A time lapse video showing how the demolition of Birmingham’s landmark Central Library evolved has been released online.
A fifth of rail passengers have to stand when travelling on trains in and out of Birmingham every day, according to a new report.
Live coverage followed by preview of Saturday's Women's Super League One game between Doncaster Rovers Belles and Birmingham City Ladies.
Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew is to remain with the Championship club, as there is no release clause in his contract.
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Birmingham City boss Gary Rowett outlines his rivals' 'massive' buying potential after being outbid for Che Adams.
Prof Swaran Singh from the University of Warwick ponders mental health and the response to the EU referendum vote...
Street preacher charged after verbally abusing a woman in the city centre.
Premier League newcomers Middlesbrough sign Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan on a two-year contract.
Turner Prize winning Gillian Wearing given top university honour in her home city.
Shotgun fired at the ceiling in a chicken shop on Coventry Road.
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New-look square outside Library of Birmingham is due to open by summer 2018 if planning permission is granted next week...
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Firefighters are dealing with an explosion inside a house on Burton’s Park Rd in Solihull.
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As news comes in that over 50 CLPs have voted to support Jeremy Corbyn, another side of the coin has been revealed.
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West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson has pledged to make the force “look like the region it serves” by recruiting more police officers from BME communities.
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Five days on from my last update on the demolition of the former Birmingham Central Library, http://birminghamcentral.
Call for improved transport infrastructure post-Brexit.
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The Jewellery Quarter has all the ingredients to be a vibrant place: a central location, young people, beautiful buildings and trendy bars.
Today was the first day we led the catechesis in the lovely ‘Sacred heart of Jesus’ church which is located not too far away from us! We had people come from Scotland and Canada joining in which was great seeing other people from around the world...
Archbishop Bernard Longley talks to Sky News about the murder of 85-year-old French priest Father Jacques HamelCatholic Archdiocese of Birmingham 27 Jul
Archbishop Bernard Longley talks to Sky News about the murder of 85-year-old French priest Father Jacques Hamel.
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Brits abroad!!: Opening Mass: The post Images from Krakow! appeared first on The Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham .
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Today was so emotional, I cannot even begin to explain! We had to get up at 6am which was a struggle as I didn’t get to sleep until 2am, but we managed it.
Today, we woke up early with our host family, excited for the opening Mass of the new church! The Mass was beautiful in an amazing church! The music sounded like angels were calling.
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The men's fashion guide to crisp, cool style this summer, from the experts at Browse Magazine.
Of your charity, please pray for the Repose of the Soul of Reverend Bernard Thomas Maddox Priest of the Archdiocese who died on Saturday 9th July 2016 at Oulton Abbey Nursing Home, Oulton The Reception of the Body with Mass will be at Ss.
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ONE of the largest festivals in the UK celebrating the South Asian community will take place in Birmingham this Sunday.
A BIRMINGHAM restaurant has appointed Daniel Andrade as its head chef, and the Madeira-born chef has already launched a new menu.
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30 Jul 2016 - Workshop at Birmingham Printmakers The course will cover everything you need to get started.
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30 Jul 2016 - Community at Beckett's Farm (suitable for under 18s) The Craft Fair is back, and it’s bigger than ever.
31 Jul 2016 - Community at Weoley Castle FREE (suitable for under 18s) Join us for a day of medieval fun! See knights do battle on the ruins, learn about the medieval history of the castle and medieval remedies, take part in craft activities and more.
31 Jul 2016 - Spoken Word at Waterstone's Solihull Everyone welcome, Muggles, Witches, Wizards and even Malfoys.
29 Jul 2016 - Spoken Word at Waterstone's, High Street FREE (suitable for under 18s) Hear the stories behind the largest saxon gold find from the author of this new children's book, plus ask the author questions and get your book signed...
28 Jul 2016 - Spoken Word at Waterstone's, High Street (suitable for under 18s) Join us for story time, colouring in and create your own bear ears...
We’re delighted to announce that Birmingham BBQ specialists, Low ‘n’ Slow , will be taking over the HH every Thursday to Sunday throughout August.
We’re pleased to announce that This Is Tmrw will be brining Alex Cameron to the HH on Tuesday 15th November.
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A street preacher has been charged with public order offences for allegedly shouting verbal abuse at a woman in Birmingham city centre and swearing at her “for wearing tight jeans”.
Police are preparing to join the community for the fun-filled Birmingham Mela this weekend.
The last member of a Birmingham-based gang that dealt illegal guns and ammo to criminals is now behind bars after spending more than a year trying to evade justice by going to ground in Pakistan.
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A man and two teenagers are set to appear in court next month accused of burglary at a school in Washwood Heath.
A couple have appeared in court on suspicion of dealing drugs from their Birmingham tower block flat and storing a sawn-off shotgun at the address.
People think the road we live on is a racing track there is families with young children on this road today 30/07/16 I witnessed a near accident when a car doing about 70mph nearly write his car off but they all drive like that up and down ...
Black bags, not collected yesterday, now split and contents spreading Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 12 Fowlmere Road, Great Barr Report on FixMyStreet...
There is a constant water leak from the property of 43 Calshot Road that runs out onto the street and covers the pavement making it slippy.
Few bin bags been left as bin men clearly have not taken Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Willoughby Grove, Selly Oak Report on FixMyStreet...
Cars constantly parking on the pavement/pedestrian crossing just outside the driveway into the houses, on Chester Road.
Willmott Dixon vans always park in pavements both side at top of Partons road b14 - between 8 am and 9am every morning - dangerous for cars and pedestrians Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 62...
Customers at Tandis hairdresser / barber keep parking on double yellow lines - dangerous and anti social Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 7 Kings Road, Kings Heath Report on FixMyStreet...
Customers at Tandis keep parking on yellow lines - dangerous for cars turning in Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 270 Vicarage Road, Kings Heath Report on FixMyStreet...
Another bin overflowing - needs emptying Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 35 Kings Road, Kings Heath Report on FixMyStreet...
Shop bin overflowing again 50 ft area aound shop requires cleaning and sweeping - lots of litter Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 11 Partons Road, Kings Heath Report on FixMyStreet...