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Blog feature
What the stones remember; what you will never know 

18 Nov 17

Richard Lutz gets down and dirty to come up against history in the raw.


Business
Join venture between research organisations announced 

17 Nov 17

Innovation Birmingham Campus and RE-Rise Foundation to drive start-up success in UK and India.


Business
Housing company looks to work in community 

17 Nov 17

Rightio teams up with national charity to boost youth employment.


Business
Midland Heart gains accolade for customer services 

17 Nov 17

National accreditation rewards best practice in improving customer experience.


Business
Investment opportunities for new local businesses 

16 Nov 17

Digital tech start-ups to pitch for investment at Birmingham showcase.


Business
Mayor backs Government’s digital support for West Midlands 

16 Nov 17

Multi-million pound boost for region’s digital technology.


Business
Local restaurants make complaints following ‘slave’ raids 

15 Nov 17

Police watchdog to probe botched slavery investigation on Chinese restaurants.


Blog food
Tyson Fury coming to Wolverhampton 

15 Nov 17

One night only chance to meet former world heavyweight champion.


Business
Date set for HSBC Birmingham opening 

15 Nov 17

Date revealed as Press Club welcome sponsors.


Blog music
Kings Heath to hold Pink Floyd festival 

13 Nov 17

Day-long event to mark anniversary of legendary concert.


Blog comment
Are we reaching our critical state? 

13 Nov 17

Will Mapplebeck asks if we are observing the end of politics Remember ‘The End of History’ – Frances Fukuyama’s bold claim 25 years ago that the end of the Cold War meant ideology was over and history as we know it would effectively stop? I …


Villa
Do not disturb 

12 Nov 17

Dave Woodhall on the lack of proper football last weekend and Villa’s forthcoming attractions.


Business
Innovation Birmingham Campus welcomes new arrival 

11 Nov 17

SwiftLocum becomes latest start-up to join Digital Health Quarter.


Business
Birmingham and Leipzig: Driving innovation and growth for 25 years 

10 Nov 17

Birmingham plays host to delegation from German city.


Business
WMCA awards £3.7 million to Telford & Wrekin Borough Council 

10 Nov 17

Funds granted for brownfield site regeneration.


Business
£150 million Black Country Land and Property Investment Fund launched 

9 Nov 17

Funding earmarked for projects supporting re-use of brownfield land and buildings.


Blog music
Notorious bigger 

9 Nov 17

Choir to raise Town Hall roof in twentieth anniversary celebrations.


Business
Black Country company newly-minted 

8 Nov 17

£1 million machine investment proves just Mint for the new pound coin.


Business
Retail association opens new Edgbaston office 

7 Nov 17

Expansion leads to new office space.


Business
Development conference set for Birmingham 

7 Nov 17

Development and regeneration plans in the West Midlands to be unveiled.


Business
Birmingham hoteliers enjoy best-ever summer 

7 Nov 17

Sporting fixtures and cultural festivals help city’s hoteliers reach seasonal peak.


Blog music
Hare & Hounds in November 

7 Nov 17

Electro, dance, hip hop and all that jazz.


Villa
Another one of those days 

5 Nov 17

Dave Woodhall on Villa’s 2-1 defeat at home to Sheffield Wednesday.


Blog comment
Screengrab: The disunited state of America 

4 Nov 17

Screengrab usually highlights the film of the week on tv.


Business
New opportunities for Midlands businesses to deliver UK aid 

4 Nov 17

Minister’s review aids local businesses tackle humanitarian crisis.


Blog comment
Burton’s best, say media awards judges 

4 Nov 17

Recognition for region’s top media stars.


Business
“Terrific business” for Black Country Broadband Project 

3 Nov 17

55,000 households and businesses now benefit from new technology.


Business
Mayor’s office launches mentor scheme 

2 Nov 17

Mentoring partnership to get young people on the path to success.


Villa
Whisper it quietly… 

1 Nov 17

Dave Woodhall talks about Villa’s 2-0 win at Preston.


Business
Building up a head of STEAM 

31 Oct 17

Building of Birmingham innovation centre gets underway.


Blog food
Chocolate treats for Bonfire Nights 

31 Oct 17

Remember remember the history of Cadbury this November.


Blog music
The Light parade 

31 Oct 17

Festive community parade shines a light on Bromsgrove this December.


Business
Midland air conditioning firm wins elite partner status 

30 Oct 17

Recognition for attainment in training and customer focus.


Blog food
Birmingham cheese lovers rejoice! 

30 Oct 17

San Carlo joins forces with Grana Padano to launch unique menu.


Villa
Never on a Sunday – or any day 

29 Oct 17

Dave Woodhall reflects on Villa’s 0-0 draw at Blues.


Villa
A point gained, or two lost? 

29 Oct 17

Andy Munro gives a Blue version of events at St Andrews.


Blog comment
Enterprise Partnership aims to boost local innovation 

26 Oct 17

Organisations encouraged to apply for more than £6 million of funding.


Blog food
Christmas is coming to Cadbury World 

26 Oct 17

Get ready for a magical Christmas at Cadbury World.


Business
Black Country Passport to Employment hailed a success 

25 Oct 17

Independent evaluation praises positive support for young people.


Business
Fumi launches with VIP party 

25 Oct 17

Glittering open day for new Bullring restaurant.


Business
Solihull coach firm wins airline transport deal 

24 Oct 17

LandFlight agrees new three-year contract with FlyBe.


Blog food
New menu for Tom’s Kitchen 

24 Oct 17

Autumn comes to Mailbox restaurant.


Blog food
Halloween treat at Cadbury World 

24 Oct 17

Terrifyingly good chocolate creation unveiled for half-term.


Blog music
Birmingham Jazz to host new festival 

23 Oct 17

Two days of world-class jazz in the Jewellery Quarter.


Villa
Very Terry 

22 Oct 17

Dave Woodhall on Villa’s windswept 2-1 win at home to Fulham.


Business
Birmingham City University welcomes senior Chinese delegation 

21 Oct 17

“Impressive” university hailed as further investment promised.


Blog music
Month-long festival of Black arts launched 

21 Oct 17

BASS2017 to offer performances throughout November.


Business
Sustainable energy company starts right 

20 Oct 17

Clean technology start-up crowned Birmingham’s New Business of the Year.


Blog food
Core Issues 

18 Oct 17

                                                                                                                                credit: dicpix Richard Lutz harvests the last remnants of…


Blog music
SHOUT it out 

18 Oct 17

LGBQT festival announces full details.


Business
All aboard for public transport testing 

18 Oct 17

Call for volunteers as Whim app begins UK trials.


Blog food
The sweet taste of success 

18 Oct 17

Wolverhampton baker becomes cake maker to the stars.


Blog music
Birmingham-based folk singer to make Christmas collaboration 

17 Oct 17

Christmas Kitchen Garden Cafe date for folk duo.


Blog music
Student smashes second world record with musical outfit 

17 Oct 17

Running Viola makes his mark on Birmingham International Marathon.


Villa
The local un-derby 

15 Oct 17

Dave Woodhall sees Villa lose 2-0 to Wolves.


Blog music
Bob Dylan paintings go on sale in Birmingham 

13 Oct 17

Limited editions form part of new exhibition of legend’s work.


Business
New Chair for Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership announced 

13 Oct 17

Management structure changes at regional business organisation.


Blog music
heaven sent 

12 Oct 17

Heaven 17 frontman Glenn Gregory talks to Dave Woodhall.


Blog music
Sabbath legend opens Birmingham music college 

12 Oct 17

Tony Iommi Scholarship awarded to student.


Blog comment
Mayor keeps pledge on multi-faith conference 

12 Oct 17

Sign-up to be part of West Midlands multi-faith conference.