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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

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce House in Edgbaston

Chinese investors plan to demolish and redevelop Chamber of Commerce House

Chamber headquarters set to become latest John Madin building to be razed to the ground if deal goes through

52 Oakham Road in Harborne

Much improved Harborne house has the power to really impress

This much improved Harborne house has its own energy source and a glorious garden

A pedestrian vents their fury on a car parked in Harrisons Road, Edgbaston

Birmingham Women's Hospital expansion prompts renewed calls for parking review

Busy residential streets around QE and University of Birmingham expected to get busier after planning permission awarded to six-storey maternity unit

From left: Gaynor Collett, Nico Serrano and Meltem Naylor will be among 29 runners from Queen Alexandra College in Harborne taking part in the 2015 Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k

Queen Alexandra College enters bumper team in Great Birmingham 10k

College in Harborne which helps people with disabilities on mission to raise funds and awareness of its work


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