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Midlands 'should be like Scotland or Wales' for BBC

MPs have urged the BBC to make the Midlands its principal focus after ministers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland teamed up to negotiate the new charter

Cressida Cowell to open children's department at Foyles' Grand Central store

CGI of the new Foyles store which will open in Grand Central next month
London-based bookstore chain will open its sixth venture next month and has also released a new CGI of how it will look

Petalite bids to raise £300k to launch rapid smartphone charger

Leigh Purnell, founder and inventor of Petalite
Birmingham tech company has developed product which can re-charge devices in 15 minutes and is seeking new funding to start mass production

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Midlands 'should be like Scotland or Wales' for BBC

MPs have urged the BBC to make the Midlands its principal focus after ministers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland teamed up to negotiate the new charter

CGI of the new Foyles store which will open in Grand Central next month

Cressida Cowell to open children's department at Foyles' Grand Central store

London-based bookstore chain will open its sixth venture next month and has also released a new CGI of how it will look

Leigh Purnell, founder and inventor of Petalite

Petalite bids to raise £300k to launch rapid smartphone charger

Birmingham tech company has developed product which can re-charge devices in 15 minutes and is seeking new funding to start mass production

The cast of new BBC TV show Danny and the Human Zoo

Lenny Henry's plea for more investment in West Midlands TV production

Actor and comedian says more is needed in the region and hopes to bring more work to the Midlands

One of the giant 'eyes' which will greet visitors at the John Lewis entrance to New Street station

'Eyes' have it at New Street station development

Concept Sign and Display install giant media screens over three main entrances in what is believed to be a UK first for this type of project

Jane Ainsworth, head of Willoughby PR which has moved to a new home on the Calthorpe Estate

Willoughby PR makes Edgbaston move

PR and marketing agency finds new home on the Calthorpe Estate after 12 years to accommodate expanding team

Keith Noronha, managing director of Reynolds

Online brand vision for city cycle maker Reynolds

Design agency Traffic wins brief to promote Hall Green-based manufacturer and boost its digital and online presence

Folklore artist Jaz Dhami has criticised the BBC's decision to move the Bobby Friction show to London

Asian artists hit out at BBC after Mailbox strike

Corporation under fire over decision to move Bobby Friction show to London as Birmingham artist says move 'doesn't make sense'

BBC's studios and shop in The Mailbox in Birmingham

BBC Birmingham Asian Network staff 'angry and upset' as strike begins

Workers at The Mailbox have walked out today in protest at production cuts in Birmingham

Craig Ling and Hayley Longdin have been appointed as joint heads of PR and marketing agency Grayling in Birmingham

Grayling appoints joint heads of Birmingham office

PR and marketing agency promotes public affairs specialist and former journalist to lead only Midlands team in national firm

Mike Bandar (left) and James Vardy, co-founders of Turn Partners which has just launched an Instagram scheduling tool called Hopper

Hopper's a hit on Instagram

New scheduling tool devised by Innovation Birmingham Campus company enjoys fruitful launch on global photo-sharing website

Veejay Lingiah , chief executive of Learning Labs, which has signed a deal to supply Tesco with its FlashSticks

FlashSticks signs supply deal with Tesco

Britain's biggest supermarket chain will stock language-learning tool created by Birmingham tech firm in 100 Tesco Extra stores

Bobby Friction

Asian Network staff to strike over BBC Birmingham production cuts

Staff have been angered by shows being moved out of Birmingham, following the likes of Coast, Countryfile and Hairy Bikers, which are all no longer produced here

Head of BBC Birmingham Joe Godwin at The Mailbox

Q&A: BBC Birmingham boss Joe Godwin gets real on funding

The former BBC Children's boss has had a baptism of fire in his new role heading up BBC Birmingham. Ahead of it starting to recruit for 100 HR jobs at The Mailbox, Mr Godwin spoke to head of business Graeme Brown about its future in the region and the Post’s demands for half of money raised in the Midlands to be spent here

The Birmingham Municipal Bank in Broad Street was among those featured in Hidden Spaces

Birmingham Post's Hidden Spaces nominated for media award

Popular supplement which gives a glimpse behind the doors of some of the city's forgotten buildings in final of Midlands Media Awards 2015

Design by Nora Wright, an illustration student at Birmingham City University who has won a work placement and award from Hallmark Cards

Birmingham City University student wins award and placement with Hallmark Cards

Nora Wright, whose work was spotted at New Designers show in London, will spend time with renowned design firm

The Birmingham team from Invisible Artists Global

Invisible Artists Global opens in Birmingham

Content creation agency adds to portfolio of global offices with second UK base in the Jewellery Quarter

Citypress' Birmingham team in its new office

New home for Citypress' Birmingham team

PR and communications agency moves to larger city centre home following period of staff growth and new client wins

New BBC digital training scheme launches

Initiative aims to help young unemployed people in Birmingham and Solihull learn digital and employment skills

Steve Dourass with South and City College Birmingham students and MG Motor UK staff

MG teams-up with South and City College students for social networking campaigns

The Longbridge-based firm’s forthcoming social media campaigns will largely be the work of students at South and City College Birmingham

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64 New Street could become the latest former bank building to house a café

Canadian coffee shop chain eyes former New Street bank

The project to take the Birmingham Wholesale Markets to Witton could be approved next week

New Wholesale Markets in Birmingham set for green light

CGI of the new Foyles store which will open in Grand Central next month

Cressida Cowell to open children's department at Foyles' Grand Central store

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