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Wheeleys Road in Edgbaston.

Pretty double-fronted Victorian home in Edgbaston

Bright flashes of colour and appealing period features should all help this Edgbaston home to find a buyer, writes Alison Jones

Birmingham Press Club's curry cook-off

Nand Ram, Richard McComb, Anita Sharma-James, Paul Fulford and Llewela Bailey take part in the Birmingham Press Club's first ever Curry Cook-Off Challenge at Jojolapa Restaurant in Birmingham.
Wednesbury-based KTC (Edibles) Ltd sponsored Birmingham Press Club's first ever Curry Cook-Off Challenge.

Backdrop of trees offers privacy and inspiration

The Woodlands in Pedmore, Stourbridge.
The Woodlands likely takes its name from its green and pleasant surroundings, in a quiet Pedmore backwater near Stourbridge writes Alison Jones

Nails & Networking group held festive gathering in Birmingham

Joanna Dyer, James Wong and Ed James at the Nails & Networking festive meet-up at Colmore Row's Chung Ying Central.
Nails & Networking held its festive meet-up at Colmore Row's Chung Ying Central.

Bookshop Foyles to open at Grand Central

Foyles at Westfield Stratford City in London - the firm is opening its sixth outlet in Birmingham in September
Independent chain to launch second venture outside the capital and join growing list of retailers taking space at £150m centre

Business In Pictures

Foyles at Westfield Stratford City in London - the firm is opening its sixth outlet in Birmingham in September

Bookshop Foyles to open at Grand Central

Independent chain to launch second venture outside the capital and join growing list of retailers taking space at £150m centre

The NEC

Cash raised from £307m NEC Group sale will be used on city council's equal pay claims

The NEC Group, the arenas, conference and exhibition centres and linked companies have been sold to private equity firm LDC in a deal worth £307 million

Memrica develops app to aid dementia sufferers

Founder of Memrica Mary Matthews
Company based at Innovation Birmingham Campus is seeing people to join testing group to help bring new app to market later this year
A printing plate fitted to a cylinder of a rotary press during printing at Thomson Newspapers London Office circa 1950.

Murder trials, cheap suits and a hotline to a bygone era

The passing of former Birmingham Post crime reporter Harry Hawkes at the age of 86 marks another severance of a link to an era routinely viewed as a golden age for newspaper journalism.

Time for real change to address inequality

General business
Frequently change is driven by a plethora of headlines based on reports based on data showing why it should happen.
Jaguar Land Rover's 'Bike Sense' research updated

Jaguar Land Rover's Bike Sense technology will help cyclists and bikers

The car-maker’s Bike Sense research is being conducted as part of a drive to reduce the number of accidents on UK roads, where 19,000 cyclists are killed or injured each year

Paul Wilson and Andy Raynor from Shakespeares

Andy Raynor to take over from Paul Wilson as Shakespeares' chief

Mr Wilson, who will be replaced as Shakespeares’ chief executive by the firm’s chief client officer Andy Raynor, is moving to Toronto to become managing director of Canadian law firm Smart & Biggar

Sir Simon Rattle, taken by Rory Coonan with a Victorian plate camera in 1982

Rare plate camera picture of Sir Simon Rattle to show at National Portrait Gallery

Unpublished photograph of the former City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conductor has been acquired to mark his 60th birthday

Ian Copley, new head of sales for Wesleyan's medical north team

Wesleyan appoints new head of sales for medical north team

Ian Copley will lead a team of 94 financial consultants and seven area managers in the North of England, providing advice and products to meet the needs of medical professionals

Videos & Photos

Wheeleys Road in Edgbaston.

Pretty double-fronted Victorian home in Edgbaston

Nand Ram, Richard McComb, Anita Sharma-James, Paul Fulford and Llewela Bailey take part in the Birmingham Press Club's first ever Curry Cook-Off Challenge at Jojolapa Restaurant in Birmingham.

Birmingham Press Club's curry cook-off

Sir Simon Rattle, taken by Rory Coonan with a Victorian plate camera in 1982

Rare plate camera picture of Sir Simon Rattle to show at National Portrait Gallery

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

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