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New £40m Birmingham Conservatoire plans set for approval

Planning officers say brick design, previously compared to an Oxo cube, is 'high standard'

CBSO music programme secured after £100,000 donation matched by Arts Council

Andris Nelsons conducting the CBSO at Bonn for Beethovenfest
The future of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s chamber music programme has been secured – thanks to a private £100,000 donation being matched by Arts Council England’s Catalyst scheme.

Government told about extremists in Birmingham schools four years ago, Labour claims

Labour MP Tristram Hunt
Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt told the Commons that ministers had put city pupils at risk

Asian jewellery students flock to Birmingham university

Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery said 80 per cent of its international students who started this academic year were from Asia

Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society meeting goes with a swing at golf club

Richard Canner, President, Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society; with Ken Wilkinson, President 60 years ago, attending the Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society's monthly meeting at Edgbaston Golf Club.
Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society held its monthly meeting at Edgbaston Golf Club.

US ban on Cadbury imports prompts Hershey's protest

Hershey’s claimed the sale of Dairy Milk and other British-made chocolate products breached trademark laws in the United States
Lord Whitby in China with Covpress

Covpress illustrates why Chinese growth is unstoppable

Jon Griffin visits China to see the opening a major new factory b engineering firm Covpress

New £40m Birmingham Conservatoire plans set for approval

Planning officers say brick design, previously compared to an Oxo cube, is 'high standard'

Labour MP Tristram Hunt

Government told about extremists in Birmingham schools four years ago, Labour claims

Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt told the Commons that ministers had put city pupils at risk

City council transport chief praises motorists' patience during traffic jams

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Several simultaneous roadwork projects are causing gridlock throughout the city and around the M6
Andris Nelsons conducting the CBSO at Bonn for Beethovenfest

CBSO music programme secured after £100,000 donation matched by Arts Council

The future of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s chamber music programme has been secured – thanks to a private £100,000 donation being matched by Arts Council England’s Catalyst scheme.

Julian Lloyd Webber is selling his Stradivarius after being forced to retire

Julian Lloyd Webber says he wants to see his rare cello go to a good home as he can no longer play it himself

American Classics by CBSO review: A performance of sheer pleasure

Michael Seal CBSO
Michael Seal took up the baton for this concert featuring music from Cole Porter, Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin
Richard Canner, President, Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society; with Ken Wilkinson, President 60 years ago, attending the Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society's monthly meeting at Edgbaston Golf Club.

Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society meeting goes with a swing at golf club

Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society held its monthly meeting at Edgbaston Golf Club.

EFG holds annual reception for its clients at museum

Catherine Style, John Male, Managing Director, EFG; and Jennifer Morries, at the EFG Independent Financial Advisers reception held at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.
EFG Independent Financial Advisers held its annual reception for clients, colleagues and intermediaries at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Warwickshire accountants host charity quiz night

Andrew Flynn, Burgis & Bullock; and William Clemmey, Chief Executive, Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs.
Warwickshire-based accountancy firm Burgis & Bullock held its 10th annual quiz night at The Ricoh Arena in Coventry.
Birmingham is set to benefit from a new regeneration pot backed by Legal & General

Greater Birmingham boost as Legal & General launches £15bn regen vehicle

Region is poised to tap into new cash pot which will benefit projects such as housing and infrastructure

Second deal for Mercia Technologies since AIM float

Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies
Warwickshire tech investor makes another investment after raising £70m from initial public offering

Black Country manufacturer creates jobs and expands factory with £900k funding

David Chance, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking (left), and Ray Andrews, managing director of Midtherm Flue Systems
Midtherm Flue Systems which installed plant at Burj Khalifa secures finance from Lloyds Bank and Regional Growth Fund

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New £40m Birmingham Conservatoire plans set for approval

Labour MP Tristram Hunt

Government told about extremists in Birmingham schools four years ago, Labour claims

Richard Canner, President, Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society; with Ken Wilkinson, President 60 years ago, attending the Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society's monthly meeting at Edgbaston Golf Club.

Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society meeting goes with a swing at golf club

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