BIRMINGHAM 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES SEEKS COMMON GROUND WITH THE WEST MIDLANDS

INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY RESEARCH PROJECT LAUNCH As part of its three years to go celebrations, the team behind Birmingham 2022 is dialling up the countdown to the Commonwealth Games by rolling out an art-led community research project that aims to connect...

Future High Streets Fund boost for Wolverhampton

City of Wolverhampton Council’s funding bid to the government’s Future High Streets Fund has been shortlisted. The council has now been allocated a £250,000 resource funding grant by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government to help develop a...

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR WEST MIDLANDS EDUCATION AWARDS

Celebrating the outstanding contributions of those who are making a difference to the education sector in the West Midlands; this July the Education Awards returns for its third year, with Birmingham City University as headline sponsors. The judges had a...

Your staff are your most important asset

This was the cry from the keynote speaker – Greg Reed who outlined how he had to change the culture of the Black Country based Homeserve in his position as the UK CEO. When he joined Homeserve in 2012 he...

New look Centenary Square opens to the public

One of Birmingham’s flagship public spaces was officially opened to reveal its new design in a special ceremony today (3 July). Centenary Square’s new look was unveiled nearly five years after Birmingham City Council launched a competition to redesign one...

Gurdas Maan UK Tour 2019

The name Gurdas Maan needs no introduction. With a career spanning over 40 years, fans of Maan Saab can be found the world over. It is not uncommon to see people of all different ages, race, religions and gender...

FCA CALLS ON CONSUMERS TO ‘ACT NOW’ AS PPI COMPLAINTS DEADLINE GETS CLOSER

There is just over a month to go until the 29 August 2019, the PPI complaints deadline. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) which regulates the financial services sector and protects UK consumers is urging people to make a decision,...

Garry Sandhu Returns To The UK

Multi award winning Punjabi singing sensation Garry Sandhu’s meteoric rise through the British Asian music scene is something that is remembered fondly even today. Despite being away from Britain for the last 8 years, his fan base has only...

Anurag Kashyap – Screen Talk, BIFF

As part of the ongoing success of BIFF (Birmingham Indian Film Festival), fans and filmmakers were invited to a candid Q&A with cult director, Anurag Kashyap at Mockingbird Cinema on Wednesday. Proclaimed the Martin Scorsese of India, Anurag Kashyap...

Howzat?! Barnardo’s bowled over by support from Pakistani cricket stars

Pakistani cricket stars Babar Azam and Imam ul Haq have shown their support for children’s charity Barnardo’s while competing in the World Cup in England. The batsmen signed two bats for Barnardo’s which will be auctioned off to help raise...

Selfridges launches ‘quiet hour’ for autistic customers

In collaboration with the National Autistic Society, Selfridges Birmingham has launched a weekly quiet hour to help accommodate autistic shoppers and their families who struggle with loud music in stores. The store says it hopes the move will help to...

A PREMIER EVENT AT A PREMIERSHIP VENUE

Wow! Monday night at the Villa Park – Holte Suite the the 4thMidlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards took place in an atmosphere of excitement and high energy. Going from to strength to strength this high profile Midlands event brought...