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Isaacs restaurant serves up business picnics

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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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*.


SOLIHULL RUGBY PLAYERS CELEBRATE CUP WINNING SUCCESS

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.


Experience a taste of summer at The Mailbox

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Taste of The Mailbox.

Birmingham’s most stylish leisure and lifestyle destination, The Mailbox, will be kicking off summer in style this year with the return of its popular food tasting event.


Popular Birmingham bar reveals renovation

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Picture by Sam Bagnall

One of The Mailbox’s most popular waterfront bar and restaurants, Penny Blacks Wine & Ale House, has re-launched this month following an exciting new refurbishment.


Southside Takes Pride In Its ‘Rainbow Rooms’ Approved Accomodation For Gay And Lesbian Visitors

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Picture by Sam Bagnall

On the eve of this weekend’s Birmingham’s Pride Festival, the Southside district has introduced a ‘Rainbow Rooms’ kitemark for hotels that positively welcome gay, lesbian and transgender (LGBT) guests.


Banbury comes dancing!

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

The second annual Banbury Strictly Come Dancing competition proved to be a huge success, raising more than £8,600 for local charities Katherine House Hospice and Banbury Young Homeless Project.


Solihull Schools Pupils Become The Talk Of The Town

Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Solihull pupils have been acclaimed for their oratorical skills after finishing as finalists in one of the world’s most prestigious public speaking contests. A team from the independent school was […]


Gap Year Students Boost Links With Chile

Monday, May 19th, 2014
Picture for Solihull School.Chile visitors.Andres Oelker and Paulina Rosales.

Solihull School has strengthened its links with a school in Chile after welcoming two new Gap Year students.


Thestudio gets into bed with Staybridge Suites

Monday, May 19th, 2014
Picture by Sam Bagnall

Birmingham’s innovative city centre meeting and events space thestudio is ‘getting into bed’ with extended-stay hotel brand, Staybridge Suites.


City MP Gisela Stuart supports Health for Life programme at World’s End Primary School

Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Employees from Bournville-based Mondelēz International have spent two days creating an outdoor growing and reading space at World’s End Junior School in Quinton.


Birmingham Ormiston Academy celebrates English literature

Monday, May 19th, 2014

The course of true love never did run smooth… but the acting course at Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) is going from strength to strength with performances of classic English Literature in Birmingham’s streets and theatres.


Millennium Point hosts ‘teddy bear’s picnic’ for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Monday, May 12th, 2014
Millennium Point - Children's Hospital

Family destination Millennium Point treated children from Birmingham Children’s Hospital to an egg-citing Easter party at The Giant Screen this Easter.


Young Enterprise scheme delivers the goods for girls’ school

Monday, May 12th, 2014
Kathryn Broome with Young Enterprise students from Sutton Coldfield Grammar School

Students from Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls have seen the fruits of their labour recognised as their hand-manufactured tie-dye products proved to be a big hit at regional trade shows.


Midlands business interprets the perfect service

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Britain’s first independent sign language interpreting agency has expanded its services with the introduction of a new video interpretation service for Deaf people.


Birmingham academy produces dance royalty

Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Three students from Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) have danced their way to the top, beating hundreds of competitors to be selected to perform in Matthew Bourne’s upcoming production of Lord of the Flies.


SOLIHULL SCHOOL CHOIR TO SING WITH GARY BARLOW

Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Solihull School’s choristers are looking forward to the thrill of a lifetime after being invited to support singer-songwriter Gary Barlow on his solo UK tour.


Free Radio celebrates 40th anniversary at Birmingham Ormiston Academy

Thursday, April 10th, 2014
Phil Riley presents Gaynor Cheshire with a bursary from Free Radio

One of the West Midlands most popular radio stations celebrated 40 years in the business with an anniversary event at Birmingham Ormiston Academy.

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