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Jim Simpson is ‘Doctored’ just before annual jazz festival launches today

Jim Simpson is ‘Doctored’ just before annual jazz festival launches today

19th July 2024 – News / by Steve Dyson

Jim Simpson, Birmingham’s undisputed king promotor of jazz and blues, has received an honoury Doctorate in Music. The University of Birmingham bestowed its award on the city’s famous …Read more

New ‘Westside Marketing Squad’ to promote local businesses and district

New ‘Westside Marketing Squad’ to promote local businesses and district

– News / by Steve Dyson

A new communications group has been launched by Westside BID to help promote local businesses and the wider district. The ‘Westside Marketing Squad’ will enable sales, marketing and c…Read more

FILM REVIEWS: Twisters and Longlegs

FILM REVIEWS: Twisters and Longlegs

– News / Reviews / by Graham Young

Hard to believe that it’s 19 years since a tornado swept across Birmingham very close to Westside on July 28 2005. At that very moment – 2.37pm – I was thankfully cocooned inside the …Read more

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