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© 2017 Trinity Mirror Midlands
10:02, 1 AUG 2017
Grade II listed Royal Mail shed to be turned into luxurious home
The Grade II listed former Royal Mail goods shed is now on the market, after Birmingham City Council approved the proposals for it to be turned into a luxurious 5,468 sq ft home.
Birmingham Post Power 250: Business Lobby
The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of business lobbying
1,000 Royal Mail jobs deliver boost to unemployment figures
The recruits will be sorting out Christmas cards and parcels before they are sent to delivery offices for post staff to push through letterboxes
How a city answered the call when the time came
Birmingham's BT Tower looms large over the city - but its roots run even deeper. Enda Mullen speaks to the telecom firm's head of archives, David Hay, about why it is so connected to the city.
The birth of a garden village: How Bournville is inspiring new Telford development
George Cadbury's vision, hailed as an exemplar for garden cities, is now being used as the inspiration behind Lightmoor Village in Telford
Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Inside the BT Tower - an icon on city skyline
It was designed and constructed by the Ministry of Public Building and Works and was opened by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham in 1967
Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Modern Mailbox hides underground secret
Original tunnel used for moving mail quickly across Birmingham still sits under former sorting office
Amazing images of the BT Tower being built
More than 50 years have passed since work started on the building and these rare pictures from BT’s archives show the toil that went into creating the 499ft structure
Trio of High Sheriffs gather to unveil Balsall Heath blue plaque for John Bowen
Birmingham Civic Society unveiled the plaque to Alderman John Bowen at the Balsall Church Centre in Mary Street
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'
Rises in bonuses outstrips overall pay figure
Total bonuses rose 4.9 per cent to £40.5 billion, including £14.4 billion paid in the finance and insurance industry, the Office for National Statistics said
Royal Mail posties on bikes consigned to past
E-commerce revolution dramatically changing the face of Royal Mail across the West Midlands
Life goes in cycles as Royal Mail sets off on new route
The Royal Mail was not just a loss-making drain on the taxpayer's purse, it seemed, but a hotbed of bullying, occasional racism and downright anarchy right here in Birmingham.
£6 billion Royal Mail set to join FTSE this week
The group is favourite to enter the premier share league after Wednesday's review by the FTSE Group, which will mean chief executive Moya Greene becomes part of a shrinking elite of women heading blue chip companies
Birmingham-based UK Mail reveals 10 per cent rise in profits
UK’s only listed postal firm celebrates success as privatisation of Royal Mail begins
Royal Mail privatisation confirmed by Government
Royal Mail workers to be given 10% of shares in sell-off which is expected to raise £3 billion
Queen Elizabeth Hospital builder sells facilities management arm
GDF Suez agrees £190 million deal as firm to focus on major infrastructure projects
Postal worker jailed after downloading terrorist guides
Two years in jail after postal worker is convicted for possessing material encouraging terrorism
Birmingham City Council
Firms and MPs get behind Youth Jobs Fair
Young people urged to take part in fair to combat youth unemployment in the region
Peter Sharkey: A major player comes into the market
Though it wasn't quite on a par with that other major sporting announcement made last week, in terms of commercial scale it was enormous, significantly affecting equity prices in two companies with a combined market value of £37 billion.
Birmingham City Council
Birmingham City Council targets major sporting events
Birmingham City Council is targeting big events like the Rugby World Cup and international art exhibitions in a bid to transform the city’s profile.
New plans for Bishop Gate in Coventry revealed
A Midland developer has announced revised plans for a £50 million mixed use scheme in Coventry city centre after it failed to attract a big supermarket chain.
New trio to strengthen RLB's Midland team
An international property company has announced a hat trick of appointments to its 130 strong Midlands team.
Profits and sales rise at Bullwell Trailer Solutions
Trailer repair and maintenance firm Bullwell Trailer Solutions has seen profits rise for a fifth year in a row after a record 12 montsh for revenue.