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CBSO announces Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla will be next Music Director

The Lithuanian conductor replaces Andris Nelsons as the next Music Director of the CBSO

Street art by Inkie, a feature of City of Colours which returns in June

City of Colours festival boosted by Arts Council grant

Digbeth street art event will definitely take place this summer after £35,000 in funding is awarded to festival making its first return to the city

Lucy Hutchinson - Blonde

Art Council Collection heading to Birmingham Museums Trust thanks to £600,000 award

Birmingham awarded National Partner status for Arts Council Collection

Business Growth Fund backs Castleton Technology for international expansion

Sutton Coldfield software firm secures £4.5 million in new funding to acquire rival and support further growth

Sarah Kent has become the new majority shareholder following an MBO at Whistle PR

MBO at Whistle PR

Birmingham agency founded in 2012 now under majority control of managing director as it embarks on a new chapter

New directors at Big Cat (from left) Marv Robson, Hannah Davies and Christie Galloway with founder Anthony Tattum

New senior team at Big Cat

Jewellery Quarter-based PR, marketing and design agency promotes a pair and adds a new face to its management

uberASSIST is being launched in Birmingham today

Uber launches new taxi service in Birmingham

App is attempting to broaden its reach with new uberASSIST which aims to help those with disabilities and access needs

Julian Lloyd Webber has been named president of the Birmingham and Midland Institute

Lloyd Webber named new Birmingham and Midland Institute president

Conservatoire principal cements his place in the city with one-year tenure at prestigious lecture and exhibition institution

New Arts Council England funding for West Midlands photography project

Grant will be used to support photographers who wish to exhibt work and also inspire the next generation to become involved in the sector

From left: Jaspal Sahota, Ranbir Sahota and Nic Corns from Vitis PR which has launched a new office in Scotland

Jewellery Quarter agency expands north of the border

Vitis PR eyes a new market after launching an office in Fife following series of client wins

Tim Andrews has been named the new chief executive of Birmingham City Ladies FC

Hollywood Monster chief joins Birmingham City Ladies

Senior management boost as Tim Andrews is appointed new chief executive of Women's Super League club

The Synapse Information team

Synapse eyes international expansion with new funding

HSBC provides £500,000 funding package which has enabled Birmingham-based tech firm to recruit new staff and plan for office launches in Australia and the US

Global turmoil bites in 2016 Birmingham Post Rich List

Exporters hit in the pocket while property magnates cash in as we reveal the annual countdown of the region's highest earners

Richard Smith

Birmingham Post Rich List 2016: No.41 - Richard and Brenda Smith

Contracts with retailers all over the world continue to make a success of Coventry-based IT consultancy PCMS, founded by Richard and Brenda Smith

Yifan Ling

Former BCU student draws in millions of fans

Since attending Birmingham university Yifan Ling has garnered worldwide success and legions of fans

Mike Bandar (left) and James Vardy, co-founders of Turn Partners

New backing for Instagram app developer

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based Turn Partners will use new funding to accelerate growth of its 'Hopper' app

More calls for the BBC Charter renewal to increase investment in the Midlands

'Time to end the silence' on future of BBC Midlands

MP Steve McCabe demands answers in regional funding row as BBC Charter renewal debate continues

Anita Bhalla is to receive an honorary doctorate from BCU

BBC Asian Network founder to receive honorary doctorate

Anita Bhalla is also chairwoman of Birmingham Town Hall and Symphony Hall and will be recognised by Birmingham City University

Horace Panter of The Specials

Horace Panter turns old images of Birmingham into something special

The musician-turned-artist is among several to have recreated photographs by Phyllis Nicklin of 1950s Birmingham

Sofia Hulten

Longlist of artists for Big Art Project revealed

Crunch time for £2m project to create work which it is hoped will symbolise Birmingham

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Paul Mourton, Get A-Head trustee; Tom Bromwich, Get A-Head chairman

Get A-Head's annual ball raises thousands for cancer charity

Proposed designs for a new mosque in Clifton Road, Balsall Heath.

£7.5m Balsall Heath Mosque plan approved by Birmingham council planners

Pictures: New mosque will unite wider community, architect claims

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor