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Plasterer Paschal Morrissey from Solihull with the new wall of faces, a well known feature of the old Snobs

Snobs: An exclusive look at the new home of Birmingham's oldest nightclub

MP backs breast cancer sufferers taking on Big Fun Run Birmingham

Jack Dromey
Rebecca Swift and Sarah Perry are taking on the 5,000km run through Cannon Hill Park in aid of Breast Cancer Care and Cancer Research UK

Tory Party Conference road restrictions announced

Broad Street in Birmingham which will be the focal point of the 2014 Tory Party Conference
Security operation ahead of and during the Conservation Conference at the ICC revealed

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Plasterer Paschal Morrissey from Solihull with the new wall of faces, a well known feature of the old Snobs

Snobs: An exclusive look at the new home of Birmingham's oldest nightclub

Jack Dromey

MP backs breast cancer sufferers taking on Big Fun Run Birmingham

Rebecca Swift and Sarah Perry are taking on the 5,000km run through Cannon Hill Park in aid of Breast Cancer Care and Cancer Research UK

Broad Street in Birmingham which will be the focal point of the 2014 Tory Party Conference

Tory Party Conference road restrictions announced

Security operation ahead of and during the Conservation Conference at the ICC revealed

Paediatric haematologist Dr Myles Bradbury

Birmingham Children's Hospital launches helpline after doctor abused boys

Myles Bradbury is facing jail after admitting molesting cancer patients, some as young as eight, at a hospital in Cambridge

From left: Glyn Pitchford and Dominga Devitt, chairman and honorary secretary of the Birmingham Big Art Project, Tim Watts of Pertemps and William Wong, of Chung Ying Central restaurant attend the Chung Ying Walk to raise funds for the art project

£3,000 raised for Birmingham Big Art Project

Charity walk held to coincide with the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival to bring in cash for major art commission

Sir Albert Bore

Birmingham City Council to axe 6,000 more staff amid giant Government cuts

It is likely that 3,000 jobs will go next year with more to follow after further cuts for the authority

Pictures: Inside Newman Brothers Coffin Fitting Works

Fifteen-year restoration programme nears completion ahead of grand opening as museum next month

Birmingham City TV

Ofcom issues local TV warning after City TV Birmingham collapse

There are only six local TV franchises currently broadcasting - and Birmingham's has collapsed

CBSO Youth orchestra which benefits from support programmes run by the orchestra

CBSO opens new season amid £1m fundraising plea

Symphony orchestra in battle to raise huge amount of money after facing budget cuts of 24 per cent since 2010

Bullring, one of the key retail destinations in Birmingham

Birmingham's new vision for city's retail

Strategy launched by city leaders today to improve retail offering and capitalise on existing scheme

Stechford Cascades water slides will be lost in £36m pool overhaul

Pool is one of six new council-owned sites to be built in the city which will be run by private operators

King Solomon International school finds new home at Aston University

World free school identifies site next to city university to launch business teaching from September 2015

Birmingham landmarks picture quiz 3

Picture quiz: Can you recognise these Birmingham landmarks from above?

See how many of these you recognise. The answers are in the final image.

Birmingham's cycling community hits back after councillor's 'discriminatory' claim

Cycle lobby joins social media backlash against councillor Deidre Alden who said the activity was the preserve of 'white, young men'

Green light for £36m shake-up of city's leisure facilities

Birmingham City Council rubber stamps project which will include five rebuilt or new swimming pools

The referendum vote for Scottish Independence.

Would West Midlands succeed or suffer under devolved Scotland?

With a matter of days to go before Scottish voters head to the polls to decide the future of the UK, Paul Forrest, director of the West Midlands Economic Forum, asks what outcome would best serve this region

West Midlands Police Chief Constable Chris Sims

Jihadi threat will not go away, West Midlands Police chief warns

An estimated 500 Britons have travelled to fight, some of whom are from the West Midlands

Prime Minister David Cameron during his keynote speech at the conference at the ICC in 2012

Birmingham prepares for Conservative Party Conference

Preparations for the event at the International Convention Centre from September 28 to October 1 are being finalised

Millennium Point in Birmingham, home to the Thinktank.

New plans for Millennium Point with Giant Screen cinema to close

A 30-day consultation has begun with 11 members of staff amid plans to close the Giant Screen Cinema at the Eastside venue

West Midlands Police

Police abuse power under Mental Health Act, inspector claims

Officers are also forced to take people with mental health issues into custody – because the NHS refuses to take responsibility for them, a House of Commons inquiry was told

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Plasterer Paschal Morrissey from Solihull with the new wall of faces, a well known feature of the old Snobs

Snobs: An exclusive look at the new home of Birmingham's oldest nightclub

An early impression of the new New Street Station shows the Pallasades shopping centre as part of the plans

20 artists' impressions of New Street Station reveal how £600m project has evolved

The City of Colours festival will make a second outing next year and expand from one day to two

City of Colours street art festival set to double next year

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