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Manchester, Bradford and London also feature on the list compiled by the Insurance Fraud Bureau.

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Deepak Riat died when his BMW car was in collision with a double-decker bus.

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She was pushing her five-day-old son in his pram across the pedestrian crossing at the time.

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A 21-year-old man has been released on bail and a boy aged 17 has been released without charge.

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The route sees 15,000 riders travelling through Worcestershire, Staffordshire and Birmingham.

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The Labour leader says Birmingham has been "under the cosh" from central government spending.

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The on-screen props and chair were among the 500-piece collection from a anonymous seller.

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The man was found to be unresponsive in his cell and was pronounced dead, despite medical aid.

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Carol Smith says she was subjected to chants for 30 minutes at the clash between Villa and Boro.

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Isaac Hempstead-Wright, who plays Bran Stark in Game of Thrones, is a student in Birmingham.

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The 'First Lady Of The Allotments' is 83 and teaching her juniors 'about life' and green thumbs.

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Some 15,000 riders travelled through Worcestershire, Staffordshire and Birmingham.

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Community News

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


Scams On The Rise

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013

KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.


Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Birmingham based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 16C (61F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 4mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1021mb, Humidity: 89%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Moderate, Sunrise: 06:58 BST, Sunset: 19:00 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: East South Easterly, Wind Speed: 5mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1022mb, Humidity: 73%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:00 BST, Sunset: 18:58 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: South Easterly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1018mb, Humidity: 74%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:01 BST, Sunset: 18:55 BST

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