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Give backbench councillors a say in reforms, city council is told

Birmingham City Council will now hold all-out elections in 2018 - the first time in 14 years

Backbench councillors from all parties must have a say in reforms to Birmingham city council.

Patient safety concerns at Midland hospital trust

City Hospital, in Birmigham, one of the sites owned by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, which is planning to axe more than 1,400 jobs
Patient safety at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust has been branded 'inadequate' by inspectors.

General Election 2015: Election fraud fears over missing voters

A voter placing a ballot paper in the ballot box at a polling station
Almost 70,000 Birmingham voters have dropped off the electoral register since a strict new system was introduced.

Redeveloped Mailbox to open in phases over summer period

The Mailbox in Birmingham city centre, home of the BBC in Birmingham
The Harvey Nichols opening will be followed by a number of new store launches at the shopping centre over the summer period

Revealed: How Jaguar Land Rover now supports more than 250,000 UK workers

The new Jaguar XF crossing the River Thames by Canary Wharf in London by high-wire to promote the launch of the car
New data shows Jaguar Land Rover now employs 34,000 people in the UK – up by 18,000 in the past four years

Photography trail covering three-mile stretch of Stratford Road on display this summer

It is hoped the images will paint a picture of what it is to live and work on the Stratford Road, giving an insight into the rich history of the area