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Birmingham City Council Leader Councillor Ian Ward has hailed the 14,000 Commonwealth Games volunteers as 'the beating heart of Birmingham 2022'.

Known as the Commonwealth Collective, the army of volunteers in their distinctive orange and grey uniforms have become a familiar and very popular sight at Games venues and across the city over the last ten days.

A Birmingham City University nursing student has been recognised for his dedication to his chosen career path in the latest Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Alex Griffiths, a second-year student on the University’s MSci Adult and Child Nursing degree, has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to the NHS and community in the West Midlands during the Covid pandemic.

Former England player and WLV Sport ambassador, Kerys Harrop, blogs about witnessing the incredible performance of England’s Lionesses as they’re crowned winners of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Championships.

“Well, what a day it was yesterday! I have hardly slept and this morning, I have woken up to continue to read and watch all of the content about the Lionesses winning the Women’s European Championships!

Create Central, the West Midlands trade body for the creative content sector, has assembled a star-studded array of home-grown industry talent to join its existing membership to act as global roving ambassadors for the region.

Create Central Chair Ed Shedd said: “I’m delighted to announce that Sir Lenny Henry has agreed to be a Create Central Champion, alongside Steven Knight, Adil Ray, Marverine Cole, Angela Ferreira, and more amazing industry leaders.