Monthly Archives: January 2011

Missing 30 year-old woman, Zoe Johnson

Zoe Johnson

POLICE in Birmingham are concerned for the welfare of a 30 year-old woman who has been missing since Friday (28 January). Zoe Johnson, aged 30, came to Birmingham from Kidderminister on Wednesday last week (26 January) to spend time with a friend at an address in Erdington.
After spending a couple of days together, Zoe parted company with her friend on Friday afternoon in Birmingham city centre.
She has not been seen since and has not been contactable.
Zoe is described as white, 5ft 6ins tall, medium build with long blond straight hair. At the time of going missing, Zoe was wearing black leggings with black shorts over them, a long black t-shirt, black and turquoise hooded jumper and black leather jacket.
Anyone who has recently seen Zoe,  or knows of her whereabouts is urged to contact North Birmingham Police on 0345 113 5000.



JKS melt

Midland Combination Premier Division
JKS’ RUN OF FOUR wins came to a halt this afternoon at Vale Stadium. They were beaten 2-0 by Cadbury Athletic.
Castle Vale FC had no fixture.

Police hope to identify derby day hooligans

POLICE have released images of 32 people they want to identify, following outbreaks of disorder that took place during the Birmingham City v Aston Villa football derby on Wednesday 1 December 2010.
View the CCTV images here:
Each image has been given an individual number and must be quoted when providing information where possible.


Fashion show pics

82 photos from Castle Vale School Fashion Show: click here for link


Young catwalkers and fashion designers

PUPILS WILL BE TREADING the catwalk in clothes designed and made by themselves as part of their ‘textiles’ course at the Castle Vale School annual fashion show tonight. The high street fashion store Next are also supplying clothes for the show which is raising money for the Help for Heroes charity.
Girls from Washwood Heath School will also be taking part, and will be parading traditional Indian fashion.


Fort Dunlop restaurant crowned ‘Best balti’

DIET CUISINE Restaurant, based at Fort Dunlop, has won Birmingham’s Best Balti Competition. One of the judges, Aktar Islam, said: “Duet Cuisine used good, basic ingredients, kept it simple and natural and then built on that with skill and flair – worthy winners.”


Stop cheque

PAYMENT BY CHEQUE will be stopped by the Council from April onwards. They plan to direct all payments through their BACS system, which will save 85 pence on each transaction. Currently they deal with 350,000 cheques per year.