The new Birmingham Post is out today and highlights in this week's issue include:
The skills crisis facing the West Midlands manufacturing industry;
M6 Toll operators hit back at claims it has been a failure;
The Edgbaston-based label taking on the music industry big names;
A look at the refurbished luxury hotel Hampton Manor PLUS win a weekend's stay for two;
Why bookmakers should take some of the blame in the Pakistan cricket betting scandal;
A sneak preview of the newly-opened Shugborough Hall;
The electronic brilliance behind the Modified Toy Orchestra;
Interview with Martin Shaw on his homecoming at the Birmingham Hippodrome;
And Kevin MacDonald defends his friend Martin O'Neill over events that led to the former Villa manager's departure from the club.
The Birmingham Post is on sale now, price £1.