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An artist's impression of the new M&S in Longbridge

Marks & Spencer construction to start in Longbridge next month

St. Modwen confirms start time for next phase of the new £70m Longbridge town centre

Lotus Dome artwork by Studio Roosegaarde

European artists and regeneration experts to light up Longbridge

For nearly a century the area was dominated by one of the largest car factories in the world until the devastating collapse of MG Rover in 2005

Leader of Birmingham City Council Sir Albert Bore

Neil Elkes: Birmingham puts party rivalry aside as it tries to fight back over wounding cuts

Birmingham Leader Sir Albert Bore told us that the total job losses at the council throughout the period of austerity would be equal to twice those lost during the 2005 Longbridge Rover collapse.

Birmingham City Council which has announced job losses of up to 6,000

Birmingham City Council job losses down to 'disproportionate' budget cuts says GMB union

GMB organiser Gillian Whittaker said the changes proposed by the city council would be felt across Birmingham

Sir Albert Bore

Birmingham City Council to axe 6,000 more staff amid giant Government cuts

It is likely that 3,000 jobs will go next year with more to follow after further cuts for the authority

Mike Murray, St Modwen

ExtraCare wins green light for £35m Longbridge retirement village

Charitable trust continues expansion plans as it looks to build up to five care homes in Birmingham

Andrea Clarke, property manager with St. Modwen (second left), marks the opening of the new Stone Willy's Kitchen in Longbridge with staff (from left) Will Robinson, Gynn Mahal, Claire Mudie and Charlie Rees

Stone Willy's Kitchen opens in Longbridge town centre

Latest company to join regeneration of south Birmingham town centre by St Modwen

Barry Henley, who is a member of Birmingham City Council's planning committee

Demand for Longbridge jobs review after industrial land lost

The call came after plans for a 260-apartment retirement village on Lickey Road was approved

MG Rover MG6

MG on right road with special edition sales

Brand's range launched for 90th anniversary proving very popular as car are almost sold out

Video designer Matthew J Watkins

Birmingham artist aiming to revive the folk songs and stories of First World War soldiers

A Birmingham visual artist is collaborating with folk musicians to interpret the sights and sounds of the First World War. Graham Young reports

Ed James and Matt Reynolds (left and right), of Ed James Group, with Rob Spittle, managing director - operations of automotive group Guest.

New client wins for Ed James Group

PR and marketing agency secures new briefs in education and automotive sectors

Sir Albert Bore

Sir Albert Bore hails rebirth of Birmingham over 30 years but says more is to come

Sir Albert Bore says Birmingham can look forward to more years of growth

Birmingham's New Street closed off the day after the horrific pub bombings in November 1974

Jon Griffin: From bombings and darkness Birmingham is now a city to be proud of

Birmingham will never be London, and is not as brash as Liverpool or Glasgow.

An MGB and a host of other MGs at Silverstone

Return of MG sports car makes most-wanted list

Magazine names legendary MGB on countdown of vehicles readers would most desire

Phil Jones Associates' Reading team (from left) Mathew Franklin, Matthew Proctor and Cullan Riley

Phil Jones Associates grows reach with new office launch

Consultancy targets more projects in the south with new base in Berkshire

Derek "Red Robbo" Robinson speaking at Cofton Park, near Longbridge works, on 20 February 1980.

Why leaving 'Red Robbo' far behind put us on the right road

Nobody summed up the worker-management divide of late 70s Britain as potently as the stocky, balding figure with the microphone in Cofton Park.

Artist's impression of the new High Street in Longbridge town centre

St. Modwen to lead Longbridge tour

BPS Birmingham Future event will update how regeneration of south Birmingham town is progressing

The Austin Seven car which was so popular around the world and particularly in parts of Europe

Austin motor the first German leader ever drove

The Birmingham built Austen Seven attracted the eye of Adolf Hitler when it rolled off the production line. Chris Upton reports

Artist's impression of the new High Street in Longbridge town centre

ExtraCare plans £35 million retirement village for Longbridge

St. Modwen signs deal for five-acre development with 260 apartments

North Worcestershire Golf Club

Bloor Homes says it will engage with Northfield residents over plans for North Worcestershire Golf Club

Bloor Homes' pledge has been backed by an announcement for a two-day drop-in consultation outlining plans to build 800 homes on the century-old golf club in Frankley Beeches Road, Northfield

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