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Green light for £36m shake-up of city's leisure facilities

Birmingham City Council rubber stamps project which will include five rebuilt or new swimming pools

DTZ brings £215m Ocean Portfolio to market

Swift Park, in Rugby, is one of 12 sites in the Ocean Portfolio which DTZ is marketing for £215m
Real estate adviser selling Swift Park unit in 12-strong portfolio in addition to Fradley Park in Lichfield

Jones Lang LaSalle promotes seven in Birmingham

Ian Cornock (red tie), Jones Lang LaSalle's Midlands region lead director, with the newly promoted team in Birmingham (from left) Dan Powers, Shirley Greenlees, Steven Jaggers, Ben Kelly, Sarra Mason, Vicky Beach and Richard Sykes
National director role for capital markets team leader while six others step up at Church Street office

PwC grows revenue to £2.8bn

Mark Smith, regional chairman of PwC in the Midlands
Midlands arm of financial services firm reports seven per cent rise in turnover

National Express signs landmark deal with Highways Agency

Coach giant on the right road to ease congestion after agreeing deal to receive early warnings of congestion to enable evasive action

Jihadi threat will not go away, West Midlands Police chief warns

West Midlands Police Chief Constable Chris Sims
An estimated 500 Britons have travelled to fight, some of whom are from the West Midlands
Darren Billinge, Lloyds Bank, Phil Westwood, Dunwood, and Keith Moore, Lloyds Bank

Lloyds backs Dunwood Travel's expansion

Dunwood Travel offers holidays for the over 50s, including coach travel, day trips and mini-breaks across the UK, and has additional sales teams operating from offices in Nuneaton and Coventry

Shoosmiths advises Chord Investments on St Paul's Place deal

Chord Investments' St Paul's Place mixed-use scheme in the Jewellery Quarter
The Jewellery Quarter scheme combines 148 apartments and a substantial commercial office space off St Paul's Square
Mark Smith, regional chairman of PwC in the Midlands

PwC grows revenue to £2.8bn

Midlands arm of financial services firm reports seven per cent rise in turnover

Birmingham's cycling community hits back after councillor's 'discriminatory' claim

Cycle lobby joins social media backlash against councillor Deidre Alden who said the activity was the preserve of 'white, young men'
Tony Bennett

Review: Tony Bennett, Symphony Hall

A sea of warmth greeted Tony Bennett at Symphony Hall as he received two standing ovations during a performance which covered a broad spectrum of his back catalogue

Bupa Great Birmingham Run countdown is on

Commonwealth gold medalist Jodie Stimpson who will fire starting gun on Bupa Great Birmingham Run 2014
Less than six weeks to go until big day as attention turns from Great North Run to Birmingham

Review: Sushi Passion in Birmingham's Great Western Arcade

The teriyaki set with a long teriyaki roll, plus maki, urumaki and nigiri, all from Sushi Passion, a new Japanese restaurant in Birmingham's Great Western Arcade.
Along a quintessentially British arcade in central Birmingham Mary Griffin finds a new Japanese restaurant where a Polish sushi chef is breaking the mould
Helen Platt, Squire Patton Boggs; Martina Navratilova, Nick Green, Squire Patton Boggs; Monique Sutherland, Squire Patton Boggs.

Birmingham Law firm serves up tennis ace Martina Navratilova for hard-hitting talk

Global law firm Squire Patton Boggs recently welcomed tennis legend Martina Navratilova to a client breakfast to discuss diversity.

Exciting finish to the 2014 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship at Nailcote Hall

Clayton and Tracey Blackmore.
Eddie Pepperell secured the 2014 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship title after a tense play-off with TP Tour Qualifier Jak Hamblett.

Le Monde Fish Bar and Grill restaurant opens in Brindleyplace

Simon Howard, Director, Myton Restaurants; Gemma Meah, Front of House Manager, Le Monde.
Le Monde Fish Bar and Grill has opened to the public in Brindleyplace.
Darren Billinge, Lloyds Bank, Phil Westwood, Dunwood, and Keith Moore, Lloyds Bank

Lloyds backs Dunwood Travel's expansion

Dunwood Travel offers holidays for the over 50s, including coach travel, day trips and mini-breaks across the UK, and has additional sales teams operating from offices in Nuneaton and Coventry

Alan Hudson, AFH Financial

AFH Financial acquires Hindsight Financial Services

Worcestershire wealth management firm continues acquisition trail with latest buyout

City TV collapsed owing creditors £170,000

Former councillor Alan Rudge has been left £25,000 out of pocket by the collapse of City TV
Failed TV firm ran up debts over several years had even begun broadcasting following successful bid to win local TV licence

Jaguar XE creating 4,000 Midland jobs

The new Jaguar XE
First Jaguar to be built at Land Rover factory in Solihull will generate thousands of jobs in the region, both directly and through partners and supply chain in biggest manufacturing employment boost for decades

Videos & Photos

Wayne Tracey, one of the owners of Snobs nightclub and David Southham, the club's DJ

Giveaway: Final night at the old Snobs set to sell out - win five tickets

The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

Portrait of Sir Benjamin Stone

Sir Benjamin Stone exhibition gives snapshot of Brazil's history

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