The Midlands at the heart of Britain’s offer to Qatar

By on 28/03/2017 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham today (Tuesday 28th March) hosted the largest ever Qatari business delegation as part of the Government’s drive to create a global Britain.

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Greater Birmingham launches ‘250,000 jobs by 2030′ plan

By on 21/11/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Today (21st November 2016) Greater Birmingham launches its strategy to create 250,000 private sector jobs and add £29 billion to the local economy by 2030.

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City throws hat into the ring to bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games

By on 30/09/2016 in Deputy Leader, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Birmingham is announcing its intention to officially enter the race to host the Commonwealth Games in 2026 and those looking to bring the global sporting event to the city are calling on the entire region to get behind the bid. With the full support of Birmingham City Council, the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP, the […]

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Birmingham crowned Most Enterprising Place in Britain

By on 24/09/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham crowned this year’s ‘Most Enterprising Place in Britain’ Birmingham, Liverpool, Broxbourne and Kent win Enterprising Britain awards The awards celebrate local initiatives to back business and growth Birmingham and Liverpool of the winners will go on to compete in Europe-wide enterprise competition Birmingham has been named the ‘Most Enterprising Place in Britain’ by the […]

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Birmingham invests £1 billion to get on the right track for HS2

By on 14/09/2016 in News with 0 Comments

Almost £1 billion of investment is being committed to redevelop a part of Birmingham that is set to be transformed by the arrival of HS2 in the city.

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Ring road improvements to go ahead

By on 22/07/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The next phase of a £14.05 million programme of improvements to Birmingham’s ring road is due to get underway. Work is due to start at the Haden Circus junction on 27 July and continue for approximately 37 weeks.  The project includes changes to the junction’s lay-out designed to ease traffic flow together with safety improvements […]

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Advanced Manufacturing Hub site ready for development

By on 20/01/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Reclamation works have been completed at Birmingham’s Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMH), ready for the development of up to 150,000 sq ft of employment space. The AMH is one of six Economic Zones being promoted by Birmingham City Council to fast-track economic development and is a joint venture with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). Works […]

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GBSLEP signs £357m Growth Deal with Deputy PM

By on 08/01/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has today joined private and public sector directors from the GBSLEP board to sign the £357m Greater Birmingham and Solihull Growth Deal. Agreed in July 2014, the deal secures £357m of government funding, as well as a further £80m of investment from local partners and the private sector. Combined together […]

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Birmingham shortlisted for HS2 college base

By on 13/06/2014 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has today announced that Birmingham is one of four short-listed locations to be the home of the College of High Speed Rail. The new College 'hub' and a number of 'spokes' based across the country will provide training to the next generation of engineers working on the HS2 project […]

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