BIN workers in Birmingham could roll their strike through to Christmas if the city council refuses to stop plans to dump a fifth of the refuse workforce and slash wages by up to £5,000 a year.
Refuse workers who are members of union Unite have been staging sporadic strikes for...
Saturday 12th Aug 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
STAFF at Birmingham Metropolitan College will be protesting today in a row over plans to axe 27 jobs.
The demonstration will take place outside the main entrance to Matthew Boulton, Sutton Coldfield and James Watt campuses from 12.15pm.
All the posts set to be cut are...
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
1 Aston Villa 0 Birmingham
by Simon Williams at Villa Park
Harry Redknapps ’s first game in charge of Birmingham yesterday ended in a 1-0 away defeat to local rivals Aston Villa in the Second City derby.
The 70-year-old replaced...
Monday 24th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
THE Birmingham pub bombings coroner, hearing inquests into the deaths of 21 victims, gave his support yesterday to an application for legal funding by bereaved families.
Peter Thornton QC indicated that he wanted the funding issue, which has led to a war of words between some of the...
Tuesday 29th Nov 2016
HUNDREDS of cyclists are due to arrive in Birmingham today as part of a “Big Ride” marking the second anniversary of Israel’s horrific bombing campaign against Gaza.
Sets of spokes spun out of London, Bristol, Sheffield and Manchester on Saturday for a three day...
Monday 8th Aug 2016
Doncaster 0-1 B’ham
Birmingham boosted their Champions League hopes with a 1-0 victory at FA Women’s Super League 1’s bottom side Doncaster Rovers Belles on Saturday.
Substitute Kirsty Linnett scored the only goal at Stadium Way in the 61st...
Monday 1st Aug 2016
STUDENTS and parents at a Birmingham school were left fuming yesterday after management secretly invited the Israeli ambassador for a talk.
Outraged locals issued an open letter to the King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls head demanding an apology and calling for a Palestinian...
Saturday 17th Oct 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
BIRMINGHAM boss Gary Rowett insisted yesterday that managers are a dying breed.
Rowett faces former teammate Lee Carsley tonight after he replaced the sacked Marinus Dijkhuizen yesterday as Brentford boss until the end of the season.
The Blues boss now feels that the...
Tuesday 29th Sep 2015
A POLICE force being shortlisted for a diversity award — after recently hiring just one black officer — is “not a cause for celebration,” leading campaigner Lee Jasper told the Star yesterday.
West Midlands Police have been nominated in the “diverse...
Wednesday 16th Sep 2015
GOVERNMENT-OWNED Network Rail’s attempts to charge taxi drivers £1,000 a year for the right to pick up passengers at Birmingham New Street station was stalled yesterday.
Transport union RMT, which is resisting the move and representing the drivers, delayed introduction of...
Saturday 12th Sep 2015