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Which roads, bus and cycle routes have been awarded Government cash 

20 Oct 17

20 million Department of Transport cash to fund congestion busting schemes in Birmingham, Solihull, Walsall, Lichfield and Bromsgrove…


Business
Barton Willmore expands Birmingham team 

20 Oct 17

City office of design practice recruits a trio of new town planners…


Business
Driverless cars to be tested on the roads of Birmingham ‘within two years’ 

19 Oct 17

The Government has given the go ahead to researchers to trial the developing autonomous car technology…


Business
Wesleyan crowned Birmingham’s best at Post Business Awards 

19 Oct 17

Financial services firm whose history dates back 176 years wins praise for work in the community as it is named Company of the Year…


Business
Congestion ‘costing city more than £1m a day’ 

18 Oct 17

New report by chamber of commerce says members are struggling with punctuality and reduced productivity due to log jams on Greater Birmingham’s roads…


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Almost 8,000 families have ‘disappeared’ from Birmingham’s council house waiting list 

18 Oct 17

Revamp of waiting list in spring has seen thousands of households fail to reapply and officials don’t know why…


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New future for hotel building where Mahatma Gandhi ate 

18 Oct 17

Hunt has started to find a developer to regenerate Victorian complex once home to a vegetarian hotel and restaurant…


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Are degree apprenticeships the best kept secret of this current generation? 

17 Oct 17

Aston University were the first university to run degree apprenticeships in 2015…


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Why Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is going on hunger strike 

17 Oct 17

MP says nothing but water will pass his lips for a day as he raises awareness of Guantanamo Bay detainees…


Business
Over 100 new West Midlands trains – with wi fi and speeds up to 110mph 

17 Oct 17

New franchise operator announces which firms will build 107 new trains to be used across Birmingham and the West Midlands…


News
Birmingham City Council has a new deputy leader 

17 Oct 17

Vacancy arose after Ian Ward was elected leader last month…


Business
Hotel Chocolat to open café and store in Birmingham 

17 Oct 17

Chocolatier to launch its third venue in city centre but this time it comes with a caf as well…


Business
Historic US engineering firm opens first UK base in Birmingham 

17 Oct 17

Consultancy Burns McDonnell was founded in 1898 by Standford University graduates…


News
Here’s how your constituency will change when the map of Birmingham is re-drawn 

17 Oct 17

Birmingham is to lose one MP and many people will find themselves in a new constituency…


News
Women told to go 600 miles to ORKNEY as Midland refuges were full 

16 Oct 17

She faced huge journey as budget cuts bite…


Business
New plans for 15-storey student development backed by Chinese investors 

16 Oct 17

Latest project from Court Collaboration has again draw on Asian investors to support regeneration in Birmingham…


News
Conservatives want to force political campaigners on Twitter to include their real name on their profile page 

16 Oct 17

Tory plan would turn political obsessives on Twitter into criminals unless they published their real name in their Twitter profile…


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MPs have launched a serious attempt to stop Brexit happening if there’s no EU deal 

16 Oct 17

As the Government struggles to agree a trade deal with the EU, there’s growing speculation that Brexit could be delayed or cancelled entirely…


Business
Tony Iommi launches new £4 million Digbeth music school 

16 Oct 17

Black Sabbath guitarist opens new music school BIMM Birmingham…


News
Here’s why a ‘no-deal’ Brexit would be a total disaster for the West Midlands economy, employers and people 

14 Oct 17

Theresa May says the Government is preparing for the possibility of quitting the EU without a replacement deal, but this would cause enormous damage to the West Midlands…


Business
Former Sainsbury’s Bank chief takes over LEP 

13 Oct 17

Tim Pile succeeds Steve Hollis as chairman of Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership…


Business
Shortlist revealed for Birmingham’s premier industrial development site 

13 Oct 17

Four industrial and logistics companies in running to take on the Peddimore site…


Business
Another escape room game set to open in Birmingham 

13 Oct 17

Escape Reality submits plans to convert former banqueting hall in Jewellery Quarter into six-room escape attraction…


News
Taxi driver boss warns of ‘chaos’ following new one-way system in Birmingham city centre 

13 Oct 17

Redirecting Hill Street traffic will cause chaos says chairman of TOA Taxis…


News
There’s been a shocking rise in rough sleeping in the West Midlands 

13 Oct 17

There is concern over the shocking increase in the number of people forced to sleep rough…


News
Queen Elizabeth Hospital urged to stop ‘fannying about’ and build multi-storey car park 

13 Oct 17

Parking around the hospital has been a long-held issue…


Business
Jaguar man gives speech at law firm’s get-together 

13 Oct 17

More than 80 professionals from the West Midlands business community attended Talbots Not So Breakfast Club last week…


Business
Legal & General’s £53m backing for Jewellery Quarter development 

12 Oct 17

Finance group shows more faith in Birmingham property market with latest investment…


News
These travellers set up camp on a football pitch – and mowed the grass 

12 Oct 17

Politicians were criticising Travellers when one MP told a very different story about people who tidied up after themselves and even got out their lawnmower…


Business
Simworx rides wave of BGF support to target international growth 

12 Oct 17

Our latest profile of BGF’s clients in the West Midlands takes us to Kingswinford and Simworx which design indoor attractions for theme parks…


Business
Fresh private equity investment for Birmingham tech firm 

12 Oct 17

Equistone Partners Europe takes majority stake in Inspired Thinking Group…


News
Birmingham’s answer to Boris bikes are on their way 

12 Oct 17

Plans to place 5,000 ‘Street Bikes’ for loan across the region…


Business
RICS unveils new Colmore Row base 

12 Oct 17

Property trade body confirms it will move its West Midlands team out of Coventry to new base in city centre…


Business
Birmingham Post to publish Legal 500 supplement 

12 Oct 17

Get involved in annual ranking of the city’s and region’s top lawyers and law firms with our special supplement out later this month…


News
Here’s how you can help SAVE Moseley Road Baths 

11 Oct 17

The community will take over the historic Edwardian pool from April – but need to raise 75,000 to get going…


News
London Midland loses rail franchise: We put YOUR questions to new operator 

11 Oct 17

We ask West Midlands Trains some of the key questions which commuters will want to know two months ahead of service launch…


News
Universal Credit will leave thousands of Brummies facing eviction, homelessness and debt – welfare experts warning 

11 Oct 17

Birmingham welfare group issues stark warning to minister ahead of major benefit overhaul…


News
Treasury has examined how Brexit will affect the West Midlands but won’t publish the findings 

11 Oct 17

Chancellor Philip Hammond says officials have looked at the impact of Brexit on every region…


News
Pop millionaire’s bizarre attack on Birmingham Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai 

11 Oct 17

Pop legend Mike Stock was criticised when he asked Malala Yousafzai to confirm she’s not an extremist…


News
New roadworks and speed limits on busy Midland motorway 

11 Oct 17

Ten weeks of roadworks to install new barriers on busy section of motorway where M6 meets M54…


News
How a new Digbeth shelter will help rough sleepers get off the streets 

11 Oct 17

Tabor House in Digbeth will provide both shelter and help to get off the streets…


Business
Property consultancy boosts Birmingham team 

11 Oct 17

Two appointments grow city team at Sanderson Weatherall…


Business
Companies counting down to Great Birmingham Run Business Challenge 

10 Oct 17

Businesses from across the Midlands will be lining up on Sunday to tackle the annual competition to see which firms run fastest…


News
MP wants more cameras on Birmingham’s streets to catch young thugs 

10 Oct 17

MP Steve McCabe said: ‘We are losing control of our neighbourhoods…


Business
How you can help deliver presents with Royal Mail this Christmas 

10 Oct 17

It’s more than just delivering packages…


Business
Birmingham start-up wins brunch with Branson 

9 Oct 17

Project Jackfruit creates vegan and savoury cooking sauces using jackfruit and has now secured 5,000 to support business growth…


Business
Birmingham Post supplement explores wealth management 

9 Oct 17

Special pullout takes a look at some of the issues affecting the sector…


News
Solihull councillor faces probe after retweeting posts from former EDL leader Tommy Robinson 

6 Oct 17

Solilhull councillor Margaret Bassett, who sits on a religious education committee, sparks new controversy at council…


Business
Constantine Law reveals plans for a Birmingham hub 

6 Oct 17

Constantine Law has just announced plans to open a hub in Birminghams Colmore District.


Business
Passengers LOCKED inside plane at Birmingham Airport – when ground crew couldn’t find key 

5 Oct 17

Workers search for steps to get travellers off flight…







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