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MP Liam Byrne

Liam Byrne vows sit-in if HS2 railroads deal to use land for jobs

Birmingham MP Liam Byrne has condemned HS2 Ltd for failing to listen to the concerns of Birmingham City Council and MPs.

Region's MPs keep it in the family as claims revealed

Jess Phillips, the newly elected MP for Yardley
Commons publishes allowances and interests

Friends of the Earth launches bid for Birmingham zero waste strategy

Friends of the Earth in Birmingham wants to see everything, including garden waste, recycled
Campaign group is lobbying the city council to adopt a more hard-line approach to waste recycling

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MP Liam Byrne

Liam Byrne vows sit-in if HS2 railroads deal to use land for jobs

Birmingham MP Liam Byrne has condemned HS2 Ltd for failing to listen to the concerns of Birmingham City Council and MPs.

Jess Phillips, the newly elected MP for Yardley

Region's MPs keep it in the family as claims revealed

Commons publishes allowances and interests

Friends of the Earth in Birmingham wants to see everything, including garden waste, recycled

Friends of the Earth launches bid for Birmingham zero waste strategy

Campaign group is lobbying the city council to adopt a more hard-line approach to waste recycling

Bike giveaway: Council cabinet member for sustainability Lisa Trickett with Phil Woodward of Raleigh

Off yer bike: West Midlands among lowest numbers of UK cyclists, with Birmingham in decline

City council argues Birmingham Cycle Revolution, which is seeing £60 million invested in ‘bike-friendly’ initiatives over six years to 2018, will see decline reversed

Special planning policy to tackle crowded Birmingham suburb gets council approval

Residents and businesses demanded action to stop the spread of student houses and traffic and parking chaos

Bordesley Green is one of four campuses to stage a staff walkout tomorrow

South & City College Birmingham staff to stage mass walkout

Rising anger over plans to axe 34 jobs as cuts in region's higher education sector continue to bite

Chris Keates, general secretary of NASUWT, says it was inevitable pupil premium funding would have little impact

'Inevitable' cash for poorer pupils would fail says NASUWT

New report from National Audit Office on pupil premium funding finds the cash has yet to make an impact

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has outlined new plans to combat extreme views among schoolchildren

New bid to prevent another Trojan Horse

Education Secretary outlines plans to combat homophobia and extreme views among schoolchildren

Birmingham teaching unions slam tougher exam plans

Government's mission to introduce pupil performance targets and more stringent testing branded 'turbulence for schools'

Right to Buy sales drop in the West Midlands

New research says just under 1,200 social homes were sold in the 2014/15 fiscal year which was a decrease of over seven per cent

Peter Salmon, director of BBC England

BBC chief Peter Salmon outlines expansion plans - for the North

Vision portrayed by head of BBC England contrasts sharply with his thoughts on the West Midlands made a few weeks ago in the Post

Businesses in Bournville are voting on whether to form the Lifford BID

Voting begins for new Birmingham BID

Companies in Bournville, Cotteridge, Kings Norton and Stirchley will decide over next month whether to form the Lifford BID

City council leader Sire Albert Bore is keen to further Birmingham's links with China

Sir Albert Bore keen to build on China links

City council leader addressed EU President Jean-Claude Juncker and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during speech at conference in Brussels

UKIP council candidate Steve Latham, standing in Sandwell. Taken from his website

UKIP candidate Steve Latham in Facebook rant about mixed-race marriage

Would-be councillor said: “We face Europe’s fusion with the Third World. The interracial marriage produces each year thousands of young people of mixed race.”

The home in Tiverton Road, Selly Oak

Selly Oak traffic congestion and student houses need to be tackled say residents

Residents calling for measures to stem tide of student houses and solve traffic and parking problmes as a new Selly Oak planning policy is set be adopted by Birmingham City Council

Anne Underwood

'More powers down the line' if council is created

Residents set for ballot on creation of Sutton Coldfield town authority.

Mr Samuel Galton, The Younger (1753-1823).

How Birmingham cashed in on the Napoleonic Wars

A new book has revealed the controversial story behind the Birmingham family which provided the pistols, cannons and muskets so necessary in defeating Napoleon at Waterloo.

Two houses which could be bulldozed to make way for a Kings Norton supermarket

Kings Norton homes to bulldozed after surveyor's report

Houses would cost £137,000 to fix but could be done up by anyone on Homes Under The Hammer, says a city councillor

RTC between a cyclist and a number 67 bus on Lancaster Circus in Birmingham

Deadliest cycle routes in the West Midlands revealed

Four cyclists injured a day as figures highlight West Midlands' most dangerous roads

Birmingham Central Exchange in Newhall Street in 1922

How a city answered the call when the time came

  • BT

Birmingham's BT Tower looms large over the city - but its roots run even deeper. Enda Mullen speaks to the telecom firm's head of archives, David Hay, about why it is so connected to the city.

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CircleHealth's private hospital plan for Pebble Mill site

A move by traders from the Birmingham Wholesale Markets site is a step closer

Birmingham Wholesale Markets vision a step nearer

Peter Salmon, director of BBC England

BBC chief Peter Salmon outlines expansion plans - for the North

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