sent to investigate breaches of tough new coronavirus restrictions imposed in a panic by officials.Mail Online Shared .
Health Secretary Matt Hancock considers changing Birmingham lockdown rules to make childcare easierThe Health Secretary asked to meet Meriden MP Saqib Bhatti to discuss changes but said he wanted to protect grandparents.Birmingham Mail Shared .
'Better for them to go'Aitor Karanka held his pre-Swansea press conference after Birmingham City made a big move in the transfer market.BirminghamLive Shared .
Tamworth's social distancing measures scrapped after a monthThey were part of longer term plans to improve road safety and to enable more people to walk and cycle to the shop.BirminghamLive Shared .
Are police serious or not over Birmingham pub bombings mass murder probe?THIS week a number of relatives of victims of the Birmingham Pub Bombings 1974 met for a private update meeting with West Midlands Police.Birmingham Mail Shared .
'One, two or three'Birmingham City have overhauled their squad this summer - but they still have work to do before the window closes.Birmingham Mail Shared .
5,000 appeal for information about fatal Birmingham hit-and-runA reward of up to £5,000 is being offered for information after the death of a cyclist in a hit-and-run in Birmingham.Dayna Farrington Shared .
One new coronavirus death in Birmingham hospitalOne new coronavirus death has been reported in the region's hospitals.Dayna Farrington Shared .
Man charged with murder after stabbing his brother to deathPolice have charged a man with the murder of his own brother who was fatally stabbed at a residence in Birmingham.I Am Birmingham Shared .
Birmingham's Legally Blonde! Trainee barrister in Miss England finalBella, 21, from Castle Bromwich, compared herself to Legally Blonde character Elle Woods.BirminghamLive Shared .
Swansea City boss Steve Cooper on Joe Rodon's fitness, transfers, and Nathan Dyer ahead of Birmingham City clashCatch up with everything Steve Cooper had to say ahead of his side's clash with Birmingham City here.WalesOnline Shared .
Aitor Karanka reveals why Birmingham City handed Scott Hogan a four-year contractThe former Aston Villa striker has signed on the dotted line at Birmingham City.Birmingham Mail Shared .
George Byers remains sidelined as Swansea take on BirminghamSwans boss Steve Cooper has said the midfielder has been "making good progress but is still a while off" as he recovers from a groin problem.NewsChain Shared .
WM Pension Fund urged to pull out of investment in fossil fuels and fund a clean energy economyDWM wants West Midlands Pension Fund to freeze any new investment in fossil fuel companies and divest from direct ownership and commingled funds that include fossil fuel, public equities and corporate bonds within 5 years - for example, their current holdings in Exxon Mobil, BP, BHP Billiton, Anglo American and Peabody Energy.Our Birmingham Shared .
Can I leave Birmingham during lockdown? Official rules on restrictions explainedA local lockdown is in place in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull but how much restriction is there on your movements?Birmingham Mail Shared .
BRUNCH'N UK Garage on Saturday 26th!GET YOUR TICKETS HERE Get your gun fingers locked and loaded as UKG Diner lands on Saturday 26 September.Birmingham Updates Shared .
Birmingham lockdown rules could be made tougher tomorrowHealth Secretary Matt Hancock will chair the weekly Gold Command meeting later today which will be all-important for Birmingham, Solihull, Sandwell - and possibly Wolverhampton.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Birmingham smellThe foul smell swept across Birmingham and the Black Country.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Racism row over former Birmingham burlesque clubThe owner of a bar looking to open on the site of a former Birmingham burlesque club has accused the police of racism after they objected to the granting of a new licence.Tom Dare Shared .
Birmingham cyclist stabbed in attempted bikejackingWest Midlands Police have issued still images of a suspect after a cyclist was stabbed in an attempted bikejacking in the Nechells district of Birmingham last month.Road.cc Shared .
Plans to redevelop site of historic jewellery maker in Birmingham to be considered by CouncilA new development which would secure the future of one of Birmingham's oldest remaining jewellery manufacturers and deliver wider benefits to the city is due to be considered by the Council.Bdaily Business News Shared .
Coronavirus LIVE: Birmingham lockdown review; Wolverhampton on brink; testing shortageCovid-19 continues to wreak havoc on the region with testing problems harming schools and workplaces.BirminghamLive Shared .
'Suffered enough'The 28-year-old Republic of Ireland international striker has joined Birmingham City for an undisclosed fee.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Britain's best property pockets for first-time buyersThe latest research from lettings and estate agent, Barrows and Forrester, has revealed which areas of the property market are currently the most first-time buyer friendly.Birmingham Property News Shared .
Covid-19 infections rise in EVERY part of Birmingham and Black CountryCovid-19 rises in Birmingham, Solihull, Sandwelll, Wolverhampton, Dudley and Walsall - among other areas.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Birmingham City's best XI after sealing Aston Villa transferBirmingham City transfer news: Scott Hogan has penned a four-year deal with Aitor Karanka's side following his arrival from Aston Villa on a four-year deal yesterday.BirminghamLive Shared .
Covid-19 admissions to Birmingham hospitals double in a week as bosses prepare for 'second wave'Fifteen people are currently lying critically ill in hospitals in intensive care units in Birmingham.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Preview: Swansea City vs. Birmingham CitySports Mole previews Saturday's Championship meeting between Swansea City and Birmingham City, including team news and injury news.Sports Mole Shared .
Can I leave Birmingham during lockdown? Official rules on restrictions explainedA local lockdown is in place in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull but how much restriction is there on your movements?BirminghamLive Shared .
Birmingham and Sandwell smell: Every theory listed as mystery continuesSocial media has been set alight with dozens of theories about the cause of the smell.BirminghamLive Shared .
The Big Con: Neck-deep in chicaneryBirmingham UK: News, views and comment from the West Midlands and beyond.The Birmingham Press Shared .
Local lockdowns England: areas of the country with local restrictions including Newcastle, Birmingham and West YorkshireStricter lockdown restrictions have been reinstated in several areas across England in response to a sharp rise in coronavirus cases, with tougher measures now to be introduced in parts of the North East.Yorkshire Post Shared .
Horndean boss Birmingham warning against Christchurch's ‘potent weapon'Michael Birmingham predicts Horndean will face their toughest task yet as they visit Christchurch in the Wessex Premier League.The News Shared .
Morgan Sindall set for £40m Birmingham Uni lab jobDesigned byÂ Associated Architects, the 12,790 sq m hub building will provide a focal point for the Universityâs core research capabilities in chemical, environmental and bio-molecular sciences, and provide improved facilities for academics and post-graduate students.Construction Enquirer News Shared .
The reality of Birmingham lockdown rulesThere are bound to be casualties when 1.6 million people are ordered not to let visitors in to help fight coronavirus infections.BirminghamLive Shared .
A drive-in Horrible Histories pantomime is coming to Birmingham this ChristmasIf you're a real pantomime fan and you can't wait for it to kick off leading up to Christmas, you might be wondering how it is going to work with coronavirus.BirminghamLive Shared .
Number of patients with coronavirus at Birmingham's hospitals doubles in a weekHospital chiefs say staff at UHB had proven they can respond before - and they would again if required.ITV News Shared .
Birmingham City School family talks virtual learningStudents in Birmingham City Schools are now in their second week of virtual learning. Weâre checking in with families about what the day looks like.MSN Shared .
Covid-19 infections rise in EVERY part of Birmingham and Black CountryCovid-19 rises in Birmingham, Solihull, Sandwelll, Wolverhampton, Dudley and Walsall - among other areas.BirminghamLive Shared .
Paradise launches design competition for next building on £700m Birmingham schemeCity practice features among the final four architecture practices to be shortlisted for prestigious contract.Birmingham Post Shared .
Covid-19 admissions to Birmingham hospitals double in a week as bosses prepare for 'second wave'Fifteen people are currently lying critically ill in hospitals in intensive care units in Birmingham.BirminghamLive Shared .
DMN Logistics back on the road with Lloyds Bank fundingBirmingham-based firm was forced to halt operations because of the coronavirus lockdown.Birmingham Post Shared .
West Midlands showcased to Indian industry heavyweightsBirmingham UK: News, views and comment from the West Midlands and beyond.The Birmingham Press Shared .
Crowdfunding success for Wolverhampton's Light HouseBirmingham UK: News, views and comment from the West Midlands and beyond.The Birmingham Press Shared .
Art.quarter announces launch of art.barbersBirmingham UK: News, views and comment from the West Midlands and beyond.The Birmingham Press Shared .
Greggs now delivering to your home or office in BirminghamNeed that sausage roll or steak bake right now but not able to get to your local Greggs?BirminghamLive Shared .
Scott Hogan departs Aston Villa for Birmingham CityThe striker spent last season on-loan at St. Andrew's, having impressed for the Championship club having struggled to make an impact at B6.Luke Hatfield Shared .
Update: Death investigation in Birmingham Saturday now justified death investigationThe Birmingham Police Department announced the investigation is now reclassified as a justified death investigation.MSN Shared .
Man charged with brother's murder in BirminghamRoy Garmson, 33, is accused of stabbing Joseph, 31, at a house in Bartley Green, Birmingham.BBC Shared .
'One of worst examples' Birmingham bar has licence revokedHealth chiefs describe scenes of guidance being ignored in a packed bar as "unprecedented".BBC Shared .
'No confidence' in Birmingham's home-to-school transportSome children with special needs were dropped at the wrong schools, Birmingham City Council said.BBC Shared .
Coronavirus tests not available in 15 of worst hit areas including BirminghamWith people facing long journeys to get a Covid test and lengthy queues forming at test centres, Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted it would be weeks before the problems were resolved.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Bucking the office trend: national agency secures huge Birmingham spaceNational property consultancy Carter Jonas has bucked the trend of remote working and closing branches to announce it has secured 12,000 sq ft of office space in Birmingham.Estate Agent Today Shared .
What's Right For You? Setting Up An Agency During A Pandemic! Plus How To Deal With Negative PRIn this episode we talk to Leila Smith from Promise PR and Creative, a PR agency based in Solihull.BrumPod Shared .
Latest number of coronavirus deaths and confirmed cases in your areaThis page will be updated daily with the latest number of people who have tested positive for Covid-19 and the latest number of confirmed hospital deaths in your area.Express & Star Shared .
All night PONG! Mystery stench leaves thousands holding their noses across the Midlands… but authorities vow to get to the bottom of itAn unidentified odour, described as 'like bad vomit', was reported across a 50-mile area, including in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Stratford-upon-Avon and Walsall last night.Mail Online Shared .
Two murder arrests after man's body found at Birmingham propertyPolice have arrested two men on suspicion of murder after a body was found in the West Midlands.Dayna Farrington Shared .
Independent inquiry under way into school transport service in BirminghamA full independent inquiry is to take place into a home to school transport service - after seven children were taken to the wrong schools.Express & Star Shared .
Police hit back over Birmingham stabbing response complaintsJacob Billington, 23, was killed, and Michael Callaghan, also 23, was critically hurt, who are both from Crosby.Liverpool Echo Shared .
Discounts from Tinder to Nando's as Birmingham university launches first virtual Freshers' FairThe University of Birmingham has launched its virtual Freshers' Fair for students starting in 2020.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Birmingham bar coronavirus breaches 'unprecedented', health chiefs sayA city centre bar should lose its licence after a series of &#; coronavirus breaches, it has been claimed - but the licence holder admits she has "screwed up" and is asking for a second chance.Tom Dare Shared .
Classes and Covid-19Against the backdrop of rising Covid-19 rates and new restrictions in Birmingham, lessons are back on in the West Midlands.Birmingham Mail Shared .
West Brom given update on Troy Deeney transfer from WatfordWest Bromwich Albion have been linked with the Birmingham-born Watford striker this summer.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Scott Hogan: Birmingham City sign Aston Villa forward for undisclosed feeLast updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago. From the section Birmingham.BBC Shared .
Greggs now delivering to your home or office in BirminghamNeed that sausage roll or steak bake right now but not able to get to your local Greggs?Birmingham Mail Shared .
Poli, Kings Heath. 15/9/20We have wanted to try Poli since it received rave reviews after its opening in June 2019.Foodie Adventures Of Mitch And Kate Shared .
Harvey Nichols statement over continued closure at MailboxThe news comes after John Lewis never re-opened its flagship Grand Central store.BirminghamLive Shared .
Scott Hogan makes permanent Birmingham switchThe striker was on loan at St Andrew's from Aston Villa last season. #Soccer #Birmingham #PA.NewsChain Shared .
Confirmed: Birmingham City complete Scott Hogan transfer from Aston VillaHogan has signed a four-year contract at St Andrew's after his loan spell last season.BirminghamLive Shared .
When Art And Charity CollideForward in Unity, an art instillation celebrating that Birmingham does not fold under pressure from the devastating impacts of COVID19.Style Birmingham Shared .
We shouldnt think of historical change as flipping a light switch KCLs Prof Richard Drayton on Barbadian plans to remove Queen as head of state.We were joined by Prof Richard Drayton, a Rhodes Professor of Imperial History at King's College London, who was born in Guyana and grew up in Barbados, and by Prof Kehinde Andrews, professor of black studies at Birmingham City University.Channel 4 News Shared .
Midair diversion sees plane sent to land at Birmingham AirportThe flight had been scheduled to land at Bristol Airport last night.CoventryLive Shared .
Birmingham bar 'screwed up' over Covid breaches and asks for second chancePolice visited the premises on at least seven occasions to advise about coronavirus guidelines.BirminghamLive Shared .
Claret And Blue Podcast #56Aston Villa have this morning announced the signing of Emiliano Martinez, so we're joined by Football London writer Art de Roche for the lowdown on the new goalkeeper.Claret and Blue Shared .
Is Streetly included in Birmingham lockdown? Confusion over restrictions explainedBirmingham, Sandwell and Solihull are subject to new local lockdown rules - but where do Streetly and Sutton Coldfield fit into this?Birmingham Mail Shared .
Waitrose Wolverhampton closing down and store taken over by TescoFour branches across the country are latest to close, following shutdown of branch in Sutton Coldfield.BirminghamLive Shared .
Handsworth man charged with spitting in bus driver's face on 80A serviceAshley Vinnicombe, of Nineveh Road is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on October 6 charged with common assault.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Elderly man dies after car hits bollard in Sutton ParkPolice are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a man died after a car collided with a bollard in Sutton Park last week.I Am Birmingham Shared .
Cyclist stabbed in attempted bike robberyA cyclist was stabbed when a man tried to steal his bike in the West Midlands, police have revealed.Express & Star Shared .
New coronavirus restrictions in Birmingham a frequently asked questionsWhat are the new restrictions on households in Birmingham? From Tuesday 15 September 2020, Birmingham residents will not be able to mix with people they don't live with, in their homes or gardens.Birmingham Updates Shared .
Apprenticeship milestone reached at Birmingham engineering firmA Birmingham engineering company has provided innovative pre-apprenticeship spots for 60 young people over the past five years.PES Media Shared .
One in 10 unemployed in Blackpool, Hull and BirminghamBlackpool, Birmingham and Hull have the highest rates of unemployment in the UK, with around one in 10 people in the towns claiming unemployment benefits last month.Personnel Today Shared .
Birmingham and Black Country smellDozens of West Midlands residents have described the smell as making them 'feel sick'BirminghamLive Shared .
The GB Pull ListIt's New Comics Day. Our picks this week are the first Umbrella Academy spin-off You Look Like Death and the return of Head Lopper.Geeky Brummie Shared .
Seven children taken to wrong schools in transport fiasco in Birmingham as service called 'an abomination'A full independent inquiry was announced after the children were transported to the wrong schools and a total of 120 transport routes were cancelled.Birmingham Mail Shared .
Inquiry into city transport service after seven children taken to wrong schoolsParents across Birmingham have been in "uproar" over the arrangements in the city - with once councillor describing it as an "abomination".Tom Dare Shared .
Birmingham lockdown rulesNew restrictions came into force on Tuesday September 15 for Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull but there are some exemptions.BirminghamLive Shared .
Final week of nominations for Birmingham Apprenticeship Awards 2020There are now just days left to enter this year's celebration of the region's apprentices, employers and training providers which are championing the apprenticeship movement.BirminghamLive Shared .
Aer Lingus Regional launches new Birmingham-Belfast City serviceAer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has introduced a new route from Birmingham to Belfast.Airport Business Shared .
What are the local lockdown rules in Birmingham, Bolton, Caerphilly, Manchester, Glasgow and Northern Ireland?Tough new rules for England and continued restrictions for Greater Manchester, east Lancashire and parts of West Yorkshire.The Telegraph Shared .
Flowers for the Dead by Barbara Copperthwaite review.Publication date - 16th September 2020. Description He sees her. The one. The sunglasses donât fool anyone, she is clearly upset, her nose and lips swollen from crying.Carla Kovach - Author Shared .
Birmingham City's 'exciting prospect' nearing comeback as £2.5m striker link dismissedBirmingham City are looking to add options up front - but will not be pursuing a move for this League One target man.BirminghamLive Shared .
Is Streetly included in Birmingham lockdown? Confusion over restrictions explainedBirmingham, Sandwell and Solihull are subject to new local lockdown rules - but where do Streetly and Sutton Coldfield fit into this?MSN Shared .
Nurse based at police custody block given suspended sentence over indecent images of childrenJack Newey-Bradley, who worked at the West Midlands Police site in Perry Barr, was found with a total of 64 images and three videos in October last year.Express & Star Shared .
Blue plaque unveiled to honour inventor James HorsfallThe plaque, authorised by The Birmingham Civic Society, was unveiled by The Bishop of Aston, The Rt Rev Anne Hollingshurst, and Charles Horsfall, chairman of Webster and Horsfall, and a direct descendant of James.John Corser Shared .
Experience how it felt boarding Mayflower as PilgrimHistorical experts have developed a virtual reality reconstruction of the Mayflower ship that will mark the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers setting sail for America.Express & Star Shared .
Theatre news: Paperback Theatre books Birmingham festivalBirmingham-based company Paperback Theatre is to hold an outdoor festival, Little But LIVE!, in Moseley Park to bring together Moseley residents and the wider Birmingham community through a programme of artistic events.British Theatre Guide Shared .
Birmingham tour guide fears tragedy as woman knocked down by e-scooterPositively Birmingham boss Jonathan Berg says his assistant was 'toppled like a tree'; Coventry has stopped its own Voi trial after less than a week.BirminghamLive Shared .