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JQDT bids to become a neighbourhood forum

The Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) hosted a visit from Rt Hon Don Foster MP yesterday (30th April) to discuss its bid to become a neighbourhood forum. The Trust is working to become an official neighbourhood forum under the Localism Act. The Localism Act gives communities more rights and powers to shape new development and ensure that ... Read more JQDT bids to become a neighbourhood forum
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Lasan win Best Restaurant at Asian Business Awards 2013

Lasan Restaurant has been presented with the ‘Asian Business Restaurant of the Year 2013’ at a prestigious dinner which took place in Birmingham on Friday 26th April to celebrate the very best Asian entrepreneurship in the Midlands. The Asian Business Awards previously held in London for over 15 years, this year see the first time ... Read more Lasan win Best Restaurant at Asian Business Awards 2013
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Jewellery Quarter BID wins British Jazz Awards for Brum

Birmingham has been successful in capturing the 2013 British Jazz Awards and bringing this most important of British jazz events back to the City where it all began, 27 years ago. Appropriately enough for such a glittering procession of talent, the Awards (known in the business as the ‘Jazz Oscars’) will this year be produced ... Read more Jewellery Quarter BID wins British Jazz Awards for Brum
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Findings exhibition launched in St Paul’s Square

Last night we celebrated the official launch of internationally acclaimed artist, Tom Hunter’s Findings exhibition. Despite arriving in Birmingham on a gloomy wintery morning, Tom explained how his perceptions of the city quickly changed as he visited the sites around the Jewellery Quarter and Colmore Business District. He also let slip that his favourite photographs were ... Read more Findings exhibition launched in St Paul’s Square
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Deep cleaning starts this Sunday (28th April)

A deep clean to various streets within the Jewellery Quarter will commence this weekend (Sunday 28th). The works have been planned to ensure there is minimal disruption to businesses and residents. And we’ll be able to say goodbye to chewing gum and other ugly stains or graffiti on our pavements within the Quarter. The schedule ... Read more Deep cleaning starts this Sunday (28th April)
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Birmingham Conservation Trust seeks new trustees

The Birmingham Conservation Trust is seeking to recruit new trustees to its board.  This is an exciting time for the Trust, with the development of the Coffin Works and our move to the JQ coming up.  Click here for more information.
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JQ BID in talks to ease travel disruption during tunnel closures

The Jewellery Quarter BID (JQ BID) is working with Amey, the company that manages and maintains the city’s roads in partnership with Birmingham City Council, to ensure that major roadworks planned for the city centre this summer will cause minimal disruption to businesses in the area. The planned roadworks will see the A38 St Chad’s and Queensway tunnels completely ... Read more JQ BID in talks to ease travel disruption during tunnel closures
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Find a hidden gem with Jurys Inn Birmingham and the Jewellery Quarter

To celebrate the £4.7million refurbishment of Jurys Inn Birmingham, the city centre hotel is giving one lucky guest the chance to find a real hidden gem under their pillow, courtesy of the nearby Jewellery Quarter. From April 28th to May 5th, a real gem, to the value of £1,000, will be hidden under a guest ... Read more Find a hidden gem with Jurys Inn Birmingham and the Jewellery Quarter
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‘Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play’ comes to the Blue Orange Theatre

On Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th May, Majikal Theatre – a new touring theatre group – will perform “Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play” at the Blue Orange Theatre. Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play is an evening of adaptations of three early films directed by Alfred Hitchcock: “The Lodger,” “Sabotage” and “The 39 Steps”. Spies, murder, love, and other trademarks of Alfred ... Read more ‘Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play’ comes to the Blue Orange Theatre
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Historical Birmingham coffin works to be transformed with support from GBSLEP

A 19th century Grade II* listed building in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter is set to be transformed into a base for thriving businesses after securing the funding necessary to start work. The £2 million project to revamp Newman Brothers Coffin Fitting Works in Fleet Street will receive over £200,000 after successfully applying to the Greater Birmingham ... Read more Historical Birmingham coffin works to be transformed with support from GBSLEP
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Birmingham Assay Office opens new sub-office at Hockley Mint

The Birmingham Assay Office is pleased to announce that the British Hallmarking Council has authorised the opening of a sub-office at Hockley Mint, located in Warstone Lane, right in the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. The Birmingham Assay Office is always keen to respond to the changing demands of the market and improve customer service.  ... Read more Birmingham Assay Office opens new sub-office at Hockley Mint
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