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Rewired wins communications brief from Black and White Hospitality

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
L-R, Natalie Merrix, Ruth Pipkin and Lisa O'Keeffe of Rewired PR

    Birmingham based Rewired PR has been appointed by Black and White Hospitality as its retained communications agency to support the company’s business growth in the West Midlands. The […]


Local student wins university degree to pursue career in engineering

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
Judith Armstrong, CEO at Millennium Point with Abigail Lavercombe, winner of Young Innovator Prize 2016

One talented student has been awarded the Millennium Point Trust Young Innovator Prize – an initiative which has secured them a place on a sponsored undergraduate degree at Birmingham City University in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE).


Millennium Point selected to exhibit national award-winning images

Thursday, March 17th, 2016
Millennium Point host Wellcome Image Awards

Eastside’s Millennium Point has been chosen as one of 15 worldwide venues to exhibit a selection of award-winning images from the Wellcome Image Awards 2016 – a ceremony that rewards the creators of the best science-imaging talent and techniques from across the world.


Millennium Point celebrates work of city’s renowned photographers

Thursday, February 25th, 2016
‘Hotel Images across Lake’ by Birmingham photographer Richard Southall – one of the photographers whose work is on display at Millennium Point

Millennium Point is playing host to a month-long exhibition celebrating the work of four specialist Birmingham photographers and their unique approach to image making and creative expression.


Retail Birmingham backs Birmingham hero

Friday, February 12th, 2016
Dave Heeley will be launching his first book, Light to Dark, at Waterstones High Street in Birmingham City Centre

Retail Birmingham, the city’s Business Improvement District, has partnered with flagship book store, Waterstones, to support the book launch of Birmingham hero, Dave Heeley.


CROFTS & ASSINDER EXHIBITS NEW RANGES AT ZOW

Monday, February 8th, 2016
Crofts & Assinder will be showcasing 34 product ranges at ZOW, including its new Marlborough range  (pictured)

Crofts & Assinder, one of the UK’s premium handle and architectural fittings producers, is preparing to showcase 34 ranges and more than 140 products next month at the exclusive furniture industry and interior design show, ZOW.


THE SEARCH IS ON FOR REGION’S NEXT YOUNG INNOVATOR

Thursday, February 4th, 2016
Last year’s Young Innovator Prize winner, Malik Sheryar from St Alban’s Academy. Malik was awarded a sponsored undergraduate degree at Birmingham City University in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE).

Students from across the Midlands could win a life changing prize, as the search officially begins for the region’s most talented young innovators.


Sweet spot for romance, as Cadbury World celebrates first proposal of 2016

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
Chocolatier Dani Maslovaric with the newly engaged Harriette Curtis and Chris Roberts after he proposed during a visit to Cadbury World

Love is in the air at Cadbury World ahead of Valentine’s Day next month, as the attraction played host to a surprise engagement this week.


Local schools awarded at Health for Life celebration event

Monday, February 1st, 2016
Health for Life Awards

More than 100 pupils from South Birmingham schools are jumping for joy after picking up a Health for Life award at a celebration event held in the city’s Council House.


Millennium Point’s new Atrium Wall gives local artists chance to shine

Monday, January 25th, 2016
Birmingham-based street artist Liskbot is the second artist to use the new Atrium Wall at Millennium Point

Eastside’s Millennium Point is providing a platform for local artists to showcase their work, as its new Atrium Wall takes centre stage.


Cadbury World reopens with panto fun for the whole family

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
Cadbury World sign

As Cadbury World prepares to open its doors for 2016, there’s more in store for visitors over the first two weekends, as the ‘Sleeping Beauty and the Chuckle Bean Fairy’ pantomime returns.


RECORD NUMBER OF VISITORS ENJOY A SWEET CHRISTMAS AT CADBURY WORLD

Monday, January 18th, 2016
Cadbury World sign

Cadbury World finished 2015 on a high after reaching a new visitor record for its Christmas events


Mondelez International brings joy to Coventry Paralympian on road to Rio

Thursday, January 14th, 2016
Sam Ingram in the final of the 90kg Gold medal at the Paralympic Games in London. Paralympics London 2012 - ParalympicsGB - Judo ExCeL.. Date 01/09/2012  (Clare Green/ParalympicsGB)

Coventry born Judo star, Sam Ingram, has been given a boost on the road to Rio.


Black Country academies celebrate awards success at national ceremony

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
ATT Pupil Awards 2015

Pupils from two Black Country academies are jumping for joy


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

We hope you have a lovely Christmas break!


A pirate’s life for Andy Goulding as he stars in charity performance in aid of St Basil’s

Monday, December 14th, 2015
(L-R) Steve Rainbow, Fundraising Organiser at St Basil’s, Andy Goulding from Free Radio and Charlene Akhtar, who has benefitted from the charity’s work.

There’s set to be a special voyage to Treasure Island this December.


Lookers Vauxhall Birmingham gets into gear with Help Harry Help Others

Thursday, December 10th, 2015
Help Harry Help Others Vauxhall Mokka

Lookers Vauxhall Birmingham has helped a Midlands based charity support even more families fighting cancer, by donating a vehicle to Help Harry Help Others (HHHO).


Diversity stars help to celebrate pupil success

Friday, December 4th, 2015
Jordan & Perri from Diversity are helping to celebrate the talent of young pupils at Academy Transformation Trust’s first ever national awards

Britain’s Got Talent winners, Diversity, are helping to celebrate the talent of young pupils as they host Academy Transformation Trust’s first ever national awards.


Cho-ho-ho-colate Santa arrives at Cadbury World

Thursday, November 26th, 2015
Chocolatiers Gail Deeley and Jenny Malenoir, two of the chocolatiers who created the chocolate Santa

‘Yule’ be impressed with Cadbury World’s latest creation.


CROFTS & ASSINDER SCOOPS INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Monday, November 23rd, 2015
Crofts & Assinder has won the International Development award at The Midlands Family Business Awards. From L TO R: Will Sinclair, sales manager at Crofts & Assinder, judge Karen Reed from The Wilson Organisation and Alex Crofts, CEO of Crofts & Assinder

Crofts & Assinder, one of the UK’s premium handle and architectural fittings designers and producers, has won the International Development award at The Midlands Family Business Awards – a ceremony which aims to shine a light on the region’s great family businesses.

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