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I'll cut tax for 2m in West Midlands, David Cameron pledges

David Cameron makes his closing speech to the Conservative conference 2014 in Birmingham

The Prime Minister said announcements in the Queen's speech will make it easier to create jobs and wealth in

Plans for 335 Birmingham apartments end 'supermarket war'

An artist's impression of Crest Nicholson's plans to build 335 apartments on its Park Central development in Birmingham city centre
New city centre homes proposed, alongside communal facilities such as café and gym for residents

Queen's Speech: Devolution, jobs and EU referendum to be included

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh before the State Opening of Parliament
Conservatives claim the Queen’s speech will drive forward jobs, investment and growth throughout the West Midlands

Birmingham rents 'running hotter than London's' in parts

Andrew Bryant, sales and lettings manager at CPBigwood
Expert claims the statistics are another reason for owners to take the plunge and put their properties on to the rental market

1,600 caught using mobile phones behind the wheel in West Midlands

A driver uses her mobile phone behind the wheel
Police warn drives still flout law every day on the region’s roads – and back a driving ban for those who continue to flout the law

Steve Rainbow's iWitness nominated for five awards at Madrid International Film Festival

Actors Bella Hamblin and David Proud in a screen still from iWitness
Mr Rainbow’s feature film iWitness , which was shot in Birmingham and staffed by several actors and crew from the city, has been nominated in five categories at the prestigious film festival which takes place in the Spanish capital in July
An artist's impression of Crest Nicholson's plans to build 335 apartments on its Park Central development in Birmingham city centre

Plans for 335 Birmingham apartments end 'supermarket war'

New city centre homes proposed, alongside communal facilities such as café and gym for residents

Alistair MacDonald QC appointed as High Court Judge

Alistair MacDonald QC
Mr MacDonald will take the customary oath of allegiance and the judicial oath at a swearing-in ceremony before the Lord Chief Justice on June 3 at the Royal Courts of Justice
David Cameron makes his closing speech to the Conservative conference 2014 in Birmingham

I'll cut tax for 2m in West Midlands, David Cameron pledges

The Prime Minister said announcements in the Queen's speech will make it easier to create jobs and wealth in

1,600 caught using mobile phones behind the wheel in West Midlands

A driver uses her mobile phone behind the wheel
Police warn drives still flout law every day on the region’s roads – and back a driving ban for those who continue to flout the law
Birmingham street art by Gent48

City of Colours festival launches Kickstarter campaign

Team behind popular street art event is hoping to raise £15,000 to put towards running costs of festival in Digbeth which last year attracted 9,000 people

Museums at Night events you can visit in Birmingham and beyond

Coffin Works, Black Country Museum and Herbert Art Gallery are among the venues taking part in this annual event until May 16, 2015

Festival of English wine coming to Birmingham

Vines at Halfpenny Green Vineyard, Stourbridge, one of many vineyards in the Midlands
English Wine Takeover is the first dedicated domestic wine event to take place in the Midlands and aims to increase awareness of a fast-growing industry
1st place award winners Kevin Mann and Matthew Holden-Jones with Jamie Rodden from Sheridan Maine (left) and Debbie Cant, at the Birmingham Post Golf Day at Blackwell Golf Club sponsored by Sheridan Maine

Rain fails to dampen the annual Birmingham Post Corporate Pairs Challenge

The annual Birmingham Post Corporate Pairs Challenge, in association with Sheridan Maine, took place at Blackwell Golf Club.

Gallery: After the awards at BYPY 2015

2015 BYPY committee
Take a look to see if you were captured in our specially created frame in association with The Mailbox

Gallery: Guests arrive for BYPY 2015

The finalists on stage ahead of BYPY 2015
Pre-dinner drinks are being held at the ICC tonight ahead of the 15th BYPY to celebrate Birmingham's business stars
Alistair MacDonald QC

Alistair MacDonald QC appointed as High Court Judge

Mr MacDonald will take the customary oath of allegiance and the judicial oath at a swearing-in ceremony before the Lord Chief Justice on June 3 at the Royal Courts of Justice

Still waters run deep for Birmingham hotel with its own well

Managing director of the Burlington Hotel Derek McDonagh with the water sourced from below the building
The Macdonald Burlington in New Street has developed a unique cottage industry pumping water up from an underground well dating back to the hotel’s origins in 1873.

Law firms Shakespeares and SGH Martineau will merge in June

Emma Shipp and Andy Raynor of Shakespeare Martineau
The new firm, which will have a combined turnover of £75 million and employ 900 people, will be known as Shakespeare Martineau
Emma Shipp and Andy Raynor of Shakespeare Martineau

Law firms Shakespeares and SGH Martineau will merge in June

The new firm, which will have a combined turnover of £75 million and employ 900 people, will be known as Shakespeare Martineau

City of Colours festival launches Kickstarter campaign

Birmingham street art by Gent48
Team behind popular street art event is hoping to raise £15,000 to put towards running costs of festival in Digbeth which last year attracted 9,000 people

Zest's growth plans backed by Positive Cashflow Finance

Brad Johnson, managing director at Zest Education
Zest was set-up by managing director Brad Johnson, who has more than 10 years’ experience in the education recruitment sector

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An artist's impression of Crest Nicholson's plans to build 335 apartments on its Park Central development in Birmingham city centre

Plans for 335 Birmingham apartments end 'supermarket war'

Actors Bella Hamblin and David Proud in a screen still from iWitness

Steve Rainbow's iWitness nominated for five awards at Madrid International Film Festival

Victorian property in Woodland Road, Northfield.

Chance to choose your neighbours with project

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