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Two new Birmingham traveller sites to be built

Councillor says the former industrial land in Aston should be reserved for housing local people

Former Post & Mail project approved despite 'Marmite' claim

CGI of redevelopment plans for former Birmingham Post & Mail building showing view from Whittall Street
Councillor says 14-storey building is likely to divide opinion in the city as green light given to build offices and 115 flats

New Sutton Town Council could pave way for others to follow

More districts could now demand more powers.

Fears over smaller Birmingham city council

Inside the Birmingham Council House Council Chamber
Councillor: Axing 20 seats will increase workload and deter candidates with careers

Artist's vision of Pluto proves out of this world

Images of Pluto as painted by Birmingham artist David A. Hardy in 1990 - predicting how the New Horizons probe mission would find the body
Birmingham-based artist David A Hardy has described his delight at the incredible pictures beamed back from Pluto which bear a remarkable resemblance to his own predictions created 25 years ago.

Business In Pictures

Two new Birmingham traveller sites to be built

Councillor says the former industrial land in Aston should be reserved for housing local people

Ralph Minott, director of development at Calthorpe Estates (left), and Guy Thompson, director with Bilfinger GVA

Bilfinger GVA wins Pebble Mill management brief

Property consultancy will provide ongoing facilities and property management services across the Edgbaston estate and act as joint letting agency

CGI of plans to convert Beechenhurst House in SellyOak into 55 student flats

Former Selly Oak home of John Nettlefold to become student flats

Plans for high-end accommodation in old home of renowned industrialist who lived there following his marriage to Martha Chamberlain

CGI of redevelopment plans for former Birmingham Post & Mail building showing view from Whittall Street

Former Post & Mail project approved despite 'Marmite' claim

Councillor says 14-storey building is likely to divide opinion in the city as green light given to build offices and 115 flats

The Amphitheatre at the Library of Birmingham

A 2007 vision for library finally starting to take shape

Local government correspondent Neil Elkes remembers a vision for the new library from eight years ago which is only now starting to bear fruit

Birmingham Labour group must clamour for change or get behind Sir Albert Bore

Sir Albert Bore
Few seem to grasp seriousness of Improvement Panel's damning review of Birmingham City Council

Videos & Photos

New opening hours have been announced by the Library of Birmingham

New opening hours for Library of Birmingham

CGI of redevelopment plans for former Birmingham Post & Mail building showing view from Whittall Street

Former Post & Mail project approved despite 'Marmite' claim

Planning officers have come in for criticism over the parking provision for the regeneration of the old Swan Kettleworks factory

'Birmingham is not Beijing' warns councillor as Kettleworks scheme approved

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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