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Birmingham councillor Dierdre Alden hits back at critics over cycle storm

Coun Deirdre Alden

Edgbaston Tory Coun Deirdre Alden said the plan to create a ‘Cycle City’ was discriminatory, provoking a storm of protest

Giant consultation on future of Birmingham retail strategy begins

Shoppers in Birmingham's Bullring centre
A six-week consultation has been launched over a new retail strategy to cope with massive change.

Backlash over £90m for Midland incinerator - which hasn't been built yet

Margaret Hodge
The enormous waste of money has been condemned by a Commons inquiry which described the arrangements as “appalling”

Birmingham Post Business Awards 2014: Firms urged to apply as deadline looms

2013 Birmingham Post Business Awards.
The deadline for entries to the region’s premier celebration of business is September 26 – so time is running out

20 artists' impressions of New Street Station reveal how £600m project has evolved

An early impression of the new New Street Station shows the Pallasades shopping centre as part of the plans
As one of the biggest redevelopment projects Birmingham has ever seen, New Street Station has found itself the subject of much design debate

Snobs: An exclusive look at the new home of Birmingham's oldest nightclub

Plasterer Paschal Morrissey from Solihull with the new wall of faces, a well known feature of the old Snobs
Charlie Robinson, investment director, YFM Equity Partners

Investment director will head YFM Equity Partners' new Birmingham office

Charlie Robinson’s appointment comes at a buoyant time for YFM Equity Partners and follows the recruitment of former 3i portfolio director Eamon Nolan

Lawyers at FBC Manby Bowdler advise Westgate on move

Andrew Hattersley of Westgate Group, Andrew Wynne (FBC Manby Bowdler), and Darren Gould also of Westgate Group
The move, which was prompted by the firm’s growth, was advised chiefly by Wolverhampton based solicitor Andrew Wynne
Coun Deirdre Alden

Birmingham councillor Dierdre Alden hits back at critics over cycle storm

Edgbaston Tory Coun Deirdre Alden said the plan to create a ‘Cycle City’ was discriminatory, provoking a storm of protest

Great Birmingham Run 2014 on track to be 'biggest ever'

Take part in the Bupa Great Birmingham Run, or be a spectator and cheer the runners on their way. A record 20,000 people took part in 2013 and this year's event is on Sunday, October 19.
A total of 17,000 runners have already signed up for the 13.1 mile run on October 19
Comedic/classical music duo Igudesman & Joo.

Igudesman & Joo at Birmingham Symphony Hall

Alison Jones reviews Igudesman & Joo at Birmingham Symphony Hall.

Review: Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby at The Studio at Birmingham Rep

Actress Lisa Dwan performs Footfalls in the Samuel Beckett trilogy.
Paul Fulford reviews Not I, Footfalls and Rockaby at The Studio at Birmingham Rep.

City of Colours street art festival set to double next year

The City of Colours festival will make a second outing next year and expand from one day to two
Organiser Becci Wright to host street art festival over two days due to visitor demand for expansion of the event in Digbeth
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.
Lasan chef director Aktar Islam and property developer Anthony McCourt outside 130 Colmore Row where Lasan is opening a new venture

Lasan Group expands with 130 Colmore Row deal

Team behind the award-winning restaurant are preparing to launch their latest venture in the heart of the city's business district

Birmingham Pride chairman Lawrence Barton, who owns the Nightingale Club, among other Southside venues

Birmingham firm GB Training secures £1.4m apprenticeships deal

GB Training says the one-year contract with the Skills Funding Agency is one of the largest single contracts it has secured in recent years

99p Stores appoints Harris Lamb for Midlands expansion drive

David Walton, Harris Lamb
Birmingham planning consultancy will lead the hunt for new sites across the region and north of England

Clevercherry recruited for Millbank brief

Jewellery Quarter creative agency secures latest tender to help North West recruitment agency increase profile

Videos & Photos

Plasterer Paschal Morrissey from Solihull with the new wall of faces, a well known feature of the old Snobs

Snobs: An exclusive look at the new home of Birmingham's oldest nightclub

An early impression of the new New Street Station shows the Pallasades shopping centre as part of the plans

20 artists' impressions of New Street Station reveal how £600m project has evolved

The roof at New Street Station has been completed

New Street Station: new images show completed roof work

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