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Library of Birmingham's Google inspired revival shows how partnerships can save services

Library of Birmingham

Deals with Google and Brasshouse show council can overcome cuts with partners says library chief Penny Holbrook

Culture Secretary: We'll look at BBC in regions

Culture Secretary John Whittingdale
John Whittingdale, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pledged to address regional provision in debates over the BBC's next 10-year charter.

Green idylls of Second City get the thumbs-up

Bournville Village Green as it looks today
14 parks and spaces in Birmingham win praise as part of national Green Flag awards

Doubt cast on 'oldest Koran' in world claim by University of Birmingham

An Islamic manuscript which has been identified as one of the world's oldest fragments of the Koran on show at the University of Birmingham
Middle Eastern historians have raised doubts about claims the University of Birmingham had discovered to oldest known copy of the Koran.

Centro hosts transport conference

Dr Chris Moody, Dr David Hardman and Geoff Inskip.
Centro held its second annual West Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference at Etc Venues on Corporation Street.

New Paradise roadworks start this weekend

Map of new traffic flow which starts on August 2 for Paradise project
Latest changes to roads and traffic flow start on Sunday as £500m Paradise project ploughs on
Dr Chris Moody, Dr David Hardman and Geoff Inskip.

Centro hosts transport conference

Centro held its second annual West Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference at Etc Venues on Corporation Street.

New Paradise roadworks start this weekend

Map of new traffic flow which starts on August 2 for Paradise project
Latest changes to roads and traffic flow start on Sunday as £500m Paradise project ploughs on
Library of Birmingham

Library of Birmingham's Google inspired revival shows how partnerships can save services

Deals with Google and Brasshouse show council can overcome cuts with partners says library chief Penny Holbrook

Culture Secretary: We'll look at BBC in regions

Culture Secretary John Whittingdale
John Whittingdale, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pledged to address regional provision in debates over the BBC's next 10-year charter.
National Youth Orchestra of Wales

Review: National Youth Orchestra of Wales at Hereford Cathedral

We began here with Dukas' ineffably gorgeous La Peri, opening with sturdily fanfaring brass before strings danced and swooned through a sequence of variations on one of the most seductive melodies ever penned.

Birmingham Harvey Nichols opening boosts city retail scene

The new look Harvey Nichols store in Birmingham
The store opens to the public on Friday, July 31, and the Post's photographers have been in to capture it

Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon

The Royal Shakespeare Theater in Stratford-upon-Avon.
This mixture of Mendelssohn's music for A Midsummer Night's Dream and the play itself, proved to be highly successful, giving us a sense at the fall of the curtain that Shakespeare's play had been a gratifying experience.
Dr Chris Moody, Dr David Hardman and Geoff Inskip.

Centro hosts transport conference

Centro held its second annual West Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference at Etc Venues on Corporation Street.

Law firm Kerwoods host summer BBQ

Jan Thompson, Kerwoods; Ken Jubb, Delphine Powell.
Law firm Kerwoods Solicitors held a summer barbecue for professional colleagues, clients and intermediaries at Redditch Golf Club.

Business Secretary joins celebration of young music talent

Peter Clague, The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Maynard Burton.
Partners from law firm mfg Solicitors hosted a private reception ahead of the final of the 2015 Bromsgrove International Young Musicians' Competition.
Dr Chris Moody, Dr David Hardman and Geoff Inskip.

Centro hosts transport conference

Centro held its second annual West Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference at Etc Venues on Corporation Street.

NatWest Tower demolition set for green light

The old home of NatWest Bank at 103 Colmore Row could soon be demolished
City planners finally expected to approve the end of John Madin's 41-year-old tower which has sat vacant since 2003 and construction of its 26-storey replacement

Law firm Kerwoods host summer BBQ

Jan Thompson, Kerwoods; Ken Jubb, Delphine Powell.
Law firm Kerwoods Solicitors held a summer barbecue for professional colleagues, clients and intermediaries at Redditch Golf Club.
Spearhead collect their Entrepreneurial Spark Pitching Competition prize

Entrepreneurial Spark start-ups rewarded

The gongs are organised by the business Hatchery, Entrepreneurial Spark, powered by NatWest, and partner KPMG

Top Banana secures Whitbread client win

Premier Inn's owner Whitbread has recruited Top Banana to help with events
Black Country event specialist joins a roster of clients which includes Barclaycard, Primark and Barcardi

Mitchells & Butlers' headquarters sold for £69.5m

Mitchells & Butlers HQ in Fleet Street has been sold for £69.5m
Fleet Street offices and nearby Ibis Styles Hotel sold in deal to Legal & General Property

Videos & Photos

Dr Chris Moody, Dr David Hardman and Geoff Inskip.

Centro hosts transport conference

This 1920s house on Westfield Road in Edgbaston has been extended and improved.

Magic mix of old and the new in 1920s Edgbaston home

Map of new traffic flow which starts on August 2 for Paradise project

New Paradise roadworks start this weekend

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