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Melvyn Lees, Kate Bellingham and Philip Singleton, at the launch of the Young Innovator of the Year prize at Millennium Point, Birmingham.

Eastside's Millennium Point Trust launches Young Innovator Prize initiative

Eastside's Millennium Point Trust has officially launched its brand new Young Innovator Prize initiative.

Library of Birmingham cuts are an embarrassment, writers claim

Library of Birmingham
In a letter published this week in the Birmingham Post, the Guild calls on citizens and arts and culture organisations across the region to demand funding is reinstated

Birmingham biking boost as Raleigh chosen to supply 5,000 cycles

Coun Lisa Tickett (Birmingham City Council) and Phil Woodward (Raleigh)
Raleigh has been awarded a contract to supply 5,000 bikes to Birmingham City Council – and 3,000 will be given away to those keen to cycle but unable to afford it

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Melvyn Lees, Kate Bellingham and Philip Singleton, at the launch of the Young Innovator of the Year prize at Millennium Point, Birmingham.

Eastside's Millennium Point Trust launches Young Innovator Prize initiative

Eastside's Millennium Point Trust has officially launched its brand new Young Innovator Prize initiative.

Library of Birmingham

Library of Birmingham cuts are an embarrassment, writers claim

In a letter published this week in the Birmingham Post, the Guild calls on citizens and arts and culture organisations across the region to demand funding is reinstated

Coun Lisa Tickett (Birmingham City Council) and Phil Woodward (Raleigh)

Birmingham biking boost as Raleigh chosen to supply 5,000 cycles

Raleigh has been awarded a contract to supply 5,000 bikes to Birmingham City Council – and 3,000 will be given away to those keen to cycle but unable to afford it

Ballroom at the Grand Hotel

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Inside reborn Grand Hotel

Vision to breathe new life into hotel and civic centrepiece in Colmore Row is slowly taking shape

Birmingham City Council

Major Birmingham funding cuts confirmed as urban areas hit hardest

Birmingham is expecting to be among the worst hit by the cuts which it is claimed have a greater impact on major cities and urban areas

Planners liken new Birmingham Conservatoire to a cheese-grater and Oxo cube

Despite some criticism of the design the council’s planning committee gave their full backing to the £40 million relocation of the music school to Eastside

Nick Button, Sean Bryne, Haydn Jones, Jonathon Wilby, Philip Costigan, Partners at Band Hatton Button, at the annual Band Hatton Button Commercial Property Buffet at St Mary's Guildhall in Coventry.

Property future discussed at Band Hatton buffet

The annual Band Hatton Button Commercial Property Buffet was held at St Mary's Guildhall in Coventry.

At Stechford Station, from left: Coun Neil Eustace, Coun Carol Jones, John Hemming MP and Coun Barbara Jackson

Stechford Station campaign wins battle for new lifts

Campaigners have been fighting for better access for wheelchair user and people with pushchairs who faced the '92-step marathon'

Edgbaston Stadium

Cricket World Cup, Champions Trophy and Ashes head to Edgbaston

Some major cricketing events are heading to Birmingham after the ECB's match allocation was revealed

Green waste dumped in Sheldon, Birmingham, with a council notice informing residents it will not be removed

Birmingham's Labour MPs call for scrapping of 'garden tax'

City council insists it will keep with the charged service for next year but pledges to make improvements

Sir Bob Kerslake, who has set up a review of Birmingham City Council

Sir Bob Kerslake calls for Birmingham City Council to 'get the basics right'

The author of a key report into the city also revealed that he had turned down the chance to become Birmingham City Council’s chief executive in 2002

Rebel Uncut to launch tech hub for young coders

Independent production company to lead new hub for city's next generation of software experts from its Jewellery Quarter base

Post Office walkout to hit deliveries after Perry Barr action

Walkout follows threat to 70 jobs at Birmingham base with cash deliveries facing delays across the West Midlands

Enda Mullen in the Land Rover Discovery Sport at the vehicle's launch in Iceland

Sport is Land Rover's new Discovery

Land Rover’s Discovery Sport is just as big a deal as Jaguar’s XE and it too is also something of a first

Norfolk Tower, in Hockley

Tender launched for Birmingham tower demolition

Norfolk Tower to be razed as part of wider £26m housing improvement programme announced by city council three years ago

Irene Allen, Opus Director: Glynn Purnell, Ann Tonks, Opus Director, attended Bar Opus' pre opening event at One Snowhill.

The Opus family dishes up Birmingham bar with a difference

Bar Opus at the foot of Colmore Row's iconic One Snowhill building, opened its doors to the public.

Plea to save Headless Cross Methodist Church from demolition

Conservationists in fight to influence redevelopment of vacant church after planning application goes in to build new houses

Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward has pledged to help students from poor families

Former BP boss donates £200,000 to Aston University

Tony Hayward backs major city scholarship boost for students from poor families

Chemistry apprentice

£23m Birmingham boost to create next generation of scientists

Six West Midland universities and a college will share £23 million for science and technology education.

Jagpal Rai, Monder Ram, Sandra Kerr, Denis Woulfe, Rupinder Kaur, at the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women's Enterprise Summit at the Latitude Club, One Snowhill, hosted by Barclays.

Women's Business Council summit at Snow Hill in Birmingham

Barclays, in conjunction with the ​​Women's Business Council, hosted the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women's Enterprise Summit at its offices in Snow Hill, Birmingham.

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Melvyn Lees, Kate Bellingham and Philip Singleton, at the launch of the Young Innovator of the Year prize at Millennium Point, Birmingham.

Eastside's Millennium Point Trust launches Young Innovator Prize initiative

Library of Birmingham

Library of Birmingham cuts are an embarrassment, writers claim

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Great Charles Street Estate sells to open up regeneration opportunity

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