Commuters from the Midlands driving into London may need to do a double-take as they see a new advertising campaign to entice those travelling to Heathrow to use Birmingham Airport instead.
State school pupils from Walsall will be exploring Oxford this week as part of an outreach push to get more state schools from the area to send students to the university.
Birmingham City Council are proposing to adopt a scheme which will see some of the city’s lowest paid public sector workers receiving substantial wage increases.
Birmingham residents needn’t worry about the bank holiday upsetting their refuse collections.
This coming Bank Holiday weekend, people in Birmingham are invited to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee by taking part in a Sky Ride Local ride, led by British Cycling trained Ride Leaders.
Business owners in and around Birmingham’s Southside are bracing themselves for a bumper weekend as tens of thousands of visitors flock to celebrate Pride 2012.
A bit late getting to us but here’s Paul Samuels’ gig review from 12th May…. It was worth the wait.
Following the success of Birmingham Conservatoire’s Frontiers+ during March 2012, Heiner Goebbels returns for the UK premiere of Walden at mac birmingham, as part of the London 2012 Festival.
Coventry University will play host to IT FLIES, Merlin Flight Simulation Group’s annual Aircraft Design and Handling Competition 2012 in June.
On Saturday 16th June 2012 the Wagon and Horses Digbeth, are staging a live ska, dub, folk, gypsy, punk music event to raise awareness and funds for the Sea Shepherds Conservation Society.
Why do theatregoers enjoy watching people die? How did cider knock French wine and the Dutch navy into a cocked hat in the 17th Century?
A packed week of shows on the Belgrade Theatre’s Main Stage will help to see in the arrival of Summer in style this June with tributes to musical legends Queen, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Take That, the Eagles and Dolly Parton
Simon Britton – the music producer of Eminem, Leona Lewis and Michael Jackson, will sit alongside the popular TV and film actor Wil Johnson at the final of one of Birmingham’s hottest new talent competitions.
Coventry University has been ranked in the top quarter of higher education institutions for its environmental performance in the People & Planet Green League 2012
The Andrew Logan Arts Festival draws on both local and incoming creative and artistic talent to stage a series of workshops, events and performances for the whole community to enjoy.
Ikon presents Deepest Sympathy (2011), a digital animation by British video artist David Theobald.
Organisers Expo Management have announced that the 2013 Best of Britain & Ireland event will be held at the NEC, next March.
Canadian singer songwriter Chuck Micallef will be bringing his own style of Country, Folk and Blues to Bloxwich this weekend
Contracts have been signed on an exciting new development of high quality, contemporary canal side homes in Selly Oak, Birmingham.
Local promoters Capsule have announced their involvement with the Library of Birmingham.
A Solihull hotel is laying on a Diamond Jubilee garden party, featuring a host of fun attractions, to raise money for Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust.
Emma Winnall, the elderly lady found badly beaten in the bed of her Moseley
HS2 will have a tremendous impact on Birmingham’s growing visitor economy, says Marketing Birmingham chief executive Neil Rami.
Petrolheads in the West Midlands are in for a treat on Saturday 9th June as the range of modern and classic cars set to feature at Coventry Car Day grows ever more impressive.
Our international man on the spot, Sir Howard Elston, exclusively reports on a UK initiative that shows just who put the Great into Great Britain
Wednesday 6 June, regular comedy club, The Laughing Sole, heads to The Public – headlined by Zoe Lyons.
Dave Woodhall on (the lack of) events at Villa Park.
Birmingham’s growing reputation as a food and drink mecca has received another boost.
A couple of legendary names from very different fields amongst others.
Police chiefs have recognised the bravery of local people at a special awards ceremony. Eleven people from the West Midlands – more than from any other police force area – have been commended….