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Two Snowhill triumphs at BCO property awards

City centre office building to compete at national finals after being crowned region's top commercial workspace

Birmingham city living: Three massive schemes form record-breaking £125m deals

Seven Capital has bought One Hagley Road at Five Ways in Edgbaston, the St George’s Urban Village scheme in the Jewellery Quarter and the Point North building at the Waterfront in Brierley Hill – with hundreds of homes being created in each

HS2 campaigners hit back at minister's 'vexatious concerns' claim

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line
Under-secretary of state for transport Robert Goodwill claimed the Parliamentary process to push through high-speed rail was being delayed

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Two Snowhill

Two Snowhill triumphs at BCO property awards

City centre office building to compete at national finals after being crowned region's top commercial workspace

Birmingham city living: Three massive schemes form record-breaking £125m deals

Seven Capital has bought One Hagley Road at Five Ways in Edgbaston, the St George’s Urban Village scheme in the Jewellery Quarter and the Point North building at the Waterfront in Brierley Hill – with hundreds of homes being created in each

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

HS2 campaigners hit back at minister's 'vexatious concerns' claim

Under-secretary of state for transport Robert Goodwill claimed the Parliamentary process to push through high-speed rail was being delayed

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

HS2 petitions 'dreamt up to delay process', MP claims

It was vital that when considering the HS2 Bill that Parliament distinguished between these "vexatious" petitions and the genuine ones, added Transport Minister Robert Goodwill

Birmingham Conservatoire's Adrian Boult Hall

£40m plans for new Birmingham Conservatoire at Millennium Point

The new purpose-built Conservatoire will be built alongside Millennium Point, adjacent to Jennens Road in Eastside

Stirchley Baths

£3.3m Stirchley Baths regeneration work commences

Work will involve the conversion of the former local swimming pool into a multipurpose hall for sport, recreational and community activities, as well as the provision of meeting rooms, a cafe and classrooms

High Speed Rail

Wildlife trusts reveal fears over HS2

The UK’s 47 wildlife trusts warned in a joint submission that HS2 “will damage and destroy more wildlife habitat and populations of wild species than will be replaced.”

The new sport and leisure centre at Sparkhill will include an Olympic-sized swimming pool

Sparkhill to get former London 2012 Olympic swimming pool

City council bids successfully to bring training pool to Birmingham.

Temple Street, Birmingham.

Mains work to hamper Birmingham shoppers

Utility companies National Grid and Severn Trent Water are joining forces on a major programme of work in Birmingham City Centre to replace old gas mains along Temple Street

Walsall College Wisemore Campus

£11m college campus plans get go-ahead

The new three-storey facility will be built on empty land next to Walsall College’s existing Wisemore Campus on the edge of Walsall Town Centre and is expected to open in September 2015

Pensioner stock

Council accused of ignoring families who share home with older generations

Households where grandparents, parents and children live together, are not recognised a new allocations policy for council properties

Midland Metro

£3m to extend Midland Metro work

The cash, to be approved at next Monday’s cabinet meeting, will be used to draw up detailed plans and a business case for the Metro to be extended from New Street Station to Centenary Square

The fire-damaged Belmont Works at Cardigan Street

Call to save historic Birmingham cycle factory Belmont Works

The fire-damaged Belmont Works at Cardigan Street is scheduled for restoration as part of the Eastside Locks canalside development

An artist's impression of redeveloped New Street station with John Lewis store

Birmingham New Street Station nominated for MIPIM award

Railway station short-listed for the People's Choice Award for Regeneration at global property trade fair in Cannes

Centro

Work starts on extra car park at Birmingham Yardley Wood station

The car park at Yardley will provide 56 extra spaces in addition to the 100 already available

St. Modwen housing plan for Longbridge

Manufacturing fears as more Longbridge land set aside for homes

Birmingham’s planning committee members had previously stalled over applications for housing on three Bristol Road sites, worried that the land might be better suited for industry

Launch of the Independence White Paper at Glasgow Science Centre.

Scotland dwarfs West Midlands for infrastructure spending

While the two areas are similar in population, Scotland enjoys more infrastructure and public expenditure

Lord Heseltine

Lord Heseltine hits back at HS2 critics

Former deputy prime minister says the scheme's timetable should be accelerated and that the private sector should contribute to the cost

The proposed plans for the transport redevelopment for Birmingham City Council using electric buses and an integrated transport system.

Historic plan to change transport in Birmingham

Electric buses and Oyster cards part of wider plans to get people using public transport in the city

The Taylor Wimpey plan for new homes in Booths Lane, Great Barr

Plans for 250-home housing development in Great Barr

Taylor Wimpey reveal proposals to turn Booths Lane into a major housing estate

Videos & Photos

Bill knits at Eastside Projects

Bill Drummond in Birmingham: Knitting our way to a Million Stitch Blanket for the city

Birmingham man Andy Hales caught a Great White shark weighing almost two tonnes

Jaw dropping... 'largest' shark ever reeled in

University of Birmingham student accused of assault has case against him dismissed

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