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Birmingham City University clock-making degree believed to be only one in world

Rosie Kirk

Birmingham City University students are keeping the ancient art of clockmaking alive thanks to a degree course believed to be the only one of its kind in the world. Education Correspondent Emma McKinney reports.

Midland MP believes immigration is an issue Labour could win

UK Border Agency
Liam Byrne (Lab Hodge Hill) has urged Labour to back stricter controls on immigration - and insisted a tough approach would have the backing of ethnic minority voters.

Officer who led his sailors to their death 'was hero'

Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock who met with his death on 1 November 1914 at Coronel
Author hopes to restore reputation of outgunned Rear Admiral who died in First World War battle.

Former MG Rover bosses to share £6m payout

MG Rover workers at Longbridge in 2005
Phoenix Four and ex-chief executive in line for bumper pay day following deal with liquidator

Cadbury Bournville can't return to 'days of women in hair nets'

Women working on a production line at Cadbury's in 1966.
Cadbury workers must accept owner Mondelez International's modern practices 'ultimatum' to survive, claims MP Steve McCabe.

Head teacher of failing Birmingham school vows to turn it around this year

West Heath Primary School headteacher Michelle Hooper
Michelle Hooper, head teacher of failing West Heath Primary school, in Birmingham, vows to turn it around by the end of the year.
Rosie Kirk

Birmingham City University clock-making degree believed to be only one in world

Birmingham City University students are keeping the ancient art of clockmaking alive thanks to a degree course believed to be the only one of its kind in the world. Education Correspondent Emma McKinney reports.

Officer who led his sailors to their death 'was hero'

Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock who met with his death on 1 November 1914 at Coronel
Author hopes to restore reputation of outgunned Rear Admiral who died in First World War battle.
Rosie Kirk

Birmingham City University clock-making degree believed to be only one in world

Birmingham City University students are keeping the ancient art of clockmaking alive thanks to a degree course believed to be the only one of its kind in the world. Education Correspondent Emma McKinney reports.

Officer who led his sailors to their death 'was hero'

Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock who met with his death on 1 November 1914 at Coronel
Author hopes to restore reputation of outgunned Rear Admiral who died in First World War battle.
Love Rosie

Movie Review: Love, Rosie (12A)

Graham Young reviews new movie Love, Rosie, starring Lily Collins and Sam Claflin.

Movie Review: Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (PG)

Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Graham Young reviews new movie Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Movie Review: Fury (15)

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Fury
Graham Young reviews new movie Fury, starring Brad Pitt.
Dave Quinney, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking; Nathan Gilbert, Siobhan Gilbert G E Gilbert and Son; Mark Ellis, Head of Property, SME Banking at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking; Clifford Gilbert, G E Gilbert and Son, attend Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking's Midlands property team event at Primitivo Bar.

Lloyds Bank hosts property team event in Birmingham

Lloyds Bank hosts property team event at Primitivo Bar on Barwick Street, Birmingham.

Charity golf day in Warwickshire raises over £3,000

Phil Ewing, HB&O; Martin Taylor, Wyndon Motors; Mike Durkin, Santander; Mike Wakeling, Lodders, attend Harrison Beale & Owen's annual charity golf day at Kenilworth Golf Club.
More than 40 people swung into action at Harrison Beale & Owen's (HB&O) annual charity golf day at Kenilworth Golf Club in Warwickshire.

Stage premiere of Rudy's Rare Records at Birmingham Rep

Larrington Walker, Lenny Henry, Joivan Wade, Rudy's Rare Records Cast Members; Danny Robins, Writer of Rudy's Rare Records, attend the stage premiere of Rudy's Rare Records at Birmingham Rep.
The stage premiere of Rudy's Rare Records starring Lenny Henry opened at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
West Midlands Leaders' Roundtable at Trowers & Hamlins' offices in Colmore Row, Birmingham

Leading lights put future of region in the spotlight

Key figures from the city's private and public sectors came together to debate projects in the region and future collaboration

Clevercherry created a branding campaign for Geoff Thomas (front) and John Salako who are cycling from London to Paris for Cure Leukaemia

Clevercherry rides high with Cure Leukaemia and Geoff Thomas cycling mission

Jewellery Quarter creative agency creates campaign for former footballer who is riding from London to Paris next summer to raise millions for charity

Powell Williams delivers Eleven Brindleyplace refurb

Reception area of Eleven Brindleyplace
Consultancy designs new look following recent sale of award-winning Birmingham office building

Design agency Green Room secures Finance Birmingham backing

From left: Green Room founder Richard Ash, Graham Mold from Finance Birmingham, Simon Ward from Springboard Corporate Finance and Steve Verrall from Green Room
Birmingham practice plans to add at least 40 more staff to consultancy as it prepares to launch London office

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Grade II listed Chyknell Hall Estate in Bridgnorth, Shropshire.

£7,500,000 Shropshire Hall has been restored to Regency splendour

Historic Red Lion pub fails to sell at auction

Dave Quinney, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking; Nathan Gilbert, Siobhan Gilbert G E Gilbert and Son; Mark Ellis, Head of Property, SME Banking at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking; Clifford Gilbert, G E Gilbert and Son, attend Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking's Midlands property team event at Primitivo Bar.

Lloyds Bank hosts property team event in Birmingham

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