Category Archives: All the News

Brum’s Spectacular Commonwealth Games Closure Display

If you missed the closing Commonwealth Games ceremony, then one thing you must do today is watch Birmingham’s brilliant contribution…

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Crescent Theatre – Another Local Gem of Birmingham

Its amateur status, let’s you get involved with a vast variety of volunteer activities and hence meeting other people like yourself with common interests. The performances presented on stage are varied and involve amateurs as well as professionals, all with … Continue reading

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Spring is Happening Despite the Beast from the East

Last Sunday, 25 March, there was a short respite from the long, cold winter when the notoriously changeable British weather shook off the beast from the east and gave us a sunny treat…

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Road Improvement Scheme Consultations

Birmingham Connected – “In partnership with Transport for West Midlands and Midland Metro Alliance, we are currently consulting on a number of changes to road layouts, mostly to improve access for public transport. We encourage you to view the proposals … Continue reading

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New Restrictions in Sheepcote Street Limit Access to KEW

Transport for West Midlands, Birmingham City Council and Midland Metro Alliance are working together to limit the use of Sheepcote Street by cars. This will lead to a slightly more tortuous approach to KEW Phase 1.   

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Homelessness In Our City – How You Can Help

Homelessness, Living on the Streets, Rough Sleeping and Hardship is unfortunately very common in our city today. The image on the left gives a cheery front to these problems, but for those who suffer from them it is not funny … Continue reading

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A Free Public Meeting About HS2 and Homelessness

Come along this Saturday, 24 February, to the Hyatt Hotel in Broad Street at 10:30am and find out the current status and future plans from key people on HS2 Implementation and in dealing with Homelessness. 

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Distillery Applies for Extra Hours, Music and Films

The Distillery pub across the canal from KEW seems to be trying very hard to survive and, further, be a success unlike the building’s former incarnations. But will it’s ambitions be popular with KEW Residents?

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War On Litter in Birmingham Ladywood Constituency

Our city centre MP Shabana Mahmood, fed up with litter dumping, is asking for our help in fighting this problem.

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Birmingham Connected Update – January 2018

This is the latest update containing transport news and information for the city. **NOTE: Contains crucial information on new restrictions around BROAD STREET from Monday 29 January. See Westside improvement works (below).**

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