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SP Green opens new store in the Quarter

SP Green & Co. Ltd, specialists in creating bespoke, exclusively designed luxury jewellery, has opened a new store in the Jewellery Quarter. The store, on Warstone Lane, will sell branded goods as the company looks to expand its product range. Chris Simkin, of S.P. Green & Co. Ltd, said: “We are proud to be based in the ... Read more SP Green opens new store in the Quarter
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Birmingham Assay Office Chief Executive and Assay Master Michael Allchin announces his retirement

It’s the end of an era for the jewellery industry as Chief Executive and Assay Master of The Birmingham Assay Office, Michael Allchin has announced he will be retiring in Summer 2014. Despite The Birmingham Assay Office having been in operation for nearly 240 years, Michael is only its twelfth Assay Master and he has ... Read more Birmingham Assay Office Chief Executive and Assay Master Michael Allchin announces his retirement
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Virgin Media offers free training sessions to help your business build its online presence

Virgin Media is working with training provider Freeformers and Innovation Birmingham to offer small businesses in Birmingham the opportunity to participate in a series of online training workshops to learn how to build a live web page, release a viral social video, develop a web app and new social online marketing techniques. The workshops will ... Read more Virgin Media offers free training sessions to help your business build its online presence
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JQ BID supports Birmingham Made Me

Businesses across the Jewellery Quarter will hold a series of ‘open door’ events next month, as part of a fringe event at this year’s Birmingham Made Me (BMM). Birmingham Made Me has been developed to promote innovation and the great products designed and made in the city and across the Midlands. The Jewellery Quarter BID is arranging ... Read more JQ BID supports Birmingham Made Me
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Bids galore at Fellows’ antique and modern jewellery auction

Fellows’ monthly sale of Antique & Modern Jewellery featured 525 lots of fabulous jewellery and cocktail watches. Over 350 bidders from 24 countries registered for live bidding online against a busy saleroom and a packed gallery for telephone bids – all anticipating the sale’s star lot. The first hour of the auction got off to ... Read more Bids galore at Fellows’ antique and modern jewellery auction
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Jewellery Quarter’s Church Inn to get a taste of the Deep South

A landmark Jewellery Quarter pub is being given a new lease of life with a Deep South-inspired venture. The Church Inn in Great Hampton Street is being rejuvenated thanks to a partnership between Birmingham’s Soul Food Project and Everards Brewery. The pub’s new licensee is Carl Finn, 28, who founded the Soul Food Project, and ... Read more Jewellery Quarter’s Church Inn to get a taste of the Deep South
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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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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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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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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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