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Cadbury family and Birmingham

The Cadbury family has a fascinating history that dates back to 1824 when John Cadbury opened a grocer’s shop in Bull Street, Birmingham. This feature is all about Cadbury. 


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Birmingham's community supports its healthcare and NHS

Birmingham is rightly proud of its healthcare and does all it can to support the work of the NHS.  Take our feature produced with the help of University Hospitals Birmingham Charity.


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Birmingham - A sustainable city

Birmingham is a city committed to providing a clean environment and protecting its natural environment through partnerships with business and community. Let us show you how. 


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Birmingham, Community and Sport

Birmingham is a city inspired by sport. It is not suprising to see this enthusiasm growing at grass roots with the great support given by business and community. Let us show you how.


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Vehicle hire schemes in Birmingham

We had Car2Go Smartcar's all around Birmingham during 2013 to 2014 (it didn't last long). And we now have Voi e-scooters in the City Centre. How long will this trial last?


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Birmingham - A city of great creativity!

Whatever your passion or your interests, Birmingham has so much to offer as a City of creativity.  Let us introduce you to this great european City with posts, maps and photography.


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Projekt 55, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Conversion of 55 Holloway Head into homes, with upward extensions & new-build construction of townhouses - all providing 131 apartments.


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Dayus Square, Jewellery Quarter - A Birmingham Gem!

Dayus Square is located in the Jewellery Quarter. Originally called Albion Square. It was redeveloped in 2012 and named after local author Kathleen Dayus (1903 - 2003).


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The Colmore Business District, Birmingham

The Colmore Business District is located around Colmore Row and the various side streets. Historic Victorian era buildings. Also called the Colmore BID.


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Historic demolished buildings in Birmingham

HS2 have demolished the Eagle & Tun, and a few years ago the Fox & Grapes. Other old buildings in the area have been reduced to rubble, such as Island House. Gone, but not forgotten!


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Introducing Birmingham Hippodrome - Creativity with Community

The Hippodrome is one of the city's main entertainment venues.  During a challenging time for all venues, we look back and we look at what the future holds for The Hippodrome.


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The Octagon, Paradise, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A new unique 49-storey (155m) Octagon residential tower for Paradise Birmingham - delivering the tallest octagonal building in the world.


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Conventions at The NEC Birmingham

While any kind of event is unlikely now at The NEC, they used to happen before the pandemic. Such as Destination Star Trek and MCM Birmingham Comic Con.


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The Hippodrome, Remodelling, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A major overhaul of the famous theatre will see a new frontage, upgraded foyer and new public spaces.


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Irish Tower, High Street Deritend, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A new 48-storey skyscraper at the heart of an ever-changing Digbeth.


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The Triangle, Selly Oak, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A three-block student accommodation scheme of 1187 bedrooms ranging from 4-12 storeys - all on a prominent site in Selly Oak.


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Acocks Green Recreation Ground, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Acocks Green Recreation Ground was one of several pieces of land donated to Yardley Rural District Council by the Yardley Charity Estates in October 1898.


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Soho Wharf, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A £165m canal-side redevelopment comprising 752 family homes, public realm, new bridge & commercial units.


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Belmont Works, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Restoration of the Former Belmont Works building - a 1899 build - and the construction of a 5-storey new-build element for Birmingham City University.


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The BT Tower - A Birmingham Gem!

The BT Tower is the tallest building in Birmingham. Completed in 1966. Located at 40 Lionel Street in the Jewellery Quarter.


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Introducing Three Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Three Brindleyplace, part of the Argent development and completed in April 1998, is a unique build designed by Greek architects Demetri Porphyrios.


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Introducing Five Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Five Brindleyplace offers 120,000 sq feet of office space, is part of the Argent development at Brindleyplace and the majority of the build is leased by Deutsche Bank.


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Introducing Eleven Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Eleven Brindleyplace is a 13 storey office build designed by architects Glenn Howells, and completed in June 2009, part of an Argent development in Brindleyplace.


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Introducing The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, UK

The Birmingham Rep as it is commonly known moved into its now home in Centenary Square in 1971. Since then it has seen a number of refurbishments and extensions as the Square has developed.


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Introducing The International Convention Centre (The ICC), Birmingham, UK

The ICC, designed by Percy Thomas, is the city's major conference venue and was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in June 1991. Located between Centenary Square and the Canalside.


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