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CGI of the new Primark at Old Square in Walsall

Primark's new Black Country store ready for launch

£7.8 million Old Square Shopping Centre to welcome discount clothing retailer as major development marks key milestone

City Arcade to house new craft beer café

City Arcade where a new craft beer and coffee bar could be opening soon
New company plans to open 'Tilt' in Grade II* listed precinct and hopes to breathe a bit of life into partially vacant centre

Beorma Quarter apart-hotel Adagio announces opening

Launch date confirmed for completion of new apart-hotel as one of city's longest-running property sagas finally bears some fruit

Old Droitwich coach house given quite a transformation

Glebe House is a Grade II listed conversion, tucked away at the end of a rural track amongst a handful of exclusive properties in Hampton Lovett, Droitwich.
A functional space has been turned into a family home in this impressive conversion

Mountain Warehouse and Caffè Nero take space in Solihull

Two more retailers have joined Mell Square in Solihull
National chain agree ten-year deals with IM Properties to take units at Mell Square shopping centre
Jake Hollier and his new venture Jake's Coffee Box in Eden Place

New coffee 'pod' opens in old BT phone box

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Venture launches in Birmingham city centre a week after originally planned as new life is brought back to vacant old phone booths

City Arcade to house new craft beer café

City Arcade where a new craft beer and coffee bar could be opening soon
New company plans to open 'Tilt' in Grade II*-listed precinct and hopes to breathe a bit of life into partially vacant centre

Mountain Warehouse and Caffè Nero take space in Solihull

Two more retailers have joined Mell Square in Solihull
National chain agree ten-year deals with IM Properties to take units at Mell Square shopping centre
An image taken in Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook, in 1959 gets the blended treatment

Images of Birmingham in days gone by get blended treatment

Images from Chamberlain Square, Five Ways and Sparkbrook are also among our latest batch to be blended with those taken decades apart

When Birmingham went all out for Olympic glory

Birmingham’s audacious - and ultimately doomed - attempt to host the 1992 Summer Olympics has mostly faded from memory - but it is 30 years since it was announced in 1985.

Tributes to Midland skate maker who got Europe rolling

Derek John Morris
Derek Morris, the man behind Solihull-based Morris Vulcan Ltd and MV Sports and Leisure, helped transform the UK’s toy industry over several decades.

Eight amazing facts about roads

From musical roads to the businessman who built his own toll road, we take a look at some surprising facts about the asphalt beneath our wheels.

Car review: 2015 Honda Jazz 1.3 i-VTEC SE Navi

Less weight, sharper steering, better interior quality and new infotainment system – but is the new Honda Jazz fun to drive?

James Bond's new Aston Martin DB10 is the 'most exclusive ever'

Only ten of Aston Martin DB10 models are being built - and all of them are being used in the new Bond movie, Spectre.
Glebe House is a Grade II listed conversion, tucked away at the end of a rural track amongst a handful of exclusive properties in Hampton Lovett, Droitwich.

Old Droitwich coach house given quite a transformation

A functional space has been turned into a family home in this impressive conversion

Victorian virtues in large and charismatic Moseley home

The double fronted home in Ascot Road, Moseley, dates back to the Victorian era.
Every room is full of character in a house which takes its cues from the past

Acclaimed mix of gothic revival and the modern

The Porch House in Green Lane, Malvern, Worcestershire.
There is another chance to buy in this award-winning church conversion as a second town house is offered for sale

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Glebe House is a Grade II listed conversion, tucked away at the end of a rural track amongst a handful of exclusive properties in Hampton Lovett, Droitwich.

Old Droitwich coach house given quite a transformation

Travelodge and 7 Newhall Square in Charlotte Street where Co-op is hoping to open a new store

Co-op eyes Jewellery Quarter site for new food store

The double fronted home in Ascot Road, Moseley, dates back to the Victorian era.

Victorian virtues in large and charismatic Moseley home

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Graeme Brown
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Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
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Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
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Ben Hurst
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