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Pay day loan shop approved despite fears of crime and debt problems
Planning chairman backs shop saying it is better than a loan shark
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Discount supermarket coming to Longbridge but not everyone is happy to see it
Planning committee told residents would prefer leisure facilities, Ikea or Primark
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Wanted: Five people to help organise the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham but the salary may surprise you
Government is advertising for non-executive directors to join organising committee
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What you need to know about the General Data Protection Regulation and this website
Read our privacy notice and our policy on GDPR as the new European law comes into effect
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World leaders to gather in Birmingham to discuss the end of the petrol car
Birmingham is to host the world's first zero-emission vehicle summit, as the UK plans to ban sale of new petrol and diesel cars
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Mayor: Our diversity is an asset for the West Midlands
West Midlands Mayor wants our leadership to better reflect the population
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Why is Birmingham City Council so addicted to secrecy?
Birmingham City Council seems to be making every effort to withhold useful information
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Labour MP Ian Austin says Jeremy Corbyn has 'extreme views' and should not lead the party
Black Country MP Ian Austin says Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell are trying to turn Labour into a Marxist party
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Private waste collection firm Junk Hunters targets Birmingham after bin strike
London operator Junk Hunters launching its second branch in Birmingham
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This disused care home could put up 55 homeless Birmingham families
Plans to convert Magnolia House in Highgate earmarked for approval
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Aldi's Great Barr store plans are rejected
Superstore's planning appeal rejected to protect trees on the site
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Why are today's left-wingers so right wing?
Standing up to the Tories is no longer fashionable on the left
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