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Birmingham city council approves World Athletics Road Running Championships bid

The city council's Cabinet today approved a proposal to help cement Birmingham’s reputation as a host of major international sporting events. Cabinet Members have approved the submission of a city bid for the right to stage the World Athletics Road Running Championships in 2023 or 2024. The event is scheduled in a format that would deliver a festival of running for the city. The programme would include the Men’s Half […]

todayMay 18, 2021

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Birmingham’s tram network begins journey towards tackling climate change

  West Midlands Metro has taken delivery of the first of eight new state-of-the-art trams arriving this year ahead of the expansion of the region’s network. The vehicle, which weighs 45.5 tonnes, has been carefully lowered down a specially built ramp onto the track. The eight trams, manufactured to order by CAF, are arriving in the West Midlands over the next few months. The first five will be put into […]

todayMay 16, 2021