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Mr Samuel Galton, The Younger (1753-1823).

How Birmingham cashed in on the Napoleonic Wars

A new book has revealed the controversial story behind the Birmingham family which provided the pistols, cannons and muskets so necessary in defeating Napoleon at Waterloo.

Hotel plan for old Pype Hayes Hall dating back to Civil War

Gerry Poutney outside part of Pype Hayes Hall
Property investor to restore old Pype Hayes council offices to original glory

How a city answered the call when the time came

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Birmingham Central Exchange in Newhall Street in 1922
Birmingham's BT Tower looms large over the city - but its roots run even deeper. Enda Mullen speaks to the telecom firm's head of archives, David Hay, about why it is so connected to the city.

Former Michelin starred restaurant transformed into luxury apartments

Plot 4, Asquith House on Portland Road in Edgbaston.
The old home of Jessica's, one of Birmingham's first Michelin star restaurants, is nearing its launch as luxury apartments

The making of a very modern MG

Frontline Developments' MG Abingdon Edition
Frontline Developments started life in 1991 as a parts company for classic MGs
Marks & Spencer has taken the keys to its store in Longbridge for fit out

St Modwen hands over M&S Longbridge store

High street chain starts fit out of Midlands' biggest Marks & Spencer in time for Christmas opening

Edwardian Tea Room extends opening hours

Edwardian tea room at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is extending its opening hours
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery hoping to attract weekend visitors to café with new Friday night opening hours from next month

Aston Villa pledge to keep up the good work despite Restaurant VMF closure

VMF (Villa Midlands Food) is a unique training restaurant based at Aston Villa
Club says there will be no job losses, and strong community work will continue, despite restaurant's closure
Mr Samuel Galton, The Younger (1753-1823).

How Birmingham cashed in on the Napoleonic Wars

A new book has revealed the controversial story behind the Birmingham family which provided the pistols, cannons and muskets so necessary in defeating Napoleon at Waterloo.

How a city answered the call when the time came

  • BT
Birmingham Central Exchange in Newhall Street in 1922
Birmingham's BT Tower looms large over the city - but its roots run even deeper. Enda Mullen speaks to the telecom firm's head of archives, David Hay, about why it is so connected to the city.

University of Birmingham vows to rebuild Northfield Manor

Northfield Manor House, once home to George Cadbury, before it was ravaged by fire
Historic building gutted by fire last year will be develop 'to mirror original manor house' says vice-principal
Frontline Developments' MG Abingdon Edition

The making of a very modern MG

Frontline Developments started life in 1991 as a parts company for classic MGs

X-Perience the open road in a 4x4 estate

Seat Leon X-PERIENCE
The SEAT Leon ST estate car is practical and spacious with good performance levels.

Morgan to unveil electric 3 Wheeler

Morgan's prototype electric 3 Wheeler, the EV3
The EV3 is a prototype electric version of the Morgan 3 Wheeler, a vehicle which helped redefine the marque when it was launched in 2011
Plot 4, Asquith House on Portland Road in Edgbaston.

Former Michelin starred restaurant transformed into luxury apartments

The old home of Jessica's, one of Birmingham's first Michelin star restaurants, is nearing its launch as luxury apartments

Villagers raise a glass to deal which revives pub

Beech Green in Neenton, Shropshire, is a development by Floreat Homes.
A canny deal has seen a pub restored in return for permission to build houses in Neenton, Shropshire.

The properties going under the hammer in the latest CPBigwood auction

New Cottage in Groveley Lane, Northfield
Stone the crows! A familiar sounding edifice is set to go under the hammer at the next CPBigwood auction on July 2.

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Plot 4, Asquith House on Portland Road in Edgbaston.

Former Michelin starred restaurant transformed into luxury apartments

Beech Green in Neenton, Shropshire, is a development by Floreat Homes.

Villagers raise a glass to deal which revives pub

Gerry Poutney outside part of Pype Hayes Hall

Hotel plan for old Pype Hayes Hall dating back to Civil War

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Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor