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West Midland job hunters wait two months for criminal records check

More than 4,000 West Midlands job hunters have been waiting for more than 60 days for police to complete criminal record checks.

Transport Minister: We'd look at opening up the M6 Toll

M6 Toll Road
Government Transport Minister John Hayes said he'd listen to pleas to use the M6 Toll road to ease jams

Queues for the Library of Birmingham on last ever Sunday

The Library of Birmingham, in Centenary Square.
The controversial decision to cut access times at the Library of Birmingham to save costs has provoked widespread outrage.

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West Midlands Police

West Midland job hunters wait two months for criminal records check

More than 4,000 West Midlands job hunters have been waiting for more than 60 days for police to complete criminal record checks.

M6 Toll Road

Transport Minister: We'd look at opening up the M6 Toll

Government Transport Minister John Hayes said he'd listen to pleas to use the M6 Toll road to ease jams

The Library of Birmingham, in Centenary Square.

Queues for the Library of Birmingham on last ever Sunday

The controversial decision to cut access times at the Library of Birmingham to save costs has provoked widespread outrage.

Map of the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k Run course

Peopleline recruits strong team for Great Birmingham 10k

City centre recruitment firm's team includes former Walsall and Kidderminster Harriers player James Cronin

Birmingham Metropolitan College

Birmingham Metropolitan College axes up to 250 jobs

Funding cuts blamed as further education college reveals major cutbacks across the region

Map showing changes to city centre bus routes from May 10, 2015

'Stay away' from Paradise as transport chiefs warn of gridlock

Next phase of traffic works in £500m redevelopment to start in May with Paradise Circus island to be partially closed and several bus routes diverted

The Coffin Works building in the Jewellery Quarter - one of two winners of the 2014 Renaissance Award

Newman Brothers Coffin Works and School Yard win civic award

Birmingham Civic Society recognises brace of conservation projects in annual Renaissance Award

Watch: Labour council leader condemns "abhorrent" immigration leaflet by Labour shadow minister

The Labour leader of Birmingham Council attacked "abhorrent" leaflets by a Shadow Minister which warned immigrants must "earn the right to stay" by learning English and obeying British laws.

The M6 Toll could help ease congestion around Birmingham says the city's transport chief

Call for M6 Toll owner to drop charges for the summer

Birmingham's transport chief wants the paid-for road to become free for frieght until August to help ease the jams around the city

BBC Director-General Tony Hall

Director general vows to strengthen BBC Birmingham as more criticism over investment pours in

In a letter to the Post, Tony Hall said he was committed to making sure the West Midlands is “properly represented and reflected”

Bareface Media's account director PJ Ellis (checked shirt) with some of the agency's team doing the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k Business Challenge

Bareface Media supports LoveBrum in Great Birmingham 10k Business Challenge

Marketing agency signs up mixed team for 10k race next month and is aiming to raise £1,000 for city charity

Villa Park to host CEO Sleepout

City council boss Mark Rogers will join other senior business and community figures to spend the night outside at the home of Aston Villa

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Negligence claims cost West Midlands hospitals £45m

The Heart of England NHS Trust, which runs Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals, had the biggest bill in the region – £13.9 million for 2013-14

Labour leader Ed Miliband

Labour manifesto pledges to shift powers out of London

Ed Miliband says he will release the Whitehall stranglehold on regional funding as he launches the Labour General Election manifesto

Trojan Horse teaching staff could face ban for life

Current and former school staff linked to the scandal could face disciplinary action after being investigated by a professional watchdog

The Grangewood team taking part in the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k (from left) Ben Cousins, Ben Copestake and Darren Bowman

No sitting on the fence for Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k

Grangewood Fencing Supplies has recruited 11 members of staff to tackle the 10k Business Challenge next month in aid of two cancer charities

Nicola Gould, head teacher of Bournville School & Sixth Form Centre

'Traditional values' key to turning around Bournville School & Sixth Form Centre

New headmistress is upbeat about south Birmingham school which was rated 'inadequate' by Ofsted 18 months ago

Birmingham Airport chief executive Paul Kehoe insists rivalries must be put aside for the greater good of the region

West Midlands must forget tribal rivalries, says airport boss

Paul Kehoe joins business leaders in calling for region to lose the traditional divide in order to secure future investment

Glen Alexander has criticised Tory plan which could see Archbishop Ilsley School become an academy

Academy plans 'could threaten' school ethos

Head teacher of Archbishop Ilsley Catholic School hits out at election pledged by Tories which could see it forced into becoming an academy

New research gives glimpse into history of Selly Manor in Bournville

Selly Manor's secret history revealed

Former residents of famous Birmingham house included cow keeper, pub landlord and bailiff

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Map showing changes to city centre bus routes from May 10, 2015

'Stay away' from Paradise as transport chiefs warn of gridlock

The Coffin Works building in the Jewellery Quarter - one of two winners of the 2014 Renaissance Award

Newman Brothers Coffin Works and School Yard win civic award

CGI of Fabrick Square in Digbeth

New future of Harrison Drape unveiled

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