Monthly Archives: February 2016

Couple behind a series of burglaries have been jailed

A couple who committed a string of burglaries together spanning over two years have been jailed. Partners Navarone McIntosh , 28 and Michaela Martin, 30, were convicted at Birmingham Crown Court on 22 February after the court heard that the … Continue reading

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Social Care future: The challenge of caring for our loved ones

Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, Cllr Paulette Hamilton, looks at the challenges of catering for the health and care needs of our growing and ageing population. This week Birmingham councillors will debate a budget that … Continue reading

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Gang stab disabled Sheldon man and smash him in the face with hammer

A DISABLED man told how he was stabbed and struck in the face with a hammer by a seven-strong gang and said: “I’m too petrified to leave my home”. Police have issued an appeal for information after thugs pounced on … Continue reading

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B26 news update on local activities for our readers.

B26 is often asked to support local community groups and faith groups and I’m always willing to do just that. I have been been contacted by Carol Hebden from St Peter’s Church at Tile Cross, she has asked B26 to give … Continue reading

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Birmingham’s housing partnership new approach

Around 20 housing providers joined Birmingham City Council and Birmingham Social Housing Partnership (BSHP) yesterday (Friday 22 January) to discuss how to strengthen existing partnerships to ensure enough quality homes and support services for Birmingham’s citizens. Providers committed to support … Continue reading

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West Midlands Police news round up for B26

          Man charged over attempted handbag theft                                                           … Continue reading

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The motorbike menance in and around Sheldon

There has been lots of complaints recently of kids riding various types of motor cycles in and around the area of Sheldon, Yardley and Solihull, especially across our parks. This has been brought up at Sheldon Ward meetings and also Police Tasking meetings. There … Continue reading

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