Who do you think they were? // John William Husbands

Tuesday, 16th May 2017

John William Husbands was born in 1878 and brought up in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, the home of the Husbands family for generations.  His father William Henry was a merchant's clerk who married Theresa Pearson in Sheffield in 1877.  Theresa returned to her home town the following year to give birth to John, the first of five children. In 1891 Wi... (cont'd)

REVIEW // Canard Du Jour

Monday, 15th May 2017

I got a tip off that a band called 'Canard du Jour' were playing the Station Pub in Kings Heath. The name is irresistible. ‘Canard du Jour' refers t... (cont'd)

Special police team to tackle local car-jackings

Sunday, 14th May 2017

A dedicated team of police officers has been set up to tackle the worrying spate of local car-jackings, including several in Moseley. The most high... (cont'd)

Council to rule on cashpoint/phone box

Sunday, 14th May 2017

Planning permission is being sought for Moseley’s controversial “cashpoint in a phone box” - several weeks after the combined ATM and payphone a... (cont'd)

M&S café plus sheltered homes planned at Meteor Ford site

Sunday, 14th May 2017

More detailed plans for the former Meteor Ford site on Wake Green Road show an M&S Café and eight proposed sheltered accommodation units being bu... (cont'd)

Sad death of second park swan

Saturday, 13th May 2017

Less than two months after the death of one of Moseley Park’s black swans Delilah, Newshound is sad to report that the private park’s fellow black... (cont'd)