The magic of Christmas at Cadbury World

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
Snow White and the Chuckle Beans at Cadbury World - hi res

This year will see the brand new ‘Snow White and the Chuckle Beans’ take to the stage for a series of enchanting performances, as part of the attraction’s Christmas Celebration Weekends. Taking place every weekend from Saturday 22nd November right up until Christmas, Cadbury World will be spreading some festive cheer with a whole host of themed activities for all ages to enjoy.

A 3D look at thestudio

Monday, October 27th, 2014
3D plan of thestudio Birmingham

An innovative meeting and event space in the heart of Birmingham and Manchester has enlisted the help of a recent graduate to offer a unique look at the options available for conference organisers.

Birmingham Ormiston Academy student shines in Peaky Blinders cast

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
BOA student Harry Kirton stars as Finn Shelby in Peaky Blinders_FINAL

A star-in-the-making from Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) is relishing his role in the popular television series Peaky Blinders, after a successful open audition earlier this year.

Cadbury World creates Library of Birmingham model for 1st Birthday celebrations

Monday, October 6th, 2014
Cadbury Library

The talented team of chocolatiers at Cadbury World has once again shown off its impressive skills by immortalising a Birmingham landmark, having crafted the one year old Library of Birmingham […]

Queens proves to be quite a catch at official launch

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
Owner Joe Singh with staff at the launch of Queens

Queens has brought a unique fish & chip dining experience to Gloucester, with the launch of the new sit down restaurant. The restaurant was officially opened by local MP Richard […]

Birmingham Ormiston Academy launches Old Rep Theatre

Monday, September 8th, 2014
(l-r) Sir Albert Bore and Gaynor Cheshire.

Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) re-launched Birmingham’s Old Rep Theatre with an exclusive evening of student performances at the iconic city venue.

New #Nutnominate campaign aims to raise awareness of testicular cancer

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

On 9th September 2014 at 9am,a new social media campaign, #Nutnominate, is set to launch!

Henry Wong raises £2,000 for local hospice

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Popular Cantonese restaurant Henry Wong in Harborne has raised over £2000 with a food and wine pairing masterclass held in aid of local charity, Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice.

Birmingham Ormiston Academy improves on last year’s results with great A Level success

Thursday, August 14th, 2014
BOA students Lucy Horner, Daniel Walters, Jamie Hocknell, Pantelakis Christou & Heather Arnold jump for joy at exam results

Students at Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) have achieved great success this results day, with 100% of pupils receiving two or more A Levels or equivalent.

UK’s largest Poundstretcher opens in Belfast

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

The largest Poundstretcher store in the UK has opened in Belfast this week, bringing greater choice to the town’s consumers and creating a boost in local employment.

Sign Solutions enhances interpreter training with help from top barristers

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

West-Midlands based British Sign Language interpreter training company, Sign Solutions, is teaming up with top Birmingham barristers to offer a series of one-day workshops designed to improve the courtroom experiences of Deaf people.

Poundstretcher reports 6% sales increase for 2014

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Discount chain Poundstretcher has reported a 6% increase in like for like sales in the first quarter of its new business year.

Green fingered students celebrate planting success

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
Students exhibit their creations at the Health for Life horticultural show

Eleven schools from across South Birmingham have competed in the city’s first Health for Life horticultural show, which took place at Lordswood Girls’ School in Harborne.

South Birmingham primary schools celebrate healthy living

Sunday, July 6th, 2014
health for life 10

City MP Gisela Stuart joined pupils and teachers from schools across South Birmingham at an event designed to celebrate healthy living.

Food minister tastes success in Banbury

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
Banbury MP visit

Apprentices from Mondelēz International’s coffee plant in Banbury met Food Minister, George Eustice MP, to give him a flavour of life as an apprentice.

Isaacs restaurant serves up business picnics

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Luxury Indian dining restaurant Isaacs is giving Birmingham businesses the chance to enjoy a snack box with a difference; a spicy picnic delivered to straight to the door*.


Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
Solihull Under 18s Sevens Squad

Solihull School’s rugby players have proved they are among the best in the Midlands after lifting the prestigious Solihull Cup.

Crediton runners take on the Crunch Balloons charity

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
Crediton Crunch runners

A record breaking number of runners took part in this weekend’s Ernest Jackson Crediton Crunch which saw almost 300 participants face high temperatures to raise money for Balloons charity.

Owen Paterson MP visits start of Cadbury’s Chocolate Triangle in Chirk

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP with Mondelez International apprentices

On 9 May 2014, Rt Hon Owen Paterson, MP for North Shropshire and Secretary of State for DEFRA, visited the Mondelēz International Chirk site to see the processing of cocoa beans and learn more about the organisation’s apprenticeship programme.

Luxury hotel undergoes multi-million pound refurbishment

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Hyatt Birmingham - Image credit Anthony Parkinson

One of Birmingham’s most iconic landmarks, the Hyatt Regency Hotel, is undergoing an exciting multi-million pound refurbishment.