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Flats plan set to spell the end of city centre music pub The Flapper

Developers have been back to the drawing board to revise proposals for land occupied by city pub The Flapper

Controversial plans to knock down a canalside music pub and replace it with apartments have been revamped after being stalled last year.

The Flapper, near Arena Birmingham, ...

yesterday 02:35 open_in_new
Flats plan set to spell the end of city centre music pub The Flapper

Developers have been back to the drawing board to revise proposals for land occupied by city pub The Flapper

Controversial plans to knock down a canalside music pub and replace it with apartments have been revamped after being stalled last year.

The Flapper, near Arena Birmingham, ...

yesterday 02:35 open_in_new
Pertemps boss Tim Watts denies R-R road rage in London

One of the region’s most flamboyant business figures has sought to play down allegations that he unleashed a foul-mouthed tirade at a London bus driver after accusing him of damaging his Rolls-Royce.

One of the region’s most flamboyant business figures has sought to play down ...

2019-05-25 15:59 open_in_new
Legal action over Birmingham to London rail franchise

Virgin and joint venture partners in claim against the Department for Transport after ban on bidding for new West Coast Partnership franchise

Rail firms hoping to secure the contract for one of the Birmingham to London franchises have lodged a legal action against the ...

2019-05-25 05:29 open_in_new
Legal action over Birmingham to London rail franchise

Virgin and joint venture partners in claim against the Department for Transport after ban on bidding for new West Coast Partnership franchise

Rail firms hoping to secure the contract for one of the Birmingham to London franchises have lodged a legal action against the ...

2019-05-25 05:29 open_in_new
Birmingham projects win engineering accolades

Institution of Civil Engineers recognises developments and education initiatives across the city

A string of Birmingham projects took honours at the annual Institution of Civil Engineers West Midlands Awards.

The annual ceremony recognises the top built environment projects and ...

2019-05-25 04:26 open_in_new
Birmingham projects win engineering accolades

Institution of Civil Engineers recognises developments and education initiatives across the city

A string of Birmingham projects took honours at the annual Institution of Civil Engineers West Midlands Awards.

The annual ceremony recognises the top built environment projects and ...

2019-05-25 04:26 open_in_new
HS2 boss says future generations will be GRATEFUL if controversial rail project built

HS2 Ltd chief executive Mark Thurston said the UK must hold its nerve over the high-speed railway scheme

Future generations will be grateful if High Speed Rail 2 is built, the boss of the controversial project has claimed.

HS2 Ltd chief executive Mark Thurston said the UK must ...

2019-05-25 03:23 open_in_new
Anderton Park School head Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson condemns Roger Godsiff MP's 'misinformed and discriminatory' LGBT education comments

She said politician might be in breach of equality laws over remarks suggesting four and five-year-olds 'too young' to learn about gay relationships.

The headteacher at the centre of a furore over whether it is right to share LGBT equality messages with young children has issued a furious ...

2019-05-24 17:56 open_in_new
New leader promises to bring unity to Sandwell Council

Councillor Yvonne Davis is the third leader of Sandwell Council in six months

Sandwell Council's new leader has vowed to bring unity to the authority following years of "discord".

Councillor Yvonne Davies was officially elected as chief at a Sandwell Council meeting, ...

2019-05-24 13:44 open_in_new
New leader promises to bring unity to Sandwell Council

Councillor Yvonne Davis is the third leader of Sandwell Council in six months

Sandwell Council's new leader has vowed to bring unity to the authority following years of "discord".

Councillor Yvonne Davies was officially elected as chief at a Sandwell Council meeting, ...

2019-05-24 13:44 open_in_new
Don't resort to personal attacks, Walsall chief tells councillors

Election campaign was also marred by social media personal attacks

Party leaders in Walsall have agreed to leave personal attacks out of debates in the council chamber as they entered into the new political year.

Conservative chief Mike Bird was confirmed as the new leader of ...

2019-05-24 05:20 open_in_new
Don't resort to personal attacks, Walsall chief tells councillors

Election campaign was also marred by social media personal attacks

Party leaders in Walsall have agreed to leave personal attacks out of debates in the council chamber as they entered into the new political year.

Conservative chief Mike Bird was confirmed as the new leader of ...

2019-05-24 05:20 open_in_new
Buyout deal for luxury travel firm

Villa Select has been acquired by Scottish group Brooklyn Travel

A travel firm which specialises in villa holidays has been acquired by Scottish outfit Brooklyn Travel.

Alcester-based Villa Select operates 365 luxury properties throughout Europe, the US, Caribbean and south-east ...

2019-05-23 19:50 open_in_new
Buyout deal for luxury travel firm

Villa Select has been acquired by Scottish group Brooklyn Travel

A travel firm which specialises in villa holidays has been acquired by Scottish outfit Brooklyn Travel.

Alcester-based Villa Select operates 365 luxury properties throughout Europe, the US, Caribbean and south-east ...

2019-05-23 19:50 open_in_new
City centre car park used by thousands to be sold and 'redeveloped' - because it's not needed

It serves some of Birmingham's most popular attractions

A multi-storey car park in Birmingham city centre which serves theatre goers is to be sold by the council - with bosses saying it is not needed because of the Clean Air Zone.

The Paradise Circus facility on Brindley Drive is ...

2019-05-23 18:48 open_in_new
City centre car park used by thousands to be sold and 'redeveloped' - because it's not needed

It serves some of Birmingham's most popular attractions

A multi-storey car park in Birmingham city centre which serves theatre goers is to be sold by the council - with bosses saying it is not needed because of the Clean Air Zone.

The Paradise Circus facility on Brindley Drive is ...

2019-05-23 18:47 open_in_new
Property group A&J Mucklow bought out in £415m deal

Black Country-based group was founded in the 1930s but has now been acquired by London investors

A family-owned Black Country property group has been acquired in a £415 million deal.

A&J Mucklow Group, which was founded in 1933 and has been on the London Stock Exchange for ...

2019-05-23 13:32 open_in_new
Property group A&J Mucklow bought out in £415m deal

Black Country-based group was founded in the 1930s but has now been acquired by London investors

A family-owned Black Country property group has been acquired in a £415 million deal.

A&J Mucklow Group, which was founded in 1933 and has been on the London Stock Exchange for ...

2019-05-23 13:32 open_in_new
Flats plan set to spell the end of city centre music pub The Flapper

Developers have been back to the drawing board to revise proposals for land occupied by city pub The Flapper

Controversial plans to knock down a canalside music pub and replace it with apartments have been revamped after being stalled last year.

The Flapper, near Arena Birmingham, ...

2019-05-23 12:29 open_in_new
Passengers told new trains with fewer standard seats 'have more room for standing'

Upgrade to Chase Line into New Street has extra carriage - but it's First Class leaving commuters fuming

Passengers have complained that promised new trains with an ‘extra’ carriage - are in fact First Class.

And it has emerged that some of the new trains have FEWER standard ...

2019-05-23 11:26 open_in_new