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Chinese car-maker Changun in advanced talks over Birmingham base

A dancer performs near the CS75 from Chinese car maker Changan at the China Auto show held in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014

Changun, one of the largest car-makers in the Far East, is in negotiations over setting up a research and development operation at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston

Eastside plans for HS2 college and Unite centre

Birmingham City University, next to Millennium Point in Eastside
A college for apprentices and a training centre for trade union Unite could provide another boost to Birmingham's Eastside area

Birmingham Conservative councillor calls party 'undemocratic' as he stands down

Alan Rudge
Commercial lawyer Alan Rudge, who was first elected to the Birmingham City Council chamber in 1976, was replaced as candidate last summer following a furious bust-up with regional officials over new selection processes

VAT hits Spirit Pub Company as sales top £400m

Burton pub chain operator says investment in estate and staff is behind growth

First ever Birmingham wine festival

Ian Harvey and Amy Seton
Event brings together wine producers, merchants, experts and commentators with hundreds of wines at Birmingham’s Hyatt Hotel on June 13 and 14

Walker Crips launches new Birmingham office

The new Birmingham-based team at stockbroker and wealth management firm Walker Crips: (back from left) Peter Thompson, Clive Duckitt, Jonathan Brown and Roger Shepherd, (front from left) Kathryn Duffy, Barbara Twyford and Jenny Lomas
Stockbroker and wealth management firm launches Colmore Row base as part of plan to target regional expansion
A dancer performs near the CS75 from Chinese car maker Changan at the China Auto show held in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014

Chinese car-maker Changun in advanced talks over Birmingham base

Changun, one of the largest car-makers in the Far East, is in negotiations over setting up a research and development operation at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston

VAT hits Spirit Pub Company as sales top £400m

Burton pub chain operator says investment in estate and staff is behind growth
Ian Harvey and Amy Seton

First ever Birmingham wine festival

Event brings together wine producers, merchants, experts and commentators with hundreds of wines at Birmingham’s Hyatt Hotel on June 13 and 14

Birmingham Conservative councillor calls party 'undemocratic' as he stands down

Alan Rudge
Commercial lawyer Alan Rudge, who was first elected to the Birmingham City Council chamber in 1976, was replaced as candidate last summer following a furious bust-up with regional officials over new selection processes

Bill Drummond in Birmingham: I'm flyposting the city - because I love doing it

I have 100 posters to flypost around your city. They are in 10 sets of 10. Each set is identical and depicts me painting my head black and white.

Post People: Relaunch of Laurent-Perrier Champagne Bar at the Cube

Edgbaston-based upholstery company Mr McQueen led the five-week project to revamp the bar

The sweet sound of music in Bournville

The Carillion tower in Bournville.
The carillion at Bournville's charming Rest House is admired across the world. Christopher Morley joined the celebrations for its centenary.
Tracey Allsopp, Allsopp & Co; Mary Kaye, SGH Martineau; Martin Allsopp, Allsopp & Co.

Firm's St Patrick's Day festivities

The annual St. Patrick's Day celebration at the Birmingham offices of SGH Martineau was well attended as always.

Post People: Relaunch of Laurent-Perrier Champagne Bar at the Cube

Edgbaston-based upholstery company Mr McQueen led the five-week project to revamp the bar

Tennis clubs enjoy awards ceremony

Emily and Jim Smith.
The 11th Warwickshire Tennis Awards evening was recently held at the Botanical Gardens
The new Birmingham-based team at stockbroker and wealth management firm Walker Crips: (back from left) Peter Thompson, Clive Duckitt, Jonathan Brown and Roger Shepherd, (front from left) Kathryn Duffy, Barbara Twyford and Jenny Lomas

Walker Crips launches new Birmingham office

Stockbroker and wealth management firm launches Colmore Row base as part of plan to target regional expansion

VAT hits Spirit Pub Company as sales top £400m

Burton pub chain operator says investment in estate and staff is behind growth

New funding spurs Ecuity to expansion

Offshore wind farm
Solihull energy consultancy moves to new base with LEP grant

Holiday Inn hotel bought from administrators

Holiday Inn Bromsgrove
Worcestershire site acquired by Kew Green Hotels for circa £4 million to expand its footprint in the West Midlands

Videos & Photos

Bill Drummond in Birmingham: I'm flyposting the city - because I love doing it

Tracey Allsopp, Allsopp & Co; Mary Kaye, SGH Martineau; Martin Allsopp, Allsopp & Co.

Firm's St Patrick's Day festivities

Post People: Relaunch of Laurent-Perrier Champagne Bar at the Cube

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