Aston Villa’s 19-year-old starlet Cameron Archer is attracting attention from Jamaica

Aston Villa’s 19-year-old starlet Cameron Archer is attracting attention from Jamaica amid breakthrough season and could be latest UK-based talent selected by Caribbean nation Cameron Archer has starred for Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup this season He qualifies for Jamaica through his mother, who are keen to snap him up  A Championship loan has … Read more

Horseracing fan, 83, refused £2,400 winnings because he made a ‘little mistake’ on his betting slip

A punter who thought he had scooped £2,400 from a winning bet was offered just £360 after making a ‘little mistake’ on his betting slip. Mick Keane, 83, from Erdington, Birmingham, said he was overjoyed when four horses he thought he had backed all came in one after the other. However, his celebrations turned to … Read more

Police rescue dognapped French bulldog hours after he was snatched before reuniting him with owner 

Moment police rescue a dognapped French bulldog hours after he was snatched during a burglary – before reuniting him with his delighted owner Bodycam footage shows French bulldog Moxley being rescued by police The dog was discovered shaking in a garden in Kings Norton, Birmingham Footage shows an officer holding the puppy and challenging householder   … Read more

Birmingham hotel review: Inside High Field Town House in Edgbaston

The Inspector calls at a ‘town house’ hotel in Birmingham, but laments that it’s a ‘soulless experience’ in a building that ‘really should be a dental practice or accountant firm HQ’ The Inspector checks into High Field Town House in Edgbaston  He likes his ‘bright and cheerful’ bedroom and the ‘comfortable bed’  But when he … Read more

James Vince smashes half-century as Southern Brave beat Birmingham Phoenix by four wickets

James Vince smashes half-century before Chris Jordan sees Southern Brave home as they beat Birmingham Phoenix by four wickets at the Ageas Bowl despite Liam Livingstone’s unbeaten fifty for the visitors Liam Livingstone continued his fine form with an unbeaten 68 for the visitors Miles Hammond supported him as Birmingham Phoenix posted 151 for three  … Read more

Manchester United Women appoint former Birmingham manager Marc Skinner as boss

Manchester United Women appoint former Birmingham manager Marc Skinner as Casey Stoney’s successor on a two-year deal after he resigned from Orlando Pride role last week Marc Skinner has been named as the new head coach of Man United Women  The 38-year-old resigned from role in charge of US side Orlando Pride last week  His … Read more

Moment thug Nissan driver RAMS unmarked police car during high speed pursuit in Birmingham

Moment thug Nissan driver RAMS unmarked police car during high speed pursuit leaving two officers injured Footage shows 4×4 driver slamming into front of police car in Birmingham today Two officers jump from vehicle while driver escapes with hazard lights flashing  Clip viewed and shared thousands of times after being uploaded to social media  West … Read more

Retail worker who couldn’t afford a motorhome transforms Fiat 500 into ‘world’s smallest camper van’

A retail worker who couldn’t afford a motorhome has transformed her bright pink Fiat 500 into the ‘world’s smallest camper van’ – but it’s so tiny there’s no room for her boyfriend. Hannah Hughes, 26, from Solihull, Birmingham, was disappointed to discover that she couldn’t afford her dream of converting a van into a home … Read more

Moeen Ali insists Hundred could TAKE OVER English cricket he admits the ‘game does need to move on’

Moeen Ali insists The Hundred could TAKE OVER English cricket as he admits the ‘game does need to move on’… and England all-rounder hopes a mural of him in his local park will inspire future stars Moeen Ali is the spearhead of his Birmingham Phoenix side in the Hundred The England all-rounder is very keen to … Read more

England’s Moeen Ali hits vital 40 as Birmingham Phoenix seal four-wicket win against London Spirit

England all-rounder Moeen Ali hits vital 40 before Chris Benjamin sees Birmingham Phoenix home to four-wicket victory at Edgbaston following Zak Crawley’s half-century for London Spirit Zak Crawley opened for London Spirit and made an assertive 64 from 39 balls  Joe Denly hit vital cameo of 25 but Eoin Morgan and Dan Lawrence struggled  Liam … Read more