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Pictures: Transforming The Mailbox from sorting office to shopping mall

The Post delved into the archives and pulled together a fascinating gallery showing The Mailbox undergoing its transformation from former sorting office to high-end shopping complex

NHS bungle left trainee West Midland GPs unable to practise

Fourteen trainee GPs in the West Midlands were suspended after an 'unacceptable' admin failure by NHS England, leaving them unable to work for weeks

Litter to be turned into cash in radical clean-up

Councillor Lisa Trickett and waste management boss Brendan Duffy launch the Bin it for Good campaign in Birmingham city centre
A radical plan to combat piles of litter in Birmingham city centre will see cash donations to charity if bins are kept filled

Canadian coffee shop chain eyes former New Street bank

Plans have been lodged to turn the former Santander at 64 New Street into a Second Cup coffee shop

Midlands 'should be like Scotland or Wales' for BBC

MPs have urged the BBC to make the Midlands its principal focus after ministers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland teamed up to negotiate the new charter

Tony Iommi: Ozzy helped me through my darkest cancer days

Guitarist Tony Iommi
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has told how Ozzy Osbourne and his bandmates helped him through his darkest days when he was diagnosed with cancer two years ago
The Mailbox shortly before it opened in December 2000

Pictures: Transforming The Mailbox from sorting office to shopping mall

The Post delved into the archives and pulled together a fascinating gallery showing The Mailbox undergoing its transformation from former sorting office to high-end shopping complex

Canadian coffee shop chain eyes former New Street bank

64 New Street could become the latest former bank building to house a café
Plans have been lodged to turn the former Santander at 64 New Street into a Second Cup coffee shop

NHS bungle left trainee West Midland GPs unable to practise

Fourteen trainee GPs in the West Midlands were suspended after an 'unacceptable' admin failure by NHS England, leaving them unable to work for weeks

Litter to be turned into cash in radical clean-up

Councillor Lisa Trickett and waste management boss Brendan Duffy launch the Bin it for Good campaign in Birmingham city centre
A radical plan to combat piles of litter in Birmingham city centre will see cash donations to charity if bins are kept filled
CGI of the new Foyles store which will open in Grand Central next month

Cressida Cowell to open children's department at Foyles' Grand Central store

London-based bookstore chain will open its sixth venture next month and has also released a new CGI of how it will look

Resorts World ready to set sail

The new Resorts World complex
We take a tour of the new casino, hotel and leisure complex next to the NEC ahead of its opening later this year

Lenny Henry's plea for more investment in West Midlands TV production

The cast of new BBC TV show Danny and the Human Zoo
Actor and comedian says more is needed in the region and hopes to bring more work to the Midlands
Lisa Barge (Head of Litigation), Kirsty White (Fundraiser from NSPCC), David Beswick (Senior Office Partner), Elli Sandbach and Frances O'Neill at Eversheds LLP's Treasure Hunt, held to raise money for the NSPCC.

Law firm unearths some treasure for children's charity

The Birmingham office of Eversheds LLP hosted a treasure hunt to support and raise money for the NSPCC

Hortons' quiz raises £5,700 for cancer ward at city hospital

Back Row: Paul Guest, Lauren Powell, Neale Powell, Tony Green, Steve Wiliams. Front Row: Rachel Carpenter, Sophie Samuda, Melissa Spence, Debbie Haywood, Megan Green, Jane Phillips.
Hortons' Estate Limited raised £5,700 for Ward 19 at Heartlands Hospital, at its eighth annual quiz for the local commercial property community.

Birmingham's newest recruitment firm hosts big party

Damian Navas and Roger Birchall at the official launch evening for Haig&Co, held at Hotel Du Vin.
The official launch evening for Haig&Co was held at Hotel Du Vin and organised by Lotty Harper Events.
Lisa Barge (Head of Litigation), Kirsty White (Fundraiser from NSPCC), David Beswick (Senior Office Partner), Elli Sandbach and Frances O'Neill at Eversheds LLP's Treasure Hunt, held to raise money for the NSPCC.

Law firm unearths some treasure for children's charity

The Birmingham office of Eversheds LLP hosted a treasure hunt to support and raise money for the NSPCC

Shakespeare Martineau reappointed to National Grid panel

Andrew Whitehead, Shakespeare Martineau
Following competitive tender process, a 20-strong team of lawyers based in firm's Birmingham, Stratford and London offices will support the utility company on specialist gas and electricity legal work

Wesleyan acquires dental plan provider DPAS

Birmingham-based financial services group takes over South West company to bolster its presence in the dental sector
Severn Trent chief executive Liv Garfield is among the top earners at listed companies in the West Midlands

West Midlands chief executives earn 50 times more than staff

Research by the Birmingham Post shows the gap between the top and bottom of the corporate tree is very wide but the regional figure here is dwarfed by the national average

Petalite bids to raise £300k to launch rapid smartphone charger

Leigh Purnell, founder and inventor of Petalite
Birmingham tech company has developed product which can re-charge devices in 15 minutes and is seeking new funding to start mass production

Wesleyan acquires dental plan provider DPAS

Birmingham-based financial services group takes over South West company to bolster its presence in the dental sector

Videos & Photos

The Mailbox shortly before it opened in December 2000

Pictures: Transforming The Mailbox from sorting office to shopping mall

Spring Acres in Bournes Green, Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire.

West Midland properties on the market with green and pleasant plots

64 New Street could become the latest former bank building to house a café

Canadian coffee shop chain eyes former New Street bank

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