‘On the brink’: Birmingham leaseholders protest over ‘life-changing’ costs to remove cladding

Birmingham Ladywood MP joins them in Westminster. Originally published on Free Radio A group of leaseholders from Birmingham are calling out the Government for the “unfair targeting” of them with the costs of cladding removal. Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Government has covered the costs of removing certain types of cladding from buildings, However,Continue reading “‘On the brink’: Birmingham leaseholders protest over ‘life-changing’ costs to remove cladding”

What next? The forgotten chapter of migration

A documentary exploring what it’s like to integrate in the UK’s second city, and what more needs to be done to support this process.

Brilliant Brummies: Meet Dave Massey, the man behind BrumHour and its 25k followers

Radio presenter, blogger and proud brummie, Dave Massey is the founder and curator of BrumHour; a community where Birmingham businesses, blogs and freelancers can network. The brand has amassed 25k followers on Twitter.

What was Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams doing at a Birmingham university?

Television and movie star Maisie Williams, aka Game of Thrones‘ Arya Stark, made an appearance at Birmingham City University yesterday. The lecture theatre was packed with students eager to hear from a fellow millennial about her newest endeavour as an app developer.

Birmingham Smithfield site handed to Lendlease for £1.5bn redevelopment project

Birmingham City Council (BCC) has announced Lendlease as the preferred developer for the former site of the wholesale markets in Birmingham. At £1.5bn, this will be the largest investment under the 2010 ‘Big City Plan’. The news was announced during a city council meeting.

Birmingham’s ‘Big Sleepout’: over six hundred take part in this frosty November fundraiser.

Over six-hundred people took part in this year’s Birmingham ‘Big Sleepout’, the largest annual fundraiser for St Basil’s, a charity which tackles youth homelessness in the region.