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Police launch CCTV appeal for hooded youngsters after robbery on Birmingham bus

The bus was travelling into Birmingham city centre Police have released CCTV images of hooded youngsters who may have information about a bus robbery. Officers are investigating the incident, which happened on a double-decker operating on the No.24 route on Wednesday, April 20. The bus was travelling from Harborne to Birmingham city centre.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  7 hours ago 212
Police launch CCTV appeal for hooded youngsters after robbery on Birmingham bus

Pub staff left in tears after 'rude' diner blasts them over no Sunday roasts for party of 12

"Rude staff, lack of accountability and immature outlook from the managers," went the cutting critique Pub staff were left in tears after one customer ripped into them for not having any Sunday roasts available for a birthday booking for 12 people. The diner had made the reservation to celebrate a relative's 76th but left a savage review online after things failed to live up to expectations.

chroniclelive.co.uk ,  7 hours ago 48
Pub staff left in tears after 'rude' diner blasts them over no Sunday roasts for party of 12

Rude customer's angry rant over lack of Sunday roasts left pub worker in tears

The frustrated diner claimed staff were 'rude and immature' An angry customer made a member of staff cry after ranting about the lack of Sunday roasts at a pub. The diner, who was part of a 76th birthday party table, claimed they were 'extremely disappointed' with their visit.

mylondon.news ,  9 hours ago 0
Rude customer's angry rant over lack of Sunday roasts left pub worker in tears

Waiting staff left in tears after treatment from birthday party table at Birmingham pub

A rude diner made a pub worker cry after a bitter complaint at The Junction Find things to do A rude diner made a pub worker cry after raging about a lack of Sunday roasts available. The customer had visited The Junction in Birmingham for a 76th birthday celebration - but said their visit was "extremely disappointing".

birminghammail.co.uk ,  1 day ago 311
Waiting staff left in tears after treatment from birthday party table at Birmingham pub

Redditch opticians raises nearly £2k for guide dog charity

AN opticians in Redditch has raised nearly £2,000 for the Guide Dogs for the Blind. Bainbridge Bespoke Opticians, which also has a branch in Harborne has raised £1,900 which will be split between the Harborne and Bromsgrove and Redditch branches of Guide Dogs. The idea came about after optometrist Steve Bainbridge spoke to patient Morna Farquhar who volunteers, raising Guide Dog puppies.

redditchadvertiser.co.uk ,  4 days ago 1
Redditch opticians raises nearly £2k for guide dog charity

Inside shocking city house on property market for £795k

The eight-bedroomed detached home in one of Birmingham’ best suburbs could be 'one of the star lots' when it goes to auction next week A dilapidated house in one of Birmingham’ best suburbs is for sale and promises to be one of the star lots at auction.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  6 days ago 1
Inside shocking city house on property market for £795k

Teenager Powell is on fire for Burghill

BURGHILL, Tillington and Weobley firsts made it three wins on the bounce to move into second in the Worcestershire County League Division Two. The winning run continued last Saturday against Harbone after Owen Morgan won the toss and elected to bat. Teenager Luke Powell, coming off three consecutive scores in the eighties, proceeded to bludgeon the Harborne attack, scoring 141 off 144 balls with 21 fours and two sixes.

herefordtimes.com ,  7 days ago 1
Teenager Powell is on fire for Burghill

Expert reveals signs of gentrification and where you see them in Birmingham

Gentrification is a hotly contested issue in cities around the world The process of gentrification is one of the most highly contested issues facing modern cities today. For some, it improves areas by creating cleaner, safer neighbourhoods - but to others - it fractures communities and ruins lives.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  9 days ago 48
Expert reveals signs of gentrification and where you see them in Birmingham

First picture of 'beautiful young man' Matthew Caseby who died after he was left unsupervised to escape Priory Woodbourne Hospital

's family called for change to national policy after an inquest found neglect by Priory Woodbourne Hospital "contributed to his death" Matthew Caseby This is the first picture of a 'beautiful and promising young man' who died after he was able to escape a mental health hospital in Birmingham.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  27 days ago 425
First picture of 'beautiful young man' Matthew Caseby who died after he was left unsupervised to escape Priory Woodbourne Hospital

Man denies causing death of NHS worker Linda Harris whilst drink-driving

Jamie Abdale appeared at Birmingham Crown Court and denied driving charges in relation to the death of NHS worker Linda Harris A man has appeared at Birmingham Crown Court charged with driving offences following the death of a NHS worker. Linda Harris, aged 76, died following a crash in Harborne, last year.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  1 month ago 31
Man denies causing death of NHS worker Linda Harris whilst drink-driving

"They said she'd never pass her exams" Birmingham 2022 hero uses Netball to change girls' lives

Joan Hunter, Netball coach of 35 years, shares thoughts on becoming hometown hero Find things to do Meet Birmingham 2022 Hometown Hero Joan Hunter, a star Netball coach who has trained four women to play for Team England. When she isn't overseeing her girls however Joan inspires her players to reach goals higher than the hoop.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0

Cod's Scallops announces opening date for new West Bridgford fish and chip shop

Diners can't wait Award-winning chippy, the Cod's Scallops, has announced the opening date of its latest fish and chip shop. The company will be launching its sixth chippy at the new Wilford Lane Retail Park in West Bridgford as part of the £20m redevelopment. It will throw open its doors on Monday, April 11 "if there are no unexpected hiccups" because construction has progressed quicker than expected.

nottinghampost.com ,  1 month ago 0
Cod's Scallops announces opening date for new West Bridgford fish and chip shop

Bosses reassure staff after attack leaves worker with broken ribs

Central England Co-op have warned that violent attacks on its staff "will not be tolerated" after a woman was left with broken ribs during an assault. The attack happened at the Court Oak Road in Harborne, Birmingham, on Sunday evening and saw a female staff member pulled over and injured as she hit the floor after stopping a male shoplifter exiting the shop.

expressandstar.com ,  1 month ago 15
Bosses reassure staff after attack leaves worker with broken ribs

Man in court charged with causing death of NHS worker whilst drink-driving

Jamie Abdale, aged 36 and from Bournville, attended Birmingham Magistrates' Court A man has appeared in court accused of causing the death of an NHS worker by drink-driving. Jamie Abdale faces offences in relation to the death of Linda Harris, aged 76, who died following a crash in Harborne, last year.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  2 months ago 45
Man in court charged with causing death of NHS worker whilst drink-driving

Final-year medical student pens personal finance book

A final-year medical student with an interest in personal finance has put together a book full of tips to help people save more money. Richard Chater, whose parents are from Stourbridge, has penned "15 Minute Finance –What School Didn't Teach You" full of advice.

expressandstar.com ,  2 months ago 0
Final-year medical student pens personal finance book

Which HSBC branches are set to close?

The bank has confirmed plans to shut another 69 branches across the UK HSBC has confirmed that a further 69 of its branches will close for good later this year. The banking giant made the announcement as part of its “transformation programme”, which saw it axe 82 sites last year.

independent.co.uk ,  2 months ago 0
Which HSBC branches are set to close?

Drunk and caught in their pants - are these the Midlands stupidest criminals

Criminal cases can sometimes provide mindless moments with intoxicated burglars, bungled attempts by defendants to escape and a show of solidarity with the NHS turning into a brawl In the many criminal cases that come before the courts each day, there is always likely to be the occasional hearing that shocks the court due to the sheer stupidity of some of the offenders.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  2 months ago 57
Drunk and caught in their pants - are these the Midlands stupidest criminals

£40,000 of gold coins stolen in Harborne house raid

Thieves escaped with the South African Kurgerrands Burglars pocked tens of thousands of pounds of gold coins when they raided a Birmingham home. The crooks targeted a house in Harborne shortly after midnight. The escaped with around £40,000 of Krugerrands, South African gold coins. Birmingham Police have launched an appeal to track down the stolen loot and warned they were likely to be sold online.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  2 months ago 68
£40,000 of gold coins stolen in Harborne house raid

Hawkshead Taphouse in Harborne 'closes down for good' less than a year after opening

The bar is still advertising Christmas bookings in its shop window Find things to do A city pub has closed its doors for good despite opening less than 12 months ago. Harborne High Street's Hawkshead Taphouse shut down around Christmas 2021 - leaving locals questioning if it would ever reopen.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  2 months ago 2
Hawkshead Taphouse in Harborne 'closes down for good' less than a year after opening