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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

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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

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

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