An international ‘living lab’ showcase for state-of-the-art collaborative technologies will be created by global network and communications giant Cisco at Birmingham Science Park
Alan Clawley with a history lesson on Birmingham town planning and John Madin’s ’70s Birmingham Library
Two new show apartments will be launched at Crest Nicholson’s Park Central development in Birmingham city centre, at a special open day this weekend
Leading local digital experts have called for talent promotion and educational support to enable the region to help drive regional economic growth.
Birmingham Science Park has appointed former Advantage West Midlands Director Henriette Lyttle-Breukelaar to lead its European Projects team.
“Given an owner who is minded to do so, any sound building can be adapted to a new use”, writes Alan Clawley. Here are some examples.
The Midlands created more employment from foreign direct investment (FDI) than any other region in the UK 2011, according to Ernst & Young’s latest UK Attractiveness Survey.
The Balsall Heath Neighbourhood Plan is Going on public display.
Birmingham Council Leader Elect Sir Albert Bore has announced his cabinet to colleagues in the city council Labour group. The nominations will be put before the City Council AGM on 22nd May when Labour formally takes office.
mac birmingham re-opened its doors following a multi-million pound makeover and since then has attracted more than 1.7 million visits
The former president of one of the world’s largest and most successful motor companies will give a free talk at Coventry University next month as part of Coventry Car Day.
The Government remains half-hearted over jobs and growth – we need action not repetition of the same old promises, according to Institute of Directors West Midlands chairman John Rider.
Birmingham has been recognised as one of the best places for businesses to invest by international locations title, Site Selection.
Hopes that direct flight to China from Birmingham could help business investment have been raised
How to improve Coventry city centre? Ask undergraduates.
A shortlist of two preferred contractors has been drawn up to work with partners on the proposed new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.
A progress report on the saga of the Moseley Road Baths restoration.
Alan Clawley is learning to manage the disappointments his dealings with Birmingham City Council engender.
Martin Mullaney reports that Sarehole Mill should, hopefully, be a genuine flour mill in time to cash in on its links with JRR Tolkien
Birmingham FoE is hosting an event which takes people’s opinions and directs them into a discussion on action for a sustainable future which works for everyone.
With MIPIM 2012 now over, civic and business leaders from across the city are unanimous about the success of this year’s event.
Birmingham Friends of the Earth present the ‘City of the Future’ event, 20th March at Birmingham’s Council House
Join the people of Stirchley in a celebratory walk and laying of floral tributes commemorating the life of a once vibrant street.
Alan Clawley thinks It’s sometimes hard to believe, but, somewhere in the bowels of the City Council, our great city is being planned.
This year Coventry is set to have a number of large scale retail development schemes; putting pressure on smaller retailers
Artworks celebrate Stirchley’s history and point to the making of new prosperity : January – April 2012
Coventry University invites West Midlands businesses to an Open Innovation Masterclass
Walsall Labour is urging Council chiefs to grab the opportunity to bring well paid, long term jobs to the borough
John West writes more on the failure of Birmingham’s burghers to capitalise on the potential of a Midlands film industry.
Plans are afoot to give JRR Tolkien’s childhood playground a new lease of life – and generate some electricity.