Alan Clawley on the impending closure of Birmingham Central Library in June – but ideas are still being proposed for its future
Gordon takes an elliptical journey down a jungle path that has an end.
Birmingham born writers, Robin French and Rachel De-Lahay are to join Birmingham Repertory Theatre as Writers-In-Residence for a 12 month period.
With the age of literary correspondence dying, it seems more important than ever to provide spaces of warmth and comfort in which writers can not only retreat
Operation Black Vote unveiled Birmingham’s new generation of civic leaders at a media launch of their Civic Leadership Programme last week.
Australian photographer Pete Delaney travelled with Richard Lutz and friends between Rangoon and Mandalay by bike. Here are some of his pictures
One of the biggest breakthroughs in controlling electricity distribution for decades is being developed in the heart of the West Midlands.
Plop was a baby Barn Owl. He was exactly the same as every barn owl that has ever been, except for one thing – he was afraid of the dark!
Chef Richard Turner, whose Harborne based restaurant holds a Michelin Star, gave his time to open the new training café and ‘A Quiet Place’ at Queen Alexandra College
Terry Wills on two England teams, and the Albion during international week.
A new agreement has been signed between the University of Wolverhampton and Walsall FC to provide fitness and psychological support to players.
The final countdown is on for contestants to enter this year’s Miss Birmingham competition.
Media and creative professionals from across Birmingham revealed their competitive sides as they battled against each other in a bid to raise more than one thousand pounds for two local charities.
The eighth annual Hexham Book Festival, which will take place this year from 24 April to 2 May, has just announced its line-up, with a variety of writers offering events blending words, stories and ideas.
Our sports reporter Howard Elston (DOA) returns from his enforced stay in an Iowa penal institution to give us the latest shockeroo of the year.
The Phantom of the Opera musical, which pupils performed in the Bushell Hall over five nights, received a standing ovation from the 600 strong audience
The new Hamlet at Stratford is full-on muscular theatre: it is Hamlet as cage fighter, says Richard Lutz
Terry Wills reviews the Alex’s recent production of Priscilla – Queen of the Desert.
Laurence Inman casts a critical eye on the art of Shakespeare.
Long term supporters of Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the award-winning Grosvenor G Casino, have announced their sponsorship of the theatre for a sixth consecutive year.
Wanted – actors, dancers and flash-mobbers. Flash Mob – Easter Sunday , 31st March 2013, 1430 – 1530, Millennium Point Main Concourse
Richard Lutz continues his trip by bike through Burma
Sons Without Fathers, which is a new adaptation of Chekhov’s first play – Platonov – will be on in April at The Belgrade Theatre
An entrepreneurial student has launched his own business to help college leavers apply and prepare for university life.
Washout 2012 was the worst year for UK butterflies on record with 52 out of the 56 species monitored suffering declines, a scientific study today revealed.
John Russell believes companies have a unique chance to take advantage of favourable exchange rates, a desire to buy ‘British’ and unrivalled investment
Visit Birmingham has unveiled a new tourism campaign designed to boost the region’s cultural profile
With the school holidays here our travel columnist writes about a place that’s a bit closer to home than usual, and well worth visiting.
A decision by Walsall Council not to grit any roads on Saturday 23rd March has been described by Walsall’s Labour Group as “bizarre”.
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