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HS2 College: Skills boost welcomed with 2,000 apprentices to be trained

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The college, which will train rail engineers of the future, will be spread across Birmingham Science Park and Doncaster’s Lakeside Campus

114 years on, why George Cadbury's Bournville is still the role model for successful housing

Bournville, Birmingham
George Cadbury’s achievements were recently recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors which awarded him honorary membership

Major Birmingham property portfolio the Great Charles Street Estate put up for sale

The estate on Great Charles Street, over the road from the Paradise Circus development, has been put on the market for offers of more than £20 million

Birmingham and Doncaster chosen for HS2 College

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line
Birmingham’s Science Park and Doncaster’s Lakeside Campus will be the hubs for the college, which is due to open in 2017

Victoria snaps up rival carpet manufacturer in £12 million deal

Victoria Carpets in Kidderminster which has acquired Abingdon Flooring in a £12m deal
Worcestershire firm continues upward trend after returning to the black earlier this year

Birmingham Literary Festival 2014: Chief executive Jonathan Davidson picks 13 events to look out for

Writing West Midlands chief executive Jonathan Davidson
The 2014 Birmingham Literature Festival will be the best yet, says chief executive Jonathan Davidson
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HS2 College: Skills boost welcomed with 2,000 apprentices to be trained

The college, which will train rail engineers of the future, will be spread across Birmingham Science Park and Doncaster’s Lakeside Campus

Birmingham and Doncaster chosen for HS2 College

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line
Birmingham’s Science Park and Doncaster’s Lakeside Campus will be the hubs for the college, which is due to open in 2017
Bournville, Birmingham

114 years on, why George Cadbury's Bournville is still the role model for successful housing

George Cadbury’s achievements were recently recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors which awarded him honorary membership

Sajid Javid to launch Black Country Broadband Project

Sajid Javid MP who is launching the Black Country Broadband Project
Culture secretary in area to kick off £12.2m scheme to connect 98 per cent of Black Country homes and business to superfast broadband
Michael Buble on stage in concert at the NIA in March

Michael Bublé to perform as NIA renamed the Barclaycard Arena

The Canadian superstar will officially open the venue on December 2 following its two-year £26 million refurbishment

Review: Panufnik Centenary Concert, CBSO at Symphony Hall

Birmingham Symphony Hall
Christopher Morley witnesses a celebration of the 100th birthday of Andrzej Panufnik, principal conductor of the CBSO between 1957 and 1959

Birmingham Comics Festival set to delight fans

Jonathan Ross meets fans at the 2010 Birmingham International Comic Show at Millennium Point
The event will take place next April and is expected to attract thousands of fans, artists and high-profile guests
1st Place: Selim Ozturk, General Manager, Birmingham Turkish Airlines; Paul Rice, Sam Hufton, Alun Thorne.

Warwickshire Golf and Country Club was the setting for the Birmingham Post golf day

Turkish Airlines sponsored the second Birmingham Post Autumn Pairs Challenge at Warwickshire Golf and Country Club.

Birmingham restaurant Chung Ying Central welcomes investors and footballers to the city

Fan Zhiyi, International footballer; Birmingham Lord Mayor, Councillor Shafique Shah James Ng, James Wong, Chung Ying Central.
Shanghai investors and footballers were welcomed to Birmingham during an evening reception hosted by top city Chinese and dim sum restaurant, Chung Ying Central.

Coventry law firm Band Hatton Button hosted a charity ball at the Hilton Hotel

Paul Belfield, Handelsbanken; Tina Costello, Heart of England Community Foundation; David Hall, Toastmaster; Dawn Mobbs, Band Hatton Button; Phil Costigan, Band Hatton Button.
Coventry and Warwickshire's business community attended a glittering charity ball staged by Coventry-based law firm Band Hatton Button at the Coventry Hilton Hotel in Walsgrave.
Victoria Carpets in Kidderminster which has acquired Abingdon Flooring in a £12m deal

Victoria snaps up rival carpet manufacturer in £12 million deal

Worcestershire firm continues upward trend after returning to the black earlier this year

West Midlands manufacturers urged to access £4.5m offshore wind fund

GROW:OffshoreWind programme is offering grants to small and large companies looking to grow at home and overseas

MCD directors insist it is business as usual despite liquidating ten companies

Brindley House, one of the projects developed by MCD
Company behind Derwent Foundry and Edgbaston Square projects says receiver appointed as part of an agreement with RBS

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Merton House in Cryfield Grange Road, Gibbett Hill, Coventry.

Coventry home comes with amenities that make it easy to stay active in all weathers

Major Birmingham property portfolio the Great Charles Street Estate put up for sale

Michael Buble on stage in concert at the NIA in March

Michael Bublé to perform as NIA renamed the Barclaycard Arena

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