Ellie Simmonds gets plum Commonwealth Games role
Paralympic hero Ellie Simmonds has been given a key role on Birmingham's Commonwealth Games organising committee.
Residents are being urged to have their say on the plans for a £60 million state-of-the-art Aquatics Centre in Smethwick.
West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has committed to holding talks over plans for a velodrome as part of the legacy of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
More than 1,000 new homes will be built as Birmingham sets to welcome the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Residents have slammed proposals for the new £60 million Sandwell Aquatics Centre – stating the site in the centre of a residential area is unsuitable for the scheme.