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UCB is hoping to close Holland Street

Privatising Jewellery Quarter street is a dangerous road to go down

Architect Joe Holyoak takes a dim view of University College Birmingham's plan to close a Jewellery Quarter street in a bid to safeguard its students

Escape Live collects the Business Start Up Award at the 2015 Birmingham Post Business Awards

Escape Live on the up after Birmingham Post Business Awards win

New franchises and a possible nationwide launch are on the cards for Jewellery Quarter escape experience firm founded just 16 months ago following win at BPBA 2015

Barques' directors Paul Skipp and Jilly Cosgrove (left and right) with new recruits Andy Swinburne and Suzie Parsons

Barques has designs on digital with new recruits

Jewellery Quarter agency hires experienced digital professional to newly created role and expands PR team

Utility Team managing director Matt Jakeman (left) and sales director Scott Birley

Utility Team expands with new Jewellery Quarter base

Consultancy which aims to help businesses manage utility contracts has created ten jobs with launch of sales office

UCB's McIntyre House was among the winners at the RIBA West Midlands Awards

University College Birmingham and School Yard scoop RIBA Awards

Birmingham projects among the winners at annual celebration of West Midlands architecture

St Paul's Church and St Paul's Square, Hockley.

The Jewellery Quarter is a 'villagey' gem at the heart of the city

The Jewellery Quarter is an historic, vibrant and happening place in the city.

Lasan's owner Jabbar Khan is keen to see more support for independent restaurants over chains

Restaurants being 'pushed out' of Birmingham city centre by big chains

Reputation as a food haven is on the line, claim city's independent restaurateurs

Spottydog Communications chairman Michael Hobbs and chief executive and founder Rachel Roberts

Former Adams Childrenswear chief joins Birmingham PR agency

Jewellery Quarter-based Spottydog Communications recruits experience retail professional to board as chairman

David Fennell, chief executive of Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

Birmingham Post Power 250: Legal

  • Law

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the legal sector

Lucan Gray

Birmingham Post Power 250: Creative and Digital

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of creative and digital

Glynn Purnell at his Friday Night Kitchen

Birmingham Post Power 250: Food and drink

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of food and drink

The anchor hallmark has been used in Birmingham for nearly 250 years

MP calls for Assay Office meeting over anchor hallmark concerns

Bosses from the city’s famous Jewellery Quarter claim the sector is being sold down the river after Birmingham Assay Office announced it was opening a Mumbai base

Dixons Royal Arch apartment for sale

Luxury loft living is on the rise in Birmingham

Ever fancied living the high life? Jayne Howarth looks at some of the amazing apartments for sale in the city at the moment from studios to penthouses.

Software developer Enigma Recovery makes Jewellery Quarter move

Enigma Recovery has taken just under 3,000 sq ft of high quality refurbishment at 30 St Paul’s Square, as it continues its expansion in the city

1000 trades is set open in Frederick Street later this year

Third new craft beer bar to open in Jewellery Quarter

Independent venue will be called 1000 trades and join a growing list of new bar launches in city's historic manufacturing quarter

Ian Austin, Labour MP for Dudley North

Anger as French win British medals contract

Ian Austin, Labour MP for Dudley North, has blasted a decision to award a contract for Birmingham-made British medals to a French firm

UCB's McIntyre House features in the 2016 RIBA West Midlands shortlist

New Street station and Assay Office make RIBA shortlist

Eight projects from across the West Midlands are named on shortlist for 2016 awards and the chance to be considered for Stirling Prize

Galbraith House is to be redeveloped into apartments

Plans for luxury apartments opposite Paradise scheme after sale

Birmingham Properties Group has acquired Galbraith House on the Great Chares Estate to revamp buliding with new residential use

The long-running renovation of New Street station is shortlisted for the 2016 RICS Awards

RICS Awards pits New Street station against revamped housing estate

David versus Goliath at prestigious annual property awards as Charlemont Farm Estate in West Bromwich takes on the £750m Birmingham Gateway project

Restoration of the old George and Dragon is progessing ahead of its new life as The Pig & Tail

Pickled Piglet owners to launch new venture in derelict Jewellery Quarter pub

Former George and Dragon set to reopen this summer as The Pig & Tail as husband and wife team expand business with second venue


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