News from Birmingham Post

Clergyman Dick stands for Parliament for seventh time

A FORMER doctor turned vicar is standing for Parliament for the seventh time and says ‘it isn’t about winning’. Voters in the marginal Edgbaston seat will see the name of Dick Rodgers and his own Common Good Party on their ballots when they go to the pol

40 min. ago in Regional West
 
Royal Orthopaedic appoints first female chairman

Royal Orthopaedic appoints first female chairman

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham has appointed its first female chair. Dame Yve Buckland will take over the role next month and her appointment means that five of the city's seven hospitals are now chaired by women. She was awarded the DBE in

40 min. ago in Regional West
 
BAM to lead £35m Studley Castle regeneration

BAM to lead £35m Studley Castle regeneration

Construction group BAM will lead the £35 million regeneration of Studley Castle hotel in Warwickshire. The Grade II*-listed country house was acquired by Warner Leisure Hotels last year since when it has closed to undergo a major programme of renovation

today, 10:46 in Regional West
 

Revealed: This is the hotel group which will open at The Grand

The redevelopment of Birmingham's historic Grand building will be completed with a new 180-bedroom hotel and roof-top pool. Owner Hortons' Estate has agreed a conditional partnership with Principal Hotel Company which specialises in opening hotels in lan

today, 09:57 in Regional West
 
Swoopos secures new funding for national launch

Swoopos secures new funding for national launch

A tech start-up company which has developed a mobile ordering app has secured £300,000 in new funding. Birmingham-based Swoopos is used for ordering and payment, inventory, staff management, customer data analysis and college as a loyalty scheme. Its cou

today, 05:25 in Regional West
 
National planning consultancy opens in Birmingham

National planning consultancy opens in Birmingham

A national planning consultancy has opened its first Midlands office in Birmingham. Indigo Planning has launched a new base in Colmore Row to join its existing stable of offices in Manchester, Leeds, London and Dublin. Indigo said it was attracted to Bir

today, 05:25 in Regional West
 

Calls for clampdown on basement extensions

Homeowners should need the permission of their next door neighbours before creating disruptive basement extensions, it has been claimed. The call came after the owner of a semi-detached home in Chantry Road, Moseley, was given the go head to dig out a ba

today, 05:25 in Regional West
 
Toyota dares to be different with this spacious crossover

Toyota dares to be different with this spacious crossover

If you are a sci-fi fan fan and in the market for a new car take a trip to your local Toyota dealership – and be prepared to be blown away. The Japanese car company has – in the words of Buzz Lightyear – gone to infinity and beyond with the design of its

yesterday, 19:15 in Regional West
 
Halfords hit by weak pound as profit dips

Halfords hit by weak pound as profit dips

Retailer Halfords has posted a 10.5 per cent fall in annual profits as it took a hit from the weak pound and saw the timing of Easter knock recent sales. The Redditch-based listed group, which sells bikes, car parts and accessories, reported pre-tax prof

yesterday, 10:53 in Regional West
 
Sakari Oramo: The CBSO made me who I am today says conductor

Sakari Oramo: The CBSO made me who I am today says conductor

For ten years Sakari Oramo was conductor-in-residence at Symphony Hall, in his capacity as music director of the CBSO. But in 2008 he left, in order to conduct orchestras in his native Scandinavia. From there he moved on to take over the principal conduc

yesterday, 10:53 in Regional West
 

Tributes paid to pioneering Birmingham surgeon Phil Glithero

Tributes have been paid to a pioneering and “compassionate” surgeon who helped change the lives of Midland youngsters. Phil Glithero, who worked at Birmingham’s Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, died peacefully at his home in Hall Green, after a long illness a

yesterday, 06:09 in Regional West
 
Assay Office could be stopped from using anchor mark abroad

Assay Office could be stopped from using anchor mark abroad

A controversial move by Birmingham Assay Office to use its famous anchor mark abroad could be scuppered. In 2016, the office announced it was opening a new branch in India where jewellery could be verified, or 'assayed', with the same anchor mark used in

yesterday, 05:45 in Regional West
 
Digital sector 'will create 14,000 West Midlands jobs'

Digital sector 'will create 14,000 West Midlands jobs'

The digital and technology industries are set to add £2 billion to the region's economy and create 14,000 jobs, according to a new report into the sector. The study, entitled 'Tech and Digital: Deep Dive Report', has been compiled by Birmingham City Univ

yesterday, 05:45 in Regional West
 

Tide turning for Aston Martin on back of DB11 success

Luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin has enjoyed a positive start to the year on the back of the new DB11 with revenue more than doubling and pre-tax profit returning to the black. The Warwickshire-based firm said turnover for the first quarter of 2017 h

yesterday, 05:45 in Regional West
 

General Election 2017: The millionaire donors who have backed the parties

SOME of Britain’s richest people, companies and trade unions gave more than £7 million to political parties in the first week of the General Election campaign. According to details released by the Electoral Commission, the Conservative Party received £4.

yesterday, 05:45 in Regional West
 
Page:


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31