Council admits defeat and hands over children’s services

Birmingham Council have tried to put on a brave face about their decision to hand over the care of vulnerable children to a voluntary trust. Continue reading

Get thinking and payback the money, magistrates tell persistent shoplifter

A Castle Vale shoplifter has been ordered to pay compensation for his latest bout of thieving.  Continue reading

Euro Referendum debate in Castle Vale

EU Referendum discussion: ‘BREXIT – The FACTS’
The Sanctuary, Tangmere Drive, Castle Vale
Thursday 2nd June, 7:00 pm. – 9:00 pm
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Cash boost for green travel schemes in Birmingham

Birmingham has been given £2.48m funding by the government today to promote green forms of transport. Continue reading

Letter: Thanks to all for help through illness

from David Townsend
Praise for sensitive and dedicated NHS staff
Dear All,

I have had cause to use the NHS since January this year. Continue reading

Half-term youth activities at Castle Vale Sanctuary

Half term activities for youngsters at The Sanctuary
Tuesday 31st May – Friday 3rd June
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Job opportunities for young adults at Talent Match Open Day

A jobs fair for 18-24 year-olds will be held at the Sanctuary in Tangmere Drive, Castle Vale next month. Continue reading

Gold at Chelsea Flower Show

Birmingham Council has won a gold award at the Chelsea Flower Show for the fifth consecutive year. Continue reading

Lover in disguise tried to stab pregnant girlfriend to death

Babur Raja

Babur Raja

A 42 year-old man has admitted trying to kill a woman who was 36 weeks pregnant with his baby. Continue reading

Assault and harassment: sent over 40 text messages to victim

A man will be sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court next month after he was found guilty by magistrates of assaulting a woman, causing her actual bodily harm. Continue reading