A major scheme to install an eco-garden at one of Birmingham’s busiest inner-city stations has been given the go-ahead thanks to a community grant from West Midlands Railway (WMR). Jewellery Quarter station, which welcomed over half a million passengers last year, will have a ‘green makeover’ thanks to community volunteers working with the area’s Business Improvement District (BID).
A company celebrating 150 years in business in the city is donating £500,000 to a local charity to set up a new early intervention unit on the site of the Malcolm Locker building in Erdington. A. Edmonds & Co, a high-quality shop and interior fitters based in the Jewellery Quarter, has made the generous donation … Read more
The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have been devastating for many individuals and as a result, The Benevolent Society are launching a hardship fund to alleviate some of the financial pressure caused by loss of income or reduced income due to Covid-19. Initially only those individuals who own, or work for, a company that is … Read more
Learn more about the Birmingham Clean Air Zone, including new rules and exemptions, in a joint webinar by JQBID and Birmingham City Council. Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone will come into force this summer and includes the Jewellery Quarter. High-polluting vehicles entering the area will have to pay a daily charge from the 1st June 2021. … Read more
This guest blog post is written by Dale Hollinshead, owner of the award-winning Hazel & Haydn salon in the Jewellery Quarter. We’ve all been there – the temptation to make drastic changes to our hair by ourselves is at an all-time high – but stop. Step away from the box dyes and kitchen scissors and … Read more
St Paul’s Church is looking for donations of old or surplus laptops from the local JQ community to support online English language lessons. In the next couple of weeks, St Paul’s Church in the Jewellery will be running English classes for members of our community who are Farsi-speaking. The vast majority only have access to … Read more
The Pig & Tail Pub is offering their professional kitchen for hire during lockdown to any budding food entrepreneurs! We are reaching out to offer a great opportunity, our kitchen at The Pig & Tail is lying dormant. So, we would like to offer our space for rent to help someone expand and develop their … Read more
Looking to start the New Year on the right foot? Why not recycle your Christmas Tree for FREE. Give your old tree a new life and take advantage of the tree recycling points provided by Birmingham City Council – free of charge for citizens. From January 1st to 24th, trees will be accepted at the following … Read more