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Bringing back Midland Bank would be right move, Birmingham historian claims

Midland Bank

Speculation is growing that the banking giant will re-name the new ring-fenced personal and business UK operation Midland Bank

Wasps issues retail bond to become one of world's richest rugby clubs

Wasps have moved to Coventry's Ricoh Arena
The Coventry club is to launch a retail bond listed on the London Stock Exchange

Midland GPs struggle as 50,000 register in two years

NHS Doctor
South and central Birmingham surgeries have seen patients numbers grow by 3.4 per cent

Jaguar's Ian Callum lands top design accolade

Jaguar's director of design, Ian Callum
The judges declared Jaguar’s director of design this year’s most influential UK designer finishing ahead of Waitrose’s Maggie Hodgetts and Burberry’s Christopher Bailey

Birmingham 'left out of loop' by the BBC, former Doctor Who star says

Actor Peter Davison
The BBC spent £12.40 for every licence fee-payer in the Midlands last year – compared to £80 in the North, £122 in Wales and £757 in London

Birmingham teenager bids to become UK's youngest councillor

Luke Holland, who just turned 18, is standing as an independent candidate in the Moseley and Kings Heath ward
Wasps have moved to Coventry's Ricoh Arena

Wasps issues retail bond to become one of world's richest rugby clubs

The Coventry club is to launch a retail bond listed on the London Stock Exchange

BYPY 2015: Katie Kershaw, Node Urban Design

Katie Kershaw, Node Urban Design
Design and heritage consultant concludes our Q&As with property nominees at BYPY 2015
Liquid chief executive Elisabeth Lewis-Jones (front left) and the rest of the team tackling the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k run

Liquid recruits whole office for Great Birmingham 10k

City centre PR agency is raising funds for the Stroke Association but admits it won't be breaking any records

Birmingham teenager bids to become UK's youngest councillor

Luke Holland, who just turned 18, is standing as an independent candidate in the Moseley and Kings Heath ward
Conservation staff at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery working on 'The arming and departure of the knights of the round table on the quest for the Holy Grail'.

Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller: I'd rather have met William Morris than Andy Warhol

Jeremy Deller is curator of Love is Enough, an exhibition of William Morris and Andy Warhol at Birmingham's Gas Hall

Review: Elgar’s Cello Concerto by CBSO at Symphony Hall

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Edward Gardner
Originally billed as Edward Gardner's final appearance, this concert by the CBSO was outstanding

Review: April Sings for Spring and Summer by Orchestra of the Swan at Town Hall

Orchestra of the Swan
Orchestra of the Swan displayed tremendous verve and sparkle in this Town Hall concert
Dr David Hardman, Charlotte Crossley and Brian Donnelly.

Silicon Valley entrepreneur at Innovation Birmingham event

Innovation Birmingham held a keynote event with entrepreneur Brian Donnelly.

Historian speaks at Institute of Directors' dinner

Jason Wouhra, Chair, IoD West Midlands; Guest Speakers, Carl Chinn MBE, Alan Mullock, Toyota GB; Dr Mark Stanford, Faculty of Engineering Wolverhampton University.
Professor Carl Chinn MBE gave a talk at the Institute of Directors' Black Country Dinner at Dudley Zoological Gardens and Castle.

Investment Property Forum - Paradise explained

James Cubitt, Colliers International; Chris Darroch, Hermes Investment, Guest Speaker; Rob Groves, Argent, Guest Speaker.
The Investment Property Forum hosted a seminar to outline plans for the redevelopment of Paradise Circus.
Katie Kershaw, Node Urban Design

BYPY 2015: Katie Kershaw, Node Urban Design

Design and heritage consultant concludes our Q&As with property nominees at BYPY 2015

From left: Ed Hill and John Baldwin of Baldwins Accountants with senior partner at Cox Jerome Philip Abraham

Baldwins and Cox Jerome announce merger deal

Black Country accountancy firms combine teams to create 35-strong team in Walsall as they now seek to grow client base

Lloyds Bank backs Formrite to buy factory

Geoff Neale, owner of Formrite Precision (left), and Oliver Dallaway, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking
Black Country engineering firm purchases premises it was renting to expand company and create new jobs

New owner for Metro Bar and Grill

Brandasia director Jaimon George (left) with Metro's executive chef Michael Smith and general manager Karen Parris
City centre bar and restaurant popular with the professional services and business community has been acquired by the owner of Asha's

Videos & Photos

Conservation staff at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery working on 'The arming and departure of the knights of the round table on the quest for the Holy Grail'.

Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller: I'd rather have met William Morris than Andy Warhol

Rick Cressman outside Nailcote Hall

Nailcote Hall expands thanks to Birmingham Post Growth Fund

Midland Bank

Bringing back Midland Bank would be right move, Birmingham historian claims

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