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New powers to stop more pubs opening in Digbeth and Erdington

New powers to control and limit pubs and off-licences in Erdington town centre and Digbeth adopted following complaints from residents, police and public health officials.

JLT - Gary Hawkins, Jon Miller, Rick Tooley, Adrian Lamasz, Gavin Lyons, Winning Team.

Hortons' Estate quiz raises thousands for Heartlands Hospital

Hortons' Estate raised £7,000 for Ward 19 at Heartlands Hospital at its annual quiz

Inside Birmingham Oratory in Edgbaston which is now on the 'At Risk' register

JRR Tolkien's childhood church added to 'At Risk' register

Historic England lists Birmingham Oratory in Edgbaston among those sites deemed to be in danger

Enormous housing scheme unveiled a stone's throw from Bullring

The long-awaited development of Connaught Square in Digbeth will see River Rea revealed for all to see again after it was hidden away in culverts for decades

Terrace outside £875,000 penthouse apartment in Galbraith House

Birmingham's 'most expensive' penthouse on sale hits market

Redeveloped 1970s city centre office block brought to market with £875,000 penthouse overlooking Birmingham's rooftops

Wildwood plans restaurant in Birmingham city centre

The chain has put forward plans for New Street eatery

The flat roof site (centre) of a potential new sky bar in Birmingham in between Grand Central and the Radisson Hotel

Birmingham is getting a THIRD sky bar

The 200-cover sky bar restaurant is planned close to Grand Central

CGI of plans for more than 200 new apartments in the Jewellery Quarter

£45m Jewellery Quarter deal paves way for 230 apartments

Spitfire and IM team up to develop vacant land in Newhall Street to create new flats and public space

CGI of plans to build 323 studios for students on the corner of Pershore Street and Upper Dean Street

Deal paves way for Birmingham student block

Bricks Birmingham Capital takes on development of more than 300 student bedrooms on site near Bullring and Wholesale Markets

600 jobs to go at Travis Perkins

Builders' merchant behind Toolstation and Wickes brands says future trading is difficult to predict as it eyes more than 30 branches for closure

Blueprint to deliver 5,000 new inner-city homes launched

The Greater Icknield and Smethwick Housing Growth Prospectus will drive £400 million development over five key brownfield sites in Birmingham and Smethwick

Millennium Point is celebrating its 15th anniversary

12 things you might not know about Millennium Point

Landmark Birmingham attraction is celebrating its 15th birthday this year after being built for £114m in 2001

Adam's restaurant in Birmingham voted third best in the UK - and in world Top 10

The Waterloo Street Michelin-starred restaurant falls from the top spot but is still highly rated by TripAdvisor

CGI of plans for Ringway Centre

Opinion: A grand sweep of 1960s brilliance

Mary Keating, from campaign group Brutiful Birmingham, says it is important to fight for the preservation of the city's old architecture in Smallbrook Queensway

From left: Paul Jones, Evenacre; Stuart Pratt and Andrew Mitchell, Godwin Developments; Peter Fowles, Sanderson Weatherall; Harry Benson, Evenacre; and Theo Holmes, CBRE

Colmore Row office block fully let after Godwin deal

Property developer and investor takes last remaining space within 122 Colmore Row which has recently undergone a major revamp

Smallbrook tower block could be higher

Birmingham planners show broad support for Ringway Centre redevelopment and suggest some improvements

An artist's impression of the forthcoming Charter Rooms Birmingham

Birmingham to get a gin school as Victorian themed bar unveiled for Great Western Arcade

Artist's impression offers first glimpse of new bar The Charter Rooms

Watch: New drone video captures final days of Central Library

Latest scenes from £500m Paradise project show demolition nearing the end at site of old Central Library and Adrian Boult Hall

Royalty cinema restoration group in talks with Heritage Lottery Fund

The Royalty Harborne Trust has  drawn up plans showing how three auditoriums can be created and the spaces used to screen movie blockbusters, stage productions or host events.


Chance of new Birmingham City stadium as part of 2026 Commonwealth Games bid

The cost and chances of delivering a new stadium will be considered by the committee looking at venues and costs for the Birmingham Games as part of the bid

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Nick Cross, SDL Bigwood; Rory Daly, Chief Executive, Bigwood; Rob Clifford, Century 21 Bigwood.

Century 21 Bigwood launch flagship offices

Kathryn Small, Nicola Fleet-Milne, Rebecca Simkiss, Suzie Branch-Haddow, Michael Shepherd, Tara Tomes.

Tara Tomes takes helm of networking group

JLT - Gary Hawkins, Jon Miller, Rick Tooley, Adrian Lamasz, Gavin Lyons, Winning Team.

Hortons' Estate quiz raises thousands for Heartlands Hospital

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