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Kimberley Wapplington, Smith Cooper; Nick Lee, Smith Cooper; Sarah Jennings, DWF, attend a drinks reception at Birmingham Metro Bar & Grill for new Smith Cooper partner Nick Lee.

Smith Cooper celebrate Birmingham expansion

Business advisory firm Smith Cooper, hosted an event at Metro Bar and Grill to celebrate their expansion in Birmingham

Birmingham Big Art project's £2m public artwork to be located next to Eastside City Park

Poster for the Birmingham Big Art Project
New piece of public art which is expected to cost around £2m is aimed at putting Birmingham on the international map

Big Hoot art project launches at Ikon Gallery

Charlie Langhorne, Wild in Art; Sarah-Jane Marsh, Birmingham Children's Hospital; Rob Pendleton, LDC; Jerry Blackett, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, attended The Big Hoot art project launch event at the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham.
Project will see more than 100 individually designed owl statues appear throughout Birmingham during next summer to help showcase the wide cultural appeal of the city

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Kimberley Wapplington, Smith Cooper; Nick Lee, Smith Cooper; Sarah Jennings, DWF, attend a drinks reception at Birmingham Metro Bar & Grill for new Smith Cooper partner Nick Lee.

Smith Cooper celebrate Birmingham expansion

Business advisory firm Smith Cooper, hosted an event at Metro Bar and Grill to celebrate their expansion in Birmingham

Poster for the Birmingham Big Art Project

Birmingham Big Art project's £2m public artwork to be located next to Eastside City Park

New piece of public art which is expected to cost around £2m is aimed at putting Birmingham on the international map

Charlie Langhorne, Wild in Art; Sarah-Jane Marsh, Birmingham Children's Hospital; Rob Pendleton, LDC; Jerry Blackett, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, attended The Big Hoot art project launch event at the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham.

Big Hoot art project launches at Ikon Gallery

Project will see more than 100 individually designed owl statues appear throughout Birmingham during next summer to help showcase the wide cultural appeal of the city

Midland Metro is set to run along Broad Street and beyond but council chiefs claim public transport here is a shambles

West Midlands 'needs Transport for London' style regulator

City council watchdog brands Birmingham's public transport a "shambles" as recently unveiled 20-year vision comes under microscope

Sixteen cars from Dr James Hull's £100 million car collection are on display at the Heritage Motor Centre

Jaguar Land Rover's classic collection goes on show at Heritage Motor Centre

Warwickshire venue will plays host to 16 cars bought as part of £100m collection in the summer from Dr James Hull

People enjoying the motoring treasures at The Classic Motor Show, held at the NEC in Birmingham.

£4.5m car auction proves classic stuff

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show saw 65,000 car-lovers head to Birmingham's NEC in an event hailed by organisers as "the best ever".

The Spitfire hanging at Thinktank in Birmingham

Spitfire exhibition to open at Birmingham's Thinktank

A new Spitfire exhibition is to open at Thinktank in Birmingham in April 2015 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Birmingham City Council leader Sir Albert Bore (centre) meets with William Hague MP (left) and leaders from Core Cities Bristol, Liverpool, Cardiff, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds and Nottingham

Core Cities UK meets William Hague to push devolution vision

Sir Albert Bore joins up with other city leaders for meeting with former Tory Party leader who now heads the Cabinet Committee for Devolved Powers

Firemen search through the wreckage after a bomb exploded in the Tavern in the Town pub in New Street.

Whoever bombed Birmingham wouldn't stand a chance today

The detectives of the 70s were forced to investigate crimes using rudimentary methods. On the 40th anniversary of the Birmingham pub bombings Andy Richards looks at that awful night and how police today would have fared

Selim Ozturk and Emine Ahmetoglu, Turkish Airlines, Nigel Waldron, Power Minerals Ltd, Stacey Barnfield, Birmingham Post, Stephen Hynes, Ultraseal International, Thomas West, Bareface Media, Craig Cooksley, Chairman, Birmingham Post Growth Fund and Kenneth Alfred, Ash UK Power Reserve Ltd.

Five Midland businesses explored new trade avenues in Istanbul

The Birmingham Post linked up with Turkish Airlines to take five of the region’s businesses to Istanbul to explore new trade avenues.

A long life ahead: But lifespans differ significantly in different parts of the region

Life expectancy rises - but children born in richer parts of the West Midlands live three years longer

It matters where you live: new official figures people in wealthier areas of the West Midlands can expect to live up to three years longer

MP Steve McCabe who has branded an award for the city council a 'complete joke'

City's planning award branded 'complete joke' by Steve McCabe

Birmingham City Council wins Smarter Planning Champion award for swift and efficient handling of applications

Birmingham City Council

National Audit Office confirms Sir Albert's 'jaws of dooms' narrative over council cuts

New report into local government finance says funding cuts of 37 per cent over past four years have left more than half of councils at risk of failing to meet budget plans

Extension behind 223 Tiverton Road, Selly Oak - projects such as these are blighting the suburb, say residents

Rush to extend Selly Oak student homes before deadline

Life becoming misery for residents of Birmingham suburb as developers strive to finish projects and extend properties before new planning restrictions come into force at the end of November

The historic referendum is currently on a knife-edge, with the Yes campaign to keep the Union together only narrowly ahead of the No voters

English MPs rebel over Cameron and Miliband's "vow" to keep funding system which benefits Scotland

Midland MPs have backed a Commons motion calling for an end to an unfair funding system which gives more money to Scotland than England - despite pledge by party leaders to keep it

George Osborne says Treasury officials are now in talks over major funding for the Birmingham region exclusive

Osborne in talks to give West Midlands billions

Treasury officials launch discussions with Birmingham and the wider region over major funding package similar to that promised to Greater Manchester a few weeks ago

Rhonda Wilson, the pioneering founder of Birmingham photographic agency Rhubarb-Rhubarb, has died aged 61 after a long illness

Photographic artist Rhonda Wilson dies at 61

Pioneering founder of Birmingham photographic agency Rhubarb-Rhubarb saw the potential for new technology to change the world of images

Rectory Park, in Erdington, where ash dieback has been discovered in recently plated trees there exclusive

Fears as first case of 'ash dieback' found in Birmingham

Deadly tree disease which could devastate Britain's ash population has been found in the city for the first time in a number of recently planted ash trees in Sutton Coldfield

Bishop Latimer Memorial Church in Winson Green

Hunt is on to recruit second Birmingham conservation officer

Move welcomed by Victoria Society after report said more buildings in Birmingham had been added to 'at risk' register by English Heritage

An acting principal is filling in for Bournville College principal Norman Cave (above)

Staff axed as Bournville College faces cash crisis

Three years after moving from Selly Oak to purpose-built campus in Longbridge, the college has an acting principal and redundancies are afoot

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Kimberley Wapplington, Smith Cooper; Nick Lee, Smith Cooper; Sarah Jennings, DWF, attend a drinks reception at Birmingham Metro Bar & Grill for new Smith Cooper partner Nick Lee.

Smith Cooper celebrate Birmingham expansion

CGI of University of Birmingham's new student halls and sports complex by Grange Road entrance

Next phase of £300m University of Birmingham regen set for green light

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Pictures: Tributes to Nick Drake on 40th anniversary of cult musician's death

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