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Carters of Moseley named Good Food Guide’s Readers’ Restaurant of the Year

Carters' success comes after Birmingham was snubbed in the latest Good Food Guide after none of the city’s restaurants made the top 50

£17,000 appeal to move Birmingham photographer Vanley Burke's flat to Ikon Gallery

Vanley Burke's flat. Picture: Vanley Burke
The renowned photographer was born in Jamaica in 1951 but has lived in Birmingham since 1965

Artist Imbue - 'The Banksy of Brighton' - to exhibit works at Custard Factory

Artworks by Imbue
Imbue creates street art and stickers, stencils and posters, which often appear overnight

Property of the week: Live like an Earl in £475,000 Bretby Hall

Lord Chesterfield Suite, Bretby Hall, Bretby, Derbyshire
The apartment is known as The Lord Chesterfield Suite after the former owners of this landmark house. Grade II* listed Bretby Hall was originally the home of the Earls of Chesterfield

Pictures: Barber Institute of Fine Arts in Birmingham unpacks a Picasso

Robert Wenley (deputy director) and John van Boolen (curatorial technician) manoeuvre the Picasso painting
Going on display on Friday, August 29, Woman Sleeping in a Chair will be at the gallery until March 2015
Opus Restaurant

New Opus bar to bring continental dining experience to city

Restaurant group to open third venue in Birmingham and sprinkle a taste of Barcelona on One Snowhill

Birmingham restaurants snubbed in Good Food Guide top 50

Birmingham's Michelin-starred restaurants: Purnell's, Turners, Adam's and Simpsons
Despite Birmingham boasting four Michelin star restaurants none made it on to the prestigious list

Restaurant plans lodged for 130 Colmore Row

130 Colmore Row which is set to be transformed into a restaurant
Chinese investors show their hand for Grade II building following landmark investment deal earlier this year
Regimental Sergeant-Major George Beck, of 1st Warwickshire Regiment.

Midland soldier's poignant war diary reveals Christmas truce of December 1914

A Midland soldier lived through the incredible Christmas Truce of December 1914 - and now his diaries are being published.

Influential Warwickshire historian was antiquary to the stars in the 1600s

Sir William Dugdale in 1656
An influential historian from Warwickshire was antiquary to the stars in the 1600s. Chris Upton reports

Coventry-born architect set out to create a utopian dream in America

New Harmony in Indiana as it looks today. Thomas Whitwell sailed to America in 1825 to see his scheme come to fruition.
A Coventry-born designer joined forces with a social reformer to build a unique community in the US, writes Chris Upton
Honda Civic Tourer 1.8 i_VTEC SR

Motoring Road Test: Sleek Honda Civic Tourer stands out from the crowd

Edward Stephens enjoys packing as many bags as possible into this spacious estate car

Motoring Road Test: Audi A3 Cabriolet Sport is a stylish drop-top on road to street cred

Audi A3 Cabriolet
Looks are everything when it comes to convertibles, writes Edward Stephens

Cool and compact with road presence

Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class SUV
Mercedes-Benz's new GLA model is a class act, writes Edward Stephens
Oak Cottage in Pershore Road, Stoulton, Worcestershire.

Home of the day: £445k Oak Cottage in Pershore Road, Stoulton

There are attractions both inside and out of this village property which has been made bigger and better, says Alison Jones

Home of the day: £1,100,000 property in Lyttelton Road, Droitwich Spa

Lyttelton Road in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire.
The use of exposed timber enhances the appeal of this much improved Worcestershire home, reports Alison Jones

Property of the week: Live like an Earl in £475,000 Bretby Hall

Lord Chesterfield Suite, Bretby Hall, Bretby, Derbyshire
The apartment is known as The Lord Chesterfield Suite after the former owners of this landmark house. Grade II* listed Bretby Hall was originally the home of the Earls of Chesterfield

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Oak Cottage in Pershore Road, Stoulton, Worcestershire.

Home of the day: £445k Oak Cottage in Pershore Road, Stoulton

Carters of Moseley

Carters of Moseley named Good Food Guide’s Readers’ Restaurant of the Year

Lyttelton Road in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire.

Home of the day: £1,100,000 property in Lyttelton Road, Droitwich Spa

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Graeme Brown
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Business Reporter
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Business Reporter
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