Role Models

Thursday, 14 January 2021 04:15

Athletics coach Lloyd Cowan, who helped Christine Ohuruogu to the Olympic 400m title in 2008, has died. Cowan represented England in the 110m hurdles at the 1994 Commonwealth Games before becoming...

Role Models

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 03:42

Longstanding volunteer of Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, Geoff Woodford, has now retired from his daily support of the rapid response, pre-hospital emergency service after 30 dedicated...

Role Models

Sunday, 10 January 2021 04:25

When Innocent Havyarimana started his soap-making business in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp in early 2015, he was trying to move on from the traumatic events that had made him flee his native Burundi...

Role Models

Thursday, 07 January 2021 03:56

Clap for Carers is set to return under a new name of Clap for Heroes, the initiative's founder has said. The weekly applause for front-line NHS staff and other key workers ran for 10 weeks during...

Gadgets & Gaming

Monday, 04 January 2021 04:16

Twelve people were fined after they were caught playing dominoes in a restaurant in east London. Police officers found the group hiding in a dark room when they entered the building in Whitechapel,...

Gadgets & Gaming

Thursday, 31 December 2020 02:39

Birmingham City Council received its first batch of e-cargo bikes – manufactured by Raleigh - that was used by the Active Wellbeing Society (TAWS) to support community food deliveries in the lead-up...

Role Models

Thursday, 31 December 2020 02:37

Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in a New Year Honours list. It comes 12 years after he received an MBE for services to motor racing at the end of 2008, the season that he won his...

Role Models

Monday, 28 December 2020 03:12

A new road within the Perry Barr Residential Scheme, in Birmingham, is to be named Bert Carless Way. Alderman Egbert ‘Bert’ Sylvester Carless, made history when he was elected as Birmingham’s first...

Role Models

Monday, 21 December 2020 01:05

Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020. One of F1's all-time great drivers, he equalled Michael Schumacher's record of seven world titles with...

Gadgets & Gaming

Saturday, 19 December 2020 04:22

Sony has pulled Cyberpunk 2077, one of the year's most-anticipated games, from the PlayStation store and offered refunds to all players. The unprecedented move follows complaints that the game has...

Motors

Wednesday, 16 December 2020 03:42

Formula 1 legend Lewis Hamilton said he was "happy to be alive" after recovering from coronavirus to finish the season with a third place. The world champion missed the penultimate race in Bahrain a...

Role Models

Monday, 07 December 2020 02:04

Edgbaston father, Saeed Ahmed, has been named ‘Campaigner of the Year’ by the national disability charity, Sense, for sharing his family’s story of caring for his 21-year-old disabled son, Azhar,...

Competitions

Tuesday, 01 December 2020 01:16

Jamaicans are a passionate people, so perhaps it’s no real surprise that one of their most remarkable contributions to world cuisine is a bold, full-bodied cake that leaves you wanting more. Rum...

Competitions

Tuesday, 01 December 2020 01:15

  Much-loved wine brand Black Tower has the perfect offering for Christmas with their Smooth Red wine, soft, fruity and bursting with red berry flavours.  Easy on the palate, the wine has...

Gadgets & Gaming

Monday, 23 November 2020 04:10

Nokia announced the technology that is supporting UK-based sailing team Alex Thomson Racing on its round-the-world race. British sailor Alex Thomson is onboard his HUGO BOSS boat from Les...

Role Models

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 04:10

As blue plaques are continuing to be put up in places of historic note serve as a permanent tribute to Britain’s notable men and women throughout the UK, one established organisation have joined...