Local Media Round-up 30/01/11

Here’s a flavour of what’s been making the news in B44 this week in the local papers;

Birmingham Mail

Trauma of stillbirth for Birmingham mum-to-be

FINDING out her unborn baby had died in the womb was hard enough for mum-to-be Deb Bourn.

Kingstanding man’s sentence is tripled by Court of Appeal judges

A man who subjected a young woman to a “nightmare” as she walked home alone at night had his prison sentence more than tripled by Court of Appeal judges today.

Great Barr Observer

Appeal for help in finding dogs which bit man in park attack

A COUNCILLOR has urged residents in Great Barr help the police in their appeal for information about two men whose dogs attacked a man in the area.

Police stop nearly 200 drink-drivers

ALMOST 200 drink-drivers have been caught by police in an effort to make the roads in Kingstanding and Perry Barr safer.

Dromey warns of losing a generation

ERDINGTON MP Jack Dromey has warned the Government it is risking a “lost generation of young people”.

Get on the buses to say ‘I love you’

SOME will say it with flowers, others on bended knee but anybody in Great Barr, Perry Barr or Kingstanding thinking of proposing this Valentine’s Day is being offered a unique moving opportunity to get the message across.

It’s reunion time for children of the 80s

A REUNION is set to be held later this year for students from the class of 1987 at Great Barr School.

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