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Steve McCabe MP

MP takes BBC Midlands fair share campaign to Parliament

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Selly Oak MP Steve McCabe has called for a parliamentary debate after it emerged less than nine per cent of BBC licence fee money raised in the Midlands was spent here

BBC in Birmingham

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by production industry

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Senior industry figures say the television production sector in Birmingham has been crushed with BBC investment largely focused on all regions but the Midlands

BBC's studios and shop in The Mailbox in Birmingham

Outrage as 91% of Midland BBC licence fees spent elsewhere

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MPs, civic and business leaders join Birmingham Post's call for broadcaster to stop ignoring the Midlands with investment rising in all UK regions but here

Carlo Distefano MD of San Carlo Restaurants

Retirement is not on the table for San Carlo founder

Carlo Distefano is the business brains behind the flourishing San Carlo stable of upmarket Italian diners, which has mushroomed to employ more than 1,000 people across the globe

CGI of the Ridley House development

New plans for £11m Ridley House development

Project will see 71 apartments built in a building which 'floats' and join neighbours The Cube and The Mailbox

Tony Pilgrim, pictured after the demolition of the Pebble Mill studios where he was communications and engineering manager in the 1970s

Tributes to BBC man who helped create Pebble Mill studios

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Engineer Tony Pilgrim, who has died aged 91, was pivotal in the birth of the iconic studios in Edgbaston and was latterly an outspoken critic of corporation's move to the The Mailbox      

BBC board member Peter Salmon – the man who led the creation of the new Salford studios

BBC boss defends Birmingham commitment in face of criticism

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Peter Salmon, who leads BBC England at MediaCity UK in Salford, spoke out after a storm of criticism questioning the corporation’s commitment to Birmingham

The Ramada Mailbox hotel

Ramada Mailbox hotel put up for sale

Investment opportunity revealed a matter of weeks before the new Mailbox is unveiled to the public

Artist's impression of Gas Street Social at The Mailbox

Work starts on latest Mailbox bar and restaurant

Gas Street Social to launch in former Bar Room Bar unit where it will neighbour Pennyblacks, Bar Epernay and Café Rouge among others

Gisela Stuart

MP blasts BBC after journalism apprentice interviews held in London and Salford

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Gisela Stuart has written to director general Tony Hall to complain that the BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme would not take place in Birmingham despite overtures about taking the city seriously

The Development Game in Birmingham

The Development Game: A useful tool to stay on top of key Birmingham schemes

A playful way of keeping on top of development in Birmingham - the newly-crowned most investable city in the UK

Bobby Friction

BBC moves Bobby Friction show from Birmingham to London

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Unions hit out at broadcaster which invests less in the Midlands than any other UK region

Tommy Nagra, outgoing head of BBC Birmingham

Midlands 'still snubbed' by BBC, say campaigners

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Pending departure of top Corporation boss from the region sparks criticism over its commitment

Tommy Nagra will leave his role as head of BBC Birmingham at the end of March after just 14 months in the post

BBC Birmingham chief Tommy Nagra to leave role after one year

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Mr Nagra will return to his previous job in Salford after an 'exhilarating and challenging year' and will be replaced by BBC Academy director Joe Godwin

The Birmingham Post's Ones To Watch 2015

A round up of faces to look out for in the year to come from the worlds of business, sport, politics, education and culture

An artist's impression of the new John Lewis in Birmingham city centre which will be one of the largest department stores in the country when it opens

Birmingham jobs warning as city 'welcomes the world' in 2015

The year to come is potentially the most important in living memory for tourism and inward investment, with major schemes like Grand Central, Resorts World and the Mailbox to come to fruition

An artists' impression of Resorts World Birmingham at night

Review of 2014 - May: Cineworld at Resorts World, Arena Central lodges plans and £20m Selfridges revamp

As the weather turned nice, property and leisure took centre stage as Selfridges announced a major overhaul and the first plans were submitted for the £400m Arena Central development

The old Royal Mail tunnel from The Mailbox to New Street station

Map: Birmingham buildings featured in the Hidden Spaces articles

Feature put together by the Post alongside our partners at Associated Architects, has been taken to the hearts of the city

The old Royal Mail tunnel from The Mailbox to New Street station

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Modern Mailbox hides underground secret

Original tunnel used for moving mail quickly across Birmingham still sits under former sorting office

The Masonic hall on Severn Street in Birmingham city centre

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Victorian Masonic Hall shines out of Mailbox's shadow

The building, constructed in the early 1800s, sits in the shadow of its high-end neighbour but offers its own charm and glint at the past

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