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Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability, and Philip Edwards, Assistant Director Transportation and Connectivity, visited Frankfurt on 24 October to work on new strategies to improve Birmingham’s sustainable transport infrastructure. The study visit included meetings with the Frankfurt’s Economic Development GmbH, the […]

The Tenth Anniversary of friendship and exchange between Birmingham and Nanjing was marked by a visit from Birmingham’s partner city on 12th September 2018.  The ten strong delegation, led by the Party Secretary, Mr Zhang Jinghua, met with Council Leader Cllr Ian Ward and Bham […]

Birmingham has once again joined forces with the German city of Leipzig to develop new ways of driving growth and innovation for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). As part of the Mayor of Leipzig’s visit to Birmingham, marking the 25th anniversary of partnership between the cities, […]

Our colleagues from Sport Birmingham have traveled to Lyon between 2-8 July for the Europod exchange trip with 19 young people from the Perry Barr and Ladywood constituencies in Birmingham, representing Continental Star FC and Bidgley Badminton Club. It’s the first time Birmingham participated in this tri-national exchange with […]

Our colleagues from Sport Birmingham have been invited to join a long-standing exchange programme put together by Frankfurt and Lyon. The collaboration is now in its seventh year and brings together a youth sports clubs from both cities. Last year’s sports camp brought together over 300 young people […]

The Leader of Birmingham City Council Councillor John Clancy attended the Birmingham Sister City Chicago’s Global Cities Forum. The Forum brought the Mayors of approximately 20 world status cities together, with over 500 senior representatives of both Chicago’s Sister Cities and many others. The forum comprised of several […]

Teams from three of Birmingham’s European twin cities arrived to the city on Sunday 1st May to take part in the first ever Birmingham European Capital of Running Team 10k Cup, as part of the Great Birmingham 10k run. The respective teams were made up by […]

Global leaders in business, education, civics, and the arts will converge in Chicago June 1-3 for an integrated, cross-sector dialogue on the power and limitations of global cities to shape the world’s future. A delegation from Birmingham is to attend the 2016 edition of the […]

As part of the 50th anniversary our city celebrates with Frankfurt this year, Bournville Young Singers (BYS) hosted 55 members of the Frankfurt Cathedral Youth Choir who also joined them for their own 30th anniversary Gala concert on the 24th of April. The journey of the Frankfurt singers was […]

Teams from four of Birmingham’s European twin cities will arrive in the city to take part in the seconds edition of Birmingham European Capital of Running Team 10k Cup, as part of the Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k. This years edition is co-organised by Birmingham City Council and supported by the […]