Quite apart from being the man who really made the Mini, Birmingham tycoon, Leonard Lord, was, arguably, the most important British industrialist of the latter half of the twentieth century.
Food Technology students at Solihull School enjoyed a slice of the action when it came to celebrating Homemade Bread Day.
Remarkable musician Edwyn Collins will be heading out on tour again next year, returning to Glee Club Birmingham on Sunday 21st April 2013.
Disabled artist, Zoe Partington-Sollinger has been commissioned by The Public in West Bromwich and DASH to create a permanent piece of art for their gallery
Walsall Council’s decision not to collect the ‘wrong sort of rubbish’ is a case of the authority forgetting who it is supposed to serve; Labour Councillor, Sean Coughlan, has warned.
Research led by Professor Raghavendra Rau has focused fresh light onto bribery and flies in the face of previous survey-based studies
As the year draws to its close, join award winning poet Holly Corfield Carr on a circular walk through the dramatic mythology and geology of the Roaches.
Birmingham Repertory Theatre will celebrate its 100th birthday in February 2013 and as part of the plans to mark the landmark anniversary are asking for local people’s treasured memories of the theatre.
Midlands theatre company “Don’t Go into the Cellar!” will be performing an original one-off show to help save Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home this Christmas.
Birmingham’s Friends of the Central Library has submitted a formal objection to the Argent planning application for Paradise Circus.
A free professorial lecture taking place at Coventry University on Thursday 29th November is set to explore the importance of practical experience in engineering education.
Research published today by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has revealed that people in the West Midlands spend an average of one hour and 45 minutes dwelling on regrets every week
Birmingham’s legendary live music venue The Jam House has a Christmas calendar ‘jam packed’ with activities bigger than Santa’s sleigh – and designed to build up an appetite both on and off the dance floor.
Sir Howard Elston, our diplomatic correspondent, today has been named the new director general of the BBC.
The Battle Back Centre (Lilleshall), which provides adaptive sport and adventure training activities to enhance the recovery of wounded, injured and sick men and women from all three Services, was opened today by The Royal British Legion and the Ministry of Defence.
Alan Clawley believes Birmingham doesn’t capitalise on its historic assets and suggests a better way to make more of them.
Queen Alexandra College’s ‘Fit for the Future’ appeal was launched this month – aided by a celebrity former student.
Celia Burton, a retired TV producer from Halesowen, is holding a Christmas Carol Concert on Wednesday 5th December 2012 in Birmingham.
Terry Wills is a very happy Baggie.
There’s a beery blues invasion on the way, with a quartet of fine practitioners descending on the area. Martin Longley has already caught them all, up in York during the last few months…
Howard Elston, our US correspondent is travelling in the States learning more about our American cousins. Today, he answers your vital questions:
Meet Birmingham, the city’s official business tourism programme, hosts its second Showcase event on 22-23 November 2012
Laurence Inman eavesdrops on talk of justification.
Ruby Maihem returns to The Public in West Bromwich on Saturday 8 December with a festive night of Burlesque glitz and glamour.
Today marks the 38th anniversary of one of the saddest days in the city’s history, the Pub Bombings of 1974. Here the campaigning group Justice for the 21 talk about their quest to uncover the truth behind this atrocity.
A motion by Walsall Council Labour Group condemning cuts by the coalition government in the council tax and housing benefits has won the support of Conservative and Lib Dem councillors.
Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) fuels further growth, adds 150 jobs with new state-of-the-art facility at Birmingham Airport
Country and Western fans will be high-tailing it down to Bloxwich next month to catch up with Knoxville Highway
A protest was held yesterday evening by the Save Walsall’s Green Spaces and Countryside Services Facebook Group.
Amnesty International invites you to their annual fundraising Christmas Concert for Human Rights in aid of Amnesty International and Freedom from Torture.