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Penguin’s Write Now comes to Birmingham seeking minority authors!

#WriteNowLive | The Impact Hub, Birmingham Monday 5 October A campaign to find, mentor and publish new writers from communities in Birmingham and the West Midlands that are under-represented on the nation’s bookshelves is launching today. WriteNow is offering 150 marginalised writers one-to-one...

Exclusive Interview with Delhi Dynamos owner, Prashant Agerwal

Last weekend saw history in the making as the Indian Super League club Delhi Dynamos faced off against Premier League club West Bromwich Albion. Despite the Baggies win, 1-0 scored in  the 65th minute, it was a sensational moment...

Cllr Elias Mattu set to become New Mayor of Wolverhampton

Cllr Elias Mattu is set to become the 159th Mayor of the City of Wolverhampton at tonight’s (WED MAY 17) full council meeting. Cllr Mattu, who has represented the city’s Graiseley Ward for 17 years, intends to make recognising volunteers...

Prime Minister Theresa May praises multi-faith Nishkam Primary School Birmingham

Theresa May visited Nishkam Primary School Birmingham today, where she praised pupils, staff and the community who are closely involved with the pioneering free school. The Prime Minister spent time in the classroom with eight-year-old pupils who demonstrated their knowledge...

Cllr Elias Mattu set to become New Mayor of Wolverhampton

Cllr Elias Mattu is set to become the 159th Mayor of the City of Wolverhampton at tonight’s (WED MAY 17) full council meeting. Cllr Mattu, who has represented the city’s Graiseley Ward for 17 years, intends to make recognising volunteers...

Local Care Home Event on Hearing Loss and Dementia

When: Friday 19th May Time: 11 am Where: Karuna Manor, Christchurch Avenue, Harrow, HA3 5BD   In support of Dementia Awareness Week from 14 – 21 May, Karuna Manor Care Home in association with bloom™ Hearing Specialists have teamed up for great event...

British Bengali Singer Debuts With ‘Morning In Brixton’

Pallab Sarker, a British Asian indie singer-songwriter from Walthamstow, has just released his debut single, Morning in Brixton. The reflective and soulful ballad from Pallab's new album, Grey Day, is being well received in the US and is proving a hit across American colleges, leading to a record deal there and now featured on...

Young Entrepreneur Tani Dulay leads on £13m Midland regeneration scheme

Developer Woodbourne Group has this week submitted a planning application for a 70-unit home scheme at West Bromwich’s Black Lake. The planning application seeks permission to demolish the part-derelict industrial estate to make way for a £13m project. If the...

BYSA Celebrates 15 Years

Birmingham Youth Sports Academy celebrated its 15th Year at their Annual charity dinner event at the Holiday Inn hotel on Friday 12th May 2017. Once again the event was a sell out and attracted sponsors and new faces, with over 400 guests in...

Bird Fighting ‘BloodSport’ Probe Reignited After Attempted Smuggling into Birmingham

A Birmingham man has been arrested after 11 partridges were found in his luggage when he was travelling from Pakistan to England last Thursday. Police have detained the man under suspicion of trying to illegally smuggle in the birds...

YOUNG PEOPLE GET CREATIVE WITH BEST OF BIRMINGHAM’S SOUTH ASIAN CULTURE

DESI MOVES - the award-winning youth arts participation programme celebrating streetwise South Asian sounds and styles - is back this summer as part of UTSAV: the Year of South Asian Culture. How do young Brummies of South Asian descent feel...

Brummy Muslim Man Served Pork in Chilli Cheese Fries

A Muslim man has received an apology after the Farmer John’s pub in Streetly served him pork. Naz Ali had gone to the pub with his family and friends and had decided to order a burger with a side of...

What’s On at Cannes 2017

The illustrious Cannes Film Festival will be returning on the 17th-18th May, celebrating the very best of the film, tv and acting industry. Stars from all over the world will be flying into the Cote d’Azur to watch the...

Nagina Munawar, Martial Arts Extraordinaire, On the Almas Martial Arts Centre

Almas Martial Arts Centre is a specialist fitness centre for women in Birmingham. Based in Hall Green and Moseley, the centre was set up by Nagina, a black belt with 30 years of experience who has represented England. We...