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The Spitfire hanging at Thinktank in Birmingham

Spitfire exhibition to open at Birmingham's Thinktank

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.

Top flight apartments on show at Concord launch

A warehouse conversion aims to kick start residential regeneration in Birmingham City Centre, writes Alison Jones

Review: Pitcairn, Malvern Festival Theatres

Richard Bean in Pitcairn at Malvern Festival Theatres
Richard Bean's play is both irritatingly confused and in dire need of re-shaping yet interlaced with moments of sheer delight, finds Richard Edmonds

Lack of support by Birmingham restaurants 'embarrassing' says St Basils

(From left) Chefs Chris Bratt-Rose, Luke Tipping, Andy Waters and Adam Stokes whose restaurants are taking part in Streetsmart 2014
Streetsmart scheme allows restaurants to add a voluntary £1 to each table's bill but Birmingham is failing to match other cities with levels of support

Review: Carmen, Birmingham Hippodrome

Welsh National Opera's revival of Bizet's Carmen
Richard Bratby takes in Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser's production of Bizet's Carmen with the Welsh National Opera
(From left) Chefs Chris Bratt-Rose, Luke Tipping, Andy Waters and Adam Stokes whose restaurants are taking part in Streetsmart 2014

Lack of support by Birmingham restaurants 'embarrassing' says St Basils

Streetsmart scheme allows restaurants to add a voluntary £1 to each table's bill but Birmingham is failing to match other cities with levels of support

Birmingham pub has a hit with US barbecue

Keith Marsden landlord of the Prince of Wales, Moselely.
Keith Marsden, owner of popular Moseley pub The Prince of Wales, has taken part in the BBQ Boot Camp, which is set to be screened on America TV, to hone his skills for his new venture, The Dark Horse

Pictures: First look inside Bar Opus at One Snowhill

Bar Opus at One Snowhill
New bar to open in key business district to take advantage of the thousands who visit the district every day
The Spitfire hanging at Thinktank in Birmingham

Spitfire exhibition to open at Birmingham's Thinktank

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.

Birmingham hero sailor saved girl after hell of Jutland

Signalman Albert Battersby
Teenage Birmingham war hero Signalman Albert Battersby, who survived the epic Battle of Jutland in 1916, returned home on shore leave and saved a young girl from drowning in a pond.

Birmingham builder honoured with blue plaque

John Bowen, a builder born in the mid-nineteenth century, who started out as a farm labourer and ended-up creating some of Birmingham's best-known buildings, including the iconic Victoria Law Courts.
The man responsible for some of Birmingham's finest buildings has been honoured with a blue plaque. Chris Upton reports
New Peugeot 108

Motoring Road Test: Peugeot 108 Allure

The new Peugeot 108 looks sleek and has plenty of kit on board. Edward Stephens takes it for a test drive.

Midlands businessman recreates classic British car killed off by Second World War

The reborn Atalanta
Staffordshire businessman Martyn Corfield is set to bring Atalanta Motors back to life after efforts to create one of the supercars of the time were cut short by the outbreak of the Second World War with production ending in 1939.

Motoring Test Drive: Skoda Rapid Spaceback Greenline

Skoda Rapid Spaceback 1.6 TDI SE DSG
Edward Stephens is over the moon with this latest incarnation of the Skoda Rapid, which builds on the model's major selling points - room and economy.

Top flight apartments on show at Concord launch

A warehouse conversion aims to kick start residential regeneration in Birmingham City Centre, writes Alison Jones

Detached home in a Moseley cul-de-sac that is fit for a queen

Elizabeth Road in Moseley.
An impressive property on Elizabeth Road in Moseley which marks a significant period in history, reports Alison Jones

£1m Marlpit Cottage close to Chadwick End

Marlpit Cottage in Netherwood Lane, Chadwick End.
An area of natural beauty offers the perfect surroundings for this charming country cottage, near Solihull, writes Alison Jones

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Top flight apartments on show at Concord launch

Elizabeth Road in Moseley.

Detached home in a Moseley cul-de-sac that is fit for a queen

Marlpit Cottage in Netherwood Lane, Chadwick End.

£1m Marlpit Cottage close to Chadwick End

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