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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

The final panel being placed on the roof of the new Mailbox in Birmingham

Roof work completed at Mailbox Birmingham

With a matter of months until the refurbished shopping centre launches the final part of the sky-lit glass roof has been put in place

BBC at The Mailbox - a move which has left the Corporation 'largely unknown' here, according to the head of BBC Birmingham

BBC's Mailbox move has left Corporation 'largely unknown' in Birmingham

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Head of BBC Birmingham Tommy Nagra says he is keen to raise the broadcaster's profile in the city and be visible through its activities

A computer-generated image of the urban room at the redeveloped Mailbox

Hugo Boss returns as Mailbox Birmingham lets two-thirds of space

The German brand has agreed a lease on a 3,000 sq ft store at the redeveloped shopping destination

TV presenter Emma Willis is fronting a new campaign to promote Christmas shopping in Birmingham

Emma Willis and Alison Hammond front new Birmingham Christmas shopping campaign

Retail Birmingham BID launches new region-wide marketing push to boost city's retail offering in busy run-up to Christmas

Bar Room Bar at The Mailbox which has closed down

Mailbox venue Bar Room Bar closes

Move comes five years after parent group collapsed but Mailbox says plans are already afoot to fill the vacant unit

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

Steven Knight, the creator of Peaky Blinders, wants to create a new TV studio in Birmingham

Peaky Blinders writer Steven Knight wants to create new TV studio

Creator keen to see film-making revolution in the city as the area is 'woefully under-utilised' in TV drama

Joe Godwin, who takes over as director of the BBC Academy in January

BBC Academy appoints children's director to lead training hub

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Joe Godwin to take on key role spearheading the corporation's in-house academy at The Mailbox

Sweta Pathak, the new deputy creative director at RBH

Sweta Pathak joins RBH agency as deputy creative director

With 18 years of UK and international experience Ms Pathak joins RBH to work with creative director Mike Kalin

Selfridges

Birmingham's Selfridges store to get a £4m makeover in menswear

Work has been completed at the new £4 million menswear department at Selfridges, Birmingham, on the back of rising spending from image-conscious men.

Shoppers in Birmingham's Bullring centre

Giant consultation on future of Birmingham retail strategy begins

A six-week consultation has been launched over a new retail strategy to cope with massive change.

The Bartons Arms, in Newtown

Meet Birmingham's Urban Explorers... finding the city's soul through its independent pubs

'There are still some belting old buildings if you are prepared to walk and this band of urban explorers welcome both old and new in terms of boozers and buildings'

A coding lesson

Jerry Blackett: Why Birmingham will be saying 'hello, world' as digital sector booms

Coding is now commonplace in classrooms, and Birmingham is cashing in on this programming revolution.

Peaky Blinders creator to offer tips to budding Birmingham TV drama producers

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Creative Skillset and the BBC Academy are running the ‘Get Your Next Job in TV Drama’ day of panels, networking and training sessions

The headstones of British and Commonwealth soldiers side by side with German headstones in Mons, France

Gisela Stuart: How decisions made during the First World War still resonate today

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The commemorations of the First World War are also a chance to understand each other as the nations we have become.

Artist's impression of 1 Arena Central

One Arena Central becomes Birmingham's first speculative office scheme since recession

Key property project on site of former ATV studios in Broad Street is set to the first spec build since before the financial crash in 2008

Paul Stanley, Richard Cobb, Azrah Hussain, Aaron Murphy, Paul Shrimpton and Ross Fittall from DBK

Raft of appointments as DBK targets £15m

Project management firm announces new appointments and promotions as it continues to drive for turnover target by 2017

Shay Casey, a former director with Retail BID and The Mailbox, who has been killed in an avalanche in the Italian Alps

Tributes paid to former Mailbox director killed in the Alps

Shay Casey hit by avalanche while on a climbing holiday with friends in Italy

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