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Impose height limit for new homes, say Solihull villagers

Houses should not extend beyond two and a half storeys - call

Villagers in Solihull are pushing for a limit to be placed on the height of new homes built in their community.

In the latest draft of its Neighbourhood Development Plan, Berkswell Parish Council has said that ...

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Impose height limit for new homes, say Solihull villagers

Houses should not extend beyond two and a half storeys - call

Villagers in Solihull are pushing for a limit to be placed on the height of new homes built in their community.

In the latest draft of its Neighbourhood Development Plan, Berkswell Parish Council has said that ...

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Sir Robert Peel hospital in Tamworth to miss out breast screening until 2021

Building work means Tamworth women will have to travel to Burton hospital for vital screenings

The mobile breast screening unit that comes to Sir Robert Peel Hospital every three years will not be accommodated at the hospital this year due to ongoing building work.

As a ...

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Here's why Birmingham city centre should have a massive park

Council should turn former Wholesale Market site into green space say campaigners

Birmingham needs a city centre park to improve the health and quality of life for citizens.

Greener Birmingham, a coalition of campaign groups, are calling for more parks and open spaces to accompany ...

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Sir Robert Peel hospital in Tamworth to miss out breast screening until 2021

Building work means Tamworth women will have to travel to Burton hospital for vital screenings

The mobile breast screening unit that comes to Sir Robert Peel Hospital every three years will not be accommodated at the hospital this year due to ongoing building work.

As a ...

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Decision delayed over future of Police and Crime Commissioner role

The responsibility of Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) could be taken over by the West Midlands Mayor

The West Midlands Combined Authority reached a rocky compromise over the future of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) during a tense board meeting today (Friday).

Council ...

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Decision delayed over future of Police and Crime Commissioner role

The responsibility of Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) could be taken over by the West Midlands Mayor

The West Midlands Combined Authority reached a rocky compromise over the future of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) during a tense board meeting today (Friday).

Council ...

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How congestion on Birmingham's major roads is getting worse and worse

Data released by the Department for Transport today shows average speeds on A-roads across Birmingham are continuing to drop

If you feel your daily commute has been getting slower - it turns out you are right.

Data released by the Department for Transport today shows average speeds ...

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How congestion on Birmingham's major roads is getting worse and worse

Data released by the Department for Transport today shows average speeds on A-roads across Birmingham are continuing to drop

If you feel your daily commute has been getting slower - it turns out you are right.

Data released by the Department for Transport today shows average speeds ...

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Sparkhill residents waited a day for council help following May floods

Flood has cost paint making business £500,000 while many residents are still battling for repairs

Families hit by the Birmingham floods in May did not see a council representative for 20 hours after the rains hit, an inquiry has heard.

While emergency support was swift to reach some ...

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Sparkhill residents waited a day for council help following May floods

Flood has cost paint making business £500,000 while many residents are still battling for repairs

Families hit by the Birmingham floods in May did not see a council representative for 20 hours after the rains hit, an inquiry has heard.

While emergency support was swift to reach some ...

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Here are the three things that could happen next with Brexit

Theresa May has three options, but none of them are perfect

Boris Johnson was quite right when he delivered his resignation speech to the House of Commons last week.

The former Foreign Secretary was one of the leading figures in the EU referendum campaign in 2016, touring the country ...

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Here are the three things that could happen next with Brexit

Theresa May has three options, but none of them are perfect

Boris Johnson was quite right when he delivered his resignation speech to the House of Commons last week.

The former Foreign Secretary was one of the leading figures in the EU referendum campaign in 2016, touring the country ...

2018-07-21 20:53 open_in_new
Here's why Birmingham city centre should have a massive park

Council should turn former Wholesale Market site into green space say campaigners

Birmingham needs a city centre park to improve the health and quality of life for citizens.

Greener Birmingham, a coalition of campaign groups, are calling for more parks and open spaces to accompany ...

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See Inside TV chef Aktar Islam's new restaurant in Birmingham

Opheem will open in Summer Row in May

Birmingham TV chef Aktar Islam has revealed where he is planning to open his new city centre restaurant.

Opheem is due to open in Summer Row in May on the site which used to be Mechu bar.

Aktar is the former chef director of Lasan Group in ...

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See Inside TV chef Aktar Islam's new restaurant in Birmingham

Opheem will open in Summer Row in May

Birmingham TV chef Aktar Islam has revealed where he is planning to open his new city centre restaurant.

Opheem is due to open in Summer Row in May on the site which used to be Mechu bar.

Aktar is the former chef director of Lasan Group in ...

2018-07-21 13:32 open_in_new
Back Theresa May or prepare for a disastrous 'no-deal' Brexit, warns Tory MP Andrew Mitchell

Young people will suffer if we leave the EU without a deal - and Conservatives will get the blame, says Birmingham MP

Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell has warned MPs to back Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal - or prepare for a disastrous “no deal” Brexit which would make the country ...

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Back Theresa May or prepare for a disastrous 'no-deal' Brexit, warns Tory MP Andrew Mitchell

Young people will suffer if we leave the EU without a deal - and Conservatives will get the blame, says Birmingham MP

Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell has warned MPs to back Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal - or prepare for a disastrous “no deal” Brexit which would make the country ...

2018-07-21 11:26 open_in_new
West Midlands town to be left with no banks

Lloyds has announced plans to shut its branch in Coleshill branch leaving the town with just one building society

A West Midlands town is set to lose its final bank branch later this year.

Lloyds has announced it is shutting its branch in High Street, Coleshill, on October 15 ...

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West Midlands town to be left with no banks

Lloyds has announced plans to shut its branch in Coleshill branch leaving the town with just one building society

A West Midlands town is set to lose its final bank branch later this year.

Lloyds has announced it is shutting its branch in High Street, Coleshill, on October 15 ...

2018-07-21 10:23 open_in_new
Tony Iommi: Ozzy helped me through my darkest cancer days

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has told how Ozzy Osbourne and his bandmates helped him through his darkest days when he was diagnosed with cancer two years ago

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has told how Ozzy Osbourne and his bandmates helped him through his darkest days, when he ...

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