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Domestic sales boost as Aga Rangemaster benefits from 'market wind'

The Total Control model made by Aga which has seen domestic sales rise by nearly 10 per cent in the first half of 2014

Strong UK performance helps turnover as pre-tax losses are also reduced at luxury cooker brand

Complex Cold Forming secures new funding deal with HSBC

Managing director Robert Smith (left) and technical director Paul Bailey, of Complex Cold Forming, which has secured a £1.2m funding deal with HSBC
Black Country manufacturing group set to create 15 new jobs on the back of contract wins with firms such as Ford

Turbosmart opens new base in Birmingham

Jeremy Cope, of Smith Cooper, which has helped Turbosmart UK launches a new base in Birmingham
Manufacturing group launches dedicated base in city to support UK target European and Middle East markets

A chance to own your own West Midlands manor

Peacock Manor, Billesley Lane, Portway, is going under the hammer at an auction in the city

Strong pound threatens West Midlands' growth, economists warn

Currency
Capital Economics’ Regional Chart Book for August suggests exchange rates are a greater concern in this region than others

MP Shabana Mahmood defies Ed Miliband to back Israeli settlement boycott

Shabana Mahmood
Birmingham MP who helped close city supermarket in Gaza protest says she won't back down after leadership tells her to stop campaign
The Total Control model made by Aga which has seen domestic sales rise by nearly 10 per cent in the first half of 2014

Domestic sales boost as Aga Rangemaster benefits from 'market wind'

Strong UK performance helps turnover as pre-tax losses are also reduced at luxury cooker brand

Trio of hires boosts Davies and Partners Solicitors' Birmingham team

Mark Green, Claire-Elaine Arthurs and Andrew Moodie, who have joined Davies and Partners Solicitors
Claire-Elaine Arthurs is one of those joining the firm to head up its dedicated property litigation unit
Classroom of children

Number of 30-plus classes in West Midlands soars

Labour accused the Government of squandering money on pet projects such as free schools instead of providing more teachers and classrooms where they were needed

Higgs & Sons host champagne and canapes night at Birmingham's Bun & Bowl

Alastair Dolman, Higgs and Sons; Charlotte Jackson, Higgs and Sons; Adam Thompson, Higgs and Sons; Daniel Wilson, Edward Cumming, XXIV Old Buildings.
Higgs & Sons' Dispute Resolution team hosted a champagne and canapés evening for their contacts at Bun & Bowl, Birmingham.
Rumpelstiltskin at Stratford Artshouse.

Host of family favourites will help launch Stratford's new Artshouse

The manager of Stratford's newest art venue talks to Catherine Vonledebur about its first-ever autumn/winter season

Actress Lisa Dwan stars in The Beckett trilogy at Birmingham's Rep Theatre

Actress Lisa Dwan prepares for her role in the Samuel Beckett trilogy, her mouth is the only part of her that's visible in Not I.
Actress Lisa Dwan brings the toughest role in acting to Birmingham. She tells Roz Laws what she puts herself through and why

The Magic Numbers are back with a tour of the UK stopping off at Birmingham's Institute

Romeo Stodart is back on the road with band The Magic Numbers after a long break.
The Magic Numbers were one of the UK's biggest bands a decade ago, until things went quiet. Now they are back and touring the UK, stopping off in Birmingham next month. Singer Romeo Stodart talks to Andy Welch
Alastair Dolman, Higgs and Sons; Charlotte Jackson, Higgs and Sons; Adam Thompson, Higgs and Sons; Daniel Wilson, Edward Cumming, XXIV Old Buildings.

Higgs & Sons host champagne and canapes night at Birmingham's Bun & Bowl

Higgs & Sons' Dispute Resolution team hosted a champagne and canapés evening for their contacts at Bun & Bowl, Birmingham.

City's faith and business communities come together for Birmingham Prayer Breakfast

The Rt Revd David Urquhart, Paul Sabapathy, Cllr Shafique Shah, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Stephen Timms MP, Steve Bavington, ChaplaincyPlus.
Chaplaincy Plus and Birmingham Cathedral once again hosted the annual Birmingham Prayer Breakfast.

Brindleyplace's annual Film Festival hosts VIP screening of 80s movie Top Gun

Gemma Stokes, Narvir Bindra, Laura Clapham, RBS.
Thousands of people flocked to Brindleyplace to enjoy the annual Film Festival which took place between July 7-13.
The Total Control model made by Aga which has seen domestic sales rise by nearly 10 per cent in the first half of 2014

Domestic sales boost as Aga Rangemaster benefits from 'market wind'

Strong UK performance helps turnover as pre-tax losses are also reduced at luxury cooker brand

Trio of hires boosts Davies and Partners Solicitors' Birmingham team

Mark Green, Claire-Elaine Arthurs and Andrew Moodie, who have joined Davies and Partners Solicitors
Claire-Elaine Arthurs is one of those joining the firm to head up its dedicated property litigation unit

Complex Cold Forming secures new funding deal with HSBC

Managing director Robert Smith (left) and technical director Paul Bailey, of Complex Cold Forming, which has secured a £1.2m funding deal with HSBC
Black Country manufacturing group set to create 15 new jobs on the back of contract wins with firms such as Ford

Videos & Photos

Alastair Dolman, Higgs and Sons; Charlotte Jackson, Higgs and Sons; Adam Thompson, Higgs and Sons; Daniel Wilson, Edward Cumming, XXIV Old Buildings.

Higgs & Sons host champagne and canapes night at Birmingham's Bun & Bowl

Ian Parkes - Marketing manager for Purity - with their new brew Longhorn IPA on show at the Birmingham Independent Food Fair at Millennium Point.

Food and drink producers gear up for Birmingham's first independent food and drink fair

A chance to own your own West Midlands manor

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