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£30m boost to Birmingham cycling scene

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

The city council has been awarded a £22.1 million Department for Transport grant which, topped up with £7.9 million local funding

Electric Cinema fears allayed after apartment plans withdrawn

The Electric Cinema in Birmingham City centre.
The owner of the oldest working cinema in the UK had feared the scheme would lead to its demise because of noise pollution complaints from residents

Range Rover Evoque Convertible to go into production

Land Rover first showed a convertible concept at the 2012 Geneva motor show and speculation has been mounting in recent months that it was set to go into production

Shakespeares and SGH Martineau in merger talks

Emma Shipp, managing partner at SGH Martineau
A combined firm would employ around 900 staff, including 150 partners, and see a fee income of more than £75 million

Aston Martin to extend availability of Lagonda Taraf beyond Middle East

Aston Martin's Lagonda Taraf
Now named the Lagonda Taraf, the vehicle will also be available in the UK, Europe and South Africa - but in strictly limited numbers

Labour MP suggests coalition deal - with the Conservatives

Gisela Stuart
If there's a hung Parliament after May 7's general election then Labour could form a Government in coalition with the Tories, says Birmingham MP Gisela Stuart
New Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Range Rover Evoque Convertible to go into production

Land Rover first showed a convertible concept at the 2012 Geneva motor show and speculation has been mounting in recent months that it was set to go into production

Aston Martin to extend availability of Lagonda Taraf beyond Middle East

Aston Martin's Lagonda Taraf
Now named the Lagonda Taraf, the vehicle will also be available in the UK, Europe and South Africa - but in strictly limited numbers
The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

£30m boost to Birmingham cycling scene

The city council has been awarded a £22.1 million Department for Transport grant which, topped up with £7.9 million local funding

Labour MP suggests coalition deal - with the Conservatives

Gisela Stuart
If there's a hung Parliament after May 7's general election then Labour could form a Government in coalition with the Tories, says Birmingham MP Gisela Stuart
Jonathan Silk, jazz drummer and composer, who studied at Birmingham Conservatoire

Five amazing jazz gigs to see in Birmingham in March 2015

Jonathan Silk, Gilad Atzmon and Phil Donkin are all heading to the city this month

Skyride Birmingham: City council steps up search for replacement event

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park
Last month the city council said it was unable to host a Skyride event in Cannon Hill Park

Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet's Coppelia at Birmingham Hippodrome is delectable

Birmingham Royal Ballet excelled with this production of Coppelia
Lee Cartwright, David Preston, Mazars; Paul Turk and Gary Riley, HSBC, at Mazars' annual drinks reception in Birmingham.

International flavour to Mazars' meet-up

International connections was the theme of Mazars' annual drinks reception for intermediaries and professional contacts in the Birmingham and West Midlands office in Church Street.

Launch of Aston Business Network

Peter Shearer, Aston Business School; Leigh Purnell, Petalite; and Laurence Handley, Aston University, at the launch of Aston Business Network.
Aston Business School launched its new monthly networking event, Aston Business Network.

Monty Don guest at Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball

Peter White, Barry Leadbetter, Martyn Liberson, Monty Don, Guest Speaker and Patron; Philippa Pickavance, Kate Hartigan, Caroline Clutton-Brock and Anders Jones, Trustees, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball.
Monty Don joined Trustees and 350 of their guests to raise a staggering £18,000 at Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball.
Emma Shipp, managing partner at SGH Martineau

Shakespeares and SGH Martineau in merger talks

A combined firm would employ around 900 staff, including 150 partners, and see a fee income of more than £75 million

Emma Shipp, managing partner at SGH Martineau

Shakespeares and SGH Martineau in merger talks

A combined firm would employ around 900 staff, including 150 partners, and see a fee income of more than £75 million

Goodfish acquires Powell & Harber thanks to Finance Birmingham funding deal

Ian Fairclough (Finance Birmingham), Nigel Tipple (Goodfish), Greg McDonald (Goodfish)
Based in Cannock, Goodfish employs 30 people and has clients in markets including the USA, Ireland, Portugal, Hungary and Poland as well as the UK

Catalyst Corporate Finance advises Aspen Pumps' shareholders on sale to 3i Group

Andy Currie, managing partner at Catalyst Corporate Finance
The business was previously backed by Inflexion Private Equity. Under Inflexion’s ownership Aspen has seen sustained growth, focusing on product innovation

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The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

£30m boost to Birmingham cycling scene

New Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Range Rover Evoque Convertible to go into production

Aston Martin's Lagonda Taraf

Aston Martin to extend availability of Lagonda Taraf beyond Middle East

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