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Chief executive of Balsall Heath Forum Abdullah Rehman and architect Joe Holyoak in Ladypool Road

Resounding 'yes' vote for Balsall Heath Neighbourhood Plan

Residents of Birmingham suburb back plan to give people a greater say in development and transport

City council boss Rogers' plea for level playing field

Birmingham City Council chief executive Mark Rogers
Birmingham City Council chief Mark Rogers calls on the Government to stop treating local authority officials "like children"

Britt Ekland's Mini is one of lots in Coys' classic car auction

A Rover Mini once owned by Britt Ekland
International auctioneers Coys are set to auction over 65 classic and sports cars at their regular autumn auction, The Spirit of Motoring

Sir Albert Bore accused of 'unanswered questions' by watchdog chair

Coun Waseem Zaffar has accused Sir Albert Bore of leaving unanswered questions over Service Birmingham
Corporate Resources Scrutiny committee chairman Coun Waseem Zaffar says he is seeking answers from authority's leader over Capita's Service Birmingham contract

Voting launches on Balsall Health neighbourhood plan

Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath
Key policy could shape future development and transport infrastructure in Birmingham suburb

Business In Pictures

NHS bungle left trainee West Midland GPs unable to practise

Fourteen trainee GPs in the West Midlands were suspended after an 'unacceptable' admin failure by NHS England, leaving them unable to work for weeks

CGI of the new Universities Centre at Innovation Birmingham Campus

New Universities Centre for Innovation Birmingham Campus

Pictures show latest stage of regeneration work on campus next to Aston University which will be aimed at helping SMEs engage with Birmingham's universities

New images of £100m Jewellery Quarter regeneration project

Consultation launches on Great Charles Place - to be built on Ludgate Hill Car Park - which will contain 320 apartments, leisure and office space as well as office units in a second phase

Manchester, heart of the Northern Powerhouse

The Chancellor won't fund major projects unless they're in the Northern Powerhouse

You can't get money out of the Treasury - unless it's for the Northern Powerhouse. So where does this leave Birmingham?

I think I finally understand why people like Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn says that 'people matter more than money' - and some voters haven't heard that before.

Videos & Photos

Steve McCabe MP wants to see new laws introduced to battle rogue landlords

MP Steve McCabe calls for new rogue landlords law

A Rover Mini once owned by Britt Ekland

Britt Ekland's Mini is one of lots in Coys' classic car auction

The Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Land Rover says Convertible Range Rover Evoque will still be a consummate off-roader

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