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400 runners compete for PKF Cooper Business Challenge glory at 10K

30 business teams set to take on Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K on Sunday

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Steven Spielberg and 9 other reasons Birmingham is the secret weapon of the British Film Industry

Birmingham is the leading UK film location outside London. Andy Parker, from the Custard Factory in the city's Creative Quarter explains why

Thomas Trotter

Magical milestone's a key moment for city organist

As concert number 750 looms, city organist Thomas Trotter reveals how he keeps track of his plethora of programmes.

The retirement of Canon Marcus Huxley, Director of Music at Birmingham Cathedral

Canon Marcus Huxley to conduct his last major event at Birmingham Cathedral

Canon Marcus Huxley is set to retire later this year after 30 years service as Director of Music at Birmingham Cathedral

Tim and Tom Redmond

Brother's bringing a sense of 'Adventure' to Symphony Hall

Brothers Tim and Tom Redmond let their imaginations run wild and let the music tell their stories at Symphony Hall children's concert

CGI of The Lewis Building which is bringing an old department store name back

Review of 2016 - June: Lewis's name returns, grand plan for Tramps and Channel 4 courts Birmingham

An old department store name was set to make a return to the city while a grand vision for a former nightclub in Broad Street was revealed in June

It emerged in May that Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight was trying to open a production studio in Birmingham

Review of 2016 - May: Steven Knight moots new studio, Northfield Manor to be reborn and Ikea comes to city centre

The founder of TV hit Peaky Blinders said in May that he had held discussions with Paramount about launching a new studio in Birmingham while a fire-hit manor was to regenerated as a housing estate

Ex Cathedra's expedition to explore the New World

Ex Cathedra conductor Jeffrey Skidmore tells Christopher Morley about the Birmingham choir's journey to discover the baroque music of South America

Benjamin Grosvenor

Pianist embraces the raw, immense genius of Brahms

As pianist Benjamin Grosvenor gets ready for a Symphony Hall concert, Christopher Morley talks to him about the challenges of tackling Brahms' First Piano Concerto

Roy Meredith, Marketing Birmingham; Ian Cody, Hermes Real Estate; Ashley Hancox, CBRE.

Hermes welcomes guests to Baskerville House event

Hermes Investment Management welcomed more than 100 guests at the launch of the last remaining 56,562 sq ft of available office space at Baskerville House in Birmingham

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla

Review: Mirga Conducts Mahler's First, CBSO, at Birmingham Symphony Hall

There was Mirga magic galore enthralling a packed CBSO audience within the Symphony Hall.

John Campion, Richard Taylor, Stephen Bottley, Pat Murphy, Huw Dolphin.

DLA Piper hosts Signature Dinner in city

Law firm welcomed guests to a dinner at its office in Birmingham city centre

Alpesh Chauhan, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Review: CBSO at Birmingham Symphony Hall

This wonderful programme which was heartwarming confirmation of the conducting gifts of Alpesh Chauhan, alumnus of both the Birmingham Music Service and the CBSO Youth Orchestra, as well as the Royal Northern College of Music.

Alpesh Chauhan

Birmingham conductor's 'excited' about Italian job

Still only in his mid-20s, Birmingham-born Alpesh Chauhan will soon take charge of an orchestra in Parma after impressing with the CBSO.

Mark and Lauren Taylor, co-founders of Kokoso Baby, who have secured £50,000 on Dragons' Den

Dragons' Den backing for Kokoso Baby

Husband and wife team secure £50,000 investment from Touker Suleyman to help grow their skincare business

Follow that (driverless) cab!

Whilst on secondment for a month in Singapore, Professor David Bailey has spotted a driverless taxi being trialled in a small area of the city.

Nick Coleman and Andrew Allen (left and right), who co-founded Snaffling Pig Co, with BBC Dragon Nick Jenkins

Dragons' Den success for Aston University graduates

Pair who met while studying at city university secure £70,000 investment from the founder of greeting card website Moonpig

Julia King, vice-chancellor of Aston University

Midland female engineers feature in new national countdown

Women working for organisations such as Alton Towers owner Merlin and Aston University ranked alongside the nation's finest to mark National Women in Engineering Day

Lionel Richie in concert.

How Lionel Ritchie, McBusted and Take That helped create hundreds of Midland jobs

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The region enjoyed a major jobs boost last year after music tourists spent a total of £271 million in the region

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