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The+Valley+Parkway%2c+Bournville+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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The Valley Parkway, Bournville - A wonderful open space!

The Valley Parkway is situated in Bournville near Bournville Lane and Woodbrooke Road. Home of the Bournville Model Yacht & Powerboat Club.

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Passions: Environment & green action, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces
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Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

Coventry won the bid to be UK City of Culture at the end of 2017 for 2021. But due to the pandemic it was postponed to start for a year from May 2021.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Travel & tourism, People & community, Music & musicians
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St Edburgha's Church, Yardley - Culture, history and faith

St Edburgha's Church is situated in Old Yardley Village. A Grade I listed building of 13th Century origin, but mostly of the 14th and 15th Centuries. Including monument to Henry Greswolde.

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St Laurence's Church, Northfield - Culture, history and faith

St Laurence's Church is a Grade I listed parish church in Northfield that dates to the 12th Century. Located in a conservation area near the Great Stone Inn and Village Pound.

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St Nicolas' Church, Kings Norton - Culture, history and faith

St Nicolas' Church is the parish church of Kings Norton. A church has been on this site since the 11th Century, although this one dates from the 13th to 19th Centuries.

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Villa Park - Home of Aston Villa FC

Villa Park is the home of Aston Villa Football Club. The ground opened in 1897. Aston Villa is one of the founding members of the world's first  Football League. 

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The Foundation of the Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham - A Birmingham Gem!

The Foundation of the Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham dates back to the founding of King Edward's School in 1552. Today it includes 12 schools.

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Passions: History & heritage, Education, Classic Architecture
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Millennium Point - A Birmingham Gem!

Millennium Point is a mixed used public venue. Home to Thinktank, Birmingham City University and Birmingham Metropolitan College. There used to be an IMAX cinema here. Opened in 2001.

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Passions: Photography, Travel & tourism, People & community, Modern Architecture
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Vehicle hire schemes in Birmingham and the West Midlands

Previously we had Car2Go in 2013-14. Now we have Voi e-scooter's starting in 2020, and from 2021 West Midlands Cycle Hire. Users need to have an app to unlock the vehicle they will hire.

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Introducing PhotographyWeAre

Photography We Are.com  is a digital space devoted to photography that has been established by Your Place Your Space for the enjoyment of people who share a passion for photography.

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Birmingham Central Synagogue - Culture, history and faith

Birmingham Central Synagogue has been on Speedwell Road in Edgbaston since the redevelopment of the Malcolm Locker Hall in 2013. Previously their old building was metres away on Pershore Road.

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Moseley Golf Club

Moseley Golf Club is situated on Springfield Road near Kings Heath and Billesley in Birmingham. Founded in 1892. It also runs down Billesley Lane, Brook Lane and Coldbath Road.

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Peace Pagoda Birmingham - Culture, history and faith

The Dhamma Talaka Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist temple in Ladywood close to Edgbaston Reservoir and the Icknield Port Loop, run by the Birmingham Buddhist Vihara Trust.

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The Anchor, Digbeth - Historic public house

The Anchor is situated at the corner of Bradford Street and Rea Street in Digbeth. Grade II listed, built in 1901, designed by James and Lister Lea for the Holt Brewery Company.

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Alexander Stadium - Home of the Birchfield Harriers

The Alexander Stadium is situated in Perry Park in Perry Barr, Birmingham and is the home ground of the athletics club Birchfield Harriers. Used for Birmingham Grand Prix & Diamond League

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Birmingham Singers Hill Synagogue - Culture, history and faith

Birmingham Singers Hill Synagogue is situated on Blucher Street in Birmingham. Built in 1856 and designed by Yeoville Thomason. Home of the Birmingham Hebrew Congregation. Grade II* listed.

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The Queens Arms - Historic public house in the Jewellery Quarter

The Queens Arms is situated on Newhall Street at the corner with Charlotte Street. This Grade II listed pub was built in 1870 and remodelled in 1901. Now part of Newhall Square.

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Edgbaston Old Church (St. Bartholomew) - Culture, history and faith

There has been a church or chapel on this site since the late 13th century, even though most of the Grade II listed Edgbaston Church we see today dates to the 18th & 19th centuries.

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Edgbaston Archery and Lawn Tennis Society

The Edgbaston Archery and Lawn Tennis Society is the oldest lawn tennis club in the world. Founded as the Edgbaston Archery Society in 1860, lawn tennis was played here by at least 1875.

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Edgbaston Priory Club - Home of the Edgbaston Classic

The Edgbaston Priory Club is situated on Priory Road in Edgbaston. A tennis club that usually one week in June each year hosts the Edgbaston Classic, a womens tennis competition.

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The Aston Tavern - Historic public house

The Aston Tavern is situated on Aston Hall Road near Villa Park. Dates to 1904. After being derelict for 20 years it was restored in 2014.

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Perry+Barr+Stadium+-+Home+of+Greyhound+Racing+Club+and+Birmingham+Brummies+Speedway
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Perry Barr Stadium - Home of Greyhound Racing Club and Birmingham Brummies Speedway

Perry Barr Stadium, originally built in 1929 for Birchfield Harriers, is now the home of greyhound racing and speedway in Birmingham.

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St. Andrew's - Home of Birmingham City FC

St. Andrew's is home to Birmingham City Football Club. The team was founded in 1875 under the name Small Heath Alliance and the current stadium was built in 1993.

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The Lodge to Heathfield Hall, Handsworth - A Birmingham Gem!

The Lodge was a Gate-Keepers House to James Watt's Heathfield Hall in Handsworth, built in 1797. At 33 Radnor Road near West Drive. The hall existed from 1790 to 1927.

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St Mary's Church, Handsworth - Culture, history and faith

St Mary's Church can be found on Hamstead Road in Handsworth. It has 12th and 13th century origins but was mostly rebuilt in the 19th century.

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