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The Government has handed Birmingham City Council a grant to cover its recruitment costs for senior roles within the authority

City council receives £4.4m handout to cover recruitment costs

Government donates capital to help beleaguered authority recruit for five senior roles as it seeks to address fallout from Lord Kerslake's report

Former Solihull MP bounces back with a peerage

Former Liberal Democrat Solihull MP Lorely Burt gives her first interview since losing her seat.
Lorely Burt to become Baroness Burt of Solihull weeks after losing her seat in House of Commons

Legal & General plans major renovation for old Lewis's building

CGI of Temple Court which is being renovated by Legal & General after it acquired the building last year
Property arm of finance group acquired landmark site in Bull Street last year and will add a seventh floor alongside massive internal refurbishment

Davies Group enters bumper team in Great Birmingham Run

Runners (and a gorilla) approach the finish line of the 2014 Great Birmingham Run
Claims outsourcing company has signed up 30 runners to tackle the Business Challenge at next month's half marathon

Litter to be turned into cash in radical clean-up

Councillor Lisa Trickett and waste management boss Brendan Duffy launch the Bin it for Good campaign in Birmingham city centre
A radical plan to combat piles of litter in Birmingham city centre will see cash donations to charity if bins are kept filled

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Former Liberal Democrat Solihull MP Lorely Burt gives her first interview since losing her seat.

Former Solihull MP bounces back with a peerage

Lorely Burt to become Baroness Burt of Solihull weeks after losing her seat in House of Commons

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

Aston Martin headquarters at Gaydon

Aston Martin to expand apprenticeship scheme as part of growth plans

The Warwickshire-based sports car-maker has revealed plans to create an additional ten apprenticeships as part of its Second Century Plan

The project to take the Birmingham Wholesale Markets to Witton could be approved next week

New Wholesale Markets in Birmingham set for green light

City planners back relocation vision by IM Properties which would see city centre markets move to new home in Witton

Home Secretary Theresa May meets anti-extremism campaigners in Birmingham

Home Secretary is talking to the right people as she draws up new anti-extremism strategy

Efforts to tackle extremism recognised, the ongoing green belt saga and what will national politicians will make of our combined authority chief.

Why the Labour left is blind to what public really wants

Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn
Political editor Jonathan Walker examines the continuing debate over Jeremy Corbyn and his apparently unstopable march to victory in the Labour leadership contest

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The project to take the Birmingham Wholesale Markets to Witton could be approved next week

New Wholesale Markets in Birmingham set for green light

CGI of the proposal for the old tram depot which city planners rejected

Vow over Sparkbrook tram depot renovation despite council rejection

The cast of new BBC TV show Danny and the Human Zoo

Lenny Henry's plea for more investment in West Midlands TV production

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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