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Monday, August 20, 2018

Jump aboard a bus to the Frankfurt Christmas Market this year.

Each winter the city centre comes alive with the arrival of the Frankfurt Market, a clear sign Christmas is just around the corner. With great food, warming drinks, traditional gifts and live music,...

£100,000 plan to reduce accidents and improve safety for pedestrians on Wolverhampton Road.

Work is to start on a £100,000 plan to reduce accidents and improve safety for pedestrians at a busy junction in Oldbury. The work will see new lights with a pedestrian phase...

Motorists warned of resurfacing works at Kings Norton Railway Station

Motorists using the Park and Ride at Kings Norton  Railway Station are being warned of potential disruption during resurfacing works from Monday 17th October to Friday 28th October. There will be reduced...

Slower is safer as 20mph limits come into effect

Motorists are being advised that 20mph speed limits come into force across large parts of Birmingham from Monday (10/10). The speed limits will apply on residential roads in all or parts of...

Highways company apologises for misspelling Bournville on road signs.

Highways company Amey has apologised for misspelling Bournville on road signs. Bournville, which is the home to world famous Cadbury factory in South Birmingham, was misspelled twice on the road signs at the junctions...

Railway between Birmingham and London Marylebone reopens after cable fire.

The railway between Birmingham and London Marylebone reopened to passengers this morning after extensive repairs following a cable fire. Network Rail’s engineers worked throughout yesterday (04/10) and overnight to complete the repairs,...

Milestone reached for proposed £137.2M Midland Metro extension from Bull Street to Digbeth

Plans to extend the Midland Metro through the city centre have reached a new milestone. The Midland Metro Alliance has formally applied on behalf of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) for...

Lorry driver sadly dies following a multi-vehicle collision the M6.

A lorry driver has sadly died following a collision involving two HGVs and two cars on the M6 in Warwickshire this morning (29/09). Emergency services were called to the M6 southbound carriageway between J4...

Almost 8,000 drivers caught by Average Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras.

It has been revealed that 7,915 drivers have been caught by new Average Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras since they were turned on last month. Project partners from Birmingham City Council (BCC), Solihull Metropolitan...

Transport minister Andrew Jones MP launches Swift card on the rail network

Transport minister Andrew Jones MP was in Birmingham this week to launch the Swift smartcard on to the West Midlands rail network. For the first time commuters can now use the Midlands’...

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