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Bournville, Birmingham

114 years on, why George Cadbury's Bournville is still the role model for successful housing

George Cadbury’s achievements were recently recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors which awarded him honorary membership

Sajid Javid to launch Black Country Broadband Project

Sajid Javid MP who is launching the Black Country Broadband Project
Culture secretary in area to kick off £12.2m scheme to connect 98 per cent of Black Country homes and business to superfast broadband

West Midlands manufacturers urged to access £4.5m offshore wind fund

GROW:OffshoreWind programme is offering grants to small and large companies looking to grow at home and overseas

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Bournville, Birmingham

114 years on, why George Cadbury's Bournville is still the role model for successful housing

George Cadbury’s achievements were recently recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors which awarded him honorary membership

Sajid Javid MP who is launching the Black Country Broadband Project

Sajid Javid to launch Black Country Broadband Project

Culture secretary in area to kick off £12.2m scheme to connect 98 per cent of Black Country homes and business to superfast broadband

West Midlands manufacturers urged to access £4.5m offshore wind fund

GROW:OffshoreWind programme is offering grants to small and large companies looking to grow at home and overseas

Deirdre Kelly speaking at a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference

Benefits Street star Dee Kelly: I'm a fan of UKIP

Reality star Deirdre Kelly spoke at the Conservative Party Conference about how to fix the benefits system but revealed she was a fan of Nigel Farage

Brum From Above: Picture 6

Brum From Above round three: How well do you know Birmingham's landmarks?

We have upped our game – there are one or two more obscure buildings in there and some landmarks you might not recognise

Prime Minister David Cameron

David Cameron blames Birmingham's Labour council for 6,000 job cuts as conference kicks off

Conservative Leader David Cameron highlighted Tory hopes of winning Birmingham Northfield and Birmingham Edgbaston in interview as the Tory conference comes to the city

Gerard and Christina White saw an extension built right next to their house

Birmingham City Council's anger over plan to relax rules on home extensions

Birmingham City Council officials are to demand the Government ditches plans to relax planning laws amid serious concerns the city is being overrun with massive home extensions.

Filming the documentary 'Bicycle'

City filmmakers wade into cycling debate

Filmmakers Michael B Clifford and Pip Piper who are behind a Birmingham-based movie have waded into a debate about whether a £23 million plan to revolutionise cycling in Birmingham is discriminatory.

Waheed Saleem, chairman of Lunar Society

Lunar Society calls for Birmingham to have more control on host of issues

Chair of the Lunar Society, Waheed Saleem, believes Birmingham should push for control of skills, housing, welfare, business rates and a host of other taxation measures.

West Midlands Rail chairman Coun Roger Lawrence (front left) and vice-chairman Coun Mark Winnington (front right) with other council leaders and the proposition calling for greater responsibility to be handed over for local rail services

West Midlands transport chiefs demand responsibility for region's rail services

Leaders of 14 councils in the region want the right to award franchises and set investment priorities via a new West Midlands rail organisation

Disposing of garden waste will continue to carry a charge in Birmingham

'No privatisation' of city refuse service but garden tax stays

Councillor in charge of bins says budget cuts mean removal of garden waste cannot return to being free

Matthew Boulton

Westminster Abbey memorial and service for Birmingham industrialist Matthew Boulton

Matthew Boulton was one of the pioneers of the early Industrial Revolution and one of the founders of the Lunar Society

Principal of the University of Birmingham School Michael Roden which opens next year

University of Birmingham school inundated a year before it opens

The unique school could eventually rival fee-paying establishments as 1,600 parents sign up to attend open days

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

Steve McCabe MP who is calling for a regional government for the West Midlands

MP would 'give up House of Commons' for a regional committee

Scottish referendum should signal start of more powers being moved out of London to regions such as the West Midlands says a group of Labour MPs

Prime Minister David Cameron whose, Tory Party are due to come back for three further party conferences in Birmingham

Three more Conservative Party conferences coming to Birmingham

Tories due to announce trio of future events in Birmingham despite city deciding not to subsidise conferences at ICC

Lord Heseltine who has been a big supporter of shifting powers away from London

Birmingham Chambers call for greater say on region's future

Companies in the West Midlands need more power to control the tax raised here and better engagement in regional politics

Birmingham City Council

Trojan Horse fallout sees Whitehall official parachuted in

Sir Mike Tomlinson will spend a year ensuring changes are made following critical reports of city's schools

New plans to prevent Birmingham's disabled children travelling miles to school

Proposals come after councillors revealed last year that some children with special educational needs were having to get up to 12 buses a day

Liam Byrne MP who is calling for powers to be moved to the regions immediately

Liam Byrne urges Birmingham to convene 'constitutional convention'

Hodge Hill MP and former Cabinet Minister among a number of Labour MPs demanding action to move power from Westminster to English regions

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Brum From Above: Picture 6

Brum From Above round three: How well do you know Birmingham's landmarks?

1st Place: Selim Ozturk, General Manager, Birmingham Turkish Airlines; Paul Rice, Sam Hufton, Alun Thorne.

Warwickshire Golf and Country Club was the setting for the Birmingham Post golf day

Matthew Boulton

Westminster Abbey memorial and service for Birmingham industrialist Matthew Boulton

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