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General | 13th November 2019

Building work to begin on £73 million Sandwell Aquatics Centre

Major construction will begin on the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in the New Year.
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Building work to begin on £73 million Sandwell Aquatics Centre13/11/2019
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General | 11th November 2019

Major law firm announces move to Paradise Circus

One of Birmingham's largest law firms has agreed a deal to move to the new Paradise development.
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Major law firm announces move to Paradise Circus11/11/2019
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General | 11th November 2019

Funding available to training and skills development organisations

£2 million of new funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) is available to organisations in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP (GBSLEP) area.
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Funding available to training and skills development organisations11/11/2019
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General | 4th November 2019

#BrumBudget20: Have your say

Birmingham City Council is set to launch a public consultation into its 2020/21 budget proposals later this month.
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#BrumBudget20: Have your say04/11/2019
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General | 22nd October 2019

Plans for £25million revamp of city centre public spaces announced

Plans for a £25million regeneration of Birmingham’s city centre – which include bringing Victoria Square’s famous ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’ fountain back into use – have been revealed this week.
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Plans for £25million revamp of city centre public spaces announced22/10/2019
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General | 17th October 2019

Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market 2019

The city’s internationally renowned Frankfurt Christmas Market will mark its 20th year in Birmingham when it returns next month.
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Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market 201917/10/2019
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General | 16th October 2019

More than 180 businesses gather to hear about Perry Barr Residential Scheme

Local businesses, suppliers, Tier 1 contractors and exhibitors attended FinditinBirmingham’s latest breakfast event at the Council House today (Wednesday 16 October 2019), to hear from Birmingham City...
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More than 180 businesses gather to hear about Perry Barr Residential Scheme16/10/2019
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General | 15th October 2019

Draft Games Strategic Transport Plan

The Birmingham 2022 Draft Games Strategic Transport Plan, which sets out how the region’s transport network will be managed during the Games, has been launched
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Draft Games Strategic Transport Plan15/10/2019
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General | 14th October 2019

Tram extension scoops engineering award

A project to expand tram services in Birmingham city centre has won a major accolade, at an international awards ceremony celebrating light rail sector.
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Tram extension scoops engineering award14/10/2019
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General | 10th October 2019

Planning application submitted for Alexander Stadium redevelopment

Proposals for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium have been submitted to Birmingham City Council’s planning department for consideration today (10 October 2019).
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Planning application submitted for Alexander Stadium redevelopment10/10/2019
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General | 9th October 2019

Businesses urged to use free online Brexit Health Check tool

As we approach Brexit on 31 October, businesses are being reminded they can take advantage of a free online tool to support them.
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Businesses urged to use free online Brexit Health Check tool09/10/2019
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General | 2nd October 2019

Calling marketing and creative services suppliers

Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee has launched the next phase of procurement to secure marketing and creative services that will help drive awareness of the Games over the next three years.
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Calling marketing and creative services suppliers02/10/2019
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General | 2nd October 2019

Jerroms expands following merger with corporate finance business

Solihull-based accountants and business advisers Jerroms has merged with Blue Sky Corporate Finance, a financial management advisory firm based in Birmingham.
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Jerroms expands following merger with corporate finance business02/10/2019
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General | 1st October 2019

New Birmingham business partnership set to make a social difference

A new partnership which will support businesses in forming their social responsibility plans has been launched by two FinditinBirmingham members
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New Birmingham business partnership set to make a social difference01/10/2019
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General | 30th September 2019

Is your small business ready for growth?

Take your early-stage business to the next level by joining the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth.
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Is your small business ready for growth?30/09/2019
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General | 16th September 2019

Have your say on the draft strategic transport plan for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

A draft strategic transport plan for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been approved by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
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Have your say on the draft strategic transport plan for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games16/09/2019
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General | 9th September 2019

Birmingham 2022 Marketing & Creative Services Supplier Briefing

Birmingham 2022 is seeking to establish a new Framework Agreement for Marketing and Creative Services, to support the delivery of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Birmingham 2022 Marketing & Creative Services Supplier Briefing09/09/2019
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General | 6th September 2019

Birmingham climate taskforce announced

A taskforce is being set up to draw up an action plan setting out how Birmingham will tackle climate change and become carbon neutral by 2030.
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Birmingham climate taskforce announced06/09/2019
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General | 3rd September 2019

Culture Programme Introduction

Birmingham 2022 is hosting an open meeting for the arts and cultural community of Birmingham and the West Midlands to discuss more about the exciting plans for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
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Culture Programme Introduction03/09/2019
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General | 3rd September 2019

Birmingham 2022 rewards netball’s success with move to larger venue

Birmingham 2022 is delighted to announce a change in venue for netball, following the recent growth in popularity of the sport.
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Birmingham 2022 rewards netball’s success with move to larger venue03/09/2019
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General | 30th August 2019

Revamped Alexander Stadium set to become new home for university sports courses

Birmingham’s redeveloped Alexander Stadium is set to provide a new base for up to a thousand Birmingham City University sports and exercise students, leaving a major sporting legacy in the city.
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Revamped Alexander Stadium set to become new home for university sports courses30/08/2019
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General | 19th August 2019

Gowling WLG announced as Official Legal Advisers and first sponsor for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham 2022 has announced Gowling WLG as Official Legal Advisers for the Commonwealth Games.
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Gowling WLG announced as Official Legal Advisers and first sponsor for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games19/08/2019
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General | 15th August 2019

New training hub offers construction training at Perry Barr Residential Scheme

Hundreds of local people will have the chance to learn valuable construction skills and help build more than 1,400 new homes on one of Birmingham’s biggest construction sites thanks to a new training ...
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New training hub offers construction training at Perry Barr Residential Scheme15/08/2019
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General | 9th August 2019

New Ladywood leisure centre up and running

Ladywood's £8.5 million state-of-the-art leisure centre in Ladywood, located between Icknield Port Road and Ladywood Middleway, has opened its doors to the public
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New Ladywood leisure centre up and running09/08/2019
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General | 1st August 2019

Perry Barr regeneration: Phase Two planning consent is secured

Outline proposals for the second phase of the regeneration of Perry Barr were approved by Birmingham City Council’s Planning Committee today (1 August)
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Perry Barr regeneration: Phase Two planning consent is secured01/08/2019
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General | 29th July 2019

Exciting new logo launched for Birmingham 2022

With three years to go until the opening ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, organisers have unveiled the new brand and vision for the Games
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Exciting new logo launched for Birmingham 202229/07/2019
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General | 24th July 2019

Birmingham 2022 unveils its vision and new brand identity

To mark the milestone of three years to go, the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has unveiled its new brand identity which underpins its vision to create a ‘Games for everyone’.
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Birmingham 2022 unveils its vision and new brand identity24/07/2019
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General | 11th July 2019

West Midlands partners reflect on successful Meetings Show

A West Midlands delegation of business tourism partners secured more than 200 appointments, worth a potential £2 million for the region, at this year’s Meetings Show.
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West Midlands partners reflect on successful Meetings Show11/07/2019
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General | 5th July 2019

Celebrate three years to go until the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Dine with Team England athletes with street food from across the Commonwealth at a free family-friendly festival of sport, food and live performances on 27 July
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Celebrate three years to go until the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games05/07/2019
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General | 4th July 2019

Innovative community research project launch

The team behind Birmingham 2022 is dialling up the countdown to the Commonwealth Games by rolling out an art-led community research project that aims to connect communities across the West Midlands.
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Innovative community research project launch04/07/2019
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General | 3rd July 2019

New look Centenary Square opens to the public

One of Birmingham’s flagship public spaces was officially opened to reveal its new design in a special ceremony today (3 July).
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New look Centenary Square opens to the public03/07/2019
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General | 26th June 2019

£778m investment into city and region to deliver Commonwealth Games

Birmingham and the West Midlands region will benefit from a £778 million investment to stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the government has confirmed today.
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£778m investment into city and region to deliver Commonwealth Games26/06/2019
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General | 25th June 2019

£778M investment in Birmingham and the West Midlands to deliver 2022 Commonwealth Games

Games will benefit Birmingham, the West Midlands and the UK through job creation, business and trade opportunities, and tourism Budget is split 75% / 25% between central government and Birmingham City...
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£778M investment in Birmingham and the West Midlands to deliver 2022 Commonwealth Games25/06/2019
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General | 24th June 2019

Perry Barr highways scheme consultation extended

A consultation into planned highway infrastructure improvements in Perry Barr has been extended by two weeks.
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Perry Barr highways scheme consultation extended24/06/2019
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General | 21st June 2019

Plans revealed for Alexander Stadium redevelopment

Plans showcasing the emerging design for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium have been published, as public consultation begins.
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Plans revealed for Alexander Stadium redevelopment21/06/2019
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General | 21st June 2019

Birmingham wins at property awards

Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT), the council's housebuilding arm, won ‘Social Housing Developer of the Year' at the West Midlands Residential Property Awards on 20 June 2019.
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Birmingham wins at property awards21/06/2019
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General | 17th June 2019

Birmingham wins share of multi-million pound parks fund

Birmingham has won a place on a new multi-million pound initiative to enhance the future of its parks and green spaces.
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Birmingham wins share of multi-million pound parks fund17/06/2019
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General | 14th June 2019

Lendlease begins search for architects at Birmingham Smithfield

Birmingham's preferred developer for the markets has launched an international contest to design a landmark mixed-use market building at the heart of the £1.5 billion regeneration project
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Lendlease begins search for architects at Birmingham Smithfield14/06/2019
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General | 13th June 2019

Don't miss out on an opportunity: Complete your 'Communication Preferences'

If you want to receive email notifications about relevant opportunities and events from us - you need to tell us!
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Don't miss out on an opportunity: Complete your 'Communication Preferences'13/06/2019
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General | 12th June 2019

Public consultation to be held for Alexander Stadium redevelopment

Plans for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium are set to go on display at public drop-in events later this month.
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Public consultation to be held for Alexander Stadium redevelopment12/06/2019
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General | 10th June 2019

Barrows for Birmingham’s cleaner, greener, streets effort

Businesses with a passion for cleaner, greener streets are being invited to utilise equipment available on a fleet of 75 street cleaning barrows that have been bought by the council.
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Barrows for Birmingham’s cleaner, greener, streets effort10/06/2019
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General | 3rd June 2019

Exciting times as work set to begin on Sandwell's multi-million pound Aquatics Centre

Work to prepare the site of the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre will start this month (June 2019).
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Exciting times as work set to begin on Sandwell's multi-million pound Aquatics Centre03/06/2019
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General | 3rd June 2019

Hundreds of Birmingham businesses to receive free digital support worth £1,000

Hundreds of small businesses in Birmingham are set to receive free digital support worth £1,000 as part of a new Government-funded pilot scheme called HeadsUp!
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Hundreds of Birmingham businesses to receive free digital support worth £1,00003/06/2019
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General | 29th May 2019

Consultation on Perry Barr highways scheme set to begin

A programme of highway infrastructure improvements to open up the heart of Perry Barr and support the regeneration of the wider area is set to go out to public consultation.
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Consultation on Perry Barr highways scheme set to begin29/05/2019
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General | 21st May 2019

Birmingham wins eighth Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Birmingham City Council has scooped Gold for the eighth year running at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 for a display recognising the need for action on climate change.
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Birmingham wins eighth Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 201921/05/2019
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General | 14th May 2019

Birmingham reveals ten year housing plan

The council’s housebuilding arm, Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT), has published plans to build 2,708 new homes by 2029.
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Birmingham reveals ten year housing plan14/05/2019
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General | 9th May 2019

Sandwell and Birmingham businesses sought to work on new Aquatics Centre

A Meet the Buyer event held for local businesses to learn more about the work packages available through the construction of the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre has been hailed as a success.
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Sandwell and Birmingham businesses sought to work on new Aquatics Centre09/05/2019
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General | 8th May 2019

Construction work on Commonwealth Games Village officially begins

Construction work on the largest infrastructure project directly related to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games started today (8 May).
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Construction work on Commonwealth Games Village officially begins08/05/2019
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General | 2nd May 2019

Vision to promote Edgbaston Reservoir as major destination

Birmingham City Council has today launched a draft masterplan for Edgbaston Reservoir and is asking the public for their views.
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Vision to promote Edgbaston Reservoir as major destination02/05/2019
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General | 2nd May 2019

Birmingham celebrates at the UK Housing Awards

Birmingham City Council and Engie are celebrating after winning a prestigious national award.
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Birmingham celebrates at the UK Housing Awards02/05/2019