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A topping time at Topokki in Birmingham

The Bullring is many things to many shoppers and it presumably makes a significant contribution to consumer spending, and therefore, economic turnover, in Birmingham. It is, or was, the biggest shopping centre north of Kettering when it threw open its doors in 2003. In doing so, smart-arsed marketing bods were allowed …

Breakfast is axed for city homeless

For the first time in its 30-year history, a Birmingham charity has been forced to axe breakfast for the homeless. Like most charities, SIFA Fireside has been hit by a double whammy of financial cuts and rising costs. It simply cannot afford to provide the first meal and hot drink …