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Phil Jones Associates grows reach with new office launch

Phil Jones Associates' Reading team (from left) Mathew Franklin, Matthew Proctor and Cullan Riley

Consultancy targets more projects in the south with new base in Berkshire

First World War commemorated across the West Midlands

By the end of the First World War communities didn’t want grim reminders of how their brave soldiers had fallen
A programme of free events to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War will take place between Saturday and Monday

Pictures: Campaign promotes summer events in Birmingham

Summer in Southside free outdoor arts festival on August 9, 16, 23-24. The Southpaw Dance Company: Faust pictured from last year's event
Visit Birmingham has this month launched a campaign celebrating major events taking place in the city this summer

New lettings revealed for Grand Central

CGI of the new shopping and dining areas in Grand Central, overlooking the atrium of New Street Station
But developers confirm grand opening will be a year later than planned to coincide with unveiling of New Street Station

Eleven Brindleyplace sold to Benson Elliot

Eleven Brindleyplace
Property developer Argent has completed the sale of the 108,000 sq ft Grade A building, which is the hope of property firm Colliers International, in an undisclosed deal

Carillion holds firm in Balfour Beatty merger

Library of Birmingham which was led by support services giant Carillion
Black Country support services giant says it still believes in "powerful rationale" of combining two companies

First World War commemorated across the West Midlands

By the end of the First World War communities didn’t want grim reminders of how their brave soldiers had fallen
A programme of free events to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War will take place between Saturday and Monday
Birmingham Town Hall

Review: CBSO Youth Orchestra Academy at Birmingham Town Hall

Norman Stinchcombe reviews CBSO Youth Orchestra Academy at Birmingham Town Hall

Arts organisations critical to the prosperity of the city

Joanna Reid, executive director of Coventry's Belgrade Theatre
As the Belgrade Theatre prepares to stage its latest home-produced drama, executive director Joanna Reid writes about Arts Council funding and tough times ahead

Nazis loathed jazz but they knew how to harness its power

Bradley Clarkson, Jonny Bower, Miranda Wilford, Chris Andrew Mellon and Calum Coates in Propaganda Swing, which is coming to Belgrade Theatre, Coventry.
The glitz and glamour of the Berlin jazz scene in the 1930s is brought to life in a wartime drama produced by Coventry's Belgrade Theatre. Catherine Vonledebur reports.
John Dyson, John Harris, Peter Stienlet, John Stewart.

Stewart & Harris celebrate joining Patrick Parsons

Birmingham consulting engineers Stewart & Harris celebrate becoming part of national firm Patrick Parsons.

Brooke Smith Planning marks 20th anniversary

Simon Lloyd, DTZ; Louise Brooke-Smith, Brooke Smith Planning; Simon Farrant, GBR Phoenix Beard.
​Brooke Smith Planning celebrated 20 years in business at its annual Summer Garden Party at The Cloisters in Edgbaston.

BDO hosts dinner for housebuilders to discuss 'Homes For All' report

Steve Parkinson, Parkinson Estates Plc; Tom Finnegan, Radleigh Group Ltd; Mark Anslow, BDO; Stephen Hemming, Lambert Smith Hampton.
BDO spoke to 50 UK housebuilders across the country to canvass views on the key challenges facing the industry and how to overcome these.
Library of Birmingham which was led by support services giant Carillion

Carillion holds firm in Balfour Beatty merger

Black Country support services giant says it still believes in "powerful rationale" of combining two companies

Balfour Beatty ends merger talks with Carillion

Carillion headquarters at Birch Street, Wolverhampton
Deal which would have created £3bn support services powerhouse is off after Carillion wanted Parsons Brinckerhoff included in the merger

AME wins R&D project three months before opening

Artist's impression of the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering in Coventry
Technology Strategy Board grants £750,000 to manufacturing and engineering research centre

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Sea View in Rhosneigr, Anglesey.

Home of the day: £750k Sea View in Rhosneigr, Isle of Anglesey

Summer in Southside free outdoor arts festival on August 9, 16, 23-24. The Southpaw Dance Company: Faust pictured from last year's event

Pictures: Campaign promotes summer events in Birmingham

CGI of the new shopping and dining areas in Grand Central, overlooking the atrium of New Street Station

New lettings revealed for Grand Central

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