Daily Archives: August 8, 2011

Curfew for ASBO youth on motorbike and drug offences

A 17 year-old youth from Sutton Coldfield has been remanded on bail for riding an uninsured, stolen Suzuki motorbike around the pavements and along Farnborough Road in Castle Vale on two occasions in July and August. He was also charged with riding without protective headgear, and being in possession of cannabis.
He has been placed on curfew and is being electronically monitored until he appears at Birmingham Magistrates Court later this month.
He is also charged with breaking the conditions of an ASBO imposed by Sutton Coldfield Youth Court in March 2010.
He has pleaded guilty to all charges.


England cricket stars in Brum ahead of Edgbaston Test

England vice-captain Alastair Cook prepares to bowl in Victoria Square this morning

England cricket stars Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann, Tim Bresnan, Chris Tremlett and Eoin Morgan met fans in Victoria Square, Birmingham, today as part of the Cricket in the City intiative to promote the game of cricket in urban areas.
The England stars took part in a range of cricketing activities organised by the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) in net facilities set up in front of the Council House.
The newly refurbished Edgbaston hosts the third test match of the series against India starting on Wednesday. England will be named as the best test side in the world if they can hold on to their 2-0 lead in the series.

England bowler Chris Tremlett

England supporters' wall

Indian supporters' wall

England batsman Eoin Morgan

England spin bowler Graeme Swann

England all-rounder Tim Bresnan

Car cruisers back for early morning racing

Car Cruisers have once again defied the injunction banning them from racing down Fort Parkway.Residents of Cadbury Drive have complained that the noise of racing engines could be heard late on Sunday evening until 1.30am this Monday morning.
The Courts imposed a 12-month injunction to ban the racing last September.