News & Events

North & South America

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 […]

Commonwealth & Countries of Origin

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 […]

China & the Far East

With Prime Minister Theresa May visiting China this week for the G20 summit, the spotlight has fallen on the big potential for Chinese investment in major UK projects. Council leader Cllr John Clancy is on a week-long trade mission to China and Hong Kong, where […]

Europe

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 […]

Other International

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 […]