Great shows coming up, some fantastic workshops and even a way to keep the kids occupied for a week…!
Dan is the star of his sitcoms How Not To Live Your Life and The Estate Agents, and has appeared in The Mighty Boosh and Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy.
Birmingham Central Library will be hosting a photographic exhibition – ‘Pagalympics 2012’ from today until 17th September – documenting a week long programme of workshops and sporting events at Paganel Primary School.
Tim Mason, professor of chemistry at Coventry University, has been awarded an honorary degree from one of Europe’s most prestigious scientific institutions, in recognition of his contribution to the field of sonochemistry.
The lower columns on the exterior of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery covered with knit graffiti.
The second Birmingham Food Fest cooked up a culinary treat for visitors with a fantastic week of food and drink themed events and restaurant promotions across the city earlier this month.
Steve Beauchampé offers a partial solution to unsold seats at the Olympic Football Tournament.
European companies’ employee productivity levels are at a five year low, according to new research by PwC.
BBC 1 is showing 16 hours straight of The Games. But, says RICHARD LUTZ, there are still good films about on the tv.
Howard Elston, our sport correspondent, reveals how fighting fit Syria will work hard for victory in the London 2012 Games
The Wildlife Trust commissioned an economic evaluation of the benefits arising from the works supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Natural England, Advantage West Midlands and other funders.
Thirty city and borough councils from across the UK – from Dundee to Brighton, Newcastle to Plymouth and Cardiff to Cambridge – are to carry out government-funded studies in a bid to win a £24 million ‘future city’ prize.
Birmingham based PR agency HROC is celebrating after being nominated for nine Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide awards for the west Midlands, equalling the most nominations in the region.
A professor of civil engineering at Coventry University has won an award as part of the 2012 National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS).
Marketing Birmingham has now recruited over 100 commercial partners as it steps up its international investment promotion efforts.
West Midlands entrepreneur, Jane Dean, has been awarded the prize for Career Student of the Year 2012 at a graduation ceremony held at the University of Essex, Colchester Campus.
The Public in West Bromwich are joining in with national celebrations to ring bells for London 2012 – and are seeking volunteers to join in!
Laurence Inman has been away – not so far from Olympia – and returns to find he should have stayed there.
Young people are often portrayed in the media as being feral creatures up to no good. A Birmingham Press reader offers the alternative, and more common, view of children just enjoying themselves in the holidays.
Would-be astronaut and advertising guru Trevor Beattie adds his name to the supporters list for City TV in Birmingham
West Midlands business leaders wishing to inject fresh talent into their workplace can find out about the benefits of apprenticeships at a networking seminar.
Coventry Ambassadors are ready to begin meeting and greeting visitors to the city this week ahead of the first football fixtures of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The Public’s monthly comedy club, The Laughing Sole, returns on Wednesday 8 August headlined by the amiable John Ryan and one of Britain’s finest deaf comics, Steve Day.
…don’t drink if you’re driving is the warning from local police.
A senior Labour councillor is calling for a demonstration In Walsall by the far-right, English Defence League to be banned by the Home Secretary.
Usain Bolt may be in town, but we’ve seen better before. John Russell tells the forgotten tale of the greatest runner Birmingham has ever known.
Howard Elston (OBE, DOA), our guest tv specialist, gives us the best on the box in the run up to The Great UK British Olympic Games held in London, England Monday: BBC1: 19.00- The History of The Games narrated by Sir Brad Wiggins. How Britain and the BBC, host to this year’s Games, played…
Hobzy has secured £100,000 from private investors and Birmingham City Council, delivered via its Finance Birmingham subsidiary.
The latest announcements from the city centre venues.
Never start a story with a question as a headline. That’s the ironclad law when I was a cub reporter around the time of the Mongol Horde invasions across Europe.