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Cardinal John Henry Newman exhibition

By on 19/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Images from the Cardinal John Henry Newman exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery http://www.bmag.org.uk/events?id=960&start=3 Birmingham's gift to Pope Benedict XVI http://birminghamnewsroom.com/?p=12772 Click on the following link for more images: http://www.flickr.com/groups/birminghamnewsroom/

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A big day for all Birmingham faiths

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Cllr Alan Rudge, Birmingham City Council Cabinet Member for Equalities and Human Resources believes the forthcoming Papal visit is important to people of all faiths in Birmingham. With just hours to go before the visit of Pope Benedict XVI, excitement is understandably mounting across the city. But it would be a mistake to assume this is […]

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Weekend events in Birmingham (Sept 18/19)

By on 17/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Looking for somehing to do in Birmingham this weekend? Try one of the suggestions below. Birmingham welcomes His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI September 19 http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/papalvisit Train for the EDF Birmingham Half Marathon http://bit.ly/9Y7QmS Keep fit at your nearest leisure centre http://bit.ly/9DCY1h Free guided tour 2.30pm: ‘The Pre-Raphaelites’ (Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery) September 18 http://bit.ly/aYLrht […]

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Traffic and travel information for Papal visit

By on 17/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Road users are being advised to plan their journeys and be prepared for increased traffic during the Pope's visit to Birmingham on Sunday. There will be a public viewing point in Hagley Road on Sunday - this is the only viewing opportunity outside Cofton park. It will therefore be necessary to make some road closures  […]

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Double joy for blooming lovely Birmingham

By on 16/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Birmingham is blooming lovely and that's official after the city was today named a double winner at the Heart of England in Bloom Awards. With a series of vibrantly colourful displays across the city, including a spectacular floral Spitfire to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Birmingham won gold and was named […]

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Princess Michael of Kent to attend Birmingham concert

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Her Royal Highness, Princess Michael of Kent will be coming to Birmingham on Saturday 18th September, to attend a commemorative concert of the Dream of Gerontius at Town Hall Birmingham, on the eve of the beatification of Cardinal Newman. Based on a poem by Cardinal Newman, Elgar's the Dream of Gerontius is to be performed […]

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Papal visit public viewing area

By on 16/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI will travel in the popemobile along a section of Hagley Road on Sunday. This is the only viewing opportunity outside of Cofton park so people wishing to see the Pontiff are advised to get there in plenty of time. The popemobile will travel along Hagley Road for approximately two miles towards the […]

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Staff asked to do their bit for sustainable transport

By on 15/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Staff from across Birmingham City Council are being challenged to do their bit during In Town Without My Car Day next Wednesday (September 22). Cllr Paul Tilsley, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, is playing his part in a less than conventional way - by using an electric powered car. The annual one-day event, led […]

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Catering for our diverse communities

By on 15/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Efforts to increase the city council's income have seen the authority's in-house catering service attempt to tap into the potentially-lucrative African-Caribbean market. Packages for weddings and conferences with African-Caribbean catering are set to be put together by Civic Catering in recognition of the city's residents from those communities, so their needs can be met as […]

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Setting the record straight on our parks

By on 15/09/2010 in Uncategorised99 with 0 Comments

Cabinet Member for Leisure, Sport and Culture Cllr Martin Mullaney takes an opportunity to set the record straight about recent reported comments on the city's parks. As a cabinet member for the country's largest local authority I expect my actions to be scrutinised by the media but hope I have a decent relationship with reporters […]

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