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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (November 10, 2011)

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'Religion and theatre are almost the same thing' British opera director John Caird found his calling after a trip to see the RSC's Hamlet as a boy, writes Alison Dayani. 957
'Tis the season... Jon Perks picks out some male grooming gift ideas for Christmas. 521
(Rock) star in a reasonably priced car...? 203
1,000 entries for small business advice scheme; ADVERTISING FEATURE Accelerator initiative proves a major hit. 267
A cookery book for the modern age. 407
A dash of colour for the grey winter; Garden Watch. 437
A gala ball and auction [...]. 130
A little bit of Frankfurt; The annual German street market is making a welcome return to the city, writes Brett Gibbons. 437
Addmaster scoops Queens Award for Enterprise. 175
An investment that offers you cautious optimism. 727
An opportunistic mood. 390
Another decade, another land; A new exhibition captures the feel of the Black Country in the 1970s perfectly, says Lorne Jackson. 932
Bank continues Midland expansion. 201
Beating the drum for British comedy; What makes Brits laugh and not Americans? Funny woman Gina Yashere, who now lives in the States, decided to find out, writes Roz Laws. 912
Birmingham Press Club Annual Ball. 178
Birmingham's brainiest showed their support [...]. 182
Birmingham's Indian chefs prove they are hot stuff. 337
Blocked passage. 169
Blues taking the positives from cruel defeat - Curtis. 693
Blythe Valley Park recce. 188
Bristol tonic good for all; RUGBY NOTES. 438
Brothers in arms. 968
Bus stops to be moved to make way for trams. 124
Business Growth Fund briefing. 105
Caldwell: It was a horrible goal to lose. 279
Carillion staff help at charity. 118
CD releases. 434
Charitable dinner rounds off 'great' year for group; A round up of news from the region's legal sector in the past week. 857
Charity invests in new centre. 257
Chicago and Birmingham can learn from each other; viewpoint. 398
City Metro line will now not be ready before 2015; PAULDALE Public Affairs Correspondent. 902
Classical. 915
Cleverer by half; You'll be able to talk to the next generation of cars and they will talk back, if Mercedes-Benz has anything to do with it. Edward Stephens reports. 924
Comments from birminghampost.net. 409
Community volunteers finding the right key. 384
CONTENTS. 142
contents. 110
Converted barn is a real case of changing rooms; Waseley Hills Farm Barn has undergone number transformations since designer Susan Whittle and her husband Alan bought the husk of the original barn, writes Alison Jones. 1282
Council chief deserves praise for heartfelt memo; COMMENT. 217
Council chief says sorry to staff for stress of job losses. 663
Cube sculpture forms focus for Remembrance Day tributes. 205
Defying the downturn. 1960
Denim delivery. 101
Developer scuppers plan for Jesus Army 'drop-in'. 647
Developers add road changes to regen plan. 581
Diners urged to help homeless. 502
Disgraced peer to return. 158
Disturbingly creepy; Graham Young and Roz Laws review the latest films. Movie review 1276
Do you know this iconic building? 221
Economic failure sees our young suffer most. 379
Employees from a local building [...]. 109
England lack any support. 372
Expansion plans as firm makes Midland move. 328
Fall and rise of a rock survivor; He played bass with Deep Purple and survived to tell the tale. Now Glenn Hughes is back with a new acoustic show, writes Dave Freak. 1098
Fall in insolvencies could be misleading indicator says PwC. 469
Film-maker capturing forgotten tales of war; Film-maker Don Clark tells Richard McComb about the voices emerging decades after the end of the 'forgotten war' in Burma. Richard McComb 967
Finance firm appoints trainees; A round up of news from the region's financial sector in the past week. 1386
Financial recruitment firm builds on quick expansion. 262
Firms issue plea to Osborne ahead of statement. 248
Fit for purpose; The weigh ahead. 480
Flowering at 40(ish); Chris Addison does a nice line in shirts - and making people laugh, writes Roz Laws. 870
Ford is model Bee in shake up at realistic Damson Park. 444
From Hockley to the hotel high life. Company overview 1113
Gabby raising the stakes following rare rollickings. 734
Gadgets. 138
Gera: We're Gunner get back on the winning trail. 664
Giving voice to something of an enigma; viewpoint. 204
Government in banks deal to borrow pounds 95m for companies. 465
Grant: Stars are playing pain game during break. 381
Greek crisis is masking looming zombie debts. 992
Grieving families sue over 'humiliating' hospital care. 1436
Heads back walkout over pensions. 165
Herd is one Eck of a solution for Villa. 267
High speed rail divides the nation; COMMENT. 548
HIGHLIGHTS. 215
Highways Agency pledge to keep region moving. 225
Hinton finishes another Travelodge in Midlands. 219
Hughton is prepared for transfer trauma. 441
If you really can't decide [...]. 241
Innovative cancer test shortlisted for awards. 1000
INSIDE. 122
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No... it's the next Superman; Interview: Henry Cavill. 892
Is it time to open a Junior Isa? Jeremy Gates looks the launch of Junior Isas. 766
It will be a case [...]. 124
Jazz Diary. 681
JLR growth keeps region in lead for'big boxes'. 806
Jobs boost with Hams Hall upgrade. 319
Joined-up thinking; Some scoffed when it was suggested that HighSpeed 2 could make Birmingham a 'suburb' of London. But as Martin Guest, managing director of CBRE in Birmingham, explains, this already has London's chattering classes talking. 681
Jones looking up to giant stopper Olsson. 303
Labour suggested clearing the Central Library first; viewpoint. 192
Late goals sink Midlands pair. 307
Legal rivals join forces to create more powerful firm. 187
Lending power g to the economy. 519
Lending power to the economy; The recently published Commercial Property Lending Report, a half-yearly review of UK commercial property debt and lending activity produced by De Montfort University, indicates that banks have reduced their exposure to commercial property debt and lending to the sector is on the up. Does this mean a return to normal bank lending? Stephen Kirby, Associate Director at DTZ in Birmingham, reviews the situation. 453
LEPs get public funds to kick-start stalled projects; ENDAMULLEN Business Staff. 764
Lest we forget; They made the ultimate sacrifice when they answered the call to arms. Richard McComb looks at the staff of the Birmingham Post and Mail who died in the 'war to end all wars'. 1425
Liberty's approach pays dividends at Blythe Valley. 1026
London should win the race for championships. 956
Made-up; Shimmer lip gloss. 110
Meeting the g need for sustainable housing; Melbourne, like other major cities in Australia, has a rapidly growing population which is expected to reach five million before 2030. In her fourth diary entry Katherine Price reports on how the planning regime is being reformed to ensure that new development to meet housing needs is delivered in a timely and sustainable way. 997
Meeting the need for sustainable housing; Melbourne, like other major cities in Australia, has a rapidly growing population which is expected to reach five million before 2030. In her fourth diary entry Katherine Price reports on how the planning regime is being reformed to ensure that new development to meet housing needs is delivered in a timely and sustainable way. 994
Midland tycoon in high spirits with new venture. 525
More Midland firms go bust as gloom bites. 213
Movies on release. 1095
MPs call for no half measures on HS2 route. 914
MPs poised to crack down on metal theft. 815
Near air disaster blamed on faulty communication. 486
Neville tome is so predictable; BOOKREVIEW. 330
New era dawns for property developer. 438
New top man on board at plastics firm. 323
Odd, how a number can increase a property's value; PROPERTYNEWS. 303
Office market enjoys a buoyant end to the year; The amount of quality office space let in central Birmingham over recent months will bring activity in line with the 10-year average, reports Charles Toogood, director within GVA's Office Agency team. 1068
Official opening for Bloomer Heaven's new office. 151
Olley back in fray with attack on metal thieves. 607
On top of the world; Perry Buck takes an arduous hundred-mile trek to the foot of the world's highest mountain - but it's worth it. 1431
Pay structures are far better for chiefs than the indians. 412
Perfect splendour; After years of neglect, Alan Thompson and his family restored Brockhampton House to its former glory. Alison Jones discovers how it was completed. 1447
Picking up the baton for r Snowhill; Alun Thorne spoke to a developer and an investor who are helping transform the gateway into Birmingham. 1761
Picking up the baton for Snowhill; Alun Thorne spoke to a developer and an investor who are helping transform the gateway into Birmingham. 1755
Pinsent Masons Property Group drinks reception. 161
Pitfalls and opportunities of secondary property; The press is dominated by reports of large investment deals in central London. There, the market is booming - memories of the dark days of 2008 and 2009 are fading, but the headlines hide a more complex picture. James Bladon, associate director, DTZ in Birmingham, reports. 749
PKF quiz night in support of Big Build Appeal. 200
Planning for an unholy battle to reform the law; Colin Totney, of chartered surveyors CPBigwood, analyses the debate over planning reform. 1335
Police stations go on market amid cutbacks. 268
Poppy Ball to benefit heroes. 150
Post & Mail Roll of Honour. 1103
postflickr. 116
pounds 800m transport revolution 'still on track' for region. 941
PowerKut funding boost. 461
PR firm expands as new clients sign up. Company overview 870
Profits soar at airline firm. 1366
Quiz of the Day. 165
Region wins pounds 17m bid to sell itself across the globe. 571
Report vindicates our argument - claim both sides of the debate. 180
Rivers of my memory... 1025
Saddle up; Alison Jones casts an eye over four pony-friendly properties. 324
Saddle up; Alison Jones casts an eye over four pony-friendly properties. 1062
Smaller firms will lose out once again. 401
Snippets. 282
Social enterprise Enta has teamed [...]. 106
Some grave goings on... Grim tales of bodysnatching weren't just confined to London or Edinburgh, writes Chris Upton. 925
Special measures stay in place as city child care found wanting. 736
Staff at clothing reuse and [...]. 104
Starlings unite for impressive aerial display; Nature Notes. 349
Steps to limit number of take-aways welcomed. 701
Stick with the classicals; Christopher Morley discovers books which would make the perfect gift for those with a love of classical music. 1061
Still hunting for Lenny's pizza... 1488
Student accommodation is ahead of schedule. 416
Tax and business. 209
The BBC has always thrived in the region, so why downsize it now? 807
The best is yet to come, says Wolves boss. 289
The best of both worlds; Despite its Tudor styling, Stonewood Manor has been built with the modern family in mind, says Alison Jones. 473
The boondoggle blues. 903
The compliance burden. 321
The haunting effect on houses; Ghosts and death can have a big effect on a property's marketability, says Jeremy Leaf, RICS PROPERTYEXPERT. 513
The high-flyers helping inner city schools; It is the teacher training programme placing high-flying graduates in disadvantaged secondary schools. Now an education charity is to branch out into the region's primary schools, writes Kat Keogh. 672
The week ahead; Jon Perks looks at what's happening near you during the next seven days. Calendar 232
Thinking ahead. 176
This is London calling; Emily Bridgewater avoids the obvious tourist traps for a tasty tour around the capital. 681
Thomas born to the Mose manor. 1046
Time for a fresh start. 139
Tomahawk is climbing Sixways'tighthead Hill. 340
Travelodge hotel is completed at airport. 179
Tributes paid to ex-Test star Dilley. 294
UK research risks being victim of new world order. 502
Vacant premises in Wolverhampton have [...]. 106
Veolia opens commercial recycling facility. 149
Virtual wine cellar is a marketing triumph; Wine. 795
Volunteers sleep rough for charity. 292
Warwick fancies a bite of Big Apple with NewYork campus. 714
Warwickshire County Cricket Club has [...]. 106
We need a debate about local powers, not MP numbers; viewpoint. 599
Wesleyan sales rise in spite of gloom. Financial report 378
What's taxed, what's not? 151
Wholesaler on the way to first pounds 1bn turnover. 298
Why a dip in valuations won't stop the deals. 560
Why spitting is not big or clever in the Premier. 735
Wild at heart; A vision realised by Chris and Janet Lord, Squirrel Trace is a haven for all manner of wildlife, writes Alison Jones CHURCH COTTAGES, WIXFORD, pounds 800,000 AGENT: VICTORIA JEFFS TEL: 01789 293000 WEB: victoriajeffs.co.uk. 529
Wild at heart; A vision realised by Chris and Janet Lord, Squirrel Trace is a haven for all manner of wildlife, writes Alison Jones. 423
Wish you were here... again; Pink Floyd's Nick Mason tells Jon Perks of the 'painful process' en route to their classic 1975 album, Wish You Were Here. 1171
Work starts on major retail site; A round up of news from the region's commercial property sector in the past week. 1098

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