Here’s what has been making the news this week in the local papers concerning the B44 area.
A BIRMINGHAM mum who helps parents like Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden come to terms with losing their babies has won a glamorous TV makeover.
A SOLDIER from Birmingham has told of his dedication to his job as he prepares to serve on the front line in Afghanistan for the first time since being deployed to Helmand province.
FIVE closure-threatened Citizens Advice Bureaux could be saved at a crunch meeting, according to a Birmingham MP.
YOUNGSTERS hit the right notes at a Birmingham school to celebrate a national singing promotion.
THE Great Barr Observer teamed up with groups from around the community to talk careers to children.
A BINGO club in Kingstanding has been making sure more than just its members are winners this month, thanks to a large charity donation.
A GREAT Barr schoolgirl is overjoyed after winning the chance to shadow an older student at one of the country’s top universities.
I WAS in the Queslett Nature Reserve last week, January 29, and I must say how impressed I was with the clean up by volunteers of The Friends of The Queslett Nature Reserve.
A COUPLE from Kingstanding who imported cocaine from South America and supplied dealers and users on the streets of Birmingham have been jailed for more than 25 years