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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

Amazing images of the BT Tower being built

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More than 50 years have passed since work started on the building and these rare pictures from BT’s archives show the toil that went into creating the 499ft structure

New compact Jaguar 'could see sales double'

Jaguar Land Rover's high hopes of cracking fleet market with latest models

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

Colmore Row in 1953
The Post presents a second gallery of nostalgic images courtesy of the Brumpic website showing how Birmingham looked in a completely different era

Whisky Birmingham festival to return next year

Stewart Buchanan (right), brand ambassador at The BenRiach Distillery Company, with visitors to the 2014 Whisky Birmingham festival
Third event for lovers of the famous drink will enjoy a larger festival in Digbeth with more than 150 whiskies on show
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

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse and Hotel Indigo to undergo £200k refurb

Laurent-Perrier Champagne Bar at The Cube which was refurbished earlier this year
New look for restaurant and hotel at The Cube as pair commence their fourth year of trading in Birmingham

New Jewellery Quarter grocer launches in eight-foot loading bay

Chris James has opened The Eight Foot Grocer in the Jewellery Quarter
Former restaurant manager has followed dream of opening own business by relocating from London to start an independent grocery
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

Pictures: Discovered images of 1,000 Mile Trial of 1900

1,000 Mile Trial of 1900 with John Scott Montagu in a 1899 Daimler B973
A new photo album at the National Motor Museum shows the race which took place during the first days of the motor car and is now seen as a pivotal moment in motoring history

Spitfire exhibition to open at Birmingham's Thinktank

The Spitfire hanging at Thinktank in Birmingham
A new Spitfire exhibition is to open at Thinktank in Birmingham in April 2015 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

New compact Jaguar 'could see sales double'

Jaguar Land Rover's high hopes of cracking fleet market with latest models

£4.5m car auction proves classic stuff

People enjoying the motoring treasures at The Classic Motor Show, held at the NEC in Birmingham.
The Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show saw 65,000 car-lovers head to Birmingham's NEC in an event hailed by organisers as "the best ever".

Jaguar Land Rover pledges to produce a self-drive car within ten years

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept
Jaguar Land Rover told MPs it plans to build cars which gave motorists the option of driving for themselves or letting the vehicle take over.
Keewaydin in Worcester Road, Clent.

£995k Keewaydin in Clent

Look out across countryside to a local beauty spot from a pre-war house that is packed with potential, writes Alison Jones .

Fine four-bedroom Edgbaston home has been completely reconstructed

Richmond Hill Road in Edgbaston.
Hard work has certainly paid off in this handsome Edgbaston house - and there is the potential to do more, reports Alison Jones

£845k The Cottage in Pedmore

The Cottage in Quarry Park Road, Pedmore.
The unusual character of this Pedmore property is obvious right from the outset, writes Alison Jones .

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Amazing images of the BT Tower being built

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

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

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

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