World War 1 Memorials in Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries

Photo courtesy of http://www.jqrg.org/ 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 enquiries, we have received this explanation: ‘Bereavement Services have arranged for befitting memorials to be placed within all of More...

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By MH On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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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...

By MH On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Still Going Strong After 20 years – Jewellery Quarter Businesses Are Working Together

Beeline & Cre8 photo, Jo Holme, Tracy Gilmour, Peter Welch Jewellery quarter based business Beeline Promotional Items has been based in the area for over 20 years, in fact celebrating their 21st Birthday this More...

By MH On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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VIP – Jewellery Valuation Website

A new valuation service for jewellery watches and silverware is providing a versatile yet straightforward high quality offer for valuations direct to the consumer. Its successful launch earlier in the year has More...

By MH On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Sara Preisler Gallery Presents: ‘If You Go Down to the Woods Today’

This exhibition runs 26th July – 26th September @ Sara Preisler Gallery, The Custard Factory Foraged and Forged Made in Sara’s very own studio, these striking pieces have defined ‘fold formed’ components, More...

By MH On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Call for Feedback on Cycle Improvements

Birmingham Cycle Revolution(l-r) Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cllr Tahir Ali, Cllr James McKay Proposals to improve cycling conditions on main roads are being revealed on Monday 7 July at the start of a six-week consultation More...

By MH On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Sew and Sew

The Crafts Collective has been set up by Felicity Tracey in a studio in Frederick Street, Birmingham – (you may remember her father Sgt. Gordon Tracey). To get to know people in the Jewellery Quarter they More...

By MH On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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Birmingham PlayCare Network

Birmingham PlayCare Network is a play association that has been operating since 1995. We are a voluntary organisation working across Birmingham. In 2011 BPCN set up a scrapstore, which collects safe, surplus clean More...

By MH On Sunday, June 8th, 2014
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City Jeweller Is Fined £25,000

A Birmingham jeweller was sentenced to eight months imprisonment, suspended for 18 months, and ordered to pay a total of £25,000 after pleading guilty to 17 offences, under the Hallmarking Act 1973, Trade Marks More...

By MH On Saturday, May 10th, 2014
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‘Antiques for Everyone’ a Huge Success

The Assay Office Birmingham had a fantastic four days at Clarion Events Antiques for Everyone Fair at the NEC in Birmingham between April 10th and April 13th. The fairs are held three times a year and are Britain’s More...

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