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London buses in GKN F1 fuel use

Industrial giant is using the technology to help drive fuel savings on buses in the capital

Oxygen Accelerator set to re-ignite SPARK scheme

Oxygen Accelerator has won a contract to help rejuvenate Wolverhampton-based start-up scheme SPARK. Pictured are Nigel Babb, Ian Oakes, Simon Jenner, Paul Cherry and Luke Hill
Funded by and located at University of Wolverhampton Science Park, SPARK gives the equivalent of £10,000 worth of support for each aspiring start-up in certain sectors

Trojan Horse teacher suspensions revealed

Trojan Horse
Education minister says action taken over harassment as fallout from "Trojan Horse" continues

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Supply chain giant GKN Driveline.

London buses in GKN F1 fuel use

Industrial giant is using the technology to help drive fuel savings on buses in the capital

Oxygen Accelerator has won a contract to help rejuvenate Wolverhampton-based start-up scheme SPARK. Pictured are Nigel Babb, Ian Oakes, Simon Jenner, Paul Cherry and Luke Hill

Oxygen Accelerator set to re-ignite SPARK scheme

Funded by and located at University of Wolverhampton Science Park, SPARK gives the equivalent of £10,000 worth of support for each aspiring start-up in certain sectors

Trojan Horse

Trojan Horse teacher suspensions revealed

Education minister says action taken over harassment as fallout from "Trojan Horse" continues

Poundland

Poundland chairman quits to join Morrisons

Darren Shapland to step up after six months on the board as Black Country waves farewell to Andrew Higginson

Coun David Jamieson

'No privatisation' pledge from police and crime commissioner candidate

Ex-MP David Jamieson launched his bid for the post, vacated by the death of the party’s Bob Jones, alongside shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper in Erdington yesterday

Julie Summerell, TR Fleet

TR Fleet goes Down Under for new company launch

Coventry firm targets Australia and New Zealand markets with new venture

West Midlands Police

West Midlands police forces praised for cutting jobs to save millions

The four police forces in the region have faced funding cuts of £300 million between them

Judith Weir, former resident composer with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Former CBSO composer named Master of the Queen’s Music

Judith Weir officially took up her role after she cycled to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen

Public asked to vote in Birmingham City Council's 2014 Chamberlain Awards

Annual event celebrates achievements of city council employees and teams

Amaan, Aaliyah and Asad Hussain in one of the reading pods at the Library of Birmingham

Funding boost to improve child literacy in Birmingham

Birmingham City Council secured the cash from independent charity the Wolfson Foundation and will use it to attract more youngsters in libraries

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

1,500 HS2 jobs for Birmingham in largest-ever public sector move

The new city base will oversee the building of the £50 billion scheme with decision-making powers shifting from London

Saltley School and Specialist Science College

Find out how Saltley School and Specialist Science College rates compared to other primary schools in Birmingham with our school ratings

Touchwood Shopping Centre in Solihull

Solihull in top 5 destinations for shopping in UK

Solihull will be one of the five healthiest retail destinations in five years' time alongside the West End of London, Surrey, west and north west London, and Oxfordshire.

Waheed Saleem, chairman of Lunar Society

Call for 'citizens charter' after city school scandals

A Citizens' Charter for the city with a clear set of values would help it compete globally and encourage economic growth.

The new golf course at Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Pictures: New £500,000 mini golf course at Cannon Hill Park is in full swing

Latest leisure addition to popular Birmingham park is ready in time for The Open

Dr Harish Chandra

Priest on just £2 an hour wins £62k temple payout

Dr Harish Chandra, was awarded £62,000 from the Arya Samaj Vedic Mission, in Nechells, Birmingham.

Coun David Jamieson

Surprise hat in ring for elected police boss

Former transport minister David Jamieson is aiming to succeed the late Mr Jones who died suddenly this month.

An image of how the Lapworth Museum is expected to look. Real Studios have been appointed to the redesign project

University of Birmingham awarded geology grant

Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology has been awarded a £1.5 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help fund its redevelopment

Gisela Stuart

End blame game over Trojan Horse says MP

Gisela Stuart calls for MPs, Government and city council to focus on solutions rather than blaming one another

Colmore Business District sculpture trail celebrates RBSA's 200 years in Birmingham

Followers of the trail can explore the diversity of some of the RBSA’s leading artists and buy their artworks

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How Birmingham Sprint may look

Sprint buses down Hagley Road by 2016 under £15m plans

Visitors enjoy live entertainment at Colmore Business District Food Festival 2014

Record numbers attend Colmore Business District Food Festival

Scaffolding around the new Adagio Hotel in the Beorma Quarter, Digbeth

Stalled Beorma Quarter starts to take shape

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