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John Crabtree OBE has been appointed by the Queen as the new Lord-Lieutenant for the West Midlands. The appointment being effective immediately from January 3, 2017. The West Midlands Lieutenancy is the second largest lieutenancy in the country and covers a population of more than […]
On Monday 12th March, Commonwealth Day was celebrated across the 53 nations that make up the Commonwealth. Birmingham was no exception; the city saw an enthusiastic display of events and ceremonies throughout the day including a flag raising ceremony at the Council House in Victoria […]
Commonwealth day is celebrated every year on the second Monday of March, across the Commonwealth. It offers an opportunity to promote understanding on global issues, international co-operation and the work of the Commonwealth organisations, which aim to improve the lives of citizens. 2017 marked the […]
Commonwealth day is celebrated by the Commonwealth nations every second Monday in March. Although the occasion is marked by a multi-faith service in Westminster Abbey and H.M. the Queen’s speech broadcast around the globe, Commonwealth Day does not enjoy widespread public awareness. For the past 2 years, […]
Did you know that Commonwealth Day is celebrated in the UK every year and this year it falls on 9th March? Birmingham is marking the occasion this year by welcoming the new members of our community from the Commonwealth in a citizenship ceremony at the […]