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Birmingham's Council Chamber shows steady resolve to rise up and fight sexual exploitation

Councillors are adamant that Birmingham needs to come together to get a grip of child sexual exploitation.

Longbridge Technology Park

Longbridge to house new mobile device lab

Web design agency Ballyhoo to launch new hub for developers to test creations on wide range of devices

An acting principal is filling in for Bournville College principal Norman Cave (above)

Staff axed as Bournville College faces cash crisis

Three years after moving from Selly Oak to purpose-built campus in Longbridge, the college has an acting principal and redundancies are afoot

Park Point in Longbridge town centre

Next phase of Longbridge redevelopment unveiled

Major transport and digital investments, new residential and office schemes, and improvement work to Longbridge Lane, Tessall Lane and Longbridge Island are on the horizon

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

MG3 supermini is helping to turn around the fortunes of MG Motor UK

MG Motor cuts losses as Longbridge turns a corner

Positive news at Birmingham car manufacturer as firm reduces losses to below £1m mark for first time since launch six years

From left: St Modwen's new Midlands regional director Stephen Prosser, incumbent John Dodds and chief executive Bill Oliver in Longbridge, the home of the firm's new HQ

St Modwen moves HQ to Longbridge

Regeneration specialist moves to heartland of £1bn project as new regional director appointed to replace retiring John Dodds

Signs on the gates at the MG Rover plant in Longbridge.

The MG Rover Phoenix Four must cough up

The Phoenix Four have finally run out of excuses, and they are about to pocket another million quid each from the wreckage of the car crash that they presided over at MG Rover.

John Towers

The sorry legacy of MG Rover's Phoenix Four

John Towers, Peter Beale, Nick Stephenson and John Edwards became the unacceptable face of capitalism with the closure of MG Rover nearly ten years ago after racking up debts of more than £1 billion.

Former MG Rover chairman John Towers told workers the assets of MGR Capital would be wiped out four years before pocketing £1m

Former MG Rover chief's letter sparks call for payout

John Towers, one of the notorious Phoenix Four, told former workers the entire assets of subsidiary MGR Capital would be wiped out four years before he pocketed £1m

CGI of how Kings Heath High Street might look after a major transport shake-up which would see it named a Green Travel District

New 'Green Travel Districts' for Birmingham to entice drivers out of cars

Eleven areas in the city to receive special designated status as part of a major shake-up to encourage people out of their cars.

Longbridge Light Festival

Pictures: Longbridge Light Festival comes alive

More than 7,000 people visit south Birmingham town for key conference and to enjoy public artworks

Jonathan Green, development surveyor at St Modwen which has received the green light to expand Centurion Park

St Modwen gets green light for major industrial estate expansion

Next phase of Centurion Park can begin as regeneration specialists continues investment in logistics hub

MG Rover workers at Longbridge in 2005

Former MG Rover bosses to share £6m payout

Phoenix Four and ex-chief executive in line for bumper pay day following deal with liquidator

Women working on a production line at Cadbury's in 1966.

Cadbury Bournville can't return to 'days of women in hair nets'

Cadbury workers must accept owner Mondelez International's modern practices 'ultimatum' to survive, claims MP Steve McCabe.

Ten-year MG Rover pension delay finally resolved with £8m payout

Saga branded an 'impenetrable mess' by MP will see 95 former Longbridge staff receive additional money following 2005 collapse

Regeneration X by Birmingham artist Matthew J Watkins, who will be contributing to the first Longbridge Light Festival

Longbridge Light Festival aims to put suburb back into the spotlight

Jon Perks looks ahead to the inaugural Longbridge Light Festival, a new international arts event aiming to put the regenerated suburb back into the spotlight

The shell of the last Austin mini pulled from Longbridge.

Steven McCabe: Innovate or die - but will our bosses take the risk or spend the cash?

Longbridge car production factory Rover Cars, learnt the lesson that constant improvement and innovation is not optional if you want to keep your customers happy.

Team MG KX Clubcard Fuelsave celebrate their BTCC manufacturertitle win at Brands Hatch

MG celebrates manufacturers' title in Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

The victory comes just two years after the Midland car-maker marked its return to motorsport and brings to an end Honda’s four-year dominance of the BTCC championship

The British Motor Show in 1998

Jon Griffin: Bringing back the glitz and glamour of the Motor Show

The British Motor Show was an institution for decades. Post-recession, it deserves another outing.


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