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Aston Villa appoints Tom Fox as chief executive

New Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox

Villa swoop on Arsenal for new chief following departure of Paul Faulkner

Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust to cut more than 1,400 jobs

City Hospital, in Birmigham, one of the sites owned by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, which is planning to axe more than 1,400 jobs
Swingeing cuts will take place over the next six years as staff morale hits 'rock bottom' following announcement

Birmingham's most polluted streets unveiled

Broad Street in Birmingham
Prominent city centre streets and Spaghetti Junction named as hotspots where air is polluted with Nitrogen Dioxide

HydraForce's expansion means hundreds of new jobs

CGI of the new HydraForce factory at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub
Hydraulic firm announces work will start on new manufacturing hub in Aston next month

New police unit to hunt down cyber crime gangs

Organised Crime Minister Karen Bradley
Minister vows to take the fight to criminals through a new regional organised crime unit in the Midlands

Selfridges' famous window displays come to Bullring

Selfridges' famous window displays arrive in the Bullring
The favourite with tourists in the capital have been been launched in Birmingham as part of £20m revamp
New Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox

Aston Villa appoint Tom Fox as chief executive

Villa swoop on Arsenal for new chief following departure of Paul Faulkner

Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust to cut more than 1,400 jobs

City Hospital, in Birmigham, one of the sites owned by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, which is planning to axe more than 1,400 jobs
Swingeing cuts will take place over the next six years as staff morale hits 'rock bottom' following announcement
Broad Street in Birmingham

Birmingham's most polluted streets unveiled

Prominent city centre streets and Spaghetti Junction named as hotspots where air is polluted with Nitrogen Dioxide

City's faith and business communities come together for Birmingham Prayer Breakfast

The Rt Revd David Urquhart, Paul Sabapathy, Cllr Shafique Shah, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Stephen Timms MP, Steve Bavington, ChaplaincyPlus.
Chaplaincy Plus and Birmingham Cathedral once again hosted the annual Birmingham Prayer Breakfast.
Jersey Boys

Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre raises the curtain on a fantastic line-up

As a new theatre season begins next month, Roz Laws picks out the highlights and meets the man behind a city success story

The extraordinary rise and fall of Birmingham's Olympic champion ice skater

Birmingham ice Skater John Curry during his gold medal-winning performance at the 1976 Winter Olympics.
A new book lifts the lid on the extraordinary rise and fall of Birmingham's Olympic champion ice skater. Graham Young reports.

George Vass swings into action for this years Presteigne Festival

The Festival Orchestra which will perform at Presteigne Festival in 2014
The artistic director of the revered Presteigne Festival talks to Christopher Morley about his plans for this year's event
The Rt Revd David Urquhart, Paul Sabapathy, Cllr Shafique Shah, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Stephen Timms MP, Steve Bavington, ChaplaincyPlus.

City's faith and business communities come together for Birmingham Prayer Breakfast

Chaplaincy Plus and Birmingham Cathedral once again hosted the annual Birmingham Prayer Breakfast.

Brindleyplace's annual Film Festival hosts VIP screening of 80s movie Top Gun

Gemma Stokes, Narvir Bindra, Laura Clapham, RBS.
Thousands of people flocked to Brindleyplace to enjoy the annual Film Festival which took place between July 7-13.

Recognition Awards and Charity Ball raises £80,000 for Midlands Air Ambulance

Sam Taylor, Tinker Taylor; Mike Tindall, Former English Rugby Player.
Guests that attended the Recognition Awards and Charity Ball helped to raise £80,000 for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

Santander backs Natural Childcare Company nursery launch

New base and a relocation signal childcare company's intention to expand

Balfour Beatty rejects latest merger bid by Carillion

The new Library of Birmingham was developed by Carillion which has seen its latest merger bid rejected by Balfour Beatty updated
Support services group dealt latest, and possibly, final blow in its bid to secure a deal to create construction giant

University of Birmingham launches next phase of £300m regeneration

CGI of new student halls at the University of Birmingham
Hunt is on for contractor to build new student halls and sports complex next to Grange Road Gate

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Broad Street in Birmingham

Birmingham's most polluted streets unveiled

The Rt Revd David Urquhart, Paul Sabapathy, Cllr Shafique Shah, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Stephen Timms MP, Steve Bavington, ChaplaincyPlus.

City's faith and business communities come together for Birmingham Prayer Breakfast

Selfridges' famous window displays arrive in the Bullring

Selfridges' famous window displays come to Bullring

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