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Cash crisis forces Birmingham homeless charity to axe services

An award-winning homeless charity is being forced to axe its weekend cover because of a £74,000 cash shortfall. SIFA Fireside in Birmingham can no longer afford to hold drop-in sessions on Saturdays and Sundays as its staff, some of whom are facing redundancy, struggle to balance the books. The cut in funding has …

New Spring Market for Birmingham

Birmingham’s funked up food scene is getting a new market dedicated to street food, craft beer, music and art. The inaugural Spring Market, planned as the first of a quarterly series of events, is being staged at the Bond, a canal-side venue at Fazeley Street, Digbeth, on Saturday, April 12. (Question: when …