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Lara Ratnaraja, freelance creative industries consultant; Dave Peebles, The Custard Factory; Chris Bryant, MP and John Kampfner, Creative Industries Federation

Chris Bryant MP outlines Labour's arts and culture pledges during Fazeley Studios speech

MPs tells delegates he cannot promise the same doubling and trebling of budgets because society lives in a different world at the moment

West Midlands museums to share £3m funding boost

1100s line up at the Heritage Motor Centre - one of nine sites to share in £3m worth of Arts Council England funding
Nine sites including Birmingham Museums Trust to share investment which will help museums make the most of development opportunities

Electric Cinema fears allayed after apartment plans withdrawn

The Electric Cinema in Birmingham City centre.
The owner of the oldest working cinema in the UK had feared the scheme would lead to its demise because of noise pollution complaints from residents

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Lara Ratnaraja, freelance creative industries consultant; Dave Peebles, The Custard Factory; Chris Bryant, MP and John Kampfner, Creative Industries Federation

Chris Bryant MP outlines Labour's arts and culture pledges during Fazeley Studios speech

MPs tells delegates he cannot promise the same doubling and trebling of budgets because society lives in a different world at the moment

1100s line up at the Heritage Motor Centre - one of nine sites to share in £3m worth of Arts Council England funding

West Midlands museums to share £3m funding boost

Nine sites including Birmingham Museums Trust to share investment which will help museums make the most of development opportunities

The Electric Cinema in Birmingham City centre.

Electric Cinema fears allayed after apartment plans withdrawn

The owner of the oldest working cinema in the UK had feared the scheme would lead to its demise because of noise pollution complaints from residents

BBC in Birmingham

BBC can't ignore Midlands after licence fee overhaul, MP claims

Proposals for a catch-all levy to fund the BBC must mean it funds all regions fairly, Birmingham MP says

The Suggested Rules of Health

From the archives: How to lead ‘healthier and therefore more cheerful life’ in Bournville

Set of rules state that if followed they could ensure you live ‘ten years longer than those who ignore them’

Nir Erez, founder of Moovit, with VP Alex Torres

Public transport app Moovit launches in the Midlands

The launch follows a test phase which saw 40,000 people trialling the app throughout the region

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by Tory, Labour and Lib Dem MPs

Politicians from the three top parties call for greater investment in the Midlands from the broadcaster, which invests far more per head in every other region

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

BBC's studios and shop in The Mailbox in Birmingham

Outrage as 91% of Midland BBC licence fees spent elsewhere

MPs, civic and business leaders join Birmingham Post's call for broadcaster to stop ignoring the Midlands with investment rising in all UK regions but here

The world premiere of 'Crowd Out' by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang presented by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group at Millennium Point, Birmingham, in June 2014

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group scheme that enables music lovers to pull the strings on a commission

A scheme where the public can commission a new piece of music has taken off for Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Christopher Morley reports

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

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Colosseum in Rome which has the same quality of life as Birmingham, suggests a new study

Birmingham matches Rome for quality of life

CWA director Steve Wedge

Seven Capital appoints CWA to city centre developments

Lara Ratnaraja, freelance creative industries consultant; Dave Peebles, The Custard Factory; Chris Bryant, MP and John Kampfner, Creative Industries Federation

Chris Bryant MP outlines Labour's arts and culture pledges during Fazeley Studios speech

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