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Zip Textile Services expands thanks to Birmingham City Council funding scheme

Tyseley-based Zip Textile Services, which provides commercial laundry service to the hospitality sector, has completed an 18,500 sq ft extension as part of an expansion programme which will also see the creation of 40 new jobs

City councillors set for 40pc pay cut

Recommendation which was thrown out six months ago is back on the table after watchdog says 'pay outstrips responsibility'

Birmingham to Shannon service returns

Aer Lingus Regional relaunches its service to Irish town from summer 2015 to meet passenger demand

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Zip Textile Services staff at work

Zip Textile Services expands thanks to Birmingham City Council funding scheme

Tyseley-based Zip Textile Services, which provides commercial laundry service to the hospitality sector, has completed an 18,500 sq ft extension as part of an expansion programme which will also see the creation of 40 new jobs

City councillors set for 40pc pay cut

Recommendation which was thrown out six months ago is back on the table after watchdog says 'pay outstrips responsibility'

Birmingham to Shannon service returns

Aer Lingus Regional relaunches its service to Irish town from summer 2015 to meet passenger demand

I'm part of the "local comminity" boasts Conservative candidate

Education policy may not be the strong suit of Midland candidate Sue Arnold after poster spelling blunder

Members of the Bruntwood 10k team (from left) Philip Stephenson, Adam Soley, Rob Valentine and Steve Brooks

Bruntwood means business for Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k

Property company assembles strong line-up to tackle the Business Challenge in May with several runners aiming for sub 40 minutes

Professor David Bailey will be the guest speaker at the next BPS Birmingham event

Birmingham's needs from government top of event agenda

BPS Birmingham's latest event will hear from Professor David Bailey on what the city requires from the next government

Labour MP Ed Balls visited the Clock cafe in Bristol Street South, Birmingham

Ed Balls: The West Midlands has been shortchanged in the Budget

Ed Balls believes Birmingham and the West Midlands have been short-changed by Chancellor George Osborne in a Budget which promised better deals for Manchester and Cambridge alone.

Michele Wilby, BID executive director of the Colmore Business District

Birmingham 'shoppers' tax' is scrapped - for now

Birmingham City Council charge for business improvement districts would hit high streets, say Tories

MP Andrew Mitchell

Election set for men-only contests in parts of Birmingham

Voters in five West Midlands constituencies will not be given the chance to elect a female candidate.

Former Spitfire pilot Sid Cleaver.

RAF pilot Sid Cleaver: I saw the Spitfires and thought 'wow'

As Thinktank opens its doors to a new Spitfire Gallery Justine Halifax speaks to a former pilot

MG Rover workers leaving Longbridge in 2005 after learning of the collapse of the carmaker

Deloitte fine over Rover 'should go to workers'

Government backs calls for donation as accountants appeal pay-out.

Service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Operation Varsity.

Veterans recall huge Allied air drop to cross the Rhine

A band of brothers reunited in the Midlands to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the turning points of the Second World War.

Birmingham City Council will now hold all-out elections in 2018 - the first time in 14 years

Give backbench councillors a say, authority is told

Backbench councillors from all parties must have a say in reforms to Birmingham city council.

City Hospital, in Birmigham, one of the sites owned by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, which is planning to axe more than 1,400 jobs

Patient safety concerns at Midland hospital trust

Patient safety at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust has been branded 'inadequate' by inspectors.

A voter placing a ballot paper in the ballot box at a polling station

General Election 2015: Election fraud fears over missing voters

Almost 70,000 Birmingham voters have dropped off the electoral register since a strict new system was introduced.

Lichfield Cathedral

Push to propel Lichfield to cathedral elite league

Landmark Lichfield Cathedral is at the centre of a £20 million appeal to halt its disintegration.

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

Birmingham leader says HS2 rail link on track despite Shadow Chancellor's claim it should be delayed

Birmingham leader Sir Albert Bore insists Birmingham to northern cities HS2 phase 2 link going ahead after Ed Balls said build HS3 first

Serco handed control of Birmingham's leisure centres

The company will design and build four new swimming pools at Erdington, Stechford Cascades, Icknield Port Loop, in Edgbaston, and Northfield

Prime Minister David Cameron

David Cameron: Labour's high speed rail rethink is a "slap in the face" to Midlands

Prime Minister condemns Labour Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls for saying new east-west rail line should come before completing HS2

St Philip's Square with the Crimean War Memorial, Birmingham Cathedral and NatWest Tower in the background

Birmingham Cathedral gets £500,000 grant to carry out vital internal repairs

300-year-old building is one of 30 English cathedrals to get a share of The First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund

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Full extent of the Library of Birmingham's reduced opening hours has been revealed

Library of Birmingham to open six hours at weekends

CGI of new student development at 54 George Road looking across Islington Row Middleway

Calthorpe Estates eyes city's student market

Zip Textile Services staff at work

Zip Textile Services expands thanks to Birmingham City Council funding scheme

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