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The Mailbox shortly before it opened in December 2000

Pictures: Transforming The Mailbox from sorting office to shopping mall

The Post delved into the archives and pulled together a fascinating gallery showing The Mailbox undergoing its transformation from former sorting office to high-end shopping complex

Back Row: Paul Guest, Lauren Powell, Neale Powell, Tony Green, Steve Wiliams. Front Row: Rachel Carpenter, Sophie Samuda, Melissa Spence, Debbie Haywood, Megan Green, Jane Phillips.

Hortons' quiz raises £5,700 for cancer ward at city hospital

Hortons' Estate Limited raised £5,700 for Ward 19 at Heartlands Hospital, at its eighth annual quiz for the local commercial property community.

Folklore artist Jaz Dhami has criticised the BBC's decision to move the Bobby Friction show to London

Asian artists hit out at BBC after Mailbox strike

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Corporation under fire over decision to move Bobby Friction show to London as Birmingham artist says move 'doesn't make sense'

Ramada Birmingham City hotel at Wharfside Street in The Mailbox

Valor takes the reins at The Mailbox's Ramada Birmingham City hotel

Valor has also taken over the management of Hotel Indigo in Liverpool and Ramada Manchester in Salford Quays

BBC's studios and shop in The Mailbox in Birmingham

BBC Birmingham Asian Network staff 'angry and upset' as strike begins

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Workers at The Mailbox have walked out today in protest at production cuts in Birmingham

Bobby Friction

Asian Network staff to strike over BBC Birmingham production cuts

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Staff have been angered by shows being moved out of Birmingham, following the likes of Coast, Countryfile and Hairy Bikers, which are all no longer produced here

The new look Harvey Nichols store in Birmingham

Birmingham Harvey Nichols opening boosts city retail scene

The store opens to the public on Friday, July 31, and the Post's photographers have been in to capture it

The Ramada hotel at The Mailbox has been sold as part of a £21.5m deal

Ramada hotel at The Mailbox sold in double deal

Brace of Ramadas under new ownership following acquisition by finance firm MCAP in deal worth more than £21m

CGI of reception area serving the new offices inside The Mailbox

GBR Phoenix Beard wins brief to find Mailbox tenants

Office team will jointly market new grade A space which is being developed as part of wider £50m revamp for mixed-use complex

Birmingham Weekender: Motionhouse dancers Martina Bussi and Alasdair Stewart by Selfridges

Birmingham Weekender programme revealed

Outdoor performances, opera, music and art will all combine in the final weekend of September for annual three-day festival

The BBC's Broadcasting House in London

Government makes charter renewal pledge after MPs hit out at BBC Midland spend

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More than 20 MPs turned out at a special debate in Parliament over BBC spending levels in the Midlands and the East

Birmingham Properties Group unveils £45m development plans

Group unveils a host of residential schemes following major investment in West Midland properties

Yen-Ting Miu, Nishil Nathwani and Nitin Solanki, Aluna Management, at the Aluna cocktail bar press launch.

Movers and shakers at opening of new cocktail bar at Mailbox

Aluna welcomed Birmingham journalists for a sneak peak of the hottest new cocktail bar in town.

The BBC's Broadcasting House in London

BBC promises Midlands spending increase to £125m

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Corporation announces plans to boost investment in the region and follows recent news of shifting HR function The Mailbox

BBC's studios and shop in The Mailbox in Birmingham

Midlands should be top of the agenda at BBC charter debates, MP claims

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Solihull MP Julian Knight demands the state broadcaster starts to listen to the region ahead of a special debate on BBC investment

Richard Burden

MPs demand BBC tackles inequality in Midlands ahead of Parliament debate

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Politicians from the East and West Midlands have vowed to hold the state broadcaster to task over investment levels in the region being far lower than the rest of the UK

Lap dancing club Medusa could be leaving Kensington House under new plans

Plans to turn strip club Medusa into restaurant

Birmingham Properties Group lodges application to convert unit next to The Mailbox from lap dancing club into restaurant

Hotel du Vin in Church Street has been bought as part of a £363m deal

Malmaison and Hotel du Vin bought in £363m deal

Brace of Birmingham hotels snapped up by Singaporean group as part of UK-wide deal covering 29 hotels

The BBC's Broadcasting House in London updated

BBC 'short-changing the Midlands' to be debated in Parliament

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A special Westminster Hall debate will be held next Tuesday on BBC investment levels – which work out at £12.40 per licence-fee payer in this region

Would-be culture committee chair vows to examine BBC Midland spending

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Jesse Norman, who is one of five Tory MPs vying for the role, said he would seek to raise the issue of the state broadcaster’s regional spending


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