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Old September 26th, 2019, 06:38 PM   #1941
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Jewellery Quarter
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The Roundabout Appreciation Society (RAS) praised the "quirky" roundabout in Truro, which features hedgehogs named Cecile, Patricia, Denzil and Kizzy.
The RAS also highlighted "beautiful" and "magnificent" roundabouts in Birmingham, Goole and Swindon.
The top examples will feature in the society's 2020 calendar.
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Old September 28th, 2019, 12:58 AM   #1942
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Old September 28th, 2019, 01:28 PM   #1943
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Is the German/craft market and wheel due back here this year? Can this being a highly photographed area if so during winter especially if we get a bit of snow too shame symphony hall will be under development in a way
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Old September 29th, 2019, 12:58 PM   #1944
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This post from demtingzdere over on the thread for Onyx interested me. Does anyone have a picture of the skyline that could be used to head the Wikipedia page?

Currently this is the image at the top of the page


Some fresh, sharp images of the city would be a nice update to the page, and would look good to other people taking an interest in Birmingham. Obviously this is of minimal importance, but maybe we could collectively decide on some images that show the beauty of Brum to update the page with.

These are the images currently repping the city on Wiki. (On a side note, looking at the wiki pages of the other large cities in the UK, we are slacking! )



Apart from an up-to-date picture of the skyline, perhaps something like the new Centenary Square and its surroundings could replace the photo of the LoB, the image of St Philips could be updated to one of the cathedral with the 103 Colmore row core behind, the photo of St Martins & the Bullring could go for a new cityscape, like the emerging Broad St skyline. Or any other suggestions!

If anyone wants any of their photos to go on the wiki page, post them as a reply to this and we can decide which ones go on, then I'll update the Wikipedia page to have them on!

Thank you for this, if nobody has posted anything over the next day or so, I'll nominate some photos myself.
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Old October 1st, 2019, 01:17 PM   #1945
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Bit of a "mini" throwback. Sorry

Here's Feltip getting into position He really loves his camera


Simon Felton loving his camera




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Grand Central



The Bank, Broad Street



Plane landing at Birmingham Airport





The demise of Birmingham Central Library



Consigned to the history books



Birmingham Business Park Spring Walk



Snails pace




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Tom Hardy at the LOCKE film Premiere on Broad Street:

Marathon autograph signing session


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Old October 5th, 2019, 05:27 PM   #1946
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Lunchtime wandering

Few pics from a lunchtime walk up Broad Street and back down the canal to the office...

20191002_110025260_iOS by spacedmonkeys, on Flickr

20191002_110112626_iOS by spacedmonkeys, on Flickr

20191002_110224474_iOS by spacedmonkeys, on Flickr

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20191002_110357190_iOS by spacedmonkeys, on Flickr

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A few more from my lunchtime adventures

20190820_111036191_iOS by spacedmonkeys, on Flickr

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20190917_111855609_iOS by spacedmonkeys, on Flickr

There were hurredly taken from inside 11 Brindley Place when I went to an office there...excue the quality.

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Old October 9th, 2019, 01:43 AM   #1949
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