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West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire met TV Star Joanna Lumley recently to discuss Pig Welfare

West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire met TV Star Joanna Lumley recently to discuss Pig Welfare

We Demand a Referendum Now MEP Nikki Sinclaire met with Animal Rights campaigner and actress, Joanne Lumley, on Tuesday 24th September to discuss pig welfare. The TV star is in Brussels to discuss the results of an investigation into widespread breaches of the EU Pig Directive Just under 1 billion animals in the world today […]

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University of Birmingham to open prestigious secondary school

University of Birmingham to open prestigious secondary school

Education Secretary Michael Gove has given his backing to the university to open a new “free school” to help city pupils of all backgrounds progress to top universities. Proposals for the 1,150-pupil school, which will be called the University of Birmingham School and Sixth Form, were first revealed by the Birmingham Post in January. It […]

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Birmingham Post gets £5m to help local businesses

Birmingham Post gets £5m to help local businesses

A £5 million fund to help businesses across the West Midlands is set to be administered by the Birmingham Post, after the newspaper’s proposals for supporting employers won Government backing. The Post has won a share of the £1.4 billion Regional Growth Fund, designed to give employers access to capital to help them create jobs. […]

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The incredible journey of the Poppy Factory

The incredible journey of the Poppy Factory

The Poppy Factory, explains the story behind the red commemorative poppies and the ex-service men and women who make them. With the death of the last First World War combatant earlier this year, another of the human threads connecting us to that time fell away. But in a white factory building by the Thames, there […]

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Mark Round talks of a positive future for Birmingham

Mark Round talks of a positive future for Birmingham

During the past three years, businesses have struggled to come to terms with the extreme pressures facing them since the economic downturn began in 2008. However, with a diverse population of over 1.2million people, and Birmingham being a city bursting with talented individuals, there are opportunities for budding entrepreneurs providing the right steps are taken, […]

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