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Historic Buildings of Stratford-Upon-Avon

Or, how to view Stratford in a new light. I have visited this top tourist town many times over the last 30 years of living in Birmingham – which city dwellers haven’t! But did I take time to appreciate the … Continue reading

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Important Changes to Roads in Birmingham Westside

If you travel through Five Ways and Broad Street you may have to rethink your route and timing. I attended a drop-in session about this, to get more detailed facts about  the new restrictions.

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Notre Dame As It Was And Hopefully Will Again Become

The disastrous fire of  Monday 15 April almost destroyed the wonderful structure of 7 centuries and the religious centre of France and the focus of the rest of the world. Thanks to the brave firefighters the damage was minimised to … Continue reading

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Birmingham Connected bulletin – 9 April 2019

Transport and travel news and advice, including the opening of the new Birmingham Cycle Revolution A34 cycle route.

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Visit Packwood Gardens to Put a Spring in Your Step

For a feel of Spring try visiting Packwood House just south of Birmingham, about half an hour from KEW outside the rush hours.

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Brum City Gardens Show Off Their Early Spring Flowers

View the spring flowers now in flower in our local gardens.

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Liverpool – A City You Must Visit

  In August 2012 I visited  the City of Liverpool. Now, on return, I visited the central dockland area and was so highly impressed with the cityscape I was greeted with that I had to publish an article about it, … Continue reading

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Broad Street Canal Tunnel Reopens Tomorrow 14 March

Bang on schedule the Broad Street canal tunnel will reopen to boats and towpath walkers on Thursday 14 March.

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What paramedics face on Mad Friday (and others) in Broad Street

Paramedic Mike Duggan describes the problems facing him on a Friday/Saturday in Broad Street. Violence, drunks and honey pot for criminals – what paramedics face on Mad Friday in Broad Street.

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Metro Alliance – Westside Weekly Issue 13

Below is issue 13 of  Westside Weekly newsletter released by the Midland Metro Alliance.

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