Property Appointments: GBR Phoenix Beard; CPBigwood; GVA; Cushman ... - The Business Desk (registration)
BIRMINGHAM property consultancy GBR Phoenix Beard has strengthened its Birmingham team with two new appointments and two promotions. Ian Wilton and Glenn Keilloh join the building consultancy team as associate director and senior...
29.05.2013
Salts Healthcare sees record exports as new Birmingham data centre opens - The Business Desk (registration)
ONE of Birmingham's oldest businesses is flying the flag for British manufacturing after announcing a record 23% year-on-year growth in exports.Salts Healthcare, which has a turnover of £60m and employs 500 staff, is also...
29.05.2013
Shoosmiths completes move to new offices in Birmingham - The Business Desk (registration)
LAW firm Shoosmiths has relocated to new offices in Birmingham to support its growth strategy. The national firm has taken 40,000 sq ft at Two Colmore Square to accommodate growing staff numbers at its expanding full service...
29.05.2013
Birmingham budget adds 7 full-time workers - Hometownlife.com
Dave Hieber with the Oakland County Equalization Division said property assessments in Birmingham went up an average of 5.32 percent this year, far exceeding the countywide average of 1.16 percent. The taxable value for all of...
26.05.2013
Four arrested after house raiders lock victim in cupboard - Birmingham Mail
Minutes later, they knocked again and forced their way into the property threatening the 24-year-old victim with a knife. They searched the house and forced the victim to put his dog in a cupboard, before loading a flat screen TV...
24.05.2013
Lack of local work forces architects Make to shut Birmingham office - The Business Desk (registration)
THE architectural firm which designed Birmingham's Cube building is to shut its Birmingham office and relocate staff to its London base. Make said the decision to quit has been taken as a result of a lack of projects in the...
24.05.2013
Lack of local work forces architects Make to shut Birmingham office - The Business Desk (registration)
THE architectural firm which designed Birmingham's Cube building is to shut its Birmingham office and relocate staff to its London base. Make said the decision to quit has been taken as a result of a lack of projects in the...
24.05.2013
Lack of local work forces architects Make to shut Birmingham office - The Business Desk (registration)
THE architectural firm which designed Birmingham's Cube building is to shut its Birmingham office and relocate staff to its London base. Make said the decision to quit has been taken as a result of a lack of projects in the...
24.05.2013
Infinity Property and Casualty Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders - PR Newswire (press release)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ: IPCC) today announced that the shareholders elected the eight director nominees to the Board of Directors at today's Annual...
21.05.2013
Justin Bieber's monkey becomes German property - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham ... - Alabama's News Leader
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21.05.2013
Pair killed in house blast named - The Birmingham Post
However a four-month old girl had a miraculous escape, after she was rescued from a neighbouring property, with a woman and a seven-year-old boy, Nottinghamshire Police said. They were taken to the city's Queen's Medical...
20.05.2013
House asking prices reach new high - The Birmingham Post
House sellers' asking prices have soared to a new high, in further signs of confidence returning to the market, a property website has reported. A 2.1% month-on-month rise pushed average prices to £249,841 this month, with...
20.05.2013
Birmingham Housing Authority seeking solutions to violence-plagued community - al.com (blog)
"We'd like the group to assess the situation in their community and come up with some proactive and effective ideas to make a change in their community," Naomi Truman, executive director of the Housing Authority...
17.05.2013
1Q earnings nearly double for Infinity Property and Casualty - Birmingham Business Journal
Infinity Property and Casualty Corp. (NASDAQ: IPCC)'s first quarter earnings this year nearly doubled from the same period in 2012. The company's profits for the period ending March 31 were $8.7 million, up from $4.3...
17.05.2013
Ofcom's local TV infrastructure provider to be based in Birmingham - The Business Desk (registration)
THE community not-for-profit business selected by communications regulator Ofcom to build and operate the local digital TV broadcasting platform is to be based at Innovation Birmingham Campus, formerly Birmingham Science...
15.05.2013
Birmingham scoops top honours at BCO awards - The Business Desk (registration)
BIRMINGHAM'S offices have been recognised for their design quality by scooping more awards than any other city in a leading competition.The British Council for Offices held the finals of its Midlands and East Anglia awards at...
13.05.2013
The jewel in Birmingham's artistic quarter - Express.co.uk
WHEN THE high-speed rail link (HS2) gets its final go-ahead, a large chunk of Birmingham will be transformed into a cultural zone ripe for residential development. By then property prices could be back on the march, which is why...
12.05.2013
Historic redevelopment tax credit passes Legislature - Birmingham Business Journal
The Alabama Legislature today passed a bill that creates a state-run tax credit program for historic property renovations, according to a press release. If Gov. Robert Bentley signs the bill as expected, developers will be able...
09.05.2013
Birmingham rocked by huge demand for rent help as welfare cuts bite - 24dash
The council says almost 2,000 applications were made for Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP) in the first two weeks of April – 50% more than for the whole of the first quarter of 2012-13. Of the 1,980 Birmingham applications,...
09.05.2013
Commercial Property Birmingham sees more offices turned into homes - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has emerged as a hotspot for converting offices into residential accommodation – as a drive to provide over 11,000 new UK homes gathers pace. A report highlighting how 11,500 new homes could be created by converting...
08.05.2013
Commercial Property Birmingham sees more offices turned into homes - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has emerged as a hotspot for converting offices into residential accommodation – as a drive to provide over 11,000 new UK homes gathers pace. A report highlighting how 11,500 new homes could be created by converting...
08.05.2013
Commercial Property Birmingham sees more offices turned into homes - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has emerged as a hotspot for converting offices into residential accommodation – as a drive to provide over 11,000 new UK homes gathers pace. A report highlighting how 11,500 new homes could be created by converting...
08.05.2013
Commercial Property Birmingham sees more offices turned into homes - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has emerged as a hotspot for converting offices into residential accommodation – as a drive to provide over 11,000 new UK homes gathers pace. A report highlighting how 11,500 new homes could be created by converting...
08.05.2013
Commercial Property Birmingham sees more offices turned into homes - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has emerged as a hotspot for converting offices into residential accommodation – as a drive to provide over 11,000 new UK homes gathers pace. A report highlighting how 11,500 new homes could be created by converting...
08.05.2013
Commercial Property Birmingham sees more offices turned into homes - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has emerged as a hotspot for converting offices into residential accommodation – as a drive to provide over 11,000 new UK homes gathers pace. A report highlighting how 11,500 new homes could be created by converting...
08.05.2013
Commercial Property Birmingham sees more offices turned into homes - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has emerged as a hotspot for converting offices into residential accommodation – as a drive to provide over 11,000 new UK homes gathers pace. A report highlighting how 11,500 new homes could be created by converting...
08.05.2013
Commercial Property Birmingham sees more offices turned into homes - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has emerged as a hotspot for converting offices into residential accommodation – as a drive to provide over 11,000 new UK homes gathers pace. A report highlighting how 11,500 new homes could be created by converting...
08.05.2013
Suspicious package found on Birmingham airport property - WAAY
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBMA) - Birmingham Fire and Hazmat crews are investigating a suspicious package on the property of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. The package was found in an isolated, fenced-in area at the...
07.05.2013
Birmingham Eastside projects take civil engineering awards - The Birmingham Post
“Eastside City Park breathes life into this vital and developing part of the city, encouraging investment and providing important social benefits for the surrounding community and has helped to raise the profile of Birmingham...
03.05.2013
Commercial Property Slow progress for Birmingham's Grand Hotel restoration - The Birmingham Post
A year on from planning permission being granted for a £30 million scheme to redevelop Birmingham's Grand Hotel, Graeme Brown talks to its owners about progress. Birmingham waited a decade for a saviour to ride to the rescue...
03.05.2013
Commercial Property Slow progress for Birmingham's Grand Hotel restoration - The Birmingham Post
A year on from planning permission being granted for a £30 million scheme to redevelop Birmingham's Grand Hotel, Graeme Brown talks to its owners about progress. Birmingham waited a decade for a saviour to ride to the rescue...
03.05.2013
Commercial Property Slow progress for Birmingham's Grand Hotel restoration - The Birmingham Post
A year on from planning permission being granted for a £30 million scheme to redevelop Birmingham's Grand Hotel, Graeme Brown talks to its owners about progress. Birmingham waited a decade for a saviour to ride to the rescue...
03.05.2013
Commercial Property Slow progress for Birmingham's Grand Hotel restoration - The Birmingham Post
A year on from planning permission being granted for a £30 million scheme to redevelop Birmingham's Grand Hotel, Graeme Brown talks to its owners about progress. Birmingham waited a decade for a saviour to ride to the rescue...
03.05.2013
Commercial Property Slow progress for Birmingham's Grand Hotel restoration - The Birmingham Post
A year on from planning permission being granted for a £30 million scheme to redevelop Birmingham's Grand Hotel, Graeme Brown talks to its owners about progress. Birmingham waited a decade for a saviour to ride to the rescue...
03.05.2013
Commercial Property Slow progress for Birmingham's Grand Hotel restoration - The Birmingham Post
A year on from planning permission being granted for a £30 million scheme to redevelop Birmingham's Grand Hotel, Graeme Brown talks to its owners about progress. Birmingham waited a decade for a saviour to ride to the rescue...
03.05.2013
Commercial Property Slow progress for Birmingham's Grand Hotel restoration - The Birmingham Post
A year on from planning permission being granted for a £30 million scheme to redevelop Birmingham's Grand Hotel, Graeme Brown talks to its owners about progress. Birmingham waited a decade for a saviour to ride to the rescue...
03.05.2013
Commercial Property Slow progress for Birmingham's Grand Hotel restoration - The Birmingham Post
A year on from planning permission being granted for a £30 million scheme to redevelop Birmingham's Grand Hotel, Graeme Brown talks to its owners about progress. Birmingham waited a decade for a saviour to ride to the rescue...
03.05.2013
Commercial Property Slow progress for Birmingham's Grand Hotel restoration - The Birmingham Post
A year on from planning permission being granted for a £30 million scheme to redevelop Birmingham's Grand Hotel, Graeme Brown talks to its owners about progress. Birmingham waited a decade for a saviour to ride to the rescue...
03.05.2013
Latest Business News Birmingham Airport control tower wins property award ... - The Birmingham Post
Chartered surveyor and land agent Roger Stone, chair of the RICS West Midlands Awards judging panel, said: “This iconic building is part of a scheme that will bring business people to Birmingham and the West Midlands from parts...
03.05.2013
Latest Business News Birmingham Airport control tower wins property award ... - The Birmingham Post
Chartered surveyor and land agent Roger Stone, chair of the RICS West Midlands Awards judging panel, said: “This iconic building is part of a scheme that will bring business people to Birmingham and the West Midlands from parts...
03.05.2013
Latest Business News Birmingham Airport control tower wins property award ... - The Birmingham Post
Chartered surveyor and land agent Roger Stone, chair of the RICS West Midlands Awards judging panel, said: “This iconic building is part of a scheme that will bring business people to Birmingham and the West Midlands from parts...
03.05.2013
Latest Business News Birmingham Airport control tower wins property award ... - The Birmingham Post
Chartered surveyor and land agent Roger Stone, chair of the RICS West Midlands Awards judging panel, said: “This iconic building is part of a scheme that will bring business people to Birmingham and the West Midlands from parts...
03.05.2013
Latest Business News Birmingham Airport control tower wins property award ... - The Birmingham Post
The new £10 million air traffic control tower at Birmingham Airport has been crowned the West Midlands property project of the year. The 34 metre high structure built in March 2012 was deemed the most impressive in the region at...
03.05.2013
Latest Business News Birmingham Airport control tower wins property award ... - The Birmingham Post
The new £10 million air traffic control tower at Birmingham Airport has been crowned the West Midlands property project of the year. The 34 metre high structure built in March 2012 was deemed the most impressive in the region at...
03.05.2013
Birmingham Airport control tower wins property award from RICS - The Birmingham Post
The new £10 million air traffic control tower at Birmingham Airport has been crowned the West Midlands property project of the year. The 34 metre high structure built in March 2012 was deemed the most impressive in the region at...
03.05.2013
Birmingham Airport control tower wins property award from RICS - The Birmingham Post
The new £10 million air traffic control tower at Birmingham Airport has been crowned the West Midlands property project of the year. The 34 metre high structure built in March 2012 was deemed the most impressive in the region at...
03.05.2013
Birmingham Airport control tower wins property award from RICS - The Birmingham Post
The new £10 million air traffic control tower at Birmingham Airport has been crowned the West Midlands property project of the year. The 34 metre high structure built in March 2012 was deemed the most impressive in the region at...
03.05.2013
Birmingham Airport control tower wins property award from RICS - The Birmingham Post
The new £10 million air traffic control tower at Birmingham Airport has been crowned the West Midlands property project of the year. The 34 metre high structure built in March 2012 was deemed the most impressive in the region at...
03.05.2013
Comfi Homes - This is Tamworth
We specialise in property sales, lettings and property management in all areas of Birmingham, working closely with landlords, tenants, buyers and sellers alike. Established since 2001, we aim to find tenants and buyers for...
02.05.2013
BNP Paribas Real Estate makes new Birmingham hire - Property Week News
BNP Paribas Real Estate's head of Birmingham, Paul Rixon, said: “Whelan is a well-established name within the region. His contacts include multiple high street retailers, local and national health authorities, landlords and...
02.05.2013
Birmingham Airport control tower wins RICS Project of the Year award - The Business Desk (registration)
Birmingham Airport's ATC Facility. THE West Midlands' most impressive property schemes battled it out for top honours at the 2013 RICS West Midlands Awards last night, with the Air Traffic Control Facility at Birmingham...
02.05.2013
Birmingham Airport control tower wins RICS Project of the Year award - The Business Desk (registration)
Birmingham Airport's ATC Facility. THE West Midlands' most impressive property schemes battled it out for top honours at the 2013 RICS West Midlands Awards last night, with the Air Traffic Control Facility at Birmingham...
02.05.2013
Birmingham Airport control tower wins RICS Project of the Year award - The Business Desk (registration)
Birmingham Airport's ATC Facility. THE West Midlands' most impressive property schemes battled it out for top honours at the 2013 RICS West Midlands Awards last night, with the Air Traffic Control Facility at Birmingham...
02.05.2013
Illegal tobacco discovered in 'house factory' - Birmingham Mail
Police and consumer watchdogs seized thousands of pounds-worth of illegal tobacco in a raid on a Birmingham house. The property, in Selly Oak, was believed to have been turned into a factory to produce loose tobacco, which was...
30.04.2013
Property owners affected by London to Birmingham high speed link ... - Property Wire
Safeguarding is also a significant moment for affected property owners because it triggers what is known as the Statutory Blight process. This is not renowned for its simplicity, but it means those with properties within the...
29.04.2013
Deutsche Bank makes presence felt with Birmingham trading floor - Financial Times
Almost a third of Birmingham's commercial property is owned by foreigners or UK companies in consortiums with overseas investors, according to a report by GVA, the independent property consultants. Brindleyplace, the estate...
28.04.2013
property firm Forresters move to heart of Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham-based intellectual property specialist Forresters is going back to its roots with a move to the city's Colmore business district. The firm, which was formed in the city almost 130 years ago, is returing to Rutland...
23.04.2013
property firm Forresters move to heart of Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham-based intellectual property specialist Forresters is going back to its roots with a move to the city's Colmore business district. The firm, which was formed in the city almost 130 years ago, is returing to Rutland...
23.04.2013
property firm Forresters move to heart of Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham-based intellectual property specialist Forresters is going back to its roots with a move to the city's Colmore business district. The firm, which was formed in the city almost 130 years ago, is returing to Rutland...
23.04.2013
property firm Forresters move to heart of Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham-based intellectual property specialist Forresters is going back to its roots with a move to the city's Colmore business district. The firm, which was formed in the city almost 130 years ago, is returing to Rutland...
23.04.2013
property firm Forresters move to heart of Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham-based intellectual property specialist Forresters is going back to its roots with a move to the city's Colmore business district. The firm, which was formed in the city almost 130 years ago, is returing to Rutland...
23.04.2013
Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation to Announce First Quarter 2013 Results - PR Newswire (press release)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ: IPCC) expects to release the company's first quarter 2013 results on Thursday, May 9, 2013 before the market opens. Shortly...
19.04.2013
#HousingHorror: Birmingham students form housing co-operative - Jesmond Local
Chames Zaimeche, a first year student at the University of Birmingham, and a member of Birmingham Students Housing Cooperative, writes a guest post for JesmondLocal about how housing co-operatives can put a stop to landlord...
19.04.2013
Woman died and five injured in Birmingham house fire - Parentdish
Emergency services were called to the property in Cateswell Road, Springfield, at around 5am yesterday where a woman was pronounced dead at the scene. A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "When crews...
18.04.2013
BNP Paribas Real Estate recruits in Birmingham - Property Week News
Chris White is joining the company from CBRE where he was a director of the national development consultancy and regeneration team. White specialises in viability appraisals, developer procurement, development agreements,...
18.04.2013
Council tenant kicked out of Birmingham house over drug-growing kit - Birmingham Mail
A Birmingham council tenant has been evicted after cops found potential 'cannabis growing equipment' during a raid – but no drugs. Omar Jones, aged 33, had his Bartley Green home seized after a judge ruled he had...
18.04.2013
Historical Birmingham coffin works to be turned into small business centre - The Business Desk (registration)
The £2m project to revamp the Grade II listed Newman Brothers Coffin Fitting Works in Fleet Street will receive more than £200,000 after successfully applying to the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise...
18.04.2013
Misery for Birmingham families hit by new 'bedroom tax' - Birmingham Mail
More than 97 per cent of households hit by changes to housing benefit in Birmingham may have nowhere else to go, figures have revealed. The change, dubbed a “bedroom tax” by critics, is designed to encourage residents to move...
17.04.2013
One person dead and five injured in Birmingham house fire - Telegraph.co.uk
Emergency services were called out to the blaze at the property in Cateswell Road in Springfield, Birmingham, at around 5am. A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Services said four ambulances, a responder paramedic, two...
17.04.2013
Woman dead and five injured after fire rips through terraced home in the early ... - Daily Mail
'Five other people were out of the property and needed medical help. 'A teenage girl sustained approximately 70 per cent burns to her body. 'Due to her critical injuries, the doctor sedated the girl on scene in order...
17.04.2013
Woman dies in Birmingham house fire - The Guardian
"Five other people were out of the property and needed medical help. A teenage girl sustained approximately 70% burns to her body. Due to her critical injuries, the doctor sedated the girl on scene in order to stabilise her...
17.04.2013
UK 'dependent' on property market - The Birmingham Post
The UK will be "heavily dependent" on the property market this year, with one million house transactions set to offset continued eurozone woes. The Ernst & Young Item Club's spring forecast warns that the UK...
15.04.2013
Empty properties yield almost £100m in rates - The Birmingham Post
An estimate of the amount collected in empty property rates by Birmingham City Council over the last three years, was £20.2 million in 2011-12, £15.3 million in 2010-11 and £15.7 million in 2009-10. Nationally, commerical...
12.04.2013
New trio to strengthen RLB's Midland team - The Birmingham Post
Nigel Mason, managing partner of RLB in Birmingham, added: “Boosting the team with the right calibre of people is essential to ensure we continue to deliver the very best service we can to our clients. Alan, Lee and Lisa all...
12.04.2013
Empty properties yield almost £100m in rates - The Birmingham Post
An estimate of the amount collected in empty property rates by Birmingham City Council over the last three years, was £20.2 million in 2011-12, £15.3 million in 2010-11 and £15.7 million in 2009-10. Nationally, commerical...
12.04.2013
Birmingham Properties Group buys Kensington House freehold - Insider Media
A multimillion-pound investment in a Birmingham city centre office building has been completed by a property company. Birmingham Properties Group has purchased the freehold of Kensington House at Suffolk Street Queensway for an...
11.04.2013
Birmingham serviced offices growing in popularity - The Business Desk (registration)
The organisation suggests the demand is being fuelled by the need for flexible office accommodation and by decision makers being reluctant to invest heavily on property requirements. Companies are also committing for longer when...
10.04.2013
West Midlands house prices hold steady - The Birmingham Post
House sales in the West Midlands have held steady for the third consecutive month, according to a new survey. Increased confidence in the market has continued to translate into sales, according to the latest RICS housing market...
10.04.2013
Birmingham office market continues to struggle - The Business Desk (registration)
THE latest figures released on central Birmingham office market take up suggest the situation hasn't improved markedly since 2012. Statistics released by the Birmingham Office Market Forum show that in quarter one of this...
09.04.2013
Birmingham's Merita bakery listed for sale by liquidation firm - al.com
The company, which was picked by a federal bankruptcy judge to liquidate assets of the bankrupt Hostess Brands Inc., is selling the Birmingham property in two lots, a company representative said. One lot includes 110,612...
08.04.2013
Philpott's house to be demolished - The Birmingham Post
The house where Mick Philpott killed his six children by torching the property as they slept will be demolished, councillors have promised. The charred shell of 18 Victory Road, in Derby, has been standing boarded-up and empty...
07.04.2013
Birmingham named one of the 'least happiest' places in Britain - Birmingham Mail
A survey from property website Rightmove has put Birmingham among the least happiest places in the United Kingdom, in 86th place out of 110. The Happy At Home Index asked 40,000 people in 110 cities around the country about 12...
06.04.2013
UAB to add parking after buying property from Alabama Power - Birmingham Business Journal
... Alabama at Birmingham has moved forward with the second phase of a project that began with the construction of the school's new $72 million steam plant at Sixth Avenue South and 13th Street. UAB confirmed that it has...
05.04.2013
Birmingham property agents reshuffle - Logistics Manager
Waddington will be based between BNP Paribas Real Estate's Birmingham and London offices. In the past few years alone, he has advised on more than 3.8m sq ft of industrial space acting for pension funds, property development...
04.04.2013
Mum at war with council over housing repairs - Birmingham Mail
This is the ramshackle property dubbed 'Birmingham's biggest hovel' – by the single mum who lives there. But that's partly due, owners Birmingham City Council say, to the repair work Kristina Heath has paid for...
01.04.2013
'I was in a coma for 14 months - then the council turfed me out' - Birmingham Mail
A spokesman for Birmingham City Council said: “Miss Rogers approached Birmingham City Council for assistance with housing on July 14, 2012 when the hospital felt that she was ready to be discharged. “At this time she told us...
31.03.2013
'I was in a coma for 14 months - then the council turfed me out' - Birmingham Mail
A spokesman for Birmingham City Council said: “Miss Rogers approached Birmingham City Council for assistance with housing on July 14, 2012 when the hospital felt that she was ready to be discharged. “At this time she told us...
31.03.2013
On The Road with Wolves FC - Birmingham and Bolton - whathouse.co.uk
The second biggest city in the UK after London, Birmingham's average house price is less than half of the capital's at £158,743, as opposed to London's £445,651, according to BBC figures. Detached properties come in...
28.03.2013
London faces house price boom as supply falls short - Evening Standard
Moody's Analytics economist Melanie Bowler is predicting a 0.5% rise in prices this year but added: “Large metro areas such as London and Birmingham, which suffer from a shortfall in housing supply, will report the...
28.03.2013
Sale of hotel latest chapter in Dundee's “positive investment story” - The Courier
The purpose-built Waterfront property has been snapped up by Birmingham-based firm Cannock Investments, in partnership with newly-estbalished hotel developer and investor Hetherley Developments. While the purchase price has not...
28.03.2013
West Ham saved the Olympic Stadium from the idiots who built it, no wonder ... - Daily Mail
Kido 44, Birmingham. I think you'll find the working-class tax payer, the middle-class tax payers, indeed all tax payers have already paid for it. We can write it off as the most expensive summer ball in history, or try to...
28.03.2013
Nursing, like medicine, is best learnt on the ward by caring for patients - Telegraph.co.uk
Ireland provides lessons for those who see an increase in house building as the remedy for rising house prices. Along with Spain, Ireland had a very large increase in house building during the boom years along with one of the...
28.03.2013
Economy boost call follows tax blow - Belfast Telegraph
He suggested following the example of Birmingham, which had developed £100m in business activity through the public and private sector 'green new deal' in which housing stock was made more environmentally-friendly. Green...
28.03.2013
People Moves: Riverside Capital, Zoopla Property Group, Hines, AEW UK and ... - Property Week News
Julie Sharp joins the property department as an associate, from Eversheds. Emily Goodwin joins the property litigation department as an associate. She previously worked at Rickerbys. Turner & Townsend has hired Russell Bates...
28.03.2013
Our houses … in the middle of our streets - Property Week News
Research published last year by the Institute for Public Policy Research showed demand for housing in England is likely to outstrip supply by 750,000 homes by 2025 — equivalent to the combined demand of Birmingham, Liverpool...
28.03.2013
Birmingham City face questions as emails show Pannu's demands for cash - The Guardian
"I hereby certify," it said, "that I authorize Mr Peter Pannu, the Acting Chairman of BCFC, to enter into, execute, deal in or with any contracts in relation to loan agreements, property deals, and any businesses...
27.03.2013
Former midfielder Lee Hendrie sees bright future for Aston Villa - The Independent
Life as a well-paid top-flight footballer allowed him to build up a significant property portfolio, but he encountered problems and in January 2012 was declared bankrupt. By that stage he ... Hendrie feels the management of...
27.03.2013
Homes in East London 'unhappiest' in UK - The Guardian (blog)
Whether it was 'space', 'investment', 'safety' or quite simply 'contentment', homes in East London report the lowest levels of happiness in the UK according to research published today by property...
27.03.2013
Should Britain let go of London? - BBC News
London's top ten boroughs alone are worth more, in real estate terms, than all the property of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, added together. Why, you ... The chief executive of Birmingham City Council, Stephen Hughes,...
25.03.2013
Keep 'em out, Dave? They're already here! - Daily Mail
The second was about a convicted African war criminal currently living in a council house in Birmingham. On benefits, naturally. We can't kick him out because it would infringe his yuman rites. Both of these stories are...
25.03.2013
Council cuts will bring local government 'to its knees' - The Guardian
Richard Rogers and other leading architects warn in the Guardian that the cuts will undermine the government's ambition to give local people more say over planning, instead placing it in the hands of property developers and...
25.03.2013
Birmingham centre closer to Paradise - Property Week News
Brum property people disenfranchised from mayoral vote. 27 April 2012. Birmingham City Council has given its approval to a joint venture agreement with the backers of Argent to rejuvenate Paradise Circus in the city centre. The...
25.03.2013
Hays TCE Jobs - Career Engineer
Due to an increase in workload and some new properties coming on line they are recruiting for a professional and experienced facilities manager to look after the day to day running of 20 buildings across the Birmingham area. You...
25.03.2013
Tanning studio drugs boss made £2.5m, court hears - expressandstar.com
Darren Bradley, who ran Elite Tanning and Beauty Ltd in High Street, Bilston, flaunted his wealth and bought a string of properties and flash cars, including a Bentley, Audi A3 and Mitsubishi Warrior. The 44-year-old made a total...
25.03.2013
Videojet® to Unveil Expanded Portfolio at Total 2013 - Packaging Europe
Renowned for its broad range of highly popular coding assurance solutions, Videojet will launch a number of innovative customer confidence boosting additions at The Total Processing & Packaging Exhibition 2013, June 4 to 6,...
25.03.2013
Homeowner fed-up with people parking outside his front door paints double ... - SWNS
John Anderson, 48, became enraged by motorists dumping their car outside when council workers painted yellow lines on the road – but not outside his property. Robotics services engineer John took matters into his own hands and...
25.03.2013
Designer diamonds dazzle in borro vaults - Mortgage Introducer
Upcoming Events. 27Jun. NACFB Commercial Finance Expo:Birmingham. The NACFB Commercial Finance Expo takes place at the Birmingham NEC this week. Home; > ... “Brits are turning to alternative sources of lending for a variety...
25.03.2013
More than 1.3m over-55s still pay mortgage - Mortgage Introducer
The analysis comes after separate research from ratings agency Moodys estimated that around 52,000 borrowers aged 60+ have interest-only mortgages and equity in their house of less than 20%. More 2 Life believes there needs to a...
25.03.2013
Call for urban development fund - Manchester Evening News
The Government has been urged to set up a national fund for urban development to drive forward major projects like city centre redevelopment, office buildings and houses, helping to create new jobs. Research group Centre for...
25.03.2013
More trains will benefit everyone - Northumberland Gazette
It is important to note that improved rail services often improve property values in an area which would be a positive spin-off of a better rail service. This would give through services to London, York, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby,...
24.03.2013
Weather: Body Found In Floods, Rain And Snow - Pirate FM
The front wall of the three-storey building crumbled away after downpours caused mud and debris to crash into the back of the property. More than a ... In Birmingham, melting snow caused gridlock after it flooded the St...
23.03.2013
Ed Miliband's message to UK: ditch George Osborne or face 'lost decade' - The Independent
Speaking in Birmingham, Mr Miliband admitted that his party will not automatically benefit from the public losing confidence in the Coalition Government and will have to earn people's trust at a time when many are giving up...
23.03.2013
Groundhog Phil is being prosecuted and more… - Mr Paparazzi
The two girls were detained, after being charged with robbery, carjacking, conspiracy and receiving stolen property. Real life Bart ... Director Barton Simpson, 56 was charged with possessing a firearm at Birmingham airport in...
23.03.2013
The 'single' mother-of-six on benefits, the £2.5million Belgravia mansion she ... - Daily Mail
So, in Westminster, for example, where rents are highest, a family received a commensurately higher sum than an equivalent family in a cheaper area, such as Birmingham. It was supposed to make the system fairer, but created a...
22.03.2013
UK weather: flooding and spring snow - The Guardian (blog)
Cornwall. Rescuers searching for a woman who was trapped under a landslide at her property in Looe, Cornwall, have found a body in the wreckage, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service have said. 4.06pm GMT .... Birmingham: Melting snow...
22.03.2013
As it happened: UK snow and rain - BBC News
Devon and Cornwall Police say the woman missing after her house was hit by a landslide in Looe, Cornwall - Susan Norman, who is in her 60s - has not been seen or heard of since 18:00 on Thursday. 1042: Here's a round-up of...
22.03.2013
UK weather: Britain set for coldest March in 50 years as cold snap wreaks chaos - Mirror.co.uk
More than a dozen residents in Sandplace Road were evacuated after most of the building's front-facing wall crumbled away, with debris and mud crashing on to the back of the property from the road behind it. More flooding is...
22.03.2013
UK weather: windows 'popped' out as a house crumbled in a landslide ... - Telegraph.co.uk
Even areas as far south as Birmingham and Peterborough could see just over 3 inches of snow (8cm) while forecasters have warned a few centimetres could reach London and the Home Counties by tomorrow morning. Penzance, Newlyn,...
22.03.2013
Body Found In Flood-Hit House As Snow Spreads - Sky News
A body is found in a collapsed house as severe weather causes transport problems - and thousands of homes remain without power. 12:26am UK .... In Birmingham, melting snow caused gridlock after it flooded the St Chad's...
22.03.2013
Looe landslide: Police believe body is inside collapsed house - Birmingham Mail
Specialist investigators from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service are carefully picking through the debris at the Veronica flats in Looe, south east Cornwall, after heavy rain is thought to have triggered a landslide which...
22.03.2013
Behind The Numbers: Mapping the bedroom tax in Birmingham - Birmingham Mail
On April 1 the controversial 'bedroom tax' comes into effect, charging recipients of housing benefit based on the numbers of bedrooms they have. Behind The Numbers has been crunching the data on how Birmingham residents...
21.03.2013
HS2 challenges rejected by court - Goole Today
... is right that property owners do not suffer a financial loss and that they understand the range of compensation schemes. “The consultation process for London to Birmingham did not make this as clear as it should have and...
20.03.2013
Bakewell and Melbourne among 'best towns in Britain' - Derby Telegraph
Neil Moore of estate agent Guy Leonard says most people are Brighton and London commuters, retirees seeking a funkier town than Worthing and parents attracted by good schools. House prices: Prize properties are Georgian town...
20.03.2013
Office availability falls to five-year low in Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Top grade office accommodation in Birmingham city centre has shrunk to its lowest level of availability for five years, a new survey reveals. Across the city, just 891,000 sq ft of space of vacant prime stock is on the market...
20.03.2013
Office availability falls to five-year low in Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Top grade office accommodation in Birmingham city centre has shrunk to its lowest level of availability for five years, a new survey reveals. Across the city, just 891,000 sq ft of space of vacant prime stock is on the market...
20.03.2013
Office availability falls to five-year low in Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Top grade office accommodation in Birmingham city centre has shrunk to its lowest level of availability for five years, a new survey reveals. Across the city, just 891,000 sq ft of space of vacant prime stock is on the market...
20.03.2013
Office availability falls to five-year low in Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Top grade office accommodation in Birmingham city centre has shrunk to its lowest level of availability for five years, a new survey reveals. Across the city, just 891,000 sq ft of space of vacant prime stock is on the market...
20.03.2013
Office availability falls to five-year low in Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Top grade office accommodation in Birmingham city centre has shrunk to its lowest level of availability for five years, a new survey reveals. Across the city, just 891,000 sq ft of space of vacant prime stock is on the market...
20.03.2013
Office availability falls to five-year low in Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Top grade office accommodation in Birmingham city centre has shrunk to its lowest level of availability for five years, a new survey reveals. Across the city, just 891,000 sq ft of space of vacant prime stock is on the market...
20.03.2013
Office availability falls to five-year low in Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Top grade office accommodation in Birmingham city centre has shrunk to its lowest level of availability for five years, a new survey reveals. Across the city, just 891,000 sq ft of space of vacant prime stock is on the market...
20.03.2013
Office availability falls to five-year low in Birmingham - The Birmingham Post
Top grade office accommodation in Birmingham city centre has shrunk to its lowest level of availability for five years, a new survey reveals. Across the city, just 891,000 sq ft of space of vacant prime stock is on the market...
20.03.2013
'My house became a £400000 cannabis farm' - Birmingham landlord's shock ... - Birmingham Mail
A Birmingham landlord has told how he rented out a family home – only to later discover it had been turned into a £400,000 cannabis farm. Gary Bond, 53, had let the property on Addison Road, Kings Heath, to what he believed...
20.03.2013
Empty offices offer up a solution to lack of homes - Herald Scotland
AN EDINBURGH-based investment company has identified office buildings left empty in the wake of the recession as the solution to pent-up demand for social housing in Scotland. AN EDINBURGH-based investment company has identified...
20.03.2013
City must get on the front foot, says council leader - This is Nottingham
Jon Collins spoke out after the city wooed potential investors at MIPIM, the international property and development exhibition in France. ​. Jon Collins. Team Nottingham, the private-sector-led partnership which leads...
19.03.2013
Three businessmen jailed in £750k stolen car export ring - Birmingham Mail
Golam Merzaj, 32, Ali Raza Ahmed, 64, and Yusef Arman, 32, were each jailed at Birmingham Crown Court for conspiracy to conceal, disguise, remove, transfer and convert criminal property. The three businessmen, sentenced on...
19.03.2013
Scheme to turn offices into social housing begins in Perth - BBC News
Six further developments will follow in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London, with plans for 25 UK schemes over the next two years. In Perth, a former office block is being turned into 18 apartments for Caledonia...
19.03.2013
Edinburgh rail passengers up 17 per cent - Scotsman
Edinburgh was the only Scottish city among the 14, Coventry saw the biggest rise at 30 per cent, Birmingham recorded a 22 per cent rise, Sheffield and Bristol 21 per cent and Manchester 20 per cent. According to the figures,...
19.03.2013
10 years jail for stolen luxury car parts gang - expressandstar.com
The three businessmen pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conceal, disguise, remove, transfer and convert criminal property following a three- week trial. Their jailing at Birmingham Crown last Fridayfollows a painstaking...
19.03.2013
Is Judicial Review the end of the road for HS2's opponents? - Railnews (blog)
... to the scheme, claiming Justice Ouseley's judgment as “a major victory for campaigners and for those whose lives and property values would be blighted by this rail line which would cut mere minutes off journey times...
18.03.2013
Australian Future Fund prepares to sell 33% stake in Bullring - Property Week News
The £60bn Australian Future Fund is preparing to sell its 33% stake in Birmingham's Bullring shopping centre. The sovereign wealth fund bought ... Intu Properties is also looking to sell a 25% stake in its Trafford Centre...
18.03.2013
Make a case for a high speed stop before trains pass city by - This is Staffordshire
This would be the natural stop between Manchester and Birmingham and would ensure some benefits would come to Staffordshire from HS2, rather than just compulsory purchase orders and property blight. A parkway service would assist...
18.03.2013
Property industry pins hopes on London safe haven - Telegraph.co.uk
The UK's other major cities were represented – from Manchester to Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow – but London boasted the biggest stand, the biggest schemes, the lion's share of activity, and Boris Johnson. Investment...
17.03.2013
Birmingham & Black Country - BBC News
Guirane N'Daw, who played for Birmingham City FC last season, has been charged with assault. The 28-year-old Senegalese international, who now plays for Ipswich Town, was arrested on Friday evening after a woman was injured...
17.03.2013
Birmingham wheelie bin survey wants to know if you're gay, straight or bisexual - Birmingham Mail
Residents filling in a survey on household waste were stunned that, after being asked about recycling reward schemes, the sizes of bins and whether their property has space to store them, the questionnaire inquired if they were...
17.03.2013
Shortage of rented accommodation could be eased by higher Rent a Room tax ... - This is Money
In Birmingham just over 1,000 were hunting with 400 rooms offered and in London there were a staggering 16,000 would-be lodgers chasing the 3,400 rooms for rent. Hutchinson says: 'Raising the Rent a Room threshold would...
17.03.2013
ASK THE EXPERTS: Can sister's debt leave me with half a house? - This is Money
This week's experts are ADAM BURGESS, adviser at charity National Debtline in Birmingham, West Midlands; Mel Kenny, a chartered financial planner at Radcliffe & Newlands in the City; PATRICK HARRISON, tax partner at PKF...
17.03.2013
Ipswich Town's Guirane N'Daw charged with assault - BBC News
Ipswich Town's Guirane N'Daw charged with assault. Guirane N'Daw joined Ipswich Town on loan in August. Ipswich Town midfielder Guirane N'Daw has been charged with assault following an incident at a property in...
17.03.2013
Should you use an Isa to save for retirement? - The Guardian
Mark, who works as baggage handler in Birmingham Airport, decided around six years ago to cancel his company pension contributions and put his money into a Nationwide cash Isa. "My father died before he was 65, and he had a...
17.03.2013
Market Harborough in top 10 best places in the Midlands to live - This is Leicestershire
The guide looked at things including transport links, the quality of schools, natural beauty, the crime rate, property prices, cultural life and unemployment figures for each place. Interesting buildings, festivals and other...
16.03.2013
Winning promotion usually leads to knife in the back for managers - The Independent
Fewer people now take their carpets with them when they move house, but the principle is as valid as ever with even successful managers constantly in danger of the bullet. ... 2009 Birmingham Alex McLeish Resigned Jun 2011 2....
16.03.2013
High-speed rail legal fight to drag on - Financial Times
... were given leave to appeal against a court ruling. Campaigners against the first stage of the £34.5bn High Speed 2 project, suffered a setback after a judge dismissed nine of the 10 challenges to the way that the government...
15.03.2013
HS2: ministers say court ruling is 'green light' for high-speed rail - The Guardian
Around 172,000 properties within 0.6 miles (1km) of the first phase of the construction, from London to Birmingham, are said by campaigners to be suffering from "HS2 blight". Lawyers argued that they faced being unable...
15.03.2013
Scientologists plan £6m 'country estate' headquarters in Birmingham - The Independent
An application has been lodged with Birmingham City Council to change the old mansion from office space into a place of religious education and worship. The church plans to restore marble and oak panelling on the interior of the...
15.03.2013
Transport Minister: HS2 judgment was 'convincing' - Telegraph.co.uk
The Government's high speed rail link between London and Birmingham was given the green light by a High Court judge today, although the judge ruled the Government's compensation scheme unlawful. The Government hailed the...
15.03.2013
Barefoot luxury lives on in Phuket - The Independent
It was the first property in Adrian Zecha's peerlessly luxurious, aggressively exclusive, violently expensive, ever-growing Aman empire. The lead-in room ... That places the island just one stop from Birmingham, Manchester,...
15.03.2013
High Court battle between two gay bars over the right to use the word 'queer ... - Daily Mail
... venue on Manchester's Canal Street, since 2003. Mr Martin-Smith contacted his lawyers in September last year, when The Nightingale (UK) Ltd, a company headed by the director of Birmingham Gay Pride, Lawrence Barton,...
15.03.2013
Humiliating setback for the Government as judge rules HS2 consultation was 'so ... - Daily Mail
Under the compensation scheme, those living in a 'safeguarded zone' within 60 metres of the line will receive a package involving the unblighted value of their property plus 10 per cent and moving costs. Outside this zone...
15.03.2013
Bedroom tax: why you should march against this heartless, pointless 'reform' - The Guardian
Some organisers are from Labour parties – with Liam Byrne, the shadows work and pensions secretary, speaking at one in Birmingham – unions, the SNP and Plaid Cymru – but many have been spontaneously assembled, mostly by...
15.03.2013
Birmingham unveils 3D map of enterprise zone at MIPIM property conference - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has punched its weight at the MIPIM property conference this week – with international interest sparked by rising inward investment and the city centre enterprise zone. Speaking from the event in Cannes, Birmingham...
14.03.2013
Birmingham unveils 3D map of enterprise zone at MIPIM property conference - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has punched its weight at the MIPIM property conference this week – with international interest sparked by rising inward investment and the city centre enterprise zone. Speaking from the event in Cannes, Birmingham...
14.03.2013
Birmingham unveils 3D map of enterprise zone at MIPIM property conference - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has punched its weight at the MIPIM property conference this week – with international interest sparked by rising inward investment and the city centre enterprise zone. Speaking from the event in Cannes, Birmingham...
14.03.2013
Birmingham unveils 3D map of enterprise zone at MIPIM property conference - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has punched its weight at the MIPIM property conference this week – with international interest sparked by rising inward investment and the city centre enterprise zone. Speaking from the event in Cannes, Birmingham...
14.03.2013
Birmingham unveils 3D map of enterprise zone at MIPIM property conference - The Birmingham Post
Birmingham has punched its weight at the MIPIM property conference this week – with international interest sparked by rising inward investment and the city centre enterprise zone. Speaking from the event in Cannes, Birmingham...
14.03.2013
Birmingham property market retains appeal to foreign investors - The Business Desk (registration)
RESEARCH from property consultancy GVA has shown that nearly a third of Birmingham's central office and retail market is fully or partly in foreign ownership. Its 'Who Owns Central Birmingham' report - launched to...
12.03.2013
Pinsent Masons bolsters Birmingham property team - Property Magazine International
She is experienced in advising a number of national house builders on a wide range of development projects, from the pre-planning stage through to the construction of plots. These include helping clients to secure, promote and...
11.03.2013
Harlequin reassures the trade over investor concerns - Travel Weekly UK
The newspaper said legal papers were being lodged at the High Court in Birmingham on Tuesday in an attempt to freeze the assets of Harlequin Property to recoup money for investors. If successful, it claimed the company could be...
07.03.2013
The best-ever month for auction company - This is Tamworth
Chris Edwards, (pictured right), the auctioneer at Auction House Birmingham & Black Country, said: "February has been something of a bonanza month for Auction House. There's a growing realisation that properties sell...
07.03.2013
Market Moves: Ex-pro footballer among notable new recruits in busy week ... - Post Online
Stuart Wolstenholme joins the firm's London underwriting team following a recent stint with QBE, and will take on the position of senior underwriter for property and liability. Clark Gardiner joins TMEI's newly formed...
07.03.2013
Controversial 'bedroom tax' "will hit more than 13000 of Brum's poorest families" - Birmingham Mail
Research conducted on Birmingham's giant Castle Vale estate also suggested the Government had massively over-estimated the number of families prepared to move to a smaller property to avoid the benefit cut. A survey produced...
06.03.2013
As it happened: Dale Cregan trial - day 20 - Manchester Evening News
"He spoke about his family and became emotional," Dixon said in the statement.On the morning of August 10, when David Short was killed, Cregan seemed 'agitated' when he rang Dixon and asked him to visit his...
06.03.2013
Salford tot with ultra-rare skin condition causing birthmark to grow INSIDE ... - Mancunian Matters
As well as this, the poor tot's parents have to take little Harvey for plastic surgery twice a year at Birmingham Children's Hospital to remove the worst of the birth marks and get regular MRI scans. After hearing of the...
06.03.2013
Opportunities abound for equity investors: GSAM - FT Adviser
Speaking today in Birmingham at advisory network True Potential's yearly conference, the chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management said: “If you have an open mind, are looking globally, and not investing directly in...
06.03.2013
Wolverhampton tax expert and boss in £5m swindle are jailed - expressandstar.com
Bradley, a married father-of-one, meanwhile had an impressive property portfolio and collected guns, HMRC said, adding that court proceedings were now in motion to seize assets bought with the proceeds of their fraud. Meeson...
06.03.2013
Cedric Brown is accused of attacking Mark Williams with a knife in his home - Daily Mail
Birmingham Crown Court heard how Brown and an accomplice allegedly slashed Mr Williams in the throat and stabbed him three times in the stomach before beating the family's dogs so badly with walking sticks that they had to be...
05.03.2013
Museum homes in Britain - Telegraph.co.uk
In the early nineteenth century Birmingham began to boom as never before, partly on the back of the industrial revolution and partly because it didn't have guilds operating as closed shops, like London. The...
05.03.2013
Former Port Vale shirt sponsor 'could have assets frozen' - This is Staffordshire
The company owner is alleged to have collected millions of pounds for ambitious building projects in the Caribbean and Brazil, but less than 300 properties have so far been built, it is claimed. Legal papers will be lodged at the...
03.03.2013
'Cruel' bedroom tax to slash benefits of 60000 West Midlands families, says Labour - Birmingham Mail
Birmingham MP Liam Byrne (Lab Hodge Hill), Labour's Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, said: “This is a policy that is unique in its cruelty”. The number of West Midland ... speaking we do not allow them an extra...
03.03.2013
Hammerson Reports “Transformational Year” - iNVEZZ
Britain's third-largest real estate investment trust (REIT) Hammerson Plc (LON:HMSO) had a better 2012 than rival Intu Properties (LON:INTUP), formerly Capital Shopping Centres, driven by the strong performance of its...
03.03.2013
Gorman rips up the records over 200m - This is Nottingham
Ryan Gorman ran the fastest time for a British 14-year-old over the indoor 200m track at Birmingham. Main image for Cube Lettings ... Landlords Free Lettings, No Letting Agents Fee if Cube manage your property. We will manage...
03.03.2013
Tycoon accused of taking £300m from British investors faces freeze on assets ... - Daily Mail
Legal papers will be lodged at the High Court in Birmingham on Tuesday to freeze the assets of Harlequin Property and its directors in an attempt to claw back money for worried investors. It is understood that Her Majesty's...
02.03.2013
Simon Calder: No smoke but plenty of ire - The Independent
The property boasts: "The Garden Room at the Lanesborough Hotel features an extensive collection of Cuban and pre-Castro cigars. It is the first and the only luxurious smoking venue in Knightsbridge and ... The late-evening...
02.03.2013
Derby house fire trial: Blaze was 'started deliberately with petrol' - Mirror.co.uk
Mat Lee, from Derbyshire Fire Service, told Nottingham Crown Court the blaze at a house in Allenton, Derby, last May started in the hallway in front of the door and quickly spread up the stairs to the three bedrooms. Mick and...
01.03.2013
Derby house fire: Mick Philpott said 'they have nothing on me', court hears - The Guardian
A written statement was read to the jury from Detective Constable Baldish Chauhal, who attended Birmingham children's hospital with the Philpotts to see their eldest son on 12 May. Duwayne was transferred to the hospital from...
01.03.2013
Prostitute and her boyfriend who battered wealthy property developer to death ... - Daily Mail
Pictures released by police after the case show the moment the couple snogged outside a bank in Handsworth, Birmingham, the following day and Bate waving her arm around in a 'celebratory manner.' Horrific death: Richard...
01.03.2013
Designer bargain outlets help Hammerson beat rival Intu - Reuters UK
L) had a better 2012 than rival Intu Properties (INTUP.L), due to ... Hammerson, whose malls include the Bullring in Birmingham, Brent Cross in London and Italie 2 in Paris, trades at a discount to net asset value of about 7...
01.03.2013
Home front: can you claim HS2 compensation? - Telegraph.co.uk
For example, people living within the M25 motorway or in Birmingham near the proposed railway route will have fewer grounds for compensation than property owners in the countryside. Similarly, businesses with a rateable value of...
11.02.2013
Gym reopening to bring 25 new jobs - Daily Echo
Now easyGym – started by the entrepreneur who founded budget airline easyJet, Stelios Haji-Ioannou – has stepped in to take over the property. The firm, which has existing branches in Birmingham, Cardiff, Slough and London,...
11.02.2013
HS2 threat to Measham village plan in Leicestershire - This is Leicestershire
The scheme now hangs in the balance after it emerged the proposed 250mph rail line linking Birmingham to Leeds cuts through the site. Bernard Wilson, from the Measham Land Company consortium, said: "It goes through part of...
11.02.2013
Worcestershire launches new support service for business community - The Birmingham Post
It will cover start-ups, growing businesses, skills development, property sourcing, networking, finance and more besides. Businesses in the county said they were unsure which organisation they should to go to for what and also...
11.02.2013
Police name house death couple - Selby Times
Suzanne Van Hagen, 34, and John Worton, 37, were pronounced dead by paramedics called to a house in Frankley, Birmingham. Speaking outside the property in Miranda Close, Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Jones said officers had...
11.02.2013
Rental Gazumping in London - Property118
London, as always, is leading the explosion for rentals in the UK but it is closely followed by Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow. The days of 'Ooooming and ahhhhming' are well and truly over as rental properties are...
10.02.2013
Brave two-year-old Marshall keeps smiling despite agonising arthritis - Birmingham Mail
“I ended up taking an overdose because the house got that bad, I just wanted to walk away from it all and leave it,” she said. The family moved into the house in March 2010, just after Marshall was born. Birmingham City...
10.02.2013
Death riddle: Post mortems inconclusive on couple found dead at home by 9 ... - Mirror.co.uk
Suzanne Van Hagen, 34, and John Worton, 37, were pronounced dead by paramedics called to a house in Frankley, Birmingham, on Friday morning. Emergency services were alerted to the incident after the couple's nine-year-old...
10.02.2013
Glasgow street features on Birmingham Monopoly game - Birmingham Mail
The most expensive property on the Brummie board is Hurst Street, which you can buy for £400. Next is the Council House in Victoria Square – on offer for a cool £350. The Birmingham game on on sale for £24.99 in many high...
10.02.2013
Elliott Comes To Blues Rescue - Vitalfootball
Wade Elliott came up with a stoppage time strike that gave Birmingham a share of the points in a 1-1 draw at Charlton on Saturday. The game had looked to be lost when Yann Kermorgant put the addicks ... Then Jack Butland showed...
10.02.2013
Hot property: love nests - Financial Times
... several miles from the English border and just under two hours' drive from Birmingham international airport. What: The Grade II*-listed Old Burfa is a medieval cruck-framed farmhouse that dates back to 1487. The...
08.02.2013
Daughter, 9, found bodies in Birmingham house - BBC News
A nine-year-old girl found her mother and her partner dead in separate rooms of their Birmingham home, police said. The girl dialled 999 after failing to wake Suzanne Van Hagen, 34, and John Worton, 37, in the house in Miranda...
08.02.2013
Nine-year-old girl dials 999 after finding the bodies of her mother and ... - Daily Mail
'The property has been secured as forensics experts examine the scene for evidence; a post mortem examination will take place in due course in an effort to shed light on the cause of their deaths.' Residents of the quaint...
08.02.2013
Burglar who lost leg after being shot in farm raid is jailed for 10 years - Birmingham Mail
The 30-year-old was shot by Malcolm White after a gang targeted what was described as his “pleasant rural property” to steal £65,000 worth of cannabis together with money and valuables. Judge Abbas Mithani QC told both men...
08.02.2013
Birmingham City Council urged to sell Birmingham's assets to raise £200m - The Birmingham Post
But this is £200 million less than the council asked for, and the authority will have to make up the difference by selling assets such as land and property. article_mpuAdvertisement. The authority currently owns high profile...
08.02.2013
That 'G' Word Is Back! - Huffington Post UK (blog)
Up until recently this was practically unheard of but due to Government austerity measures, students, migration increase, overseas property investors and the near impossibility of professionals, both young and old, struggling to...
08.02.2013
Empty Birmingham shops could be used for learning purposes - The Birmingham Post
During evidence sessions last year the inquiry found that Service Birmingham, which has the contract to collect business rates for the council, applied the extra charge per property when BIDs were set up. The inquiry also...
08.02.2013
23 years for Whitbourne shotgun blast burglars - Evesham Journal
Richards, along with 26-year-old Darren Randall of Yardley Fields Road, Birmingham went to a house in Stockings Lane, Whitbourne armed with a crowbar, chisel and cable ties. The pair broke into the property through a ground floor...
08.02.2013
Sutton Coldfield boxing club facing closure as council raises charges by 1000 ... - Birmingham Mail
A boxing club may be forced to throw in the towel after Birmingham City Council raised its rent by nearly 1,000 per cent. Rectory ABC is on the ropes after officials were informed last month they will have to pay £6,800 a year...
08.02.2013
Hong Kong shares may start higher, trim weekly losses - Reuters UK
Birmingham International Holdings Ltd said it has been formally approached by a sports management company which has indicated it can lead a consortium to consider the purchase of the Birmingham City Football Club Plc. The...
08.02.2013
TEMPLE NORMANTON: Logistics firm to take over massive site - Derbyshire Times
John Proctor negotiated the deal at The Core with Savills' Birmingham office, which acted for Menlo. Full details of the transaction have not been disclosed, but it's thought Menlo has signed up to a 10-year lease on the...
02.02.2013
Justice is done say children of victim Richard Sherratt - expressandstar.com
Judge Simon Tonking told Bate he was “bound” to sentence her and Singh, of Willmore Road, Birmingham to life imprisonment. Bate denied murder but admitted robbing and defrauding property developer Mr Sherratt. Singh admitted...
01.02.2013
Britain in knots over infrastructure - Financial Times
As revealed by the great debate between growth advocates and those living on the route of the planned rail service linking a London-to-Birmingham line with Manchester and Leeds, Britain has a long way to go before it can deliver...
01.02.2013
Homeowners living near planned HS2 train line to claim compensation for ... - Daily Mail
The ruling is now set to open the floodgates to many more 'exceptional hardship' applications from people living much further away from the 351-mile track linking London to Birmingham and beyond to Manchester and Leeds....
01.02.2013
Kissing killers of businessman Richard Sherratt caught on cctv - expressandstar.com
Bates and Singh on CCTV kissing after the murder. Tweet. The sickening shots show the couple together in a lift at Bate's block of flats in Birmingham, having attacked and robbed Mr Sherratt of his wallet, watch and jeans...
01.02.2013
Homing in on a unique property! Cold War RAF station with radar, underground ... - Daily Mail
Birmingham-based Stylespace bought the land from the RAF in 2006 for a reported £4million but it proved unsuitable for their plans. The RAF still carries out communication work for aircraft on a small part of the site. This...
01.02.2013
Hewlett buyout rescues hundreds of jobs - Yorkshire Post
Commenting on the company's financial position over the last few years, Mr Cooper said: “The construction arm of the business has been profitable, as statutory accounts will demonstrate, however the group was adversely...
01.02.2013
People Moves: 1 February - Property Week News
Harris Associates the property investment consultant, has moved to 1 Duchess Street, London W1W 6AN. Jonathan Harris can ... Savills has appointed Ned Jones as a director in its national investment team, based in its Birmingham...
01.02.2013
We can count hard cash, but what is the value of beauty? - The Guardian
Yet modernisation does not always pay back. The canals never did. Nor did Concorde. The modernisation of central Birmingham in the 1970s was so disastrous it has had to be demolished and started again. So have hundreds of postwar...
31.01.2013
England's big cities are getting a surprising taste of autonomy - The Economist
Business rates (property taxes levied on firms) are put into a central pot and redistributed according to need. Under the ... In Birmingham money raised against future business rates is already being put towards the redevelopment...
31.01.2013
Supermarket unveiled as anchor tenant for Kings Heath development - The Birmingham Post
Midlands Co-operative have been unveiled as the anchor tenant in a new mixed-use development in a south Birmingham suburb. Niche property developer and retail agency Redleaf has agreed a deal with the Co-op to open a new...
23.01.2013
MP Michael Fabricant calls for guaranteed payout over HS2 line - expressandstar.com
MP Michael Fabricant calls for guaranteed payout over HS2 line. Homeowners whose properties will be blighted by the £32 billion HS2 rail line should be given guaranteed compensation based on what their homes would be worth if...
23.01.2013
Birmingham's Paragon hotel goes on the market for £6m - Caterer and Hotelkeeper
Located on Alcester Street, close to the Bullring Shopping Centre, the property has 13 function rooms with a total capacity for 600 guests. It currently enjoys a good level of corporate business and strong weekend leisure demand....
23.01.2013
Brook Hotels shrinks to five properties as Brompton Hotels goes into ... - Caterer and Hotelkeeper
Following the administration of Brompton Hotels, Brook Hotels, which managed Brompton Hotels' operations, now has only five remaining properties: Kingston Lodge in Kingston-upon-Thames; Marston Farm, Birmingham; Mollington...
23.01.2013
Davey hails potential for Green Deal jobs boost - Business Green
British Gas, InstaGroup, and Toriga, which has partnered with Travis Perkins, are three companies offering nationwide Green Deal services from next week, while a number of local authorities, including the cities of Birmingham,...
23.01.2013
ASK TONY: I signed up for cheap foreign calls with Vodafone - then they were ... - This is Money
It was also diverted to Birmingham, then we got a coach back to Bristol. We did not arrive at Bristol until 2pm. .... The problem first arose because British Gas says it was not notified when you moved into the property. This...
23.01.2013
Burma's buried Spitfires: the inside story of one man's obsession - Telegraph.co.uk
In 1945, the notes suggested, Mark XIV Spitfires – (36 of them, it's now believed) – had reached the end of the production line at the Castle Bromwich factory, in Solihull, near Birmingham. The fuselages, wings and...
23.01.2013
The big freeze wreaks chaos - but we're still smiling... - Birmingham Mail
It's not exactly a hot property – but this igloo has been put up for rent on a housing website after being built by snow-loving teenagers in Sutton COLD-field. The ice home was among the wacky ice sculptures to have popped...
23.01.2013
Planning minister Nick Boles will unveil plans to allow developers to convert ... - Daily Mail
Nationally around 12 per cent of offices have stood empty in recent years, with some areas including Birmingham reporting 18 per cent of commercial property standing empty. The government believes that thousands of sites could be...
22.01.2013
Newcomers who built Britain's future - Jewish Chronicle
Less well known today is Eric Weiss who came from Germany to Birmingham in 1931 and started supplying the local foundries from a one room office in Birmingham. ... About 70 per cent of the property developers were companies of...
22.01.2013
Your Memories: Online searches can uncover a wealth of information - This is Gloucestershire
Mary Bradburn had married a Samuel Webb at Henbury, Bristol in 1776 (Phillimore's Marriage Index) and it soon became apparent that he was a merchant of substantial means with property in Wiltshire and Bath and connections to...
05.01.2013
Rings of sentimental value stolen from Bromsgrove house while owner away for ... - Bromsgrove Advertiser
ITEMS of jewellery which were of significant sentimental value were stolen from a house in Bromsgrove while the elderly owner was away for Christmas. An untidy search was made by thieves after they forced their way into the...
05.01.2013
10 new bargain holidays in Britain for 2013 - The Guardian
German budget chain Motel One has just opened its first UK property, on Market Street, a stone's throw from Waverley Station and Princes Street. Don't be put off by ... "cocoons" for £55. Ryanair flies to Derry...
04.01.2013
Bedside vigil for bonfire accident victim - Worcester News
Lee Vine, the owner of Lee Motorcycles in Homend Trading Estate, Ledbury, was airlifted from his home in Falcon Lane to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital after suffering 50 per cent burns to his body. The incident...
04.01.2013
Worcester murder inquiry: Arrest over Adrian Locke stab death - BBC News
A man in his 20s was arrested in Birmingham and is being questioned at Worcester Police Station. A post-mortem examination found Mr Locke died of a stab wound to the torso. A knife has been recovered from the property and further...
04.01.2013
20 of the best bargain beach holidays for 2013 - The Guardian
This new villa isn't the most distinctive property ever to have graced the local rental market (they rarely are), but it's a handy 100m walk away from a five-mile-long sandy beach on Corfu's north coast and offers...
04.01.2013
Property developer who won award for being an 'ethical' landlord ran BROTHEL ... - Daily Mail
Stanley Court on Islington Row near the centre of Birmingham, where a brothel was being run, by an award-winning property developer. 'I should have learned from that mistake but was still under the influence of the same...
03.01.2013
Travel firms ready for 'Sunshine Sunday' - Telegraph.co.uk
Save 57 per cent on b & b stays of at least two nights at the Appleby Manor Country House Hotel. Travel not included. ... Includes return flight from Gatwick, Birmingham and Stansted to Chambery (01483 791 114;...
03.01.2013
2013: The 100 cultural things you should know - Telegraph.co.uk
Paul Raymond, founder in 1958 of the Raymond Revuebar, built a property empire on the gyrations of nude dancers. Michael Winterbottom's The Look of Love (March 8) stars Steve Coogan as this ..... 39) Aladdin David...
03.01.2013
Son of Kate O'Mara is found dead in her garage: 48-year-old lived at home with ... - Daily Mail
Twice-divorced Miss O'Mara moved to the property with her son around a year ago. She remains best known for her role as Caress Morell, the scheming sister of Joan Collins' Alexis Colby in Dynasty, but has also ... By...
02.01.2013
Wolverhampton City Council candidate faces trial over address claim - expressandstar.com
He also denied making a false statement concerning his address on his nomination papers. If convicted he faces up to two years jail. District Judge Ian Strongman told Birmingham Magistrates Court that the case should be heard at...
14.12.2012
Edward Symmons strengthens its ABL CRV team with the appointments of Paul ... - Creditman
Niche property and asset consultants, Edward Symmons, have boosted their ABL Collateral Reviews and Valuations (CRV) team with the appointments of Paul Alfieri and Nick Pope. Paul has been appointed Partner at ... Edward Symmons...
14.12.2012
Mixed views from Midland MPs on same sex marriages ... - Birmingham Post - The Birmingham Post
Speaking in the House of Commons, Warwickshire Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi (Con Stratford-on-Avon) backed the reform, saying: “The big question is about discrimination. “Up until 1967, 16 states in America banned...
14.12.2012
From £26000 to £32000 per year + + Company Vehicle + Benefits - Career Engineer
They currently require an experienced Asbestos Surveyor to be based out of their Birmingham office, willing to travel on occasion to Bristol. ... Experience of surveying all types of property (domestic, commercial and industrial)...
14.12.2012
First look at hotel planned for Stourbridge - expressandstar.com
The developers said around 100 residents and businesses had already been consulted and five letters of support had been sent in. Chairman of Stourbridge Township Council Margaret Scott has backed the proposals saying it would...
14.12.2012
Brockton forms £150m industrial joint venture and separately buys two key ... - Property Week News
Brockton has teamed up with Dunedin Property to build a portfolio of secondary, light industrial assets with an end value of between £100m to £150m. It will seek to target assets which require repositioning, re-letting, active...
14.12.2012
Rehlaender: More real estate companies paying dividends - FT Adviser
You see lots of empty buildings in places like Manchester and Birmingham.” The manager said while demand for high-quality property was “strong” tenant activity had been “relatively tepid except for the London office...
14.12.2012
New jobs as Deutsche Bank shifts work from London to Birmingham - Other UK ... - The Birmingham Post
The squeeze on financial companies' profits is forcing them to look hard at costs and moving jobs to the regions can save 40 per cent on the wage bill and property costs up to half that of London. But the city has proved a...
14.12.2012
Focus stays on £118m Visions of China project - Sheffield Telegraph
Developers are led by Peter Moore, who helped establish Center Parcs, and Stephen Byrne, chief executive of Birmingham-based MCD Developments. Visions of China was first announced in August 2011 and the scheme is set to create...
14.12.2012
Carillion buys Canadian support services - FT.com - Financial Times
In the UK it also won a property services tie-up with Lancashire County Council worth £150m over 10 years. Meanwhile, it is ... Earlier this week, Carillion signed a Birmingham Energy Services contract to improve energy...
12.12.2012
In defence of politics - The Guardian (blog)
Remember, we are talking about a key campaigner in the battle to overturn the bombing verdict on the Birmingham Six, and the MP whose expenses probe revealed he still owns a black-and-white TV set in his London flat: a...
21.11.2012
Birmingham directors disqualified after £500000 investment scam - Creditman
Gary Hexley and Michelle Hexley, directors of a property investment company in Birmingham, have been disqualified from acting as directors for a total of 11-and-a-half years for misusing investors' money, following an...
21.11.2012
Tough markets stall top law firm growth - The Global Legal Post
Birmingham and London-based Wragge & Co posted a half-year revenue figure of £60.6m – up more than 4 per cent from last year. Managing partner Ian Metcalfe attributed the ... However, A&O's magic circle rival...
21.11.2012
Gordon Ramsay attacked by fellow chef over gastropub name - Telegraph.co.uk
The hip West Village venue was opened by chef and co-owner April Bloomfield, from Birmingham, and boasts celebrity co-owners including Jay-Z and Bono. But Anthony Bourdain, the American chef, was not impressed by Ramsay's...
21.11.2012
Sky's the limit for Andy - The Northern Echo
“All of these are transport links with property attached. Durham Tess Valley is the same – a ... “If you fly into Heathrow, it will take you an hour to get to central London, even by high-speed rail, Birmingham is 45...
21.11.2012
For those about to rock, turn the amp off and go home - The Independent
But with the average local property price clocking in at £2.9 million, sympathy for residents is perhaps in short supply. Noise levels in ... The situation has improved, with the venues reaching an agreement with Birmingham City...
21.11.2012
Long-term solutions in a flattened economy - Financial Times
One of the larger regeneration projects outside London is in Birmingham, where the “Big City Plan” aims to expand the size of the city centre by 25 per cent, and includes the £600m redevelopment of New Street train station....
20.11.2012
David Cameron's Hitler talk misses the real enemy in our midst - The Guardian (blog)
Such projects are an open invitation to objectors to use every means available, however much property men may whinge at Tory fundraising dinners. Even where ... Birmingham council's female bonuses scandal will tip almost...
20.11.2012
The Mousetrap at 60: why is this the world's longest-running play? - The Guardian
Linda Allcock, down from Birmingham with her husband, Roger, is celebrating her birthday. "I've always wanted to see The Mousetrap," she tells me later, at the interval. "So I said, 'Right, I'm 60,...
20.11.2012
West Somerset council's financial woes may mean change from the bottom up - The Guardian
Yet over the past fortnight, Birmingham has claimed that it faces insolvency as it ponders a £757m equal pay bill, while Newcastle's leader Nick Forbes has warned of mass bankruptcies across the sector. Reality hit home last...
20.11.2012
City Spy: Making a bid for immortality - Evening Standard
David Jackson of property consultant Savills read of Toguz's loss and immediately contacted his clients. Now the new pitch can be found at Post Office Court in King William Street where the landlords were ... The controversy...
29.10.2012
Sharp Suits And Sparkle: Jonathan Meades On Acid, Space And Place - The Quietus
And to be fair, his TV persona - painstakingly crafted since the broadcast of The Victorian House by Channel 4 in 1986, but hammered immutably in place by the BBC series Abroad With Jonathan Meades in 1990 - is quite forbidding...
29.10.2012
44 Original Dashwood Road site provided much-needed school places - Banbury Guardian
Instead the combined efforts of Paradigm Housing, Cherwell District Council and Oxfordshire County Council ensured the new property has retained much of the character of the old. In 1899 Banbury faced an educational crisis when...
29.10.2012
Exclusive: Lords Unite In Newspaper Deal - Sky News
Yattendon, which owns assets in agriculture, property and marine leisure as well as local media, will not take any cash out of the deal but will roll its entire newspaper investment into the new vehicle. The group used to own...
28.10.2012
HS2 compensation plans criticised as "derisory" - Coventry Telegraph
It also includes a sale and rent back scheme for homeowners to sell, but stay in the property until required to move before construction. Those further than 120 metres away from the London-to-Birmingham route will be able to...
27.10.2012
'I got him - I shot one of them in the leg' - Worcester News
Mr White armed himself from a gun cabinet, then went outside to confront the intruders at the property called Stocking Gobbetts in Stocking Lane, Whitbourne. Mrs Merrick heard three shots fired before 62-year-old Mr White...
27.10.2012
Sir Nicolas Bratza, legal jokes - and Beyoncé - The Guardian (blog)
The UK supreme court ruled in favour of scores of women who worked at Birmingham city council in a fight for equal pay on Wednesday. As a Guardian editorial said, "it could, at last, be the moment when local authorities ......
26.10.2012
Letters: War is futile, so why celebrate it? - The Independent
The earthquake was catastrophic, causing more than 300 deaths and significant property damage. If this judgment survives the appeals process, it will do untold damage to the science of hazard .... As a former self-respecting...
26.10.2012
The News Matrix: Wednesday 24 October 2012 - The Independent
Three partners at the estate agent Bycroft & Co alleged to have falsely described a property as a "charming period family house" with "superb gardens" must stand trial, the High Court ruled yesterday....
26.10.2012
The threat to local government's heroic, civilising role - The Guardian (blog)
With £600m to deliver in cuts to local authority provision – 50% of its controllable budget – Birmingham's Council House faces the real prospect of being decommissioned. In Liverpool, Manchester, and Stoke-on-Trent it is...
25.10.2012
Tributes to former Birmingham Post journalist Marsya Lennox - The Birmingham Post
An award-winning journalist who was property editor at the Birmingham Post for more than a decade has lost her battle with cancer at the age of 56.
08.07.2012
Phone-hacking, squatters' roadmap and the five million hit blog – The Human ... - UK Human Rights Blog (blog)
The Panopticon blog has posted on the overturning by an upper tribunal of the FTT decision that a list of vacant properties should be disclosed. The FTT had reached this decision on the basis that, despite the risk that ......
08.07.2012
Likely delay for women bishops vote - Birmingham Mail
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08.07.2012
Chinese madam jailed for seven years for running brothel empire - Sunday Mercury
Former Birmingham bar worker Chen, a mother to teenage twins, lured her victims into sex slavery through jobs adverts in British-based Chinese language papers for childminders and cleaners. It has been claimed victims were paid...
08.07.2012
Don't be unemployed... just start working, says 72-jobs Dave Prosser - Sunday Mercury
He also learned how to profit from doing up houses – another dying art. At 5ft 11in, he was one of his ... Dave divorced his dental nurse wife Irene in 1992, although she still helps him with research and tidies his house. “I...
08.07.2012
Man seized in mid-air drama on flight to Birmingham Airport - Birmingham Mail
Man seized in mid-air drama on flight to Birmingham Airport. By Ben Goldby; Jul 8 2012. Birmingham International Airport. A DRUNKEN passenger was tackled by two have-a-go heroes amid chaotic scenes on a Birmingham-bound holiday...
08.07.2012
Birmingham blonde ran off with internet date's pension - Birmingham Mail
A LONELY OAP looking for love claims he was duped out of a month's pension when his Birmingham date did a runner. ... But, having tempted David to Birmingham from his home town of Swadlincote in Derbyshire, she cleaned him...
08.07.2012
Star Interview: Sue Wallace - Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Sue said: “I have known Victoria since Birmingham. She is such a brilliant talent, she writes all her songs and her sketches. When you get one of her scripts the dialogue comes off the page and when you get a script like that...
08.07.2012
Cricket: Glamorgan complete T20 campaign in Birmingham - WalesOnline
GLAMORGAN complete their miserable rain-affected Twenty20 campaign today in Birmingham when they meet the only side they have defeated in the tournament this season (2.30pm).
08.07.2012
Tories call for third and fourth runway at Heathrow - Telegraph.co.uk
It would also fly in the face of London Mayor Boris Johnson's vision of an airport in the Thames estuary and calls by Vince Cable, the Liberal Democrat Business Secretary, to expand Birmingham airport. The future of...
07.07.2012
Police turn to Crimewatch for fresh leads on Edgbaston robbery of disabled ... - Birmingham Mail
by Paul Suart, Birmingham Mail CRIMEWATCH UK has featured a chilling reconstruction of an armed raid in which a disabled man was threatened with a knife and a gun. Three robbers targeted Noel Martin, who is paralysed from the...
01.06.2012
Parabis : integration of adjusting businesses completed - News-Insurances (press release)
Argent Property Adjusters will be led by Keith Curling, who is currently Managing Director of Carmichaels. It will continue to service its expanding client base from offices in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Bristol and...
31.05.2012
Man reunited with grandfather's missing WWI medal after 30 years - BBC News
His grandfather, from Bournbrook, Birmingham, died in 1927. His grandmother remarried, but she died in 1969. Her second husband then lived in the family house until his death in 1981. When Mr Riley's father came to clear the...
31.05.2012
New real estate partners at Shoosmiths - The Birmingham Post
Property litigation specialist Paul Knight and construction specialist Patrick Garner have joined the Birmingham office of Shoosmiths. Mr Knight, a former partner at Clarke Willmott, having also spent 18 years at Wragge & Co,...
31.05.2012
Family find their perfect Rugeley property - Easier (press release)
Young Staffordshire property-seekers Pippa and Chris discovered their dream house at Levett Grange, Taylor Wimpey's development of new homes for sale in Rugeley. When Pippa Lewitt and Chris Nesbitt found out they were...
31.05.2012
FreeOfficeSearch.co.uk lists new serviced offices in Birmingham - Free Office Search
... property portal for serviced offices, flexible office space to rent, managed workspace, virtual offices and meeting room hire throughout the UK, is pleased to announce its most recent listing of flexible office space in...
31.05.2012
West Midlands crooks forced to pay back £6.3m from proceeds of crime - Birmingham Mail
by Jeanette Oldham, Birmingham Mail CROOKS in the West Midlands were forced to pay back a record £6.3 million from proceeds of crime in the last year. The figure represents a 39 per cent increase in money clawed back from...
31.05.2012
Parents arrested on suspicion of murder after Derby house fire that killed six ... - The Independent
Their elder brother Duwayne, 13, died in the intensive care unit of Birmingham Children's Hospital two days later. Mr Philpott, 55, an unemployed father of 17 children from several different relationships, has given numerous...
30.05.2012
1962: When Leyfields opened the 'overspill' door - This is Tamworth
The transplanting of people from Birmingham, London and other great cities was the declared policy of the Government, he said. LEYFIELDS: Tamworth's first large-scale housing estate built primarily to house...
29.05.2012
Shortage of quality business property 'threatens Birmingham's revival' - The Birmingham Post
by Jon Griffin, Birmingham Post Experts have warned a shortage of modern, good quality industrial buildings in the Midlands is threatening to scupper a manufacturing-led economic revival in the region. David Binks, industrial...
29.05.2012
Modest funding boost for provincial cities - Financial Times
Belfast, Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Manchester and Newcastle bid successfully to share a £100m investment in broadband and a further £50m was set aside for future bids. But Paul Walker,...
21.03.2012
Debts of £23m revealed at crisis-hit pubs firm - expressandstar.com
Administrators have now calculated the full extent of debts at the firm, which is revealed in a statement of affairs on Companies House. The company ran venues including the Bulls Head in Birmingham Street, Oldbury, the Bridge...
21.03.2012
Taylor Wimpey unveils new homes in Cannock - Easier (press release)
A brand new selection of family-size houses for sale in Huntington, Cannock, is now on sale at Taylor Wimpey's Broadhurst Gardens development. Leading housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has responded to huge interest in its popular...
21.03.2012
Budget 2012: Property and regen round-up - Place North West
Proposals from Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield will be finalised over the course of 2012 National Planning Policy Framework: will be announced next Tuesday 27 March, contrary to predictions it...
21.03.2012
Super-connected cities announced in Budget by Chancellor - thinkbroadband.com
The 2012 Budget had the Chancellor announce the remaining winning cities shortly after 1pm on Wednesday 21st March 2012, which are Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle. A further £50m of funding was...
21.03.2012
MK's parks people buy chunks of other cities - Milton Keynes Citizen
The Parks Trust has spent £14.39 million on commercial property in Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds, Nottingham and Bath. A new Tesco Express store in Bath has also been scooped up for £1.35 million. The trust uses the income from...
21.03.2012
Nightclub where the children really feel at home - Evening Standard
Which is one of the reasons why Claire Farrow and Ian Hogarth decided to include a soundproof basement disco room when building their property in West Kensington. The room, which is adjacent to their bedroom, features a dance...
21.03.2012
Osborne to launch tax grab on expensive homes - Yahoo! News UK
... in Birmingham, central England on September 29, 2008. REUTERS/Stephen Hird LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor George Osborne is expected to announce in Wednesday's budget a new higher rate of duty on the purchase of expensive...
21.03.2012
£40000 cost of councils' trip to major property conference - Yorkshire Post
Other UK cities such as Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Edinburgh also have stands at the event.” The private sector led the Leeds City Region delegation to MIPIM, with two ambassadors from law firms Irwin Mitchell and...
20.03.2012
Surveyors in the West Midlands optimistic about future house prices - The Birmingham Post
by Cillian OBrien, Birmingham Post Chartered surveyors in the West Midlands were optimistic for future house prices, according to the latest industry survey. House price pessimism eased slightly as transaction levels held firm,...
19.03.2012
Modern homes can have all the charm of days gone by - Telegraph.co.uk
People love the idea of a new house with authentic character,” says Roger Robinson, who designed and built Marycombe with master craftsmen. All his life he has loved old buildings but found himself designing new ones. Now he...
15.03.2012
NHS reforms: the hospital chief executive's view - The Guardian
Property development is one of his fortes, partly because he does it for himself in his spare time, owning a hotel and other properties in the West Midlands where he was once head of Birmingham Heartlands. Born and bred in the...
15.03.2012
Kingstanding church hit by metal thieves for third time in two years - Birmingham Mail
by Mike Lockley METAL thieves have stripped a Birmingham church of its copper roof for the third time in less than two years. But on this occasion thieves fled Our Lady of the Assumption Church empty handed after being disturbed,...
15.03.2012
John Lines prepares for new role as Birmingham Lord Mayor - Birmingham Mail
by Jane Tyler, Birmingham Mail BIRMINGHAM'S next Lord Mayor is gearing up to take the reins of the historic job. Conservative councillor John Lines will don the chains of office in May. The honour will coincide with his 30th...
15.03.2012
Tattooed Dad offers head as advertising space to raise money for charity - Birmingham Mail
Tracy, a trainee tattoo artist, said: “We are so grateful to both Ronald McDonald House and Birmingham Children's Hospital for the care and support they have given to us as a family. “At one point we feared we would have...
14.03.2012
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