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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (June 16, 2011)

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Title Author Type Words
'Poetic' opera has premiere in city. 144
'Suicide bidding' could take more firms to the wall. 446
300 jobs to go as DIY chain Focus closes warehouse. 329
A decade of swimming against the tide. 567
A gutless Government; Ironangle. 1036
A key tool for data analysts. 429
A Medieval market town with a long, rich history; Laura Roberts and Vincent Cook explore the history and culture of this well-known Leicestershire town. 783
A moment with James Martin. Recipe 675
A need to plan for future demand; Rising levels of business investment is a clear indication of market recovery. Charlie Toodgood, from GVA, reports. 879
A scheme being developed by [...]. 205
A show that's twice as nice. 463
A taste of Italy; Clive Platman savours the fruitiness of the latest collection of top Italian wines. 671
A time when cucumbers were truly dangerous. 368
A tough test but an opportunity to grow; Phil Harrison is the Managing Director for Wates Construction in the Midlands and North. He gives his insight into the state of the construction industry in Birmingham and beyond. 987
Airport calls for charge to be levied on capital rivals. 415
Albion boys graduate with honours from the academy. 421
An adversary of note; A Midland scoundrel met his match after a game of cat and mouse with Isaac Newton, writes Chris Upton. 925
And the winner isn't ... 973
Andy handy but Rafa and Roger remain class on grass. 319
Appeals ignored as development land handed to quango; EXCLUSIVE. 540
Architects build a unique vision in new practice. 584
Art packages for Cube dwellers. 200
Ashfield Land celebrate move to new offices. 251
Assess your liabilities before moving premises; Matthew Long, associate director in office agency at DTZ in Birmingham, answers a topical question from the property sector. 502
Back to industrial roots of Built to Suit. 1007
Ballet. 212
Barclays PPI pledge puts pressure on other banks. 501
Belvoir offer support for troops. 250
Birch Coppice property event. 141
Birmingham should cash in on the closure of BBC Television Centre; viewpoint. 754
Blisteringly hot hatch; Edward Stephens has a sneak peek at one of Audi's most eagerly anticipated new cars. 620
Bore saddles up in the race for elected mayor; Sir Albert Bore, leader of the city council's opposition Labour group, is to seek his party's nomination to run for elected mayor of Birmingham. Public Affairs Correspondent Paul Dale assesses the chances of the politician dubbed the Great Survivor. 1105
Botham is still an inspiration; BOOK REVIEW. 350
Brainiacs from the Legal & [...]. 118
Breaking the university mould may be the future. 390
Care needed when dealing with retiring employees. 754
Celebrating life and music of a true artist; Jazz Diary. 506
Centenary celebrations. 234
Challenge to see if the num m mbers stack up for five stars; Our latest Post Property Forum debated issues impacting on Birmingham's hotels sector. Organised by Headline Communications, the event was hosted by RO Developments, and held at the offices of the architectural watchdog MADE, within RO's Newhall Square scheme. Ian Halstead covered the proceedings. 2003
Challenges lie ahead as Tesco Law looms large. 577
Chance to make a play for the home of Falstaff; Old Castle Farm is part of an estate that belonged to John Oldcastle, the man rumoured to have been the inspiration for Shakespeare's famous character of Falstaff, writes Alison Jones. 740
Classical; CD releases. 151
ClassicalReviews. 980
Clothing site to combat a rise in fakes. 261
Comments from birminghampost.net. 818
CONTENTS. 155
CONTENTS. 157
contents. 131
Coventry refuses to buckle to recession; There is probably never a good time for a recession - but the downturn in the economy may not have hit the development of Coventry city centre as hard as it has many other provincial cities. But as Tom Fleming reports, things are now looking up. 882
Delapidations on the rise as Fusion see three-fold increase. 354
Descending on health issues. 189
Designers have great place to work, rest - and play. 896
Destination comfort; Alison Jones looks at some travel companions you won't want to leave at home. 697
Developing and regenerating for the future; The hotel sector has proved something of a white knight for Birmingham's secondary office market, mopping up outdated accommodation and bringing it back into use. But as the supply of suitable accommodation runs dry, Martin Guest, managing director of CB Richard Ellis in Birmingham, asks where the next lifeline for the city's other unloved buildings and fringe locations will come from. 847
Dishing up the dirt; Edward Chadwick looks back on the colourful life of Midlands tycoon William Dugdale. 630
Do you recognise this iconic building? 214
Draw a crowd to the arts; Businessblog. 1228
Edgbaston swoons for the new Priory Princess. 1059
England cricketers Ian Bell, Jonathan [...]. 146
Export fund offers firms gateway to foreign shores. 455
Faring better than most. 949
Firms lock horns at charity football event. 272
First fall in outstanding property debt in decade. 747
Fit for purpose; Refine your body. 390
Fourteen acre Queslett Park goes on market. 202
Gadgets. 305
Gardens of inspiration. 470
Gem of a deal for new romantics. 174
Going green; Graham Young and Roz Laws review the latest films. 1460
Grade II opportunity for a home and a business; Alison Jones looks at at a Grade II listed home in Welshampton, near Ellesmere, with historic connections that come as part of a package of properties, including three converted holiday cottages. 555
Grass court review after Classic scheduling clash. 307
Helping seize opportunities. 682
HIGHLIGHTS. 236
Hopes are high but many schemes lie gathering dust; According to Drivers Jonas Deloitte's 2011 Crane Survey, commercial and residential property development in Birmingham looks set to remain subdued. Jill Astley, development director at Drivers Jonas Deloitte in Birmingham, gives her view on what the future holds in store for the city. 579
Hospital under fire over care of dementia patient; EXCLUSIVE. 959
Hotels buoyant but room for improvement in office and residential markets. 1570
How does your garden show? 160
HS2 consultation gets off to a noisy start. 423
Huge factory deal agreed in the city. 190
Humble pie for naysayer Adonis; COMMENT. 226
IN BRIEF...... 461
IN BRIEF...... 451
IN BRIEF...... 581
Inside information; The BBC Good Food Show Summer is here once again, and we hope it will be the best one yet, writes Katy Truss, who manages The Producers' Village. This is my fifth BBC Good Food Show Summer and I'm delighted to be able to offer you an insider guide to what to look out for at the show:. 590
INSIDE. 130
Interactive adventures just right for boys; Children's Book. 324
Investment is planned after firm's move. 254
It's a female line-up at Opus Aspect. 159
Jazz; CD releases. Sound recording review 149
Jodie's belief is Mel's chance at redemption; Interview. 781
Law firms'results boost burgeoning legal sector; Postbusiness. 950
Law Society has eye for fashion. 156
LDC appoints expert investor; A round up of news from the region's finance sector in the past week. 1368
LEP looks to model plan on European success stories. 394
Lifeline for Shakespeare's church. 543
Like it or not, give McLeish a chance; It's time for fans to give Eck a chance. 734
Long-awaited news follows years of woe. 420
M6 Toll road was doomed to failure; viewpoint. 643
Made-up; Eye gel. 117
Marriot hotels go up for sale after property firm collapse. 220
Matt pulls up stumps. 408
Mayoral race at a snail's pace; COMMENT. 569
Members of staff from Hilton [...]. 103
Midland salute to those who rock; Heavy metal music is being celebrated in the Midlands with a host of exhibitions, writes Lorne Jackson. 1587
Midlanders recognised in Queen's honour list. 924
Millionaire's plan to breathe life into ailing high streets; Emma McKinney meets a Midland millionaire entrepreneur with a plan to turn around the region's ailing high streets. 738
More than 1,000 employees and [...]. 129
Movies on release. 1191
New president appointed for Institute of Asian Businesses. 294
New QE prepares for outpatients. 576
New technology at Key Personnel. 124
New veal view. 193
Not the way to reduce your rent; A Birmingham lawyer takes issue with the actions of a troubled care home operator. 505
Older, wiser but no less passionate; Lorne Jackson speaks to musician James Taylor about his start with the Beatles and kicking a drug habit. 842
Open up - or you'll miss out. 401
Orchestral manoeuvres; Could Andris Nelsons be poached from the CBSO? Christopher Morley speaks to the music director about his future plans. 1007
Over 340 miles and 40 [...]. 181
Pension contributions grow as tax incentives become more valuable; outlookonwealth. 785
PM 'brave' to backtrack on NHS. 860
Pop; CD releases. Sound recording review 155
postflickr. 282
pounds 2m investment to create fuel from waste. 254
pounds 300k sixth form centre saved from the chop. 590
Property firm gives pounds 500 for elderly care. 183
Putting figure on priceless human asset; Nature Notes. 468
QUIZ OF THE DAY. 155
Ray of hope as manufacturing success ripples through region. 1259
Region has worst fall in house prices. 215
Renewed optimism as Longbridge cuts losses. 541
Rory's 22/1 to make amends. 343
Shadow role could dull the appetite for change. 288
Simply streets ahead; Aktar Islam, a winner of BBC2's Great British Menu, tells Richard McComb about the far-flung inspiration for his curried sea bass. 962
SIX OF THE BEST. 446
Snippets. 299
Sowing the seeds of summer; Garden Watch. 357
St Philips Chambers book launch. 120
Staff from Alcoa in Kitts [...]. 123
Students raise pounds 500 for fund. 222
Suite harmony; Alison Jones speaks to Anita and Edward Stearn, owners of the awe-inspiring Elizabethan Suite, located in the 16th century Westwood House in Worcestershire. 962
Sweet start for social enterprise; A round up of news from the region's small and medium-sized businesses in the past week. 1428
TAMBA goes corporate with latest viral game. 422
Taxing council difficulties darken vanity day for Rudge. Conference notes 396
Taxpayers foot bill for school's plush away day; EXCLUSIVE. 630
The advantage of entering chartered waters; James Strahan MRICS of Robert Powell looks at the role of the chartered surveyor in selling houses PROPERTYEXPERT. 548
The best of both worlds; Alison Jones explores Lower Atchill Farm, a fine example of Cotswold character and contemporary design. 1103
The Birmingham Post Business and Property Review Forum. 120
The horn of plenty; Intrepid explorer Edward Stephens sets sail on the cruise of a lifetime. 1194
The man with some hard truths for Labour's leadership; Liam Byrne's tough policy review is designed to make Ed Miliband Prime Minister but may struggle to win the support of Labour activists, writes Political Editor Jonathan Walker. 1043
The Old School is a class act. 346
The show goes on; The traditional country show may be seeing a revival, after years of economic hardship. Justine Halifax reports. 577
The tricky business of joining the opposition; After days of furore surrounding the departure of Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish in favour of city rivals Aston Villa, Graeme Brown looks at other high profile figures who have crossed a dividing line. 686
The week ahead; Jon Perks looks at what's happening near you during the next seven days. Calendar 224
There's just no future in suicide bidding for work; With the Government squeezing public sector costs and some recession-hit companies buying work with suicidal bids, the construction industry looks set to change dramatically over the next three years, argues Martin Chambers, framework director at Shaylor Group. 908
Threat to a useful investment ploy; Proposed changes to accounting regulations could threaten the sale and leaseback. James Bladon, associate director, investment agency at DTZ in Birmingham, reports. 526
Tiger still king of jungle with game's big hitters; businessofsport. 932
Tougher regulation in the investing world. 779
Trusts must do more for elderly. 208
TRW driving badly needed skills creation in engineering. 710
Turning fantasy into reality; Lorne Jackson meets brothers who have given Birmingham its very own super hero. 948
Two Worcestershire businessmen are celebrating [...]. 163
Two young Birmingham creatives have [...]. 132
Union votes for teacher walkout over pension changes. 385
Unsung heroes on Walk of Stars. 177
Using canals makes sense. 392
View contrasting colour schemes at Park Central. 225
Walmley wizard out to cast a spell. 953
We must see high speed plans. 589
We must see the bigger picture to drive growth in our region. 707
Why the signs are good for Hollywood Monster. 1231
Williams girls deserving of further SW19 accolades. 320
WIN four tickets to the T20 cricket; Birmingham Post competition. 472
Win one of two Belling Cookers worth pounds 899. 441
Wind farm appeal goes to ministers. 295
Wine firm to take on ex-car dealer site. 205
Young eco warriors. 225

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