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We are pleased to announce that Distinctly Birmingham will be supporting Waterfront’s Transport-Led Development in the Midlands 2017, which takes place in Birmingham on the 14th November. Since the release of Midlands Connect’s 25-year strategy, HS2’s Royal Assent and the election of the West Midland’s […]

The World Summit on Climate and Territories, organised by the major international networks of non-state actors, held at the Headquarters of the Rhône- Alpes Regional Council took place on 1-2 July. It was brought to life as a response to the upsurge in interest in […]

Making the case for cities as key partners in European Transport Strategy, Brussels, 20 April 2015 Cllr Lisa Trickett visited Brussels to meet new Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc in order to push the urban mobility agenda forward in the European Commission. Alongside Deputy Mayor of […]

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Transport Info Days for the 2014 Call for Proposals will take place on Thursday and Friday 9-10 October 2014 at the Charlemagne building (170 rue de la Loi), in Brussels, Belgium. The CEF provides the EU financial assistance to projects of common interest in transport, […]

Birmingham City Council is part of a new EU funded research and development project which was launched in December 2013 in Lyon. Led by Greater Lyon, the OPTICITIES project will develop and test intelligent transport systems (ITS) solutions in six different cities to help reduce […]

Plans for the Birmingham 2022 handover ceremony are well under way for Sunday, 15th April. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony will take place then and will include performances from Carrara Stadium (Gold Coast, Australia) and part-live from Birmingham. Three artists have been […]

USE-IT! Project news – Community Research begins   The first free OCN (Open College Network) accredited research training took place between 6th and 7th July at the Edgbaston Watersports Centre and kick-started the training of the first cohort of USE-IT! Community Researchers.   The University of Birmingham animated […]

As the USE-IT! project gains its momentum, activities in the community intensify. On 14 June, the first USE-IT! Community meeting gathered over 40 residents and representatives of organisations that are already working on the ground. We shared our thoughts and ideas around greater engagement with […]

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 […]

After Mayor of Frankfurt, Peter Feldmann, visited Birmingham last month, Lord Mayor, Carl Rice, flew to Frankfurt-am-Main for the inauguration of the Frankfurt-Birmingham tram on Wednesday 21 December.     The two Mayors unveiled the tram which is decorated with the coat of arms and […]