Firefighters gathered outside the West Midlands headquarters to protest against proposed changes to their conditions of service.Read the full story ›
More than a hundred firefighters gathered for a protest today. The dispute is over changes to shift patterns, pay and holiday arrangements.Read the full story ›
Two people have been cut free from a two-car collision overnight, one of whom lost consciousness in a crash on Dudley Road in Birmingham.
The two patients, a man and a woman, were from the same car with both vehicles having suffered front end damage in the collision.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Dudley Road in Winson Green in Birmingham, at 12.55am.
Both cars suffered a lot of damage in the collision. Crews discovered two patients, a man in his 50s and a woman in her 40s.
The man, who was the driver, had been knocked unconscious and was rapidly cut free from the car through the door. He was treated for injuries to his head and mouth, immobilised and taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
The woman was trapped for approximately 30 minutes before being cut free through the roof. She was treated for fractures to her collarbone and arm, immobilised and taken to Sandwell Hospital.
There were no patients from the second car.
A man was seriously injured when a car hit a signpost on Sunday night on Hagley Road in Birmingham.Read the full story ›
On the M42 southbound between junctions J10 and J9 there are delays of up to 30 minutes due to heavy traffic.
Normal traffic expected from 7:00pm onwards.
Two people have been injured after a car had its engine ripped out in a dramatic crash overnight.
Four men were in the car at the time when it flipped and rolled over in Brickyard Road in Aldridge at around 2:15am.
Two ambulance crews and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene, as well as firefighters from Aldridge fire station.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:
“One man had a cut to his head, another had back and neck pain. Following treatments at the scene they were both taken to Walsall Manor Hospital. “The two other men in the car were uninjured and discharged at the scene.”
A memorial service has taken place to remember those killed and injured in the pub bombings in Birmingham 41 years ago today.
21 people died and hundreds were injured in the two bomb blasts, and no-one has been prosecuted for their involvement.
Today's service is also honouring those killed by terrorism around the world this year. Chris Halpin reports.
A vigil has been held to remember those killed and injured in the Birmingham pub bombings 41 years ago.Read the full story ›
McFly drummer Harry Judd was in Cannon Hill park in Birmingham this morning to give fans a surprise fitness lesson.Read the full story ›
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McFly's Harry Judd has posted a video on Instagram describing his excitement ahead of holding an impromptu fitness session in a park in Birmingham.
The drummer is inviting the public to join him in a keep fit class in Birmingham’s Cannon Hill park this lunchtime.
The class, dubbed #hangoutwithharry, will begin at midday in front of the lake by the MAC (Midlands Arts Centre).