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Blog food
Cadbury World unveils more dates for hit pantomime 

16 Dec 17

Sweet treat for panto lovers at Bournville.


Business
Boost for Birmingham property company 

15 Dec 17

Barclays and Cambridge University join forces to help UK businesses scale up.


Blog music
Inspirational Conservatoire now in print 

15 Dec 17

First illustrated history of one of Britain’s finest performing arts schools.


Blog music
BIMM Birmingham hosts Firestone’s Battle of the Bands 2017 

14 Dec 17

Three finalists bid to become Britain’s champion unsigned band.


Business
Public service, or private enterprise? 

13 Dec 17

Should private companies be undertaking police work? Dave Woodhall argues not.


Business
Railway investment means holiday timetable changes 

13 Dec 17

Passengers advised to plan ahead while track upgraded.


Blog food
Cook ready for lunch 

12 Dec 17

Award-winning comic to star at Press Club function.


Business
New regional train company plans for expansion. 

12 Dec 17

West Midlands Trains starts £1 billion investment into the UK rail network.


Blog comment
The rights and wrongs of Mr Will Mapplebeck 

11 Dec 17

May: wrong Columnist  Will  Mapplebeck is bang on for some of his 2017 predictions a year ago.


Blog music
Electronic music event comes to Birmingham 

11 Dec 17

Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music announced.


Villa
Snow goal draw 

10 Dec 17

Dave Woodhall endures Villa’s goalless draw at home to Millwall.


Blog music
Digbeth Calling 

9 Dec 17

Stephen Pennell watches another night of Birmingham’s finest.


Blog food
Eggs are not only for Easter 

8 Dec 17

Hens hoping there’ll be room at the inn this Christmas.


Blog food
Black Country employment boost for social enterpise 

8 Dec 17

£4,500 raised for Lunch on the Run.


Blog food
San Carlo opens new outlet in Birmingham 

8 Dec 17

Sweet treats in store at Italian restaurant’s latest venture.


Blog music
Figure it out 

7 Dec 17

Stephen Pennell witnesses another step towards global stardom for one of Birmingham’s finest.


Business
Shropshire architect partnership continues to grow 

6 Dec 17

£6 million healthcare projects completed.


Blog music
Quo-tation marks 

6 Dec 17

Rachel Watts watches the return of Status Quo to Wolverhampton.


Business
Tonik for charity at Christmas 

6 Dec 17

Energy company aims to boost children’s charity through referral scheme.


Business
West Midlands businesses urged to be HS2-ready 

5 Dec 17

Procurement picks up pace for high-speed project.


Blog food
Birmingham ale scene building up a… 

5 Dec 17

Expanding brewery chain to open city centre pub.


Blog music
Uncommonly good jazz 

4 Dec 17

Big noise at change of venue for Birmingham Jazz.


Villa
Friday on my mind 

3 Dec 17

Villa got a draw at Leeds on Friday night.


Blog comment
Birmingham looks to Asia for post-Brexit investment 

1 Dec 17

City attracts £300 million investment from Hong Kong creating over 1,000 new homes.


Business
Birmingham businesses urged to tap into £3 million fund 

1 Dec 17

Call comes to mark Small Businesses Saturday.


Blog music
I’m a shiny floor tv viewer, get me out of here 

30 Nov 17

Richard Lutz dives into the world of talent shows and jungle fever I’m still scraping my body clean with sharp instruments to remove layers of goop, slime and the reflections of industrially whitened teeth.


Blog music
18-month-old Daisy star of Christmas Concert 

30 Nov 17

Joint charities fundraising initiative for festive event.


Business
New generation of business brains to step out 

30 Nov 17

Entrepreneurship consultancy Enploy partners with BCU to help graduates take The Next Step.


Blog comment
Thorpe redux 

29 Nov 17

Will Mapplebeck reviews a book about disgraced Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe in a time of a dark intolerant Britain.


Sport
Tyson Fury has a message for his Midland fans 

29 Nov 17

Tickets on sale for night with world champion.


Blog music
Christmas carols with Birmingham Bach Choir 

29 Nov 17

Enjoy the spirit of Christmas with two free appearances from the acclaimed choir.


Blog music
Jazz exhibition set for New Street 

29 Nov 17

Jazz festival photos to grace city station.


Blog food
Cadbury World unveils won-deer-ful Christmas creation 

29 Nov 17

Seasonal fun comes to Bournville.


Business
Customer focus award for West Midlands manufacturer 

26 Nov 17

Solution delivery leads to major industry honour.


Villa
Albert and the Lions 

26 Nov 17

Dave Woodhall reports from Villa’s 2-0 win at home to Ipswich.


Blog comment
Mayor to host multi-faith conference 

25 Nov 17

Event aims to build togetherness through faith.


Business
Air India to launch new flight from Birmingham 

25 Nov 17

Non-stop to Amritsar service set for launch.


Blog food
Kenya Uncovered 

23 Nov 17

Sweet wine, proverbs stitched into clothes, a 90km road race: Katy Dutko, an educational aid officer in Africa, offers a page from her Kenyan notebook   Maasai Shuka : You may have seen pictures of the Maasai wearing a red cloth that looks …


Business
Primera Air to increase presence at Birmingham Airport 

23 Nov 17

Airline will offer direct flights to Mallorca and Malaga.


Blog food
UK Cheese Fest hits town 

22 Nov 17

Alison Roberts-Tse reports back from Digbeth with a very cheesy grin.


Villa
A date to remember 

21 Nov 17

Dave Woodhall on Villa’s 2-1 win over Sunderland and other affairs of the day.


Business
Birmingham tax specialist calls for investment help in budget 

21 Nov 17

Government action “holds the key to innovation boost.


Business
Edge Testing boost Midlands Digital Test Hub with new recruits 

21 Nov 17

Additions to workforce will aid plans to improve digital skills in the region.


Blog music
High note for child road safety 

20 Nov 17

Safety campaign goes on tour.


Villa
Bush whackers 

19 Nov 17

Villa won 2-1 at QPR.


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.