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Only one Midland cyclist a year charged with jumping red lights

Cycling

The maximum fine for jumping a light is £1,000 – the same as for motorists – but figures suggest it is not a major problem despite common myths

New BBC digital training scheme launches

Initiative aims to help young unemployed people in Birmingham and Solihull learn digital and employment skills

Galliford Try wins £66m contract to build new HSBC base

Galliford Try has won the £66m contract to build 2 Arena Central for HSBC
Construction group behind £32m Edgbaston Stadium expansion wins latest brief in city to construct 2 Arena Central in Broad Street

Legal & General Property acquires 1 Colmore Square for £87m

1 Colmore Square has been acquired by Legal & General Property for £87.3m
Property arm of pension and investment group continues deal spree with latest buyout of Birmingham business premises

Scout7's football app kicks off in time for season opener

Bradford Griffiths, operations director of Scout7
Innovation Birmingham Campus company launches new mobile phone all to help clubs with video scouting and analysis

Co-op eyes Jewellery Quarter site for new food store

Travelodge and 7 Newhall Square in Charlotte Street where Co-op is hoping to open a new store
Retail, funeral and healthcare group lodges plans to convert vacant office space in Newhall Square development to open convenience store

New BBC digital training scheme launches

Initiative aims to help young unemployed people in Birmingham and Solihull learn digital and employment skills

MG teams-up with South and City College students for social networking campaigns

Steve Dourass with South and City College Birmingham students and MG Motor UK staff
The Longbridge-based firm’s forthcoming social media campaigns will largely be the work of students at South and City College Birmingham
Cycling

Only one Midland cyclist a year charged with jumping red lights

The maximum fine for jumping a light is £1,000 – the same as for motorists – but figures suggest it is not a major problem despite common myths

Library of Birmingham's Google inspired revival shows how partnerships can save services

Library of Birmingham
Deals with Google and Brasshouse show council can overcome cuts with partners says library chief Penny Holbrook
National Youth Orchestra of Wales

Review: National Youth Orchestra of Wales at Hereford Cathedral

We began here with Dukas' ineffably gorgeous La Peri, opening with sturdily fanfaring brass before strings danced and swooned through a sequence of variations on one of the most seductive melodies ever penned.

Birmingham Harvey Nichols opening boosts city retail scene

The new look Harvey Nichols store in Birmingham
The store opens to the public on Friday, July 31, and the Post's photographers have been in to capture it

Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon

The Royal Shakespeare Theater in Stratford-upon-Avon.
This mixture of Mendelssohn's music for A Midsummer Night's Dream and the play itself, proved to be highly successful, giving us a sense at the fall of the curtain that Shakespeare's play had been a gratifying experience.
Jackie Lee, Andrea Law, Sarah Darby, Emma Piff, Beenita Patel, Teresa Mannion, Alsters Kelley.

Ladies step out on charity fashion night

Alsters Kelley LLP in conjunction with Ladies First hosted a charity fashion show held at Coombe Abbey.

Centro hosts transport conference

Dr Chris Moody, Dr David Hardman and Geoff Inskip.
Centro held its second annual West Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference at Etc Venues on Corporation Street.

Law firm Kerwoods host summer BBQ

Jan Thompson, Kerwoods; Ken Jubb, Delphine Powell.
Law firm Kerwoods Solicitors held a summer barbecue for professional colleagues, clients and intermediaries at Redditch Golf Club.
1 Colmore Square has been acquired by Legal & General Property for £87.3m

Legal & General Property acquires 1 Colmore Square for £87m

Property arm of pension and investment group continues deal spree with latest buyout of Birmingham business premises

New coffee 'pod' opens in old BT phone box

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Jake Hollier and his new venture Jake's Coffee Box in Eden Place
Venture launches in Birmingham city centre a week after originally planned as new life is brought back to vacant old phone booths

Ladies step out on charity fashion night

Jackie Lee, Andrea Law, Sarah Darby, Emma Piff, Beenita Patel, Teresa Mannion, Alsters Kelley.
Alsters Kelley LLP in conjunction with Ladies First hosted a charity fashion show held at Coombe Abbey.
Spearhead collect their Entrepreneurial Spark Pitching Competition prize

Entrepreneurial Spark start-ups rewarded

The gongs are organised by the business Hatchery, Entrepreneurial Spark, powered by NatWest, and partner KPMG

Top Banana secures Whitbread client win

Premier Inn's owner Whitbread has recruited Top Banana to help with events
Black Country event specialist joins a roster of clients which includes Barclaycard, Primark and Barcardi

Mitchells & Butlers' headquarters sold for £69.5m

Mitchells & Butlers HQ in Fleet Street has been sold for £69.5m
Fleet Street offices and nearby Ibis Styles Hotel sold in deal to Legal & General Property

Videos & Photos

New BBC digital training scheme launches

Glebe House is a Grade II listed conversion, tucked away at the end of a rural track amongst a handful of exclusive properties in Hampton Lovett, Droitwich.

Old Droitwich coach house given quite a transformation

Galliford Try has won the £66m contract to build 2 Arena Central for HSBC

Galliford Try wins £66m contract to build new HSBC base

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