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West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson

Wake-up call after rise in reports of sexual offences

Police commissioner David Jamieson gives stark warning over rising crime which is being fuelled by 20 per cent increase in sexual offences

Landowners given updates on rural law at seminar

Simon Brown, Iain Morrison, Jane Brown, Gary Priest, Alexandra Phillips.
Law firm mfg Solicitors and the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) recently held a spring farming seminar in Ludlow.

First-time buyers need £29k to get on property ladder in West Midlands

People are struggling to get on the housing ladder
Research from KPMG shows the tipping point required to buy a home in the region is edging closer to the £30,000 mark

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West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson

Wake-up call after rise in reports of sexual offences

Police commissioner David Jamieson gives stark warning over rising crime which is being fuelled by 20 per cent increase in sexual offences

Simon Brown, Iain Morrison, Jane Brown, Gary Priest, Alexandra Phillips.

Landowners given updates on rural law at seminar

Law firm mfg Solicitors and the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) recently held a spring farming seminar in Ludlow.

People are struggling to get on the housing ladder

First-time buyers need £29k to get on property ladder in West Midlands

Research from KPMG shows the tipping point required to buy a home in the region is edging closer to the £30,000 mark

Newly discovered cousin of T. rex 'was vegetarian'

Birmingham scientists have discovered an ancient cousin of the Tyrannosaurus rex - and it was a vegetarian.

David Edwards is made chief of education development

Midland man who went from brickie to African 'chief'

Midland man who became mature student and professor 'crowned' in key Ghanaian role

Prime Minister David Cameron

General election: Attack mode as big guns scrap over Midland votes

The final days of the election campaign get down and dirty as parties take aim at each other with 'secret plans' and 'who can you trust?'

'Diet pills' share deadly past with wartime shells

Double danger of chemicals that killed young Midland woman has been known for a century

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls pictured with Birmingham Airport's chief executive Paul Kehoe

Ed Balls promises city centre enterprise zone will extend to Curzon HS2 Station

Business leaders welcomed an earlier vow from George Osborne to extend the enterprise zone which would open up the door to borrowing millions needed to regenerate and create thousands of jobs

Fiona Allan will replace Stuart Griffiths later this year at chief executive of Birmingham Hippodrome

Birmingham Hippodrome appoints new chief executive

Fiona Allan will join famous theatre later this year to replace Stuart Griffiths who is moving to a new role after 12 years

Middleport Pottery, in Stoke-on-Trent, was named 2015 RIBA West Midlands building of the year

Middleport Pottery takes RIBA West Midlands crown

Staffordshire regeneration project will join four other regional winners to be considered for national awards and possibly the prestigious Stirling Prize

A pedestrian vents their fury on a car parked in Harrisons Road, Edgbaston

Birmingham Women's Hospital expansion prompts renewed calls for parking review

Busy residential streets around QE and University of Birmingham expected to get busier after planning permission awarded to six-storey maternity unit

The team from Core tackling the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k (from left) Warren Clarke, Charlie Collings, Catherine Ryan and Nikita Patel

Core sets 60-minute challenge for Great Birmingham 10k

City centre PR agency eyes one-hour mark to complete road race this weekend after just four weeks of training

Map of the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k Run course

Days to go until Great Birmingham 10k

Take a look at our handy guide to help you avoid the road problems and map the route of this inaugural 10k event in the Great Run series

Radio 4 presenter John Humphrys has come under fire for comments he made about manufacturing on the Today show

BBC broadcast branded 'ill-informed' for Birmingham manufacturing comments

Remarks by Radio 4 presenter John Humphrys on Today show cause backlash after he said manufacturing was moving in wrong direction

A blended image showing how Kings Heath High Street in Birmingham has changed over the years

Blended images show how decades have changed Birmingham

Images created using digital  technology show how the region we live in today looked quite so different decades before

Clive Reeves, whose PR agency will promote the 2015 Colmore Food Festival, with Ann Tonks, director with restaurant group Opus, and Michele Wilby, executive director of Colmore Business District (seated)

Clive Reeves PR wins Colmore Food Festival brief

City centre agency signed up to promote annual festival which will this year feature 25 bars and restaurants from business district

Liquid chief executive Elisabeth Lewis-Jones (front left) and the rest of the team tackling the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k run

Liquid recruits whole office for Great Birmingham 10k

City centre PR agency is raising funds for the Stroke Association but admits it won't be breaking any records

Birmingham teenager bids to become UK's youngest councillor

Luke Holland, who just turned 18, is standing as an independent candidate in the Moseley and Kings Heath ward

NHS Doctor

Midland GPs struggle as 50,000 register in two years

South and central Birmingham surgeries have seen patients numbers grow by 3.4 per cent

Mayor of London Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson: Time for the Midlands to make up its mind

London Mayor Boris Johnson believes the West Midlands would benefit from combined authority

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Simon Brown, Iain Morrison, Jane Brown, Gary Priest, Alexandra Phillips.

Landowners given updates on rural law at seminar

Shops in Lichfield Road, Mere Green, Sutton Coldfield, which are set to be redeveloped

Major Mere Green work months away after £6.4m sale

Middleport Pottery, in Stoke-on-Trent, was named 2015 RIBA West Midlands building of the year

Middleport Pottery takes RIBA West Midlands crown

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