Ten things that we learnt in November 2016

on November 24, 2016

At the start of every month we take a look at the past 30 days on Birmingham Eastside and bring to you a curated list of the very best content in case you missed it.

1: That Staffordshire Bull Terriers are the most stolen dog breed in Birmingham so far this year…

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Pic: Sannse

2: There was a car chase in the city centre which resulted in two people being arrested by West Midlands Police…

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One of Reuben Colley's artworks depicting New Street in Birmingham city centre

3: Donald J. Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States of America and we had lots of coverage…

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Donald Trump. Pic: Gage Skidmore

4: Steve McCabe MP had some strong words for Donald Trump. Warning him against a ‘game show democracy’….

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Steve McCabe MP

5: Spending on mental health rose above the national average in Birmingham…

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Birmingham Council House in Victoria Square

6: The council started the hashtag, #CleanerBrum with the goal of making our street cleaner…

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7: An exhibition in the city explored the role of Muslim soldiers during World War One

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8: Could there be trouble at the Bull Ring Market?

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Birmingham's Rag Market

9: Speaking in Birmingham, Former Green Party leader Natalie Bennett said that the “UK should be welcoming all refugee children.”

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Natalie Bennett addressing the Stand Up To Racism meeting in Birmingham

10: Dean Brennan wants to create a fun alternative to the German market with a focus on local talent…

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Award-winning journalist based in Birmingham UK. Data Editor @ Birmingham Eastside and owner of @UKbynumbers. Contact me: @Loftysandro or data@birminghameastside.com

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