TK Maxx shoplifter jailed again

A persistent thief has been sent to prison for his latest shoplifting offence from TK Maxx in Castle Vale.

Kevin Continue reading

Birmingham Library and Google’s Digital Garage: visionary or face-saving?

Tyburn Mail Comment

Penny Holbrook, Kingstanding Councillor (Labour) and cabinet member for Birmingham

Penny Holbrook, Kingstanding Councillor (Labour) and cabinet member for Birmingham

Kingstanding councillor Penny Holbrook has an article published in today’s Guardian newspaper about the opening hours at Birmingham Library.
She explains why the Council have done a u-turn Continue reading

Air cadets set to launch charity year at Sainsburys in Castle Vale

Air cadets from 165 (Castle Bromwich) Squadron will be at Sainsburys in Castle Vale this Saturday, 1st August to launch their charity year.
Cadets and officers will be at the store in Castle Vale Retail Park from 11am, Continue reading

Job advert: drivers/ market researchers

Drivers/Market Researchers required.
Full time positions available. Continue reading

Perry Bar stab victim in critical condition

A 24 year-old man has suffered multiple stab wounds following an attack in Perry Bar.
The incident happened at around 9.15pm Continue reading

Review: Omen, by Sam Smith and Disclosure

Review by Brookly Taylor

Tyburn Mail feature writer

Disclosure

O-O-O-Omen!

After the great success that was ‘Latch’ by Disclosure featuring Sam Smith, they’ve done it again.
Disclosure have teamed up with Sam Smith to create Continue reading

‘Friends’ to the rescue of Farnborough Fields

Ray of light for Castle Vale's dwindling green space: new group, Friends of Farnborough Fields, hoping to recruit locals

Ray of light for Castle Vale’s dwindling green space: new group, Friends of Farnborough Fields, hoping to recruit locals

A new ‘green group’ is meeting for the first time this Friday in Castle Vale.
The Friends of Farnborough Fields are inviting Continue reading

Couch potatoes urged to run 5km at Farnborough Fields

A free course for beginner runners is starting at Farnborough Fields in Castle Vale this week.
The ‘Couch to 5km’ Continue reading

Angry cabbies plan ‘go slow’ protest in Birmingham over bus-lane camera

Birmingham taxi drivers are planning a ‘go slow’ demonstration tomorrow (Thursday, 30th July 2015).
Cabbies are angry Continue reading

Labour of love: Nathan set to build his own YMCA home

Nathan Cox, set to work on his own home

Nathan Cox, set to work on his own home


A young man based at a centre for homeless people has managed to get a job with the construction company who are building his home.
YMCA resident Nathan Cox Continue reading