Monthly Archives: February 2017

WMP helps evict travellers from illegal camp in school grounds

West Midlands Police officers have helped evict a large group of travellers who formed an illegal camp on the grounds of a Birmingham school – and forced it to close its doors to hundreds of students.   Around 60 adults in 20 caravans, along … Continue reading

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West Midlands Police news update for 26 February

Wanted man arrested after 5-hour rooftop standoff.  A wanted man has been arrested by West Midlands Police following a five-hour rooftop standoff during which officers were pelted with tiles.   Akim Nicholson was spotted by officers in Streetly Road, Erdington, … Continue reading

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Events for this Saturday

 supporting St Giles Church

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Celebrations at Sheldon Practice

On a rather damp Wednesday evening of this week, I made my way as an invited guest to the opening of the new refurbished Sheldon Practice. I had been invited as a member of the newly formed Patients Participation Group … Continue reading

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The Great British Spring Clean

There are several Spring Clean events taking place this coming March and we are asking for volunteers. This an opportunity to make a difference to your community. Not only are the friends group getting involved, there is also a clean … Continue reading

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Events in Sheldon this weekend

The winter always seems to be a bit of a drag and quite boring really. Are you fed up of sitting in the house day after day watching the TV, a hundred channels and nothing to watch. Well… this weekend … Continue reading

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Who dumped 110 old fridges in Kings Norton?

Birmingham City Council’s squad of waste enforcement officers are appealing for witnesses after  more than 100 fridges were dumped on a Kings Norton road. Officers were alerted yesterday (20 February 2017) that six fridges that had been dumped on Ithon Grove, … Continue reading

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Traffic pollution once again hitting the headlines

B26 has recently reported on the traffic pollution that is hitting many of our major towns and cities, with diesel vehicles being the major culprit.                              A … Continue reading

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USA Track and Field confirms Birmingham training camp

Hot on the heels of Birmingham’s staging of the Müller Indoor Grand Prix, the world’s top indoor athletics meeting, USA Track & Field (USATF), the governing body for athletics in the US, have confirmed that their training camp will be … Continue reading

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West Midlands Police news round up for 19 February

WMPeople: Katie Hudson – call handler. Last year, West Midlands Police answered almost two million calls for help from members of the public – that’s more than 5,000 every day. The force’s Contact Centre staff cover the emergency 999 and … Continue reading

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