The A38 Suffolk Street Queensway Southbound is closed because of an accident involving a lorry at B4127 Holloway Head / Smallbrook Queensway (Holloway Circus).
There is congestion to A38 St Chads Queensway / B4114 New Town Row / B4114 James Watt Queensway (Lancaster Circus).
A pub in Birmingham has apologised after staff carried a man in a wheelchair down from an upstairs bar, saying he was a fire risk.Read the full story ›
New Aston Villa loan signing Scott Sinclair hopes to land a first team place after finding himself on the sidelines at Manchester City.Read the full story ›
Aston Villa have confirmed midfielder Scott Sinclair has joined on loan from Manchester City until the end of the season, with a view to a permanent deal at the end of the season.
Halesowen tennis star Jordanne Whiley wins the Australian Open wheelchair doubles title for the second successive year to land her fifth Grand Slam.
Four men are in police custody this morning (30 January) after a gun was thrown from a car in Dudley overnight.
Police on patrol attempted to stop a Ford Focus on the Birmingham Road just before 3am.
During the pursuit a black bag with a firearm inside was thrown from the vehicle near to Castle Gate Island.
Four men, aged 19, 21, 22 and 29, were arrested from the car on suspicion of a firearms offence. They remain in custody this morning.
15 of the worst bottlenecks on roads in the West Midlands have been tackled over the last three years in a £55 million road improvement programme.
It includes what is often referred to as "the country’s worst traffic bottleneck", the stretch of the M5 in Birmingham heading towards its junction with the M6.
The Highways Agency says another six are due to be completed over the next three months, including junction 6 of the M42 near Birmingham Airport.
Two lanes closed due to obstruction on the road and snow on M5 Southbound between J3 A456 (Halesowen / Birmingham) and J4 A38 (Lydiate Ash / Bromsgrove).
Walsall FC have been given an initial allocation of just over 20,000 tickets at Wembley.
The club say the proposed order of sale will be, as follows:
- 2014/15 season-ticket holders - available from Friday, February 6th 2015.
- Supporters with a 2014/15 booking history or ticket stubs - available from Friday, February 13th 2015.
- Supporters with a booking history from previous seasons - available from Friday, February 20th 2015.
- General sale - available from Friday, February 27th 2015.
There will be a maximum of six tickets per season-ticket allowed.
Bristol City host Gillingham in the Southern Area final tonight, with a 4-2 aggregate lead. The winner will face Walsall in the trophy final at Wembley on the 22nd of March.
GOOD NEWS! We’re back up and running on the 999 number. Technical fault has now been fixed and calls no longer being diverted.