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LATEST NEWS

BRUM TOPS LIST FOR HIGHEST NUMBER OF START-UPS

For the fifth year in a row, Birmingham has topped the list for the highest number of new start-ups outside London, ahead of Manchester and Glasgow City!

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BRUM SET TO HOST 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES!

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announced that it has selected Birmingham as the host city partner of the XXII Commonwealth Games in 2022. The games are expected to take place from 27 July – 7 August 2022.

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UK INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY LAUCHED

The Industrial Strategy sets out a long term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the UK. It sets out how the Government are building a Britain fit for the future.

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CITY4AGE IS COMING TO YARDLEY AND NEEDS YOU!!

We are progressing our involvement in the European funded, City4Age project which aims to tackle frailty and social isolation of older people. We are inviting older adults, aged 65+, living in Yardley (and ideally use the facilities of The Radley’s shopping district) to take part in the second phase of the study. 

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BIRMINGHAM FEATURES IN THE RISE OF THE URBANTECH REPORT

Raj Mack's feature in the 'Rise of the UrbanTech - How Technology is Reinventing Local Services' - supporting our SMEs in transforming public services. 

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GOOGLE'S DIGITAL GARAGE RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM

Digital Birmingham, Birmingham City Council and partners are proud of their continued relationship with Google and are excited to announce that the Digital Garage returns to the Birmingham City Centre on 14 July to support businesses and citizens alike with their digital needs and goals. Experts will be on hand to offer coaching in thirteen newly designed courses/workshops.

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CITIZENS CAN NOW BENEFIT FROM FREE PUBLIC WI-FI!

Free public access Wi-Fi has been successfully installed in over 200 public buildings across Birmingham - making it easier than ever for citizens to access online services in buildings delivering council services.

See this interactive map for a connected building near you.



Digital Birmingham have collaborated with the key organisations to produce an ambitious framework, and a clear set of actions, for the future of the city. This is an exemplary smart city plan.

Peter Madden, CEO of the Future Cities Catapult