AN APPEAL has been launched to find Matthew Lindley who is wanted on suspicion of assaulting a police officer and other offences. The 47-year-old is believed to be in the South Birmingham area. Witnesses or anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

THE MOSELEY and Kings Heath Lions’ Santa Sleigh sets back out on the next part of its journey this evening. Father Christmas will be touring Wheelers Lane and be in the Wheelers Lane slip road from 6.15pm. Tomorrow he will be on the Co-op car park in Stirchley from 6.15pm and on Sunday Santa’s journey, […]

A BIRMINGHAM man who posed as a taxi driver to lure a student into his car before raping her has been jailed for nine years. Antif Hamid of Churchill Road, Bordesley Green, was found guilty of rape at Birmingham Crown Court. The incident happened in the early hours of March 24 as his victim left […]

A RARE historic helmet which dates back almost a century has been unearthed and returned to West Midlands Police. It would have been worn by an officer from the Birmingham City Police during the early 20th Century. Research shows it was worn by a PC Ernest Tipler who served with the force for almost 30 […]

COMPETITORS from the Selly Oak-based Revolution Gymnastics Club have taken gold medals at The Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini Trampoline British Championships. Alicia Field won the Women’s 9-10 and Tumbling 9-10 and Bailey Forbes took the Men’s 11-12 Tumbling title at the event which was held at Arena Birmingham. Alicia, ten, said: “It feels great […]

WEST Midlands Police have a new way of catching drivers who use their mobile phones at the wheel. As part of Operation Top Deck, plain clothed officers wearing cameras board buses and sit upstairs so they can look down on drivers and catch them using their phones to call, text or browse the Internet. Information […]

A TOUGH new month-long crackdown being rolled out across the West Midlands Police area will see drivers given roadside eye tests with those failing having their licences revoked. Motorists who are stopped will be asked to read a registration plate 20m (65ft) away. If the test is failed and the officers believe other road users […]

Green Meadow School in Selly Oak celebrates it s 60th birthday

POLICE are trying to track down a man who has links to South Birmingham and Bromsgrove and failed to turn up to court. Kieran Loveridge, 27, was due to be sentenced at Worcester Magistrates Court in relation to supplying class A drugs. Loveridge has previously lived in the Woodgate and Quinton in South Birmingham and […]

THERE will be plenty of fun for all the family at Frankley Carnival today (Saturday). The event is free to enter and runs from 11.30am to 5pm on the open space next to Frankley Health Centre, at the junction of  Holly Hill Road and New Street. Among the attractions will be live music, arena events, […]

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