NEWS


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.


Christmas arrives in Birmingham as Santa’s grotto returns

Thursday, November 19th, 2015
Birmingham’s House of Fraser will be bringing Christmas to life with the arrival of Santa’s magical grotto

Birmingham’s House of Fraser will be bringing festive cheer to boys and girls across the region this Christmas with the arrival of Santa’s magical grotto.


Christmas magic at Cadbury World

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
Christmas at Cadbury World

There’s set to be magic and festive fun at Cadbury World this Christmas, as the popular attraction makes dreams come true with the return of its Christmas Celebration Weekends.


Christmas retail campaign set to boost city’s footfall

Thursday, November 12th, 2015
Retail Birmingham Christmas campaign

Birmingham’s shopping profile is set to be raised even further this festive period.


Mondelez International employees go to great efforts to support local community

Friday, November 6th, 2015
PicMonkey Collage

Bournville employees from the home of Cadbury have been busy giving back to their local community as part of Global Volunteer Month – a campaign which saw over 250 UK and Ireland employees spend more than 850 hours supporting their local communities during October.


SHOUT Festival brings short films to Millennium Point

Monday, November 2nd, 2015
Millennium Point’s Digital Frontiers programme will be screening titles in conjunction with Birmingham LGBT’s SHOUT Festival for the first time

Millennium Point’s regular programme of short films and animations, Digital Frontiers, is being taken over by SHOUT Festival of Queer Arts this November to bring Eastside visitors and residents a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) themed shorts.


Mailbox unveils the future of luxury retail in Birmingham

Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Mailbox Opening launch. Picture by Sam Bagnall

Birmingham’s premier lifestyle and retail destination has unveiled its iconic Urban Room.

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