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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Two Hall Green gardeners get local railway stations blooming.

Two Hall Green gardeners, Vivienne Wilkes and Diane Shirley, are showing their local pride and supporting their railway by greening up not just one but two London Midland stations. Vivienne and Diane...

‪Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per...

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon (24/03). Tesco’s network of 500 filling stations is the...

Transport for West Midlands to take over the day-to-day running of its Midland Metro...

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is to take over the day-to-day running of its Midland Metro trams from October 2018 when the current concession, held by National Express, finishes. The move will...

Laptops and other technology not allowed in the cabin on flights to the UK...

The government announced on Tuesday (21/03) there will be changes to aviation security measures for selected inbound flights to the United Kingdom. Phones, laptops and tablets larger than 16.0cm x 9.3cm x...

Midland Metro passenger numbers set to top seven million on back of city centre...

The number of people using the Midland Metro soared to record levels last year after the tram system was extended onto the streets of the city centre. Passenger figures jumped from five...

Monarch flight aborted at Birmingham Airport after suspected engine fault.

Monarch Airlines flight to Malaga was aborted, at around 7AM this morning (16/03), following reports of a suspected engine fault on the runway at Birmingham Airport. Anup Sodha, who was onboard the plane,...

Race-goers heading to the Cheltenham Festival urged to plan their journeys from New Street...

Race-goers heading to the Cheltenham Festival can avoid long faces by planning their journey and allowing plenty of time to catch their trains from New Street Station. The annual meet draws huge crowds,...

Typhoon aircraft deployed to intercept a civilian aircraft and escort it to Birmingham Airport.

The Royal Airforce has confirmed that a Typhoon aircraft from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire intercepted a civilian aircraft that had lost communications over the North Sea this morning (07/03). The aircraft, a...

National Express West Midlands bus passengers can now get their show on the road...

The Birmingham-based bus company has launched the UK’s first on-bus infotainment system, offering blockbuster films, TV, news and magazines online completely free of charge. The National Express VUER (View, Unwind, Enjoy, Relax)...

Nearly two months of travel disruption is coming for M6 commuters

Motorists using the M6 in the West Midlands are set to experience delays for the next seven weeks or so after Highways England kicked off delayed roadworks. The works, which were supposed...

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