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    The Big Issue Trials Contactless Payments

    The Big Issue began trialling contactless payments on 3rd December in Birmingham, as well as London, Bath, Bristol and Nottingham. The trial is in partnership with card reader company iZettle

    Written by Charlotte Gill on 14th February 2019

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    News Analysis: LGBT ‘Coming Out’ Percentages For Birmingham

    The number of people identifying as bisexual in the West Midlands has more than doubled in the past five years, new stats released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have revealed

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 13th February 2019

    BIRMINGHAM

    Eight of UoB’s Researchers Make Highly Cited Researchers List

    Eight researchers at the University of Birmingham have been named in the global Highly Cited Researchers (HRS) list of 2018

    Written by Charlotte Gill on 13th February 2019

    BIRMINGHAM

    Ellie Simmonds Dives Into Commonwealth Committee Role

    Ellie Simmonds has joined a Commonwealth Games Committee that has pledged to 'deliver an outstanding Games' in Birmingham in 2022

    Written by Tom Leaman on 11th February 2019

    BIRMINGHAM

    Homeless Man Dies Outside Birmingham New Street

    On Sunday 27th January a homeless man died in Birmingham city centre

    Written by Rebecca Hall on 10th February 2019

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    West Midlands Police Fails to Record 16,600 Violent Crimes

    A watchdog has uncovered that West Midlands Police fails to record around 16,600 violent crimes each year

    Written by Charlotte Gill on 30th January 2019

    BIRMINGHAM

    UoB School One of a Kind for Taking Students From Across Birmingham

    When the University of Birmingham School (UoBS) opened in 2015, the year seven class was made up of students from 61 primary schools across the country

    Written by Megan Stanley on 28th January 2019

    BIRMINGHAM

    Where Have You Bin Over Christmas?

    Over the Christmas period Birmingham bin workers took industrial action over a dispute which saw rubbish pile on the city’s streets in summer 2017

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 26th January 2019

    BIRMINGHAM

    2022 Commonwealth Games Delays Closure Of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

    The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery was due to close in late 2019 for redevelopments, but this has now been pushed back to after the city has hosted the Commonwealth Games in 2022

    Written by Lorna Darknell on 29th December 2018

    BIRMINGHAM

    New Birmingham Memorial Unveiled For 1974 Pub Bombings

    News Reporter Emily Darby explains the significance of three new steel tree sculptures were unveiled outside New Street station

    Written by Emily Darby on 28th December 2018

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    News Analysis: Birmingham’s High Rate Of Homelessness Revealed

    A recent report by Shelter has revealed Birmingham’s high rate of homelessness, with 1 in 73 people in the city homeless

    Written by Rebecca Hall on 27th December 2018

    BIRMINGHAM

    13 Year Old Boy Arrested Following Triple Stabbing Near UoB School

    A 13 year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault after what West Midlands Police are calling a ‘major incident’ took place on Monday 10th December

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 11th December 2018
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