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Birmingham Skyride: City council steps up search for replacement event

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park

Last month the city council said it was, unlike 16 other UK towns and cities, unable to host a Skyride event in Cannon Hill Park

Holiday Inn Solihull embarks on £1m ground floor refurbishment

The eight-week project is set to be completed by the middle of March

End of the road draws near for Land Rover Defender

A vintage Land Rover, once owned by the Wilks family, in action on the famous Jungle Track at the Lode Lane plant in Solihull
As the clock ticks down on the last year of production of the Land Rover Defender, Enda Mullen visits the production line in Solihull

Capita partnership recycling Birmingham council money unless it finds new customers

The city council's joint venture with Service Birmingham should be torn up unless more IT packages can be sold to outside agencies.

End of an era for Packington Landfill

Packington Landfill in the 80's.
It has been announced that the Packington Landfill Site is going to close - but the new geological feature created by earth movements, will remain for ever.

Eastern promise as growth and jobs drive is launched

Windsor Street Gasworks, in Nechells will be developed
Birmingham City Council reveals vision to create 9,000 jobs in deprived half of city as HS2 relents over land dispute
Chris White MP with Barclays staff at the official opening of the new Leamington Spa branch

Barclays opens new Leamington Spa branch

The branch has a new design and sees bank staff are in the banking hall helping customers rather than sitting behind a traditional counter

Coley & Tilley expands wills, probate and trusts team

Coley & Tilley new recruit Lindsey Bohanna with head of department Andrew Piddock
Lindsey Bohanna brings 12 years’ experience in the field and is a full STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) member
Nir Erez, founder of Moovit, with VP Alex Torres

Public transport app Moovit launches in the Midlands

The launch follows a test phase which saw 40,000 people trialling the app throughout the region

Skyride Birmingham: City council steps up search for replacement event

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park
Last month the city council said it was, unlike 16 other UK towns and cities, unable to host a Skyride event in Cannon Hill Park

Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet's Coppelia at Birmingham Hippodrome is delectable

Birmingham Royal Ballet excelled with this production of Coppelia

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group scheme that enables music lovers to pull the strings on a commission

The world premiere of 'Crowd Out' by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang presented by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group at Millennium Point, Birmingham, in June 2014
A scheme where the public can commission a new piece of music has taken off for Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Christopher Morley reports

Panel to decide on £2m public artwork for Birmingham

The Parkside Building sitting comfortably next to Millennium Point in Eastside
The formation of the selection panel is the latest stage of the Birmingham Big Art Project (BBAP), which is aiming to raise £2 million to create an iconic piece of permanent public art for the city.
Lee Cartwright, David Preston, Mazars; Paul Turk and Gary Riley, HSBC, at Mazars' annual drinks reception in Birmingham.

International flavour to Mazars' meet-up

International connections was the theme of Mazars' annual drinks reception for intermediaries and professional contacts in the Birmingham and West Midlands office in Church Street.

Launch of Aston Business Network

Peter Shearer, Aston Business School; Leigh Purnell, Petalite; and Laurence Handley, Aston University, at the launch of Aston Business Network.
Aston Business School launched its new monthly networking event, Aston Business Network.

Monty Don guest at Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball

Peter White, Barry Leadbetter, Martyn Liberson, Monty Don, Guest Speaker and Patron; Philippa Pickavance, Kate Hartigan, Caroline Clutton-Brock and Anders Jones, Trustees, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball.
Monty Don joined Trustees and 350 of their guests to raise a staggering £18,000 at Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball.
Coley & Tilley new recruit Lindsey Bohanna with head of department Andrew Piddock

Coley & Tilley expands wills, probate and trusts team

Lindsey Bohanna brings 12 years’ experience in the field and is a full STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) member

Hogarths Stone Manor near Kidderminster which has been acquired by Helena and Andy Hogarth

Stone Manor Hotel under new ownership

Couple behind Hogarths Hotel & Restaurant in Solihull have acquired their second property

Foreign currency markets hit GKN's profit

Worcestershire engineering group remains upbeat despite pre-tax profits halving

Real Estate Investors buys Great Charles Street property

Great Charles Street Queensway
Deal by Paul Bassi's firm follows a host of activity on the street set to be transformed in the Snow Hill Masterplan

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Lee Cartwright, David Preston, Mazars; Paul Turk and Gary Riley, HSBC, at Mazars' annual drinks reception in Birmingham.

International flavour to Mazars' meet-up

The Suggested Rules of Health

From the archives: How to lead ‘healthier and therefore more cheerful life’ in Bournville

Packington Landfill in the 80's.

End of an era for Packington Landfill

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