Abbey College Birmingham appoints new principal

Abbey College Birmingham has strengthened its position as a leading independent college with the appointment of a new principal. Stephen Robinson (pictured) has more than 20 years’ experience as a head and senior leader in schools, both in the UK and abroad. He joins the college, based on St Paul’s Square, from a highly respected international boarding school in Nigeria, where … Read more

Volunteers needed for Ladywood Ward children’s Christmas party

Tickets for this year’s Ladywood Ward children’s Christmas party will be on sale soon. The event, for children who live and/or attend schools in the Ladywood Ward area, is being held at Ladywood Health & Community Centre, St Vincent Street West (B16 8PR) on Saturday 14th December 2013, 12.00pm—4.00pm If your child is between 4 and 9 years old and you would like … Read more

Silversmith vicar develops her own hallmark

                            A female vicar who also has a keen interest in jewellery making has worked with The Birmingham Assay Office to develop her own hallmark. Reverend Mary Gilbert, vicar at St Paul’s Church in the Jewellery Quarter, has been making jewellery for the past … Read more

Rajdoot restaurant interior wins at English Curry Awards

Rajdoot Tandoori flied the flag for Birmingham at last month’s English Curry Awards 2013 after winning a gong for ‘Best Restaurant Design’. Owner Manjit Gill, owner of the George Street-based restaurant, picked up the trophy at the swanky bash held at Manchester’s Salford City Stadium. He said: “We have been in this business for over 40 years … Read more

Talbots Group celebrates 100 years of packaging heritage

Birmingham-based jewellery, gift and retail packaging specialists, Talbots Group, is celebrating 100 years of packaging heritage as the oldest subsidiary of the company, Pickering and Mayell, celebrates its centenary. Based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, Pickering and Mayell has been producing and supplying packaging for jewellers since 1913 and is now proudly part of Talbots Group, … Read more

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