Archive of March 2011 - Transforming Cities

Could a public square transform Dubai?

on March 21st, 2011 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

AA Gill’s feature, Dubai on Empty in Vanity Fair (see link below), claims Dubai has the worst excesses of life. But there’s also much to learn from this visionary place. Within just fifty years they have built a major global city out of the desert.

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Handsworth’s heritage comes to life

on March 12th, 2011 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

The Handsworth Heritage Trail was officially launched by Councillor Paulette Hamilton at Soho House on 11th March 2011. This brand new heritage trail captures a journey through Handsworth’s rich past as well creating a pleasant and healthy walk for residents and visitors alike.

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Government Ministers in talks on Royal Charter for Sutton Coldfield

on March 9th, 2011 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

Press articles from the Birmingham Post (16th February 2011, main article page 17), Sutton Coldfield News (21st January 2011, front page, and February 11th, 2011), Sutton Coldfield Observer 4th February, page 2). The Carl Chinn show on BBC Radio WM, also included a ten minute interview with Nick Corbett on the Royal Charter for Sutton Coldfield (Sunday 30 January 2011 at 10.00 a.m.).

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