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Aston+Villa+Academy+-+Community+engagement
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Aston Villa Academy - Community engagement

Aston Villa Football Club are bringing forward plans for a state-of-the-art football academy that will enable the club to grow its youth training programme within inner-city Birmingham.

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BirminghamWeAre+-+for+people+who+are+passionate+about+Birmingham
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BirminghamWeAre - for people who are passionate about Birmingham

People with Passion in Birmingham care about their community and are passionate about making a difference and creating an impact - JOIN THEM.

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Passions: People & community
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Parks+and+Open+Spaces+-+Birmingham+loves+them!
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Parks and Open Spaces - Birmingham loves them!

In and around Birmingham, there is so much to enjoy with great parks, open spaces, canals, nature and wildlife. There are so many spaces for people to visit and enjoy.

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Canals+in+and+around+Birmingham+-+enjoy+them!
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Canals in and around Birmingham - enjoy them!

Birmingham is often referred to as being at the heart of Britain’s canal network. With over 100 miles of canals to explore, it’s easy to see why so take our feature and enjoy!

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Passions: Rivers, lakes & canals
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The+Bartons+Arms+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Bartons Arms - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bartons Arms in Aston, Birmingham is one of the finest examples of Victorian pub architecture and has one of the most beautiful pub interiors in the country.

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Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
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Edgbaston+Tunnel+-+A+Historic+Gem!
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Edgbaston Tunnel - A Historic Gem!

The Edgbaston Tunnel is on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal. It is next to a tunnel on the Cross City Line, they both run under Church Road in Edgbaston. The towpath was widened in 2018.

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Passions: History & heritage, Transport, Rivers, lakes & canals
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Curzon+Street+Tunnel+-+a+Historic+Gem!
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Curzon Street Tunnel - a Historic Gem!

The Curzon Street Tunnel was built over the Digbeth Branch Canal in 1838. The engineer was J. Locke. It provided access above to the original Curzon Street Station. It is 49 yards long.

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Passions: History & heritage, Transport, Rivers, lakes & canals
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The+Memorial+Cross+-+a+Bournville+Gem!
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The Memorial Cross - a Bournville Gem!

The Memorial Cross - a Bournville Gem!

 

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The+Green+at+Willow+Road+-+a+Bournville+Gem!
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The Green at Willow Road - a Bournville Gem!

The Green at Willow Road

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Coventry+Pool+Meadow+Bus+Station+-+A+Coventry+Gem!
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Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station - A Coventry Gem!

Pool Meadow Bus Station was opened in Coventry City Centre in 1994 by the then Lord Mayor of Coventry. Now used by National Express buses and coaches. Close to Millennium Place.

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Passions: Transport, Travel & tourism, Modern Architecture
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South+%26+City+College+Birmingham%3a+Longbridge+Campus+(Bournville+College)+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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South & City College Birmingham: Longbridge Campus (Bournville College) - A Birmingham Gem!

Bournville College moved to Longbridge in 2011, on part of the former MG Rover car plant site (closed in 2005). Merged with South & City College Birmingham in 2017. Renamed in 2020.

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Passions: Education, Modern Architecture
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Midland+Metro+-+Eastside+extension+from+Bull+Street+to+Digbeth
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Midland Metro - Eastside extension from Bull Street to Digbeth

Here we follow developments on the Midland Metro in Birmingham during the extension from Bull Street (at the Delta Junction with Corporation Street) to Digbeth (High Street Deritend).

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Transport
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Central+St+Michael%27s+Sixth+Form+College%2c+West+Bromwich+-+A+Sandwell+Gem!
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Central St Michael's Sixth Form College, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

Central St Michaels Sixth Form College (formerly Central Sixth Sandwell College) is on New Street in West Bromwich. It was a public arts venue The Public from 2008 to 2013.

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East+Birmingham+-+development+and+plans+with+community
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East Birmingham - development and plans with community

This is an exciting time for East Birmingham and with the community engaged and involved, Birmingham We Are will be looking at the plans and developments as they evolve.  

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Cronehills+Interchange+Bridge%2c+West+Bromwich+-+A+Sandwell+Gem!
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Cronehills Interchange Bridge, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The Cronehills Interchange Bridge is in West Bromwich, Sandwell, West Midlands. The footbridge was built over The Expressway from 2011-12. Also called The A41 Grade Separated Interchange.

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Passions: Transport, Landscape architecture, Green travel
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The+Lego+Giraffe+-+Public+Art+in+the+City!
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The Lego Giraffe - Public Art in the City!

This public art is a full size giraffe made of yellow, brown and black oversized Lego bricks and it can be found outside the Legoland Discovery Centre at the Utilita Arena.

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The+Precinct+-+Place+Making+in+Coventry
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The Precinct - Place Making in Coventry

The Precinct is part of the shopping centre in Coventry. Designed by the City Architect, Sir Donald Gibson, it was mostly complete in it's original form in 1955.

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Passions: History & heritage, Shopping, People & community, Squares and public spaces
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Holy+Trinity+Church%2c+Coventry+-+A+Coventry+medieval+gem!
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Holy Trinity Church, Coventry - A Coventry medieval gem!

Holy Trinity Church in Coventry dates to the 12th century, and is the only medieval church in Coventry that is complete. It has one of the tallest non-cathedral spires in the UK.

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Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture, Faith
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Greyfriars+Green%2c+Coventry+-+A+Coventry+Gem!
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Greyfriars Green, Coventry - A Coventry Gem!

Greyfriars Green is situated at Warwick Row in Coventry. It is home to the statues of James Starley, Sir Thomas White and Bucephalus known to locals as Trigger (a metal horse).

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The+Flying+Standard+-+A+Coventry+Mock+Tudor+Gem!
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The Flying Standard - A Coventry Mock Tudor Gem!

The Flying Standard is situated at Trinity Street Square in Coventry. A JD Wetherspoon Free House named after a fondly remembered motor car made in Coventry from 1903 until the 1960s.

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Broadgate%2c+Coventry+-+A+Coventry+Gem!
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Broadgate, Coventry - A Coventry Gem!

Broadgate is a Public Square in Coventry City Centre. A current square was opened in 1948 by Princess Elizabeth. The nearby Cathedral Lanes Shopping Centre was opened in 1990 at Broadgate.

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Lifford+Hall+-+A+Birmingham+Hidden+Gem!
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Lifford Hall - A Birmingham Hidden Gem!

Lifford Hall is situated on Tunnel Lane near Lifford Reservoir in Lifford, Birmingham. Hidden away behind a gate, and dates to the early 17th century, with an 18th century watch tower (folly).

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Coventry+Station+-+A+Coventry+Gem!
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Coventry Station - A Coventry Gem!

The original Coventry Station opened in 1838 on the London and Birmingham Railway. It was rebuilt in 1962, and now is Grade II listed, but a new red building is currently being built

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King+Edward+VI+Aston+School+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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King Edward VI Aston School - A Birmingham Gem!

King Edward VI Aston School is one of the schools founded in 1883 of the Foundation of King Edward VI, but the only one to still be on it's original site near Aston Hall & Park.

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King+Edward+VI+Camp+Hill+Schools+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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King Edward VI Camp Hill Schools - A Birmingham Gem!

King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys was founded at Camp Hill in 1883. Shortly afterwards it was joined by the girls school. The schools relocated to Kings Heath in the mid to late 1950s.

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