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City council transport chief praises motorists' patience during traffic jams

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Several simultaneous roadwork projects are causing gridlock throughout the city and around the M6

Ramada Mailbox hotel put up for sale

The Ramada Mailbox hotel
Investment opportunity revealed a matter of weeks before the new Mailbox is unveiled to the public

£60m cuts at Queen Elizabeth Hospital to be piled on 'untenable' financial pressures

Queen Elizabeth Hospital is facing demands to make £60m in savings
QE's finance chief warns that frontline healthcare will suffer as city's flagship hospital faces demands to make massive savings

Works starts on Harrison Drape regeneration

Harrison Drape in Digbeth is being regenerated as an apartment complex updated
Former curtain factory in Digbeth is being brought back to life as an apartment complex which is due to finished by the end of 2016

£45m boost to region in latest Growth Deals

Birmingham, Black Country and Solihull all benefit in latest round of funding from government scheme to boost infrastructure, education and housing

Gone to pot? City council in dispute with street repairs contractor Amey over quality of roads

Officials considering enforcing penalty clauses in 25-year long contract
The Ramada Mailbox hotel

Ramada Mailbox hotel put up for sale

Investment opportunity revealed a matter of weeks before the new Mailbox is unveiled to the public

Future has never looked so bright for Covpress after link-up

Dongying prepared to play host to a historic factory opening which marks the latest milestone in UK-Chinese trade relations.

City council transport chief praises motorists' patience during traffic jams

  • M6

Several simultaneous roadwork projects are causing gridlock throughout the city and around the M6

Turkeys won't vote for Christmas, but they may have a point for once

Birmingham City Council
Sir Bob Kerslake called for a review of council boundaries and the election schedule saying that the current set-up, with elections in three years out of every four, contributed to a lack of clarity of leadership.

Maureen Lipman: 'In times of austerity, racists and xenophobes come out of the woodwork'

The actress, who is in Harvey at Birmingham Repertory Theatre, talks about her political views, personal loss and learning to love again

Former Google director and BYPY winner to speak at RethinkMedia 2015

Jodie Cook, founder of JC Social Media, will be among the guest speakers at Rethink Media 2015
Birmingham City University's third annual digital media conference will focus on emerging trends in the sector

Ex Cathedra to premiere James MacMillan's Seven Angels at Town Hall concert

The new work will be performed at Birmingham Town Hall as part of New Jerusalem Concert
Catherine Style, John Male, Managing Director, EFG; and Jennifer Morries, at the EFG Independent Financial Advisers reception held at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

EFG holds annual reception for its clients at museum

EFG Independent Financial Advisers held its annual reception for clients, colleagues and intermediaries at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Warwickshire accountants host charity quiz night

Andrew Flynn, Burgis & Bullock; and William Clemmey, Chief Executive, Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs.
Warwickshire-based accountancy firm Burgis & Bullock held its 10th annual quiz night at The Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

Birmingham Press Club's curry cook-off

Nand Ram, Richard McComb, Anita Sharma-James, Paul Fulford and Llewela Bailey take part in the Birmingham Press Club's first ever Curry Cook-Off Challenge at Jojolapa Restaurant in Birmingham.
Wednesbury-based KTC (Edibles) Ltd sponsored Birmingham Press Club's first ever Curry Cook-Off Challenge.
Birmingham is set to benefit from a new regeneration pot backed by Legal & General

Greater Birmingham boost as Legal & General launches £15bn regen vehicle

Region is poised to tap into new cash pot which will benefit projects such as housing and infrastructure

Second deal for Mercia Technologies since AIM float

Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies
Warwickshire tech investor makes another investment after raising £70m from initial public offering

Black Country manufacturer creates jobs and expands factory with £900k funding

David Chance, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking (left), and Ray Andrews, managing director of Midtherm Flue Systems
Midtherm Flue Systems which installed plant at Burj Khalifa secures finance from Lloyds Bank and Regional Growth Fund

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The Ramada Mailbox hotel

Ramada Mailbox hotel put up for sale

Jodie Cook, founder of JC Social Media, will be among the guest speakers at Rethink Media 2015

Former Google director and BYPY winner to speak at RethinkMedia 2015

Harrison Drape in Digbeth is being regenerated as an apartment complex updated

Pictures: Work starts on Harrison Drape regeneration

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