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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.


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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.


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heaven sent 

12 Oct 17

Heaven 17 frontman Glenn Gregory talks to Dave Woodhall.


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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.


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Grammy winner takes up role at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire 

12 Oct 17

Prestige appointment for newly-opened facility.


Business
The $12 trillion dollar question 

11 Oct 17

Event to outline why West Midlands businesses should embrace Sustainable Development Goals.


Business
Birmingham tech firm to upscale and create more jobs 

11 Oct 17

Investment sought to boost Synapse business.


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Choir lets there be love 

11 Oct 17

Four weddings to celebrate twenty years.


Business
Senior bankers join ART Business Loans board 

10 Oct 17

Two new appointments to community finance group.


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Celebrate National Chocolate Week at Cadbury World 

10 Oct 17

Meet your favourite characters during everyone’s favourite week.


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Opening date for new Selfridges restaurant 

10 Oct 17

Fumo to open its doors this Saturday.


Blog music
Birmingham Jazz presents… 

9 Oct 17

More from Birmingham Jazz this week.


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Legends at Artrix 

7 Oct 17

Dire Straits founding member returns to Bromsgrove to perform this month.


Business
Good news for region’s bus passengers 

7 Oct 17

Landmark bus agreement renewed to improve services across West Midlands.


Business
University partnership inspires managers of the future 

6 Oct 17

Link-up with housing association to encourage staff ambition.


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Education opportunities for local businesses 

6 Oct 17

Birmingham universities offer free talent, training and support services to local SMEs.


Blog comment
May day- not a car crash but a six lane pile up 

4 Oct 17

Will Mapplebeck witnesses more whacko  politics at one crazy Tory knees-up What.


Business
London Midland innovation reaps rewards 

4 Oct 17

Customer experience and innovation awards for train company.


Blog music
The men behind the Madness 

3 Oct 17

Talking to Suggs from Madness and writer Tom Firth about musicals and the middle of our street.


Business
Region’s job creation outperforms national average 

3 Oct 17

23,257 new private sector jobs created across Greater Birmingham and Solihull in 2016.


Business
Mayor supports business lender expansion plans 

3 Oct 17

Loans company aims to “fill the gap” left by banks.


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More at Cadbury World 

3 Oct 17

Sooty’s Birthday Bake Off returns.


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Birmingham student wins prestigious Welsh music award 

3 Oct 17

Prestige Albert Hall date awaits.


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Here’s the beef 

3 Oct 17

A dinner celebrating the best of beef with Tom Aikens and the Lake District Farmers.


Villa
September song 

1 Oct 17

Villa notched up their fourth straight league win on Saturday, as Dave Woodhall reports.


Event
Coriolanus review: When mother knows best 

29 Sep 17

Richard Lutz takes his pew for a story about power and the inability to compromise ‘The thing about Coriolanus’, a chirpy theatre-goer told me in the interval of this Shakespeare play, ‘is that he didn’t listen to his mother like all good …


Business
Midland Heart scoop top prize at management awards 

29 Sep 17

Housing association recognised for employee relations.


Blog music
Eastside Jazz Club to open its doors 

29 Sep 17

“A space for some of the best musical experiences you’re ever likely to hear.


Blog comment
Hard Labour at Brighton Rock 

28 Sep 17

Will Mapplebeck survives the Labour Party Conference as delegates enjoy the surf at New Dawn-by-the-sea Somewhere in an alternative universe – far, far away – Labour sweeps to an historic victory in the 2017 General Election.


Villa
Easing into gear 

26 Sep 17

Dave Woodhall sees Villa win 4-0 away at Burton Albion.


Event
Screengrab: Fuhgedaboudit 

26 Sep 17

Richard Lutz plunders  the tv listing to find the movie of the week There are 432 different way to say ‘forget about it’, according to  Al Pacino in the Mafia drama Donnie Brasco (Fri, 1.00am, Sky Cinema Crime) .


Blog music
Allen’s key 

26 Sep 17

There’s more city jazz on Friday night.


Business
West Midlands Combined Authority back Black Country development 

25 Sep 17

£3.7 million support for Wednesfield industrial site.


Blog comment
Birmingham Northfield MP wins national road safety award 

25 Sep 17

Accolade honours longstanding commitment to safe vehicle development.


Villa
Terry’s Law 

24 Sep 17

Villa beat Nottingham Forest 2-1 on Saturday.


Blog comment
Car crash politics 

23 Sep 17

Will Mapplebeck fishes for the best politico-tv on the box.


Blog food
Plans revealed for new Selfridges restaurant 

22 Sep 17

San Carlo unveils exclusive designs for Birmingham opening.


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Chocival back for sweet second year 

22 Sep 17

Eat, drink and get covered in the stuff.


Business
Midland Heart boss makes the cut 

22 Sep 17

Housing charity director on ‘most influential’ list.


Blog comment
Media Awards: Eight battle it out for Midlands Newspaper of the Year 

21 Sep 17

Newcomer of the Year is the most hotly-contested category of this year’s Midlands Media Awards, with 26 entries received from media students and trainee reporters.


Business
Retirement Village opens at Longbridge 

20 Sep 17

Charity expand operations onto former car factory site.


Blog food
Cooking lessons with top Asian chef 

19 Sep 17

Anita launches Tiffin Tuesdays.


Villa
Senses and perspective 

17 Sep 17

Dave Woodhall on Villa’s 3-0 win at Barnsley, and some important stuff.


Blog music
Robin, rocking 

15 Sep 17

There’s a varied line-up at the Robin 2 over the next week or so.


Business
West Midlands companies losing out on tax savings – claim 

15 Sep 17

Taxation specialist warns region’s businesses are failing to take advantage of scheme.


Business
New Mailbox appointment aims to boost communication 

15 Sep 17

High-end retail complex appoints RileyRaven as Lead Creative Agency.