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Summer in Southside free outdoor arts festival on August 9, 16, 23-24. The Southpaw Dance Company: Faust pictured from last year's event

Pictures: Campaign promotes summer events in Birmingham

Visit Birmingham has this month launched a campaign celebrating major events taking place in the city this summer

AME wins R&D project three months before opening

Artist's impression of the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering in Coventry
Technology Strategy Board grants £750,000 to manufacturing and engineering research centre

Warwickshire Lawyer becomes trustee of Heart of England Community Foundation

Lucie Byron, Heart of England Community Foundations chair of trustees, Paul Belfield and Heart of England Community Foundation director Tina Costello
Lucie Byron, a commercial property expert with law firm Wright Hassall, has joined the board of trustees of the Heart of England Community Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting communities based action across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull

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Summer in Southside free outdoor arts festival on August 9, 16, 23-24. The Southpaw Dance Company: Faust pictured from last year's event

Pictures: Campaign promotes summer events in Birmingham

Visit Birmingham has this month launched a campaign celebrating major events taking place in the city this summer

Artist's impression of the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering in Coventry

AME wins R&D project three months before opening

Technology Strategy Board grants £750,000 to manufacturing and engineering research centre

Lucie Byron, Heart of England Community Foundations chair of trustees, Paul Belfield and Heart of England Community Foundation director Tina Costello

Warwickshire Lawyer becomes trustee of Heart of England Community Foundation

Lucie Byron, a commercial property expert with law firm Wright Hassall, has joined the board of trustees of the Heart of England Community Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting communities based action across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull

Lorely Burt

Solihull MP Lorely Burt in supermarket clash with Tory rival

Liberal Democrat Lorely Burt crossed swords with Conservative rival Julian Knight in Morrisons, after taking umbrage when he dubbed himself a "shadow MP"

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

Waverley School

Find out how Waverley School rates compared to other primary schools in Birmingham with our school ratings

Hodge Hill Girls' School

Find out how Hodge Hill Girls' School rates compared to other primary schools in Birmingham with our school ratings

Lordswood Boys' School

Find out how Lordswood Boys' School rates compared to other primary schools in Birmingham with our school ratings

Kings Heath Boys Mathematics and Computing College

Find out how Kings Heath Boys Mathematics and Computing College rates compared to other primary schools in Birmingham with our school ratings

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Summer in Southside free outdoor arts festival on August 9, 16, 23-24. The Southpaw Dance Company: Faust pictured from last year's event

Pictures: Campaign promotes summer events in Birmingham

CGI of the new shopping and dining areas in Grand Central, overlooking the atrium of New Street Station

New lettings revealed for Grand Central

Lisa Williams, store manager of John Lewis in Birmingham

Flagship John Lewis 'will be more than just a shop'

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