Royal Visit

HRH Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Jewellery Quarter on 25th November 2014. The Royal couple were greeted at the School of Jewellery and also had a chat with Marie Haddleton who has always met on his previous visits. The Duchess enjoyed meeting students at the School and viewing their work and was presented with two silver fountain More...

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By MH On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Police Message

‘Merry Christmas one and all from your friendly neighbourhood team! I just wanted to let you all know that you should be seeing more of the team between now and mid-January, as we step up anti-crime patrols More...

By MH On Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Parking Permits

We are still getting reports of problems from workers trying to renew their Parking Permits and those applying for the first time. In desperation we went to the highest possible level to find out what was wrong More...

By MH On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Information Point to be Rebuilt

by Najm Clayton A move to Sutton Coldfield has provided a reprieve for the popular pavilion which previously housed the Jewellery Quarter Information Point and which has had to make way for the new Golden Square More...

By MH On Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Newman Brothers Coffin Works – Launch

Perry Beeches II School Choir sang in the courtyard in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Councillor Shafique Shah and an invited audience, to the launch of the Newman Brothers Coffin Works Museum in Fleet More...

By MH On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Betts Metal Sales – ‘Best of British’ On 26th September Betts Metal Sales on Spencer Street, Hockley took part in the Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning, in aid of raising funds for those More...

By MH On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

World War 1 – Schools Performances

‘It is November 1914, The ‘Great War’ war is raging over three continents and the first trenches are about to be dug ……’ To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World More...

By MH On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Betts Metal Sales – The Best of British

On the 26th September a number of businesses within the Jewellery Quarter will be involved in raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support by participating in ‘The world’s biggest coffee morning’. The event More...

By MH On Sunday, September 14th, 2014

World War 1 Memorials in Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries

Photo courtesy of Many people have contacted The Hockley Flyer recently regarding the two brand new War Memorials that have appeared in both Warstone Lane and Key Hill Cemeteries. After making More...

By MH On Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Perry Beeches News

Perry Beeches IV Opening The newest Secondary School – Perry Beeches IV – has opened in the Jewellery Quarter. It is based in the old Swan Kettle works in Albion Street. At the official opening the school More...

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