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At Stechford Station, from left: Coun Neil Eustace, Coun Carol Jones, John Hemming MP and Coun Barbara Jackson

Stechford Station campaign wins battle for new lifts

Campaigners have been fighting for better access for wheelchair user and people with pushchairs who faced the '92-step marathon'

Birmingham's Labour MPs call for scrapping of 'garden tax'

Green waste dumped in Sheldon, Birmingham, with a council notice informing residents it will not be removed
City council insists it will keep with the charged service for next year but pledges to make improvements

Sir Bob Kerslake calls for Birmingham City Council to 'get the basics right'

Sir Bob Kerslake, who has set up a review of Birmingham City Council
The author of a key report into the city also revealed that he had turned down the chance to become Birmingham City Council’s chief executive in 2002

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At Stechford Station, from left: Coun Neil Eustace, Coun Carol Jones, John Hemming MP and Coun Barbara Jackson

Stechford Station campaign wins battle for new lifts

Campaigners have been fighting for better access for wheelchair user and people with pushchairs who faced the '92-step marathon'

Green waste dumped in Sheldon, Birmingham, with a council notice informing residents it will not be removed

Birmingham's Labour MPs call for scrapping of 'garden tax'

City council insists it will keep with the charged service for next year but pledges to make improvements

Sir Bob Kerslake, who has set up a review of Birmingham City Council

Sir Bob Kerslake calls for Birmingham City Council to 'get the basics right'

The author of a key report into the city also revealed that he had turned down the chance to become Birmingham City Council’s chief executive in 2002

Post Office walkout to hit deliveries after Perry Barr action

Walkout follows threat to 70 jobs at Birmingham base with cash deliveries facing delays across the West Midlands

Norfolk Tower, in Hockley

Tender launched for Birmingham tower demolition

Norfolk Tower to be razed as part of wider £26m housing improvement programme announced by city council three years ago

Plea to save Headless Cross Methodist Church from demolition

Conservationists in fight to influence redevelopment of vacant church after planning application goes in to build new houses

Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward has pledged to help students from poor families

Former BP boss donates £200,000 to Aston University

Tony Hayward backs major city scholarship boost for students from poor families

Chemistry apprentice

£23m Birmingham boost to create next generation of scientists

Six West Midland universities and a college will share £23 million for science and technology education.

Helen Milner-Viney business manger at the BioHub building on Birmingham Research Park, Edgbaston, Birmingham.

Birmingham Biohub paves way for growing medical quarter

Birmingham looks to attract start-ups away from Oxford or London.

Birmingham city centre as seen from the roof of Fort Dunlop

Call to tackle Birmingham's pollution problems

Data gathered from testing sites shows that the worst reading recorded at Birmingham’s Tyburn Road was 111 micrograms of nitrogen dioxide in each cubic metre

A child hides its face.

Lord Warner: NHS shares blame for Birmingham child protection failings

Lord Warner, who was appointed Birmingham children’s commissioner in April, has written to NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens to ask for his assistance

Library of Birmingham director Brian Gambles to leave after cuts

The director praised for steering the project through its development over the last decade, will retire early next year

Birmingham City Council given 12 months to improve or else

Beleaguered local authority faces dire consequences if it shows no progress within a year and could be broken up and taken over by central government

Ofsted probe as West Midlands' pupils failed by secondary schools

Investigation launched by government watchdog which will see a study published next year after newly published report highlights shock state of education

Professor of haematology Charlie Craddock (left) and Geoff Thomas outside the Centre for Clinical Haematology at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Selly Oak

Capacity to increase at Queen Elizabeth Hospital centre

The Centre for Clinical Haematology to be boosted by £1.5m fundraising campaign led by former Wolves footballer Geoff Thomas

Malala Yousafzai with her Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai receives Nobel Peace Prize

Heroic teenager becomes the youngest recipient of the internationally-recognised award

The Library of Birmingham updated

Library of Birmingham, parks and care services cut in crushing council budget

About 100 of the Library’s 188 staff will go as opening hours are cut from 73 to 40 per week and extra services for the public are stopped

Birmingham City Council

Unions blame Government over latest Birmingham City Council job cuts

The Library of Birmingham and a plethora of leisure services are among those to be scaled back to trim tens of millions of pounds off Birmingham City Council’s budget

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Job threat as Library of Birmingham opening hours to be slashed in city budget cuts

Less than two years after the £188 million library opened, about 100 staff could be made redundant as opening hours are cut from 73 to 40 hours per week

Birmingham City Council has come under intense fire in a damning report penned by Sir Bob Kerslake

Birmingham City Council 'failing the city and holding it back' says Kerslake

Sir Bob Kerslake pulls no punches in his damning report on the council as local government correspondent Neil Elkes assess its key findings

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Road to 'Paradise' mapped out as 11 years of building begins

Nick Button, Sean Bryne, Haydn Jones, Jonathon Wilby, Philip Costigan, Partners at Band Hatton Button, at the annual Band Hatton Button Commercial Property Buffet at St Mary's Guildhall in Coventry.

Property future discussed at Band Hatton buffet

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