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West Midlands Hit By Earthquake Tremor

Residents of the West Midlands have taken to social media, stating they felt an 'earthquake type tremor' around 23:00 (21/02/22). People from Wolverhampton, Wednesbury, Walsall, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield and as far as Worcestershire all felt the same tremor, described by one person as a "rumbling noise". Another described the experience  "as though the whole house was shaking". The tremor was minutes later confirmed and recorded by volcanodiscovery.com as a Magnitude […]

today21/02/2022

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Volunteers Wanted For Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Ceremonies

The organisers of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have begun the search to find the volunteer cast, athlete hosts, and existing choirs who will bring this summer’s Opening and Closing Ceremonies to life. The Birmingham 2022 Ceremonies Team is made up of some of the finest West Midlands creative talent, including, theatre director Iqbal Khan, award-winning writer Maeve Clarke, rapper Joshua 'RTKal' Holness, and Peaky Blinders creator, Steven Knight.  This team […]

today13/01/2022

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Public offered a better way to help rough sleepers this winter

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and local councils across the region have launched a new winter campaign to help rough sleepers and those at risk of becoming homeless. ‘There’s a Better Way’ is the latest campaign for the alternative giving scheme, Change into Action, which is now in its fifth year. It asks West Midlands residents to look out for people in their local areas who might be sleeping rough […]

today02/12/2021

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City Council Legacy Plan for Birmingham 2022 is published

  A document detailing how Birmingham City Council plans to maximise the Proud Host City status for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been published. Delivering a Bold Legacy for Birmingham is the council’s legacy plan for the event – with the stated aim of being “A legacy shaped by our people”. It details how the Games can help respond to the main challenges the city already faces, which in […]

today01/12/2021

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HRC Recycling Centre Closure. Upgrades Announced.

In a press release from Birmingham City Council, released today, Birmingham residents are being told that Perry Barr Household Recycling Centre (HRC) will be undertaking major improvements leading to its temporary closure on the 31st of July 2021. Some improvements included for their re-opening of Spring 2023 are: Removal of steps to containers on the site, making it easier for members of the public to use. Visitor entrances, removing the […]

today01/07/2021

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Birmingham’s Southside to be “new front door” of city centre in multi-million investment project

The estimated £9.5 million scheme will deliver improved walking and cycling routes to New Street Station and a new public square adjacent to Birmingham Hippodrome. The improvement works will transform links from New Street Station to Southside District and include a realignment of the pedestrian crossing over Smallbrook Queensway; improvements to pavements on Hurst Street and Ladywell Walk; and improvements to the cycleway on Hill Street. A new public square […]

today17/03/2021

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Gunmen Shots Lead Innocent 35-Year-Old Man to Flee His Home!

Safety fears have raised over a 35-year-old father had to admit to fleeing his home of Birmingham only narrowly escaping with his life while drive-by gunmen fired his way. In shock and confusion, the simple family man had no idea to why he was being targeted by the several men. BirminghamLive's James Rodger covered this in October of last year, describing the CCTV footage of the attack as both 'dramatic' […]

today15/03/2021

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