Weather information for Birmingham & Black Country

This is the weather forecast for the West Midlands, Birmingham & Black Country

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UK forecast for 29/07/2014

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BBC Birmingham & Black Country

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Birmingham

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BBC Local Live

  1.  
    News on the hour 09:56: Chris Blakemore News editor, BBC WM

    The MP for Meriden, Caroline Spelman, has asked the transport secretary to stop flight path trials being carried out by Birmingham Airport.

    The airport's been testing two new flight paths since May as part of the new runway extension.

    She says there are real problems for local people. Listen live

     
  2.  
    Airport response on flight path 09:48:

    Birmingham Airport says in a statement that the new flight path, to the south of the airport, is required as a result of the runway extension which is now open.

    It is aware of a petition circulating in the community and is recording and responding to all correspondence received.

     
  3.  
    Villa buyer could be imminent 09:39: Birmingham Mail

    A new owner of Aston Villa could emerge "within a month" following a close season of intense behind the scenes negotiations with potential buyers, it was claimed today.

     
  4.  
    Top Headlines
    • Flight path: Trials over Balsall Common
    • Screwdriver attack: Two hunted
    • Listen: BBC WM
     
  5.  
    Government lobbied over flight path 09:22: BBC WM

    The government is being lobbied to force Birmingham Airport to stop flight trials over Balsall Common.

    People living there say the noise is making their lives a misery after the tests started in May and, in some instances, planes are flying too close to their houses.

    Caroline Spelman, the MP for Meriden, is asking the transport secretary to stop the trial.

     
  6.  
    Police hunt screwdriver attackers 09:06:

    Two capped men lashed out at a Birmingham shop-keeper with a screwdriver when he refused to serve them alcohol.

    screwdriver attackers

    The pair attacked a member of staff at Aston's Express Convenience Store in Birchfield Road just before 23:00 on 29 May.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Phil Langstone on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

     
  7.  
    News on the hour 08:55: Jay Vydelingum Journalist, BBC WM

    A West Midlands MP is calling for an end to flight path trials carried out by Birmingham Airport.

    We'll be hearing from Caroline Spelman, MP for Meridan, in the 09:00 bulletin on BBC WM.

     
  8.  
    Bell puts England in strong position 08:44:

    Warwickshire batsman Ian Bell returned to form with a first hundred in almost a year as England dominated the second day of the third Test against India in Southampton.

    ian bell

    Bell made 167, sharing century stands with Gary Ballance and debutant Jos Buttler, who dazzled on the way to 85 from 83 balls.

     
  9.  
    City launches hunt for housing developer 08:33: Birmingham Post

    Plans for a major housing scheme in south Birmingham have taken another significant step forward after the city council cabinet agreed to open the tender process to build more than 300 homes.

     
  10.  
    Footage of officer flung from van 08:23:

    West Midlands Police has released this dramatic footage of the moment a Birmingham police officer was flung to the ground as he tried to stop a getaway van.

    police screen grab

    Detectives are appealing for help to solve the case.

     
  11.  
    Birmingham tunnel delays 08:12:

    The planned tunnel closures in Birmingham city centre are causing delays in both directions.

    See BBC Travel News for more information.

     
  12.  
    Cloudy later 08:03:

    After some morning sunshine, it will turn increasingly cloudy from the northwest. Though most places will remain dry, the odd spot of rain is possible.

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    Late in the day, the cloud may tend to break allowing sunny spells to return.

     
  13.  
    Good morning 08:00: Ed Barlow BBC Local Live

    I'll be bringing you the latest news, sport, weather and travel throughout the day for Birmingham and the Black Country.

    You can get in touch by emailing locallive@bbc.co.uk.

     

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