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Jaguar global director becomes charity patron

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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Birmingham-based charity Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer (LFBC) has appointed Jaguar’s global director, Geoff Cousins, as its newest patron.


Cure Leukaemia celebrates golden success at its Christmas Ball

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Birmingham-based charity Cure Leukaemia has celebrated a year of golden champions at its annual Christmas Ball at Edgbaston Stadium.   The evening of celebration brought together the charity’s biggest sponsors, […]


Pioneering new Health and Wellbeing centre set to open its doors to Birmingham’s LGBT community

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Birmingham LGBT is introducing a new forward thinking Health and Wellbeing centre in the city’s Southside district, designed to meet the needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) […]


The Electric Cinema picks up duo of awards for Southside Stories

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

On  Thursday 22 November The Electric Cinema picked up two prestigious Royal Television Society Midlands Awards 2012 for its work on Southside Stories. The Electric Cinema scooped the Best Promotional […]


Enjoy Southside’s Christmas celebrations

Monday, November 26th, 2012
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Birmingham’s popular Southside district is packed with seasonal spirit this Christmas with festive activities taking place across the area.


Rudells The Jewellers sparkles as the sponsor of Cure Leukaemia’s Christmas Ball

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Birmingham-based charity Cure Leukaemia is delighted to announce Rudells The Jewellers will be the official sponsor of its annual Christmas Ball on Saturday 8 December at Edgbaston Stadium.


Cadbury World rewards 600,000th visitor with exclusive purple ticket

Monday, November 26th, 2012
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This week popular family attraction Cadbury World welcomed its 600,000th visitor since the beginning of 2012 and the winner of its exclusive purple ticket.


Celebrate an evening of champions with Cure Leukaemia this Christmas

Monday, November 26th, 2012

This December, Cure Leukaemia will be celebrating a year of success with a night of golden champions at its Christmas Ball at Edgbaston Stadium.


Lois Burley PR joins the Rewired Media Group

Thursday, November 1st, 2012
Ruth Pipkin, Sir Bernard Zissman and Lois Burley

Two of Birmingham’s leading PR and marketing companies have joined forces under the Rewired Media Group banner. From November 1st 2012, Lois Burley PR Ltd and Rewired PR Ltd will […]


CURE LEUKAEMIA RACES TO A £50K VICTORY DURING AWARENESS WEEK

Monday, October 29th, 2012

From bike rides to art events, last week saw a whole host of fabulous fundraising activity for Cure Leukaemia Awareness Week raising a whopping £50,000 for the local charity.


Christmas is coming to Cadbury World

Monday, October 29th, 2012
Festive pantomime at Cadbury World

Christmas is just around the corner, and Cadbury World will be celebrating with seasonal activites guaranteed to leave visitors wishing it could be Christmas every day!


Half-term entertainment in Southside

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Come and enjoy an action packed calendar of fun in Birmingham’s popular Southside district this half-term, where you’ll find a fantastic array of entertainment on offer.


WCCC team crosses the finish line for Cure Leukaemia in BUPA Great Birmingham Run

Monday, October 29th, 2012
Patron Amelia Brown, Cure Leukaemia Nurse Kate Arthur, Patron & WCCC Coach Dougie Brown, Yusuf Ibrahim, WCCC batsman Neil Carter and Gemma Martin

The Warwickshire County Cricket Club team put on a real show at the BUPA Great Birmingham Run this weekend, as cricketer Jonathan Trott and assistant coach Dougie Brown crossed the finish line with the help of batsman Neil Carter.


Pop culture festival gives Birmingham an eyeful of candy

Monday, October 29th, 2012
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Southside BID recently welcomed over 12,000 visitors from across the region to an action packed festival of illustration, art and design.


Cure Leukaemia announce new Trustees

Monday, October 29th, 2012
Paul Faulkner becomes a Cure Leukaemia Trustee

Aston Villa Football Club CEO, Paul Faulkner, and BBC Radio and TV presenter, Phil Upton, are set to become new Trustees at the Birmingham-based blood cancer charity, Cure Leukaemia.


Three new appointments at Rewired

Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Three new appointments at Rewired

Pippa Briggs, Sam Harrison, Rebecca Williams and Kristy Norris Rewired PR has expanded its team with three new appointments. Pippa Briggs joins  as Account Manager from Manchester-based agency, Brazen PR, […]


Health for Life programme officially launches in South Birmingham

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Sonia Chhatwal of Kraft Foods, Gina Southey of Kings Norton Primary School and David Colcombe of Opus Restaurant with pupils Anvi and Ewan.

Opus Chef Director David Colcombe has visited Kings Norton Primary School to hold a cookery class for pupils to mark the official launch of the Health for Life programme.


Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer launches ‘£1 Million Appeal’

Friday, October 19th, 2012
Lord Digby Jones, Veronica Kumeta and Geoff Cousins

Birmingham-based charity Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer has celebrated the launch of its £1 Million Appeal with a special VIP event, hosted by the charity’s patrons Lord and Lady Digby Jones.


BOA celebrates with official launch event

Friday, October 19th, 2012
BOA Principal Gaynor Cheshire, Chair of Ormiston Trust Peter Murray and award winning writer and director Debbie Isitt

Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA), the first specialist creative, digital and performing arts academy outside of London, has celebrated a year of success and welcomed new pupils with an official launch event.


Local businesses shine a light on Southside BID

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
L-R Jenny Du, Rosie Kay, Emma Scott, Paul, Jason Lane, Russell Thomas, Jonathon Thompson, Liam Scully, Mr Singh, James Wong

Birmingham’s Southside district has been cast into the limelight in a collection of short films about the area and the people who live and work there.

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