Sunday, April 23, 2017

Range Rover Celebrates Birthday with Special Historic Exhibition

Range Rover is celebrating its 50th Anniversary since inception in 1967. In order to commemorate decades of being one of the premier car manufacturers, Jaguar created an interactive exhibition tracing the history of the vehicle. Regaling the ‘engineering story,’ the...

Birmingham Smashes Through Tourism Records

Birmingham enjoyed a swell of tourists last year, attracting an enormous 39 million visitors in 2016, the highest record to date. The boost in tourism fetched £6.5bn, shattering previous revenue records. The data was revealed by Marketing Birmingham and the...

Meet Haroon Mota, The Marathon Man!

Haroon Mota might just be one of the most inspiring people in the Midlands. The Coventry-based fundraiser is running four consecutive marathons this April, in Manchester, Paris, Boston (Lincolnshire) and London, totalling 105 miles, in order to raise money...

Local Youth Football Club Gets Own Kit

Congratulations are in order after a local youth football organisation was gifted an official kit in recognition of their hard work and success. JABS B8 FC is a Birmingham based footclub that gets kids off the street and involved in football...

New roadshow comes to Birmingham to increase awareness of persistent tummy troubles as possible...

A new Be Clear on Cancer roadshow has visited a number of places of worship and community organisations across the Midlands, including Bethel Convention Centre & Church, Jamia Masjid Haroonia and Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha Gurdwara and Healthcare...

Why Birmingham is the obvious location for Channel 4’s new home

Birmingham is the obvious location for Channel 4’s new home outside of London, Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy said today. Councillor Clancy has extended an invitation to Culture Secretary Karen Bradley to visit Birmingham “to see for herself the...

Brummy Part-Time Photographer Wins International Photography Awards

A Birmingham photographer has won the international Sony World Photography Awards. Tim Cornbill, a part time photographer, took his stunning shot in Berlin, capturing three pedestrians crossing a huge, eye-catching monochromatic structure near the River Spree. The photo, named Oculus,...

Birmingham Swiftly Moving onto Oyster-Style Travel Scheme

Birmingham may soon be getting its own version of the Oyster card. Oyster is the name of the travel pass system that allows Londoners to travel with ease around the city centre and has been praised for its ease...

Birmingham Muslims Unite Against Terrorism

24 March 2017: Over 250 Birmingham Imams, mosques and organisations pledge to combat terrorism by delivering a Friday #notinourname sermon to their congregations Leading Muslim organisations call on Muslims to unite and march against terrorism in Birmingham Muslims highlight teachings of the...

I’ll Fight for our Apprenticeships

‘Tories in London have turned their backs on apprenticeships – I will fight to overturn this decision’ – Siôn Simon Siôn Simon, Labour’s candidate for West Midlands Mayor, is to lead the fightback against the Tory government’s decision to deny...