CRIME fiction writer Adam Creed will be talking about his novels to fans at Bleakhouse Library, Oldbury, on Thursday May 23 from 7pm until 8pm, as part of Big Book Fortnight.

Tickets, priced £3 and £1.50 for concessions, can be booked by ringing 0121 422 2798 or emailing

Forensics for real will be the topic for a free talk by West Midlands Police at the town’s Brandhall Library on Friday May 17 from 2pm until 3pm. To book ring 0121 422 5270 or email