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Here's why Chiltern Railways passengers have to put up with trains that are too hot or cold

Rail firm admits passengers just have to suffer because train heating settings can only be changed in a depot overnight

If you've ever found yourself stuck in sweltering heat on a Chiltern Railways train, there's a simple explanation - they can't turn the temperature down while the train ...

today 15:19 open_in_new
Sandwell council wants to liquefy dead bodies and flush them down the drain in eco-friendly cremation alternative

Water companies are refusing permission for Sandwell Council to flush remains down drains

A council in the West Midlands has seen its proposal to offer an eco-friendly alternative to cremation hit a blockage.

Water companies are refusing permission for Sandwell Council to flush ...

today 15:19 open_in_new
Sandwell council wants to liquefy dead bodies and flush them down the drain in eco-friendly cremation alternative

Water companies are refusing permission for Sandwell Council to flush remains down drains

A council in the West Midlands has seen its proposal to offer an eco-friendly alternative to cremation hit a blockage.

Water companies are refusing permission for Sandwell Council to flush ...

today 15:19 open_in_new
End the confusion over who is responsible for making tower blocks safe, says Grenfell inquiry chair

Birmingham City Council is one of a number of authorities locked in a row with Government over funding to ensure tower blocks are safe

There is confusion over who is responsible for making tower blocks safe, the head of an inquiry into safety following the Grenfell Tower fire has ...

today 15:19 open_in_new
End the confusion over who is responsible for making tower blocks safe, says Grenfell inquiry chair

Birmingham City Council is one of a number of authorities locked in a row with Government over funding to ensure tower blocks are safe

There is confusion over who is responsible for making tower blocks safe, the head of an inquiry into safety following the Grenfell Tower fire has ...

today 15:19 open_in_new
Here's why Chiltern Railways passengers have to put up with trains that are too hot or cold

Rail firm admits passengers just have to suffer because train heating settings can only be changed in a depot overnight

If you've ever found yourself stuck in sweltering heat on a Chiltern Railways train, there's a simple explanation - they can't turn the temperature down while the train ...

today 15:19 open_in_new
Deakin & Francis launches new London store

Historic Jewellery Quarter business which dates back to 1780s has opened new site in boutique shopping arcade

A family jeweller based in Birmingham has opened a new store in London.

Deakin & Francis, which was established in 1786 and is based at Regent Place in the city's ...

today 06:53 open_in_new
Deakin & Francis launches new London store

Historic Jewellery Quarter business which dates back to 1780s has opened new site in boutique shopping arcade

A family jeweller based in Birmingham has opened a new store in London.

Deakin & Francis, which was established in 1786 and is based at Regent Place in the city's ...

today 06:53 open_in_new
Big moment for £700m Paradise development as first office block topped off

PwC have agreed deal for entire One Chamberlain Square building

The first office block on the £700 million Paradise development has been topped out - marking a major milestone for the £700 million project.

The eight storey building, called One Chamberlain Square, will be ...

today 06:53 open_in_new
Big moment for £700m Paradise development as first office block topped off

PwC have agreed deal for entire One Chamberlain Square building

The first office block on the £700 million Paradise development has been topped out - marking a major milestone for the £700 million project.

The eight storey building, called One Chamberlain Square, will be ...

today 06:53 open_in_new
Here's how Labour and rebel Conservative MPs could delay Brexit

MPs could this week block Theresa May's plan to make March 29 2019 our official Brexit day

It was a dramatic moment when Theresa May lost a vote about Brexit in the Commons last week.

Labour MPs cheered, but they couldn’t have defeated the Government without the help of ...

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Here's how Labour and rebel Conservative MPs could delay Brexit

MPs could this week block Theresa May's plan to make March 29 2019 our official Brexit day

It was a dramatic moment when Theresa May lost a vote about Brexit in the Commons last week.

Labour MPs cheered, but they couldn’t have defeated the Government without the help of ...

yesterday 00:51 open_in_new
More than 5,000 homeless children and pregnant women are in temporary accommodation

Official figures reveal shocking scale of homelessness in West Midlands

More than 5,000 West Midlands children and expectant mothers are forced to live in temporary accommodation because they are homeless.

The shocking scale of the homelessness problem in the region is revealed by ...

2017-12-16 22:43 open_in_new
More than 5,000 homeless children and pregnant women are in temporary accommodation

Official figures reveal shocking scale of homelessness in West Midlands

More than 5,000 West Midlands children and expectant mothers are forced to live in temporary accommodation because they are homeless.

The shocking scale of the homelessness problem in the region is revealed by ...

2017-12-16 22:43 open_in_new
Alert for dog owners as pet dies from deadly Alabama rot in Birmingham

First ever victim in city after Edgbaston fatality

Vets are warning pet owners to be on their guard from a deadly disease killing dogs with the first ever Birmingham canine victim.

Alabama Rot has claimed the life of a dog which was walked in Edgbaston with another dog losing its ...

2017-12-16 15:21 open_in_new
Food guide lists city restaurant among top eateries BEFORE it has opened

NRI, due to open at Mailbox in 2018, features in Harden's Best UK Restaurants 2018

A restaurant guide has listed a Birmingham restaurant in its top UK eateries BEFORE it has even opened.

The prestigious Harden’s Best UK Restaurants 2018, which says it is one of the country’s most ...

2017-12-16 12:09 open_in_new
How pensioners can save money on bus fares

Discount will help over 60s who work, have early hospital appointments or do the school run

Pensioners who need to get to early hospital appointments or go to work will be able to save money on the buses in the New Year.

The free travel passes for over 60s cannot currently be used ...

2017-12-16 12:09 open_in_new
How pensioners can save money on bus fares

Discount will help over 60s who work, have early hospital appointments or do the school run

Pensioners who need to get to early hospital appointments or go to work will be able to save money on the buses in the New Year.

The free travel passes for over 60s cannot currently be used ...

2017-12-16 12:09 open_in_new
These Christmas offers in Digbeth are awesome

Andy Parker, from the Custard Factory in the city's Creative Quarter reveals the top Christmas offers on festive goods in Digbeth - and how you can save cash with this blog post

Our finest gifts we bring pa-rum-pum-pum-pum, rum-pum-pum-pum, rum-pum-pum-pum.

Christmas is here and the ...

2017-12-15 17:05 open_in_new
These Christmas offers in Digbeth are awesome

Andy Parker, from the Custard Factory in the city's Creative Quarter reveals the top Christmas offers on festive goods in Digbeth - and how you can save cash with this blog post

Our finest gifts we bring pa-rum-pum-pum-pum, rum-pum-pum-pum, rum-pum-pum-pum.

Christmas is here and the ...

2017-12-15 17:05 open_in_new
The best restaurants in Birmingham according to Harden's Guide 2018

Michelin restaurants such as Adams, Purnell's and Carters of Moseley are included alongside Lasan and Original Patty Men

Six Birmingham restaurants have been named among the best in the UK by Harden’s Best Restaurant Guide 2018.

The yearly guide is based on one of the country’s ...

2017-12-15 17:05 open_in_new