Birmingham

Car thief jailed for assaulting police officer

A car thief who injured a police officer while resisting arrest has been jailed for nearly four years. Liam O’Callaghan, was reported to police by a member of the public, who had seen him with an accomplice trying door handles of parked cars in Cofton Park Drive, Rednal on 31 October 2017. Two police officers who attended, spotted the two ...

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Police release e-fit of Babbs Mill Park attacker

This is the face of the man police are hunting following the attempted rape of an 11-year-old girl in a Solihull park. Officers have worked with the youngster to draw up the artist’s impression of the attacker and are hoping that someone in the community will be able to identify him. The young victim was attacked on 29 June at ...

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Charge notification

A Sheldon man has been charged with three counts of indecent exposure following a series of incidents in recent weeks in the Solihull and Sheldon area. Jack Nash, of Ragdene Road, Sheldon, aged 28, is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court at 10am today (Tuesday 21 August) where the charges will be put to him.

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Games Village planning application submitted

Birmingham’s plans to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games stepped up another gear today with the submission of the Planning Application for the residential element of the Games Village. The Commonwealth Games Village, proposed to be built on the site of the former Birmingham City University campus in Perry Barr, would be large enough to accommodate the 6,500 athletes and officials ...

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Once Upon A Time In Birmingham: Women Who Dared To Dream

A new book created by and celebrating inspiring Birmingham women and their achievements will be launched at the 2018 Birmingham Literature Festival in October. As part of Birmingham City Council’s campaign to mark the centenary of some women getting the right to vote in 1918, this colourful book features thirty fearless females who dreamt big and fought for what they ...

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