Could it be magic? Castle Vale’s Got Talent set for seventh annual show

Castle Vale’s Got Talent will have its first ever magician this year.
He will be one of 20 acts in this, the seventh annual CVGT Show.
The sell-out show Continue reading

Unharmed by Luftwaffe or Stalin, Farnborough Fields could safely be an academy: Greenwood plans now with Council Planning Committee

Russian military map of Castle Vale, produced in 1977 during the Cold War. This is part of the documents submitted by architects on behalf of the Department for Education in their planning application for a new Greenwood Academy

Russian military map of Castle Vale, produced in 1977 during the Cold War. This is part of the documents submitted by architects on behalf of the Department for Education in their planning application for a new Greenwood Academy


The proposed site of Greenwood Academy on Farnborough Fields. The planned Greenwood building is centre of photograph

The proposed site of Greenwood Academy on Farnborough Fields. The planned Greenwood building is centre of photograph


Greenwood Academy’s plans for a new school building have now been received by the City Planning Committee.
The plans are extensive, and include analysis of the history of the land.
No Luftwaffe bombs Continue reading

Castle Vale Concords win Summerfield Cup

Castle Vale Concords beat Concords Utd in the final of the Jim Summerfield Cup this afternoon. The match was played in bright sunshine in front of a crowd of around 300 people Continue reading

Letter: Thanks for Election Hustings’ efforts

Letter to Editor of Tyburn Mail
April 2015
Dear Editor,

I wanted to thank the Tyburn Mail for the work the paper has done over the last few weeks to both cover and promote the hustings in Erdington.
I think the effort the Tyburn Mail has gone to has made a huge difference Continue reading

Six-wicket win for Walmley in season opener

Walmley Cricket Club got off to a flying start in their Birmingham League season. They picked up 20 points yesterday, Continue reading

Lion-hearted West Brom earn a point against ordinary LIverpool

West Brom 0 v 0 Liverpool

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is on the lookout for a top striker. Christian Benteke, perhaps? Continue reading

Jail for Minworth drug dealer

Richard Sattar from Olton (left) , Mark Turner from Sutton Coldfield (centre) and  Dale Catley from Minworth (right)

Richard Sattar from Olton (left) , Mark Turner from Sutton Coldfield (centre) and Dale Catley from Minworth (right)


A 35 year-old man from Minworth has been sentenced to over five years in prison for  dealing drugs on a commercial scale.
Dale Catley, aged 35, from Coneybury Walk, was one of three men Continue reading

Castle Vale driver admits deceiving insurance company

A 21 year-old Castle Vale woman has admitted that she committed fraud by dishonestly failing to disclose information to an insurance company.
Birmingham magistrates heard that Carla Naomi Humpage Continue reading

Gas fitter faces charges of false qualification claims

A 59 year-old Tyburn is to face charges of installing domestic gas supply equipment without having Continue reading

Lifeguards course at Castle Pool

The Castle Pool User Group will be running a lifeguards’ course over three weekends from 6th-21st June. Continue reading