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BID’s virtual Wonders of Westside awards set to bring cheer to entertainment district

BID’s virtual Wonders of Westside awards set to bring cheer to entertainment district

25th January 2021 - News / by Luisa Huggins

Westside BID plans to spread good news across the district with its 15th annual Wonders of Westside awards (WOWs) ce...Read more

Snow brings a touch of magic to Westside

Snow brings a touch of magic to Westside

- News / by WestsideTeam

Westside’s photographer Jas Sansi was busy this weekend snapping away at the snow scenes across the district. Fro...Read more

COVID-19 test case means Broad Street music venue set for insurance win

COVID-19 test case means Broad Street music venue set for insurance win

19th January 2021 - News / by Tony Collins

A music bar and nightclub on Westside has won a landmark legal battle which means an insurance pay-out should provid...Read more

Tony Iommi talks Black Sabbath as band’s ‘heavy metal’ bench reinstalled in Birmingham

Tony Iommi talks Black Sabbath as band’s ‘heavy metal’ bench reinstalled in Birmingham

14th January 2021 - News / by Steve Dyson

A new video containing a live interview with Black Sabbath star Tony Iommi has been made to commemorate the reinstal...Read more

BID launches financial match-funding safety net for Westside businesses

BID launches financial match-funding safety net for Westside businesses

12th January 2021 - News / by Luisa Huggins

Westside BID has launched an additional layer of financial support open to all businesses that reside in the distric...Read more

TV report of Birmingham, Westside and Black Sabbath’s bench watched by millions in South America

TV report of Birmingham, Westside and Black Sabbath’s bench watched by millions in South America

8th January 2021 - News / by Steve Dyson

A special TV news report that showcased Birmingham and the city’s Westside district has been watched by tens of mill...Read more

Former Westside BID director now part of project offering free help to small businesses

Former Westside BID director now part of project offering free help to small businesses

6th January 2021 - News / by Steve Dyson

Free support for business recovery and growth is available to small businesses across Westside from the Greater Birm...Read more

Waterways continue to help keep Westside and the whole city afloat

Waterways continue to help keep Westside and the whole city afloat

28th December 2020 - News / by Tony Collins

Whether or not Birmingham really does have more miles of canal than Venice, our city's waterways continue to be well...Read more

Say it with flowers is the message of boutique Westside florist

Say it with flowers is the message of boutique Westside florist

21st December 2020 - News / by Tony Collins

A leading flower shop in the heart of Westside is looking positively towards the future as it prepares to enter its ...Read more

BID serves breakfast to thank blue collar workers for all their efforts on Westside

BID serves breakfast to thank blue collar workers for all their efforts on Westside

18th December 2020 - News / by Luisa Huggins

The unsung heroes who help keep Westside functioning smoothly and safely throughout the year were treated to a speci...Read more

Westside BID warns of mass infections unleashed at home because of Tier 3 status

Westside BID warns of mass infections unleashed at home because of Tier 3 status

17th December 2020 - News / by Steve Dyson

Keeping large areas of the UK in Tier 3 could result in a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections, according to the furiou...Read more

Westside BID team launches video Christmas greetings

Westside BID team launches video Christmas greetings

16th December 2020 - News / by Tony Collins

Members of the Westside BID team, ranging from street wardens to the chairman, have issued a heartfelt Christmas vid...Read more

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