Crimestoppers is offering a £5,000 reward for information on a man who is wanted for questioning over a murder in Birmingham.Read the full story ›
Ladywood Fire Station has tweeted that there was a 'severe' fire last night in Birmingham city centre.
They reported that it had taken place at a disused factory.
A 37-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murdering a teenager who was shot as he sat in a car in Ladywood.Read the full story ›
West Midlands firefighters are currently dealing with a fire at a three storey office building in Ladywood in Birmingham.
Crews were on the scene within four minutes. Three people are being treated for smoke inhalation.
Four gang members - three of which are from the same family - have been banned from Ladywood until January 2018.Read the full story ›
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Labour MP for Birmingham Ladywood, has resigned from the Shadow Cabinet.
Explosions can be heard in Ladywood Birmingham due to an underground electrical fault. Fire Service and Electricity board are in attendance
A Birmingham cultural centre is trying to raise awareness of the difficulties deaf people face when they play sport.
The Deaf Cultural Centre in Ladywood in Birmingham says deaf people are often excluded from sport because of their hearing loss. It says it hopes an event it is holding today will encourage people with hearing loss to get more involved in sport.
Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after human remains were discovered in a Birmingham canal.
The man, aged 33, and woman, 34, were arrested from an address on Oxford Road in Smethwick at around 5am today. The address has been cordoned off.
The body was discovered in the canal near Icknield Port Road in the Ladywood area of Birmingham by men who were working on the canal.
A forensic examination has since taken place and the victim has been formally identified as 39-year-old Michael Spalding, known to friends and family as ‘Spud’.
Detective Inspector Harry Harrison said:
We are still in the early days of what is a very complex investigation and I would like to re-appeal for witnesses to come forward.
Shabana Mahood Labour MP for Ladywood says that the Government's appointment of the former anti terrorism chief Peter Clarke to investigate allegations that Muslim extremists are trying to take control of some schools in Birmingham is a very provocative move.