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Local news
Eight fire crews tackle blaze at Kings Norton music venue 

18 Mar 18

Eight crews from West Midlands Fire Service are currently tackling a fire at a music venue in Kings Norton (11pm Sunday 18th March).


Rugby
Famous Roadhouse music club in Kings Norton on fire 

18 Mar 18

Forty firefighters and police at the scene late on Sunday night…


Blog politics
PARKING AND ROAD SAFETY AROUND SCHOOLS IN OSCOTT 

18 Mar 18

I would really like to thank those Oscott schools who took the effort to come along to the Oscott Schools Parking and Road safety working party working party last week All schools the Schools in Oscott were invited to send a representative along to …


Rugby
Abusive driver tells firefighters to ‘f*** off’ after blocking station exit while getting breakfast 

18 Mar 18

Kings Norton Fire Station tweeted an image of the car after the incident on Sunday…


News
House left seriously damaged after candle fire 

17 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents not to leave lit candles unattended or tackle a fire yourself.


News
Mock building fire at Kerria Centre helps train firefighters! 

15 Mar 18

FIREFIGHTERS from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have carried out a large exercise in Tamworth today, Thursday 15 March.


Local news
Woman escapes serious injury as car overturns in Halesowen collision 

13 Mar 18

A woman has escaped serous injury this morning after her car overturned in a rush hour accident on a busy Halesowen commuter route.


News
Man arrested after rooftop siege in Tamworth 

12 Mar 18

The ROOFTOP siege in a street close to Tamworth Town Centre came to a peaceful conclusion this afternoon after around two hours when a local man was arrested.


Rugby
Car smashes into Erdington central reservation exposing live electric cables 

12 Mar 18

The accident took place in Witton Lodge Road with fire, ambulance and police crews called to the scene…


News
Catchy tune used to highlight service safety campaign  

12 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has released a new video with a serious message but a familiar tune.


News
‘Two cars, one bus and a very lucky motorcyclist’ involved in Tamworth crash 

12 Mar 18

A MULTIPLE vehicle crash which occurred in Tamworth on Saturday night has fortunately resulted in no life-threatening injuries.


Football
10men U15s lose to West Midlands Fire 

11 Mar 18

U15s Sutton…


News
‘Child cruelty’ claim as Sutton Coldfield school carries out fire drill in sub-zero conditions 

9 Mar 18

Dad fumes at Hill West Primary School after pupils sent out in the cold…


News
Rugeley rubbish fire extinguished after almost 18 months 

8 Mar 18

Firefighters have been monitoring the huge pile of waste since September 2016.


News
Tamworth Firefighter set to take part in International competition 

8 Mar 18

A FIREFIGHTER from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is set to take on an international challenge to be crowned the Toughest Firefighter Alive.


News
Could you give something back by being a Fire Service Volunteer? 

8 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is looking for more volunteers in Lichfield and Burton-on-Trent to support the work it carries out in the community.


FixMyStreet
Streetsbrook Road – Pothole At Traffic Lights., 7th March 

7 Mar 18

On B4025 Streetsbrook Road, at the traffic lights where you would turn left into Station Approach, right into Ashleigh Road and straight over past the fire station, there is a pothole in the left hand lane just before Station Approach.


Sport
Yeltz boss John Hill hopes former West Brom hitman Lee Hughes can fire his side to safety 

7 Mar 18

HALESOWEN Town boss John Hill is pleased to have finally had more joy in the transfer market this week.


NHS
Fire at University Hospital earlier this morning 

7 Mar 18

10:30, 07/03/18   Please note the message below about a fire at University Hospital, Coventry, earlier today.


Rugby
Residents in Carisbrooke Tower, Longbridge, evacuated over cannabis farm fire alert 

7 Mar 18

‘Burning smell’ reported on third and fourth floors…


Blog social media
30 days of human: day #41 Lidl Ireland ask how your weekend was 

7 Mar 18

So, spare a thought for Lidl Ireland.


FixMyStreet
Fire extinguisher and large gas canister dumped behind Kwikfit, 6th March 

6 Mar 18

There appears to be a variety of rubbish dumped in the ground directly behind Kwikfit garage, including a fire extinguisher (will have details so you can track down to whom it was issued) and a large gas canister of some sort (at least a metre…


Local news
Fire crews investigating ‘smell of burning’ discover ‘cannabis farm’ in Longbridge tower block 

6 Mar 18

West Midlands Police have confirmed that fire crews investigating reports of a “smell of burning” in a Longbridge tower block this afternoon (Tuesday 6th March), discovered a ‘cannabis farm’ in one of the flats.


Local news
Fire crews attend “smell of burning” at Longbridge tower block – caused by flooded electrics 

6 Mar 18

West Midlands Fire Service responded with four appliances to a “smell of burning” in a Longbridge tower block this lunchtime (Tuesday 6th March).


Rugby
Lewis Grabban comes under fire as Aston Villa travel to Sunderland 

6 Mar 18

The latest Aston Villa news from Birmingham Live…