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An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

Plans for V Building site set for go-ahead despite Alpha Tower concerns

Proposals for the new residential tower block at the Arena Central site have been earmarked for approval by planning officers

Skyride Birmingham: City council steps up search for replacement event

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park
Last month the city council said it was, unlike 16 other UK towns and cities, unable to host a Skyride event in Cannon Hill Park

Health chiefs deny fluoridation has led to thyroid conditions

Researchers investigated GP surgeries in the West Midlands which has the highest levels of water fluoridation in the country.

Capita partnership recycling Birmingham council money unless it finds new customers

The city council's joint venture with Service Birmingham should be torn up unless more IT packages can be sold to outside agencies.

End of an era for Packington Landfill

Packington Landfill in the 80's.
It has been announced that the Packington Landfill Site is going to close - but the new geological feature created by earth movements, will remain for ever.

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Health chiefs deny fluoridation has led to thyroid conditions

Researchers investigated GP surgeries in the West Midlands which has the highest levels of water fluoridation in the country.

A nuclear bomb

University of Birmingham's pivotal role in the invention of nuclear weapons

Two Edgbaston-based physicists changed the world with their calculations, writes Peter Douglas Osborn

An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

Plans for V Building site set for go-ahead despite Alpha Tower concerns

Proposals for the new residential tower block at the Arena Central site have been earmarked for approval by planning officers

The council chamber inside Birmingham Council House.

How many politicians does it take to run Europe's largest local authority?

The city's councillors are getting nervous as recommendations suggest their numbers should be reduced from 120 to 100

George Osborne wants Manchester - not Birmingham - to be UK's second economic powerhouse

Manchester cityscape
George Osborne believes the north of England, led by Manchester, can be as successful as the south - but the West Midlands isn't part of his plans

Videos & Photos

An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

Plans for V Building site set for go-ahead despite Alpha Tower concerns

Nir Erez, founder of Moovit, with VP Alex Torres

Public transport app Moovit launches in the Midlands

A vintage Land Rover, once owned by the Wilks family, in action on the famous Jungle Track at the Lode Lane plant in Solihull

End of the road draws near for Land Rover Defender

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Graeme Brown
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Business Reporter
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