Southside gets Rewired

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Southside Business Improvement District (BID) in Birmingham has appointed Rewired to deliver its PR, marketing and communications strategy over the next three years. Southside is the fourth business improvement district […]

The Nightingale Club welcomes new ownership

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

  One of Birmingham Southside’s most popular gay venues, the Nightingale Club, has unveiled Lawrence Barton as its new owner after being sold for an undisclosed sum.   Lawrence Barton, […]

WAE+ aims to challenge office supplies giants

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

  A Birmingham-based office supplies retailer is planning to take on market leaders by launching a new online service. WAE+ is launching with over 40,000 discounted items available online in […]

Kraft Foods volunteers lend a helping hand at homeless charity

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

  Members of the Kraft Foods senior leadership team have been helping to organise the food storage room at SIFA Fireside, following the homeless charity’s recent relocation to a new […]

Ernest Jackson staff go back to school for Children in Need

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

  Employees from Ernest Jackson & Co. Ltd in Crediton have revisited their school days, by dressing up as characters from the St. Trinian’s films to raise over £1,600 for […]

Cadbury Foundation provides sweet treat for local charity

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

  A Kraft Foods employee from its Chirk site has received £5,000 for his charity after he successfully applied for a grant through the Cadbury Foundation Volunteer Fund. Funded by […]

Art Map Wolverhampton explores city’s cultural offering

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

  Public art and cultural places of interest across Wolverhampton are being showcased to residents and visitors, following the creation of Art Map Wolverhampton.  The printed map and accompanying website […]

Gloucestershire schools recognised for creating healthy futures

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

  Pupils from Drybrook School, Forest of Dean, show the produce they have grown. Eight schools from across Gloucestershire were recognised for their work in creating sustainable and healthy lifestyles […]

Leading Ladies enjoy a cracker of an event

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

  Birmingham Hippodrome’s network for professional women, Leading Ladies, enjoyed its second sell-out event recently with over 60 guests attending a special reception and performance of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The […]

Southside Stories to showcase district

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

  A film production company based at the Electric Cinema are to produce a series of short films showcasing the amazing diversity of Birmingham’s Southside District. The films, entitled Southside […]

DanceXchange hosts world premiere from rising dance star

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

  Aakash Odedra, an upcoming star of British South Asian Dance, will be helping DanceXchange (dx) celebrate ten years at Birmingham Hippodrome with the world premiere of his latest work. […]

Lasan chef wins big at British Curry Awards

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

  A chef from Lasan Restaurant in Birmingham has beaten off competitors from across the UK to be named British Culinary Chef of the Year at the prestigious British Curry […]

Digital agency builds a better city experience

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

  Birmingham’s architecture is being showcased to city centre visitors through a new iPhone app that allows its users to access background information, imagery and guided tour routes of interesting […]

Taking a leap for local cat sanctuary

Friday, November 18th, 2011

  A Kraft Foods employee from its Bournville site has taken a leap of faith to raise money for the Cramar Cat Rescue and Sanctuary in Hopwood, Birmingham. Lisa Dick, […]

Budding entrepreneurs offered alternative proposition

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

To mark Global Entrepreneurship Week running from 14-20 November, spot factoring provider, The Interface Financial Group (IFG) is inviting potential business owners to investigate an alternative route into business. The […]

Christmas is coming to Cadbury World

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and Cadbury World is getting into the festive spirit with a programme packed full of fun for the whole family. Every weekend […]

West Midlands takeaway chain curries favour with the public

Monday, November 14th, 2011

  Owners of a West Midlands Indian takeaway chain are celebrating after being voted the best Indian takeaway in the region by members of the public. The Curry Republic currently […]

Turn90 expands its team following office move

Monday, November 14th, 2011

  Turn90 has recently expanded its team with the appointment of two new web developers following a move into a new office space in the heart of Birmingham city centre.  […]

DanceXchange hosts UK premiere of TAO Dance Theatre

Monday, November 7th, 2011

As part of its tenth anniversary celebrations DanceXchange (dx) will host the UK premiere of Chinese company TAO Dance Theatre’s latest work. Photograph by Matthew G Johnson Having performed all […]

Digital media agency celebrates funding win

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Substrakt has been awarded £25,000 from the Technology Strategy Board to help develop its Urban Lens API and iPhone app, after the digital media and design agency was successful in […]