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Eileen Atkins as Mother Sawyer in The Witch of Edmonton at Swan Theatre, RSC

Review: The Witch of Edmonton, RSC, Swan Theatre

Sarah Probert suffers some slow dialogue but still enjoys a truthful tale of witchcraft centuries ago

Warwickshire CCC first team matches plan for ex-M&B Brewery ground

Colin Povey at Edgbaston
The club will take ownership of the former M&B Brewery sport ground at Cape Hill in early November, which will be run as a community facility

£1,650,000 Eyton Hall in Shropshire

Eyton Hall at Eyton upon the Weald Moors in Telford.
The origins of this striking property in Shropshire were as a home for a contemporary of Darwin's, writes Alison Jones

2015 Ashes test at Edgbaston 'will boost Birmingham by £26.4m'

Australia's Mitchell Johnson and England's Stuart Broad during the 2009 Ashes Test at Edgbaston
The figure was revealed today by Marketing Birmingham with exactly nine months until the long-awaited England-Australia Test Match

Library of Birmingham to host launch of Best British Short Stories

Author M John Harrison will be one of the readers at the launch of the Best British Short Stories anthology
 This year's version of the anthology is dedicated to Joel Lane who died last year aged 50
Plough & Harrow owner Robert Smith (left) and manager Paul Smyth (right) with Manoj Patel, senior business manager with Barclays

Plough & Harrow bought out with £750k backing from Barclays

New owner buys out previous shareholders to launch Hagley Road hotel into new era

Pictures: Red Lion pub work given green light after concerns

The bar at the former Red Lion pub in Soho Road, Handsworth
The Post sent a photographer to the treasured pub to see whether its key features remained intact amid concern on social media

Would you go fine-dining with children?

Shea Stevenson, 11, takes notes while his dining companion enjoys herself at Piccolino restaurant
Eat The Street art project asked kids to review Birmingham restaurants.
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.

Birmingham builder honoured with blue plaque

The man responsible for some of Birmingham's finest buildings has been honoured with a blue plaque. Chris Upton reports

How Digbeth trams used to look

Tram turns from Rea Street into Digbeth
Archived photo shows a time gone by as public consultation launches for Metro extension to Digbeth and Eastside

Birmingham Museums Trust gets £398,000 grant for local history project

View across Chamberlain Square to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and Birmingham Town Hall
The Museums Trust has been awarded the £398,000 grant to support its ‘Representing Birmingham’ project.
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.
Astley Hall Cottage in Astley, Worcestershire.

Astley Hall Cottage in Worcestershire

A listed building linked to a fine hall has the potential for extension or to receive an income, reports Alison Jones

£1,650,000 Eyton Hall in Shropshire

Eyton Hall at Eyton upon the Weald Moors in Telford.
The origins of this striking property in Shropshire were as a home for a contemporary of Darwin's, writes Alison Jones

£550k mews property in Hockley Heath

2 The Mews which sits next to Umberslade Hall in Pound House Lane, Hockley Heath.
The style of the next door property has rubbed off on this unusual period cottage, reports Alison Jones

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Astley Hall Cottage in Astley, Worcestershire.

Astley Hall Cottage in Worcestershire

Eyton Hall at Eyton upon the Weald Moors in Telford.

£1,650,000 Eyton Hall in Shropshire

2 The Mews which sits next to Umberslade Hall in Pound House Lane, Hockley Heath.

£550k mews property in Hockley Heath

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