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Birmingham's first 'dry bar' part of £1m push to combat drug and alcohol abuse

Steven Dixon, who beat a 15-year addiction with alcohol and drugs to establish city charity Changes UK, has unveiled a new bar free from alcohol

CGI of the rebranded Central Square shopping complex in Erdington

Call to BAN new fried chicken takeaways from opening in Erdington

Coun Gareth Moore calls on Erdington developer to go for 'classier' restaurants

CGI of &More Coffee House which will open next month in The Colmore Building

New Birmingham café to launch backed by former Pizza Express chief

Contract caterer co-owned by Luke Johnson will open next month in the heart of the Colmore Business District

CGI shows 'B23 Square' - the new name and new look for Central Square

Four-screen cinema plan part of major Erdington town centre revamp

City planning chiefs expected to approve project to revitalise 'outdated and unattractive' 1960s shopping mall

Lasan's owner Jabbar Khan is keen to see more support for independent restaurants over chains

Restaurants being 'pushed out' of Birmingham city centre by big chains

Reputation as a food haven is on the line, claim city's independent restaurateurs

Marco Pierre White's restaurant on the 25th floor of The Cube.

Marco Pierre White to open fourth new restaurant in Birmingham

The Michelin starred chef turned restaurateur is to open Italian cafe

The Be At One in Camden, London

New late night cocktail bar opening in Birmingham

Be At One will be opening a branch in Birmingham's Piccadilly Arcade

Walsall's Waterfront scheme is set to welcome four more restaurant units

New restaurants coming to Walsall Waterfront project

Latest plans will see four new venues built at regeneration scheme which will finally complete 17-acre development

Bond Wolfe's managing director James Mattin

Little Dessert Shop to open new venue

Third site for dessert and ice cream outlet as deal agreed for former Pizza Hut site in West Bromwich

Brum Yum Yum's Duncan Stanley brings the magic of the Kings Heath monthly market to Southside every Saturday for Streetfood Speakeasy

Brum Yum Yum to set up permanent street food venue in city

Street food experts Brum Yum Yum will run the outdoor dining centre near Arcadian

Tom Biddle, Executive chef at Park Regis Birmingham

Does this hotel toilet have the best view of the city? This and other things we have discovered at Park Regis Birmingham

Park Regis, one of the most prominent hotels in Birmingham opens on March 29 - here's what we love about it

The first look at the new bar The Botanist in Temple Street Birmingham.

The Botanist cocktail bar reveals plans to expand

The popular cocktail bar has been granted permission to convert a former gym  

Inside 200 Degrees' coffee shop in Nottingham

New independent coffee shop and barista school to open in Colmore Row

200 Degrees Coffee has agreed a ten-year lease at the historic Grand Hotel building after it underwent redevelopment

A new food court is set to be built in the shadows of the Beorma Quarter's Adagio apart-hotel

International food court to open at Beorma Quarter

New plans have been brought forward for five-storey complex where 'East meets West' to capitalise on forthcoming regeneration in Digbeth

1000 trades is set open in Frederick Street later this year

Third new craft beer bar to open in Jewellery Quarter

Independent venue will be called 1000 trades and join a growing list of new bar launches in city's historic manufacturing quarter

The King Prawn Diavola classic pizza

Zizzi to give away pizza for £1 at new Brindleyplace restaurant

Italian chain set to launch new Brindleyplace eatery - by offering £1 pizzas in aid of Cancer Research

Prezzo restaurant at The School Yard, Harborne, Birmingham.

Pizza chain Prezzo could open new venue in Moseley

The restaurant company is looking at the site first earmarked by Boston Tea Party

Rosie Ginday of Miss Macaroon

Success tastes good for Miss Macaroon

Food entrepreneur Rosie Ginday targeting 100 jobs after producing her millionth macaroon

The sign is up! Saint Pauls House is getting ready to open its doors in March

New boutique hotel to open in Jewellery Quarter

Saint Pauls House will have 31 rooms and a restaurant when it opens in St Paul's Square next month

Restoration of the old George and Dragon is progessing ahead of its new life as The Pig & Tail

Pickled Piglet owners to launch new venture in derelict Jewellery Quarter pub

Former George and Dragon set to reopen this summer as The Pig & Tail as husband and wife team expand business with second venue

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Easton House is a well-presented detached home in Aston Flamville, Leicestershire.

This equestrian idyll is worth the ride to Leicestershire to see

The second class pool reopening at Moseley Road Baths in 2012

World Monuments Fund boost to Moseley Road Baths campaign

Birmingham's first 'dry bar' part of £1m push to combat drug and alcohol abuse


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