Here’s a round up of news stories from the B44 area that have made the local papers this week.
CALLUM Lewis was around nine months old when his mum was told he had a severe learning disability which would leave him pretty much unable to function unaided.
A PENSIONER has been disqualified from keeping animals for life after neglecting nearly a dozen pets at her squalid Birmingham home.
DEDICATED pupils from a Great Barr school have scooped a prestigious honour for helping silver surfers at a nearby nursing home.
A GAMBLER from Kingstanding who stole more than £30,000 from his employer to fund his habit has been jailed this week.
HOUSING in Great Barr, Perry Barr and Kingstanding is set to benefit from a £57.8 million investment council chiefs have confirmed .
IMPROVEMENTS to a busy road in Great Barr have begun this week with the aim of improving the safety of schoolchildren.
A WOMAN dragged a schoolgirl off a bus as she tried to steal the youngster’s mobile phone.