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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

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

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

Former Mailbox director killed in avalanche in Italian Alps

'Avid and experienced sportsman' Shay Casey was climbing with friends Aosta when avalanche struck

Lisa Williams, store manager of John Lewis in Birmingham

Flagship John Lewis 'will be more than just a shop'

New manager of high-end department store pledges to make John Lewis in Grand Central part of the city's community

Actors Claire-Louise Cordwell (Alice), Alun Raglan (Ivor) and Ben Crowe (Bill) record an episode of Home Front at the Mailbox.

Fascinating tales from the Home Front being told in real time over four years

A major radio drama about the First World War is being made in Birmingham. Roz Laws sat in on a recording.

Emma Willis

Emma Willis stars in campaign to help Birmingham shops during city centre tunnel closures

Retail Birmingham publicity drive to support businesses during redevelopment works

CGI of the interior of the Mailbox redevelopment

Hollywood Monster wins Mailbox makeover brief

Signage specialist charged with maintaining footfall during £50 million refurbishment

Birmingham Rep production of Woman In Mind, starring Andrew Wincott as Andy and Meg Fraser as Susan

Worlds collide as fantasy spirals out of control

The Archers actor Andew Wincott tells Roz Laws about playing an imaginary husband on stage and a gay one on the radio.

Neil Rami, chief executive of Marketing Birmingham

Foreign cash provides huge boost for city jobs

New research shows foreign direct investment created more than 4,300 jobs worth £362 million in 2013/14

The BT Tunnels underneath Birmingham.

Birmingham Post Hidden Spaces photography to go on display at Curzon Street Station

Stunning selection of photographs will reveal some of our many hidden architectural gems, which are often hidden away behind closed doors

The Mailbox in Birmingham

BBC Academy will boost Mailbox base says Peter Salmon

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Corporation executive hails move to Birmingham which is set to create 100 new jobs in the city


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