Local businesses in vote on Business Improvement District

A vote on whether local businesses should designate Bournville and surrounding areas a ‘Business Improvement District’ (BID) has divided opinion with some claiming that a Yes vote will ” take power away from residents and other high street users.” read more

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Lack of chocolate frustrates Bournville festival goers

Locals have expressed frustration at the lack of a chocolate stall at last week’s annual Bournville Village festival with some claiming that Mondelez, Cadbury’s owners, “do not care about the Bournville community.” read more


CoCoMad 2015

CoCoMad festival – Saturday 4th July 2015

The annual CoCoMad festival takes place in Cotteridge Park this Saturday July 4th, starting at 12 noon with a carnival procession. read more


The team from Kings Norton Girls School, with their award: (left to right) Jaiah, Carys, Isobelle, Monica, Nicole and Lauren.

Kings Norton Girls’ School and Sixth Form win top prize at The Business Enterprise Challenge

Year 13 Students from Kings Norton Girls’ School and Sixth Form (KNGS) are celebrating after winning the top prize at The Business Enterprise Challenge created by Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice. read more



Chocolate 5k charity race – 25th April

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice in Selly Park are staging a special 5k charity race in April called the ‘Chocolate 5k’. read more