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River and Youth: The Floozie in the Jacuzzi in Victoria Square

Located at the heart of Victoria Square is the Floozie in the Jacuzzi. Official name is River and Youth. Statues by Dhruva Mistry. Built between 1992 and 1994.


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Selly Oak Triangle: turn this land into a public square or park?

Please can Birmingham City Council reject plans for an eyesore student development and instead turn Selly Oak Triangle into a square or park.


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Introducing Dayus Square (Jewellery Quarter), Birmingham, UK

Dayus Square is located in the Jewellery Quarter. Originally called Albion Square. It was redeveloped in 2012 and named after local author Kathleen Dayus (1903 - 2003).


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The Colmore Business District, Birmingham

The Colmore Business District is located around Colmore Row and the various side streets. Historic Victorian era buildings. Also called the Colmore BID.


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Historic demolished buildings in Birmingham

HS2 have demolished the Eagle & Tun, and a few years ago the Fox & Grapes. Other old buildings in the area have been reduced to rubble, such as Island House. Gone, but not forgotten!


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Introducing the BT Tower, Birmingham, UK

The BT Tower is the tallest building in Birmingham. Completed in 1966. Located at 40 Lionel Street in the Jewellery Quarter.


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Shire Country Park, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

The Shire Country Park is a country park that runs alongside the River Cole from Yardley Wood towards Small Heath in Birmingham. Taking it's name from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Shire.


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Introducing BirminghamWeAre - A FreeTimePays Community of Passion

BirminghamWeAre is a digital space for individuals and organisations who want to create an impact and make a difference for themselves, for others and for their community.


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BirminghamWeAre - for people who are passionate about Birmingham

People with Passion in Birmingham care about their community and are passionate about making a difference and creating an impact - JOIN THEM.


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Introducing KingsHeathWeAre - A Community of Passion in Birmingham

KingsHeathWeAre is a digital space for individuals and organisations who want to create an impact and make a difference for themselves, for others and for their community.


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Modern architecture in Birmingham, UK

So much great architecture in Birmingham. Let us introduce it to you with the help of maps, posts and photography all with the help of contributions from our amazing community.


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Canals in and around Birmingham - enjoy them!

Birmingham is often referred to as being at the heart of Britain’s canal network. With over 100 miles of canals to explore, it’s easy to see why so take our feature and enjoy!


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Westley Vale Millennium Green, Acocks Green - A Wonderful open space!

The Westley Vale Millennium Green is located in Acocks Green, Birmingham, not far from Acocks Green Station and the Grand Union Canal. A green space for the local community.


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Harborne Walkway a former railway line in Birmingham

The Harborne Walkway is now a walking and cycling path from Harborne towards Summerfield Park in Birmingham. But was formerly the Harborne Railway line (which closed in 1963).


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Vehicle hire schemes in Birmingham

We had Car2Go Smartcar's all around Birmingham during 2013 to 2014 (it didn't last long). And we now have Voi e-scooters in the City Centre. How long will this trial last?


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Conventions at The NEC Birmingham

While any kind of event is unlikely now at The NEC, they used to happen before the pandemic. Such as Destination Star Trek and MCM Birmingham Comic Con.


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Acocks Green Recreation Ground, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Acocks Green Recreation Ground is located near Fox Hollies Road and Westley Road in Acocks Green, Birmingham.


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Introducing Three Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Three Brindleyplace, part of the Argent development and completed in April 1998, is a unique build designed by Greek architects Demetri Porphyrios.


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Introducing Five Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Five Brindleyplace offers 120,000 sq feet of office space, is part of the Argent development at Brindleyplace and the majority of the build is leased by Deutsche Bank.


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Introducing Eleven Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Eleven Brindleyplace is a 13 storey office build designed by architects Glenn Howells, and completed in June 2009, part of an Argent development in Brindleyplace.


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Introducing The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, UK

The Birmingham Rep as it is commonly known moved into its now home in Centenary Square in 1971. Since then it has seen a number of refurbishments and extensions as the Square has developed.


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Introducing The Wesleyan, Birmingham, UK

The Wesleyan is located at Colmore Square, Birmingham B4 6AR and was built between 1988 to 1991 for the Wesleyan and General Assurance Society. 


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Introducing Beetham Tower, Birmingham, UK

Beetham Tower, home to Radisson Hotel, and located at 10 Holloway Circus was completed in January 2006. It is named after the developers Beetham. 


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West Heath Park, Birmingham - A Wonderful open space!

West Heath Park is located in West Heath, Birmingham, between Staple Lodge Road and Rednal Road.


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Arrow Valley Country Park, Redditch - A Wonderful open space!

Arrow Valley Country Park is located in Redditch, Worcestershire.


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