Annual deaths related to heroin and morphine are continuing to drop significantly, falling from 41 per cent of total drug-related deaths in the UK in 2010 to 32 per cent in 2011
Terry Wills reports on happenings at the Hawthorns.
Laurence Inman praises the work ethic, eschews the money ethic and comments on Birmingham’s architectural heritage.
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has announced plans for a series of maternity unit improvements following a successful bid for additional funds
The current horse meat scandal could have been avoided if a system developed by the University of Wolverhampton to trace food was in use, according to experts.
Birmingham based Teasel Theatre Company will be bringing their highly acclaimed children’s production Grisly Tales From Tumblewater to The Public on 23 March.
Leading academics from Nigeria have visited the University of Wolverhampton to discuss ways of developing entrepreneurship in the country’s higher education sector.
Construction is now underway on the latest phase of homes to be built on the former MG Rover factory in Longbridge, near Birmingham.
More than 100 students at Aldridge School are set to tread the boards in a theatrical extravaganza to help raise money for brain tumour research.
Eclectic auction will offer a 2004 MG X-Power SV Coupé, together with everything from a Ferrari to a Buick with royal connections
Midlands Co-operative has shown its support for their corporate charity Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children by raising awareness on two of their distribution vehicles
A challenge to all BBC listeners and viewers to have a go at stand-up comedy, all in aid of Comic Relief is coming to the Glee Club Birmingham
In which our travel columnist attempts a journey to the final frontier.
This March will mark a year since Birmingham and the Black Country were awarded Nature Improvement Area status.
Next Friday (1 March), a new comedy night, Sit Down, Stand Up, launches at The Public in West Bromwich.
A member of Coventry University’s School of Art and Design is to act as curator for a new arts festival taking place in Florida later this year.
Ladies across the region can treat themselves to a special screening of one of the nation’s favourite chick flicks at a special charity event set to be held at the largest screen in the Midlands this March.
Once again North Bromsgrove High School’s annual musical production is being staged at Artrix in Bromsgrove
Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre welcomes Jocelyn Jee Esien and Karl Collins to the B2 stage in the hilarious new comedy One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show
John Chubb extols the virtues of local shopping…
SIR HOWARD ELSTON, our diplomatic reporter, with the latest on a mass break out of inquiries. Sources deep within MI6, the CIA and The Kremlin have confirmed to me that the BBC inquiry, the Stafford Hospital scandal inquiry, the Libdem non sex scandal inquiry, the Scottish priest furore and the horsemeat investigation are all…
Steve Beauchampé took the bus to Symphony Hall for a folk extravaganza from a much loved British icon.
Dave Woodhall on Villa’s trip to north London this weekend.
Andy Munro on the week, and four points, for Blues.
The Public has announced it will be a partner venue for the fourth SHOUT Festival of Queer Arts and Culture in March.
Our roving eating machine, Tammy Facey, has been out and about scoffing once more. Here’s her latest mange tout….
The Lock in, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Bellowhead, Billy Bragg, Sarah Millican and more coming to Birmingham
Ian Lavender, one of Birmingham’s greatest cultural exports, talks to the Press.
Birmingham Airport has today welcomed The Chancellor’s announcement to give Birmingham’s economy a £2.8b annual boost
Walsall Council’s Labour Group believe over 4000 households in the Walsall area will be hit by ‘bedroom’ tax after Lib Dem and Tory councillors blocked their move to help the poorest families.