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Birmingham Science Park's iCentrum plan poised for green light

CGI of the iCentrum building which will go before city planners this week

City councillors recommended to approve £7.5m development next to Aston University which will be home to 400 roles in tech sector

Phones 4U slips into administration affecting hundreds of West Midlands staff

Retailer Phones 4U has slipped into administration placing hundreds of West Midlands jobs at risk
The mobile phone retailer, which was founded in Staffordshire in the 1980s, will close all stores today with almost 5,600 staff facing redundancy

Birmingham's cycling community hits back after councillor's 'discriminatory' claim

Cycle lobby joins social media backlash against councillor Deidre Alden who said the activity was the preserve of 'white, young men'

DTZ brings £215m Ocean Portfolio to market

Swift Park, in Rugby, is one of 12 sites in the Ocean Portfolio which DTZ is marketing for £215m
Real estate adviser selling Swift Park unit in 12-strong portfolio in addition to Fradley Park in Lichfield

Green light for £36m shake-up of city's leisure facilities

Birmingham City Council rubber stamps project which will include five rebuilt or new swimming pools

PwC grows revenue to £2.8bn

Mark Smith, regional chairman of PwC in the Midlands
Midlands arm of financial services firm reports seven per cent rise in turnover
Birmingham Bach Choir

Review: Birmingham Bach Choir, Symphony Hall

Birmingham Bach Choir delivered one of the most important concerts in its history when it performed the Unfinished Remembering which was commissioned by the choir to mark the outbreak of the the First World War

Phones 4U slips into administration affecting hundreds of West Midlands staff

Retailer Phones 4U has slipped into administration placing hundreds of West Midlands jobs at risk
The mobile phone retailer, which was founded in Staffordshire in the 1980s, will close all stores today with almost 5,600 staff facing redundancy
CGI of the iCentrum building which will go before city planners this week

Birmingham Science Park's iCentrum plan poised for green light

City councillors recommended to approve £7.5m development next to Aston University which will be home to 400 roles in tech sector

PwC grows revenue to £2.8bn

Mark Smith, regional chairman of PwC in the Midlands
Midlands arm of financial services firm reports seven per cent rise in turnover
Tony Bennett

Review: Tony Bennett, Symphony Hall

A sea of warmth greeted Tony Bennett at Symphony Hall as he received two standing ovations during a performance which covered a broad spectrum of his back catalogue

Bupa Great Birmingham Run countdown is on

Commonwealth gold medalist Jodie Stimpson who will fire starting gun on Bupa Great Birmingham Run 2014
Less than six weeks to go until big day as attention turns from Great North Run to Birmingham

Review: Sushi Passion in Birmingham's Great Western Arcade

The teriyaki set with a long teriyaki roll, plus maki, urumaki and nigiri, all from Sushi Passion, a new Japanese restaurant in Birmingham's Great Western Arcade.
Along a quintessentially British arcade in central Birmingham Mary Griffin finds a new Japanese restaurant where a Polish sushi chef is breaking the mould
Helen Platt, Squire Patton Boggs; Martina Navratilova, Nick Green, Squire Patton Boggs; Monique Sutherland, Squire Patton Boggs.

Birmingham Law firm serves up tennis ace Martina Navratilova for hard-hitting talk

Global law firm Squire Patton Boggs recently welcomed tennis legend Martina Navratilova to a client breakfast to discuss diversity.

Exciting finish to the 2014 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship at Nailcote Hall

Clayton and Tracey Blackmore.
Eddie Pepperell secured the 2014 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship title after a tense play-off with TP Tour Qualifier Jak Hamblett.

Le Monde Fish Bar and Grill restaurant opens in Brindleyplace

Simon Howard, Director, Myton Restaurants; Gemma Meah, Front of House Manager, Le Monde.
Le Monde Fish Bar and Grill has opened to the public in Brindleyplace.
Darren Billinge, Lloyds Bank, Phil Westwood, Dunwood, and Keith Moore, Lloyds Bank

Lloyds backs Dunwood Travel's expansion

Dunwood Travel offers holidays for the over 50s, including coach travel, day trips and mini-breaks across the UK, and has additional sales teams operating from offices in Nuneaton and Coventry

Retailer Phones 4U has slipped into administration placing hundreds of West Midlands jobs at risk

Phones 4U slips into administration affecting hundreds of West Midlands staff

The mobile phone retailer, which was founded in Staffordshire in the 1980s, will close all stores today with almost 5,600 staff facing redundancy

Birmingham Science Park's iCentrum plan poised for green light

CGI of the iCentrum building which will go before city planners this week
City councillors recommended to approve £7.5m development next to Aston University which will be home to 400 roles in tech sector

AFH Financial acquires Hindsight Financial Services

Alan Hudson, AFH Financial
Worcestershire wealth management firm continues acquisition trail with latest buyout

Videos & Photos

Wayne Tracey, one of the owners of Snobs nightclub and David Southham, the club's DJ

Giveaway: Final night at the old Snobs set to sell out - win five tickets

The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

Portrait of Sir Benjamin Stone

Sir Benjamin Stone exhibition gives snapshot of Brazil's history

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