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CGI of how the Metro trams would look in High Street Deritend

Why Digbeth could do with a dose of Barcelona if we want it to thrive

High Street is a medieval street, originally connecting the centre of Birmingham at the Bull Ring with the village of Deritend, across the River Rea

The redevelopment of Curzon Street Station is one of the key projects for HS2

Qatari cash linked to HS2 scheme

Oli-rich state has Birmingham in its sights with Royal Family of Qatar said to be planning a massive investment in city Curzon Street HS2 station

British Car Auctions has won the green light for a new depot in Perry Barr

Green light for British Car Auctions' new Perry Barr depot

Project to regenerate former P&O container depot is expected to create 200 jobs and revitalise a derelict site likened to a shanty town

Paul Forrest, director of the West Midlands Economic Forum

Birmingham Made Me: Manufacturing critical to the region

Manufacturing isn't dead but the days of mass employment of low-skilled workers are over

CGI of how the Metro trams would look in High Street Deritend

Birmingham's £4bn plan to get city moving

A new vision for transport in the city can be unveiled which is expected to revolutionise how people travel and commute across Birmingham over the next 20 years

Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone

A quarter of enterprise zone jobs created in West Midlands

A total of 3,200 of 12,530 jobs created since enterprise zones were launched have come in Birmingham and the Black Country

A computer-generated image of Goodman's Eastside Locks office scheme on Cardigan Street

Goodman starts at Eastside Locks in Birmingham's first speculative office since recession

Construction of a 55,000 sq ft four-storey office scheme has begun at Eastside Locks by property group Goodman

Birmingham and Black Country combined authority welcomed by business and academics

Leaders of five local authorities in the region have agreed an accord which will see the new authority, overseeing economic development and transport as well as other powers, established next year

British Car Auctions wants to relocate

British Car Auctions move to bring derelict site back to life

British Car Auctions wants to relocate from Castle Bromwich to the former P&O Containerbase site in Perry Barr

Prime Minister David Cameron

David Cameron says Birmingham and Midlands will not be forced to elect a mayor

Prime Minister insists Birmingham and Black Country will not be forced to follow in Manchester's footsteps and elect a mayor - but argues mayors make devolution "easier"

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line whose route could change north of Birmingham

HS2 route north of Birmingham could change

Government launches consultation to enable protection of land for potential development of phase two of HS2

The Mailbox's co-owner Brockton has further invested in property in the city

Mailbox co-owner Brockton Capital buys Saltley Business Park

Investor teams up with Hansteen to buy industrial estate for £35.6m as part of major property disposal

Rail boost for North 'will benefit this region'

Sir David Higgins, chairman of the planned new high speed rail line, said the new network would help the rest of the country achieve economic success

Councils, LEPs and chambers have teamed up for 'Midlands Connect'

Midland firms call for east-west boost after £7bn HS3 unveiled

Business leaders in the region have now called for the Government to get behind proposals to better connect the West Midlands and East Midlands

West Midlands Leaders' Roundtable at Trowers & Hamlins' offices in Colmore Row, Birmingham

Leading lights put future of region in the spotlight

Key figures from the city's private and public sectors came together to debate projects in the region and future collaboration

Birmingham Box Phase 3 Smart Motorways Project - schemes such as this have been branded a safety risk by Labour MP Mary Creagh

Labour MP brands smart motorways 'not so smart'

Shadow Transport Secretary says £360m schemes designed to ease congestion on very busy sections of West Midlands motorways are a safety risk

The Roundhouse, in Sheepcote Street, is one of the buildings added to the 'at risk' register by English Heritage

English Heritage places dozens of region's historic buildings on 'at risk' list

Body has added 69 sites across Birmingham and wider region on register which identifies vulnerable historic properties

Greg Lowson to take over from Tim Pile as Birmingham Chamber president

New Birmingham Chamber boss to focus on links with city's education sector

Incoming Birmingham Chamber president to focus on links with city's education sector

The site of the HS2 College in Birmingham shown from Google Maps

Giant Birmingham site for HS2 College development

A 3.3-acre site – the size of two football pitches – is being cleared at Ashted Lock on Birmingham Science Park Aston

Tram turns from Rea Street into Digbeth

How Digbeth trams used to look

Archived photo shows a time gone by as public consultation launches for Metro extension to Digbeth and Eastside


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