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Autogas Ford Focus ECO boost runs on LPG

The money-saving merits of LPG-powered cars

Liquid Petroleum Gas is a fuel which has been saving drivers thousands of pounds for a number of years, but which to some extent has slipped off most people's radar.

CGI of the new Park Regis hotel at Five Ways island

New restaurants arriving in Birmingham next year

Our round-up takes a look at who is planning to open new venues during 2016 including the sky bar at Five Ways and swanky chain The Alchemist in Colmore Row

Moseley Village, highlighted, will be in Balsall Heath and Cannon Hill ward under boundary proposals

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

Harborne building where the Soul Food Project is planning to open a bakery

Soul Food Project plans new bakery in Harborne

Company behind The Church and Peel & Stoke bakery is eyeing run-down former shop for latest project

Open University staff to take to the picket lines

A date has been set for strike action by the University and College Union following recent ballot

The Plough pub in High Street, Harborne, which is set to reopen following a £750,000 investment

Enterprise Inns invests in Midland pubs as sell-off programme continues

The firm sold off 260 pubs for £75 million in the year, as it prepares for new legislation

Open University staff back strike action

Ballot was taken amid a bitter row over redundancies and the possible closure of the Birmingham office and six others

Sir Stephen Brown from Harborne has received a Legion d'honour medal from the French

France honours Birmingham D-Day veteran

Former Navy lieutenant and judge awarded highest military honour for his service

Bike giveaway: Council cabinet member for sustainability Lisa Trickett with Phil Woodward of Raleigh

Make cycling safe and we'll get on our bikes

New survey reveals large proportion of people ready to cycle if Birmingham was safer

The King's Head Clock

Famous 'Chamberlain Clock' returns to old home back in time

The King’s Head Clock which served bus and tram users for decades is to find a new home over the road from its original location

An Open University graduation awards ceremony at ICC Broad Street

Strike ballot over Open University plans to close Birmingham office

The distance-learning educator wants to close its Harborne office as part of a wider cull of seven regional centres with the loss of 502 jobs.

Coun James McKay has today quit the city council's cabinet updated

Senior Birmingham councillor quits cabinet

Member for Harborne James McKay says leader Sir Albert Bore lacks political vision as he decides to step down from social cohesion role

Artist's impression of Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston, which is part of The Village plans

Edgbaston urban village plans edge closer with new proposals

Calthorpe Estates has submitted a host of plans to create new retail sites on Greenfield Crescent as part of a wider vision to create a village centre

A block of 43 apartments at The Junction, 42 Bilston Lane, Willenhall.

Lots of potential to bag a real bargain at CPBigwood auction

House buyers have realised the attractions of buying at auction.

The Plough in Harborne

Expansion for Harborne pub as traditional local takes on new form

Extra space brings different offerings and more jobs to The Plough in Harborne

Fruit and veg entrepreneur Joe Richards

Joe Richards' fruit and veg empire nears sale after entrepreneur's death

Experts appointed to oversee the sale of the fruit and vegetable retail chain bearing his name said they were confident of a quick disposal

The five bedroom house at The Emerson, Lordswood Gardens in Bernard Road, Birmingham.

New development offers homes of substance in Edgbaston

This new development offers homes of substance in Birmingham's most popular suburbs

Stylish six-bedroom family home in Greenfield Road, Harborne.

Refurbishment creates stylish Harborne family home

This Harborne house has been extensively refurbished to create a stylish six-bedroom family home

Victorian era terrace property in Greenfield Road, Harbone

More to old Harborne coach house than meets eye

This Harborne house feels bigger on the inside thanks to hard work of the owners

Five-bedroom home in Harborne Park Road, Harborne.

You’ll be bowled over by the brutalist style design of this Harborne home

Cricket fans will find this futuristic Harborne house has fine views of the sporting action


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