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Bournville College to open centre of excellence in India

Bournville College

The new centre of excellence, which is due to open at the end of the year, will train local people in ‘soft skills’, technical education and healthcare

Restaurant plans lodged for 130 Colmore Row

130 Colmore Row which is set to be transformed into a restaurant
Chinese investors show their hand for Grade II building following landmark investment deal earlier this year

The Mount in Henley-in-Arden, site of former Beaudesert Castle, up for auction

The Mount, the site of the former Beaudesert Castle, in Henley in Arden
The value of its position, offering extensive views of the then wild Forest of Arden, meant that it was occupied in pre Norman times by local British tribes, the Romans and the Saxons

City of Colours Festival: Our five favourite art installations in Birmingham

The Filthy Luker paintbrush on the top of the Selfridges building
From ice sculptures in Chamberlain Square to large-format displays of modern-day faith on Birmingham Cathedral, we’ve rounded up our favourite pieces of public art on display in Birmingham in recent years

Birmingham restaurants snubbed in Good Food Guide top 50 list

Birmingham's Michelin-starred restaurants: Purnell's, Turners, Adam's and Simpsons
Despite Birmingham boasting four Michelin star restaurants, and several more thought to be on the cusp, none made it onto a prestigious list

West Midlands Police cuts back stop and search

West Midlands Police
Home Secretary Theresa May said the technique was being misused so often across the country that it was damaging relations between the public and police

Chinese tour for Birmingham Big Art Project

Latest fundraising event will explore the city's Chinese heritage and take in three restaurants

Santander backs Atwell International with £600,000 funding deal

Russell Walker, managing director of Atwell International which has secured a new £600,000 funding package from Santander
Worcestershire manufacturing group will use new capital to expand in Asia, Europe and North American markets
Scottish students currently get free university tuition

Andrew Whitehead: Scottish independence debate is an education

A major concern of the Scottish universities will be the preservation of their non-EU student fee income, which in 2011/2012 brought in £337m from non-EU course fees.

Bournville College to open centre of excellence in India

Bournville College
The new centre of excellence, which is due to open at the end of the year, will train local people in ‘soft skills’, technical education and healthcare
Deliver Us From Evil.

Movie Review: Deliver Us From Evil (15)

Jerry Bruckheimer has changed track to produce a contemporary supernatural horror thriller supposedly based on the life of a New York police officer.

Movie Review: Blood Ties (15)

Blood Ties
This is Coventry-born Clive Owen's most ambitious role to date at the heart of a crime thriller set in Brooklyn, 1974.

Movie Review: What If (15)

What If
Daniel Radcliffe now steps up to the plate in a heartwarming story about a young man trying to be just good friends with a girl.
Paul Fielding, Mike Mounfield, both CBD; Rafael Cuesta, Centro; Sir Albert Bore, Rob Valentine, CBD; Alan Bain, JMP.

Birmingham's business community gathered for launch of the Snow Hill Interchange Plan

Birmingham's business community gathered at Two Snowhill for the launch of the Snow Hill Interchange Plan (SHIP), organised by Colmore Business District (CBD).

Cundall open new offices on Colmore Row​ in Birmingham

Riccardo Bragoli hands over a cheque from the charity bike ride to Hayley Miller from Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Cundall recently held a party to​ officially open its new offices on Colmore Row​.​

Higgs & Sons host champagne and canapes night at Birmingham's Bun & Bowl

Alastair Dolman, Higgs and Sons; Charlotte Jackson, Higgs and Sons; Adam Thompson, Higgs and Sons; Daniel Wilson, Edward Cumming, XXIV Old Buildings.
Higgs & Sons' Dispute Resolution team hosted a champagne and canapés evening for their contacts at Bun & Bowl, Birmingham.
Russell Walker, managing director of Atwell International which has secured a new £600,000 funding package from Santander

Santander backs Atwell International with £600,000 funding deal

Worcestershire manufacturing group will use new capital to expand in Asia, Europe and North American markets

The Birmingham Post Growth Fund returns

AceOn Group managing director Mark Thompson, left, with some of the firm's products
Businesses from across the region now able to bid for grants to help create jobs after the Post secured Regional Growth Fund cash

Stratford accountancy firms merge with help from Lloyds Bank

Grenfell James, Jon Colebrook (relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking) and Chris Wood
Grenfell James Accountants and Accountax Services have become Grenfell James Associates after their boards identified the opportunity to combine the companies and expand their range of services

Videos & Photos

The Filthy Luker paintbrush on the top of the Selfridges building

City of Colours Festival: Our five favourite art installations in Birmingham

Birmingham's Michelin-starred restaurants: Purnell's, Turners, Adam's and Simpsons

Birmingham restaurants snubbed in Good Food Guide top 50

130 Colmore Row which is set to be transformed into a restaurant

Restaurant plans lodged for 130 Colmore Row

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