Letter: 165 Squadron Cadets Continue to work in the community

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from: Flt Lt Simon Jennings RAFVR(T)

After a busy season of Summer camps and courses, the Squadron’s cadets and staff are set to Continue reading

City centre: new traffic restrictions start Monday 7th September

More traffic restrictions in Birmingham start on Monday to try to ease the jams around New Street Station.
From Monday 7th September, Continue reading

Farnborough Road fire crash: Porsche was stolen vehicle

A stolen Porsche and one other vehicle were set alight by the collision in Farnborough Road.. The driver of the vehicle that ploughed into the stationary cars left the scene before the emergency services arrived. (pic WMAS)

A stolen Porsche and one other vehicle were set alight by the collision in Farnborough Road.. The driver of the vehicle that ploughed into the stationary cars left the scene before the emergency services arrived. (pic WMAS)


The Porsche that crashed into cars in Farnborough Road in Castle Vale yesterday had been stolen from the West Mercia area, West Midlands Police believe. Continue reading

Farnborough Road vehicle fire: police seek witnesses after driver leaves scene of accident

The charred tarmac yards away from homes in Farnborough Road, where vehicles were set ablaze by a car collision

The charred tarmac yards away from homes in Farnborough Road, where vehicles were set ablaze by a car collision


Police say they are keen to hear from anyone who has information about the car smash in Farnborough Road yesterday which caused a fierce blaze just yards away from residential homes.
The driver of the vehicle Continue reading

Traffic accident closes Farnborough Road

A Porsche and one other vehicle were set alight by the collision in Farnborough Road.. The driver of the vehicle that ploughed into the stationary cars left the scene before the emergency services arrived. (pic WMAS)

A Porsche and one other vehicle were set alight by the collision in Farnborough Road.. The driver of the vehicle that ploughed into the stationary cars left the scene before the emergency services arrived. (pic WMAS)


Part of Farnborough Road in Castle Vale has been closed this afternoon because of a traffic accident. Continue reading

Fine for ‘fools’ day’ driver

A Castle Vale driver has been ordered to pay £740 for driving his car without a licence or insurance. Continue reading

Litter means cash for Birmingham charity

A new anti-litter project has been launched in Birmingham city centre to encourage cleaner streets and support local charities and good causes. Continue reading

Smoking ban for vehicles carrying under 18s

Smoking will soon be illegal in a vehicle carrying anyone under 18.
The new law comes into force on 1st October and means that private vehicles Continue reading

Free courses for parents of overweight children

Ninety percent of Birmingham children who completed a free healthy eating course last year either lost weight or stopped gaining weight. according to the programme manager. Continue reading

Councils must provide more sites for gypsies and travellers

The government has published new guidelines for gypsies’ and travellers’ sites. Continue reading