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Blog comment
Irish stew…and a bit of Trump too 

20 Jul 18

Open Irish border Richard Lutz sums up another whacko week Let’s begin with Theresa May’s visit today (Friday) to Northern Ireland.


Business
Digital engagement campaign as part of Channel 4 Bid 

20 Jul 18

New way to share online views on the West Midlands’ Channel 4 HQ bid.


Events
Independent Wolverhampton cinema becomes community award winner 

19 Jul 18

Warning about Light House’s future as venue celebrates.


Blog food
The Lion roars 

18 Jul 18

Finding a welcome retreat from shopping and sightseeing in the Oxfordshire countryside.


Blog comment
Street meets Khan in transport summit 

18 Jul 18

Mayors welcome deal for knowledge sharing between West Midlands and London.


Blog music
Ocean Colour Scene to play Wolverhampton racecourse 

18 Jul 18

Race night for legendary Brummie band.


Blog food
RAF Museum ready for food festival 

17 Jul 18

Flypast and street food on the menu at Cosford next weekend.


Villa
One moment in time 

17 Jul 18

Dave Woodhall on Villa and the World Cup.


Business
Charity boost to homeless fight 

17 Jul 18

Enterprise Rent-A-Car donates £6,000 to West Midlands Homelessness Task Force.


Blog food
Schools showcase healthy eating 

17 Jul 18

Birmingham pupils showcase their passion for healthy eating, cooking and growing.


Business
Warning about building site danger ahead of school holidays 

16 Jul 18

Students learn site safety after visit from St.


Blog music
Birmingham Jazz at the JQ Festival 2018 

16 Jul 18

Double header to mark Jewellery Quarter festival.


Blog food
Cadbury World launches brand new flavours 

15 Jul 18

Tasting station launches innovation for families.


Business
Local success story for Birmingham mum 

15 Jul 18

New beauty product to help tackle exhaustion wins national award.


Blog comment
Birmingham MPs back Red Cross at parliamentary reception 

13 Jul 18

Call for more public support after record year for emergency organisation.


Business
Black Country to help transform careers education 

13 Jul 18

National Careers Hub launch event takes place at Dudley academy.


Blog music
Hue and Cry in Bilston 

12 Jul 18

Acoustic tour to celebrate landmark album release.


Blog music
Student takes on inequality in the music industry 

12 Jul 18

Project aims to highlight womens’ role in music employment.


Business
Celebrate Black Country Day with #MadeintheBlackCountry 

11 Jul 18

Black Country LEP encourages local businesses to get involved.


Blog comment
This is the week that is: chapter 46 

10 Jul 18

Trump Boris Richard Lutz steels himself for the week ahead.


Blog music
Come up and see me 

10 Jul 18

Cockney rebel Steve Harley talks to Dave Woodhall.


Villa
Stormclouds on the horizon 

8 Jul 18

Life at Villa Park rumbles on, with Dave Woodhall wondering what events might bring, and when.


Blog comment
Obituary: Ken Jackson 

7 Jul 18

Tributes paid to former West Midlands journalist.


Business
Prince’s Trust opens new centre in Birmingham 

6 Jul 18

Helping young people develop skills and encouraging business ideas.


Blog music
Messiah heads for the Rep 

6 Jul 18

Top-line cast to star in a comedy of Biblical proportions.


Blog comment
Campaign group to protest at hospital site 

5 Jul 18

NHS anniversary marked by call for public funding to build unfinished project.


Blog food
24 hours of heaven 

5 Jul 18

Chocolate heaven awaits at Cadbury World this World Chocolate Day.


Cricket
The long hot summer 

4 Jul 18

Why not enjoy the cricket at Edgbaston in style? Summer 2018 is proving to be a memorable one for all sorts of reasons, and what better way to make the most of the spectacular weather we’re enjoying than a day engaged in that most English …


Blog music
Concerts in the Park hits the right notes 

3 Jul 18

Glorious music and sunshine in Sutton Park.


Blog comment
Jeremy Corbyn pays tribute to UB40 at anniversary gig 

3 Jul 18

Approval from the many for Brummie legends.


Business
Birmingham firm helps huge project at Grenfell Tower 

3 Jul 18

Assistance sent in response to DIY SOS call.


Blog music
G’s strings in town 

2 Jul 18

Robin dare for former Ozzy sideman.


Business
Girl Power as Coleshill agency secures business award 

2 Jul 18

Triumph for ad firm at inaugural awards ceremony.


Business
Sandwell Business Ambassadors sponsors apprenticeships award 

2 Jul 18

Support for youth employment at awards ceremony.


Blog music
Birmingham Jazz presents 

1 Jul 18

Another Friday night special in the Jewellery Quarter.


Business
Birmingham to host major international music industry conference 

29 Jun 18

Pivotal 2018 to take over Jewellery Quarter in September.


Blog music
Solihull Summer Fest to be “best yet” 

27 Jun 18

Musical sunshine returns to Solihull.


Blog food
The Ivy adds summer touch to teatime favourite 

26 Jun 18

Afternoon tea in the city centre.


Business
Regional start up investment revealed 

26 Jun 18

Loans in the West Midlands: Where they went and how were they spent? The government lending scheme Start Up Loans, has created an interactive guide revealing how new business funding was spent across the UK last year.


Blog music
Bromsgrove date for Dean Friedman 

25 Jun 18

Artix event as part of festival.


Blog music
Skidding along 

25 Jun 18

One of our favourites will be at the Robin 2 this week.


Event
Screengrab: Marvelous Marv and that $93k 

24 Jun 18

Richard Lutz finds the toughest  tv film of the week on his 90″ flatscreen OK folks, let’s cut to the chase and set the controls for the heart of film noir.


Blog music
Matt’s finish 

24 Jun 18

There’s more from Birmingham Jazz this week.


Blog comment
WMCA award grant to employment support pilot 

23 Jun 18

Scheme to help disadvantaged into work given the go-ahead.


Blog music
Chance for Sutton performers to shine 

23 Jun 18

Sutton Coldfield welcomes return of Month of Music Festival.


Blog comment
Jeremy on Jeremy 

21 Jun 18

Brian Donaldson talks to comic Jeremy Hardy.


Blog music
New street fair to launch in Digbeth 

21 Jun 18

Sunday Share aims to encourage diversity and wellbeing.


Business
New company to run Metro 

21 Jun 18

Savings and new fares as TfWM launches West Midlands Metro.


Blog music
Once in a Lifetime 

20 Jun 18

Richard Nevin watches David Byrne at Symphony Hall.


Blog music
Refugee Week Festival 2018 launches in Birmingham 

20 Jun 18

City-wide festival set to mark worldwide commemoration.