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Chancellor's vision for West Midlands economy

George Osborne

George Osborne's balancing act to revive West Midlands' economic fortunes.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak disappointed by Jobs movie

Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad in film Jobs
Steve Wosniak said he had been left disappointed by Jobs - a film still to be aired in the UK about his partner at Apple.

Hundreds of Staffordshire jobs axed after Phones 4u collapse

Administrator PwC has made 628 redundancies among head office and telesales staff at Phones 4u's Newcastle-under-Lyme offices

Birmingham councillor Dierdre Alden hits back at critics over cycle storm

Coun Deirdre Alden
Edgbaston Tory Coun Deirdre Alden said the plan to create a ‘Cycle City’ was discriminatory, provoking a storm of protest

Giant consultation on future of Birmingham retail strategy begins

Shoppers in Birmingham's Bullring centre
A six-week consultation has been launched over a new retail strategy to cope with massive change.

New regulations set West Midlands firms back £71m

Compliance with new regulations will cost the 99,000 small and medium-sized employers in the region an extra £725 per company next year, new research suggests
Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad in film Jobs

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak disappointed by Jobs movie

Steve Wosniak said he had been left disappointed by Jobs - a film still to be aired in the UK about his partner at Apple.

Chancellor's vision for West Midlands economy

George Osborne
George Osborne's balancing act to revive West Midlands' economic fortunes.
Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad in film Jobs

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak disappointed by Jobs movie

Steve Wosniak said he had been left disappointed by Jobs - a film still to be aired in the UK about his partner at Apple.

Birmingham Ormiston Academy re-launches Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre

Gisela Stuart MP, Sir Albert Bore, Gaynor Cheshire.
Students perform at Birmingham Ormiston Academy's re-launch of Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre.

Review: Birmingham's Carters of Moseley has inventive fayre which is a true labour of love

Diners and judges have voted it the best UK restaurant in The Good Food Guide Readers Restaurant of the Year. Now Mary Griffin puts Birmingham restaurant Carters of Moseley to the test.

Chris Packham attends Birmingham's NEC for the National Pet Show

Chris Packham, with his two poodle dogs Itchy and Scratchy, the Springwatch presenter will be at the National Pet Show at the NEC on September 20 and 21.
Wildlife presenter Chris Packham will be at Birmingham's NEC this weekend to talk about animals at the National Pet Show. He tells Roz Laws why he is most at home with his adored dogs

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra on fire for Beethoven cycle

Andris Nelsons conducting the CBSO at Bonn for Beethovenfest
The CBSO will perform the complete cycle of Beethoven's nine symphonies in Birmingham this week. Christopher Morley gets a preview of what's in store on a visit to Bonn.
Gisela Stuart MP, Sir Albert Bore, Gaynor Cheshire.

Birmingham Ormiston Academy re-launches Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre

Students perform at Birmingham Ormiston Academy's re-launch of Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre.

BPS Birmingham welcomed Steve Hollis to speak at GBSLEP: A Year in Review event

Steve Hollis, GBSLEP; Suzie Branch, BMET; Alex Bishop, Shoosmiths; Derrick McEvoy, Aspect Consultants.
Steve Hollis of The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership spoke at BPS Birmingham's GBSLEP: A Year in Review event.

Birmingham Law firm serves up tennis ace Martina Navratilova for hard-hitting talk

Helen Platt, Squire Patton Boggs; Martina Navratilova, Nick Green, Squire Patton Boggs; Monique Sutherland, Squire Patton Boggs.
Global law firm Squire Patton Boggs recently welcomed tennis legend Martina Navratilova to a client breakfast to discuss diversity.
Birmingham Pride chairman Lawrence Barton, who owns the Nightingale Club, among other Southside venues

Birmingham firm GB Training secures £1.4m apprenticeships deal

GB Training says the one-year contract with the Skills Funding Agency is one of the largest single contracts it has secured in recent years

99p Stores appoints Harris Lamb for Midlands expansion drive

David Walton, Harris Lamb
Birmingham planning consultancy will lead the hunt for new sites across the region and north of England

Clevercherry recruited for Millbank brief

Jewellery Quarter creative agency secures latest tender to help North West recruitment agency increase profile

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Gisela Stuart MP, Sir Albert Bore, Gaynor Cheshire.

Birmingham Ormiston Academy re-launches Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre

Lydebrook Farm in Little Wenlock, Telford, Shropshire.

£6,600,000 Lydebrook Farm in Telford would make a perfect rural business

Steve Hollis, GBSLEP; Suzie Branch, BMET; Alex Bishop, Shoosmiths; Derrick McEvoy, Aspect Consultants.

BPS Birmingham welcomed Steve Hollis to speak at GBSLEP: A Year in Review event

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