In News on 05/14/2013 at 16:57
Sharon Cowan, Kirsty Brecknell, Harvey Jevons and Jennine Jevons are raising money for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice
A south Birmingham family and friends will be celebrating the lives of loved ones when they step out at Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice’s Moonlight Memories sponsored walk.
The charity’s annual ladies only summer night-time walk, formerly known as Starlight Stroll, has been given an exciting face-lift and opened up to all the family, with men now being invited to take part. Read the rest of this entry »
In News, What's On on 05/13/2013 at 12:34
The new Aston Villa team kit for 2013/14 will be launched with a special music festival
The new Aston Villa team kit is set to be launched amidst the fanfare of a special music festival organised by one of the city’s biggest online music magazines.
Following on from the success of last year’s event, Aston Villa Football Club has once again joined forces with events partner Counteract Magazine to curate a free family festival to mark the launch of the team’s 2013/14 home and away kit. Read the rest of this entry »
In News, What's On on 05/08/2013 at 16:24
Alton Towers has unveiled its record breaking 14-loop rollercoaster, The Smiler
Alton Towers Resort has unveiled the world’s first 14 loop rollercoaster, The Smiler.
The official Guinness World Record for the most loops in a coaster has officially been broken by the Staffordshire theme park, smashing the previous record of 10. Read the rest of this entry »
In News, What's On on 04/09/2013 at 10:23
Charlie Pidcock will be performing at intimate live music venue Cafe Blend in Birmingham.
A young acoustic singer-songwriter from Derby, who has amongst his fans the likes of McFly, Zebrahead, Bowling for Soup and classical award-winning composer Conor Mitchell, is to perform in central Birmingham this week to help raise funds for city’s Children’s Hospital.
Midlands-based musician Charlie Pidcock – who already has three EPs to his name – will host a special evening of chilled-out acoustic sounds at the city’s unique urban bohemian hideaway, Cafe Blend, in Birmingham’s Navigation Street. Read the rest of this entry »
In News on 03/23/2013 at 11:36
A fire broke out in Clydesdale Tower, in the centre of Birmingham. (Photograph: Adam Yosef)
An elderly woman has been taken to hospital following a fire at a residential tower block in Birmingham yesterday evening (Friday).
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Clydesdale Tower in Holloway Head at approximately 9.40pm. Read the rest of this entry »
In News, What's On on 02/18/2013 at 14:55
Beyonce will be bringing the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour Birmingham’s LG Arena for two dates
Beyoncé has announced she will be opening the UK leg of The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, with two dates at Birmingham’s LG Arena.
The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour promises to be the entertainer’s most ambitious undertaking to date. It is expected to be bigger in scope and with a bolder state-of-the-art production than any of her previous shows. Read the rest of this entry »
In News on 02/07/2013 at 11:19
West Midlands Police Special Constable James Horton has resigned following alleged misuse of an official force Twitter account. (Photos: West Midlands Police/Adam Yosef)
An award-winning police chief has quit his post following claims he misused a West Midlands Police Twitter account to send inappropriate messages to other users.
It is believed James Horton, head of Dudley District Special Constabulary, was accused of using the official account to improperly tweet gay men, including some whose online profiles depicted them shirtless. Read the rest of this entry »
In News, What's On on 02/04/2013 at 16:33
Beyonce has announced her world tour, with the UK leg launching in Birmingham
Fresh from wowing an international audience during her spectacular half-time performance at the Super Bowl in New Orleans yesterday, Music superstar Beyoncé has announced the launch of her world tour including six UK dates launching in Birmingham on April 26th.
Parkwood Entertainment today announced that The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour starring Beyoncé kicks off in Europe on April 15, 2013. With stops in twenty European cities, including Dublin, Ireland; Berlin, Germany; Paris, France and a four-night stint at The O2 in London, UK, this is Beyoncé’s first multi-city tour in over three years. Read the rest of this entry »
In News, What's On on 01/29/2013 at 15:03
Disney On Ice’s Let’s Party extravanganza comes to the LG Arena in Birmingham
It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favourite Disney friends! The latest Disney On Ice spectacular is set to hit the LG Arena from 20 – 24 February, so it’s time to get your dancing shoes on as Mickey and Minnie and a host of your favourite Disney friends celebrate in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivals from around the globe.
Join Mickey and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; Mardi Gras with Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with the Disney Princesses; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivals from around the globe. Read the rest of this entry »
In News, What's On on 01/25/2013 at 13:34
Sam Reader and Ben Towler from EDGE Creative getting ready for the Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice Heroes Fun Run
Men across Birmingham are being asked to step up to the plate and become a hero by taking part in Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice’s latest fundraising event.
The men-only Hospice Heroes Fun Run is taking place on Sunday 24 March at Bournville College and is an opportunity to raise vital funds for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice. Participants can choose between a 5km or 10km route and whilst fancy dress is optional, it is very much encouraged. Read the rest of this entry »