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Eastside Projects to revive plays written in Digbeth 40 years ago

The plays ask questions about what has changed in Birmingham in the last 40 years

More blended images showing how Birmingham has changed from days gone by

A blended image showing Birmingham Law Courts in 1900 and 2012
A unique look at the changing face of the city with Edgbaston stadium, the Birmingham law courts and high streets of Erdington and Moseley given the blended image treatment

More industrial unrest over cuts is predicted

Network Rail
A threatened bank holiday rail strike was averted after Network Rail improved a pay offer, but many other disputes have broken out, or worsened, since the Conservatives took power

Birmingham Pride 2015 boosts city economy despite subsidy cut

Tens of thousands of people turned out on the city streets this weekend for the annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender event

Veteran reporter: BBC broke pledge over plans for Birmingham

Pebble Mill studios in Edgbaston closed in 2004
Failure to develop Midlands base after Pebble Mill closure 'a scandal'

Business In Pictures

A blended image showing Birmingham Law Courts in 1900 and 2012

More blended images showing how Birmingham has changed from days gone by

A unique look at the changing face of the city with Edgbaston stadium, the Birmingham law courts and high streets of Erdington and Moseley given the blended image treatment

Emma Shipp and Andy Raynor of Shakespeare Martineau

Law firms Shakespeares and SGH Martineau will merge in June

The new firm, which will have a combined turnover of £75 million and employ 900 people, will be known as Shakespeare Martineau

City of Colours festival launches Kickstarter campaign

Birmingham street art by Gent48
Team behind popular street art event is hoping to raise £15,000 to put towards running costs of festival in Digbeth which last year attracted 9,000 people
David Bailey

Austerity hasn't worked

If the polls are to be believed, the General Election is heading for pretty much a dead heat, with days if not weeks of wrangling ahead before a workable coalition – or even minority – government is in place.

Wasps chief causes buzz with £35m funds-raiser

Charlie Austin and Armand Traore - part of QPR’s £75.3 million wage bill
Premiership rugby giants become the first sports club in Britain to issue a retail bond on London Stock Exchange
Raj Rana, founder of Itihaas Restaurant

Itihaas creates own craft beer with Lion Heart brewery

Raj Rana, managing director of Itihaas Group, joined forces with the Lion Heart brewery in Coventry, and the partnership has resulted in Sambha IPA

Emma Shipp and Andy Raynor of Shakespeare Martineau

Law firms Shakespeares and SGH Martineau will merge in June

The new firm, which will have a combined turnover of £75 million and employ 900 people, will be known as Shakespeare Martineau

Artists Placement Group

Eastside Projects to revive plays written in Digbeth 40 years ago

The plays ask questions about what has changed in Birmingham in the last 40 years

Simon Atkins, charity partner at Clement Keys

Youth employment award for Clement Keys

The honour was announced at an awards ceremony organised by AllAboutSchoolLeavers – an independent organisation with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of apprenticeship and school-leaver programmes across all industry sectors.

Videos & Photos

Birmingham Pride 2015 boosts city economy despite subsidy cut

CGI of the Left Bank development looking up Oozells Way towards Broad Street

Calls to reject Broad Street hotel and apartment project

Pershore Weir Hydro Station was named overall winner at the 2015 ICE West Midlands Awards

Pershore Weir Hydro Station wins Institution of Civil Engineers award

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