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© 2017 Trinity Mirror Midlands
12:35, 4 JUL 2013
It’s sink or swim time unless we show this type of ambition
The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP), working with a cross-party group of local MPs and Solihull Council, united in a visit to London to spell out the potential from expanding the economic hub around the M42 motorway near Solihull.
M42 business corridor could mean £19bn economic boost
A blueprint for UK Central (UKC) – the area around the NEC and Birmingham Airport – claims it could boost the region’s economy by £19.5 billion by 2040
Meriden gypsies launch new bid to return to site
Gypsies evicted from an illegal camp following a three-year battle have launched a bid to return to the green belt site – dealing residents a hammer blow.
Grandmother blames 'bedroom tax' for her death in suicide note
Stephanie Bottrill was hit by a lorry on the M6 on May 4
Sainsbury's has change of heart on Dorridge town centre development
Supermarket giant Sainsbury's has bowed to pressure and agreed to start work earlier than planned on a new store in the village where the firm's chief executive Justin King grew up.
Local government is in a mess, not just here in the West Midlands but across the country as a whole.