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A BUSINESSMAN and the hitmen he hired to launch a grenade attack on a Birmingham man’s home have been jailed for a total of almost 70 years. Danyal Gurjee paid Stephen Cronin and Bradley Harrington, from Merseyside, to intimidate the 43-year-old who lived in Moseley. Gurjee claimed the man cost him £400,000 in a failed […]

Hot on the heels of its incredibly successful production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in 2018, Birmingham’s BMOS Musical Theatre Company returns to The Alexandra once again in June 2019, with an electrifying performance of the classic family musical, Half A Sixpence. A well-loved musical comedy based on the novel ‘Kipps’ by H.G.Wells, Half A Sixpence tells the story of how inheriting a […]

Following on from their recent sell-out ‘Best of ‘Broadway’ show, the Arcadians Musical Theatre Company proudly present The Magic of the Movies. From the Golden Age of Hollywood show business, via your favourite childhood animations to recent box-office smash hits, movie musicals have delighted audiences of all ages ever since talkies began. Join the Acadians […]

If you fancy something a little bit different than the normal club scene – I mean something with a lot more grit, the Hammer and the Anvil in Snow Hill might be the place for you.  Located beside the Square shopping centre, the Hammer and the Anvil is not only a local gigging hot spot […]

On the 9th of March I was invited to a open mic night at the Old Joint Stock Theatre for a night at the musicals. As I arrived I was ushered into an extravagant theatre hidden away at the back of the pub. The performances on the night, they were worthy of the west end […]

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a man was shot dead by armed police in Birmingham. Officers were carrying out a warrant at an address in Wheelys Lane, Lee Bank, just before 5am yesterday when the incident happened. A man in his 50s was shot and died a short time later at the scene. The […]

A TALK on the Elan Valley in Wales where Birmingham gets its water supply from will take place at Weoley Castle Library. The event is being held between 2pm and 3pm on Thursday, March 14. The free presentation is being given by the Bartley Green District History Society. Everyone is welcome and anyone wanting more […]

SELLY OAK MP Steve McCabe has officially opened a new university research centre which will carry out dedicated studies into a range of areas spanning sport and life sciences. Mr McCabe visited Birmingham City University’s City South Campus to formally open the Research Centre for Life and Sport Sciences (C-LaSS) which will give academics access […]

AN APPEAL has been launched to find a man who has gone missing from Selly Oak. David Montana was last seen at 10am this morning. The 50-year-old is considered vulnerable and there are serious concerns for his welfare. Anyone with any information on his whereabouts should call police on 101.

A TEENAGE boy has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after admitting stabbing three pupils on Weoley Park Road, outside the University of Birmingham School in Selly Oak. The boy, who is 13 and cannot be named for legal reasons, attacked the teenagers as they headed home from school on December 10 last year. He was […]

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