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Closure of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery delayed until after Commonwealth Games

The three-year closure will now happen after the city hosts the Commonwealth Games

The three-year closure of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery has been delayed until after the city hosts the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

Earlier this year it emerged that the attraction at Chamberlain ...

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Closure of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery delayed until after Commonwealth Games

The three-year closure will now happen after the city hosts the Commonwealth Games

The three-year closure of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery has been delayed until after the city hosts the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

Earlier this year it emerged that the attraction at Chamberlain ...

today 17:26 open_in_new
This is the most crowded neighbourhood in Birmingham - do you live there?

New research has looked at the size and population of every one of 640 neighbourhoods in the city

It's the most crowded neighbourhood in Birmingham - where each person has less than 40 square metres each of space.

New research has looked at the size and population of every one of 640 ...

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Government minister resigns over delay in FOBT sanctions

Tracey Crouch has resigned as sports minister over delays to a crackdown on maximum stakes for highly-addictive gambling machines

In May 2018, the Government announced plans to curb the maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT’s), from £100 to just £2 and the new ...

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Job loss fears and uncertainty inside Jaguar Land Rover - angry workers speak out

We've spoken to a number of workers stationed at plants across Birmingham and Solihull

Aggrieved staff at Jaguar Land Rover plants have lifted the lid on "anger" and "bitterness" among colleagues, with one whistle-blower revealing how "most people are waiting for ...

today 14:17 open_in_new
Job loss fears and uncertainty inside Jaguar Land Rover - angry workers speak out

We've spoken to a number of workers stationed at plants across Birmingham and Solihull

Aggrieved staff at Jaguar Land Rover plants have lifted the lid on "anger" and "bitterness" among colleagues, with one whistle-blower revealing how "most people are waiting for ...

today 14:17 open_in_new
Birmingham will 'slowly strangle itself' without a monorail, claim

Buses and trams will not solve congestion, says campaigner

A decision to opt for metro and bus transport improvements instead of a 'fully funded' monorail system will see the region 'strangle itself' with congestion, a prominent campaigner has said.

Neil Maybury believes that ...

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Birmingham will 'slowly strangle itself' without a monorail, claim

Buses and trams will not solve congestion, says campaigner

A decision to opt for metro and bus transport improvements instead of a 'fully funded' monorail system will see the region 'strangle itself' with congestion, a prominent campaigner has said.

Neil Maybury believes that ...

today 13:14 open_in_new
A People's Vote may be the only answer to Brexit chaos

Birmingham MP Richard Burden says if Parliament rejects both Theresa May’s deal and leaving the EU without a deal, then a people’s vote may yet be the only way to break the logjam.

Cards on the table, I campaigned and voted to Remain in the 2016 referendum. I have not changed my mind. ...

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A People's Vote may be the only answer to Brexit chaos

Birmingham MP Richard Burden says if Parliament rejects both Theresa May’s deal and leaving the EU without a deal, then a people’s vote may yet be the only way to break the logjam.

Cards on the table, I campaigned and voted to Remain in the 2016 referendum. I have not changed my mind. ...

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'Floozie in the Jacuzzi' fountain could flow again in Birmingham

The water feature was turned off in 2013 but could be turned back on thanks to a £5m investment

Hopes that the iconic 'Floozie in the Jacuzzi' fountain could flow again have been revived thanks to a £5m investment into improving Birmingham city centre.

City council leader Ian ...

today 11:08 open_in_new
'Floozie in the Jacuzzi' fountain could flow again in Birmingham

The water feature was turned off in 2013 but could be turned back on thanks to a £5m investment

Hopes that the iconic 'Floozie in the Jacuzzi' fountain could flow again have been revived thanks to a £5m investment into improving Birmingham city centre.

City council leader Ian ...

today 11:08 open_in_new
Revealed: The car brands most commonly carjacked in the West Midlands

BirminghamLive investigation into the rise of drivers being targeted

Ford cars and vans were the model most commonly targeted by carjackers and vehicle thieves over the past financial year, official figures show.

The brand was the most frequently stolen, followed by Vauxhall, BMW, ...

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This is the most crowded neighbourhood in Birmingham - do you live there?

New research has looked at the size and population of every one of 640 neighbourhoods in the city

It's the most crowded neighbourhood in Birmingham - where each person has less than 40 square metres each of space.

New research has looked at the size and population of every one of 640 ...

today 07:59 open_in_new
Revealed: The car brands most commonly carjacked in the West Midlands

BirminghamLive investigation into the rise of drivers being targeted

Ford cars and vans were the model most commonly targeted by carjackers and vehicle thieves over the past financial year, official figures show.

The brand was the most frequently stolen, followed by Vauxhall, BMW, ...

today 07:59 open_in_new
New board members at Solihull BID

Quintet of business leaders join Solihull Business Improvement District

Solihull Business Improvement District has appointed five new board members to help influence and shape the direction of the town centre.

They are Tony Elvin and Edward Holland, general managers of Touchwood ...

today 07:59 open_in_new
New board members at Solihull BID

Quintet of business leaders join Solihull Business Improvement District

Solihull Business Improvement District has appointed five new board members to help influence and shape the direction of the town centre.

They are Tony Elvin and Edward Holland, general managers of Touchwood ...

today 07:59 open_in_new
New funding to create West Midlands construction hubs

Combined authority secures £2.3m to support training the next generation of construction workers

Construction hubs which will train almost 1,500 people are to be established in the West Midlands after £2.3 million in new funding was awarded to the project.

The money will be ...

today 07:59 open_in_new
New funding to create West Midlands construction hubs

Combined authority secures £2.3m to support training the next generation of construction workers

Construction hubs which will train almost 1,500 people are to be established in the West Midlands after £2.3 million in new funding was awarded to the project.

The money will be ...

today 07:59 open_in_new
'Floozie in the Jacuzzi' fountain could flow again in Birmingham

The water feature was turned off in 2013 but could be turned back on thanks to a £5m investment

Hopes that the iconic 'Floozie in the Jacuzzi' fountain could flow again have been revived thanks to a £5m investment into improving Birmingham city centre.

City council leader Ian ...

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'Floozie in the Jacuzzi' fountain could flow again in Birmingham

The water feature was turned off in 2013 but could be turned back on thanks to a £5m investment

Hopes that the iconic 'Floozie in the Jacuzzi' fountain could flow again have been revived thanks to a £5m investment into improving Birmingham city centre.

City council leader Ian ...

yesterday 18:20 open_in_new