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14:01, 17 JAN 2019
2019 is the year of Green Action
Welcome to 2019, the ‘Year of Green Action’ - as designated by the Government as part of its 25-year Environment Plan.
Pass the pickled crickets please
There is though a growing interest in providing insect-based foods for people everywhere
Rescue plan for local wildlife
Human activities have destroyed more than half (60%) of the world’s wildlife in the last 50 years.
A single voice for the environment
There are many ‘green’ organisations in the West Midlands, in both the voluntary and public sectors.
Wild flowers on the verge
When we contemplate our dried up gardens it is easy to think that nature is being destroyed by the heat, but it is of course very resilient.
Charity encouraging people to go out and hunt wild flowers
Compared to previous generations children today are no longer encouraged to pick and play with wild flowers.
THE BIG DEBATE | Securing the prosperity of the West Midlands: Where to from here?
Birmingham Post and Mail editor-in-chief Marc Reeves host a panel of key players including West Midlands Mayor Andy Street and Lloyds Banking Group Ambassador for the Midlands, Martin Dodd
Review of 2017 - May: New mayor elected, unexploded bomb and HS2 landmark revamp
There was a historic moment for West Midlands politics in May as Andy Street was appointed the region's first directly mayor and Birmingham was strangled for almost two days after an unexploded bomb was found
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Twitter founder opens Birmingham pop-up shop
Payment company co-founded by Jack Dorsey targets West Midlands businesses with city centre store
Are you out for the annual Big Butterfly Count?
To monitor trends in butterfly populations, positive and negative, Butterfly Conservation has organised its eighth annual Big Butterfly Count.
Fox hunting while the Earth burns
We might have hoped environmental issues would be to the fore during the next general election instead we got the Prime Minister saying she favours fox hunting and will re-open the debate.
Birmingham Post Business Awards
Birmingham Post Business Awards 2017 launches - how to enter
Entries are now open for this year's Birmingham Post Business Awards - BPBA 2017
Do you know a business with these three special qualities? Nominate them for a chance to win £5,000 in cash
npower are looking for 'Super Powered Businesses' to win a cash prize and mentoring from an expert
MIPIM 2017: How the Midlands sent a powerful message to global investors about its exciting future
Nearly 3,000 international delegates visited the Midlands UK pavilion during global real estate show MIPIM 2017
Latest Trump Tweets leave automakers scratching heads again
The new president-elect's tweets show something of a lack of understanding of the modern auto industry
Worrying report is a stark warning to the state of our wildlife
The nation's nature conservation organisations have published a worrying report on the overall health of our wildlife.
Dog Days could be near for British wildlife
There is an opportunity now to reform and improve the ways we reward those who manage land for helping wildlife; equally there is a huge risk that the imperfections of the present system will be used as an excuse to dismantle the whole process.
Birmingham Post Power 250: Social Media
The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of social media
Birmingham Post Power 250: Sport
The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of sport
BBC Birmingham kicks of Digital Cities 2016 amid calls for investment
Birmingham will launch Digital Cities 2016, with a week of techie activities from March 14 to 20
Jess Phillips obviously didn't threaten Jeremy Corbyn so stop being silly
People who pretend to be offended on Twitter are like a footballer throwing themselves to the ground and rolling around in mock pain
Moderates must find an answer to Jeremy Corbyn, says Byrne
Birmingham MP Liam Byrne launched a battle for the soul of the Labour Party as he warned that “moderates” needed to explain how they would cut inequality
Birmingham City Council
Birmingham named City of the Year in prestigious property awards
Estates Gazette and MIPIM UK Awards also hand City Leader of the Year gong to Sir Albert Bore - a week after he was forced to stand down
Seven Capital creates video on why Birmingham is the place to invest
Seven Capital, which is building a host of new apartments across the city centre, drafted in the likes of Lord Digby Jones and Stacey Barnfield for the film