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Birmingham teenager bids to become UK's youngest councillor

Luke Holland, who just turned 18, is standing as an independent candidate in the Moseley and Kings Heath ward

The interior of the Red Lion pub on Soho Road, Handsworth. The pictures were taken by former Birmingham City Council Cabinet member for Leisure, Sport and Culture, Martin Mullaney, in 1995.

Red Lion pub owner: we have looked after up-for-sale architectural gem

The Grade II*-listed Red Lion building, in Soho, Road, Handsworth, is set to go under the hammer this week after city firm DR Developments called time on plans to redevelop it

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Birmingham arts organisations to have council funding cut by up to 20 per cent

Among those hit are the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Performances Birmingham – which runs the Town Hall and Symphony Hall – the Birmingham Rep, Ikon and the Drum at Aston

London Midland Train

David Kuczora: Suburban train dream derailed

David Kuczora writes about plans to sell land in Camp Hill for the re-opening of Moseley and Kings Heath railway stations and two brand new stations.

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO)

Terry Grimley: Birmingham arts cuts could have been much worse

Arts critic Terry Grimley gives his views on the cuts to the arts in Birmingham.

Councillor Mullaney cleared of being abusive towards traders

A leading Birmingham city councillor has been cleared by the local government ethics watchdog over allegations that he behaved disrespectfully to members of a local business association.

Birmingham councillors rapped over trespass

Two Birmingham Liberal Democrat city councillors broke the local government code of conduct after entering private property without permission, a Standards Committee has ruled.

Work on Moseley Road Baths is going swimmingly

A Birmingham swimming pool is due to reopen later this year after a £1 million upgrade.


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