Weekend road closures in Birmingham M6/Aston Expressway

These roads will be closed this weekend from 8pm Friday 22nd July till 6am Monday 25th July. Continue reading

Job: caretaker

Compass Support in Castle Vale are advertising for a
Part-time Caretaker
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Bubble Slide and Gladiator Challenge: school holiday fun in Castle Vale

A Bubble Slide Outdoor Challenge will be one of the big attractions in the first week of the school summer holidays. Continue reading

14-year-old mugged in Castle Vale: police release CCTV images

CCTV images of two men wanted in connection with a mugging near the M6 bridge on Chester Road, Castle Vale

CCTV images of two men wanted in connection with a mugging near the M6 bridge on Chester Road, Castle Vale


A teenager has been dragged into wasteland and mugged in Castle Vale. Continue reading

Flower power

Is this the biggest foxglove in Castle Vale? Thanks to local residents David and Joan Townsend  for sending in this pic of David standing next to the giant flower. He reckons the foxglove is at least 10 feet tall.

Is this the biggest foxglove in Castle Vale? Thanks to local residents David and Joan Townsend for sending in this pic of David standing next to the giant flower. He reckons the foxglove is at least 10 feet tall.

Letter: television show looking for househunting couples

From Kieron Maye
Casting producer for Help Us Buy: US tv show coming to UK, funded by US property expert Max Blake Continue reading

Summer holiday play scheme in Castle Vale

The youth teams at Compass Support are running a massive summer fun timetable for youngsters in Castle Vale during the school holidays. Continue reading

Fun day at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens

Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens are hosting a family fun day next month. Continue reading

McPledge: we’ll tidy up our litter, promise from fast-food giant

Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Cleaner Streets, Recycling and Environment, with McDonald’s franchisee Martin Braham with the voluntary agreement signed by McDonald’s and Birmingham City Council

Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Cleaner Streets, Recycling and Environment, with McDonald’s franchisee Martin Braham with the voluntary agreement signed by McDonald’s and Birmingham City Council


The biggest fast food store in the UK has signed a promise to tidy up its litter at all of its Birmingham restaurants. Continue reading

Beauty success for local girl

A girl who featured in Tyburn Mail this year has made it through to the final stages of the Miss England competition today. Continue reading