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Review: Birmingham's Carters of Moseley has inventive fayre which is a true labour of love

Diners and judges have voted it the best UK restaurant in The Good Food Guide Readers Restaurant of the Year. Now Mary Griffin puts Birmingham restaurant Carters of Moseley to the test.

Green light for £36m shake-up of city's leisure facilities

Birmingham City Council rubber stamps project which will include five rebuilt or new swimming pools

Cyclists using a dedicated lane, more of which could be coming to Birmingham city centre soon

Birmingham's £23 million cycling transformation only benefits 'white, young men' says city councillor

The Department for Transport has given Birmingham £17 million to become a 'Cycle City' but the scheme has come in for criticism from one elected council member

Victorian property in Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston.

Home of the day: £1,600,000 Victorian property in Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston

Original features such as coloured glass stand out in this distinguished Victorian property, writes Alison Jones

The Martineau Centre which will now be demolished to make way new housing

Two-year battle fails to save Martineau Centre

Harborne education building to be mostly demolished to make way for 121 houses

Jonathan Trott of England

Jon Griffin: Why the price of fame is too much for far too many

The Jonathan Trott story is a cautionary tale of a public figure who found himself unable to carry on playing cricket for his country at a crucial moment.

Ian Parkes - Marketing manager for Purity - with their new brew Longhorn IPA on show at the Birmingham Independent Food Fair at Millennium Point.

Food and drink producers gear up for Birmingham's first independent food and drink fair

As dozens of food and drink producers gear up for Birmingham's first independent food and drink fair next month Mary Griffin finds out what's in store and asks what sets the city's food scene apart.

Dr Chris Upton

Chris Upton: The latest idea for London is a garden bridge crossing the Thames

One of the latest ideas for London is a garden bridge, to cross the Thames somewhere near the South Bank.

The Martineau Centre.

Call to cancel sale of Martineau Centre for housing after secret deal emerges

Residents and councillors have so far been successful in stopping plans but Persimmon Homes will be heard at appeal in October

The Bond in Digbeth

Quick Bites: Birmingham gin festival adds new date

Organisers of Birmingham's first gin festival add another date after tickets sell out.

Harborne's Moor Pool

A new chance to create a modern garden suburb

Birmingham is getting bigger because it is a successful and popular city where people want to live

The historic School Yard frontage has been treated with respect

Dozens of jobs created as new Boston Tea Party bar opens

Trading has begun at the new Boston Tea Party (BTP) at The School Yard in Harborne following a 10 week build

Can anyone emulate the golden success of Birchfield Harrier Louise Hazel four years ago in Delhi?

Not quite London 2012..but glory awaits the great

For some the Commonwealth Games will be a crucial part of their development into elite international competition.

Becky Brine

Diversity is the priceless key to the marvellous Jazz Festival

The Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Graham Young meets founding director Jim Simpson to find out more

Joseph Chamberlain with his wife Beatrice

Joseph Chamberlain: Politician knew how to put the spin on his radical manifesto

Chris Upton looks at the life and times of Joseph Chamberlain

Carters of Moseley named Midlands' Restaurant of the Year

Carters of Moseley named Midlands' Restaurant of the Year

Citizen Khan creator Adil Ray speaks at Birmingham Day at Westminster

Birmingham Day showcases progress in city's creative quarter

Senior BBC executive pledges corporation's commitment to investing in Birmingham

Zapaygo are Birmingham City's new principal partner

Zapaygo founder eyes international deals

New Birmingham City FC sponsor already seeing interest from abroad in payment app

Ian Harvey and Amy Seton

Finally, an event for wine lovers to savour

Birmingham's first major wine festival takes place this weekend. Co-organiser Ian Harvey tells Mary Griffin he hopes the festival will educate drinkers and inspire the city's restaurateurs

Birmingham Council House and Victoria Square

Two women appointed to senior city council roles

Council leader responds to criticism over cabinet diversity as councillors Penny Holbrook and Lisa Trickett appointed to senior positions

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