Dog-owners concerned over series of ‘poisonings’ in local playing fields

Two dogs have died and more than a dozen have been taken ill in recent weeks after having been walked on Rowheath playing fields in Bournville. 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



Four reasons you should come to Bournville for Heritage Open Days 2015

Local historic buildings in Bournville will be open to the public this weekend, 10-13 September, as part of Open Heritage Days 2015. 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