The Birmingham Post editor spells out the difficult choices: reduce the daily paper in size and coverage, or become a hefty 96-page weekly title + supplements. As one of the comments points out, there may also be an outside chance of a civic-ownership trust or even a local billionaire like John Caudwell sweeping in with £20m+ to spend — but don’t hold your breath. They’d also need to bring viable ideas to make the title profitable, as well as the cash.