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104-106 Hagley Road could be given a new life as student accommodation

Redevelopment of John Madin building set for go ahead

Underused 104-106 Halgey Road could be brought back to life as latest project targeting Birmingham's student population

Blended images show how decades have changed Birmingham

A blended image showing how Kings Heath High Street in Birmingham has changed over the years
Images created using digital  technology show how the region we live in today looked quite so different decades before

200,000 families reaping the benefits of Jaguar Land Rover's success

Jeremy Hicks, Jaguar Land Rover UK managing director
The Midland car-maker’s growth - which shows no sign of slowing - has seen its workforce doubled since 2008 and thousands of further jobs created in the UK supply chain

Persimmon poised for green light to start Selly Oak Hospital regeneration

CGI of the first phase of the former Selly Oak Hospital redevelopment
Planning chiefs due to green light first phase of major regeneration to turn former south Birmingham hospital site into new housing estate

Clive Reeves PR wins Colmore Food Festival brief

Clive Reeves, whose PR agency will promote the 2015 Colmore Food Festival, with Ann Tonks, director with restaurant group Opus, and Michele Wilby, executive director of Colmore Business District (seated)
City centre agency signed up to promote annual festival which will this year feature 25 bars and restaurants from business district

Business In Pictures

The name's Bond: Brummie Bond

John Clancy suggests a way of linking investment directly to positive assets in Birmingham such as housing, infrastructure and long-term venture capital investment

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Midland GPs struggle as 50,000 register in two years

South and central Birmingham surgeries have seen patients numbers grow by 3.4 per cent

Conservation staff at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery working on 'The arming and departure of the knights of the round table on the quest for the Holy Grail'.

Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller: I'd rather have met William Morris than Andy Warhol

Jeremy Deller is curator of Love is Enough, an exhibition of William Morris and Andy Warhol at Birmingham's Gas Hall

CGI of the first phase of the former Selly Oak Hospital redevelopment

Persimmon poised for green light to start Selly Oak Hospital regeneration

Planning chiefs due to green light first phase of major regeneration to turn former south Birmingham hospital site into new housing estate

Energy on the Coalition backburner

It has to be said it's galling to see one of the Coalition parties hijack the "Great Charter of the Liberties" for political gain, when the Government's record on legal aid "reform" has seen justice disgracefully denied for many vulnerable people.

They say they're fighting for every vote - but the parties are targeting a few key seats

They don't like to talk about it but sometimes top politicians admit this general election campaign is really targeting a small number of voters

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Jeremy Hicks, Jaguar Land Rover UK managing director

200,000 families reaping the benefits of Jaguar Land Rover's success

CGI of the first phase of the former Selly Oak Hospital redevelopment

Persimmon poised for green light to start Selly Oak Hospital regeneration

A blended image showing how Kings Heath High Street in Birmingham has changed over the years

Blended images show how decades have changed Birmingham

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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
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Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor