The start-up scene in Birmingham

              England’s second city is still viewed by many as a grey area with the air thick from industry ever present. In reality, that all left Birmingham many years ago to leave a city that, for a while, seemed to struggle to find its identity. The West Midlands has [...]

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What To Expect In The West Midlands

When moving to a new location altogether, there are always seemingly innumerable things to consider. For example, when relocating to West Midlands, you’ll consider many of the same basic aspects that apply to any moving situation. You will need to consult with a real estate agent, find a property that appeals at a price you [...]

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Young businesswomen receive national accolade for their bridal shop

            It is never easy to start up and then run your own business, but it seems in this case that if you’re best friend is by your side then there are no hurdles that cannot be overcome. This is the key ingredient that Victoria Holmes and Lisa Pope claim [...]

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Football used to tackle gang crime in the West Midlands

                The Guns and Knives take lives project, operated by the West Midlands Police, is to use a regional youth charity football tournament to try and teach youngsters about the dangers of life in a gang. It will be the first time that the initiative, which was launched [...]

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Fireworks parties set to go with a bang across the West Midlands

                  The following are just a selection of bonfires and fireworks displays taking place in the West Midlands over the coming week; Brownhills; Holland park, fireworks and bonfire this Saturday with the fire being lit at 7pm and the fireworks starting at 8pm. Admission is free for [...]

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Christmas markets coming to Birmingham

              Christmas is going to be upon us shortly, and if you are smart then you are going to get ahead of the crowds and make sure that you prepare for the festive season ahead of time. Whether this is buying presents, or decorating your home, any steps you [...]

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National drop in unemployment is not reflected in the West Midlands

Although recent statistics released showed that unemployment in the United Kingdom as a whole is falling, statistics in the West Midlands region paint a very different picture. The number of people in the West Midlands who were out of work in the last quarter rose by 7,000 to 235,000, representing 8.8% of the region’s workforce. [...]

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Boutique hotels in Birmingham

There are many definitions of a boutique hotel, but the general consensus is that they are establishments who seek to combine the luxury of the top end brands with the personalised service offered by a smaller sibling. Related Posts:The start-up scene in Birmingham Heading to Vegas: the most exciting shows on right now Take a [...]

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Jazz in the Bar Birmingham

In an effort to help expose new talent and promote new local jazz talent The Old Joint Stock Theatre in Birmingham is continuing its Jazz in the Bar series that is free and open to the public.  Each night of jazz is a relaxing array of soothing jazz music with quality ales and food on [...]

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100 pensioners a month are being targeted by conmen

                    It has been revealed that every month, just in the West Midlands, more than 100 pensioners are being targeted by conmen and burglars posing as police officers, water board officials and council workers. Related Posts:Football used to tackle gang crime in the West MidlandsWhat you [...]

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