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Library of Birmingham & British Library win lottery grant for South Asian project

The Library of Birmingham and the British Library win Heritage Lottery Fund support to stage a major exhibition and public programme celebrating South Asian culture. Today (23 January 2017), the Library of Birmingham and the British Library have received £91,700 of National Lottery funding to present Documenting Histories, a partnership project celebrating the important role […]

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£4 million community hub opens in Stirchley

By on 11/01/2016 in Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

A once derelict swimming pool has been transformed into a vibrant and welcoming community hub, thanks to a £4 million project involving staff from Birmingham City Council, Acivico, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), Balfour Beatty and people from the local community. Primarily financed by HLF and Tesco, through the sale of the former Stirchley Community […]

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Cabinet to approve support for Jewellery Quarter lottery funding bid

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

Cabinet are being asked to approve plans to support a bid for lottery funding to regenerate part of Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, enabling the opening of new businesses and the creation of jobs. The Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) – a community interest company established to benefit those who live, work, invest in and visit […]

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Birmingham’s five year Heritage Strategy

City Council will be asked to approve a report on 4 February which outlines Birmingham's heritage strategy for the next five years. The strategy has been developed by the Heritage Strategy Group, chaired by the Heritage Champion, Cllr Phil Davis, as a partnership document for the city as a whole. Deputy Leader for Birmingham City […]

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Weoley Castle facelift up for top award

By on 24/05/2011 in Culture, News, Video News with 0 Comments

The £1.14 million facelift of Birmingham's 13th Century Weoley Castle Ruins has been shortlisted for a prestigious national heritage award. And Birmingham residents are being urged to vote for Weoley Castle Ruins after the project reached the semi-final stage in the Best Heritage category of the National Lottery Awards. Birmingham City Council completed the £1.14 […]

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Green-light for £10 million museum project

By on 28/09/2010 in Culture, News with 0 Comments

Work is set to begin on the next stage of an exciting new wing at Birmingham, Museum and Art Gallery, thanks to a major lottery funding boost. The building and fit-out for 'Birmingham - A City in the Making' will begin in December 2010 with the new £9.7 million project set for completion in September […]

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Huge lottery win for Birmingham Museum

By on 20/11/2009 in Culture, News with 1 Comment

The museum at the centre of the Staffordshire Hoard frenzy has secured a £4.8million funding boost to create a new wing looking at the history of Birmingham. Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) has been awarded £4.8m by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) towards the £9.7m 'Birmingham - A City in the Making' project. The […]

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