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Park Regis Hotel sky bar work set to begin offering new views of Birmingham

Work on the giant bar at Five Ways Island will start in a matter of days as a four-star hotel begins to take shape

Sutton Coldfield care village plans approved

Sutton Coldfield town centre
Councillor says town 'could do better' but planning committee approves the project ten to two for five tall towers

Regional business news website TheBusinessDesk.com calls in administrators

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Scandi noir fiction in spotlight at Birmingham Literature Festival

Dagmar Winther and Kenneth Degnbol, Danish crime-writing thriller team, who are coming to Birmingham Literature Festival
When Dagmar Winther, one half of Danish crime-thriller-writing team Sander Jakobsen, appears at Birmingham Library next week in an evening devoted to the popular genre of Scandi noir, it will be in some ways a homecoming.

Women & Theatre mark 30 years of working women in new play at Birmingham Rep

Actors in new production For The Past 30 Years, Lorna Laidlaw, Hema Mangoo and Janice Connolly.
Working for 30 years is quite an achievement in the current climate of internships, zero hours contracts and disappearing pensions

Capita paid £23m dividend from taxpayer-funded Service Birmingham contract

Service Birmingham
A total of £23 million was paid to the private firm last year from the controversial deal with Birmingham City Council, up from £8 million last year

Park Regis Hotel sky bar work set to begin offering new views of Birmingham

Work on the giant bar at Five Ways Island will start in a matter of days as a four-star hotel begins to take shape

Regional business news website TheBusinessDesk.com calls in administrators

Bosses of the business website, which operates in Yorkshire, the North West and West Midlands. say the jobs of all 14 staff will be protected
Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott

The best Warwickshire CCC XI from the past 15 seasons

As he stands down as our cricket writer, Brian Halford picks his dream Bears XI from a decade and a half on the Edgbaston beat

Peter Sharkey: Football is the market mover in a changing industry

Horse Racing
Millions of viewers watching this week's European contests consider it an invitation to have a flutter before the second half kicks off.
Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike star in Gone Girl

Movie Review: Gone Girl (18)

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Graham Young reviews new movie Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike.

Warwick Arts Centre's Butterworth Hall was the setting for Inala: Review

Inala
Catherine Vonledebur reviews Inala at Butterworth Hall in Warwick Arts Centre.

Great Birmingham Run Co-op team determined to help children's disability charity

The Co-operative team taking part in the Great Birmingham Run. Back, left to right: Stephen Pensom, Matthew Ward, Kevin Bruerton. Front, left to right: Catherine Allen and Louise McFadzean
Five colleagues based at the Lichfield headquarters are taking part to raise money for Staffordshire-based UK children's disability charity Newlife Foundation
Jodie Cook, Rabia Raza, Ben Cook, Giselle Boxer, all JC Social Media.

Birmingham's JC Social Media celebrates third birthday

Birmingham social media agency JC Social Media celebrated its third birthday with an event at the bar of Opus restaurant in Cornwall Street.

Warwickshire Golf and Country Club was the setting for the Birmingham Post golf day

1st Place: Selim Ozturk, General Manager, Birmingham Turkish Airlines; Paul Rice, Sam Hufton, Alun Thorne.
Turkish Airlines sponsored the second Birmingham Post Autumn Pairs Challenge at Warwickshire Golf and Country Club.

Birmingham restaurant Chung Ying Central welcomes investors and footballers to the city

Fan Zhiyi, International footballer; Birmingham Lord Mayor, Councillor Shafique Shah James Ng, James Wong, Chung Ying Central.
Shanghai investors and footballers were welcomed to Birmingham during an evening reception hosted by top city Chinese and dim sum restaurant, Chung Ying Central.

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Mark Eden, director at Jerroms, John Bill and Chris Pate of Trafalgars and Neill Currie of Jerroms

Jerroms seals second merger in two months

Solihull accountancy firm has merged with Birmingham practice Trafalgars following a similar deal with Bromsgrove-based Harrison Priddey & Co

Handmade Burger Company to open third Birmingham restaurant

Phil Davies, relationship director at Lloyds Bank Commercial (left), with Handmade Burger Company founder Chris Sargeant outside the chain's Bullring restaurant
Chain to launch in Grand Central and three other UK sites after securing £400,000 finance package from Lloyds Bank

HS2 College: Skills boost welcomed with 2,000 apprentices to be trained

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The college, which will train rail engineers of the future, will be spread across Birmingham Science Park and Doncaster’s Lakeside Campus

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Birmingham's JC Social Media celebrates third birthday

Sunshine Cottage in Walton Pool, Clent, Worcestershire.

Worcestershire cottage is sure to warm the hearts of visitors

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