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Campaigners have accused the Government of “sabotaging” opposition to the high speed rail project after they were forced to scrap a petition containing the names of more than 100,000 protesters.Read
Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire has opened a new £20 million hotel as part of its plans to boost business at the tourist attraction.Read
The father of one of three men killed during a second night of violence in Birmingham pleaded for calm and urged that no one carried out revenge attacks.Read
Images of vandals and looters who wreaked carnage in Birmingham on Monday night have been issued by police as officers issued a plea to the public to help track them down.Read
The mother of a Birmingham teenager shot dead as an innocent victim of a gangland feud has called for the Gun Quarter name to be forever removed from the city.
The Prince of Wales gave military fund-raisers the royal seal of approval during his visit to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.Read
Aston Park has become the ninth green space in Birmingham to be awarded Green Flag status in recognition of its polished appearance and serene surrounds.Read
A Birmingham BAFTA-winning film director is going all-out to prove quality movies can be made without leaving an epic-sized carbon footprint.Read
Novice golfers in Birmingham could potentially secure a footing in the game using Sergio Garcia’s old clubs as part of a drive aimed at increasing youth participation in the sport.Read
Glorious sunshine helped to turn an annual Birmingham street party into a record-breaking success.
A croupier and a customer were caught on CCTV attempting to cheat a Birmingham casino out of thousands of pounds after a roulette wheel was rigged, a court heard.Read
Birmingham is facing a shortage of experienced bell ringers. Reporter Paul Suart visits a church in the Jewellery Quarter to learn more about the art.
Ten Birmingham town centre managers recruited to transform ailing shopping districts are to lose their jobs, prompting ghost town fears for the future of suburban high streets.Read
Pertemps chief executive Tim Watts, who has been accused of sexual harassment, is a “visionary leader and an inspirational character”, a tribunal heard.Read
Residents living near Edgbaston cricket ground claimed new 160ft floodlights had seen house prices in the area plummet.Read
Former Aston Villa boss John Gregory has sold his famous V1LLA registration plate for £39,000.Read
Paul Suart is a senior journalist at the Birmingham Mail covering general news and specifically Kings Heath, Billesley and Stirchley. He used to work at the Coventry Telegraph on a series of weekly titles covering central Warwickshire.
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