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Morrisons has introduced a weekly “quieter hour” for autistic shoppers who struggle with music...

On Saturdays from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM all Morrisons UK stores will dim lights, turn music off, avoid using the tannoy and turn check-out beeps down. The movement of trolleys...

MasterChef finalist Louisa Ellis takes over Harvey Nichols for one night only

Harvey Nichols Birmingham is teaming up with much-lauded chef Louisa Ellis for a one night only restaurant takeover. The MasterChef: The Professionals finalist will bring her innovative style to the luxury...

Learn about the history of Birmingham’s last public hanging and capital punishment in evening...

On Saturday 14th of July, from 5-7pm, you can experience a fascinating tour about Birmingham’s last public hanging and capital punishment. Organised by the West Midlands police, this lock-up evening tour...

Starbucks to ban plastics straws in all stores by 2020

Starbucks has said that by 2020 it will eliminate plastic straws from its stores as a step towards the reduction of environmental plastic pollution. Colleen Chapman, vice-president of Starbucks' global social impact,...

IKEA will take back your old furniture, resell it and give you the money

Sweden’s famous furniture brand, IKEA, recently announced that it plans to use only renewable and recycled materials in its products by 2030, in a brilliant commitment by a global store group...

Top 10 Orgasmic Meat Restaurants in Birmingham

Though it’s all the rage to be vegan right now, there are many of us who still completely ADORE meat. Which is why we’ve put together the top 10 delicious meat...

Secretary of state for culture has said that mobile phones should be banned by...

Matt Hancock, writing in the Telegraph, called for more schools to ban mobile phones and said he admired those headteachers who did not allow mobile phone usage during the school day. This news...

West Midlands Police launches project to look at the pay and conditions of police...

A project has launched looking at the pay and conditions of police staff across West Midlands Police. From how roles are evaluated, what they are paid, to the allowances people receive –...

Iconic pub and live-music venue The Flapper have accepted an extended leased extension and...

The Flapper will remain open until 2019 after gaining an extension of 12 months whilst the owners discuss future plans with Birmingham City Council. This comes after a large out-cry, earlier...

David Attenborough is urging you to ‘save the bees’.

Bees are amazing and fulfil a vital role in our ecosystem, (if you don’t believe me then watch Bee Movie!). You may think that one bee alone may not amount to...

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