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Peaky Blinders founder: This is why Channel 4 should come to Birmingham

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight has urged Channel 4 to move to Birmingham. The Hollywood director, who is set to open a major film studio in the city, said he was happy to spell out to the publicly-funded broadcaster why it should join him here. Mr

5 min. ago in Regional West
 
US finance giant invests £42m in Birmingham company

US finance giant invests £42m in Birmingham company

A West Midlands business which supplies the data shown up by internet search engines has secured £42 million of new investment from a US financial giant. 118 Group, which has bases in Sutton Coldfield and Leamington Spa, has received the capital injectio

46 min. ago in Regional West
 
BBC Three starts recruiting in Birmingham ahead of move

BBC Three starts recruiting in Birmingham ahead of move

The BBC is planning to expand its crop of up-and-coming young talent in the city by launching a new apprenticeship and training programme for BBC Three. The corporation, whose Birmingham base is at the Mailbox, will recruit six apprentices and six traine

46 min. ago in Regional West
 
Birmingham offers two prime locations for a new Channel 4 headquarters

Birmingham offers two prime locations for a new Channel 4 headquarters

Birmingham is ready and willing to help Channel 4 set up shop in the city and has offered two prime locations for a headquarters building, it has been revealed. They include a prestigious spot near the landmark city centre high speed rail station. It com

46 min. ago in Regional West
 

Jobs and apprenticeships pledge in Labour's West Midlands Mayor manifesto

Labour’s West Midlands Mayor candidate has promised to create 8,000 apprenticeships for young people if elected in May. Launching his mayoral manifesto today, Sion Simon, has also pledged to restore pride in the region and ensure it punches its weight on

today, 00:37 in Regional West
 

I've finally been forced to accept that Brexit really is happening

I guess it’s time to accept that Brexit really is happening. Announcing in the House of Commons that she had finally sent our EU partners a letter saying we want to leave, Theresa May said: “This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning b

yesterday, 18:51 in Regional West
 
Luxury watch brand to open at Merry Hill

Luxury watch brand to open at Merry Hill

Luxury watch brand Tag Heuer is to open its first store in the West Midlands. The company is launching a new shop in the Merry Hill centre in Brierley Hill on April 1 which will help to compensate for the recent closures of Sainsbury's, BHS and Early Lea

yesterday, 18:05 in Regional West
 

Revealed: These are the most common jobs in the West Midlands

Perhaps unsurprisingly, you’re more likely to find car makers and metal workers than scientific researchers in the West Midlands. An analysis of where different industries are concentrated in Britain shows electricity and gas, manufacturing, transport an

yesterday, 18:05 in Regional West
 

See inside Sutton Coldfield's chic new restaurant Bistrot Pierre

Say bonjour to Sutton Coldfield’s latest new restaurant. French restaurant chain Bistrot Pierre has opened a new eatery at Mere Green. The restaurant is part of the Mulberry Walk retail and leisure development and comes on the back of the Brindleyplace b

yesterday, 18:05 in Regional West
 
How Town Hall & Symphony Hall CEO has inspired staff to enter 10K

How Town Hall & Symphony Hall CEO has inspired staff to enter 10K

Staff at the city’s Town Hall & Symphony Hall staff are being encouraged to keep their work-life balance in harmony – by entering the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k. Chief Executive Officer Nick Reed has inspired four colleagues to join him on...

yesterday, 18:05 in Regional West
 

See stunning new pictures of Birmingham's rapidly changing skyline

A photo shoot held on the top of Alpha Tower at sunrise shows Birmingham in a whole new light. Ten photographers went to the top of the 28-storey building in time for dawn on the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19, 2017. The result is a dive

yesterday, 18:05 in Regional West
 

Calls for Channel 4 to move to Birmingham with relocation on the cards

Campaigners have called for Channel 4 to be moved to Birmingham after it emerged a consultation over a relocation had begun. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced she will look into moving the broadcaster out of London - and the push has begun fo

yesterday, 17:45 in Regional West
 

Commuters warned over MORE roadworks coming to Spaghetti Junction

A new set of speed restrictions and road closures are due to come into force at Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham. Highways England has announced plans to carry out work underneath the main carriageway around junction six of the M6 where it connects with

yesterday, 16:21 in Regional West
 
Qatari investors to explore Birmingham opportunities

Qatari investors to explore Birmingham opportunities

Birmingham hosted the largest ever Qatari business delegation today as it welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May and senior business figures to the city. The Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum was also attended by Qatar Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasse

Tuesday, 17:03 in Regional West
 
Union Unite threatens its own officials with legal action over newspaper from West Midlands leadership candidate Gerard Coyne

Union Unite threatens its own officials with legal action over newspaper from West Midlands leadership...

Trade union Unite has told supporters of leadership hopeful Gerard Coyne that they may face legal action if they distribute his latest publicity material. The warning came in a letter from Unite's acting general secretary Gail Cartmail to Unite branch se

Tuesday, 17:03 in Regional West
 


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