This Thief Is Nothing If Not Optimistic...

This Thief Is Nothing If Not Optimistic...

Jack Sommers  19.09.2014
If you're going to try to steal a work of art, check before you go that it can fit under your top if that's where you're going to hide...
GOAT, Graffiti and Glen Anderson: A Collective Arts' Event Not To Be Missed

GOAT, Graffiti and Glen Anderson: A Collective Arts' Event Not To Be Missed

14.09.2014
When people think of the Arts in this here sceptr'd isle admittedly one does not immediately think too readily of Britain's Second City,...

Graffiti Dead? Not a Chance! Long Live Graffiti!

31.08.2014
Next Saturday is more than just another showpiece. It is a celebration of an art form still in its infancy really, with plenty of potential...

Dispelling the Dark Clouds of Section 28: Flying Into Blue Skies Through the Leadership of New Teachers

28.08.2014
I write this in the last week of the six week summer holiday, teetering on the brink of a brand new school year brimming with all its hope...
A Tale of Two Cities, Birmingham Alabama and England

A Tale of Two Cities, Birmingham Alabama and England

26.08.2014
They share a name, they share a similar population size coupled with a strong industrial past but now they share a similar vision albeit...
Ousted Headteacher At Alleged 'Trojan Horse' School Returns To Post

Ousted Headteacher At Alleged 'Trojan Horse' School Returns To Post

19.08.2014
The former headteacher of a school caught up in the alleged "Trojan Horse" extremist Muslim takeover plot has returned to her old post. Bhupinder...
Travelling to Birmingham

Travelling to Birmingham

31.07.2014
Many years passed before I realised you can "travel" in your own country, that we are actually surrounded by exotic locations, places we've...
Man Tested For Ebola In Birmingham As Fears Grow Over Virus Spread

Man Tested For Ebola In Birmingham As Fears Grow Over Virus Spread

30.07.2014
The British government views Ebola as a "very serious threat", Philip Hammond said today, as it emerged that man has been tested at a hospital...
'A Coordinated Agenda To Impose Hardline Islam In Schools'

'A Coordinated Agenda To Impose Hardline Islam In Schools'

18.07.2014
Key individuals were "promoting and encouraging certain Islamic principles" in Birmingham classrooms amid poor oversight from education...

Another Dramatic Twist To 'Trojan Horse' Scandal

15.07.2014
The chairman of the Educational Trust which was at the centre of the alleged "Trojan Horse" Muslim takeover plot in Birmingham schools,...

Birmingham - A City on the Edge (of Great Things)

13.07.2014
With renovation and entrepreneurial enthusiasm happening across the city and spring boarding, for me, from the re-opening of the Bullring...
Woman Gives Birth Outside Primark In Birmingham

Woman Gives Birth Outside Primark In Birmingham

2.07.2014
A baby girl delivered in the street outside a branch of clothing store Primark is "doing fine", according to medics. Emergency services...

Book Review: Medina in Birmingham, Najaf in Brent: Inside British Islam by Innes Bowen

1.07.2014
The author has called it a "labour of love". Seven years of painstaking research and interviews all done alongside a full-time role at...
'Young People Will Now Be Googling Extremism'

'Young People Will Now Be Googling Extremism'

27.06.2014
A crackdown on the so-called "Trojan horse" schools in Birmingham has only increased the risk of children being radicalised, through the...