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English Heritage places dozens of region's historic buildings on 'at risk' list

The Roundhouse, in Sheepcote Street, is one of the buildings added to the 'at risk' register by English Heritage

Body has added 69 sites across Birmingham and wider region on register which identifies vulnerable historic properties

University of Warwick Lecturer banned for 'sighing and negativity' returns

Professor Thomas Docherty, who has returned to teaching following a lengthy absence
Professor was suspended for alleged 'inappropriate sighing and making ironic comments' but has now been cleared of any wrongdoing following an investigation into three incidents         

Owls fly into city for Big Hoot

At the launch of the Big Hoot (from left) Elinor Eustace, corporate partnerships manager at Birmingham Children's Hospital, Andy Lyndon from private LDC equity firm, Coun Karen McCarthy from Birmingham City Council and Dr Chris Chiswell, of Birmingham Children's Hospital
Art event next year will showcase Birmingham's culture as more than 100 5ft 4ins owls will appear throughout the city

Labour MP brands smart motorways 'not so smart'

Birmingham Box Phase 3 Smart Motorways Project - schemes such as this have been branded a safety risk by Labour MP Mary Creagh
Shadow Transport Secretary says £360m schemes designed to ease congestion on very busy sections of West Midlands motorways are a safety risk

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

Arts prioritised as Birmingham City Council weighs up major cuts

Birmingham Royal Ballet's Coppelia
The council leader said facilities like the Symphony Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and groups like the Birmingham Royal Ballet are crucial
Tom Cullen, founder of lifestyle email IChoose Birmingham

Why IChoose Birmingham founder returned to city

After stints in London with FHM and Shortlist, Tom Cullen returned to his native Birmingham to launch 'freemium' culture news service

English Heritage places dozens of region's historic buildings on 'at risk' list

The Roundhouse, in Sheepcote Street, is one of the buildings added to the 'at risk' register by English Heritage
Body has added 69 sites across Birmingham and wider region on register which identifies vulnerable historic properties
Professor Thomas Docherty, who has returned to teaching following a lengthy absence

University of Warwick Lecturer banned for 'sighing and negativity' returns

Professor was suspended for alleged 'inappropriate sighing and making ironic comments' but has now been cleared of any wrongdoing following an investigation into three incidents         

Owls fly into city for Big Hoot

At the launch of the Big Hoot (from left) Elinor Eustace, corporate partnerships manager at Birmingham Children's Hospital, Andy Lyndon from private LDC equity firm, Coun Karen McCarthy from Birmingham City Council and Dr Chris Chiswell, of Birmingham Children's Hospital
Art event next year will showcase Birmingham's culture as more than 100 5ft 4ins owls will appear throughout the city
Shea Stevenson, 11, takes notes while his dining companion enjoys herself at Piccolino restaurant

Would you go fine-dining with children?

Eat The Street art project asked kids to review Birmingham restaurants.

Review: Dreamboats and Miniskirts, Malvern Theatre

This is a little diamond of a show with songs by the mile and a high-energy feel-good drive about it that leaves you feeling euphoric and somehow happy with the world.

Barber Institute helps recovering addicts through ongoing art project

Recovering addicts are creating art at the University of Birmingham gallery to help them deal with mental health issues
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.

Charity golf day in Warwickshire raises over £3,000

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.

Birmingham based BCL sponsors networking event for law firms

Nick Fear, BCL Legal; Paul Worsnop, Wragge Lawrence Graham, Co & chair, Birmingham Trainee Solicitors Society, at the social event for new members of the Birmingham Trainee Solicitors' Society.
Birmingham based BCL Legal sponsored the first social event for new members of the Birmingham Trainee Solicitors' Society.
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.

Charity golf day in Warwickshire raises over £3,000

More than 40 people swung into action at Harrison Beale & Owen's (HB&O) annual charity golf day at Kenilworth Golf Club in Warwickshire.

From left: Green Room founder Richard Ash, Graham Mold from Finance Birmingham, Simon Ward from Springboard Corporate Finance and Steve Verrall from Green Room

Design agency Green Room secures Finance Birmingham backing

Birmingham practice plans to add at least 40 more staff to consultancy as it prepares to launch London office

Innovation Birmingham awarded £230k to launch tech support programme

The team from Innovation Birmingham which will deliver the e4f Inspire programme (from left) Michelle Rayner, John Cooke and David Hardman
New initiative is aimed at mentoring companies and inspire growth through programme of events and support

Lloyds back Jeremy McGinn and Co Redditch move

Jeremy McGinn, managing director of Jeremy McGinn and Co , Mark Corfield, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking and Nick Archer, financial director at Jeremy McGinn and Co
Jeremy McGinn and Co has relocated to The Old Church, a converted church building in Alcester Street a short distance from its original headquarters on Church Green East

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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.

Charity golf day in Warwickshire raises over £3,000

The bar at the former Red Lion pub in Soho Road, Handsworth

Pictures: Red Lion pub work given green light after concerns

A refreshed interior has created striking new spaces in this home in Holland Avenue, Knowle.

£795k renovated home in Knowle

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