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Fundraiser Ann Fowler and actor Jerome Flynn are doing the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k in aid of the Global White Lion Protection Trust

Game of Thrones actor to start Great Birmingham 10k

Jerome Flynn will also run the city race after after being recruited by fundraiser to support animal charity

Harriet Harman's Pink Bus tour hits the West Midlands

Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman and Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls along with Parliamentary candidate for North Warwickshire Mike O'Brien visit the Sertec manufacturing plant in Coleshill
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls joined Labour's deputy leader on campaign trail in target North Warwickshire constituency

Six Birmingham city councillors to step down at local elections

A round-up of those servants to the city who have decided to call time on their political careers with the local authority

Backlash as BBC recruits just 1 in 50 staff in Birmingham

The Mailbox - home of the BBC in Birmingham
Post investigation reveals the city is overlooked in recruitment as most roles are filled in London or Salford despite pledge to devolve spending to the regions

Nostalgic look at Birmingham Wholesale Markets ahead of £500m scheme

Birmingham Wholesale Market in 1978.
The markets site has a unique heritage and here we take a look back over its time as a thriving hub in the city centre

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An 3d aerial view of the areas designated for regeneration immediately surrounding Curzon Street HS2 Station, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan updated

Conservatives vow to extend Birmingham enterprise zone to Curzon Street

George Osborne has announced an expansion of the city centre enterprise zone to take in the regeneration area around Curzon HS2 Station

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Negligence claims cost West Midlands hospitals £45m

The Heart of England NHS Trust, which runs Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals, had the biggest bill in the region – £13.9 million for 2013-14

Trojan Horse troubleshooter to take over city's education

Colin Diamond will succeed current education director Sally Taylor in interim capacity until   permanent replacement is found

Birmingham Wholesale Market in 1978.

Nostalgic look at Birmingham Wholesale Markets ahead of £500m scheme

The markets site has a unique heritage and here we take a look back over its time as a thriving hub in the city centre

Energy on the Coalition backburner

It has to be said it's galling to see one of the Coalition parties hijack the "Great Charter of the Liberties" for political gain, when the Government's record on legal aid "reform" has seen justice disgracefully denied for many vulnerable people.

They say they're fighting for every vote - but the parties are targeting a few key seats

They don't like to talk about it but sometimes top politicians admit this general election campaign is really targeting a small number of voters

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Coun James Hutchings is one of six elected members stepping down at the 2015 Local Elections next month

Six Birmingham city councillors to step down at local elections

The Mailbox - home of the BBC in Birmingham

Backlash as BBC recruits just 1 in 50 staff in Birmingham

Birmingham Wholesale Market in 1978.

Nostalgic look at Birmingham Wholesale Markets ahead of £500m scheme

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In This Week's Paper

Journalists

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