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The old Royal Mail tunnel from The Mailbox to New Street station

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Modern Mailbox hides underground secret

Original tunnel used for moving mail quickly across Birmingham still sits under former sorting office

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Victorian Masonic Hall shines out of Mailbox's shadow

The Masonic hall on Severn Street in Birmingham city centre
The building, constructed in the early 1800s, sits in the shadow of its high-end neighbour but offers its own charm and glint at the past

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Photos reveal former Odeon cinema lost to time

Screen, in the old Odeon cinema
Unit at the foot of Scala House in Holloway Circus has sat untouched since cinema closed 26 years ago

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The old Royal Mail tunnel from The Mailbox to New Street station

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Modern Mailbox hides underground secret

Original tunnel used for moving mail quickly across Birmingham still sits under former sorting office

The Masonic hall on Severn Street in Birmingham city centre

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Victorian Masonic Hall shines out of Mailbox's shadow

The building, constructed in the early 1800s, sits in the shadow of its high-end neighbour but offers its own charm and glint at the past

Screen, in the old Odeon cinema

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Photos reveal former Odeon cinema lost to time

Unit at the foot of Scala House in Holloway Circus has sat untouched since cinema closed 26 years ago

The conservation team has to deal with all manner of objects in different shapes and sizes

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery gives glimpse into yesteryear

Trust is responsible for the governing and managing of seven individual sites across the city including Aston Hall and Weoley Castle

Ballroom at the Grand Hotel

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Inside reborn Grand Hotel

Vision to breathe new life into hotel and civic centrepiece in Colmore Row is slowly taking shape

Images from the Birmingham Post's Flickr page

The Birmingham Post's top Flickr pictures of 2014

The Post's team has trawled through hundreds of images sent to our Flickr page this year to come up with our favourite 30 - let us know your favourite

The court building's Great Hall, stained glass windows run the course of the room and show iconic figures from city's past

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Victoria Law Courts became jewel in 'terracotta city'

City was described as 'a city of terracotta' and the attractive material enabled the creation of elaborate and decorative façades - especially at Birmingham Magistrates' Court

Ballroom at the Grand Hotel

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces back for 2014

Architecture project has grown and now returns for a second trip around the insides of Birmingham's most interesting buildings

Programme details revealed for Birmingham's local TV station

New channel born from the ashes of City TV will broadcast more than 80 hours of television per week

Rebel Uncut to launch tech hub for young coders

Independent production company to lead new hub for city's next generation of software experts from its Jewellery Quarter base

New Art West Midlands: Alexandra Darby, Chrysophobia #1 (2014)

New Art West Midlands: Best emerging artists get chance to exhibit at major galleries again

Visitors will see painting, sculpture, photography, performance, installation and video works from 30 of the West Midlands’ most promising artists

Birmingham Press Club launches new student media awards

Internship with Birmingham Post publisher among series of work experience opportunities available to winners of inaugural awards

Colmore Row in 1953, one of many pictures on the Brumpic website

Pictures: More of Brumpic's scenes of Birmingham from yesteryear

The Post presents a second gallery of nostalgic images courtesy of the Brumpic website showing how Birmingham looked in a completely different era

A rare, double-sided panel featuring an image of Christ’s Nativity at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Pictures: Rare Nativity artwork arrives at Barber Institute of Fine Arts

The Flemish panel is dated around 1520 and painted by Antwerp Mannerist Jan de Beer

Mark Payton, managing director of Mercia Technologies

Mercia Technologies raises £70m ahead of AIM float

Warwickshire investor will use new capital to bolster senior team and grow as 'leading national player' in development of tech businesses

Winners at the Social Enterprise West Midlands Awards

Region's social enterprises recognised at awards

Mindful Gifts, a company that provides appropriate gifts and activities for dementia sufferers, Blu Rocket Design, a graphic design agency with a passion for pro-bono support and John Taylor Hospice were among the main winners at the Social Enterprise West Midlands awards.

John Lewis

Armchair shopping surge at John Lewis

Solihull head of branch Julie Blake described the growth in online trade as “incredible”

The frontage of Snow Hill Station in 1963 - one of the many photos from Brumpic's archive of old photos of Birmingham

Pictures: Brumpic's nostalgic archive proves social media hit

What started as a Twitter account 14 months ago to show off old photos of the city has become a huge hit both in Birmingham and as far afield as Russia and Australia

Stewart Buchanan (right), brand ambassador at The BenRiach Distillery Company, with visitors to the 2014 Whisky Birmingham festival

Whisky Birmingham festival to return next year

Third event for lovers of the famous drink will enjoy a larger festival in Digbeth with more than 150 whiskies on show

New Digbeth record company Stoney Lane Records hopes to showcase local talent

Fazeley Studios based company Stoney Lane Records is named after a former West Bromwich Albion home ground. Peter Bacon finds out more from guitarist and now label boss Sam Slater

Videos & Photos

The old Royal Mail tunnel from The Mailbox to New Street station

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Modern Mailbox hides underground secret

A computer-generated image from inside Curzon Street HS2 Station facing New Canal Street, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan

Washwood Heath jobs breakthrough as committee calls on HS2 to adjust plans

The Masonic hall on Severn Street in Birmingham city centre

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Victorian Masonic Hall shines out of Mailbox's shadow

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