Two sixteen year-olds in collision after suspected car theft: one has serious leg injuries

A 16 year-old boy has been taken to hospital after the car he was travelling in crashed into railings in Erdington after failing to stop for police officers.
The teenager has suffered Continue reading

Paget teacher’s parachute jump on hold for three months

A teacher at Paget Primary School is having his nerves tested by a three month delay for a parachute jump.
Nathan Douglas was due to make the 10,000 foot plunge Continue reading

Bibsy wins education award in West Midlands Women of the Year celebration

Nabila Berry, the founder of Bibsy Bananas, has been given an award for her work with children and parents at a ceremony at the Hyatt Hotel yesterday.
Nabila won the top award for an outstanding contribution Continue reading

Brighter prospect for Cockshut Hill

A total of 85 new pupils have joined Cockshut Hill Technology College since January this year.
Some of these students have Continue reading

Letter to editor: Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year choice is game changer for squadron

From Flt Lt Simon Jennings
165 Squadron Castle Bromwich Air Cadets

Dear Editor
165 Sqn RAF Air Cadets has been chosen as the Sainsbury’s (Castle Vale) store charity of the year for 2015/16. The squadron staff and cadets would like to say Continue reading

Jail for racist and threatening behaviour

A Tyburn man has this week been jailed for ten weeks after he used threatening behaviour towards his victim in an incident last December.
Gerard Asan Michael Finnegan Continue reading

Air Cadets are Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year

Castle Bromwich 165 Squadron Air Cadets

Castle Bromwich 165 Squadron Air Cadets


The Air Cadets of 165 (Castle Bromwich) Squadron have been voted as Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year.
The charity Continue reading

Wylde Green Primary: good, says Ofsted

Banksy graffiti: Wylde Green School project on British values was praised by Ofsted for using work by the Bristol born graffiti artist

Banksy graffiti: Wylde Green School project on British values was praised by Ofsted for using work by the Bristol born graffiti artist


Wylde Green Primary has been given an end of school-year boost by Ofsted Inspectors.
They have rated the school as good, Continue reading

Top man Trev: spotlight on the star who helps others to shine

Trevor Evans: Rock Assembly Hall of Fame

Trevor Evans: Rock Assembly Hall of Fame

The unsung hero of Castle Vale’s performing arts successes has now been rewarded.
Trevor Evans Continue reading

Police seek man with history of violence after assault following early release

Marvin Trevis

Marvin Trevis


Police are hunting a wanted man in connection with a serious assault on a Birmingham woman.
Marvin Trevis, 25, formerly of Pype Hayes Continue reading