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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

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

Parm Rai, Owner, Henry Wong; Ricky and Marianne Wu, David Green, Mike Hammond, Chief executive, QEHB Charity.

Henry Wong restaurant helps raise £8,500 at charity taster event

Henry Wong host Laurent-Perrier Champagne taster event in support of QEHB Charity's Fisher House.

Dom Clarke with fellow volunteer chef Tim Sheenan cooking Peel & Stone bread pudding for 1,000 migrants
Ideal Village in Bordesley Green

Birmingham's conservation areas only work if residents are on side

Architect Joe Holyoak assess if and how the city's historic conservation areas can be protected and preserved for future generations

Detached home in Hamilton Avenue, Harborne.

Impressive five bedroom detached family home in Harborne

This imposing detached house has been much improved both inside and outside.

RIBA West Midlands winner The School Yard was among those missing out on a national award

Birmingham buildings miss out in RIBA National Awards

Regional winners fail to make the final cut nationally but UK projects by Birmingham firm Glenn Howells Architects are recognised

Controversial Harborne housing estate finally set for green light

Housebuilding giant Redrow is expected to receive the go ahead for its long-running plan to redevelop former playing fields in upmarket Birmingham suburb

Station Road in Harborne

Chance to buy into a piece of Harborne's history

The Harborne & Edgbaston Institute is now part of an exclusive gated development for homeowners.

Revamp of New Street station and Grand Central was named project of the year

Grand Central and New Street station sweep the board at RICS Awards

Revamp of station and former Pallasades shopping centre wins overall project of the year and three other category prizes

ballot box

Birmingham council elections 2016: How the political landscape could change

Local Government expert Chris Game, of the University of Birmingham, looks at the battle for seats in local elections in the West Midlands

UCB's McIntyre House was among the winners at the RIBA West Midlands Awards

University College Birmingham and School Yard scoop RIBA Awards

Birmingham projects among the winners at annual celebration of West Midlands architecture

'Blind Dave' Heeley (centre) with (l-r) James Bee, Garry Wells (guide), Derek McDonough and Karl Moore (guide)

Why hotel managers are running the Great Birmingham 10k blindfolded

Burlington Hotel managers to rely on guides to complete race on Bank Holiday Sunday, May 1 - in partnership with the Great Birmingham Run

Fieldway in Langley Road, Claverdon.

Five of the best bungalows for sale in the Midlands

These one-floor properties are anything but retirement homes - they are stylish places that people of any age would love to live in.

Is homophobia a thorny issue for Birmingham Labour Party?

Activist's allegations have brought question of homophobia to the fore

UCB's McIntyre House features in the 2016 RIBA West Midlands shortlist

New Street station and Assay Office make RIBA shortlist

Eight projects from across the West Midlands are named on shortlist for 2016 awards and the chance to be considered for Stirling Prize

The long-running renovation of New Street station is shortlisted for the 2016 RICS Awards

RICS Awards pits New Street station against revamped housing estate

David versus Goliath at prestigious annual property awards as Charlemont Farm Estate in West Bromwich takes on the £750m Birmingham Gateway project

Alan Shrimpton, whose great uncle Herbert Shrimpton is commemorated on the Bournville Cross.

Bournville war memorial listed for future

The Bournville Cross has received Grade II listing following a decision by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport to see it formally recognised

The cast of the new Dad's Army film, Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring, Bill Nighy as Wilson, Tom Courtenay as Corporal Jones, Bill Paterson as Fraser, Michael Gambon as Godfrey, Blake Harrison as Pike and Danny Mays as Walker.

A secret Birmingham base taught the real Home Guard how to kill in WWII

The new Dad’s Army film has arrived on cinema screens but, as Mike Lockley reports, a secret Birmingham base taught the real Home Guard how to kill.

Will Redrow have to go back to the drawing board again?

Redrow faces more rejection over controversial housing estate

Plans for disused playing fields in Harborne set to hit the buffers again after housebuilder told proposals are 'unacceptable' due to loss of recreational space

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