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John Lewis and New Street opening dates announced

John Lewis will open on September 24 along with Grand Central and the completed New Street station

Developers confirm when new department store and Grand Central shopping centre will open in addition to completion of new-look railway station

Rare 1960s Aston Martin expected to fetch more than £500,000

A rare 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk 1 Volante Vantage, which is to go under the hammer at Barons at Sandown Park on July 28
One of just 29 ever made, it is believed to be the final such Volante Vantage built

Staycity in the Jewellery Quarter back on track

Activity has resumed on Staycity's serviced apartment project following the appointment of Clegg
Serviced apartment complex on course for completion in November following appointment of new contractor

Innovation Birmingham hosts UK final of European green tech competition

Winner and runners-up from UK heat of the ClimateLaunchpad competition, together with the three judges
Worcestershire company Littewood comes runner-up in event which showcases the latest developments in making technology better for the environment

Investment manager joins BRI Wealth Management

Paul Cusack and Emma Buckley of BRI Wealth Management
BRI has taken on a number of new staff over the last 18 months and is expanding its client base through Worcestershire and Warwickshire

Gateley makes 18 promotions

The latest promotions follow the company becoming the first UK commercial law firm to list on the London Stock Exchange last month
John Lewis will open on September 24 along with Grand Central and the completed New Street station

John Lewis and New Street opening dates announced

Developers confirm when new department store and Grand Central shopping centre will open in addition to completion of new-look railway station

Innovation Birmingham hosts UK final of European green tech competition

Winner and runners-up from UK heat of the ClimateLaunchpad competition, together with the three judges
Worcestershire company Littewood comes runner-up in event which showcases the latest developments in making technology better for the environment
Winner and runners-up from UK heat of the ClimateLaunchpad competition, together with the three judges

Innovation Birmingham hosts UK final of European green tech competition

Worcestershire company Littewood comes runner-up in event which showcases the latest developments in making technology better for the environment

Birmingham hospitals merger a step closer with dual role boss

Sarah Jane Marsh is to take over the running of two Birmingham hospitals
Chief executive of Birmingham Children's Hospital appointed to run Birmingham Women's Hospital too
Oklahoma at Birmingham Hippodrome. Pictured are Lucy May Barker as Ado Annie and Gary Wilmot as Ali Hakim

Review: Oklahoma! at Birmingham Hippodrome

Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical is surely one of the best ever made. The reason is simple, lyrics, dancing, dialogue and music fit together easily until you get a perfectly balanced classical whole.

Review: Elizabeth Watts and Audrey Hyland at Tardebigge Church

Soprano Elizabeth Watts
This was a pretty dark programme. Thomas Traherne settings by Finzi and Elizabeth Maconchy could almost have been light relief, had Maconchy’s vocal lines not been so ferociously angular, her tonal language so overcast.

Review: Birmingham Bach Choir, St Paul's Church in Hockley

Birmingham Bach Choir
A thought-provoking, mainly solemn evening of religious choral music, the Bach Choir certainly had challenges and one wonders how often they were able to rehearse with the full organ sound rather than an accompanying piano.
John Garside, United; Colin Roobottom, BBC; Paul Kehoe, Birmingham Airport, at Birmingham Airport's Annual Summer Drinks 2015.

Birmingham Airport hosts media event

Birmingham Airport held its annual media drinks in the Champagne Bar of the Cube.

BDO focuses on IT management for mid-market senior bosses

Gavin Davis and John Dennison, BDO.
BDO's Technology Advisory Team hosted the fourth in its series of briefings for the "Reluctant IT Director" at BDO's offices in Colmore Row.

Lambert Smith Hampton reports on growing optimism

Alex Tross, Tony Fisher, Adam Ramshaw, all Lambert Smith Hampton.
More than 60 property professionals from across the Midlands attended the launch of the 2015 edition of the LSH annual Office Market Report at its Birmingham offices.

Gateley makes 18 promotions

The latest promotions follow the company becoming the first UK commercial law firm to list on the London Stock Exchange last month

Birmingham Airport hosts media event

John Garside, United; Colin Roobottom, BBC; Paul Kehoe, Birmingham Airport, at Birmingham Airport's Annual Summer Drinks 2015.
Birmingham Airport held its annual media drinks in the Champagne Bar of the Cube.

Shakespeare Martineau event marks Employee Ownership Day

Gary Davie, Shakespeare Martineau
The purpose of Employee Ownership Day is to encourage businesses to consider whether employee-ownership could be part of their strategic plan
Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies

Mercia backs Impression Technologies with £1.5m

Henley technology investor takes part in £4m funding round to help aluminium forming company buy a new press facility

Jaguar Land Rover signs partnership to produce vehicles in Austria

The two millionth Land Rover Defender takes shape on the Solihull production line
The partnership has been described as one that will “complement” UK production rather than signalling a move away from the company’s core UK manufacturing base

Record-breaking results for St Modwen

Stephen Prosser, St Modwen
Property and regeneration group enjoys major increase in profit and revenue as it continues to believe in the regional marketplace

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John Lewis will open on September 24 along with Grand Central and the completed New Street station

John Lewis and New Street opening dates announced

Activity has resumed on Staycity's serviced apartment project following the appointment of Clegg

Staycity in the Jewellery Quarter back on track

John Garside, United; Colin Roobottom, BBC; Paul Kehoe, Birmingham Airport, at Birmingham Airport's Annual Summer Drinks 2015.

Birmingham Airport hosts media event

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