Kaffe Couture – New Cafe in Jewellery Quarter

In December 2015, Sahar Shabani, who has a passion for cooking and baking, opened Kaffe Couture at 21 Augusta Street. Kaffe Couture’s aim is to provide hearty food for local residents and businesses in The Jewellery Quarter and most of the fresh vegetables and dairy products are supplied by an organic farm in Romsley.  More...

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By MH On Friday, January 8th, 2016
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Police Station to Close but Keeping PCSOs

There has been a police station in the Jewellery Quarter for over one hundred years but, despite efforts by the local community to reverse the decision, Vyse Street Police Station is to close in March 2018. However, More...

By MH On Friday, January 8th, 2016
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Colin Giles Retires as Curator of The Pen Room

Colin receives the presentation of a cheque from Larry Hanks as a token of Colin’s dedication to The Pen Room. Brian Jones, (who tragically died just after his book about the history of ‘Pens’ More...

By MH On Friday, January 8th, 2016
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20 Years of Growth and Success for Rofin in Daventry

Rofin-Baasel UK is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2016 with a strong track record of growth and success stretching over 20 years. On 22 November 1995 the company Baasel Lasertech UK Limited was formed with More...

By MH On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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All Lit up For Christmas 2015

This great picture was taken by PCSO Matt Jones. On Friday 13th November, after a weather forecast of high winds and pouring rain, the skies cleared and the 100 Christmas light displays were switched on to light More...

By MH On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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Multi-Award Winning Adapt Accountancy

Birmingham based company Adapt Accountancy scored multiple wins in Wealth & Finance INTL’s 2015 Finance Awards! Adapt Accountancy have won the awards for ‘Accountancy of the Year – Midlands’ More...

By MH On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Birmingham Civic Society Renaissance Award 2015

Pictured with the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Raymond Hassall, is Tim Prince. Tim formerly worked for Advantage West Midlands and is the man responsible for negotiating the sale of Newman Brothers with More...

By MH On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Coffin Works 1st Birthday and More News

Coffin Works 1st Birthday At the end of October The Coffin Works will be celebrating their 1st birthday party and this news roundup gives details about the recent awards they have won. A Heritage Angel 2015 winner! On More...

By MH On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Small Film Company Nominated for Royal Television Society Award

IDM Media, a film production company based in the Jewellery Quarter, has been nominated for an industry recognised Royal Television Society award. The 2015 Midlands Centre Royal Television Society Awards recognise More...

By MH On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Midland Metro – Snow Hill Stop Closure

Essential works to tie in the new stretch of Metro tram track with the existing track which will link up New Street Station with Snow Hill Station will close the Snow Hill stop for a six week period from start of More...