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Here’s why Birmingham city centre should have a massive park 

21 Jul 18

Council should turn former Wholesale Market site into green space say campaigners…


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Cheltenham Town 0 Birmingham City 3: Lakin stars, Ndoye scores – all the player ratings 

21 Jul 18

BCFC ease to a comfortable victory – here’s how the young side fared…


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Aston Villa player ratings as Kodjia, Adomah, De Laet and Gardner down Burton 

21 Jul 18

Alex Dicken rates the Aston Villa players after victory over Burton Albion…


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Watch: Wild scenes in the Birmingham City end as Cheikh Ndoye scores his first Blues goal 

21 Jul 18

What a time to be a Birmingham City fan…


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Masked gunman storms Coral bookmakers as police swoop to make arrest in Kingstanding 

21 Jul 18

The incident took place on the Kingstanding Circle…


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Family pay tribute to popular Birmingham resort worker Harry Kingsland who was ‘living the dream’ in Ibiza 

21 Jul 18

Harry Kingsland’s bright life was cut tragically short in San Antonio…


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This is why Aston Villa’s pre-season friendly at Burton could feature a penalty shoot-out 

21 Jul 18

Villa take on Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium this afternoon…


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World Cup star Cheikh Ndoye makes return for Birmingham City at Cheltenham Town 

21 Jul 18

Garry Monk names a much-changed team – as one player has a busy weekend in store…


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Aston Villa team news as Jack Grealish and James Chester start at Burton Albion 

21 Jul 18

This is the team Steve Bruce has selected to face Burton Albion today…


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This map of every McDonald’s restaurant reveals the UK’s Maccy D capital 

21 Jul 18

Every McDonald’s in the UK is on this map – and Birmingham has the most…


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Watch Burton Albion vs Aston Villa live stream for free 

21 Jul 18

You can watch Burton vs AVFC for free right here…


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Armed police hunt for killer gunman after fatal shooting near New Cross Hospital 

21 Jul 18

The victim, believed to in his 20s, died in Birminghams Queen Elizabeth Hospital…


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Who is Harvey Knibbs? Teen striker given another chance to impress in Aston Villa’s first team 

21 Jul 18

Young Knibbs is getting a look in this pre-season because of injuries to senior AVFC forwards…


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High street conmen ripping women off by selling fake perfume in Erdington 

21 Jul 18

Their favourite patch is opposite St Barnabas Church and they sell out of carrier bags…


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This is what Aston Villa’s takeover means for Jack Grealish, FFP and transfers 

21 Jul 18

Mat Kendrick
attempts to answer those big questions following the arrivals of Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens…


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This is what Jack Grealish has said to Steve Bruce ahead of Aston Villa’s trip to Burton 

21 Jul 18

The Tottenham Hotspur target is still waiting for news on his future…


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See Inside TV chef Aktar Islam’s new restaurant in Birmingham 

21 Jul 18

Opheem will open in Summer Row in May…


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Watch: Prostitutes of Soho Road reveal what it’s really like working on city streets 

21 Jul 18

Birmingham’s working women lift the lid on grim reality of prostitution – describing rape, robbery and attacks as norm…


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“We’re Aston Villa, we’re richer than you” – How fans welcomed new owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens 

21 Jul 18

This is how supporters have reacted to the news of Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens’ takeover at AVFC…


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Thierry Henry emerges as a shock contender to replace Steve Bruce as Aston Villa manager – reports 

21 Jul 18

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry recently quit his role as a pundit on Sky Sports…


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Criminals jailed in Birmingham for human trafficking, slavery and people smuggling 

21 Jul 18

Voodoo nurse trafficked women for prostitution while a gangmaster paid workers less than 2 per hour…


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Take Me Out’s Brummie babe is getting married – and Paddy McGuinness is invited 

21 Jul 18

Kirsty Lo became one of Paddy McGuinness’s favourite contestants in the sixth series of the ITV dating show…


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Three of the UK’s top seven property hotspots are now in Birmingham – and their postcodes will amaze you 

21 Jul 18

The hottest property postcodes in Birmingham have been revealed…


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Transfer travails, Adams’ role, Pedersen start – the takeaways from Birmingham City’s victory over Doncaster 

21 Jul 18

BCFC registered their first win of pre-season…


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Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens’ Aston Villa takeover – what we know so far as Tony Xia finally closes a deal 

21 Jul 18

Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens have invested a significant amount of money in Aston Villa…