Birmingham child cheats death as van ploughs into family home

Child cheats death as van ploughs into family home and ends up INSIDE living room where youngster was playing Emergency services were called to semi-detached property in Northfield at 7am The woman driver managed to get out by climbing out of the back of the VW van A child playing in the living room at … Read more

Birmingham family are turned away by police from packed beach at Durdle Door after SIX-hour drive

Hours trapped in the back of a sweaty car during a blistering heatwave can be worth it when a beautiful beach lies at the end of the journey. But one family was left fuming after they drove six hours from Birmingham to Durdle Door in Dorset only to be turned away due to it being … Read more

‘Lost Tory decade’ of social care funding could be the result of ageism, new report warns 

‘Lost Tory decade’ of social care funding could be the result of ageism, new report warns The UK’s adult social care system could be unsustainable without intervention The impact of social care cuts was particularly felt in services for older people  The problems of social care have becomeapparent during the pandemic By Daniel Martin for … Read more

Mother continued POLE DANCING 37 weeks into her pregnancy

A mother who continued aerial and pole dancing until week 37 into her pregnancy has claimed the tough workout helped prevent any ‘morning sickness or fatigue’. Breathtaking images show heavily-pregnant Jade Flash, 28, from Birmingham, effortlessly spinning around her pole, while others show her using her strength to hold herself in a sideways split position. Professional … Read more

Birmingham and London top list of 10 cities that residents want to leave post-lockdown

Birmingham and London top list of 10 cities that residents want to leave as lockdown sends home-seekers looking for more green space in the South West and Wales Lockdown has left families feeling imprisoned in their urban homes  32% of Birmingham residents and 30% in London want to move after lockdown Properties for sale with … Read more

Teenage boy runs into M5 traffic and is hit by ‘multiple vehicles’

Teenage boy runs into oncoming M5 traffic and is hit by ‘multiple vehicles’ leaving him fighting for life The boy was travelling on foot on the M5’s Northbound carriageway this morning Air ambulance was sent to the scene of the crash near the Oldbury interchange The boy was blue-lighted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital, where he … Read more

Shocking moment a hit-and-run driver mows down woman and dog

Shocking moment a hit-and-run driver mows down woman and dog before three people abandon car and flee WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT  The woman and her dog walk along Doe Bank Lane, in Great Barr, Birmingham A blue Renault Clio veers in from behind and crashes into them both on July 22  Woman suffered serious injuries and … Read more

UB40 singer Duncan Campbell, 62, is hospitalised after suffering a stroke

UB40 singer Duncan Campbell, 62, is hospitalised after suffering a stroke The singer, 62, is already up and about a statement from the band said  Campbell replaced his brother Ali as lead singer of the British reggae group in 2008, after Ali quit over a disagreement about management Ali has been highly critical of his replacement … Read more

McDonald’s closes branch in West Midlands after five employees tested positive for coronavirus

McDonald’s closes branch in West Midlands after five employees tested positive for coronavirus Branch in Sandwell near Birmingham temporarily closed after positive cases  McDonald’s said decision made considering recent rise in cases in local area Fast food chain added it is unsure when the branch will reopen to customers By Faith Ridler For Mailonline Published: … Read more

Coronavirus England: People in poor areas twice as likely to die

The most deprived areas of England have coronavirus death rates twice as high as the richest areas, stark official data confirms. People living in the poorest areas of the country, which are typically inner city boroughs in London, Birmingham and the north of England, have suffered an average of almost 140 Covid-19 deaths for every … Read more