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BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by production industry

Senior industry figures say the television production sector in Birmingham has been crushed with BBC investment largely focused on all regions but the Midlands

Birmingham Cathedral launches 300th anniversary photo competition

Birmingham Cathedral in the morning
Cathedral is called for iconic images of the building, square and the people drawn to it to mark landmark birthday

New Art WM: Annuale exhibition aiming to make it easier to buy from region's contemporary artists

Rafal Zar, 'Wisdom' from a series called 'Allegories', size 127x101cm, 2014, Oil on canvas
All exhibited artwork will be on sale, with price-tags ranging from £93 to £3,500

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BBC in Birmingham

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by production industry

Senior industry figures say the television production sector in Birmingham has been crushed with BBC investment largely focused on all regions but the Midlands

Birmingham Cathedral in the morning

Birmingham Cathedral launches 300th anniversary photo competition

Cathedral is called for iconic images of the building, square and the people drawn to it to mark landmark birthday

Rafal Zar, 'Wisdom' from a series called 'Allegories', size 127x101cm, 2014, Oil on canvas

New Art WM: Annuale exhibition aiming to make it easier to buy from region's contemporary artists

All exhibited artwork will be on sale, with price-tags ranging from £93 to £3,500

Royal Photographic Society remains concerned over future of archives at the Library of Birmingham

Library of Birmingham photo archive 'still at risk'

Royal Photographic Society says it remains concerned for the future of the nationally recognised archive and four staff following recent budget cuts at library

Emma Larkin, founder of AllinAll Events

New events company AllinAll launches

Former marketing manager for Town & Country Inns sets out stall with corporate events and wedding party planning firm

The Parkside Building sitting comfortably next to Millennium Point in Eastside

Panel to decide on £2m public artwork for Birmingham

The formation of the selection panel is the latest stage of the Birmingham Big Art Project (BBAP), which is aiming to raise £2 million to create an iconic piece of permanent public art for the city.

Tim Andrews, from Hollywood Monster, has flown to Japan to run in the 2015 Tokyo Marathon

Hollywood Monster chief heads east for Tokyo Marathon

Tim Andrews and Turkish Airlines aiming to raise £5,000 for fledging Birmingham charity LoveBrum

Actress and writer Meera Syall

Visiting a library tops findings of city's 24-hour culture survey

The survey, carried out in October, revealed most people felt appreciating arts and culture kept their mind stimulated

Chi Onwurah MP is among the guest speakers at the Greater Birmingham Digital Summit

Greater Birmingham Digital Summit aims to push businesses to digital future

Event will see the launch of the results of a digital audit of business in Birmingham as well as presentations from speakers from blue-chip companies like Google and Microsoft

New recruits at Core Warren Clarke and Lydia Stockdale

Core boosts PR and design team

City centre agency adds former journalist and graphic designer to team following spate of client wins

mac birmingham will host Symposium: Awkward Bastards next month

mac birmingham to host diversity debate

Academics and leading artists from the UK and US will descend on Birmingham next month to debate issues such as behaviour and culture

Virgin Media

Virgin Media unveils 1,400 jobs boost in Birmingham

A total of 6,000 jobs are being created with the entire apprenticeship intake trained at Virgin’s Birmingham headquarters

Young Rewired State Festival of Code

Young Rewired State Festival of Code heading to Birmingham's ICC

The event sees young people build  apps, websites, games and write algorithms to solve real-world problems

Paul Hill, photographed in 2004, holding one of his prints at the Central Library

Library of Birmingham: Photographer Paul Hill welcomes reprieve for image archives

Mr Hill was among a group of the Midlands’ most influential photographers who campaigned against savage cuts

Orchestra of the Swan

Review: Orchestra of the Swan at Birmingham Town Hall

The unfortunate ringing of a mobile phone contributed to shaky start at this latest performance by the Orchestra of the Swan, writes Christopher Morley

The Uber app being used as the car-sharing service

Apps Uber and GetTaxi to battle for Birmingham

Mobile services to pit black cabs and private hire against each other in the city as they launch in Birmingham on the same day

Sue Summers, chief executive of Finance Birmingham which has launched a new joint venture

Finance Birmingham launches joint venture to support digital sector

Business body teams up with Ascension Ventures and will work with key industry figures to support early stage digital and tech companies

Filmmaker Paul Stringer from arts social enterprise Beatfreeks with performing artists

Equinox coming to Birmingham Digital Week

Five days of workshops and an award ceremony will be held next month to engage more young people in photography, film and design

European projects assistant Kate Martin (left) and senior manager for European projects Katherine Fuller, both of Innovation Birmingham, with the 2014 Pioneers into Practice cohort

Innovation Birmingham hunts climate change pioneers

Latest €400,000 programme launches to find green stars to develop services and products to be at the forefront of climate change

Adam Bennett.

Midland chef Adam Bennett misses out at Bocuse D'Or

The head chef at The Cross in Kenilworth falls short in international competition held in France

Videos & Photos

An artist's impression of the proposed Icknield Port Loop development near Edgbaston Reservoir

9,000 Midland house plots 'sat on' by Homes and Communities Agency

John Painter and Phil Taylor at the Resource Efficiency Forum.

Support for businesses using renewable energy

The ICC in Birmingham

FSB Small Business Expo heading to ICC Birmingham

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