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Pictures: Inside Newman Brothers Coffin Fitting Works

Fifteen-year restoration programme nears completion ahead of grand opening as museum next month

Clevercherry recruited for Millbank brief

Jewellery Quarter creative agency secures latest tender to help North West recruitment agency increase profile

Chord Investments' St Paul's Place mixed-use scheme in the Jewellery Quarter

Shoosmiths advises Chord Investments on St Paul's Place deal

The Jewellery Quarter scheme combines 148 apartments and a substantial commercial office space off St Paul's Square

The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

The new Icknield Street building, due to open in 2015, is slowly changing the landscape of the Jewellery Quarter

Jewellery Quarter

Delph brings forward Jewellery Quarter project launch

Property group to market second phase of 'The Quarter' from the end of the month ahead of completion next spring

20 is Plenty campaign hits Birmingham trail

Series of exhibitions scheduled across the city to explain proposals to reduce accidents in key blackspots

The Bartons Arms, in Newtown

Meet Birmingham's Urban Explorers... finding the city's soul through its independent pubs

'There are still some belting old buildings if you are prepared to walk and this band of urban explorers welcome both old and new in terms of boozers and buildings'

Bar manager Laura Stephens with old original bottles of gin from Holland, in the Gin parlour at the Jekyll and Hyde pub in Steelhouse lane, Birmingham.

Drink of a bygone age is making a very spirited comeback at the Birmingham Gin Festival

Once known as a drink of yesteryear, gin has made a roaring return. Ahead of this weekend's Birmingham Gin Festival, Mary Griffin finds out what sparked the second city's gin renaissance

A coding lesson

Jerry Blackett: Why Birmingham will be saying 'hello, world' as digital sector booms

Coding is now commonplace in classrooms, and Birmingham is cashing in on this programming revolution.

The Jam House

Birmingham's Jam House celebrates 15 years and a million music lovers

The Georgian venue has seen more than 2,000 acts perform, including the likes of Hot Chocolate and soul singer Beverley Knight

David Maclean, who runs Packt Publishing - one of the firms taking part in Birmingham's first OpenCo

OpenCo heads to Birmingham as creatives reveal secrets of their success

Tech businesses will open their doors for a day to discuss their ventures in a bid to make Birmingham more collaborative

SS Pussiewillow II, with Rowland Emett.

Blue plaque to honour Birmingham inventor Rowland Emett

The plaque will be unveiled at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

The Assay Office in Birmingham

Birmingham's Assay Office gets £70,000 grant to create digital archive

Its mark – an anchor – has already been struck on over 125 million articles in the first 14 years of the 21st century

Joe Cunningham, a masonic mounter with Toye & Co which is set to delist in September after 11 years as a plc

Toye & Co sets delist date

Historic manufacturing group announces final day of trading after 11 years on stock exchange as chairman wins bid to take company private

27 Frederick Street, in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, which is to be renovated into a new office complex

Titanium to breathe new life into Jewellery Quarter property

Telecommunications firm joins long list of renovation projects taking place in city's historic hub of manufacturing

150-152 Great Charles Street which is being auctioned in October by CPBigwood

Birmingham City Council to sell landmark Great Charles Street building

Auction house assigned task of selling city council building with guide price of £950,000

David Maclean, who runs Packt Publishing

Jewellery Quarter-based online publishing firm plans to double through 'Netflix route'

Packt Publishing, based in Livery Street in the Jewellery Quarter, plans to double in size in the next three years as part of a new strategy to tackle online piracy

Cleverycherry's new recruits (from left) Ryan Dakin, Josh Singh and Ammarah Iqbal

Clevercherry boosts Jewellery Quarter team

Creative agency hires latest recruits of in-house apprenticeship scheme

Toye & Co

Toye & Co takeover deadline put back

Bryan Toye extends time frame to shareholders in bid to take company private after 11 years on AIM

The Bloc Hotel, in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, which is to be extended with 30 apart-hotel rooms

Bloc Hotels eyes slice of Birmingham apart-hotel market

Sector to get more crowded as Jewellery Quarter venue joins growing city centre hotel trend


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