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A City Girl's Guide to: DNC Pitch Party

Monday July 21, 2014

Bir-ming-ham, D-N-C, We’ll see you in 2016!

Imagine walking into a crowd of cheery people, chanting, screaming and waving flags. This was the scene  as the Democratic National Convention Delegates pulled up to…

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Why Whistles?

Many locals and people passing through the village may have been struck by the display of whistles on the central island in Acocks Green. Yes they are whistles! 223 more words

Acocks Green

22/7/14: The Day in Trojan Horses.

The ‘Report into allegations concerning Birmingham schools arising from the ‘Trojan Horse’ letter’ authored by Peter Clarke CVO OBE QPM was published today, Tuesday 22 July 2014, … 252 more words


Primark store planned for Fort Shopping Centre

Fashion store will create 180 new jobs at Fort Retail Park

Primark are hoping to open a giant store at the Fort Shopping Centre.

The plans for the new store have been submitted to Birmingham City Council. 70 more words


The Kershaw Investigation Report into the Trojan Horse Letter

The investigation report into the Trojan Horse letter conducted by Ian Kershaw was published yesterday. The timing of the leaked Peter Clarke report – appearing in the Guardian the evening before – was perhaps no coincidence, and has been effective in distracting attention from the Birmingham City Council-commissioned report. 44 more words


Independent investigation sparked by 'Trojan horse' letter finds officials failed to act for fear of being accused of Islamophobia.

SWP Placards, No Answer to Real Problems. 

Is the Guardian finally seeing sense?

This report has just appeared.

Birmingham council a ‘disastrous failure’ over Islamism in schools… 779 more words


New website offers housing advice

A new website providing housing advice to people in Birmingham has been launched by the City Council’s Housing Options service.

Birmingham Housing Options is a one-stop shop offering advice and information to social housing tenants, private tenants and homeowners. 150 more words