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HS2 viaduct plans for South Staffordshire scrapped

Government responds to local campaign as protesters warned over impact on countryside around Lichfield

Historic Kenrick House to go under the hammer

Kenrick House in Sandwell which has been put up for auction
Former Black Country industrial building housed famous metalwork manufacturer until earlier this year

Major Birmingham property portfolio the Great Charles Street Estate put up for sale

The estate on Great Charles Street, over the road from the Paradise Circus development, has been put on the market for offers of more than £20 million

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High Speed Rail

HS2 viaduct plans for South Staffordshire scrapped

Government responds to local campaign as protesters warned over impact on countryside around Lichfield

Kenrick House in Sandwell which has been put up for auction

Historic Kenrick House to go under the hammer

Former Black Country industrial building housed famous metalwork manufacturer until earlier this year

Major Birmingham property portfolio the Great Charles Street Estate put up for sale

The estate on Great Charles Street, over the road from the Paradise Circus development, has been put on the market for offers of more than £20 million

Selly Oak where developers are hoping to build more than 400 new bedrooms for students

Developers eye Selly Oak for more than 400 student bedrooms

Applications lodged to build flats on two separate plots of land near Battery Retail Park just weeks after councillors warn of overcrowding in south Birmingham suburb

CGI of the new Health Futures University Technical College in West Bromwich

BAM wins brief to build £9m university technical college in Sandwell

Construction group behind several projects across the region awarded latest contract to deliver specialist health college

Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield tower blocks poised for green light

Long-awaited plans are set to be backed by city council despite protests over spoilt views from Sutton Park

An artist's impression of the new M&S in Longbridge

Marks & Spencer construction to start in Longbridge next month

St. Modwen confirms start time for next phase of the new £70m Longbridge town centre

The derelict former George and Dragon pub which is undergoing a renovation programme

George and Dragon to breathe again as renovation project takes shape

Jewellery Quarter pub which has lain empty for 16 years is undergoing wholesale regeneration to become independent café or restaurant and flats

Stoford director Gerard Ludlow

Stoford wins Worcester Tech Park contract

Birmingham-based development group will lead the project to build a £120m, 70-acre business park near the M5

Redrow ploughs on with Ravenhurst Playing Fields housing plans

Housebuilder submits application to build 121 houses on former playing fields despite continued protests from action group

Plans for the redevelopment of Birmingham's former Central Fire Station

Central Fire Station developer praised for response to 'tombstone' criticism

Watkins Jones is converting the 1930s former fire station at Lancaster Circus into student accommodation and initially wanted to put a 26-storey tower block in the listed building’s internal courtyard

Lotus Dome artwork by Studio Roosegaarde

European artists and regeneration experts to light up Longbridge

For nearly a century the area was dominated by one of the largest car factories in the world until the devastating collapse of MG Rover in 2005

CGI of iCentrum

£7.5m iCentrum plans at Birmingham Science Park gets green light

Up to 400 skilled jobs are set to be created at the new iCentrum unit in Holt Street at Birmingham Science Park Aston

Margaret Hodge

Backlash over £90m for Midland incinerator - which hasn't been built yet

The enormous waste of money has been condemned by a Commons inquiry which described the arrangements as “appalling”

Former Smith & Nephew plant set for new housing estate

Housing developer Bovale submits plans to transform old manufacturing base which has been vacant for seven years

CGI of the iCentrum building which will go before city planners this week

Birmingham Science Park's iCentrum plan poised for green light

City councillors recommended to approve £7.5m development next to Aston University which will be home to 400 roles in tech sector

The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

The new Icknield Street building, due to open in 2015, is slowly changing the landscape of the Jewellery Quarter

Mike Murray, St Modwen

ExtraCare wins green light for £35m Longbridge retirement village

Charitable trust continues expansion plans as it looks to build up to five care homes in Birmingham

Jewellery Quarter

Delph brings forward Jewellery Quarter project launch

Property group to market second phase of 'The Quarter' from the end of the month ahead of completion next spring

Carillion wins £12m A45 South Bridge contract

Support services giant to lead design and build of wider bridge aimed at easing congestion around Birmingham Airport and NEC

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Jodie Cook, Rabia Raza, Ben Cook, Giselle Boxer, all JC Social Media.

Birmingham's JC Social Media celebrates third birthday

The steamships sign revealed by workers on the Midland Metro extension

Intriguing slice of Birmingham history revealed during Metro tram extension works

Major Birmingham property portfolio the Great Charles Street Estate put up for sale

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