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Punjabi super-star Diljit Dosanjh is bringing his CON.FI.DEN.TIAL tour to Arena Birmingham next month. 

23 Apr 18

Singer, actor and TV presenter Diljit Dosanjh is coming to Arena Birmingham next month (19/05), bringing a high-energy show to his legions of UK fans and as one of the leading Punjabi artists across the world, we advise you to to order your tickets …


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Landlord hit with a staggering £182K fine after being found guilty of multiple offences. 

23 Apr 18

Leila Amjadi, aged 33, from Sutton Coldfield, has been found guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court of 35 House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) offences.


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April is National Stress Awareness Month and we have some handy hints to help ease the symptoms. 

19 Apr 18

Modern life seems to be creating quite the hot-bed for stress across the globe.


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Birmingham’s new health and well-being clinic are inviting Marathon runners to Show Your Medal for a discount on their healthcare treatments. 

18 Apr 18

Marathon season is soon to be upon on us with the Chocolate 5k, various Race for Life events, The Great Birmingham 10k and the London Marathon taking place across the city and beyond over the next few months.


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The Electric Cinema are showing Grease over the weekend to celebrate the musical’s 40th anniversary. 

18 Apr 18

This feel-good film, with one of the most notable soundtracks in the world turns 40  this year and there will be celebrations taking place all-year round to mark this special occasion.


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RSPCA launch an appeal for information after a cat was reportedly thrown from a block of flats in Frankley.  

18 Apr 18

Inspector Mike Scargill and his team at RSPCA are appealing for information after a cat was reportedly thrown approx.


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Birmingham to host a spectacular “Homecoming” celebration for Team England’s stars of the 2018 Commonwealth Games 

18 Apr 18

Birmingham will host a spectacular open-air “Homecoming” celebration for Team England’s stars of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Victoria Square on Saturday 21st April.


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Business leaders welcome ‘encouraging’ job figures 

17 Apr 18

A drastic fall in the number of people out of work and a surge in employment will hopefully signal the start of an upward trajectory for the region, business leaders said today.


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Deep breaths! There is a Wine, Cheese and Chocolate festival taking place later this year. 

17 Apr 18

We can hardly contain our excitement for this event, taking place in a secret Birmingham location later this year (17/11).


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Birmingham City Council Appoints Project Director for Birmingham 2022 from Gold Coast 2018 

17 Apr 18

One of the key figures delivering the 2018 Commonwealth Games has been appointed to the Project Director role for Birmingham 2022 within Birmingham City Council.


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Justin Timberlake brings The Man Of The Woods Tour to Arena Birmingham. 

16 Apr 18

Following the release of his highly anticipated album Man of the Woods and his epic Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show performance, Justin Timberlake has announced European and U.


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Jaguar Land Rover to cut 1,000 agency jobs at its Solihull plant.  

16 Apr 18

Car manufacture Jaguar Land Rover, which currently employs 3,200 people at Castle Bromwich and 10,000 at Solihill, has announced that it will not be renewing contracts for around 1,000 agency staff at its Solihull plant.


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Your guide to some of the best beer gardens perfect for soaking up city sun. 

16 Apr 18

Us Brits love to dart to the local beer garden as soon as the first signs of sun appear! Don on the shorts, slap on the lotion and enjoy yourself a beer as the summery seasons begin.


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National Express West Midlands driver saves baby girl’s life 

16 Apr 18

National Express West Midlands bus driver Steven Welsh saved the life of a 17 month old baby girl who had stopped breathing.


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We caught up with the The Whisky Club who are introducing an exclusive UK Trio Tasting board for £10 with My Bull. 

13 Apr 18

The Whisky Club neighbours the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, perfectly placed, just the right setting for an evening of tasting luxury tipples, a treat for any lover of the spirit whatever your preferences.


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There’s a Peaky Blinders themed Murder Mystery coming to a city centre pub next week all for a great cause. 

13 Apr 18

If you dare then dust off your flat-cap as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and UCB present ‘A Peaky Murder Mystery’ at the Malthouse pub in the centre next week (19/04).


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Man stabbed in car park outside Birmingham Women’s Hospital 

12 Apr 18

Emergency services were dispatched to Birmingham Women’s Hospital this morning (12/04), following reports of an incident.


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Adam Woodyatt aka Ian Beale brings his NEAT Gin to Resorts World 

12 Apr 18

You may recognise Adam Woodyatt as long-standing actor Ian Beale on Eastenders.


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Spot of tea this Spring? Head to The Malmaison for some deliciously quirky treats at their Afternoon Tea. 

12 Apr 18

Popular hotel Malmaison, based inside the Birmingham’s iconic Mailbox is certainly the place to be for an Afternoon Tea to remember.


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Rogue metal collector sought in connection with robbery in Sheldon 

11 Apr 18

Police are appealing for information after a rogue scrap metal dealer threatened a woman in Sheldon and stole her car.


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Go The Distance – Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games handover details announced 

11 Apr 18

Full details announced for Birmingham 2022 Handover, which takes place on Sunday 15 April, 2018 First ever fully choreographed live handover across two continents in the history of the Commonwealth Games Tune in to BBC 2 on Sunday 15 April, from 11am…


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Brew Dog give pup owners the chance to wine and dine their pet with a special doggy dinner date. 

11 Apr 18

On 18 th April, Brew Dog bar are inviting pet pooches and their owners to ‘A Dog’s Dinner’ where they’ll will be serving their usual human fare along with a dog-friendly meal for your furry friend! From 12pm-10pm on this special date, those …


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Photographs and their photographers who are capturing our city beautifully. 

10 Apr 18

I’m sure we can agree that Birmingham is one of the most beautiful cities here in the UK, if not the world! A mix of modern and classic architecture, rich greenery and stunning sky-lines combine as the back-drop for our wonderful home.


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Antiques Roadshow values a Faberge sculpture at £1m at the Black Country Living Museum 

10 Apr 18

An ‘incredibly rare’ pear blossom sculpture made by Faberge has been valued at £1m on BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow.


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Bournville Food and Drink Festival is happening over this weekend with plenty street-food street in store. 

10 Apr 18

Set at Row Heath’s Pavilion is the ever-successful Bournville Food and Drink Festival.