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Coun Deirdre Alden

Birmingham councillor Dierdre Alden hits back at critics over cycle storm

Edgbaston Tory Coun Deirdre Alden said the plan to create a ‘Cycle City’ was discriminatory, provoking a storm of protest

Snobs: An exclusive look at the new home of Birmingham's oldest nightclub

Plasterer Paschal Morrissey from Solihull with the new wall of faces, a well known feature of the old Snobs

20 artists' impressions of New Street Station reveal how £600m project has evolved

An early impression of the new New Street Station shows the Pallasades shopping centre as part of the plans
As one of the biggest redevelopment projects Birmingham has ever seen, New Street Station has found itself the subject of much design debate

Scottish 'Yes' vote could put Walmley at the centre of country

Calder Green pub in Walmley, Sutton Coldfield - could this be the new centre of the UK?
Sutton Coldfield village could be new centre of the country if Scotland decides to the leave the United Kingdom

Birmingham City Council job losses down to 'disproportionate' budget cuts says GMB union

Birmingham City Council which has announced job losses of up to 6,000
GMB organiser Gillian Whittaker said the changes proposed by the city council would be felt across Birmingham

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Coun Deirdre Alden

Birmingham councillor Dierdre Alden hits back at critics over cycle storm

Edgbaston Tory Coun Deirdre Alden said the plan to create a ‘Cycle City’ was discriminatory, provoking a storm of protest

Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty

Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti to speak at Birmingham Law Society event

A qualified barrister, Ms Chakrabarti was a panel member for the Leveson Inquiry, the judicial inquiry into the culture, practice and ethics of the UK press, which focused on the phone hacking scandal

Sir Chris Hoy of Great Britain

Peter Sharkey: Scottish sport could face funding challenge in longer term

South of the border, Englishmen are torn by the apparent desire of large numbers of Scots to break away and go it alone.

Jonathan Walker: Midlands devolution fever could end in tiers

The House of Commons in London
In the wake of the Scottish referendum there are calls to change the way England is governed.

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Plasterer Paschal Morrissey from Solihull with the new wall of faces, a well known feature of the old Snobs

Snobs: An exclusive look at the new home of Birmingham's oldest nightclub

An early impression of the new New Street Station shows the Pallasades shopping centre as part of the plans

20 artists' impressions of New Street Station reveal how £600m project has evolved

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Graeme Brown
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Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
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Ben Hurst
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Jonathan Walker
Political Editor