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07:00, 20 JUN 2013
M42 business corridor could mean £19bn economic boost
A blueprint for UK Central (UKC) – the area around the NEC and Birmingham Airport – claims it could boost the region’s economy by £19.5 billion by 2040
Birmingham Airport unveils vision for growth, a new business park and 250,000 jobs in the region
Airport's long-term vision endorsed by Midland business leaders including GBSLEP and Chamber of Commerce
Birmingham Metropolitan College
Employers sign up to Birmingham's new professional services academy
Seven of Birmingham's biggest professional services employers have signed on as partners at the UK's first sector specific academy for young people.
Dr Sarj Bahia: Bad start for NHS line - but don't hang up
There has been much negativity about the new 111 NHS helpline - but what is needed is constructive criticism to improve the service.
Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP want to trial Heseltine's single pot
Plans to divert billions of pounds from central government to the regions could be piloted in Birmingham and the surrounding area if the city’s business and civic leaders get heir way.
Post Comment: City's diversity is reaping rewards
Birmingham is an international city in every way.
Birmingham City Council
Birmingham Post Letters To The Editor - Friday May 10
This weeks Birmingham Post Letters To The Editor on Friday May 10.
Vince Cable dismisses Heseltine's LEP vision of regional economies
Plans to revive the West Midlands economy by handing billions to Local Enterprise Partnerships have been thrown into confusion after Business Secretary Vince Cable ruled them out.
Neil Elkes: What price the city jewels?
Former Birmingham City Council leader Mike Whitby set a few hares running some years back when he suggested that some of the city's assets could be sold to wealthy Arabs.
George Osborne MP
Post Comment: Cable's spanner in the works
Business Secretary Vince Cable has set the cat among the pigeons with his strong comments warning that the Government is not ready to hand funding over to Local Enterprise Partnerships.
Greater Birmingham LEP launches strategy to create 100,000 jobs
A blueprint to increase private sector jobs by 100,000 and boost the West Midlands economy by £8.2 billion by 2020 has been unveiled.
Local Enterprise Partnership
'LEPing' forward in spatial planning in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership
The GBSLEP is preparing a spatial framework recognising the linkages between economic growth and good spatial planning.
West Midlands hospitals missing A&E waiting time targets
The number of patients forced to wait hours for treatment has shot up at many West Midlands hospitals, official figures have revealed.
Protest over plans to close Erdington’s NHS Walk-in Centre
Residents staged a lively protest demanding that NHS bosses keep a popular medical facility off a closure list.
Rich List 2013: No.33 - Sir Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe (£165m)
It’s all change at the top of Sir Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe’s Calthorpe Estates in Edgbaston.
Minister tells councils to sack managers and sell buildings
Councils must sack managers and sell their buildings to make ends meet as they struggle to cope with funding cuts, Local Government Secretary John Denham has warned.