Successful bid will generate over £390 million for local economy and provide lasting legacy.
Nature lovers are being asked to check their gardens for tigers in a bid to help conservationists studying the effects of climate change on moth distribution.
The head of a boutique architects practice reckons that the West Midlands is well on its way to becoming the next big ‘Grand Designs’ hotspot.
Young people join ‘gangs’ in response to a multitude of hardships and the role of the family should not be exaggerated or stigmatised, says a team of criminologists at London Metropolitan University.
The search to find the region’s tourism superstars begins in earnest this month
Driving in a heat wave can be dangerous – which is why DriveSafe has some simple tips for coping with this summer’s soaring temperatures.
Online retailer WAE+ today announced its intention to donate at least £10,000 to its Charity of the Year, Midlands Air Ambulance, throughout 2013.
Sir David Attenborough is urging the public to take part in the world’s largest butterfly count to assess if species are recovering after their worst year on record.
The European Commission has announced a plan to team up with the private sector and national governments to invest 22 billion euros in research over the next seven years.
Unemployed people with skills and experience in a range of industries and who have recent work experience, are being urged to take up a free course leading to new careers and jobs in training.
Local ambulance chiefs have issued advice for anyone taking advantage of the forecast heatwave.
Midlands Co-operative Society has been named Co-operative of the Year at Co-operative UK’s 2013 national awards ceremony.
Fire fighters from Highgate, Kings Norton, Ladywood and Northfield fire stations are taking on a job like no other
Helping social enterprises make the most out of new directives on local government procurement was the aim of one of the biggest social enterprises event ever held outside London.
A number of injuries have been reported in one of the Midlands’ biggest-ever peacetime blazes.
Andy Goff doesn’t like air pollution and he doesn’t like Chinese lanterns.
The English Curry Awards are returning once again to showcase the best curries England has to offer.
Companies across the West Midlands have received a major boost this week with the merger of two of the region’s leading business support providers.
Dave Woodhall comments on the latest blow to local-themed radio.
Four West Midlands police officers have received bravery awards.
A national report into policing mental health suffers has been released.
A Birmingham police officer has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his work in the community.
Financial advisers from across the West Midlands attended a course on auto enrolment yesterday – the new regime for workplace pensions that has begun to roll out.
Midlands Co-operative has launched their first mobile phone app Midlands Co-operative Store Finder.
Volunteers who help to save lives and support emergency work in the West Midlands are being thanked by ambulance bosses as part of National Volunteers Week.
Over 1000 employees from across the West Midlands swapped their usual job at work for a day giving something back to their local community and schools recently.
Barometer reveals 12-month high in West Midlands manufacturing SME confidence
Peter Lowe, Managing Editor of Sky News, is to be chairman of the judging panel for this year’s Midlands Media Awards, shortlisted nominations for which will be announced on Monday, May 13.
The West Midlands’ most glamorous ladies will take to the stage this weekend in a bid to win the crown of Miss Birmingham 2013.
A new publication from CAMRA, The Campaign for Real Ale, highlights the hidden gems of British pub architecture with 270 pub interiors of outstanding historic interest.