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John Lewis will open on September 24 along with Grand Central and the completed New Street station

John Lewis and New Street opening dates announced

Developers confirm when new department store and Grand Central shopping centre will open in addition to completion of new-look railway station

Staycity in the Jewellery Quarter back on track

Activity has resumed on Staycity's serviced apartment project following the appointment of Clegg
Serviced apartment complex on course for completion in November following appointment of new contractor

Rare 1960s Aston Martin expected to fetch more than £500,000

A rare 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk 1 Volante Vantage, which is to go under the hammer at Barons at Sandown Park on July 28
One of just 29 ever made, it is believed to be the final such Volante Vantage built

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John Lewis will open on September 24 along with Grand Central and the completed New Street station

John Lewis and New Street opening dates announced

Developers confirm when new department store and Grand Central shopping centre will open in addition to completion of new-look railway station

Activity has resumed on Staycity's serviced apartment project following the appointment of Clegg

Staycity in the Jewellery Quarter back on track

Serviced apartment complex on course for completion in November following appointment of new contractor

A rare 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk 1 Volante Vantage, which is to go under the hammer at Barons at Sandown Park on July 28

Rare 1960s Aston Martin expected to fetch more than £500,000

One of just 29 ever made, it is believed to be the final such Volante Vantage built

Gateley makes 18 promotions

The latest promotions follow the company becoming the first UK commercial law firm to list on the London Stock Exchange last month

Paul Cusack and Emma Buckley of BRI Wealth Management

Investment manager joins BRI Wealth Management

BRI has taken on a number of new staff over the last 18 months and is expanding its client base through Worcestershire and Warwickshire

John Garside, United; Colin Roobottom, BBC; Paul Kehoe, Birmingham Airport, at Birmingham Airport's Annual Summer Drinks 2015.

Birmingham Airport hosts media event

Birmingham Airport held its annual media drinks in the Champagne Bar of the Cube.

Protesters against fracking gather outside Preston County Hall

Energy boss: We won’t give up on gas fracking plant

Midland shale gas fracking company Cuadrilla, could appeal after council reject wells.

Historic Warwick is the third most expensive area in Britain outside London and the South East

Midland towns most expensive to live outside the South East

Solihull, Warwick and Leamington Spa are among the dearest places to buy in Britain.

Matt and Mick Adams from Birmingham Prototypes

Major investment for Birmingham Prototypes

Sheet metal company ploughs £1.2m into factory expansion and new laser machine to add £2m in sales

Gary Davie, Shakespeare Martineau

Shakespeare Martineau event marks Employee Ownership Day

The purpose of Employee Ownership Day is to encourage businesses to consider whether employee-ownership could be part of their strategic plan

Strike action at Pilkington Automotive called off

Trade union and management agree to enter ACAS Conciliation discussions over the current pay proposal amid claims of discrepancies between two sites

Pilkington staff strike over pay dispute

Workers at Kings Norton factory claim they are being paid £3,000 a year less than colleagues in Redditch doing the same job

Carlo Distefano managing director of San Carlo Restaurants

Profits up at restaurant group San Carlo

Italian chain which was born in Birmingham continues expansion plan with new sites in Turkey and China

Jaguar will set the pace for Team Sky when a prototype version of the highly anticipated Jaguar F-PACE will lead the team at the Tour de France Grand Depart in Utrecht

Jaguar gives best glimpse yet of F-Pace crossover

A prototype version of it will be supporting Team Sky at the Tour de France Grand Depart in Utrecht this Saturday

This vacant building in Hockley could house 57 student bedrooms

More plans for Birmingham student accommodation

Two new developments have landed with the city council to build on a car park and redevelop a vacant commercial block

Thomas Horton’s head of corporate services and partner, Jeff Taylor

Thomas Horton Solicitors sees growth in new business

Thomas Horton’s Jeff Taylor attributed the firm’s success to Worcestershire’s resilience but also to its ‘big city’ expertise.

Colonel Tim Collins OBE

Colonel Tim Collins speaks at Chartered Institute of Management Accountants' event

The event was attended by an array of senior CIMA officials, including David Stanford, the newly elected vice president of CIMA

Gavin Davis and John Dennison, BDO.

BDO focuses on IT management for mid-market senior bosses

BDO's Technology Advisory Team hosted the fourth in its series of briefings for the "Reluctant IT Director" at BDO's offices in Colmore Row.

Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies

Mercia backs Impression Technologies with £1.5m

Henley technology investor takes part in £4m funding round to help aluminium forming company buy a new press facility

The two millionth Land Rover Defender takes shape on the Solihull production line

Jaguar Land Rover signs partnership to produce vehicles in Austria

The partnership has been described as one that will “complement” UK production rather than signalling a move away from the company’s core UK manufacturing base

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Birmingham Weekender: Motionhouse dancers Martina Bussi and Alasdair Stewart by Selfridges

Birmingham Weekender programme revealed

CGI of Three Snowhill

WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff to work on Three Snowhill

John Lewis will open on September 24 along with Grand Central and the completed New Street station

John Lewis and New Street opening dates announced

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