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Sparkhill residents waited a day for council help following May floods
Flood has cost paint making business £500,000 while many residents are still battling for repairs
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Here are the three things that could happen next with Brexit
Theresa May has three options, but none of them are perfect
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Here's why Birmingham city centre should have a massive park
Council should turn former Wholesale Market site into green space say campaigners
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Delays to flood defence works left Selly Park residents exposed
Residents group hits out at authorities after hundreds hit by the May Bank Holiday flood
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Honorary doctorate for NHS trust chief
Sarah-Jane Marsh has been recognised for creating the first NHS trust of its kind after landmark merger in 2017
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Government spent more than £500,000 of taxpayer money moving these four West Midlands academies
Two were in Birmingham: the Ark Academy Victoria, previously known as Perry Beeches V, and Arena Academy
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Comment: Jewellery Quarter factory conversion shows how it should be done
Architect Joe Holyoak heaps praise on a small but well-executed renovation and suggests more projects should follow this example
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West Midlands Police deal with seven knife crimes every day
There were 2,850 knife crimes in the area served by West Midlands Police over 12 months - and that's up by a fifth since the year before
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BBC 'plan' as the region proves poor relation once more
Campaign group criticises corporation again as just 1.9 per cent of corporation's network television budget is spent in the Midlands
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Government should pay for fitting fire safety sprinklers to council tower blocks
Birmingham City Council wants £31 million for safety upgrades after Grenfell tragedy
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'Naive' to think people would be happy about plans to close Kings Norton day centre
The Fairway day centre in Kings Norton has had the axe looming over it for more than two years
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West Midlands Mayor Andy Street looks to London for lessons on running a transport network
With the Commonwealth Games coming to Birmingham, Mayor Andy Street wants to know how London coped with the Olympics
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