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Leamington Spa bowled over to be part of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid

Home of Bowls England and the English National Bowls Championships revealed as Lawn Bowls and Para Lawn Bowls venue for Birmingham 2022 Bid News coincides with Queen’s Baton Relay visit to Victoria Park Royal Leamington Spa’s Victoria Park, home of Bowls England and the English National Bowls Championships, has been revealed as the Lawn Bowls […]

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Eurostar arrives in Brum as training for National College for High Speed Rail

National College for High Speed Rail receives donation of Eurostar ‘power car’ from Alstom Former high-speed train will be used for virtual reality training at the college in Birmingham Birmingham today welcomed a symbol of the city’s and region’s future employment prospects with the delivery of a newly refurbished Eurostar power car – the latest arrival […]

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Basketball and Urban Street Festival at heart of Brum bid

Birmingham’s Victoria Square would transform into a sporting and cultural landmark for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, as the bid team unveils the city centre location as the venue for 3×3 Basketball and 3×3 Wheelchair Basketball. Set against the historic backdrop of the Council House and Town Hall, 3×3 Basketball in the open-air of Victoria […]

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Villa Park: spectacular 2022 venue

Rugby 7s is a fantastic showcase of sport, demonstrating energy, skill and passion, with both players and fans actively engaging in the game. As one of the Midlands’ premier sports stadiums that successfully hosted Rugby World Cup fixtures for the 2015 Championship, Villa Park Stadium, with 42,700 seats and home to English Football League club […]

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Books of Remembrance relocated to Library of Birmingham

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Books of Remembrance previously housed in the Hall of Memory can now be viewed on the ground floor of the Library of Birmingham. The books have been moved to the library on a temporary basis as access to the Hall of Memory has been closed to allow the first phase of redevelopment works to take […]

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Young athletes back the Birmingham 2022 bid

Five talented young Midlands athletes from a range of sports gathered in Birmingham yesterday (July 31) to reveal why they are backing Birmingham’s 2022 Commonwealth Games bid. The athletes also took the opportunity to celebrate Birmingham’s achievement in being shortlisted for the final phase of assessment in the UK Candidate City Selection Process for a […]

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US athletics stars take part in city Sports Festival

To coincide with USA Track and Field’s training camp in Birmingham, a community sports festival took place in the city’s Perry Park – right next door to the Alexander Stadium, where some of the world’s best athletes are fine tuning their preparations for the IAAF World Championships in London. The sports festival was organised by […]

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Tackling Brum’s housing shortage with creative thinking

Cabinet has approved a raft of measures to address the housing shortage in Birmingham today (Tuesday 25 July) with three specialist housing reports. ‘Incentivising self-build in the city’ puts forward a series of proposals to enable the development of new homes for self and custom build in Birmingham, including identifying and disposing of suitable council-owned […]

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City work on extremism honoured in the USA

City's work on extremism honoured in the US city of Denver: https://t.co/vUif2cOJ36 @waqarahmed1 @TristanJFC @KennedyJacqui @BrumLeader pic.twitter.com/BmCL1gEBcN — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) July 25, 2017 As part of the latest phase of an information sharing project on how to better tackle extremism, the City and County of Denver has proclaimed this week as Birmingham PREVENT Violence […]

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Green Flag success for Birmingham parks and crematoria

It’s official – Birmingham has 17 of Britain’s best green spaces. Kings Norton Park wins Green Flag status for the first time this year, while 14 other Birmingham parks have retained theirs. Sutton Coldfield Crematorium and Kings Norton Cemetery have also retained their Green Flag status. The accolade, awarded by Keep Britain Tidy, recognises and […]

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