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West Midlands unveils £15BN of investment opportunities at MIPIM

The Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has launched £15 billion worth of investment opportunities across the West Midlands for international investors. This includes opportunities in housing, regeneration, commercial and infrastructure development.

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Paradise Island, Birmingham | Shutterstock

Bin strike in Solihull confirmed

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Bin workers in Solihull have confirmed they will be taking strike action in a bid to secure a pay rise in line with the current industry average. The strike will see almost 100 refuse workers walk out for five days from 28th March, and will affect thousands of homes in the borough.

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Bin workers in Solihull are set to take strike action | Bin workers in Solihull are set to take strike action

Commonwealth Games road closures unveiled - more than 200 roads will be shut during the games

Details of the traffic and parking management plans for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have been revealed with more than 200 roads set to be affected. Restrictions will be in place from 26th July to 31st August. Information on the restrictions are available on the Birmingham 2022 website.

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Pupils from the Jewellery Quarter Academy with the Commonwealth flag | Birmingham 2022

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