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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 […]
The Jamaican High Commissioner meeting is taking place in Birmingham on 23 March 2017. The meeting will take place in the City Council House from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. George Ramocan, who is the Jamaican High Commissioner, will welcome attendees, talking about the role of the […]
This Commonwealth Day, a baton will set out from Buckingham Palace and begin a long and extraordinary journey. Over the next twelve months, the Baton will visit people living in the nations and territories of our Commonwealth family in every continent and ocean. Carried on […]
The governing body for athletics in the US “USA Track & Field” have confirmed that their training camp in order to prepare for the IAAF World Championships in London this summer will be based in Birmingham. It won’t be the first time that USATF are training […]
Birmingham hosted its first meeting of the EUROCITIES Food working group on 8-10 February. Participants included: public health experts, social workers, city councils, agricultural experts, environment and sustainability experts and urban planners from the cities: Almere, Ghent, Lyon, Porto, Venice, Milan, Utrecht, Athens, Edinburgh, Preston, Turin, Venice, Gothenburg, Milan […]