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How Town Hall & Symphony Hall CEO has inspired staff to enter 10K

Cheif Executive Officer Nick Reed has high running hopes for his Great Birmingham 10K Business Challenge team

£10,000 has been awarded to help with restoration of the Golden Lion

Boost to plans to bring 500-year-old Birmingham pub back to life

Consultation will be held later this month to discover what uses the public would like to see brought to historic former Golden Lion Inn

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

Deborah Kermode will take over as chief executive of MAC Birmingham later this year

New chief executive at MAC Birmingham

Deborah Kermode from the Ikon Gallery will succeed Dorothy Wilson later this year

Moseley high street

The independent spirit of trendy 'village' Moseley

With its indie spirit and cosmopolitan character, the Birmingham suburb of Moseley is known for its village feel and trendy vibe

Moseley is renowned for its large Victorian properties. This one is a detached house that covers four storeys if one includes the cellar rooms.

Moseley home has a bedroom for every day of the week

This Victorian detached house in Moseley could be perfect for big parties of people

Job losses and major cuts have been announced by Birmingham City Council

Birmingham City Council to slash £250m over next four years

Full scale of cuts emerges as IT spending, elderly care, council property and refuse collections among a list of services not escaping the budget reductions

This plot next to Edgbaston Stadium is being sold for redevelopment

Edgbaston development site brought to market

Prime site next to home of Warwickshire CCC and Cannon Hill Park is being offered for redevelopment and has permission for residential and commercial uses

Bournville Village Green as it looks today

Green idylls of Second City get the thumbs-up

14 parks and spaces in Birmingham win praise as part of national Green Flag awards

Wildlife Conservation Park staff caring for animals via wi-fi

New internet service installed at conservation park as part of Digital Birmingham initiative

Rebecca Broughton, 28, and Violet Thomas, 60 with their new bikes from the Big Birmingham Bike giveaway

Free ride for lucky commuters as city gives away 5,000 bikes

A total of 40 bikes were handed over to their new owners in Victoria Square - the start of a 5,000 bike giveaway under the council’s Birmingham Cycle Revolution scheme.

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park

Skyride Birmingham: City council steps up search for replacement event

Last month the city council said it was unable to host a Skyride event in Cannon Hill Park

Glynn Purnell

Three-day Birmingham food festival will be in very best taste

The three-day Foodies Festival will bring pop-up restaurants, a street food market and demonstrations from some of the city's top chefs to Cannon Hill Park in May.

Surge Orchestra - 20 jazz musicians form together for mac Birmingham concert

Composer and band leader Sid Peacock h has a debut concert at mac Birmingham with his newly assembled jazz orchestra

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park

Sky Ride cancelled in Birmingham again

Event organised with British Cycling is axed due to cricket fixtures at Edgbaston and ongoing developments around the city

Amy Seton of Birmingham Whisky Club

Food events you don't want to miss in Birmingham in 2015

From Whisky Birmingham to Good Food Show there is plenty for food lovers to enjoy in the city this year

Scaffolding around the new Adagio Hotel in the Beorma Quarter - a significant step forward in July for this long-delayed project

Review of 2014 - July: Beorma Quarter takes shape, New Street bridge and regen company launched

The long-delayed Beorma Quarter project finally started to shows signs of progress during July while the New Street station redevelopment took its latest turn as plans to clad a bridge were scrapped

Moor Street Station

Review of 2014 - June: Custard Factory owner on Digbeth, facelift for city tunnel and Hidden Spaces photos on display

Nostalgia lovers across the city flocked to the Hidden Spaces exhibition in June while American pop star Kelis marked the latest chapter in the revamp of Selfridges in the Bullring

Birmingham City Council

Major Birmingham funding cuts confirmed as urban areas hit hardest

Birmingham is expecting to be among the worst hit by the cuts which it is claimed have a greater impact on major cities and urban areas

Louisa Ryland House

New future for Louisa Ryland House after sale agreed

There is much interest in the future of the attractive Grade II-listed building which was named after a major benefactor to Birmingham in the 1800s


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