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Trojan Horse inquiry uncovers campaign of 'aggressive Islamic ethos'

Trojan Horse

The inquiry uncovers pupils branded “kaffir” if they failed to attend prayers, children told that women who refused to have sex with husbands would be sent to hell and non-Muslim children excluded from school trips supposedly designed to teach foreign languages - which were really religious pilgrimages

Tributes paid after long-serving doctor Peter Pollitt passes away

Former Walsall doctor Peter Pollitt
Peter Pollitt ran his own surgery on Broadway which had approximately 3,500 patients as well as working in casualty at the old Walsall General Hospital. He had also served as a magistrate in Walsall before passing away suddenly at his home last week

Barclays appoints new corporate director for Leicestershire and Warwickshire

Keith Ross, Barclays' corporate director for Leicestershire and Warwickshire
Mr Ross, who will lead a team of relationship directors across the region, has been acting corporate director in the area for the last 12 months, as well as managing a portfolio of clients

Heritage Collection wins Palomar restaurant order

Tableware designed by Heritage Collection at Palomar
Birmingham silversmith completes 2,500-piece order in three weeks for new London eatery

M&G Investments linked to Two Snowhill deal

Two Snow Hill, Birmingham
Property group rumoured to be eyeing 14-storey office building after HS2 letting secured

Floors-2-Go placed into administration for third time

Floors-2-Go has gone into administration for a third time
MB Insolvency appointed to Birmingham-based retailer as mystery shrouds latest twist in company's history
Stewart Smith, an associate within with mfg Solicitors' agricultural and rural affairs team

mfg Solicitors advises on nursery solar deal

Renewables legal specialists at the firm assisted the owner of Bypass Nurseries on the 25-year lease of the solar park and other legal agreements, including the specialist funding documents required to get the project off the ground in Aldington

Barclays appoints new corporate director for Leicestershire and Warwickshire

Keith Ross, Barclays' corporate director for Leicestershire and Warwickshire
Mr Ross, who will lead a team of relationship directors across the region, has been acting corporate director in the area for the last 12 months, as well as managing a portfolio of clients
Trojan Horse

Trojan Horse inquiry uncovers campaign of 'aggressive Islamic ethos'

The inquiry uncovers pupils branded “kaffir” if they failed to attend prayers, children told that women who refused to have sex with husbands would be sent to hell and non-Muslim children excluded from school trips supposedly designed to teach foreign languages - which were really religious pilgrimages

Tributes paid after long-serving doctor Peter Pollitt passes away

Former Walsall doctor Peter Pollitt
Peter Pollitt ran his own surgery on Broadway which had approximately 3,500 patients as well as working in casualty at the old Walsall General Hospital. He had also served as a magistrate in Walsall before passing away suddenly at his home last week
CBSO Youth orchestra

Youth comes to fore in summer concerts

Young musicians will be taking over Birmingham's most prestigious venues in the next few weeks. Christopher Morley reports

City attraction set to go full steam ahead

Award-winning sport and travel journalist Peter Smith is launching a new attraction in Birmingham called Wonderful World of Trains and Planes.
A new tourist attraction has opened in the Jewellery Quarter. Graham Young meets the man behind The Wonderful World of Trains & Planes

Music and arts festival, with reggae at its core and a message of peace

Apache Indian appearing at the Simmer Down Festival in Handsworth Park July 2014.
Excitement is bubbling over for the Simmer Down Festival, featuring the best of Birmingham reggae talent. Roz Laws meets the headliners
Professor David Cox, CTC; Councillor James McKay, Richard Leonard, Birmingham City Council.

Birmingham Cycle Revolution tells business leaders to get on their bikes

Birmingham City Council and BPS hosted a business breakfast at The Library of Birmingham.

Deloitte hosts dinner for real estate sector

Jonathan Dodworth, Deloitte; Ashley Hollinshead, Deloitte; Paul Kehoe, Guest Speaker, Birmingham Airport Ltd; Edwin Bray, Deloitte.
Deloitte hosted a dinner for more than 40 key representatives from across the Midlands’ real estate sector at their offices in Brindleyplace.

Group Families in Business launches in West Midlands

Gareth Jones, Yorkshire Bank; Peter Doggett, FiB; Alan Cook, FiB; Jonathan Tyson, Else Solicitors; Jackie Hendley, Smith Cooper; Dani Saveker, FiB.
FiB provides specialist consultancy services, membership and support to family-run firms across the UK.
Keith Ross, Barclays' corporate director for Leicestershire and Warwickshire

Barclays appoints new corporate director for Leicestershire and Warwickshire

Mr Ross, who will lead a team of relationship directors across the region, has been acting corporate director in the area for the last 12 months, as well as managing a portfolio of clients

Floors-2-Go has gone into administration for a third time

Floors-2-Go placed into administration for third time

MB Insolvency appointed to Birmingham-based retailer as mystery shrouds latest twist in company's history

Midven leads £300,000 funding round in image company

Mark White, investment director of Midven’s Rainbow Seed Fund
Spectral Edge will use capital to bring colour deficiency product to market

Arc Specialist Engineering acquires TBF International

Andrew Richardson, Arc Group chief executive
Birmingham-based firm born out of Metalrax collapse expands with Black Country deal

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Eaton House in Newfield Road, Hagley.

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Trimpley House & The Beeches in Trimpley, Worcestershire.

Home of the day: £1,495,000 Trimpley House in Trimpley, Worcestershire

Two Snowhill

Two Snowhill will house new HS2 team in Birmingham

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