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Thursday, 28 May 2020 03:13

A University of Wolverhampton student is taking a novel approach to talking about mental health and wellbeing by illustrating the issues that children face in a new book. Bethany Pickford, a third...

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Thursday, 28 May 2020 02:41

Art for Charity, a collective of creatives and entrepreneurs from Birmingham, has launched the ‘Forward In Unity’ art project with the creation of its first dedicated artwork in Digbeth,...

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Thursday, 28 May 2020 02:38

The news that anyone in England can now move house, as long as they follow new government guidance, will be welcomed by the 450,000 buyers and renters who have been unable to move since...

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Thursday, 28 May 2020 02:33

One in ten UK couples say lockdown has led them to plan a new baby, a national study* has revealed.Those most likely to plan for a lockdown baby live in London (18%), the North-east (18%) and...

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Thursday, 28 May 2020 02:28

The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, is continuing to host conference calls on the COVID-19 crisis. These meetings are moving to every two weeks rather than weekly. The next...

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Tuesday, 26 May 2020 04:26

Fears of another Grenfell-type fire are stunting the spread of wood-based buildings in the UK. The government is planning to reduce the maximum height of wood-framed buildings from six storeys to...

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Monday, 25 May 2020 03:11

Tributes have been paid following the death of well respected former Birmingham city councillor, Don Brown, who died following a long illness. A former Labour Councillor, he was elected for...

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Sunday, 24 May 2020 04:58

Jordan Johnson is organizing this fundraiser on behalf of OSCAR BIRMINGHAM LTD.  Donations eligible for Gift Aid. As a result of this tragic and untimely parting of our beloved Sister and...

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Saturday, 23 May 2020 04:24

Newspapers will no longer have their sales figures automatically published, the industry's auditor has said. The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC), which records and audits sales, usually...

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Saturday, 23 May 2020 04:15

Labour’s Shadow Mayor of the West Midlands, Liam Byrne, is to establish a fact-finding taskforce across the seven boroughs and cities of the West Midlands to uncover the truth surrounding the higher...

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Thursday, 21 May 2020 01:50

The UK government is considering the idea of introducing an extra bank holiday, possibly in October around the same time a half-term. The original idea was put forward by the United Kingdom’s...

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Monday, 18 May 2020 02:44

As the UK government have declared their intention to open an inquiry into the inexplicable inequality, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has called for the ethnicity of people who have died through...

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Thursday, 14 May 2020 03:43

The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, will be hosting a national online Iftar, the meal that marks to Muslims the ending of daily fasting during Ramadan. The event has been organised by...

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Sunday, 10 May 2020 03:54

Friday May 8 marked 75 years since Nazi Germany formally surrendered to the Allied Forces and World War Two (WW II) came to an end. Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked the VE Day generation, when...

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Sunday, 10 May 2020 03:50

This year’s Notting Hill Carnival has been cancelled due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic. About one million people usually attend the annual event in west London, which was due to take place...

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Sunday, 10 May 2020 03:45

A sculpture that honours the work carried out by NHS and care workers has been revealed in a park in the West Midlands. The four-metre tall structure made from steel and other metals is of a winged...