Police are investigating after a bus was reportedly shot at in broad daylight on a busy Birmingham road.

Local author, Jonathan Coe has drawn on Moseley for inspiration, including the suburb in scenes in his books The Rotters' Club and The Closed Circle.

Birmingham’s summer festival season is in full swing.

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How an unlikely builder from Birmingham has been helping children in Madagascar

Planning permission has been acquired for the erection on Moseley Green of a 20-foot (6.1 m) high statue of Treebeard, an Ent from The Lord of the Rings, made by Tolkien's great-nephew, Tim Tolkien.

J. R. R. Tolkien spent his early years in Moseley, living close to Sarehole Mill in Hall Green. Sarehole Mill is believed to have been his inspiration for the tranquil Shire in The Lord of the Rings. He also drew inspiration from Moseley Bog for the landscape of Middle-earth.[4]

Galal Yafai has pledged his allegiance to amateur boxing

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A building surveyor who has set up a sideline in apple pressing is producing his own cider under the brand

Market values Huge detacheds, £600,000-£1m. Detacheds, £230,000-£600,000. Semis, £150,000-£600,000. Terraces, £100,000-£300,000. Flats, £75,000-£350,000. Rentals: one-bed flats, £400-£600pcm; three-bed houses, £625-£1,200pcm.

Lampposts erected in a Birmingham street two years ago have never been turned on - and have been branded a

St. Mary's Church, Moseley was licensed by the Bishop of Worcester (authorised by Pope Innocent VII) in February 1405, and the 600th anniversary was celebrated in 2005 with a series of special events. In 2012 the church bells which had been named as the worst sounding in the country were replaced. Moseley itself developed around a Victorian shopping area known as Moseley Village.

It is located within the Moseley and Kings Heath Ward of the city, in the constituency of Hall Green.

The politician Joseph Chamberlain had his Birmingham residence at Highbury, on the edge of Moseley. The property was entrusted to the city after Chamberlain's death and is currently used as a conference venue and location for civil ceremonies.

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Moseley School and Sixth Form is an inspirational place to learn, where teachers with a passion for teaching and learning, nurture the curiosity, creativity and imagination of students.

Well connected? Two miles from the centre, a mile from the university and Queen Elizabeth hospital, and with four main roads heading south. Walking aside, it's buses only round here, though there are lots of them.

Carters of Moseley has been voted restaurant of the year by its diners.

Do you live in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire? Do you have a favourite haunt or a pet hate? If so, please email, by next Tuesday, to lets.move@theguardian.com

UB40 will play a show at Birmingham’s NIA on April 17 2015.

Two premier Edgbaston based estate agents have merged to combine and enhance their strength and services fo

Schools Very good. Primaries: Anderton Park, Park Hill, St Martin de Porres Catholic, King David and Moseley CofE are all "good", says Ofsted, with Ss John and Monica Catholic, Heath Mount, Nelson Mandela, Clifton all "outstanding". Secondaries: lots of independents, but in the state sector Queensbridge and Fox Hollies are "outstanding".

Spring Hill College (Moseley School), a Gothic revival construction built in 1857, is located in the south of the district. Former pupils include comedian Jasper Carrott and musician Bev Bevan of the Electric Light Orchestra.

Moseley was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Museleie.[1]

Moseley is also home to many pubs, restaurants and cafés.

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Many people who have been born, lived or worked in Moseley have made important contributions, a few of the more high-profile ones are:

Moseley has two secondary schools, Moseley School, a language college and Queensbridge School, an Arts College. It also has several Primary schools such as Moseley C of E Primary School a one form entry school that has connections with St. Mary's Church and Park Hill Primary School on Alcester Road.

The case against Traffic. Alcester Road. Moseley's centre was built like an old village green, only now with white vans and artics. A whiff of kool dude young gentrification. (Pleasantly) shabby round the edges.


Moseley’s newest pub, One Trick Pony Club, is opening its doors today.

In 2015 Moseley was named as the "best urban place to live" by The Sunday Times, with the newspaper citing its 'Arts and Crafts', 'Bohemian culture' and 'Victorian Architecture' as reasons to live in the suburb.[11] This award followed its being highlighted by The Guardian in 2013 as a place to move, with similar reasons being cited.[12] The Guardian also pointed out that if HS2 is built it would be the ideal place for a wealthy London worker to live.[12]

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Every summer Moseley hosts Moseley Festival,[7] a festival of arts and culture that sees people in the community come together and hold a series of music, art, food, cultural and sporting events.