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The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

£30m boost to Birmingham cycling scene

The city council has been awarded a £22.1 million Department for Transport grant which, topped up with £7.9 million local funding

Flights from China to Birmingham across the summer announced

Birmingham International Airport
Flights from Beijing will bring thousands of Chinese tourists to the region, as Birmingham Airport uses Shakespeare to promote itself in the Far East

West Midlands museums to share £3m funding boost

1100s line up at the Heritage Motor Centre - one of nine sites to share in £3m worth of Arts Council England funding
Nine sites including Birmingham Museums Trust to share investment which will help museums make the most of development opportunities

Labour MP suggests coalition deal - with the Conservatives

Gisela Stuart
If there's a hung Parliament after May 7's general election then Labour could form a Government in coalition with the Tories, says Birmingham MP Gisela Stuart

BBC can't ignore Midlands after licence fee overhaul, MP claims

BBC in Birmingham
Proposals for a catch-all levy to fund the BBC must mean it funds all regions fairly, Birmingham MP says

Business In Pictures

Personal finance changes are more revolution than evolution

Peter Sharkey assess some of the key issues affecting the sector in 2015 ahead of the Birmingham Post's first 'Quarterly Personal Finance Report' supplement

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

£30m boost to Birmingham cycling scene

The city council has been awarded a £22.1 million Department for Transport grant which, topped up with £7.9 million local funding

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

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Birmingham International Airport

Flights from China to Birmingham across the summer announced

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

£30m boost to Birmingham cycling scene

BBC in Birmingham

BBC can't ignore Midlands after licence fee overhaul, MP claims

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