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IPP helps former ballet enthusiast Caitlyn become one of Coventry’s youngest apprentices
IPP helps former ballet enthusiast Caitlyn become one of Coventry’s youngest apprentices

Former ballet enthusiast Caitlyn Willis is being kept on her toes as one of Coventry’s youngest business apprentices as she joins IPP, a leading European pooler of sustainable wooden pallets to the retail supply chain, as a commercial apprentice. Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, the 17-year-old recently…

Take strides in the East of England for a Parkinson’s cure
Take strides in the East of England for a Parkinson’s cure

People across the East of England are being asked to sign up to their local Walk for Parkinson’s event and stride towards a Parkinson’s cure by funding groundbreaking research. This month, charity Parkinson’s UK has launched its annual Walk for Parkinson’s fundraiser. All the money raised from the walks will…

Former Truscanian Foundry Site set to be sold
Former Truscanian Foundry Site set to be sold

An industrial complex and a commercial estate in the Black Country have been placed on the market for £1.7 million. The former Truscanian Foundries site in Oldbury closed its doors for the last time in December, and commercial agents Harris Lamb and Sellers have been instructed to sell the properties by the Lucy…

Housing group urges men to get their kit on for Mental Health Awareness Week
Housing group urges men to get their kit on for Mental Health Awareness Week

Castle Vale. Compass Support is looking for teams to sign up for this year’s Charity Football tournament on 23 May 2020, during Mental Health Awareness Week. Star City’s Goals Birmingham is the hosting venue for the popular tournament, and have also kindly donated two of the three pitches to support the charity.…

Walton Homes completes work on bespoke three-home development in Burton-on-Trent
Walton Homes completes work on bespoke three-home development in Burton-on-Trent

Walton Homes has completed work on an exclusive collection of three bespoke properties in Burton-on-Trent. The spacious five-bedroom homes are located in the sought-after Stapenhill area, positioned off the private Tower Road and offering an ideal blend of town and rural living. Sarah Summerton, Director for the…

Experts serve up the future of hospitality
Experts serve up the future of hospitality

A panel of leading experts set out the future of Birmingham’s food and drink scene when Midlands Retail and Hospitality Forum (MRF) hosted its first event of 2020. Led by famed chef Alex Claridge (The Wilderness), the panel explored the challenges and opportunities facing both independent and chain restaurants…

Sydney Mitchell Charity Quiz raises almost £3000 for Midlands Charities
Sydney Mitchell Charity Quiz raises almost £3000 for Midlands Charities

  Leading West Midlands’ law firm Sydney Mitchell celebrated their 12th successful quiz at The Studio in Birmingham, raising almost £3000 for its nominated charities; Age UK Solihull and the Buddy Bag Foundation. 80 people took part in the action packed Quiz with Stoo Pittaway, of SpeedQuizzing as Guest…

Lawyers make national brain injury directory
Lawyers make national brain injury directory

  Two Shropshire lawyers have been added to a national directory aimed at helping people find specialist solicitors to deal with brain injury cases. Lucy Small and Dawn Humphries, of Lanyon Bowdler, are now listed in the charity Headway’s Head Injury Solicitors Directory and take their place alongside a third…

Stepnell revitalises Health and Life Sciences building
Stepnell revitalises Health and Life Sciences building

Construction giant Stepnell has delivered a contemporary £6.25 million refurbishment for Oxford Brookes University’s Sinclair building. The 92-week project – which aimed to improve the building’s spatial and environmental efficiency and is Stepnell’s third project for the university – included the…

Largest development in city gets underway as work starts to clear The Island Quarter site
Largest development in city gets underway as work starts to clear The Island Quarter site

Plans to transform the former Boots Island site have taken a step forward as the developer behind the scheme begins work to clear the site. Conygar received outline planning permission for the major development in April 2019 and work is now starting to prepare the site, which will be transformed as part of the…