270ft hotel to be built opposite John Lewis and Grand Central in the City...

Bloc, which has a 73 bedroom hotel in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter, has been granted planning permission to build a vast 238 bedroom hotel on Hill Street - opposite...

Learn something new about our great city during Birmingham Heritage Week.

Birmingham Heritage Week organisers are encouraging local people and visitors to explore and learn something new about the city as the countdown to over 200 events begins, with ten days to...

Birmingham named as the funniest city in the United Kingdom

Birmingham has been named as the funniest city in the United Kingdom, according to the study by lastminute.com. The online travel and leisure site analysed over three million social conversations alongside consumer...

More than 5 million Brits holidaying at home this bank holiday weekend.

More than 5 million Brits are planning a holiday at home for the August Bank Holiday weekend this year according to a VisitEngland survey. VisitEngland’s Bank Holiday Trip Tracker survey shows that...

Canal and River Trust prepare for one of their biggest jobs of the summer.

Birmingham alone has more waterways than Venice - combine that with the canals through the Black Country, more than a hundred miles of them, and you have a fascinating and extensive...

Cheeky Nandos on the house for all students who got their A Levels results.

Breathe a sigh of relief, the exams are over! To celebrate and wave the stress goodbye, Nandos is giving away a free ¼ chicken or Appeteaser to anyone who got their A...

Ikea opening their new store on Dale End in the City Centre.

Famous Swedish retailer IKEA will be opening their new order and collection store on Dale End in the City Centre on Thursday 18th August. The store is a new format that Ikea...

Birmingham Airport launches newly designed and interactive children’s pre-flight play areas.

Birmingham Airport recently launched two newly designed and interactive children’s pre-flight play areas giving thousands of youngsters jetting off on holiday a fun and engaging experience in the terminal. The ‘Sky Zone’...

July Passenger Figures put Birmingham Airport on Course to Celebrate Record Summer.

Birmingham Airport has yet again welcomed over a million passengers in a single month through its terminal. In total 1,221,212 people were recorded travelling through the airport in July, up by 14%...

Ikea to open a store on Dale End in the City Centre later this...

Ikea has announced plans to open a new order and collection store on Dale End in the City Centre on Thursday 18th August. The store is a new format that Ikea has...

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