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Green space plea as Selly Oak Hospital plans passed

City planners have granted approval for 96 houses on the former Selly Oak Hospital site

Call for more of former hospital site to be given over to public realm as city council backs first phase of £100m development

Wake-up call after rise in reports of sexual offences

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson
Police commissioner David Jamieson gives stark warning over rising crime which is being fuelled by 20 per cent increase in sexual offences

University of Warwick uses Twitter to predict election

New data model by academics scours the social media site to gauge opinion and aggregates various features about every party

New plans for River Rea in Longbridge

River Rea running through Austin Park in Longbridge town centre
First phase of environmental and infrastructure works aimed at improving public realm and access around River Rea including new cycleways and footpaths

Alycidon Capital appoints chief operating officer

Alycidon Capital's founder and managing director Mark Hodgkins (left) welcomes chief operating officer Alistair Macleod
Alycidon is located in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter and is headed up by co-founder and managing director Mark Hodgkins

Major Mere Green work months away after £6.4m sale

Shops in Lichfield Road, Mere Green, Sutton Coldfield, which are set to be redeveloped
The £6.4 million sale of a redevelopment scheme will allow work to start in July, with the likes of Marks & Spencer and Boots already signed up as tenants
City planners have granted approval for 96 houses on the former Selly Oak Hospital site

Green space plea as Selly Oak Hospital plans passed

Call for more of former hospital site to be given over to public realm as city council backs first phase of £100m development

BYPY 2015: Simon Kaguramamba, Action Starter

Simon Kaguramamba, Action Starter
More from the technology category at 2015 Birmingham Young Professional of the Year with our latest Q&A

University of Warwick uses Twitter to predict election

New data model by academics scours the social media site to gauge opinion and aggregates various features about every party

Wake-up call after rise in reports of sexual offences

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson
Police commissioner David Jamieson gives stark warning over rising crime which is being fuelled by 20 per cent increase in sexual offences
Jabbar Khan owner of Lasan off St Paul's Square in Birmingham.

£8m restaurant chain that grew 'from naivety and ignorance'

Lasan Group has transformed itself from a small restaurant in the back streets of Birmingham into an £8 million business

Legislation could pave the way for Super Prix return

super prix
In what has been hailed as a huge boost to British motor sport, the Deregulation Bill - which enables motor racing events to take place in towns and cities on mainland Britain - has achieved Royal Assent

Days to go until Great Birmingham 10k

Map of the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k Run course
Take a look at our handy guide to help you avoid the road problems and map the route of this inaugural 10k event in the Great Run series
Simon Brown, Iain Morrison, Jane Brown, Gary Priest, Alexandra Phillips.

Landowners given updates on rural law at seminar

Law firm mfg Solicitors and the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) recently held a spring farming seminar in Ludlow.

Campanile Hotel Birmingham showcases its facilities and food

Kevin Little, Alex McLean, Juliet Hayes, Laurence Whittle, Vaidas Viktaravicius, all Campanile Hotels.
Campanile Hotel Birmingham invited local companies, suppliers and hotel booking agents to its first business to business expo.

Coventry Hospital trust and uni championed

Adam Dent, Advent Communications; John Latham, Coventry University; Sarah Perry, Coventry and Warwickshire Place Manager; Andy Hardy, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust; Roger Harrabin, BBC; Les Ratcliffe, Coventry and Warwickshire Place Board and Jaguar Land Rover.
The success of two of Coventry's largest employers has been underlined to an audience of business leaders.
Simon Kaguramamba, Action Starter

BYPY 2015: Simon Kaguramamba, Action Starter

More from the technology category at 2015 Birmingham Young Professional of the Year with our latest Q&A

Many mid-market bosses in Birmingham looking to sell-up

Nearly a third of mid-market firms in Birmingham want to sell up, according to new research.

Black Country workers axed as Carcraft closes amid £8m losses

Carcraft in Wednesbury where around 60 staff are being made redundant
Used car chain founded more than six decades ago has suddenly closed leaving 500 staff out of work nationally

Aston Martin to realise DBX concept with £200m funding round

Aston Martin has secured £200m in funding to support development of new cars including the DBX
Luxury sports car manufacturer secures support from major shareholders to drive forward new car development

Videos & Photos

Pictured at the opening of the new Sadler's Brewhouse and Bare are Eamonn Holmes with Chris Sadler (left) managing director and right, Ian King, sales manager

Sadler's Brewhouse and Bar is part of brewer's growth plans

Simon Brown, Iain Morrison, Jane Brown, Gary Priest, Alexandra Phillips.

Landowners given updates on rural law at seminar

Victorian detached home in Park Hill, Moseley.

Kitchen extension a real bonus in Victorian home

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