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Birmingham Post Rich List 2017: see the 50 richest people in the Midlands

See who made the 2017 Rich List with eight new entries and an overall wealth that has increased by almost £8 billion

Jo Bradwell

Rich List 2017: No. 41= - Professor Jo Bradwell

Pharmaceuticals entrepreneur and former University of Birmingham graduate has seen his wealth remain constant at £105m while dropping four places on the Rich List

More delays to the University of Birmingham's new £55m sport centre were announced in December

Review of 2016 - December: £55m sport centre delayed, overhaul for art gallery and German bierkeller in Broad Street

The University of Birmingham's new swimming pool and sport centre was beset by even more delays during December while a city art gallery was poised for a major renovation programme

It emerged in May that Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight was trying to open a production studio in Birmingham

Review of 2016 - May: Steven Knight moots new studio, Northfield Manor to be reborn and Ikea comes to city centre

The founder of TV hit Peaky Blinders said in May that he had held discussions with Paramount about launching a new studio in Birmingham while a fire-hit manor was to regenerated as a housing estate

Aston Martin unveiled its new DB11 during March

Review of 2016 - March: £13m office facelift, new Aston Martin and major Eastside regeneration

A major masterplan to bring new commercial and civic space to Birmingham's Eastside was unveiled this month while sports car brand Aston Martin showcased its latest new DB model

The Path to Knighthood

Diaries that give insight into path to greatness is a Christmas cracker

Still looking for the perfect gift for the music lover in your life? Christopher Morley has found some that should definitely make it into their stocking this year.

West Midland Finance Awards

West Midlands Finance Awards: See who won

Region's top finance professionals and businesses honoured in ceremony hosted in partnership with Robert Walters, Great Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and ICAEW

Talented trio of brothers back to where it all began

Three of the award-winning 12 Ensemble who appear in Birmingham next week tell Christopher Morley how they honed their craft from a young age in the city

Innovation Birmingham Campus will share new funding worth £2.05m

£2m funding for Birmingham tech entrepreneurs

New capital will enable a trio of Birmingham institutions the chance to mentor and support up-and-coming tech companies and SMEs

Composer John Joubert

Composer John Joubert to finally see his opera Jane Eyre performed

As composer John Joubert approaches his 90th birthday, he’s delighted at the prospect of hearing his labour-of-love opera performed.

The new University of Birmingham library will open on Monday

New £44m University of Birmingham library to open next week

University's new facility will feature almost 40 miles of shelving and will launch with an exhibition showcasing collections from the past 500 years

CGI of plans for new science labs at University of Birmingham

Condemned designs for Uni of Birmingham's labs hailed by planners

New science block criticised by Post readers is due to get green light as city council officers praise 'high standard of design'

Birmingham City University on Curzon Street

A tutorial on the best student digs in Birmingham

Where are the best places for students in the city? We take a look at the key areas for those who are heading to Brum this September.

West Bromwich Albion are the third West Midlands club to be acquired by Chinese investors

Opinion: China wants to be football superpower on back of our clubs

Dr Kurt Yang Liu from Birmingham Business School discusses the obvious appeal of English and European football clubs to Chinese investors

Lapworth Museum of Geology is among six to receive funding from Arts Council England

Museum boost from Arts Council England

Body awards more than £400,000 to help museums across the West Midlands make the most of their collections

Backbenchers and junior officials still feeling unloved and out of the loop in Birmingham City Council's brave new world

A report surfaced this week suggesting there is still much work to do for council bosses

Creative, Communications & Digital award winner - Oakley Wilkinson Bryan

13 reasons why entering BPBA 2016 is good for business - as nomination deadline nears

Airline boss reveals why you should enter Birmingham Post Business Awards ahead of nomination deadline closing on Friday, July 29

CGI of the University of Birmingham's new sports centre which has been hit by more delays

University of Birmingham sports centre hit by more delays

Grand opening of city's first 50-metre pool and new sports arena has been put back to Christmas

Grade II-listed property in Chad Road, Edgbaston.

Grade II-listed property offers a touch of elegance in Edgbaston

This property in Chad Road is an elegant period semi-detached house, Grade II-listed with extensive accommodation arranged over three storeys, including five bedrooms.

CGI of new teaching labs planned for the University of Birmingham campus

University of Birmingham unveils plans for new science and technology complex

Latest phase of £300m campus expansion will welcome 'Central Teaching Labs' aimed at bringing together its science, technology, engineering and maths facilities


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