Posts Tagged ‘ news ’

Youngsters to attend digital skills event at Birmingham’s Thinktank science museum

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September 23, 2014

Initiative is brainchild of the charity UpRising, one of the top youth leadership development organisations in the country
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Birmingham councillor Deirdre Alden hits back at critics over cycle storm

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September 19, 2014

Edgbaston Tory Coun Deirdre Alden said the plan to create a ‘Cycle City’ was discriminatory, provoking a storm of protest
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Le Monde Fish Bar and Grill restaurant opens in Brindleyplace

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September 6, 2014

Le Monde Fish Bar and Grill has opened to the public in Brindleyplace.
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Chris Upton: Perfect day without a car in the world

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September 4, 2014

I always knew that having a white car would come with cleaning issues, but white was the only colour - or absence of colour - I was offered.
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Councillors hit out after plans for banner adverts in Birmingham are passed

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August 25, 2014

The banner adverts will be draped from lampposts lining 21 main roads, including Hagley Road, Coventry Road and Belgrave Middleway
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Man who bought stun guns over the internet is jailed for five years

A man who imported illegal weapons - including stun guns disguised as mobile phones - from the Far East over the internet has been jailed for more than five years.
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Birmingham Sports Awards: Aston Villa Football Club sponsoring Junior Sportsperson of the Year

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August 14, 2014

Junior Sportsperson of the Year is sponsored by Aston Villa Football Club.
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Midlanders lead the way for football knowledge

Our clubs might have mixed fortunes on the field, but we Midlanders are second only to football fans in the north east when it comes to our knowledge about the beautiful game.
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Game on! Hawthorns to feature in FIFA 15

For years, FIFA players could pretend to be Chris Brunt, James Morrison, Ben Foster and even Peter Odemwingie.
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New head for BPS Birmingham Future

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August 8, 2014

Financial planner Michael Shepherd takes over the chairman's seat from PR professional Suzie Branch
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Brazilians hit back at Birmingham ‘favela’ claims

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July 31, 2014

Blogger says Birmingham would be fortunate to share in the sense of community enjoyed by favelas in Brazil
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Birmingham University’s Chinese partnership to create new research centre

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July 8, 2014

The Joint Centre for Environmental Omics (JCEO), based at the university's Edgbaston campus, will seek to protect environment, health and global biodiversity
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Sacked NHS doctor welcomes whistleblowers’ charter

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June 28, 2014

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced an independent review to "boost safety and transparency and openness" in the NHS.
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Injunction for abusive council tenant

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April 16, 2014
Injunction for abusive council tenant

Meegan Jones (24) of Ringwood Drive, Rednal, has received an 18-month Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction this morning from Birmingham County Court, following her aggressive and confrontational behaviour with Birmingham City Council...
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Pistorius probably ‘on stumps for shooting’

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March 12, 2014

Issue seen as critical to case as it tests assertions about exactly what happened on night Reeva Steenkamp died
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How can we include the governance around climate change?

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February 15, 2014

The floods bring home how climate change is actually relevant to us all, demanding a significant change in the way we make policy and decisions.
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Fire service HQ in Birmingham under threat from HS2 plan

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January 14, 2014

Rail proposals include compulsory purchase of car park and rear yard at Nechells site
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200 schools close across region as teachers strike

More than 200 schools closed across the region today as teachers took part in drastic large-scale strike action – affecting thousands of pupils and parents.
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Birmingham nightclub fight arrests sees six released on bail

Police have bailed six clubbers who were arrested when trouble flared on Birmingham’s Broad Street and left a man from Tipton injured.
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Man dies and police officer hurt in car crashes

A man was killed, a police officer injured and a number of homes evacuated in a series of car crashes across the region.
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Police officers in Birmingham riots trial will not be prosecuted

Prosecutions will not be brought against two police officers who were accused of lying during a trial connected to riots in Birmingham, it was announced today.
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