Birmingham Christmas Parade is cancelled again
Christmas has been cancelled in Birmingham again – or at least the main parade has.
Last year the Christmas Parade was scrapped because of city council budget cuts and it won’t be returning in 2016.
The council tried to find a sponsor to foot the £50,000 bill but has failed to find the funding.
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The colourful procession has traditionally accompanied the switch-on of the Christmas lights and heralded the start of the festive season in the city.
But, while the switch-on will happen on November 17 when the German Market opens, the parade... read more
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