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Artist's impression of how the Royal Mail goods shed could be transformed inside.

Grade II listed Royal Mail shed to be turned into luxurious home

The Grade II listed former Royal Mail goods shed is now on the market, after Birmingham City Council approved the proposals for it to be turned into a luxurious 5,468 sq ft home.

Opinion: Efforts to reform city’s children’s services are proving painfully slow

When it comes to covering child protection services in Birmingham words like “failing”, “damning” and “struggling” have become so very familiar.

England's Jodie Stimpson crosses the line to win the Womens Triathlon, at Strathclyde Country Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games near Glasgow.

Birmingham Commonwealth Games bid secures key regional backing

West Midlands Combined Authority will support Birmingham if city sports chief make 2026 Games bid

Birmingham City Council director Waheed Nazir

Connectivity and demographics are key drivers for investors

City Council director Waheed Nazir looks at the potential Birmingham has to offer as a destination for foreign investors

The £500m Paradise scheme is just one example of public-private partnerships

Partnerships are pathway to transformational change

City council director Waheed Nazir on how public-private partnerships can be a huge boost to Birmingham

Controversial Harborne housing estate finally set for green light

Housebuilding giant Redrow is expected to receive the go ahead for its long-running plan to redevelop former playing fields in upmarket Birmingham suburb

The new dental hospital at Pebble Mill where Calthorpe Estates is planning more development

£4m Pebble Mill plans for student bedrooms and flood risk project

Calthorpe Estates to develop more than 300 bedrooms and help 150 homes and businesses with flood management scheme

Bloor Homes says 'no reason' why city will not back Longbridge housing project

Developer planning to transform south Birmingham golf club into massive estate is confident of winning approval despite earlier claims it would not be allowed

CGI of a more pedestian-friendly Colmore Row

Colmore Row makeover to put people before cars

New vision unveiled for £10m transformation of major thoroughfare and Snow Hill station to create a more pedestrian-friendly environment

Costs and timescales must be closely watched during the revamp of Centenary Square

Centenary Square revamp costs 'must not spiral out of control'

Shot across the bows for Birmingham City Council as preparations begin for the £10m project to breathe new life into popular square

West Midlands Combined Authority seminar hosted by Trowers & Hamlins

Tuning the 'West Midlands Engine' for the road ahead

Business and public sector leaders came together to discuss what lies ahead when the new West Midlands Combined Authority comes into being next year

The closing ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Why are we so scared of aiming high? A Commonwealth Games bid would show ambition

This week we look at Commonwealth Games, election foul play and the new IKEA store

Martin Guest, Miles Gibson, Andrew Marsden, CBRE; Sir Michael Lyons

Sir Michael Lyons speaks at CBRE's annual breakfast

Property developers, investors and funders attended CBRE's annual Outlook breakfast

Ceremonial launch of Sutton Coldfield Parish Council in March

More than benches and bus stops at stake for Royal Town

Forget parish council stereotypes, Sutton Coldfield's new authority will be unlike any other

Great Birmingham Run will be joined by a marathon sister event next year

Birmingham to have its own marathon

City will stage the 26.2-mile Birmingham International Marathon next year with hopes it will be used for 2018 Commonwealth Games trials

Relief for businesses as Birmingham workplace parking levy is ruled out

Council leader John Clancy has rejected a workplace parking levy after it emerged it was being considered.

Sutton Coldfield care home go ahead at sixth attempt

Narrow vote sees plans passed for new care home despite vehement objections from residents and councillors

Stephen Dorrell has been recruited to help health and social services in Birmingham and Solihull

Former Tory health secretary to reshape Birmingham's social services

Stephen Dorrell served in John Major's cabinet in 1990s and will now seek better working practices among social and health services in Birmingham and Solihull

It has been a solid start but Birmingham's council leader still has much work to do

In December we made some demands of John Clancy - so how is he doing?

Watch demolition of Central Library from drone

New video offers a bird's eye view of how demolition of former library in Birmingham city centre is progressing


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