Month: June 2017

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The Midlander | June 2017

Birmingham is ready to and able to host the Commonwealth Games

Last month the West Midlands Combined Authority and Mayor Andy Street endorsed Birmingham’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games confident – for two reasons – that Birmingham can deliver the best ever Games.

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Midlands Engine On Track For Rail Investment

The Midlands Engine showcased the region’s capacity, capability and opportunities in the rail sector for the first time at Railtex earlier this month.

The event took place from 9-11 May at NEC Birmingham, with Midlands Engine exhibiting at stand M65. The Midlands Engine partners, came together with DIT, Rail Alliance and Rail Forum to host an investors event to present the opportunities UK rail presents, with the Midlands as the perfect place to locate to for HS2 and the many other rail projects coming to the UK over the next 15 years. Read more

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