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Will Redrow have to go back to the drawing board again?

Redrow faces more rejection over controversial housing estate

Plans for disused playing fields in Harborne set to hit the buffers again after housebuilder told proposals are 'unacceptable' due to loss of recreational space

Richard Sobol's Capital Outsourcing Group has expanded north with a £7m buyout

Capital Outsourcing expands north with £7m buyout

Recruitment group eyes growth outside its Midlands heartland with acquisition of Qualtech Resourcing

A computer-generated image of plans for Honduras Wharf

Firm behind Birmingham's most expensive apartment reveals THREE new plush projects

Exclusive apartment blocks in the Gun Quarter and Jewellery Quarter revealed by Elevate Property Group

North Worcestershire Golf Club and Coun Andy Cartwright

Longbridge housing developer pledges road improvements to allay residents' fears

Exhibition of plans for North Worcestershire Golf Club site finds that traffic gridlock is number one concern of locals

Work is taking place to restore the Lichfield and Hatherton canals

Plans revealed for a 'water activity centre' in Lichfield

Proposals for a new centre, with a community exhibition space café opening out onto a 54-berth basin, have been submitted

The latest stage of the demolition of Birmingham's Central Library, pictured in February 2016

WATCH: Timelapse video shows Central Library demolition progress in January

High reach excavators tore off tonnes of concrete from the exterior of the divisive building, which is being knocked down to make way for the Paradise regeneration scheme

Willmott Dixon wins £148m Birmingham housing brief

Construction group joins Keepmoat and Wates on new city council repairs roster for council-owned houses

16-17 Lionel Street (blue doors) is set to be converted into upmarket apartments

New future for old Jewellery Quarter offices by 'bomb site' car park

Latest residential scheme will see office block vacant for 15 years converted into 14 high-end flats aimed at the upper end of the market

A computer-generated image of plans for a shopping centre in Oldbury

Bullring owner reveals plans for giant shopping complex in Oldbury

Long-awaited plans for new shops expected to generate a major jobs boost

CGI of new custody suite in Perry Barr

Willmott Dixon fined for delays in £20m police project

Stalled opening of two new custody suites means construction group is facing £1m penalty

Lloyds bank, on Alcester Road, Moseley

Concern as Lloyds announces the last bank in Moseley will close

Concern as Lloyds follows in the footsteps of Barclays and HSBC in announcing it will close its branch in the village

Jump Xtreme could soon join Air Space in Wolverhampton among the West Midlands' growing number of trampoline parks

Jump Xtreme eyes industrial estate for new trampoline park

New company plans to open its second site in former food wholesaler's depot in Staffordshire as interest grows in trampoline craze

CGI of Redrow's project at Pennine Grange in Tamworth

Redrow to build 1,100 new houses on former golf course

Housebuilding group acquires major site in south Staffordshire close to its Midlands HQ as it embarks on ten-year regeneration project

Work can now start on the new National College for High Speed Rail

Go ahead for new National College for High Speed Rail

City planners dismiss critics of HS2 as work can now start on institute which will train the next generation of rail engineers

First it was Zizzi, now Byron is the latest restaurant group to have designs on the old ABC cinema in New Street

Hamburger chain Byron has designs on former New Street cinema

Last year it was poised to welcome Italian chain Zizzi but now the old ABC and Regent building is set to house the West Midlands' first Byron restaurant

Proposed designs for a new mosque in Clifton Road, Balsall Heath.

£7.5m Balsall Heath Mosque plan approved by Birmingham council planners

Member of congregation complains that development is too large as planning committee give the Clifton Road mosque the green light 

Martineau Galleries

MPs demand urgent action at "eyesore" Martineau Galleries

Councillors and MPs have called for the owners of Martineau Galleries to get moving and redevelop the site, which is larger than the Bullring

An ornamental lion at Zara's on Broad Street

Row over lions at Broad Street restaurant Zara's

The Victorian Society has spoken out after two lions have been added to the entrance of the Grade II-listed Zara’s restaurant

David Chance, Lloyds Bank Commercial (left), with Mark Blake from Lea Marston Hotel

£2m expansion for Sutton Coldfield hotel Lea Marston

Work has begun at Lea Marston Hotel on a scheme to increase in size by a fifth, create jobs and add 30 new bedrooms

Carluccio’s restaurant announced as part of Solihull town centre renaissance

The Italian restaurant will front a new four-storey building at the Mell Square shopping centre

Videos & Photos

Alison Brodie, Natalie King, Zoe Tranter and John Lands attend Wolfs' Champagne Networking event at Hotel Du Vin

Wolfs host networking event for key figures in property industry

The Kings Norton Mop on October 7, 1963. All images taken by Phyllis Nicklin.

WATCH: New film inspired by nostalgic pictures of Birmingham

The latest stage of the demolition of Birmingham's Central Library, pictured in February 2016

WATCH: Timelapse video shows Central Library demolition progress in January

In This Week's Paper

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Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor