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Newtown Baths reopens next month

By on 29/07/2010 in News with 0 Comments

Newtown Baths will re-open to the public next month following vital repairs. The pool has been closed since vital repairs revealed asbestos in the ceiling and roof. Now, following works totalling £170,000 to safely remove the asbestos and provide new structural supports, it will reopen next month (provisionally scheduled for August 16). Cllr Martin Mullaney, […]

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Hoard continues to strike gold

By on 28/07/2010 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

A new Birmingham exhibition of the world famous Staffordshire Hoard, featuring never before seen artefacts, is attracting over 1,000 visitors a day. With detailed conservation work set to begin next month, global interest in the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found shows no sign of easing up. Twenty new artefacts are now on display […]

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Sky Ride set to hit the heights in Birmingham

By on 27/07/2010 in News with 0 Comments

Sky Ride Birmingham - a free family-oriented mass participation cycling event – has been given the green light by the city council. That means up to 15,000 Birmingham residents will get on their bikes for the September 12 event, cycling along a circular route from the Markets, along Pershore Road to Cannon Hill Park and […]

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Birmingham youngsters encouraged to Tri-Golf

By on 26/07/2010 in Video News with 0 Comments

A pioneering new golf course is attracting a new generation of Birmingham youngsters to the sport. And Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure, Sport and Culture Cllr Martin Mullaney believes the six-hole Tri-Golf facility at Lickey Hills Golf Club signals a fresh start for municipal golf in the city. The par 24, 220 metre […]

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Apprentices hired for award winning Gallery 37 project

By on 23/07/2010 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Date: Monday 26 July 2010 Time: 10.30-11.30am Location: Unit 204 The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B9 4AA Details: The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Birmingham, Cllr Len Gregory and Mrs Gillian Gregory, will officially launch the 2010 Gallery 37 Project. Creative Birmingham youngsters will team up with arts organisations from across the […]

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Akala’s Birmingham library success

By on 22/07/2010 in Culture with 0 Comments

Music fans from all over Birmingham filled the city’s Library Theatre a to enjoy a special gig by award-winning hip-hop star Akala on Wednesday 21 July.  The audience at the free show in Birmingham, consisted of young people from local music societies, youth groups and schools.  Akala's 30 minute performance with  renowned drummer Toby Couling […]

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Half Marathon on course for new record

By on 22/07/2010 in News with 0 Comments

The third annual EDF Birmingham Half Marathon on is on course to beat last year's figure of 12,000 runners with entries already past the 5,000 mark. And six amateur runners who completed the 13.1-mile course last year have joined forces urging more people than ever to sign-up for the October 24 event. With over 90 […]

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Birmingham: Culture, creativity and all that jazz

By on 16/07/2010 in Blog, Culture with 0 Comments

Chairman of the Birmingham Cultural Partnership Cllr Martin Mullaney remains defiant as he reflects on the UK City of Culture decision. The morning after the night before can often be a sobering experience in more ways than one. I had hoped to be blogging about Birmingham's triumph in the UK City of Culture contest this […]

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Disappointed but Birmingham is a city of culture

By on 15/07/2010 in Culture, News with 7 Comments

Birmingham's UK City of Culture team has vowed the city will continue to be a capital of culture despite missing out on the 2013 crown. And Chairman of the Birmingham Cultural Partnership Cllr Martin Mullaney today insisted the benefits of the bidding for the inaugural UK City of Culture title far outweighed the disappointment of […]

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Weoley’s Wonderful History

By on 15/07/2010 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Medieval entertainment, a visit from a 16th Century owner and a chance to see the progress of the £1.2 million repair project will all be part of the annual Weoley Castle Open Day on Sunday 18 July, 1 – 4 pm, admission free.  Now in its seventh year, the annual Open Day at the ruined […]

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