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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

The new Birmingham Dental Hospital at the old Pebble Mill site

Next phase of Pebble Mill regeneration revealed

New plans could include R&D facilities and a health clinic as Calthorpe Estates continues its bid to revamp Edgbaston plot

British composer Arthur Sullivan

The towering success of a 19th century double act

Christopher Morley looks at the enduring appeal of Gilbert & Sullivan ahead of a production of 'the best thing' they ever wrote at Symphony Hall in Birmingham

Top 50 most wealthy in Midlands are almost £8 billion better off than last year

There is an interesting reason why the combined wealth of this year's most wealthy in the Midlands is almost £8 billion higher than 2016

Sir Paul Ruddock

Rich List 2017: No.17 - Sir Paul Ruddock

Retired financier Sir Paul Ruddock has seen his £300 million fortune remain constant while dropping two places on the Rich List

Jo Bradwell

Rich List 2017: No. 41= - Professor Jo Bradwell

Pharmaceuticals entrepreneur and former University of Birmingham graduate has seen his wealth remain constant at £105m while dropping four places on the Rich List

Nick Mason of Pink Floyd

Rich List 2017: No.50 - Nick Mason

Ex-Pink Floyd drummer is a new entry with an £80 million fortune

PKF Cooper Parry to sponsor Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run Business Challenges

Award-winning accountancy firm to sponsor half marathon and 10K Business Challenges

Hayburn Rock: Richard Chapman, Daryl Chance, Stephen Perks, Brian Flint.

SDL Bigwood holds annual Charity Golf Day

Hayburn Rock were the winners of the 2016 SDL Bigwood Annual Charity Golf Day

November heard the news that a Legoland Discovery Centre was set to open in Birmingham

Review of 2016 - November: Legoland attraction coming to Birmingham, end of Monaco House and Monarch airport jobs

It emerged during November that family favourite Legoland was planning to open a new discovery centre at the Barclaycard Arena while city eyesore Monaco House could finally be coming down

CGI of The Lewis Building which is bringing an old department store name back

Review of 2016 - June: Lewis's name returns, grand plan for Tramps and Channel 4 courts Birmingham

An old department store name was set to make a return to the city while a grand vision for a former nightclub in Broad Street was revealed in June

Aston Martin unveiled its new DB11 during March

Review of 2016 - March: £13m office facelift, new Aston Martin and major Eastside regeneration

A major masterplan to bring new commercial and civic space to Birmingham's Eastside was unveiled this month while sports car brand Aston Martin showcased its latest new DB model

CBSO musical director Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts the orchestra

Birmingham's concert scene has been lit up by Mirga effect

Christopher Morley looks back on a spectacular year for classical music in the Midlands

CGI of Oka's new shop in Edgbaston

Luxury furniture brand Oka comes to Edgbaston

Retailer co-founded by David Cameron's mother-in-law is planning to launch its second Midlands outlet next year on the Calthorpe Estate

The Physician pub has a vast array of real ales on tap

See inside latest Calthorpe Estate bar and restaurant

The Physician opens on historic Edgbaston estate following £2.4m project to convert former medical building

Talented trio of brothers back to where it all began

Three of the award-winning 12 Ensemble who appear in Birmingham next week tell Christopher Morley how they honed their craft from a young age in the city

PwC team which won the large company category of the Great Birmingham Run 2016 Business Challenge advertorial

See who won the Great Birmingham Run Business Challenge 2016

Congratulations to this year's winners who finished with a top time

Mapperley Gardens, Moseley.

Innovative Sixties home with far-reaching views

Fancy getting your hands on a piece of award-winning architecture in a leafy suburb of Birmingham?

Composer John Joubert

Composer John Joubert to finally see his opera Jane Eyre performed

As composer John Joubert approaches his 90th birthday, he’s delighted at the prospect of hearing his labour-of-love opera performed.

11 Farquhar Road, Edgbaston, has a guide price of between £1.25m-£1.3m.

Plenty of properties to bid for in the West Midlands

The latest auction includes an eclectic spread - from great potential to amazing bargains


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