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Labour and Conservatives compete to prove who cares most about animal welfare 

14 Feb 18

MPs know animal welfare is one of the topics voters care about most…


Business
Middle East retail giant invests £15m in new Birmingham hub 

14 Feb 18

LuLu Group International plans to open European headquarters in Aston to support its global retail operations…


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How council plan to ease traffic flow in £1.2m town centre scheme 

14 Feb 18

Improvements will be made to the Mellish Road roundabout in Walsall…


Business
GKN to pay shareholders £2.5bn as firm fights off Melrose takeover 

14 Feb 18

Latest twist in hostile acquisition drama will see GKN sell off division which could be valued at 2 billion…


Business
Company fined £500,000 after worker run over by truck on Burntwood building site had to have leg amputated 

14 Feb 18

A worker suffered ‘life-changing injuries’ when he run over by tipper truck on a housing development site at Burntwood Business Park…


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Government accused of ignoring Birmingham’s bid for fire safety funding 

14 Feb 18

Birmingham City Council wants 19.4 million to help fit sprinklers in 213 city tower blocks…


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This MP’s heartbreaking story has prompted Birmingham City Council to offer free child burials and cremations 

14 Feb 18

It’s a matter of compassion and decency says council leader…


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£7.5 million pollution busting scheme for Birmingham’s buses 

14 Feb 18

The government is investing in new, cleaner greener buses across the Midlands…


Business
Rhino Interiors expands with new Birmingham office launch 

14 Feb 18

Coventry-based company agrees deal to open new office and showroom in Colmore Row…


Business
Post Office branch returns to Handsworth Wood a decade after closure 

14 Feb 18

Community gets their branch back after major cull in 2008…


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CPO unlocks Axis Square regeneration 

14 Feb 18

City council backs order to purchase parts of development site next to Mailbox which will enable work to start next year…


Business
First pictures of how The Ivy restaurant will look when it opens in Birmingham 

13 Feb 18

The swanky London restaurant will open a branch in Temple Row in spring 2018…


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£8m plan to return Highbury Hall to the glory days of the Chamberlains 

13 Feb 18

Massive restoration and renovation scheme…


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Homes and transport bonanza for Perry Barr thanks to Commonwealth Games 

13 Feb 18

First look at where athletes from around the world will live during sports jamboree…


Business
Thomas Cook flights to Tunisia resume after 2015 Sousse massacre 

13 Feb 18

Thomas Cook will be flying from Birmingham to Enfidha…


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MPs want to know how much sexual harassment goes on in the workplace 

13 Feb 18

People are invited to submit evidence to a House of Commons inquiry led by politicians including Birmingham MP Jess Phillips…


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Birmingham council ‘storing up tax hikes’ until after elections 

13 Feb 18

Claims comes after Labour reveals its final budget would include a total council tax rise of almost four per cent…


Business
Cherry Reds cafe in Kings Heath is up for sale 

12 Feb 18

The popular venue is looking for a new owner…


Business
Flapper pub announces closing date – but fight to save live music venue goes on 

12 Feb 18

Future of Birmingham’s canalside live music venue still worth fighting for say supporters…


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Row over Birmingham’s shrinking lollipop patrols 

12 Feb 18

Safety fears amid claims school crossing teams axed ‘by stealth…


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A third of child neglect deaths are linked to parents drinking 

12 Feb 18

Birmingham MP Liam Byrne grew up as the son of an alcoholic and now he wants more help for children in the same situation…


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Broad Street revellers to get their illegal drugs tested by police to save lives 

12 Feb 18

West Midlands Police Commissioner David Jamieson announces plan to cut admissions to hospital from poisoned or contaminated drugs…


Business
Nick Clegg guest speaker at Lunar Society dinner 

12 Feb 18

The Lunar Society hosted members and guests at the Edgbaston Stadium with The Rt Hon Nick Clegg as guest speaker at its annual dinner.


Business
Barberry to develop next phase of Advanced Manufacturing Hub 

12 Feb 18

Industrial unit will be speculatively developed after land deal agreed with Birmingham City Council and Homes England…


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Is Jacob Ress-Mogg the most powerful man in Britain? 

10 Feb 18

He likes to be seen as a relic from a bygone era, but we should take Jacob Rees-Mogg seriously…