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The Smethwick Engine at Thinktank

World's oldest working steam engine is Birmingham Museums Trust's Object of the Month for March

The engine becomes the third of a series of objects of the month the museum will be unveiling through the Post to highlight the finest civic collection in England

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

£30m boost to Birmingham cycling scene

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.
The city council has been awarded a £22.1 million Department for Transport grant which, topped up with £7.9 million local funding

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The Smethwick Engine at Thinktank

World's oldest working steam engine is Birmingham Museums Trust's Object of the Month for March

The engine becomes the third of a series of objects of the month the museum will be unveiling through the Post to highlight the finest civic collection in England

1100s line up at the Heritage Motor Centre - one of nine sites to share in £3m worth of Arts Council England funding

West Midlands museums to share £3m funding boost

Nine sites including Birmingham Museums Trust to share investment which will help museums make the most of development opportunities

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

Gisela Stuart

Labour MP suggests coalition deal - with the Conservatives

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

Nir Erez, founder of Moovit, with VP Alex Torres

Public transport app Moovit launches in the Midlands

The launch follows a test phase which saw 40,000 people trialling the app throughout the region

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park

Skyride Birmingham: City council steps up search for replacement event

Last month the city council said it was unable to host a Skyride event in Cannon Hill Park

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

As the clock ticks down on the last year of production of the Land Rover Defender, Enda Mullen visits the production line in Solihull

Packington Landfill in the 80's.

End of an era for Packington Landfill

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.

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.

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

Windsor Street Gasworks, in Nechells will be developed

East of Birmingham growth and jobs drive is launched

Birmingham City Council reveals vision to create 9,000 jobs in deprived half of city as HS2 relents over land dispute

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by Tory, Labour and Lib Dem MPs

Politicians from the three top parties call for greater investment in the Midlands from the broadcaster, which invests far more per head in every other region

Abortion law on sex selection splits Midland MPs

Proposed laws making it clear that it is illegal to have an abortion because of the sex of the potential child were backed by a number of MPs

Pictures: Birmingham canals blighted by rubbish, syringes and oil slicks

Post reader James Leyshon's photos show scenes which would likely put off visitors

BBC in Birmingham

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by production industry

Senior industry figures say the television production sector in Birmingham has been crushed with BBC investment largely focused on all regions but the Midlands

Escalator inside the Library of Birmingham which is facing a cull in staff and opening hours

Tories pledge to keep Library of Birmingham open all week

Alternative budget commitments from opposition city council members also claim they would scrap controversial 'garden tax'

Deadline looms for £15,000 small business competition

Winner will be announced at a glittering awards dinner being held at The Hawthorns on Monday March 16

Birmingham's Christmas market welcomed record visitors and income in 2014

Record numbers enjoyed Birmingham Christmas market

Takings and footfall were up last year with almost £400m spent and over five million people flocking to the city

BBC's studios and shop in The Mailbox in Birmingham

Outrage as 91% of Midland BBC licence fees spent elsewhere

MPs, civic and business leaders join Birmingham Post's call for broadcaster to stop ignoring the Midlands with investment rising in all UK regions but here

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The Smethwick Engine at Thinktank

World's oldest working steam engine is Birmingham Museums Trust's Object of the Month for March

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

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