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Birmingham 'ruinpub' heritage project gets thumbs up from West Midlands Mayor

Andy Street highlights Christopher Wray redevelopment as shining example for preserving city's heritage

LDC launches Backing Business Ambition tour in the West Midlands

LDC is searching the entrepreneurial heartlands of England, Scotland and Wales to uncover and showcase Britain’s most inspiring and ambitious businesses

Symphony Hall is one of the city's great cultural institutions

Comment: Culture and economy can thrive with a little creative thinking

John Kampfner, chief executive of the Creative Industries Federation, is calling on the new West Midlands mayor to place the creative sector at the top of the agenda

The race to be West Midlands Mayor.

West Midlands Mayor survey - what do the experts and candidates say

NHS and immigration important issues to voters even though they are not mayor's responsibility

It's neck and neck in West Midlands Mayor race

Exclusive survey reveals Labour and Tories too close to call on first preferences two weeks ahead of election - second votes will be crucial

David Hillan, Practice Leader, Grant Thornton; Bob Sleigh, OBE, Guest Speaker and Chairman, West Midlands Combined Authority.

Grant Thornton gathering sets sights on a more vibrant regional economy

Leaders and influencers gathered at Grant Thornton's West Midlands Inquiry to discuss how to work together for a greater West Midlands

Anita Bhalla, Andy Street, Ellen McAdam, Jonnie Turpie.

Guests raise £11,000 at BMAG dinner auction

Birmingham’s business community helped to raise over £11,000 at a fundraising dinner auction held at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

It was the end of the road for Hall Green Greyhound Stadium in July

Review of 2016 - July: West Mids mayor, test cricket and more trampoline parks

An inquiry slams the devolution deal which means the West Midlands must have an elected mayor while Edgbaston Stadium unveils a new diary of international cricket

Anne Marie Simpson (Homes and Communities Agency), Cllr John Clancy (Leader of Birmingham City Council), Charlie Spicer (Savills), Bob Tattrie (Trebor Developments)

Work starts on £8.5m Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Birmingham

City leaders say investment shows Birmingham's confidence amid post-Brexit uncertainty

John Lewis boss hints at post-Brexit price rise

Andy Street said fluctuations in the exchange rate of sterling was a big issue for the chain which buys a third of its goods in dollars

Andy Street was given the president's award by Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Selfridges and Andy Street take home chamber awards

Department store, law firm and recruitment consultancy among the winners at the Greater Birmingham Chamber ceremony

Birmingham City Council's new chief executive Mark Rogers

Birmingham Post Power 250: Public Sector

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the Public Sector

£14bn funding bid as Midlands Engine clicks into gear

For the first time ever, the Midlands has come together to showcase investment opportunities to key markets such as China and the US at the MIPIM property conference in Cannes

Rosie Ginday of Miss Macaroon, which has secured a deal with John Lewis

Birmingham start-up Miss Macaroon secures John Lewis deal

The former patisserie chef backed herself in business when she set up Miss Macaroon in 2011 – now she is on course to turn over £200,000 this year

Greg Lowson, Pinsent Masons' Birmingham head of office

Birmingham firms sign up to schools scheme to plug skills gap

Balfour Beatty, Birmingham Airport, Pinsent Masons and Royal Bank of Scotland sign up to scheme

Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone

£750m boost for Greater Birmingham with enterprise zone expanded

The devolution deal signed yesterday commits to funding the Curzon Street Enterprise Zone extension, which will be a major money-spinner for the region

SR City partners (from left): Julian Buttery, development director of Ahead Partnership Birmingham; Paul Faulkner, chief executive of Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce; Andy Street, chairman of GBS LEP; Coun Penny Holbrook, city council cabinet member for learning and Greg Lowson, partner at Pinsent Masons

Top businesses back scheme to boost pupils' career opportunities

Firms including Balfour Beatty, Birmingham Airport, Pinsent Masons and Royal Bank of Scotland hope scheme will plug city's skills shortage

From the Alpha Tower.

Business backing for £1bn West Midlands devolution deal

The long-awaited deal means the “Greater Birmingham” region will get cash to improve transport and skills

Anita Champaneri, Mike Ward, Gavin Wade and Glyn Pitchford celebrate Gateley's £20,000 donation to the Birmingham Big Art Project

Birmingham Big Art project gets £80,000 contribution from Arts Council England

This latest contribution means the funding pot for the project has now passed the £100,000 mark

Greater Birmingham combined authority calls win Black Country support

The chair of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Devolution Group says the region would be better served under the Greater Birmingham banner


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