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The Cut returns for 2023!
Happy New Year! We’re back at Counter Cut with our first newsletter of 2023. Here’s to a great year ahead!
Leading our newsletter this week is (perhaps) the conclusion of the many-month-long saga of Birmingham Council’s plan to implement parking charges at the city’s flagship parks:
The decision was announced at Tuesday's Full Council meeting, following concerted campaigns opposing the plans
Birmingham Council has also faced criticism again in recent weeks over failings in their housing department, with an intervention from the Secretary of State, Michael Gove. Jack Dixon writes,
With the Commonwealth Games now fading into memory, the battle is on to secure a lasting legacy for the West Midlands. Tomas Browne looks into one of the sports making use of the new facilities:
Midlands Hurricanes have secured a deal to play their home games for the 2023 Rugby League League One in Birmingham.
Our tech and finance guru, Nial, has been reviewing the latest gizmos and gadgets at a tech exhibition - they might just change your life!
CES is the largest tech trade in the world, attracting around 100,000 attendees and more than 3,000 exhibitors.
That’s all for now, but we’ll be back to our regular weekly newsletters from here on out!
Counter Cut Team