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The Custard Factory

Creative Industry Finance scheme to support region's creative businesses

Official statistics show the creative industries are worth £71.4 billion per year to the UK economy

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

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

Birmingham Royal Ballet takes on new communications director

Birmingham Royal Ballet's Aladdin
Ms Larson started in the role at BRB on August 11, 2014

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The Custard Factory

Creative Industry Finance scheme to support region's creative businesses

Official statistics show the creative industries are worth £71.4 billion per year to the UK economy

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

Birmingham Royal Ballet's Aladdin

Birmingham Royal Ballet takes on new communications director

Ms Larson started in the role at BRB on August 11, 2014

Artist Tom Ellis with one of his creations

Curious Oddities finds recipe for success

Artist and sculptor Tom Ellis now counts Warwick Castle, cinemas and media companies among his clients

Deborah Fennell from Blythe Valley Park with Richard Grimes from Wireless Infrastructure Group

Wireless Infrastructure Group expands to larger Midland office

Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG) develops, owns and manages communications infrastructure on a wholesale basis that can be used by multiple wireless operators at the same time

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

Tahreen Kutub and Michele Wilby (left and right), of Colmore Business District, with Lucie Sissons from Core

Colmore BID magazine goes to Core

PR and marketing agency wins brief to produce business district's quarterly magazine

Ex-BBC Trust chairman Sir Michael Lyons is on the board of Your TV which has confirmed it will bid again for the Birmingham local TV licence

Race on for local licence as City TV goes to wall

Previous bidders YourTV and Made Television have thrown their hats in the ring as Ofcom prepares to oversee new application process

Ed James and Matt Reynolds (left and right), of Ed James Group, with Rob Spittle, managing director - operations of automotive group Guest.

New client wins for Ed James Group

PR and marketing agency secures new briefs in education and automotive sectors

Creative England launches new £1m fund for innovative SMEs

Industry body is seeking creative and digital companies with ideas to help the healthcare sector

Debra Davis

City TV Birmingham investors set for shortfall after £195,000 debt

The company, the trading name of City TV, collapsed last week nearly two years after being granted the licence by Ofcom

Debra Davis

'Great regret' for City TV chief over station's failure

Debra Davies says company must look ahead as administrators battle to find solution to local TV licence farce

The Courtyard at Fazeley Studios which will host the Midland Masters event later this month

Glug Birmingham to host Midland Masters event

Creative sector will come together at Fazeley Studios for evening of presentations and debate

City TV in Birmingham collapses as administrators called in

Duff & Phelps now hunting for new licence holder as saga of failed local TV launch takes yet another twist

Michael Shepherd, the new chairman of young professionals networking group BPS Birmingham Future

New head for BPS Birmingham Future

Financial planner Michael Shepherd takes over the chairman's seat from PR professional Suzie Branch

LDC's Node4 buys LETN Solutions

First deal following LDC's investment in IT and data centre company last year

Esther Rantzen who has been linked with the licence to run a local TV station in Birmingham

Esther Rantzen 'in running' for Birmingham TV licence

Legendary TV broadcaster linked with local TV station ahead of November deadline

New faces at Rant & Rave

Customer engagement technology firm looks to scale the business with brace of hires

Shay and Sunny Grewal

Sunny and Shay Grewal land BBC WM afternoon show

The married Londoners will launch their Monday to Thursday 1pm to 4pm slot on August 25

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Gemma Stokes, Narvir Bindra, Laura Clapham, RBS.

Brindleyplace's annual Film Festival hosts VIP screening of 80s movie Top Gun

CGI of new student halls at the University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham launches next phase of £300m regeneration

The Assay Office in Birmingham

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

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