The Bostin Heroes comic strip has been used as an example of English dialect in a new English language text book for college students. The graphic novel is produced by Rubery IT and Business Consultant Donato Esposito, in partnership with writer Matthew Craig and illustrator Jack Davies. Continue reading
Residents of Sandstone Avenue, off Cock Hill Lane in Rubery were evacuated from their homes in the early hours of Sunday morning, following a gorse fire on waste ground on the site of an old quarry.
The area of waste ground is a gorse covered hill and lies between Cock Hill Lane and Great Park.
It took around forty firefighters approximately three of hours to get the flames under control and residents of Sandstone avenue were moved from their homes as a precaution.
The police helicopter was spotted around the area on Sunday afternoon after it appears another small fire broke out.
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