Birmingham's first wind farm could be built in Digbeth if proposals for a sustainable mixed-use development on the historic Warwick Bar site go ahead.
Concept designs by Birmingham architects Kinetic AIU, revealed as winners of a competition to master-plan the site, include 11 wind turbines - ten placed along the canalside and another incorporated into a tall building which would greet train passengers arriving from London.
The turbines are one possible way of generating energy on-site, as part of plans by developers ISIS to deliver a carbon-neutral development.
West Midlands Police deal with more than ten incidents of drink-fuelled violence every day, the Home Office has revealed.
New figures were published as police forces prepared to deal with the consequences of longer opening hours which come into force on Thursday.
Police recorded 3,974 violent offences committed in connection with West Midlands licensed premises, in the 12 months leading up to April.
This is an increase of six per cent on two years ago, when the figures began to be collected for the first time.
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A Midland family attraction is claiming to boast a Christmas first - real snow whatever the weather. Sid 'Scrooge' Langley chills out there...
Tony Blair has paid tribute to a Midland soldier killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq.
The Prime Minister said Sergeant John "Jonah" Jones, aged 31, from Castle Bromwich, had been doing an "heroic" job.
Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Blair said he sent condolences to the soldier's family.
He was joined by Conservative leader Michael Howard, who said the death was a "tragic reminder" of the sacrifices made by Britain's armed forces.
In February, 2004 the National Institute for Clinical Excellence set a deadline for health trusts to provide at least one NHS-funded cycle of IVF treatment by April 2005. But Health Reporter Emma Brady found Midlands couples are still facing a postcode lottery...
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