After six years of cuts valued services really do seem to be on the brink
Conservatives and Labour have big plans for the North, but less to say about the Midlands
Green Party West Midlands mayor candidate backs pilot of revolutionary policy to tackle low pay, automation, job insecurity and the complex benefits system
While Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as devolved nations within the UK, are being directly consulted on our Brexit deal, the large English regions are not.
Demolition of the historic The Archway of Tears has been approved but the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS does not have to do it
Peter Shirley assesses the potential fallout from council budgets cuts and their possible impact on Birmingham's green and open spaces
Back by 'popular' demand are the annual 'awards' which the members of Birmingham City Council would rather not win
Watchdog committee enquired what services would be withdrawn and what impact it would have. Meanwhile we seem to have some very capable candidates for mayor.
Conservative candidate for West Midlands Mayor Andy Street pledges to make opening the Black Country Metro extension and Camp Hill rail line a priority for his first term
There was a Labour group rebellion over a proposed £10 million cut to the supporting people fund
Birmingham development plan targets Sutton Coldfield green belt - but something more radical is needed to meet demand
Birmingham Museum Trust chairman Ian Grosvenor and director Ellen McAdam outline their vision for the future of the city's historic Museum and Art Gallery
Progress on devolution, poor on housing and social care. Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy responds to Autumn Statement
Cabinet members and managers have held a series of strained meetings to discuss where the axe might fall and so far very little detail has emerged.
Brexit remainers shouldn't be bitter - nobody's achieved more than Nigel.
The council has heard harrowing accounts of disabled, elderly and those with young children being harassed, bullied and relentlessly pursued by bailiffs
Local government correspondent Neil Elkes asks why Birmingham City Council seems permanently on central government's naughty step yet no-one is willing to step in and clear up
Racism and divisions which used to be hidden have come to the surface during the battle between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
Unision regional secretary says businesses have seen productivity and turnover improvements after paying the Living Wage
Labour candidate for West Midlands mayor Siôn Simon calls on Government to hand over the M6 Toll road and ease the chronic congestion on our road