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Wasps issues retail bond to become one of world's richest rugby clubs

Wasps have moved to Coventry's Ricoh Arena

The Coventry club is to launch a retail bond listed on the London Stock Exchange

Clive Reeves PR wins Colmore Food Festival brief

Clive Reeves, whose PR agency will promote the 2015 Colmore Food Festival, with Ann Tonks, director with restaurant group Opus, and Michele Wilby, executive director of Colmore Business District (seated)
City centre agency signed up to promote annual festival which will this year feature 25 bars and restaurants from business district

Bringing back Midland Bank would be right move, Birmingham historian claims

Midland Bank
Speculation is growing that the banking giant will re-name the new ring-fenced personal and business UK operation Midland Bank

Midland GPs struggle as 50,000 register in two years

NHS Doctor
South and central Birmingham surgeries have seen patients numbers grow by 3.4 per cent

Birmingham 'left out of loop' by the BBC, former Doctor Who star says

Actor Peter Davison
The BBC spent £12.40 for every licence fee-payer in the Midlands last year – compared to £80 in the North, £122 in Wales and £757 in London

Jaguar's Ian Callum lands top design accolade

Jaguar's director of design, Ian Callum
The judges declared Jaguar’s director of design this year’s most influential UK designer finishing ahead of Waitrose’s Maggie Hodgetts and Burberry’s Christopher Bailey
John Faulkner and Anna Stevenson from Millennium Manufacturing Group

Jobs saved as JJ Engineering rescued from administration

Almost 40 posts have been preserved after deal with Black Country-based Millennium Assemblies which now pledges to grown business

Clive Reeves PR wins Colmore Food Festival brief

Clive Reeves, whose PR agency will promote the 2015 Colmore Food Festival, with Ann Tonks, director with restaurant group Opus, and Michele Wilby, executive director of Colmore Business District (seated)
City centre agency signed up to promote annual festival which will this year feature 25 bars and restaurants from business district

The name's Bond: Brummie Bond

John Clancy suggests a way of linking investment directly to positive assets in Birmingham such as housing, infrastructure and long-term venture capital investment

Liquid recruits whole office for Great Birmingham 10k

Liquid chief executive Elisabeth Lewis-Jones (front left) and the rest of the team tackling the 2015 Great Birmingham 10k run
City centre PR agency is raising funds for the Stroke Association but admits it won't be breaking any records
Clive Reeves, whose PR agency will promote the 2015 Colmore Food Festival, with Ann Tonks, director with restaurant group Opus, and Michele Wilby, executive director of Colmore Business District (seated)

Clive Reeves PR wins Colmore Food Festival brief

City centre agency signed up to promote annual festival which will this year feature 25 bars and restaurants from business district

Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller: I'd rather have met William Morris than Andy Warhol

Conservation staff at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery working on 'The arming and departure of the knights of the round table on the quest for the Holy Grail'.
Jeremy Deller is curator of Love is Enough, an exhibition of William Morris and Andy Warhol at Birmingham's Gas Hall

Review: Elgar’s Cello Concerto by CBSO at Symphony Hall

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Edward Gardner
Originally billed as Edward Gardner's final appearance, this concert by the CBSO was outstanding
Dr David Hardman, Charlotte Crossley and Brian Donnelly.

Silicon Valley entrepreneur at Innovation Birmingham event

Innovation Birmingham held a keynote event with entrepreneur Brian Donnelly.

Historian speaks at Institute of Directors' dinner

Jason Wouhra, Chair, IoD West Midlands; Guest Speakers, Carl Chinn MBE, Alan Mullock, Toyota GB; Dr Mark Stanford, Faculty of Engineering Wolverhampton University.
Professor Carl Chinn MBE gave a talk at the Institute of Directors' Black Country Dinner at Dudley Zoological Gardens and Castle.

Investment Property Forum - Paradise explained

James Cubitt, Colliers International; Chris Darroch, Hermes Investment, Guest Speaker; Rob Groves, Argent, Guest Speaker.
The Investment Property Forum hosted a seminar to outline plans for the redevelopment of Paradise Circus.
Clive Reeves, whose PR agency will promote the 2015 Colmore Food Festival, with Ann Tonks, director with restaurant group Opus, and Michele Wilby, executive director of Colmore Business District (seated)

Clive Reeves PR wins Colmore Food Festival brief

City centre agency signed up to promote annual festival which will this year feature 25 bars and restaurants from business district

John Faulkner and Anna Stevenson from Millennium Manufacturing Group

Jobs saved as JJ Engineering rescued from administration

Almost 40 posts have been preserved after deal with Black Country-based Millennium Assemblies which now pledges to grown business

Nailcote Hall expands thanks to Birmingham Post Growth Fund

Rick Cressman outside Nailcote Hall
Nailcote Hall in Berkswell survived an assault by Oliver Cromwell’s troops during the English Civil War and in recent decades has enjoyed a new lease of life as a luxury hotel, entertainment venue and the location of the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship golf tournament

Black Country care home built with Barclays' backing

Barclays' Mark Mumford with Jim Lovell from Veronica House care home in Tipton
Veronica House, based on Leabrook Road in Tipton, is owned by James and Veronica Lovell, directors of Hunstone, and is managed by their daughter in-law Elaine with support of their sons David and Andrew

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An artist impression of the Millington style home by Kendrick Homes.

Hundreds chase a dozen homes in exclusive Selly Oak development

Conservation staff at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery working on 'The arming and departure of the knights of the round table on the quest for the Holy Grail'.

Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller: I'd rather have met William Morris than Andy Warhol

Rick Cressman outside Nailcote Hall

Nailcote Hall expands thanks to Birmingham Post Growth Fund

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