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    Petition calls for Council to ‘Stand Up For “Stirchley’

    On the 22nd December 2016, Birmingham City Council approved a planning application from Lidl to build a brand new store on the Stirchley site of Fitness First and PSL Bowling

    Written by Emily Youlton on 17th January 2017


    Birmingham Cycle Revolution In Gear For 2018 Commuter ‘Highway’

    News’ Erin Santillo reports on the £12.4 million cycle route that will connect UoB to the city centre and beyond

    Written by Erin Santillo on 30th December 2016


    3,000 Children Hospitalised in West Midlands ‘Self Harm Epidemic’

    New figures from the NSPCC have shown that 2,823 children were hospitalised last year in the West Midlands for self harm injuries, increasing the figures by 200 from the previous year

    Written by Megan Stanley on 16th December 2016


    Crime Wave Grips Selly Oak

    Women in Selly Oak have been advised not to walk home alone after a string of indecent exposure attacks have taken place in the area

    Written by Grace Duncan on 5th December 2016


    University Buys Building in City Centre

    On Wednesday 30th November the University announced that it will buy Birmingham’s former Municipal Bank at 301 Broad Street, one of the city’s best known civic buildings, to establish a home in the city centre

    Written by Grace Duncan on 1st December 2016


    West Midland MEPs Admit Uncertainty Over Brexit Impact

    Two West Midland MEPs answered questions on post-Brexit Britain at a political debate at the Library of Birmingham. These included EU research grants, student exchange programs and the status of EU citizens in the UK.

    Written by Joseph Timan on 30th November 2016


    UoB’s Vice Chancellor Visits China

    The Vice Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood joined representatives from twelve other Russell Group universities in meeting with top Chinese universities

    Written by John Wimperis on 19th November 2016


    West Midland Voters Are Still Pro-Brexit

    Despite several polls suggesting the United Kingdom may now favour remaining in the European Union, it seems this is not the case in the West Midlands

    Written by Redbrick on 19th November 2016


    Chinese Media Chiefs Partner With Birmingham To Widen Shakespeare’s Appeal

    The University of Birmingham has signed a new agreement with the Phoenix Publishing & Media Group to broaden the appeal of William Shakespeare in China

    Written by Rebekah Quixano Henriques on 19th November 2016


    UoB Qur’an Presented To UAE Crown Prince

    His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi has been presented with an exclusive copy of the Birmingham Qur’an manuscript by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales

    Written by Grace Duncan on 19th November 2016


    West Midlands Workers Are The Lowest Paid in UK

    A recent statistical bulletin released by the Office for National Statistics found that West Midlands workers are more likely to be paid less than anywhere else in the UK

    Written by Muhammad Rahim on 19th November 2016


    Students Paying 10% More As Rent Soars Amidst Housing Crisis

    The unsettling news is the latest in a series of worrying reports regarding student living

    Written by Emily Darby on 12th November 2016
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