We are pleased to report that no crimes have been reported in Digbeth so far today. We're patrolling to keep families and revellers safe.
Follow @brumpolice for live updates from the largest St Patrick's day parade outside of New York City. 85k people expected to attend.
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A schoolgirl from Malvern has become the youngest person ever to achieve grade eight in drums from the prestigious Trinity College.
Cloud and, locally heavy, rain gradually clearing eastwards.
A wet start, slowly improving this afternoon