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The Pen Museum wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

The Pen Museum has received £90,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) towards a project set to see the museum secure its future and introduce new generations to this largely unknown part of Birmingham’s past. The project will develop the museum’s spaces and volunteer workforce, and when it opens in August 2016 will include new exhibitions, […]

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Your last chance to respond to Boundary Commission proposals (deadline: Feb 8th)

The deadline for making comments to the Boundary Commission regarding their proposals to re-draw the Wards in Birmingham is February 8th. You only have a few days left to make your voice heard. The Local Government Boundary Commission has made proposals to change the Wards within Birmingham City Council’s administrative area. This would see the […]

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Boundary Commission proposals: thanks for your feedback

Thank you for all your comments on our response to proposals to change the Wards within Birmingham City Council, which will see the Jewellery Quarter become part of a new Winson Green Ward. Details of the proposals can be found here The JQNF response can be found here There has been quite a lot of interest […]

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UCB submits planning proposals for Phase II of its campus redevelopment

University College Birmingham has submitted proposals for a new scheme in Charlotte Street and George Street in the Jewellery Quarter. It forms phase two of their £90 million campus redevelopment, which has already seen new facilities opened (McIntyre House) in September 2014. There will be partial demolition of 9 Charlotte Street and 12 George Street […]

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JQ Christmas Lights Switch On (with fireworks!) | Fri 13th Nov

The JQ kick starts Christmas 2015 with the Jewellery Quarter Christmas Lights Switch On on Friday 13th November 4 – 7pm! (Lights: 6pm) This year, the JQBID has extended it’s Christmas lights to over 100 across the Quarter, including a 30ft Christmas tree in Golden Square. To mark the occasion they are bringing back our […]

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JQNF AGM | Tue 2 Dec 7 – 9pm | The Drop Forge

Your fellow residents at the Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Forum would be very pleased to see you at our annual meeting, on Tuesday 2 December, 7 – 9pm at The Drop Forge (Hockley Street, B18 6BL) If you live in the JQ then the JQNF is your organisation and this is your chance to see what’s […]

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Ladywood Ward Committee | Tue 14 Oct 7pm |

Local residents are invited to attend the LADYWOOD WARD COMMITTEE Tuesday 14 October 2014 | 7- 9pm | Ladywood Health & Community Centre, St Vincent Street West, Ladywood Main Items for Discussion – Starting with a news report from TNT Ladywood News Local police report – hear from Clem Samuels, Ladywood’s new sergeant 20mph Streets for Central […]

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JQNF Open Meeting: Mon 13th Oct 7 – 9pm

There are a lot of exciting projects in development in the Quarter at the moment. To keep you up-to-speed, we’ve teamed up with Birmingham Conversation Trust to present a bumper JQNF Open Meeting on Mon 13th Oct 7 – 9pm (doors from 6.50pm) at The Coffin Works, Fleet Street, Jewellery Quarter. You’ll get a sneak-peak of the […]

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Your local Blue Orange Theatre – upcoming shows

Most of you will know that the JQ has its very own theatre on Great Hampton Street, the Blue Orange Theatre, reminiscent of the kind of small scale but high quality theatre you might encounter in the cooler parts of New York.  Want to know what’s coming upon September?  Read on. WEDNESDAY 3 to SATURDAY 6 […]

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The latest planning applications for the JQ are mostly about listed buildings.

  It’s been a quiet couple of months on the planning application front (thankfully, as it’s been a bit manic prior to that).  The latest applications are on the attached document and if you want to study the plans, just click the blue hyperlink for each one. They include listed building applications for the: George […]

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