Hospital A&E departments are under extreme pressure this New Year’s Eve and emergency doctors are urging people to consider alternatives if their case is not urgent.
The Midlands based band Since Monroe have been beavering away at new material since the release of their debut EP Lost Generation. This time they’re back with the single Everyone’s a Statue
Next Sunday evening (January 6th) there is a fundraising cabaret evening being held at The Kitchen Garden Café, York Road, Kings Heath.
Thinking of making New Year resolutions? Gordon Harley asks that you stop and give a little more thought to your plans.
Andy Munro surveys the St Andrews scene and does not see a Happy New Year.
Sir Howard Elston, our home economics editor, sits down with Fiscal Cliff in his Tampa Bay pad to find out why President Obama must make compromises.
Alan Clawley scans a Birmingham landscape with a highly critical eye.
Birmingham Jazz is entering the New Year with an even more impressive mix of leading national, regional and local jazz.
Living close to a rubbish tip reduces house prices by 2.6%, research shows.
Terry Wills talks about the Albion’s resurgent form.
Andy Munro on Blues’ Boxing Day menu. No turkeys here.
Laurence Inman’s cunning plans – one of which involves more standing
Leading businesses across Birmingham are joining forces once again to attend the world’s leading real estate show next year.
Martin Longley appreciates a sudden invasion of Brazilian artists in New York City…
The institution that is King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys makes a welcome return to Artrix on Saturday, January 5th
Dave Woodhall isn’t downbeat about Villa on Sunday. Honest.
Andy Munro watches a youthful Blues side battling at St Andrews.
TV films galore over the Xmas period, Check oout Richard Lutz’s recommendations
Alan Clawley spots a confusing, yet festive, dichotomy.
American lawyer Jim Burke gives us his assessment on the gun debate in the US,
Olympic hockey star Sally Walton took a festive step forward to help Solihull School’s Parents Association achieve a new fundraising goal.
It’s THAT time of the year again and The Birmingham Press wishes all its readers a jolly time over the holiday (Winterval?).
The Forum for the Built Environment is holding a national Rally to Restore Confidence in building
A week after the Newtown massacre, Richard Lutz ponders the unresolved gun debate in the States.
A new exhibition capturing rare images of the Yemeni community in the West Midlands is to go on display at mac birmingham next year.
Staff at a Black Country training company donned Santa hats and handed over hundreds of pounds worth of toys to Acorns Children’s Hospice.
Let’s hope you haven’t made any plans for the weekend. Dave Woodhall has a farewell message.
As an art gallery owner, Lee Benson is well used to exhibiting the work of others. But now his own artwork has gone on display on the streets of Birmingham.
The Arctic Star medal and why Andy Goff will be applying for one even though the recipient isn’t bothered.
Terry Wills ponders on Albion’s pre-Xmas blip