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Westside BID gets go-ahead

Broad Street BID was wound-up at the end of March this year, with businesses balloted on its successor organisation at the end of June

New opening hours for Library of Birmingham

New opening hours have been announced by the Library of Birmingham
Brasshouse Language Centre will also relocate from Sheepcote Street as battle to bring library into wider use continues

Fears over smaller Birmingham city council

Inside the Birmingham Council House Council Chamber
Councillor: Axing 20 seats will increase workload and deter candidates with careers

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Westside BID gets go-ahead

Broad Street BID was wound-up at the end of March this year, with businesses balloted on its successor organisation at the end of June

New opening hours have been announced by the Library of Birmingham

New opening hours for Library of Birmingham

Brasshouse Language Centre will also relocate from Sheepcote Street as battle to bring library into wider use continues

Inside the Birmingham Council House Council Chamber

Fears over smaller Birmingham city council

Councillor: Axing 20 seats will increase workload and deter candidates with careers

Images of Pluto as painted by Birmingham artist David A. Hardy in 1990 - predicting how the New Horizons probe mission would find the body

Artist's vision of Pluto proves out of this world

Birmingham-based artist David A Hardy has described his delight at the incredible pictures beamed back from Pluto which bear a remarkable resemblance to his own predictions created 25 years ago.

New Sutton Town Council could pave way for others to follow

More districts could now demand more powers.

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with Abdullah Rehman before delivering a speech at Ninestiles Academy in Birmingham.

Muslim group welcomes PM's extremism crackdown in UK

A Birmingham community group has welcomed David Cameron's controversial crackdown on extremism - announced at a city school.

The quality housing created by Cadbury and the Bournville Village Trust in the early 1900s

Blow for 'shameful' plan to force Bournville Village Trust to sell off housing

House of Lords amendment to Charities Bill is welcomed by Bournville Village Trust.

Birmingham school complaints after Trojan Horse

A new 'whistleblowing' system introduced in the wake of the Trojan Horse scandal has seen 30 worried teachers or parents complaining about Birmingham schools in just six months.

CGI of new residential facility in Longbridge for staff working at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine

Enthusiastic welcome for Longbridge apartment block

City planners back new development which will bring together 180 staff working for the Royal College of Defence Medicine at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Richard Lane, Managing Partner; Monica Macheng, Alex Robinson, John Rouse, all Wright Hassell.

Business professionals put their quiz prowess to the test for charity

Wright Hassall hosted 33 teams at its quiz night held at the firm’s Olympus Avenue offices in aid of its charitable trust.

Soho Loop plans for 500 homes, shops and gym at Birmingham canalside

The scheme on the old BCN Main Line canal, aims to transform 12 acres of land near City Hospital with 504 new homes and a new cycle bridge

Thomas Keogh (left) and former Lord Mayor Mike Leddy with the winning design for the new Birmingham flag

Winning design unveiled for new Birmingham flag

Red, yellow and blue design takes inspiration from Bullring and Birmingham's reputation as the city of a thousand trades

Drivers in the West Midlands will soon be allowed to submit footage from dashcams to police exclusive

West Midlands Police to use 'dashcam' footage

Region's force will allow people to submit video of poor driving to be considered for prosecution case

The Google Digital Garage in the Library of Birmingham exclusive

Google offers boost to troubled Library of Birmingham

Digital training base will help soothe pain of cuts to staff and hours as council tries to mitigate against major budget cuts

Birmingham's housing crisis deepens with larger shortfall

New fears over where to build homes in the city with population set to surge as number of homes needed rises by a further 5,000 units

Andrew Mitchell MP

Police Federation officials should face disciplinary over 'Plebgate'

Independent Police Complaints Commission says West Mercia and Warwickshire police officers should be charged with gross misconduct

NASUWT general secretary Chris Keates

Teaching unions in Birmingham attack 'distraction' of pupil targets

Government under fire over its plans to target 'coasting' schools which some say is a quick path to academisation

The Post's campaign calling for a fair deal from the BBC

Fairer BBC funding part of reform green paper

Post campaign gains traction with government as new paper from Department for Culture, Media and Sport highlights issue of 'regional delivery' from corporation

Max Caller, chairman of the Local Government Boundary Commission

Birmingham to lose 20 councillors under vision for new-look council

Key recommendation from Boundary Commission is that authority will downsize to 100 elected members from 2018

More damning findings on Birmingham City Council

Interim progress report six months after being given a year to improve paints a bleak picture for Europe's largest local authority

Videos & Photos

New opening hours have been announced by the Library of Birmingham

New opening hours for Library of Birmingham

CGI of redevelopment plans for former Birmingham Post & Mail building showing view from Whittall Street

Former Post & Mail project approved despite 'Marmite' claim

Planning officers have come in for criticism over the parking provision for the regeneration of the old Swan Kettleworks factory

'Birmingham is not Beijing' warns councillor as Kettleworks scheme approved

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