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CGI of planned entrance of HS2 station in Curzon Street

Campaigners lose latest HS2 legal challenge

Court of Appeal throws out challenge which said the Government should have carried out an environmental assessment to alleviate potential caused along the route

HS2 campaigners await court ruling over environmental challenge

Objectors have warned that large areas along the route could be unnecessarily hit by a costly planning blight for an indefinite period

Birmingham Conservatoire Dean hits back after new building deemed 'ugly'

New plans for the building at Millennium Point received a less than positive response from social media onlookers

Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan wins planning award

Plans drawn up by Birmingham City Council to transform the city centre win national accolade

M42 improvement work part of major Government push

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It is hoped work on the M42 will feed into wider regeneration plans around Birmingham Airport, the NEC and the new HS2 stations

Poster for the Birmingham Big Art Project

Birmingham Big Art project's £2m public artwork to be located next to Eastside City Park

New piece of public art which is expected to cost around £2m is aimed at putting Birmingham on the international map

Midland Metro is set to run along Broad Street and beyond but council chiefs claim public transport here is a shambles

West Midlands 'needs Transport for London' style regulator

City council watchdog brands Birmingham's public transport a "shambles" as recently unveiled 20-year vision comes under microscope

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


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