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Much-loved park gets spectacular makeover after being targeted by vandals

Dolly Parton and Dr Seuss now feature on the benches instead of swear words

Scarecrow village festival 'disgraceful' parking fee slammed as organisers respond

Belbroughton Scarecrow Festival in tiny Worcestershire village used to be free but now charges £20 a car to enter

New Look's 'amazing' £30 jeans that shoppers say they 'need in every colour'

The New Look jeans are said to 'flatter body shapes'

Best cheap places to eat in Birmingham - an insider's guide

BirminghamLive staff that live, work and play in the city recommend great places to get inexpensive eats

The Birmingham attraction that drew 150,000 visitors over the summer

They turned up in their droves to one of the most historic spots in the city

Joshua Ribera's mum reflects on 10 years since he was murdered outside a Selly Oak nightclub

Alison Cope has devoted her life to helping to keep young people safe. We caught up with her on the Brummie Mummies Podcast on the eve of the tenth anniversary since her son's tragic death. Josh was known by thousands as rapper Depzman

Fawlty Towers-themed dining experience with live actors coming to Birmingham

Enjoy a three course meal as Basil, Sybil and Manuel serve up 'mayhem' alongside your dinner

The £8 Amazon gadget shoppers say is a 'space optimising game changer' in the kitchen

You can currently get 20 percent off this self-adhesive paper towel wall mount which can also be used for hand towels, utensils and cling film

Popular Solihull restaurant suddenly closes months after pricey re-fit as bosses say 'no choice'

The popular foodie spot has previously been hailed by diners as "amazing" - but has suddenly closed its doors for good with its owners saying they were left with "no choice"


Simon Jordan claims Unai Emery 'guarantees' top six as Aston Villa striker exit explained

The latest Aston Villa news as BirminghamLive brings you a round-up of the latest Claret and Blue headlines

Monday, Sep 25


Married At First Sight UK in hot water and viewers say 'what are you playing at'

Channel 4 viewers hit out at the experts' decisions on Monday, September 25, as the E4 episode aired from 9pm.

ITV Coronation Street viewers work out Stephen's final victim and say 'we're worried for her'

Stephen, played by Todd Boyce, is on a killing spree in Weatherfield and ITV soap fans are concerned for Coronation Street barmaid Jenny's future.

'Only a matter of time' Covid warning issued over Pirola variant

The professor has warned "it could be a matter of time" before cases surge in the UK, with uncertainty lingering over the severity of the new strain and the impact it could have on the country.

BBC EastEnders viewers rumble buyer of George's bar and it's familiar face

George - played by Colin Salmon - returned to Walford on Monday night.

Victoria Beckham addresses David Beckham marriage and says 'some would say'

The 49-year-old fashion designer spoke out as Beckham airs on the streaming platform this month, addressing her relationship with the ex-England captain.

Gregg Wallace undergoes treatment for hidden condition and says 'get help'

MasterChef judge - who'll be moving to Birmingham with the show when it relocates to new studios as part of investment in the area - has spoken out over his mental health.

Married At First Sight UK star 'goes to bed' after filming leaves him 'drained'

Channel 4 social experiment star, who is one of the shiw's experts, told the Daily Star he needs to "re-energise" when filming for the E4 series, which is airing at 9pm each night, wraps.


ITV Emmerdale slapped with complaints and viewers say 'oh god no not again'

Twitter users, now on X, have written their complaints about the storyline twist on ITV Emmerdale which aired on Monday September 25.

BBC Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two viewers give verdict on Fleur East and say 'who else'

Janette Manrara at Elstree for the first Strictly Come Dancing companion show of the season, following the first live show on Saturday night.

Inside Birmingham City Council meeting as financial recovery plan discussed

Politicians staged an extraordinary meeting inside the council chamber to discuss a financial recovery plan to tackle the £1 billion equal pay crisis

Katie Price and Princess land joint job together and say 'it's very exciting'

Channel 4 show Mucky Mansion and former ITV I'm A Celebrity star and her 16-year-old daughter Princess are going on tour together, the 45-year-old has revealed.

Peter Andre wished well after he signs off after 'sad end'

I'm A Celebrity star is quitting his role in Grease the Musical, where he plays Vince Fontaine and Teen Angel in the hit West End musical.

Louise Redknapp accused of 'throwing Eternal bandmates under mus' by manager

Strictly Come Dancing star Louise and Kelle Bryan, the ITV Loose Women panelist, both walked away from the reunion.

BBC star quits his radio show with rant and says 'it's cruel and unfair'

Ray Clark has quit Radio Essex after a furious tirade on social media - claiming he has been treated "cruelly".

Stephen Bear ex-fiancee takes drastic action after dumping him

Bear was jailed earlier this year, after being found guilty of revenge porn against Love Island star and ex-girlfriend Georgia Harrison, who also starred on The Only Way Is Essex.

BBC Strictly Come Dancing's Amy Dowden shares shaved head in dance but fans say background detail 'stole show'

Amy, who has a Birmingham dance school, is missing this year's series amid her chemo treatment.

Dealer known as 'CaramelExpress' caught after sending picture of HMRC letter

Following his sentencing, 58 other EncroChat users could now be exposed


Jeremy Kyle's wife pregnant and he'll become dad for sixth time aged 58

The 58-year-old former ITV The Jeremy Kyle Show star - who is now a TalkTV presenter - confirmed the news on Monday evening, as he shared the happy announcement alongside his wife Victoria.

Christine McGuinness lands new BBC role and 'it comes at perfect time for her'

Christine has signed up for an intense new TV show on the BBC - with bosses hopeful she'll lay bare her personal strife after her marriage breakdown.