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One of the biggest supermarkets in Birmingham is looking to help those in need this Christmas. Tesco, which operates multiple stores across the city and throughout the West Midlands, are looking to make a difference. The supermarket giant is asking peopl
Midland Labour council leaders are embroiled in a war of words over claims the region’s local government pension fund has wasted £1 billion on management fees – one describing the other as ‘Mr Pompous’. Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy and his
A leading West Midlands Mayor candidate has pledged a fairer deal for commuters after a major price hike. The pledge came as the rail industry announced that commuters faced an average price hike of 2.3 per cent from January 2 – despite major problems wi
It seemed almost inevitable that no matter what the Government says about protecting the green belt it would eventually allow the construction of 6,000 homes and a major industrial site on fields to the east of Sutton Coldfield. Once the official assessm
Spending on culture, heritage and the arts has been slashed by £24 million since 2010 across the West Midlands. And the region has suffered the biggest fall in funding in the country. The figures were published by Tom Watson, the Black Country MP and Lab
A Labour pressure group associated with a number of West Midlands MPs including Tom Watson is raising money to fight the “hard left”, including the Momentum group which backs Jeremy Corbyn. Labour First is asking for donations to raise £40,000 for a full
Immigration is at its highest level ever, new official figures show. Over a 12 month period, 650,000 immigrants came to the UK - the highest number ever recorded. Another 315,000 people left the UK in the same period. Migrants coming in to the UK include
More than 600 people spent a night under the stars in the city centre to raise money for a Birmingham homeless charity. The 27th annual St Basils BIG SleepOut welcomed people to the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral in St Philip's Square on a bitterly cold
More than 300 apartments to rent in Birmingham city centre will be built with the help of a new government funding deal. Housing and planning minister Gavin Barwell has announced today the investment which will support the development of 323 flats by Dan
The former home of Brannigans nightclub in Birmingham's Broad Street is finally set to reopen this month as a German-themed 'bierkeller'. Bar operator Burning Night Group has ploughed more than £2 million into the revamp of the derelict venue to create a
Average starting salaries for West Midlands-based professional roles will grow by an average of 2.6 per cent next year, according to new research. The rises will occur in professional careers such as finance and accounting, financial services, technology
Watch Above: Group of friends help the homeless in Birmingham Rough sleepers have become more visible on the streets of Birmingham as a result of the demolition of buildings like the Central Library and the old ATV studios, it has been claimed. Many peop
Post Office bosses have warned that services at Birmingham's main branch in the city centre could be affected by strike action this weekend. Industrial action is being held this Saturday at the Post Office in Pinfold Street, off Victoria Square, and also
Birmingham's historic Museum and Art Gallery is set for a major overhaul and is asking for the city's backing as it draws up new plans for the future. New displays, exhibitions and facilities, as well as improved access, are all promised following an agr
As reported a few weeks ago, Birmingham City Council is planning a comprehensive renewal of the infrastructure of the Council House complex. This creates a once-in-a-century chance for Birmingham Museums Trust to renew the Museum and Art Gallery , creati
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