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General | 28th June 2022

Don’t miss the Birmingham 2022 medal sessions!

A total of 280 medals will be awarded to successful athletes this summer. Sports sessions within the Birmingham 2022 schedule invite you to the highly anticipated medal matches and finals as well as t...
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Don’t miss the Birmingham 2022 medal sessions!28/06/2022
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General | 27th June 2022

Perry Barr Regeneration Scheme wins regional housing award

The council-led project was named as Residential Regeneration Project of the Year at the Insider’s Midlands Residential Property Awards 2022 at a ceremony in Birmingham on Thursday 23 June.
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Perry Barr Regeneration Scheme wins regional housing award27/06/2022
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General | 22nd June 2022

Plans to showcase Birmingham's vibrant creativity and cultural scene

Plans to help Birmingham tourism recover from the pandemic and further promote the city as a national and international destination are to go before the council's cabinet.
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Plans to showcase Birmingham's vibrant creativity and cultural scene22/06/2022
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General | 22nd June 2022

Bold proposals drawn up to maximise Commonwealth Games legacy for Birmingham

Four projects are being put forward by the city council for funding consideration should the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games be delivered under budget.
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Bold proposals drawn up to maximise Commonwealth Games legacy for Birmingham22/06/2022
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General | 21st June 2022

UK Athletics confirms bid for European Athletics Championships 2026

UK Athletics has today confirmed it has officially submitted a joint bid with Birmingham City Council to host the European Athletics Championships at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium in 2026.
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UK Athletics confirms bid for European Athletics Championships 202621/06/2022
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General | 20th June 2022

Birmingham 2022 sign additional new sponsors for the Commonwealth Games

Four new providers join the sponsor family in time to deliver an exciting Games
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Birmingham 2022 sign additional new sponsors for the Commonwealth Games20/06/2022
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General | 17th June 2022

Second round of funding awarded to community groups to help embrace Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Funds totalling more than £1million have been given to 247 projects in the second round of awards for a council programme designed to help people celebrate the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Second round of funding awarded to community groups to help embrace Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games17/06/2022
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General | 11th June 2022

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay route through the Proud Host City is revealed

The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will visit all ten of the city’s Parliamentary constituencies during the final two days of its 294-day journey.
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Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay route through the Proud Host City is revealed11/06/2022
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General | 9th June 2022

Arcadis appointed to bring forward Birmingham’s Our Future City Plan

Birmingham City Council has appointed a major design and engineering firm to deliver the next phase of Our Future City Plan which will look at the city’s development to 2040.
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Arcadis appointed to bring forward Birmingham’s Our Future City Plan09/06/2022
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General | 7th June 2022

Acivico Group announces new senior appointments for growth

Acivico has announced a series of senior appointments to drive growth against a backdrop of changing legislation and increased demand for its services.
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Acivico Group announces new senior appointments for growth07/06/2022
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General | 19th May 2022

Applications open for Aston Business School’s free premier business support programme

A fully funded business support programme is calling for businesses trading in Greater Birmingham & Solihull and Coventry & Warwickshire LEP areas to take part in its final cohort of 2022.
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Applications open for Aston Business School’s free premier business support programme19/05/2022
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General | 17th May 2022

Mayoral and HS2 Supply Chain Summit for SME’s 2022

A virtual conference held on: Thursday 9 June 2022,
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Mayoral and HS2 Supply Chain Summit for SME’s 202217/05/2022
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General | 10th May 2022

Worcester’s Sabrina Bridge wins top civil engineering award

Sabrina Bridge in Worcester has won a top civil engineering award for improvements made as part of its major refurbishment.
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Worcester’s Sabrina Bridge wins top civil engineering award10/05/2022
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General | 10th May 2022

Chase named Official Banking Partner of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Digital bank Chase has today been unveiled as the Official Banking Partner of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Chase named Official Banking Partner of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games10/05/2022
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General | 10th May 2022

A34 Highways Improvement Scheme update - May 2022

Since construction work on the project began in June 2020, the majority of the key elements have been successfully completed.
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A34 Highways Improvement Scheme update - May 202210/05/2022
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General | 9th May 2022

Alexander Stadium is handed over for final leg of Games-time preparations

Almost three years of work to redevelop the city’s Alexander Stadium has reached its most significant milestone yet.
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Alexander Stadium is handed over for final leg of Games-time preparations09/05/2022
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General | 5th May 2022

i9 award shortlisting showcases sustainability credentials

City of Wolverhampton’s new i9 development has been shortlisted
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i9 award shortlisting showcases sustainability credentials05/05/2022
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General | 4th May 2022

Birmingham 2022 unveils medals for the Commonwealth Games

Medals for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games revealed for the first time
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Birmingham 2022 unveils medals for the Commonwealth Games04/05/2022
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General | 4th May 2022

Birmingham 2022 unveils medals for the Commonwealth Games

Birmingham 2022 has unveiled the official medals which will be awarded to athletes at the Commonwealth Games this summer.
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Birmingham 2022 unveils medals for the Commonwealth Games04/05/2022
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General | 26th April 2022

Made Smarter's one-year anniversary celebrated at charity gala dinner

A major scheme to help manufacturing and engineering businesses in the West Midlands adopt cutting-edge digital technology to help them grow celebrated a successful first year at a charity gala dinner...
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Made Smarter's one-year anniversary celebrated at charity gala dinner26/04/2022
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General | 26th April 2022

Speakers confirmed for Medilink Midlands First Ever Innovation Day

The inaugural Medilink Midlands Innovation Day is being held on Thursday, 12th May at The DoubleTree by Hilton, Coventry with around 180 delegates and exhibitors drawn from life science companies of a...
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Speakers confirmed for Medilink Midlands First Ever Innovation Day26/04/2022
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General | 23rd April 2022

St George’s Day celebration hosted by council for Team England in Birmingham

A giant St George flag, adorning the side of Birmingham’s Town Hall building and measuring 52.25m wide by 8.2m high, was the centrepiece of a special celebration staged in the city today (23 April).
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St George’s Day celebration hosted by council for Team England in Birmingham23/04/2022
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General | 21st April 2022

Army deliver successful Alexander Stadium test event

British Army athletes helped put a redeveloped venue for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games through its paces yesterday (20 April).
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Army deliver successful Alexander Stadium test event21/04/2022
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General | 20th April 2022

Information for local businesses

As the region ‘Gets Set for the Games’, now is the perfect time to start planning so that you’re ready too.
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Information for local businesses20/04/2022
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General | 19th April 2022

Birmingham 2022 celebrates 100 days to go at completed Sandwell Aquatics Centre

With 100 days to go until the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games begin, Paralympic swimmers and an Olympic diver tested out the facilities at the newly completed Sandwell Aquatics Centre.
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Birmingham 2022 celebrates 100 days to go at completed Sandwell Aquatics Centre19/04/2022
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General | 6th April 2022

Birmingham children to benefit from kind-hearted Easter egg campaign

A Birmingham-based workforce solutions specialist has led a campaign which will see over a hundred Easter eggs donated to the city’s Central Foodbank.
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Birmingham children to benefit from kind-hearted Easter egg campaign06/04/2022
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General | 28th March 2022

Simon Himsworth appointed CEO of Medilink Midlands

Former CEO, Darren Clark, to become Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors
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Simon Himsworth appointed CEO of Medilink Midlands28/03/2022
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General | 28th March 2022

Tech interns take on 'mindblowing' VR experience during Made Smarter networking event in Birmingham

Interns studying subjects such as artificial intelligence, computer science and data science met with several West Midlands manufacturing businesses ‘TechFutures Made Smarter Internship Event’
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Tech interns take on 'mindblowing' VR experience during Made Smarter networking event in Birmingham28/03/2022
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General | 22nd March 2022

Update on city planning for Birmingham 2022 given during Ambassador visit

A briefing on preparations being made by the Proud Host City for the 2022 Commonwealth Games was given by the council during a visit to Birmingham by the US Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim Philip T. Ree...
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Update on city planning for Birmingham 2022 given during Ambassador visit22/03/2022
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General | 17th March 2022

Perry Barr Residential Scheme smashes job creation target

Lendlease has announced that more than five hundred jobs have now been created during construction of the Perry Barr Residential Scheme in Birmingham.
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Perry Barr Residential Scheme smashes job creation target17/03/2022
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General | 17th March 2022

Birmingham City Council announce second set of local transport schemes

Birmingham City Council has announced the second set of transport schemes to be developed and delivered from its new Local Improvement Budget.
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Birmingham City Council announce second set of local transport schemes17/03/2022
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General | 14th March 2022

Commonwealth Day celebrated at the Alexander Stadium as our countdown continues

To celebrate Commonwealth Day, former, current and future stars of athletics in Birmingham tried out the track at the newly transformed Alexander Stadium
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Commonwealth Day celebrated at the Alexander Stadium as our countdown continues14/03/2022
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General | 11th March 2022

Communities get creative for the Birmingham 2022 Festival

Over 100 community groups across Birmingham are to stage their own festival events and projects as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival thanks to funding from Birmingham City Council.
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Communities get creative for the Birmingham 2022 Festival11/03/2022
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General | 11th March 2022

Birmingham City Council extends housing repair partnership with Equans in a deal worth £160m

Birmingham City Council has appointed Equans to deliver planned and responsive repairs, maintenance and refurbishment works to more than 40,000 council-owned properties in the city, in a two year deal...
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Birmingham City Council extends housing repair partnership with Equans in a deal worth £160m11/03/2022
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General | 11th March 2022

Birmingham City Council to receive almost £5m in fund which helps safeguard nation's cultural heritage

Birmingham City Council has been awarded nearly £5m in Government funding to fund works on Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
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Birmingham City Council to receive almost £5m in fund which helps safeguard nation's cultural heritage11/03/2022
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General | 8th March 2022

Birmingham 2022 Festival reveals a celebration of creativity

The Birmingham 2022 Festival has announced its six-month long cultural programme taking place across Birmingham and the West Midlands.
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Birmingham 2022 Festival reveals a celebration of creativity08/03/2022
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General | 8th March 2022

City centre CCTV network improvements work set to begin

Works to improve Birmingham City Council’s CCTV network around the city centre – which would see 24 new cameras installed and 30 existing cameras upgraded are due to begin next month (March 2022).
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City centre CCTV network improvements work set to begin08/03/2022
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General | 23rd February 2022

Celebration time! Community groups awarded funding to help embrace Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Funds totalling £300,000 have been given to 65 projects in 36 wards during the 1st round of awards for a city council programme designed to help people celebrate the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
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Celebration time! Community groups awarded funding to help embrace Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games23/02/2022
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General | 21st February 2022

Plans for £4.5m improvements to Kings Norton Cemetery and Yardley Crematorium

Birmingham City Council’s plans to improve facilities and capacity at a cemetery and crematorium in south Birmingham have been unveiled ahead of next week’s Cabinet meeting (1 March).
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Plans for £4.5m improvements to Kings Norton Cemetery and Yardley Crematorium21/02/2022
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General | 18th February 2022

BBC MasterChef relocation to Brum set to boost existing plans for Digbeth regeneration

Today’s announcement that popular BBC television series MasterChef is relocating to Birmingham has been hailed as a boost for long-standing plans to regenerate the Digbeth area of the city.
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BBC MasterChef relocation to Brum set to boost existing plans for Digbeth regeneration18/02/2022
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General | 17th February 2022

Big Birmingham Bikes giveaway

20 of 500 selected Birmingham residents collected a free bicycle today - 17 February 2022 - courtesy of Birmingham City Council's 'Big Birmingham Bikes' scheme.
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Big Birmingham Bikes giveaway17/02/2022
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General | 15th February 2022

Have your say on Birmingham’s 25-year City of Nature plan

Public consultation begins on the City of Nature 25-year plan to grow Birmingham’s green spaces from 600 to 1000.
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Have your say on Birmingham’s 25-year City of Nature plan15/02/2022
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General | 8th February 2022

New Local Improvement Budget drives new road safety schemes across Birmingham

Birmingham City Council is announcing the first set of transport schemes to be developed from its new Local Improvement Budget fund.
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New Local Improvement Budget drives new road safety schemes across Birmingham08/02/2022
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General | 8th February 2022

First Homes funding boost for new homeowners in Perry Barr

Up to 99 more affordable homes are being made available for first-time buyers at the Perry Barr Residential Scheme (PBRS).
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First Homes funding boost for new homeowners in Perry Barr08/02/2022
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General | 3rd February 2022

Major regeneration for Smethwick to Birmingham corridor

The Smethwick to Birmingham Corridor Plan is going to cabinet for approval. It promotes a co-ordinated approach to regeneration and development.
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Major regeneration for Smethwick to Birmingham corridor03/02/2022
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General | 1st February 2022

Birmingham partners urge the Prime Minister to work together on Levelling Up the city

A coalition of leaders from across Birmingham have come together to urge the Prime Minister to work together and back investment in the city to deliver the levelling up agenda, helping to get an addit...
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Birmingham partners urge the Prime Minister to work together on Levelling Up the city01/02/2022
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General | 1st February 2022

Three million pounds for the arts and culture in Birmingham

Almost three million pounds to support the arts sector and cultural activities in Birmingham for 2022/23 is set to be approved by cabinet.
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Three million pounds for the arts and culture in Birmingham01/02/2022
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General | 31st January 2022

Perry Barr masterplan set to help secure Birmingham’s 2022 legacy

The final version of the Perry Barr 2040: A Vision for Legacy masterplan is due for adoption by Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet on 8 February.
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Perry Barr masterplan set to help secure Birmingham’s 2022 legacy31/01/2022
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General | 31st January 2022

REAL opportunities for local SMEs in the final sprint up to Birmingham 2022

Businesses across the West Midlands have a golden opportunity to meet some of the contractors looking to engage with local businesses in delivering their contracts for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth...
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REAL opportunities for local SMEs in the final sprint up to Birmingham 202231/01/2022
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General | 31st January 2022

Engineering and digital interns invited to meet firms looking for talent at Made Smarter VR event in Birmingham

An exciting virtual reality experience in Birmingham will be part of a networking event pairing aspiring interns with engineering and manufacturing firms looking for expertise.
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Engineering and digital interns invited to meet firms looking for talent at Made Smarter VR event in Birmingham31/01/2022