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Simon Felton
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Blue steam ahead
Trams gliding between Birmingham and Wolverhampton will be turning blue as the combined authority, WMCA, takes control under a new company Midland Metro Ltd after 18 years being run by National Express,  https://www.expressandstar.com/news/transport/2018/06...
Blue steam ahead
Blue steam ahead
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Birmingham in Pictures XXVI
This is the latest in my Birmingham in Pictures series showing the amazing city of Birmingham.
Birmingham in Pictures XXVI
Birmingham in Pictures XXVI
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Paradise Rising - Update VI
It has been six months since I last wrote about the Paradise development and construction of One Chamberlain Square.  The following photos show progress on the site since that last post,  https://birminghamcentral.blogspot.co.uk/2017/10/paradise-rising-upda...
Paradise Rising - Update VI
Paradise Rising - Update VI
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Birmingham going the distance
This Sunday in a Commonwealth Games first the handover between the Gold Coast and Birmingham will take place live across two continents. The title of Birmingham’s handover is Go The Distance, taken from the song by Lady Sanity that she will sing live in the...
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Birmingham going the distance
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Take me high(er)
Cliff Richard's 1973 musical Take Me High saw the pop star playing a character relocated to Birmingham and showcasing the city with scenes set in Richard Seifert's Alpha Tower. This post is a nod to the title and the featuring of Birmingham's Alpha Tower.  ...
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Take me high(er)
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Half a green heart
It has been five months since I last reported on the progress of the University of Birmingham's Green Heart project,  https://birminghamcentral.blogspot.co.uk/2017/10/demolition-opens-university-of.html .  Since then there has been much progress with the fi...
Half a green heart
Half a green heart
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Snow-ful Birmingham
It seems like years since we've have the beauty of snow blanketing Birmingham but the recent snow of Sunday 10th December brought a festive charm, albeit with some travel disruption, to Birmingham and the West Midlands. Here are a selection of photos from S...
Snow-ful Birmingham
Snow-ful Birmingham
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Demolition opens University of Birmingham's green heart
Work to demolish the former main library on the Edgbaston campus of the University of Birmingham has nearly been completed with only a stump remaining of the front facing University Square.  This demolition has opened up the view towards Pritchatts Road and...
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Paradise rising - Update V
Three months on from my last update on the Paradise development,  https://birminghamcentral.blogspot.co.uk/2017/08/paradise-rising-update-iv.html , and the construction of One Chamberlain Square continues to rise with the topping out due by the end of the y...
Paradise rising - Update V
Paradise rising - Update V
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