A building can take on a number of identities over the years, as a new function replaces the previous one.
The deal means the School Yard, at the Grade II-listed Clock Tower, is fully let – and comes after previous plans for a food school on the development fell down after a fall out
If an incident of verbal or physical abuse against a member of job centre staff is recorded that claimant is marked as ‘potentially violent’ for a minimum of six months
Birmingham’s £200,000 bid for the tank, heating system and filters was successful – meaning it will be packaged up and rebuilt in the city
The city council in late 2012 voted almost unanimously in favour of a city-wide 20mph speed limit to improve pedestrian safety, lessen traffic congestion and reduce pollution
The end of the first phase is now in sight, with a new food school expected to sign up within weeks
EDG Property have reached a major milestone at The School Yard scheme in Harborne as the first phase completes.
Developers pull out of negotiations for specialist restaurant at Harborne School Yard food hub development
Midland brewery Purity has tripled its capacity and is about to launch a new beer and its first pub. Mary Griffin takes a trip to south Warwickshire to see what's brewing.
The scheme has a target of raising a minimum of £2 million for a permanent artwork with ‘wow factor’ in a highly visible site in or around the city centre
Catherine Arlidge has been honoured with a prestigious award for her orchestral work with young people. Christopher Morley report.
Sir Euan Anstruther-Gough Calthorpe’s Calthorpe Estates has unveiled plans for transforming the leafy Birmingham suburb of Edgbaston into an urban village within a mile of the city centre.
Restaurant is going from strength to strength after winning a Michelin star – the fourth for a Birmingham restaurant – just six months after opening its doors
David Wilson Homes Mercia, based in Solihull, will soon start work on the Lordswood Gardens development in Harborne supplying 90 new homes with the prospect of scores of jobs for local people
Architectural competition is icing on cake for old school restoration.
We’ve had highs and lows over the last
12 months covering civic affairs in this wonderful city. And to mark the occasion here are my own awards for 2013.
Another blow for the city's retail sector after collapse of 180-year-old firm
He was touted as the next Liam Gallagher but frontman of Birmingham indie band The Twang has gone all soft. He talks to Sarah Probert about fame, bringing up children and Smeg fridges.
Singing is good for your health, as a Midland hospital choir is proving. Roz Laws meets its members.
Administrators called in at Hay Mills-based Osbornes Stationers after being hit by competition with giant rivals