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St Alphege Place in Solihull

Tech company finds new home in Solihull

SOTI takes space at new St Alphege Place above the Carluccio's restaurant

Vet practice Linnaeus in buyout deal

Solihull group expands UK footprint with acquisition of Staffordshire practice

Wavenet expands with North West acquisition

Solihull communications technology firm starts spending 'acquisition war chest' following £35m MBO last year

Benjamin Grosvenor

Pianist embraces the raw, immense genius of Brahms

As pianist Benjamin Grosvenor gets ready for a Symphony Hall concert, Christopher Morley talks to him about the challenges of tackling Brahms' First Piano Concerto

Store Twenty One to close 77 shops after landlord deal agreed

Company voluntary arrangement has saved dozens of other shops as creditors sign off deal to prevent retail chain from going under

Bid to save Store Twenty One from going bust

AlixPartners Services appointed to carry out company voluntary arrangement on Solihull retailer as it seeks to save beleaguered high street name

Victorian-style semi-detached house in Union Road, Shirley.

Charming period home with original features up for sale in Shirley

Some of the original features have been maintained at an extended Victorian-style semi-detached house in Shirley.

ballot box

Birmingham council elections 2016: How the political landscape could change

Local Government expert Chris Game, of the University of Birmingham, looks at the battle for seats in local elections in the West Midlands

Lord Bamford

Birmingham Post Power 250: Manufacturing

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of manufacturing

Parkgate has been placed on the market

£85m Parkgate retail complex goes on sale

Shirley development which counts Asda and Pizza Express among its tenants has been placed on the market

CGI of the new ExtraCare village and residential development in Shirley

New images show future of Madin's Powergen site

Newly released CGIs coincide with planning approval for the demolition of another Madin building to make way for a retirement village and houses

After standing idle for two decades, work could start very soon on the Powergen building

Former Powergen site regeneration set for go ahead

Solihull planning chiefs expected to green light the demolition of Madin's vacant office block - bringing to an end 20-year wait for redevelopment

Karen Moores of Sydney Mitchell

Birmingham Post Rich List 2016: Improper disclosure of wealth in divorce proceedings

  • Law

Where there is material deception in disclosing the true value of assets during divorce proceedings, the courts are likely to order the settlements to be reconsidered.

Parkgate in Shirley will go on the market next year

£85m Parkgate retail development to go on sale

Shirley regeneration project which completed last year will be placed on the market after owners secure final tenants

CGI of plans to regenerate the former Powergen site in Shirley

Powergen plans to spell the end for Madin's office block

Long-awaited application is finally lodged to knock down and regenerate vacant building in Shirley town centre which has been empty for more than two decades

After more than 70 years on this site in Solihull Road, Shirley, Woolmans Garden Centre has closed and is likely to become a housing development.

Former Shirley garden centre up for auction at £2m

It was once a famous nursery but now the site of Woolmans Garden Centre in Shirley is up for sale for £2 million.

Inside St John House

Nuns behind Call The Midwife put Birmingham convent up for sale

The hit BBC1 show was inspired by sisters from the Community of St. John the Divine in Alum Rock during their time in London in the 1950s

The former Powergen site in Shirley

MP hits out at petition to save former Powergen building

Councillors, residents and Solihull MP Julian Knight have hit out at a petition to save the former Powergen building in Shirley, which was designed by city architect John Madin

Fruit and veg entrepreneur Joe Richards

Joe Richards' fruit and veg empire nears sale after entrepreneur's death

Experts appointed to oversee the sale of the fruit and vegetable retail chain bearing his name said they were confident of a quick disposal

RTC between a cyclist and a number 67 bus on Lancaster Circus in Birmingham

Deadliest cycle routes in the West Midlands revealed

Four cyclists injured a day as figures highlight West Midlands' most dangerous roads


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