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 fire many years ago, and no planning agreement could be found regarding rebuilding it – so perhaps something will now be done?  More...

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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...

By MH On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Weston Beamor joins ‘Make Works Birmingham’

‘Photography Roger Shafi. Courtesy of Workshop Birmingham’. Weston Beamor has become the twenty-first business in the Birmingham region to join ‘Make Works Birmingham’ www.makeworks.co.uk/birmingham) a unique More...

By MH On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Weston Beamor Casts Historic Civic Chains

Sara Sweet (far left) and Craig Snape (far right) of Sonkai with the Mayoral party at the presentation of the new chains which was held in Norwich on 13th October. When jewellery retailer Sonkai won a competition More...

By MH On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Caroline Street Tree Planting Progress

The trees have now been planted in the bottom part of Caroline Street, as well as much of the paving etc. in place. Work has also started on the top half of the Caroline Street boulevard with the road being marked More...

By MH On Friday, November 25th, 2016
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It’s Time to Start Feeling Festive!

The Centrepiece Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Jewellery and Precious Objects is back at Symphony Hall, Birmingham (23 Nov – 23 Dec 10.30am – 10pm 2016, daily) for the 19th time with twenty jewellery More...