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CGI of how the Metro trams would look in High Street Deritend

Midland Metro route through Digbeth chosen

Public picks tramline which will take in High Street Deritend and service Custard Factory and coach station

Edwardian Horror Show, BMAG, Friday, March 20

All you need to know about Flatpack Film Festival 2015

The city's annual festival of quirky film, workshops and installations takes place from March 19-29 at various venues across the city

Fighting a losing battle for Birmingham's tech sector

Despite Birmingham's prominence as a thriving tech and digital city, there's still a job to do convincing those in the capital, argues David Hardman

Young people on the BBC Make it Digital Traineeship pilot programme in Birmingham

Birmingham chosen to pilot BBC Make it Digital Traineeship programme

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The BBC Make it Digital Traineeship programme is a partnership between the broadcaster, the Department for Work and the Pensions and Skills Funding Agency, supported by a range of other organisations

Lara Ratnaraja, freelance creative industries consultant; Dave Peebles, The Custard Factory; Chris Bryant, MP and John Kampfner, Creative Industries Federation

Chris Bryant MP outlines Labour's arts and culture pledges during Fazeley Studios speech

MPs tells delegates he cannot promise the same doubling and trebling of budgets because society lives in a different world at the moment

BBC's studios and shop in The Mailbox in Birmingham

Outrage as 91% of Midland BBC licence fees spent elsewhere

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MPs, civic and business leaders join Birmingham Post's call for broadcaster to stop ignoring the Midlands with investment rising in all UK regions but here

Joe Schuppler pictured at The Custard Factory

Independent Birmingham's campaign to boost Brummie businesses

Joe Schuppler tells Mary Griffin how a city-wide loyalty card is giving the city's independent shops, restaurants and bars a boost

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

An artists' impression of Resorts World Birmingham at night

Review of 2014 - May: Cineworld at Resorts World, Arena Central lodges plans and £20m Selfridges revamp

As the weather turned nice, property and leisure took centre stage as Selfridges announced a major overhaul and the first plans were submitted for the £400m Arena Central development

Lisa Williams, store manager of John Lewis in Birmingham

Ones to watch 2015: Birmingham's business leaders

We take a look at some of the key figures set to makes waves in the city's business community in what is poised to be a landmark year in 2015

Levi Roots at the Custard Factory in Birmingham, kicking off Global Entrepreneurship Week on behalf of Entrepreneurial Spark

Levi Roots visits Custard Factory for Entrepreneurial Spark powered by NatWest event

Mr Roots teamed up with Entrepreneurial Spark powered by NatWest to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week

Writing West Midlands chief executive Jonathan Davidson

Birmingham Literature Festival 2014: Chief executive Jonathan Davidson picks 13 events

The 2014 Birmingham Literature Festival will be the best yet, says chief executive Jonathan Davidson

The City of Colours festival will make a second outing next year and expand from one day to two

City of Colours street art festival set to double next year

Organiser Becci Wright to host street art festival over two days due to visitor demand for expansion of the event in Digbeth

City of Colours Wall by N4T4, Philth, Mila K and AsOne

Pictures: Digbeth prepares for City of Colours

Latest additions to festival as organisers await the first large-scale street art festival to be held in Birmingham

A coding lesson

Jerry Blackett: Why Birmingham will be saying 'hello, world' as digital sector booms

Coding is now commonplace in classrooms, and Birmingham is cashing in on this programming revolution.

Peaky Blinders creator to offer tips to budding Birmingham TV drama producers

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Creative Skillset and the BBC Academy are running the ‘Get Your Next Job in TV Drama’ day of panels, networking and training sessions

Artworks by Imbue

Artist Imbue - The Banksy of Brighton - to exhibit works at Custard Factory

Imbue creates street art and stickers, stencils and posters, which often appear overnight

City of Colours Wall by N4T4, Philth, Mila K and AsOne

Birmingham to become City of Colours

Digbeth to welcome more than 140 artists as it plays host to city's first large-scale festival of street art next weekend

The Filthy Luker paintbrush on the top of the Selfridges building

City of Colours Festival: Our five favourite art installations in Birmingham

From ice sculptures in Chamberlain Square to large-format displays of modern-day faith on Birmingham Cathedral, we’ve rounded up our favourite pieces of public art on display in Birmingham in recent years

The Filthy Luker paintbrush on the top of the Selfridges building

Giant paintbrush added to Birmingham skyline ahead of City of Colours Festival

The artwork forms part of the 2014 City Of Colours Festival taking place in the city on September 6

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