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Surge Orchestra - 20 jazz musicians form together for mac Birmingham concert

Composer and band leader Sid Peacock h has a debut concert at mac Birmingham with his newly assembled jazz orchestra

Asian jewellery students flock to Birmingham university

Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery said 80 per cent of its international students who started this academic year were from Asia

Examples of Gothic brass handles similar to those used on Churchill's coffin at Newman Brothers Coffin Works

How Newman Brothers Coffin Works played a key role in Churchill's state funeral

The company made the ornate handles and other fittings for the wartime leader’s coffin as part of ‘Operation Hope Not’

Artist's impression of Gas Street Social at The Mailbox

Work starts on latest Mailbox bar and restaurant

Gas Street Social to launch in former Bar Room Bar unit where it will neighbour Pennyblacks, Bar Epernay and Café Rouge among others

Joe Schuppler pictured at The Custard Factory

Independent Birmingham's campaign to boost Brummie businesses

Joe Schuppler tells Mary Griffin how a city-wide loyalty card is giving the city's independent shops, restaurants and bars a boost

Peter Horton

Rich List 2015: No.24 - Sir Peter Horton & family

Peter Horton leads the Horton family as deputy chairman on the board of Horton Estates.

Stella Layton has taken the reins at the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust

New chairman for Jewellery Quarter Development Trust

Assay Office chief executive Stella Layton says 'collaboration and communication' are key ahead of budget decision in April over future over business improvement districts

Cameron Thomson, senior surveyor with Cushman & Wakefield, outside The Counting House

New owner for Jewellery Quarter building

Counting House, which is let to Wonderful World Models, sold just a few months after being placed on the market by Cushman and Wakefield

The Development Game in Birmingham

The Development Game: A useful tool to stay on top of key Birmingham schemes

A playful way of keeping on top of development in Birmingham - the newly-crowned most investable city in the UK

Dr Stephen Deuchar, pictured here in 2010 with Dr David Starkey (right), says museum funding cuts are shortsighted

Birmingham Museum cuts short-sighted says Art Fund

Director of Art Fund, which helped by Staffordshire Hoard for Birmingham, calls on council to rethink £850,000 museum budget cut

The skyline of Birmingham

Birmingham business facts: 20 things you didn't know about city's private sector

Birmingham has been named in a list of the top 20 cities in Europe for business travel. Here, we look at 20 facts you might not know about business in the city

Mills & Reeve partner Peter McLintock

Mills & Reeve advises Life on sale to Communisis

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Mills & Reeve’s corporate team in Birmingham, led by partner Peter McLintock and supported by senior associate Ryan Hawley, advised the principal vendors, David Poole and Ian Humphris, co-founders and managing directors of Life, on the sale

Birmingham micro sculptor Willard Wigan hopes to create micro Madame Tussauds inside Library of Birmingham

The artist, whose exhibition Through The Eye of a Needle opens at the Library of Birmingham, hopes to do more to help the troubled building

lewis and Sally Tonkinson at their wedding.

Six-year-old recovering after parents killed in plane crash

Jewellery Quarter businessman Lewis Tonkinson and wife Sally died following a plane crash in Hampshire

Lewis Tonkinson, 50, and his wife Sally, 44, died when their light aircraft smashed into woodland

Jewellery Quarter businessman killed in plane crash

West Bromwich-born Lewis Tonkinson and wife Sally died following crash in Hampshire while their six-year-old son fights for his life in hospital

Manufacturing at Deakin & Francis of Regents Place, Hockley

Manufacturer Deakin & Francis boosted by John Lewis penguin

One of the oldest surviving jewellery manufacturer in England, has created penguin cufflinks as part of its new collection

Ben Davidson, Rai Singh, Claire Newbold and Lynne Lang attend the Phoenix networking lunch at Pushkar Indian restaurant on Broad Street.

Record number of business professionals turn out for Phoenix Networking Lunch

Business professionals attended the Phoenix Networking Lunch at fine dining Indian restaurant Pushkar Cocktail Bar & Dining, on Broad Street in Birmingham.

Launch of the Land Rover Discovery Sport was a popular story in September

Review of 2014 - September: Freelander replacement, Newman Brothers nears completion and 'monstrous' house extension

Land Rover unveiled its replacement for the much-loved Freelander in September while readers were left open mouthed at an astonishing house extension in Moseley which left two properties sharing a gutter

Moor Street Station

Review of 2014 - June: Custard Factory owner on Digbeth, facelift for city tunnel and Hidden Spaces photos on display

Nostalgia lovers across the city flocked to the Hidden Spaces exhibition in June while American pop star Kelis marked the latest chapter in the revamp of Selfridges in the Bullring

How the Great Charles Street Estate looks today

Great Charles Street Estate sells to open up regeneration opportunity

Dunedin Property Asset Management and Angelo Gordon have bought seven prominent buildings in Birmingham city centre


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