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Birmingham Apprentice James White confesses he was sacked but still makes it into final of BBC1 show 

13 Dec 17

James White will go head to head with Sarah Lynn…


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Aston Villa Under-18s 2  Coventry City Under-18s 1 (FA Youth Cup third round) 

13 Dec 17

Here’s how Aston Villa’s youngsters got on…


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Historic Moseley Road Baths SAVED after generous donations from Brummies 

13 Dec 17

Hundreds donate online to keep the Grade II* listed pool going next year…


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Watch Aston Villa vs Coventry City FA Youth Cup live stream 

13 Dec 17

AVFC U18s take on their CCFC counterparts at Villa Park…


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Troy Deeney and 22 more realistic players you want to see Birmingham City sign 

13 Dec 17

These are the players that you would like to see Birmingham City snap up…


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New 40mph speed limit introduced on A38 in Sutton Coldfield to allow for bypass upgrades 

13 Dec 17

Maintenance upgrades to bridges and barriers are set to start on the Sutton Coldfield bypass…


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Free places to spend New Year’s Eve in Birmingham 

13 Dec 17

Want to enjoy New Year’s Eve but don’t want to pay an entrance fee? Here’s where you can party for FREE this year…


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Man sectioned under mental health act after police officer stabbed in Erdington 

13 Dec 17

A 48-year-old man was arrested initially on suspicion of two counts of GBH…


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Christian Benteke and fifteen other players you would like to see Aston Villa sign 

13 Dec 17

Here are the players you want at Aston Villa…


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Derby County v Aston Villa: TV details; team news; predicted XIs; stats and bookies’ odds 

13 Dec 17

All you need to know ahead of AVFC’s trip to Derby…


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The best New Year’s Eve club nights in Birmingham for 2017 

13 Dec 17

Made plans for New Year’s Eve yet? Here’s our guide to what’s on offer in Birmingham’s clubs and bars this year…


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Murder arrests made after Sutton Coldfield pensioner beaten up in home dies 

13 Dec 17

Arthur ‘Bob’ Gumbley died in hospital weeks after an attack at his home in Endwood Drive…


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RIP Squid: Birmingham City legend Paul Tait donates £50 to fan Mark Carter’s ‘farewell party’ 

13 Dec 17

Friends set 5k target after supporter’s tragic death…


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Peter Kay cancels UK tour – other comedians from Michael McIntyre to Chris Rock you can see in Birmingham 

13 Dec 17

Disappointed Peter Kay has cancelled? You could see John Bishop, Bill Bailey, Russell Brand and more in Birmingham…


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Liam Gallagher breaks out from brother’s shadow at Arena Birmingham – review, setlist and more 

13 Dec 17

Liam proves that he has legs on his own without Oasis, Noel or Beady Eye…


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Emilio Nsue? Michael Morrison? Who should Birmingham City keep or sell? Goalkeepers and defenders 

13 Dec 17

Shane Ireland runs the rule over BCFC’s defensive department ahead of January – let us know what you think…


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Josh Dacres-Cogley on his Birmingham City recall and a surprise career direction 

13 Dec 17

Dacres-Cogley made his first BCFC start in nine months at Fulham…


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Gracechurch Shopping Centre in Sutton Coldfield evacuated due to fire 

13 Dec 17

Fire crews said they averted a ‘large scale incident’ at the shopping site…


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Peter Kay CANCELS Birmingham Genting Arena gigs due to ‘unforseen family circumstances’ 

13 Dec 17

Phoenix Nights comic had sold out TEN shows in Birmingham as part of his Live Arena Tour…


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Immigration officers arrest NINE after chip shops raids in Kingstanding and Erdington 

13 Dec 17

Each of the four takeaways now face being fined up to 20,000 for each illegal worker found…


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Michael McIntyre announces ANOTHER Birmingham show – how to get tickets 

13 Dec 17

The comedian will be at Arena Birmingham on Thursday 10 May 2018…


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22 wonderful Birmingham City pictures you might not have seen before 

13 Dec 17

Vintage Birmingham City pictures from our archives…


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These were the top Google search terms in Birmingham in 2017 

13 Dec 17

The annual data offers a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends…


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These are ALL the schools closed in Birmingham and West Midlands today 

13 Dec 17

The Met Office has issued an alert for ice…


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This is how Birmingham City Council is telling parents if schools are open 

13 Dec 17

Six inches of snow hit the city in a blast of Arctic weather over the weekend…