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A MAN suspected of storing guns and ammunition for gang members has been jailed for seven years after police found firearms behind a secret panel in his Birmingham flat. Officers raided Ian Robotham’s home in Colemeadow Road, Billesley, in November last year after information from the local community suggesting he had access to weapons. An […]

Smart, Funny, Classy and Just a Little Sassy Peterbrook Players and their Sell Out Show I was contacted a few weeks ago by one of my good friends Lauren Tozer in relation to a show she was working on – Me, being one who has always enjoyed the arts jumped at the chance, when I […]

TWO armed robbers from Yardley Wood who ransacked a house in Moseley before stealing two cars have been jailed. Alex Day, 25 of Hornby Road and Mark Motram, 21, of Yardley Wood Road smashed their way into the property in the early hours of October 1 last year, armed with hammers and crowbars. They threatened […]

AN ABUSIVE boyfriend from Hawkesley who repeatedly attacked his teenage partner and left her blinded in one eye has been jailed for six years. James Anderson, 23, of Forde Way Gardens, subjected his girlfriend who was 16 when they met in 2016 to terrifying abuse and she bravely came forward to inform the police. The […]

POLICE have launched an appeal to find 25-year-old Marc Woods who is wanted for a serious assault in November. The 25-year-old goes by the name of Franklin and he has links to Quinton. Anyone who knows where Woods is should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A MAN was beaten and had his Mercedes stolen in a car-jacking in Edgbaston, at 8.30pm last night. The victim was approached by up to seven men in Calthorpe Road who knocked him to the floor, hit him across the head with a weapon, took the keys to the car and then all clambered in […]

POLICE in Billesley have appealed for residents’ help in tracking down and stopping illegal off-road bike riders operating in the area. Officers from the Neighbourhood Team tweeted the video below of a rider in Brompton Pool Road. Illegal off-road riding on Brompton Pool Rd. Help prevent the nuisance and risk by taking pictures and sending […]

A MOSELEY man has been jailed following months of violence and threatening behaviour which has left his girlfriend and her mum fearing for their lives. Mustafa Ahmed from Windermere Road was sentenced to nine years and six months behind bars after threatening his girlfriend with a knife, asking her to choose whether she would rather […]

A WOMAN died yesterday morning in a crash on the M5 near Quinton. Emergency services were called to the scene by Junction 3 at 5.20am after the collision between a lorry and a van. A 45-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the van, was pronounced dead at the scene. An ambulance, a paramedic officer and […]

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of rape following an incident in Birmingham City Centre on March 15. The 31-year-old was arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning in Scotland and was due to be questioned yesterday over the rape of a woman in Essex Street. The police thanked everyone who shared the […]


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