Cartercutts Expand, Move Premises & Win NAJ Service Supplier of the Year 2016!

Cartercutts have expanded their activities and also moved from 49 Vyse Street to larger premises at 43 Northampton Street, still in the heart of The Jewellery Quarter. Dedicated to producing rubber moulds of the finest quality for the Trade, Les Carter states: “All our customers receive a professional service with master pattern confidentiality being More...

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By MH On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Midlands Marketing Agency Acquires Birmingham Design Firm

Managing Director James Hobday (centre) with (left to right) Directors Lara Page, Steve Brookes, Emma Davies and Dave Betts. Midlands marketing communications agency Voiceboxx have recently expanded their operation More...

By MH On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Snow Hill Tram Stop re-named St Chad’s

Snow Hill Metro Tram stop (next to Snow Hill Rail Station) is to be re-named St Chad’s Stop because the stop’s name was confusing passengers who were disembarking there to access the rail station, but the tram More...

By MH On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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WM Lord Mayor Candidate Meets Mark and Marie

On two occasions during her campaign to become the first West Midlands Lord Mayor, Lib. Dem Candidate Beverley Neilson visited Mark and Marie Haddleton (The Hockley Flyer & Jewellery Quarter Heritage) at their More...

By MH On Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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Partial Building Collapse

In the gales of the 23rd February the roof and front wall of the building in the corner of Hylton Street came crashing down (caught on CCTV). Fortunately, no-one was hurt. This building has been derelict after a More...

By MH On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Burning Soul Brewing Ltd

Chris Small tells Mark at The Hockley Flyer “The name comes from us having the burning passion to open our own brewery and try to make the best beers we can (it’s been something we’ve wanted to do for the More...

By MH On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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New Benches for Cemeteries

Two new, very attractive, benches have appeared, one in Warstone Lane Cemetery and one in Key Hill Cemetery. No-one seems to know who put them there, but Colin Giles took a photograph of one of them. They are obviously More...

By MH On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Konnichiwa Design

We are a small design studio formed in 2014, specialising in many areas of design including Visualisation, Graphic Design, Branding and Web Design. 2016 has been a big year for us as we have completed a coffee shop More...

By MH On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Jewellery Quarter Women Shine in UK Poetry Awards

Publisher Emma Wright won the £5000 Michael Marks Award for Poetry Pamphlets The Emma Press has been awarded the £5000 Michael Marks Award for Poetry Pamphlets. The Jewellery Quarter-based publishing house, headed More...

By MH On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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JQ Shines Bright for Christmas 2016

On Friday 18 November, over 700 people gathered in the Golden Square, to witness the official switch on of the Jewellery Quarter’s Christmas lights and mark the beginning of the festive period. This 2-hour event, More...