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Look at all the outdoor venues where you can safely socialise on Westside

Look at all the outdoor venues where you can safely socialise on Westside

20th October 2020 - News / by Tony Collins

Westside BID has commissioned a new video to show all the venues with outdoor spaces where customers can safely soci...Read more

VIDEO: Regulars delighted as Cielo Italian safely reopens after lockdown

VIDEO: Regulars delighted as Cielo Italian safely reopens after lockdown

- News / by Steve Dyson

It was a warm, calm and friendly atmosphere when one of Birmingham’s top Italian restaurants reopened to diners. ...Read more

One of the UK’s only LIVE music festivals is up and running

One of the UK’s only LIVE music festivals is up and running

19th October 2020 - News / by Steve Dyson

The annual jazz festival in Birmingham launched on Friday and is continuing every day with dozens of live gigs at ve...Read more

Westside bar manager speaks out on challenges of new COVID-19 rules

Westside bar manager speaks out on challenges of new COVID-19 rules

- News / by Luisa Huggins

The boss of one Broad Street’s leading bars has described how the new tier two safety restrictions are making life d...Read more

The bands WILL safely play on at Birmingham jazz festival from tonight

The bands WILL safely play on at Birmingham jazz festival from tonight

16th October 2020 - News / by Steve Dyson

Just in case anyone’s wondering, the Birmingham, Sandwell & Westside Jazz Festival is going ahead from tonight, ...Read more

Crescent Theatre wins £215k lifeline grant from government

Crescent Theatre wins £215k lifeline grant from government

- News / by Steve Dyson

The Crescent Theatre on Westside has been awarded £215,000 as part of the government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recover...Read more

Westside calls for Boris Johnson to place more trust in hospitality sector

Westside calls for Boris Johnson to place more trust in hospitality sector

15th October 2020 - News / by Steve Dyson

Business leaders on Westside have issued an urgent plea to the government to trust the hospitality sector to act res...Read more

There’s ‘no support’ for Birmingham’s new COVID-19 rules, top Tories tell government

There’s ‘no support’ for Birmingham’s new COVID-19 rules, top Tories tell government

13th October 2020 - News / by Tony Collins

Leading Conservative politicians have criticised the government for placing Birmingham in the new ‘high risk’ tier t...Read more

‘Ciao di nuovo’: top Italian restaurant Cielo reopens on Westside

‘Ciao di nuovo’: top Italian restaurant Cielo reopens on Westside

8th October 2020 - News / by Tony Collins

Cielo Italian, one of the Midlands top Italian restaurants, plans to say ‘ciao di nuovo’, or ‘hello again’, to custo...Read more

Jazz festival unveils programme of 36 events over 10 days

Jazz festival unveils programme of 36 events over 10 days

5th October 2020 - News / by Tony Collins

Jazz lovers will enjoy some long-awaited toe-tapping as the Birmingham, Sandwell & Westside Jazz Festival unveil...Read more

Bellissimo! Del Villaggio re-opens to diners after huge refurbishment

Bellissimo! Del Villaggio re-opens to diners after huge refurbishment

1st October 2020 - News / by Tony Collins

A true taste of Italy is returning to Westside following the completion of a major refurbishment project that has tr...Read more

Venues of Birmingham’s ‘Golden Mile’ welcome students back with special offers

Venues of Birmingham’s ‘Golden Mile’ welcome students back with special offers

28th September 2020 - News / by Tony Collins

Thousands of students have begun flocking to universities in and around Birmingham, either to resume their studies o...Read more

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