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A speed camera

I'll switch Birmingham's speed cameras back on, new police boss pledges

New police and crime commissioner David Jamieson said he would be looking at the speed camera issue as a priority

David Jamieson with supporters

New PCC David Jamieson wants to turn speed cameras back on

West Midlands police and crime commissioner makes first pledge after dismal electoral turn-out

Geoff Childs, managing director of Extraenergy which is now looking to hire 1,000 staff for a new base in Birmingham

Extraenergy to create 1,000 city jobs to take on 'big six'

Company which has signed up two million German customers since 2010 now eyeing UK market and a new large base in Birmingham

AceOn Group managing director Mark Thompson, left, with some of the firm's products

The Birmingham Post Growth Fund returns

Businesses from across the region now able to bid for grants to help create jobs after the Post secured Regional Growth Fund cash

Classroom of children

Number of 30-plus classes in West Midlands soars

Labour accused the Government of squandering money on pet projects such as free schools instead of providing more teachers and classrooms where they were needed

New Jask recruits; Debbie Clifton, Dave Potts. Front Row (L-R): Kevin Thompson, Haider Ismail, James Davison, Kristen Voisey

Solihull marketing agency Jask takes on six new roles

Firm takes on six new staff to meet growth demands during the first half of the year after recent client wins

Hannah Cunningham

Birmingham Sports Awards: Awards can inspire women to get active

The Birmingham Sports Awards are benefiting again this year from the support of a number of partner businesses and organisations.

Moseley Hall ice house

Heritage Open Days: 10 great places to visit across the Midlands

The Midlands reveals its historic secrets as part of the Heritage Open Days 2014 weekend between Thursday 11-Sunday, September 14

Santander backs Natural Childcare Company nursery launch

New base and a relocation signal childcare company's intention to expand

£8.3m award to build new A45 bridge

Department for Transport backs project aimed at easing congestion NEC and Birmingham Airport

Deborah Fennell from Blythe Valley Park with Richard Grimes from Wireless Infrastructure Group

Wireless Infrastructure Group expands to larger Midland office

Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG) develops, owns and manages communications infrastructure on a wholesale basis that can be used by multiple wireless operators at the same time

Johnson Fellows partners (from left) Nick Wint, Neil Wetherell, James Merrick, Chris Gaskell, Andrew Rowson

Johnson Fellows marks 30 years of trading in Birmingham

The Birmingham-based chartered surveyors played hosts at an event at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in Chamberlain Square

Solihull College teams up with Virgin Trains for traineeship

Company on hunt for unemployed young people to become next generation of workers

Hialeah in Broad Lane, Tanworth in Arden.

Home of the day: £1,300,000 Hialeah in Tanworth in Arden

This contemporary bungalow has as much to offer as a multi-storey home - including an indoor pool, says Alison Jones

Unipart Automotive

Euro Car Parts swoops for Unipart Automotive branches

Supply group acquires 27 sites and says it is in the market for more

Unipart Automotive

140 more jobs saved after Unipart Automotive collapse

A rival Birmingham Business Park-based car parts supplier Unipart Automotive has saved more jobs by buying dozens of branches

The team at Jerroms and Harrison Priddey & Co (from left) consultant Cynthia Hammond, partner Richard Horton, managing partner Mark Eden and consultant Stephen Priddy

Jerroms and Harrison Priddey & Co merge

Combined entity aims to increase client base in south Birmingham and Worcestershire

Richard Burden

Right support would see 'UK lead world in low-emission cars'

MPs call on government to pump investment into R&D for green cars to make UK a world leader

Good Hope Hospital

Call to 'come clean' over cuts to two Midland hospitals

Proposals to close services at Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals have been leaked

Ronnie Corbett living with his mother in 1980s sitcom Sorry

A third of young adults in the West Midlands living with their parents

The 'clipped wing generation' are finding themselves with no choice but to remain living with mum and dad well into adulthood

In This Week's Paper


Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor