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17/12/2021 - Birmingham

Temporary closure of Birmingham Shirley driving test centre

The Birmingham Shirley driving test centre will be temporarily closed for refurbishment from Monday 7 February until Friday 4 March 2022.

Tests will still go ahead

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16/01/2020 - Birmingham

Cars could be banned from Birmingham city centre for some journeys

Around 200,000 vehicles pass through the city centre every day, with 25% of all car journeys by residents covering less than a mile.

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08/01/2020 - Birmingham

Electric vehicles in the UK could be charged on the road without wires from as early as spring 2020.

Cars simply park over the electromagnetic pads, installed underground, to recharge without needing the somewhat unsightly charging points.

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02/01/2020 - Birmingham

Low emission rules

Birmingham will be introducing its own scheme in July and a Leeds scheme was expected to start in January but has been delayed.

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16/05/2017 - Birmingham

Aston Expressway remains closed after bomb discovery – causing traffic chaos for commuters on Tuesday

Police confirmed the Aston Expressway will remain closed, but could not yet confirm when they expected it to reopen

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21/02/2017 - Birmingham

Chelsee Healey (Actor) passed her driving test on her first attempt today

Chelsee Healey passed her driving test on her first attempt, with 5Day today at Sutton Coldfield Driving Test Centre.

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16/02/2017 - Birmingham

More M6 motorway roadworks coming

Busy stretch at Great Barr will be affected for seven weeks before major work on the M5 in Oldbury gets under way

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16/02/2017 - Birmingham

Chelsee Healey on the 5Day course

Chelsee Healey from Holly Oaks attended the 5Day course

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16/02/2017 - Birmingham

Driving examiner tried to SUE a learner driver for ‘braking too quickly’ during an emergency stop and giving him whiplash

A driving test examiner claimed a learner driver's emergency stop was so abrupt it gave him whiplash.

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18/04/2016 - Birmingham

Angry car driver shouts and follows bewildered cyclist down Birmingham streets

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