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© 2017 Trinity Mirror Midlands
10:19, 7 DEC 2017
Birmingham conductor right at home in Parma
Former CBSO assistant conductor Alpesh Chauhan is enjoying the delights of being at the helm of an Italian orchestra... including the Parma ham and prosecco!
Unity Trust Bank is making business banking better for SMEs and helping society - here's how
Unity Trust Bank Chief Executive Margaret Willis tells how they are helping SMEs and the community
Canon Marcus Huxley to conduct his last major event at Birmingham Cathedral
Canon Marcus Huxley is set to retire later this year after 30 years service as Director of Music at Birmingham Cathedral
Time for hard questions over how we treat each other post-Brexit
Niall Crowley, from Invoke Democracy Now, says the Brexit vote at least prompted people into debating politics
Birmingham conductor's 'excited' about Italian job
Still only in his mid-20s, Birmingham-born Alpesh Chauhan will soon take charge of an orchestra in Parma after impressing with the CBSO.
Democracy comes last with a planning system that's gone to the dogs
Hall Green greyhound stadium, rivalries in Sutton Coldfield, a father's quest for justice and the weak Metro mayor all under the spotlight
Even tennis club thinks Boundary Commission has crossed the line
Thousands show that, far from being apathetic about local issues, community identity really matters to them
EU referendum: West Midlands is a heartland of the anti-EU campaign
A number of Birmingham's Labour MPs are calling for the UK to leave the European Union, while Tories in the wider West Midlands also back "Brexit"
Petition calls for Birmingham council boundary changes plan to be binned
Growing discontent over ward proposals that strike at heart of old communities
Bordering on the ridiculous
Place names rightly matter to people, so perhaps we should ditch them altogether in the boundary shake-up.
New Birmingham ward boundaries could push Moseley Village out of Moseley
Proposed changes to the political landscape of Birmingham could "rip the heart' out of popular village as residents digest future of the city
Salma Yaqoob scotches rumours she plans to become Labour MP
After reports the former councillor could be set for Parliament, she says she does not have her eyes on Roger Godsiff's seat
City MP slams £330m cost of 'royal tourist attraction'
Money spent on The Queen and the Royal family 'should go to struggling people'
Artist's vision of Pluto proves out of this world
Birmingham-based artist David A Hardy has described his delight at the incredible pictures beamed back from Pluto which bear a remarkable resemblance to his own predictions created 25 years ago.
Region's MPs keep it in the family as claims revealed
Commons publishes allowances and interests
Park Lane Fencing makes Small Heath move with Lloyds Bank's backing
After securing the financial package Park Lane Fencing vacated its previous 3,000 sq ft base in Hall Green, and moved into a 10,000 sq ft warehouse and office development on Armoury Road in Small Heath
The properties going under the hammer in the latest CPBigwood auction
Stone the crows! A familiar sounding edifice is set to go under the hammer at the next CPBigwood auction on July 2.
Deadliest cycle routes in the West Midlands revealed
Four cyclists injured a day as figures highlight West Midlands' most dangerous roads
Alpesh Chauhan to stay at CBSO as search continues for new music director
The young Birmingham conductor will continue as assistant conductor after contract was extended
Yvette Cooper favoured for Labour leader by Midland MPs
Mrs Cooper has the support of at least four of the city’s nine Labour MPs, more than any other contender so far
Labour must stop being "the timid party" warns Birmingham MP
Birmingham MP Roger Godsiff says he warned former leader Ed Miliband that Labour was on course to lose the general election
MPs slam campaigning group 38 Degrees and back Transatlantic Trade and Investment treaty
MPs defend planned "TTIP" trade treaty with US and condemn campaign group
£8m restaurant chain that grew 'from naivety and ignorance'
Lasan Group has transformed itself from a small restaurant in the back streets of Birmingham into an £8 million business
Tributes to former Lord Mayor Michael Wilkes
City councillors remember committed community champion who strived to promote Birmingham while keeping a close eye on the council