Labour win for Bournville ward

Labour’s Phil Walkling is Bournville’s newest local councillor after defeating Nigel Dawkins with a majority of 307 in the local elections. The result comes on a night when Labour have gained overall control of Birmingham City Council. read more

To vote or not to vote?

WITH local elections taking place in just over a weeks’ time, it’s essential to look at the importance of voting. With voter turnout on the decline (going from 67.85% in 2010 to just 45.6% in 2011), here is my top … read more