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Brindley House developer MCD to be liquidated

Brindley House

MCD Developments and subsidiaries including MCD (Brindley House) are set to appoint Chantrey Vellacott as liquidator on Thursday

Barclays backs Lander Automotive in £3m funding deal

Nigel Bailey, relationship director at Barclays
Manufacturing group set to benefit from Jaguar Land Rover's i54 plant will use funding to install new production lines at Birmingham factory

Mazars appoints new managing partner for Birmingham

Lee Cartwright, new managing partner and head of office at Mazars in Birmingham
Lee Cartwright takes over top job from David Chapman who is focusing on his role as national head of acquisitions

Liam Byrne urges Birmingham to convene 'constitutional convention'

Liam Byrne MP who is calling for powers to be moved to the regions immediately
Hodge Hill MP and former Cabinet Minister among a number of Labour MPs demanding action to move power from Westminster to English regions

Tory Conference to host 300 fringe events

Conservative Party Conference
Creative industries, regional devolution and manufacturing among the key themes to be covered during substantial fringe programme

Lord Heseltine launches chamber link with colleges to close skills gap

Lord Michael Heseltine
New Skills Hub founded with local colleges to develop formal integration between employers and training providers
Brindley House

Brindley House developer MCD to be liquidated

MCD Developments and subsidiaries including MCD (Brindley House) are set to appoint Chantrey Vellacott as liquidator on Thursday

DTZ recruits eight new faces to Birmingham team

New recruits at DTZ in Birmingham (from left) Jonathan Browning, Oliver Bates, Paul Reynolds, James Potter, Lewis Rollason, Ian Forrester and Peter Fullam
Real estate adviser boosts rating and property management teams with swoop on city rivals to bolster Colmore Square team
Liam Byrne MP who is calling for powers to be moved to the regions immediately

Liam Byrne urges Birmingham to convene 'constitutional convention'

Hodge Hill MP and former Cabinet Minister among a number of Labour MPs demanding action to move power from Westminster to English regions

Lord Heseltine launches chamber link with colleges to close skills gap

Lord Michael Heseltine
New Skills Hub founded with local colleges to develop formal integration between employers and training providers
Ben Turner as Amir and Andrei Costin as Hassan in The Kite Runner at Birmingham Rep

Birmingham Rep hosts The Kite Runner: Review

Fionnuala Bourke reviews The Kite Runner at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Cycle Show at the NEC: Five things to see and do

Sir Chris Hoy at The Cycle Show 2012 at The NEC
See a selection of what's on offer at The Cycle Show 2014 which once again returns to the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull

Chris Packham attends Birmingham's NEC for the National Pet Show

Chris Packham, with his two poodle dogs Itchy and Scratchy, the Springwatch presenter will be at the National Pet Show at the NEC on September 20 and 21.
Wildlife presenter Chris Packham will be at Birmingham's NEC this weekend to talk about animals at the National Pet Show. He tells Roz Laws why he is most at home with his adored dogs
Fan Zhiyi, International footballer; Birmingham Lord Mayor, Councillor Shafique Shah James Ng, James Wong, Chung Ying Central.

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

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.

Birmingham Ormiston Academy re-launches Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre

Gisela Stuart MP, Sir Albert Bore, Gaynor Cheshire.
Students perform at Birmingham Ormiston Academy's re-launch of Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre.

35 Phones4u stores across West Midlands to close permanently

Administrator PwC confirms locations of doomed stores, including six in Birmingham, which employ 169 staff

Finance Birmingham funding for Nationwide Property Assistance

Paul Heaven (Blue Sky), Nick Haycock (NPA) and Graham Mold (Finance Birmingham)
Birmingham-based Blue Sky Corporate Finance assisted Nationwide with sourcing and securing funding for a management buyout that will enable the business to grow

Sixteen West Midlands Phones4u stores rescued by EE and Vodafone

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Series of shops, including three in Birmingham city centre, will be rebranded either EE or Vodafone in rescue deal which saves 138 jobs

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Seven bedroom home in Westfield Road, Edgbaston.

Seven bedroom Edgbaston home has potential to be extended

Andy Warhol and William Morris artworks to go on display in Birmingham

Sir Chris Hoy at The Cycle Show 2012 at The NEC

Cycle Show at the NEC: Five things to see and do

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