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16:09, 7 AUG 2017
Tony Iommi launches new £20,000 Birmingham scholarship
Legendary Black Sabbath guitarist has lent his name to a music scholarship which will run at a new school opening later this year
Birmingham Post Rich List 2017: see the 50 richest people in the Midlands
See who made the 2017 Rich List with eight new entries and an overall wealth that has increased by almost £8 billion
Rich List 2017: No.35 - Ozzy Osbourne and family
Black Sabbath legend has seen his fortune remain constant at £135 million while dropping five places on the Rich List
Midland Metro tram named after Ozzy Osbourne
Legendary Black Sabbath singer will be in Birmingham this week to see the tram named in his honour as countdown begins to opening of long-awaited metro extension
Birmingham Post Rich List 2016: No.30 - Ozzy Osbourne & family
Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath are just embarking on their final world tour. And just in case anyone was in any doubt that it really is the final tour, it's entitled "The End"
Tony Iommi: Ozzy helped me through my darkest cancer days
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has told how Ozzy Osbourne and his bandmates helped him through his darkest days when he was diagnosed with cancer two years ago
Rich List 2015: No.28= - Ozzy Osbourne & family
The conclusion of a successful Black Sabbath tour which culminated in a hometown Christmas gig added nearly £45 million to the Black Sabbath coffers.
Birmingham City Council
Rich Bitch Studios demolition could be put on hold
Possible delay to student accommodation development in Selly Oak after planners recommend proposal to build more than 300 bedrooms is thrown out
Birmingham New Street Station
Review of 2014 - February: Toni Iommi's house, Curzon Street masterplan and Snobs nightclub moves
Our festive look back at the big online news stories of 2014 heads into February when the masterplan for Curzon Street was revealed and Toni Iommi's house went on the market
Birmingham Symphony Hall
Guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela delighted to play Birmingham "home of metal"
They may have performed at the White House for Barack Obama but Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are most excited to be playing in Birmingham.
Selly Oak music studios could move base after 30 years
Rich Bitch Studios, based in a converted engineering factory in Selly Oak, could be set for a move from its home of more than 30 years.
Birmingham Symphony Hall
Birmingham teacher turned international rock star Spencer Davies to play the Symphony Hall
Birmingham teacher turned international rock star Spencer Davies is about to play Symphony Hall for the first time - at the age of 75. Graham Young meets the man who is still promising to Keep on Running.
B-Side Brum - what was on the long list of 150 tracks?
Judges on the Visit Birmingham music project chose 21 tracks from a pool of 150 nominations. Find out what they were here.
Pictures: The artists named in the B-Side Brum playlist
UB40 and The Spencer Davis Group feature on the 21-track playlist which came from B-side, a nationwide campaign by Visit Birmingham
Bid to make the Home of Metal a permanent Birmingham fixture
The Home of Metal show attracted 200,000 people to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in 2011 where rare artefacts including costumes and a guitar were on display
When the world's biggest bands played small stages in Birmingham
The biggest bands around might come to the arenas and stadiums of the Midlands these days but many graced far smaller stages during their rise to rock and roll riches, though sadly many of the Birmingham clubs they played in are long gone
Pictures: B-side project seeks the West Midlands' ultimate playlist
The B-side project aims to find the 20 songs which best symbolise the rich and diverse music of Birmingham and the surrounding area
Man behind Black Sabbath Day retires from politics
Conservative councillor Philip Parkin has resigned his Sutton Trinity seat to concentrate on his automotive component business and other commitments
Black Sabbath star's home on market for £2.6m
Guitar legend Tony Iommi placed his six-bedroom Warwickshire mansion on the market
Birmingham Post Rich List 2014: No.=31 - Ozzy Osbourne and family (£100m)
Ozzy’s company, Monowise, has a turnover of more than £4 million and is doing nicely, boosted by his touring and albums.
Lucky 13 for Black Sabbath as album tops global charts
Birmingham rock band, Black Sabbath have topped the charts across the globe - much to their surprise
Midlands rocks! How Birmingham’s industrial heritage made it the birthplace of heavy metal
An industrial accident in a sheet metal factory proved crucial to the sound of metal pioneers Black Sabbath in a region that has so many links with the genre
Kerrang! Radio to quit Birmingham as 105.2FM is handed to Planet Rock
Birmingham-based radio station Kerrang! is to close its city centre studios and lose its FM broadcast frequency in a major shake-up announced by owner Bauer Media.
Rich List 2013: No.49 - Ozzy Osbourne (£100m)
This time last year heavy metal fans were looking forward to legendary Brummie rocker Ozzy Osbourne teaming up with his former band-mates to reform the massively successful Black Sabbath.