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Kirsty promoted to new role at intellectual property specialists Forresters

Ms Gallagher will be leading firm’s business development activity

Former Google director and BYPY winner to speak at RethinkMedia 2015

Jodie Cook, founder of JC Social Media, will be among the guest speakers at Rethink Media 2015
Birmingham City University's third annual digital media conference will focus on emerging trends in the sector

Crumbled Birmingham Queensway tunnels sign could be recreated for university exhibition

The now-replaced Queensway tunnel sign, recognisable to thousands of drivers
Timber Queensway signs were removed from tunnels and replaced with new electronic warning billboards which can instantly alert drivers to a crash or hold up ahead

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Kirsty promoted to new role at intellectual property specialists Forresters

Ms Gallagher will be leading firm’s business development activity

Jodie Cook, founder of JC Social Media, will be among the guest speakers at Rethink Media 2015

Former Google director and BYPY winner to speak at RethinkMedia 2015

Birmingham City University's third annual digital media conference will focus on emerging trends in the sector

The now-replaced Queensway tunnel sign, recognisable to thousands of drivers

Crumbled Birmingham Queensway tunnels sign could be recreated for university exhibition

Timber Queensway signs were removed from tunnels and replaced with new electronic warning billboards which can instantly alert drivers to a crash or hold up ahead

New recruits at Gough Bailey Wright, Simmie Korotane (left) and Sarah Taylor

New faces at Gough Bailey Wright

Worcestershire PR and marketing agency grows team to work on clients such as Drayton Manor and Bovis

Sir Simon Rattle, taken by Rory Coonan with a Victorian plate camera in 1982

Rare plate camera picture of Sir Simon Rattle to show at National Portrait Gallery

Unpublished photograph of the former City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conductor has been acquired to mark his 60th birthday

Robert Plant on stage at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall

Rich List 2015: No.36 - Robert Plant

The ex-Led Zeppelin singer has amassed quite a fortune - but it could have been so much more had he got into bed with Richard Branson

Richard Smith of PCMS

Rich List 2015: No.39 - Richard and Brenda Smith

Company that supplies retail software to some of the world's biggest names has remained strong for decades

Founder of Memrica Mary Matthews

Memrica develops app to aid dementia sufferers

Company based at Innovation Birmingham Campus is seeing people to join testing group to help bring new app to market later this year

Mark Payton, managing director of Mercia Fund Management

Mercia Technologies backs nDreams with £450k investment

Warwickshire specialist investor makes second three payments as it seeks to continue supporting 'emerging stars'

PR agency Liquid is moving to a new base in Birmingham city centre

New Birmingham base for Liquid

Worcestershire PR agency will relocate this month to a new home in the heart of the Colmore Business District

Gisela Stuart

MP blasts BBC after journalism apprentice interviews held in London and Salford

Gisela Stuart has written to director general Tony Hall to complain that the BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme would not take place in Birmingham despite overtures about taking the city seriously

Bobby Friction

BBC moves Bobby Friction show from Birmingham to London

Unions hit out at broadcaster which invests less in the Midlands than any other UK region

Sir Simon Rattle conducting the CBSO at Birmingham Symphony Hall.

Recordings of Sir Simon Rattle conducting CBSO to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3

Never heard before recordings of the former CBSO conductor and the orchestra will be played as part of a celebration of his birthday

Andris Nelsons

Who will replace Andris Nelsons at CBSO?

Christopher Morley looks at those in the frame to replace the CBSO principal conductor

From left: Ed Thompson of Lancaster Haskins, Connect PR founders Hazel Crawford and Rob Hampton and Richard Griffiths from Higgs & Sons

Connect PR acquires Seal Communications

Wolverhampton practice buys Shrewsbury-based rival which once ran one of the largest agencies in Birmingham

From left: James Hurley, IT director at DRP; Mike Bridges, IT divisional head with EBC Group; April Pearson-Myatt, financial director at DRP and Richard Lane, managing director at EBC Group

DRP appoints EBC as new IT partner as part of five-year plan

Kidderminster communications agency says Halesowen company will help them grow

One of the images in a chalkboard project which asked people why they loved Birmingham

Photography project chronicles why people love Birmingham

Verity Milligan captured local people around the city as part of wider campaign to promote Birmingham called 'EpicBrum'

Signwriter Joby Carter

Birmingham City University to host typography lectures

BCU to celebrate city's contribution to the development of typography and the work of John Baskerville

Geoff Sims

Former mac chief executive Geoff Sims dies

Passionate advocate for the arts had 25-year association with Edgbaston arts centre and was a keen supporter of emerging talent and arts for all

Tommy Nagra will leave his role as head of BBC Birmingham at the end of March after just 14 months in the post

BBC Birmingham chief Tommy Nagra to leave role after one year

Mr Nagra will return to his previous job in Salford after an 'exhilarating and challenging year' and will be replaced by BBC Academy director Joe Godwin

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Ramada Mailbox hotel put up for sale

Jodie Cook, founder of JC Social Media, will be among the guest speakers at Rethink Media 2015

Former Google director and BYPY winner to speak at RethinkMedia 2015

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