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    Selly Oak and UoB Campus hit by Flash Flooding

    Outgoing Deputy Editor Kirstie Sutherland reports on the flash flooding that hit Selly Oak at the end of May.

    Written by Kirstie Sutherland on 18th June 2018


    Keiller Warns of Fake Fab Tickets

    Following a spate of hoax ticket-buyers operating primarily on the ‘Fab N Fresh - New’ Facebook page, which has around 24,000 members, Guild President Ellie Keiller shared a post on the page to warn university students from buying tickets for events from people they do not know using bank transfers.

    Written by Tom Leaman on 9th June 2018


    Campus and Selly Floods: Live

    Written by John Wimperis, Phoebe Radford, Grace Duncan, Erin Santillo & Emily Roberts on 27th May 2018


    Redbrick Talks with Kris Ali, Housing and Community Officer

    On Wednesday 21st February, Redbrick Editor-in-Chief William Baxter and News Editor John Wimperis met with Kris Ali, Housing and Community Officer at the Guild of Students

    Written by John Wimperis & William Baxter on 10th March 2018


    Earthquake hits Selly Oak

    Deputy Editor Kirstie Sutherland reports on a magnitude 4.4 earthquake which has affected parts of the West Midlands, including UoB's main campus.

    Written by Kirstie Sutherland on 17th February 2018


    Snow Causes Havoc Across Birmingham

    Recent snowfall has led to both major disruption and great fun across the Midlands

    Written by Rhi Storer on 15th December 2017


    Halloween Sees Firework Attacks across City which Kill Birmingham Man

    A series of attacks in Birmingham committed with fireworks in the days around Halloween have seen students attacked in Selly Oak, as well as one man’s death after his house was destroyed by a commercial firework

    Written by John Wimperis on 2nd December 2017


    Selly Oak and Edgbaston to become One

    The Boundary Commission has released its 2018 review, the conclusions of which would see Selly Oak and Edgbaston constituencies merge into one.

    Written by Grace Duncan on 9th November 2017


    Old Joe Lights up for Breast Cancer Awareness month

    Old Joe, the University of Birmingham’s clock tower, turned pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month from the 20th to the 31st October

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 7th November 2017


    Traveller Groups Could Be Banned From West Midlands

    Proposals to ban traveller groups from the West Midlands, drawn up by the combined authority's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), have been seen by the government

    Written by John Wimperis on 26th October 2017


    Selly Oak Attacker Jailed

    Elvis Sidaway has been imprisoned for 21 years after being found guilty of rape

    Written by Grace Duncan on 2nd August 2017


    Burst Water Main Closes Selly Oak’s Bristol Road

    With traffic delays and low water pressure affecting residents and businesses in the area, Erin Santillo reports on the initial responses to the major leak

    Written by Erin Santillo on 11th April 2017
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