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CGI of University of Birmingham's new student halls and sports complex by Grange Road entrance

Next phase of £300m University of Birmingham regen set for green light

Planners recommend approval for new halls of residence and sports pavilion on Edgbaston campus

Steve Coleman, jazz saxophonist.

Jazz saxophonist Steve Coleman chooses Birmingham as only UK date for tour

Chicago saxophonist Steve Coleman brings his Five Elements band to Birmingham for the only UK concert in their European tour. He chats to Peter Bacon.

Rows of houses to rent in Selly Oak, near the University of Birmingham

Time for Birmingham council to tell landlords to get their houses in order

A new planning policy for Selly Oak has seen an acceleration in building activity as landlords try to get their house extensions finished.

Artwork by practising and emerging artists from across the region in the West Midlands Open 2014 exhibition in the Gas Hall, at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

The West Midlands Open Exhibition at Gas Hall is showcasing new artistic talent

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery’s latest open exhibition is likely to make people ask the question: What is art?

The three Manufacturing Technology Centre Minis in the Italian mountains

Midlands apprentices recreate The Italian Job with classic Minis and raise £1,500 for charity

The Manufacturing Technology Centre team recreated scenes from the classic Michael Caine film

Review: John Lill at Barber Concert Hall, University of Birmingham

Renowned pianist delights audience with his performance in Birmingham

Spencer Davis

Birmingham teacher turned international rock star Spencer Davies to play the Symphony Hall

Birmingham teacher turned international rock star Spencer Davies is about to play Symphony Hall for the first time - at the age of 75. Graham Young meets the man who is still promising to Keep on Running.

China flag

Winning Chinese Investment - Focusing on scale and proximity might be the keys

Both in the Midlands and across the UK we need to find some means of bulking up materially for the economic relations with Chinese city regions Liam Byrne aspires to be delivered.

Return To The Trenches, one of the powerful images by war artist Richard Nevinson, on show in an exhibition at Barber Institute of Fine Arts.

Barber Institute hosts work by 'remarkable' Richard Nevinson

An exhibition of work by British war artist Richard Nevinson is on show at Barber Institute of Fine Arts. Terry Grimley reviews it

CGI of the planned student accommodation development at 495 - 505 Bristol Road, in Selly Oak

Selly Oak set to get another large student block

Bristol Road target for latest project as developer submits plans for nearly 350 bedrooms opposite University of Birmingham campus

West Midlands Leaders' Roundtable at Trowers & Hamlins' offices in Colmore Row, Birmingham

Leading lights put future of region in the spotlight

Key figures from the city's private and public sectors came together to debate projects in the region and future collaboration

CGI of the planned student accommodation development at 778 - 800 Bristol Road which has been recommended for approval

Selly Oak student block poised for go ahead

City planning chiefs recommended to back scheme  to build 100 bedrooms in place of derelict buildings in Bristol Road

Barber Institute helps recovering addicts through ongoing art project

Recovering addicts are creating art at the University of Birmingham gallery to help them deal with mental health issues

Review: Winterreise, Barber Institute, University of Birmingham

What a privilege for a packed house. Here we were listening to Sir Thomas Allen, one of the finest baritones in the world, accompanied by Joseph Middleton, a sensitive and truly talented young pianist, performing one of the young Schubert’s awesome song cycles: Die Winterreise.

Review: Romantic Favourites, Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra, Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham

Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 2 is a work that rarely fails to please, even when the soloist has nothing new to say.

Aston University

New Aston University business school after £35m boost

A £35 million package will provide vital cash support for a range of new developments and facelift work at Aston, including the new £60 million medical school project confirmed earlier this year

Aston Martin assembly in action in the firm's former factory in Newport Pagnell

Aston Martin director to deliver lecture on firm's 100-year history

The lecture takes place on Sunday October 19 and will see Mr Minards give a brief overview of the history of Aston Martin

Dr Bharat Malkani, lecturer at Birmingham Law School at the University of Birmingham

Birmingham Law School lecturer brands Conservatives' human rights plan “misleading, vague and completely incoherent”

Dr Bharat Malkani, a lecturer at Birmingham Law School at the University of Birmingham, branded the plan as “misleading, vague and completely incoherent”

Actors in new production For The Past 30 Years, Lorna Laidlaw, Hema Mangoo and Janice Connolly.

Women & Theatre marks 30 years of working women in new play at Birmingham Rep

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Working for 30 years is quite an achievement in the current climate of internships, zero hours contracts and disappearing pensions 

Selly Oak where developers are hoping to build more than 400 new bedrooms for students

Developers eye Selly Oak for more than 400 student bedrooms

Applications lodged to build flats on two separate plots of land near Battery Retail Park just weeks after councillors warn of overcrowding in south Birmingham suburb


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