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The Birmingham universities producing the most rubbish revealed
That’s a fall of 66 per cent from 13,270 tonnes of waste generated by the uni the previous year
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Birmingham artist to spearhead new Prince's Trust campaign
Alexander Rhys Boardman is working with charity and NatWest to promote business start ups among young entrepreneurs
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Residents' anger over damaged playground closure near Solihull
The playground remains shut for health and safety reasons
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Anger after phone mast is approved in Shirley
It will be erected on Yardley Wood Road, despite more than 700 objections
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£1.5 million cycle plan for Sandwell
It includes plans to improve cycling links to local railways and tram stations across the borough
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Labour leadership tells activists they can't have a second referendum on staying in the EU
Many activists at Labour's conference want a 'People's Vote' on stopping Brexit, but Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says no
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Labour has begun choosing infrastructure projects to build in government
'We are discussing now what goes into the first Queens speech, and therefore the first Budget,' says Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell
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No-deal Brexit will plunge Birmingham Airport into chaos, says Labour
Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry says quitting the EU without a deal means planes won't be able to take off
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Birmingham could be stripped to bare minimum council services
The city council needs to make £100m cuts in less than two years
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Mayor wants changes to Clean Air Zone proposals in Birmingham
He said the new charges should be 'as sympathetic as possible' for residents
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Teenage pregnancy posters grab attention on Walsall buses
The posters feature images of a tube of lipstick or a high-heeled stiletto shoe
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Free school for Solihull's autistic children
It could cater for between 80 to 100 pupils, of junior and secondary school age
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