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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (March 29, 2012)

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'Satisfactory' teaching not good enough, says Ofsted. 785
... or vote yes to get the city leadership you deserve? 668
170 jobs axed after another builder folds. 212
2 CONTENTS. 101
A feisty tale of faeries and spriggans; Children's Book. 375
A lesson for us from the Victorians. 382
A management deal for city's hidden gem. 246
A quick link to London - but the long way around to get to Digbeth. 833
A resurrection for Godcakes; Marion McMullen savours a centuries old Coventry recipe that will soon be back in the spotlight. Recipe 602
A round up of news from the region's legal sector in the past week. 742
A tale Conan Doyle would have loved. 416
Agency staff offered jobs to help cut refuse bill by pounds 7m. 265
Alexander Daniels launches executive search division. 135
Alright on the night for Browne Jacobson. 438
Aly has become a lore unto himself. 937
Architectural triumph born out of tragedy; Chris Upton explains why a visit to Great Witley church feels more like Naples than Worcestershire. 905
Asbestos relatives'payout hopes. 293
Attention to detail is key in unique family property; WATERLOOHOUSE The stunning Waterloo House, set close to the English border, dates back to the 1700s. Alison Jones takes the tour. 430
BBC and our po o oliticians have made Birmingh h ham disappear; viewpoint. 901
Bennett's the Brum chef with a recipe for success in Europe; Food critic Richard McComb was ringside as a city chef went up against the continent's heavyweights at the Bocuse D'Or cookery contest. 1568
Beware the pitfalls associated with an employment reference; Weightmans' Jenny Owens looks at the potential pitfalls when providing an reference. 769
Bid to stop Labour man's election bid withdrawn. 456
Blues to get a Rovers return. 426
Business leaders join City TV team. 546
Cameron goes all out for mayors; COMMENT. 473
Catwalk call. 127
CBRE expands advisory team. 219
CBSO conductor pulls out to rush to ill daughter's bedside. 233
Charitable bequests could reduce inheritance tax bill. 418
Charity gag. 124
Chelsy and Wolves are both strong favourites. 448
City is missing out on the big deals, claims Dragon Theo. 789
City's the winner at food Olympics; COMMENT. 171
Classical; CD releases. 165
ClassicalReviews. 1029
Collecting diary. 327
College link-up with IT giant. 324
Collins has goal of doing the double over Chelsea. 647
Coming up. 267
Comments from. 425
Contemporary styling in a celebrated location; Luxury is very much the key word when it comes to this spacious city centre apartment which offers stylish accommodation in a much sought after development. Alison Jones takes the tour. 803
CONTENTS. 118
contents. 118
Control is the key to shareholder value being realised; James Trevis and Jon Gill, both corporate lawyers at international law firm Eversheds LLP, explain how a focused approach to legal execution can deliver value in today's difficult market. 933
Country setting offering a real room with a view; TY'RFELINLLYNNON This beautiful family home is located within easy reach of both mountains and beaches as Alison Jones discovers. 387
Crime falls to lowest levels for a decade. 340
Da Vinci exhibition gives city a pounds 2m boost. 320
DEATHS. 157
Design firm strikes gold with wheelchair web deal; A round up of news from the region's creative sector in the past week. 1091
Drought threat spreads; Experts are desperate to raise awareness of ways to tackle the growing water shortage, Emily Beament discovers. 704
Eco warrior offers the best of both worlds; The new Mercedes-Benz has a surprise in store, as Edward Stephens discovered. 581
Ed's happy to defy radio gravity by being No.1 for Heart... Heart FM's Ed James tells Graham Young how he's survived for ten years on the station's breakfast show - and isn't finished yet. 1842
Elected mayor: Vote 'yes' to keep up our good work..? 833
Engineering another successful transaction. 516
Entrepreneurs'smart way to Settle bills. 408
Equal pay'forced city to contract out elderly care'. 684
Fault dismissals - the reality. 544
Features help to make stylish, stand-out home; BARNTGREEN Architecturally designed detached property boasts versatile accommodation which includes a ground floor bedroom with en-suite and a hobbies room above the garage. Alison Jones discovers Hollyoak's delights. 607
Finding alternative sources of finance; asktheexperts. 437
Firm hope new lightest aircraft seat will take off. 446
Firm makes first venture to city; A round up of news from the region's commercial property sector in the past week. 1397
First hand view of life in the city; COVERSTORY. 569
Food and drink could create an appetite for recovery. 896
Forget being big, let's just be the best. 362
Former pupil gives me a novel surprise. 449
Games commission has its focus on TOP priority. 1035
Get into the swing at the National Golf Show 2012; NATIONAL GOLF SHOW 2012. 657
Get on board for chaos with The Pirates; Graham Young reviews the latest films. Movie review 1584
Getting the automotive sector back on the road. 651
Gifted Tugan has lived and learned on his way to the very top; Master baton-wielder Tugan Sokhiev tells Christopher Morley how he has taken the rough with the smooth. 805
Golden opportunites for EIS in booming technology sector; Mark Payton, managing director at fund manager Mercia Fund Management, explores how Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS) present great opportunities for tax efficient investing in maturing technology businesses. Company overview 906
Goodbye AWM - you really did give our region the advantage; As Advantage West Midlands prepares to close its doors, Minister for the West Midlands Ian Austin explains why he is so proud of its legacy. 1028
Grand Hotel restoration wins praise from council. 779
Great outdoors just waiting to be discovered; Nature Notes. 465
Green haven off the beaten track. 333
Grove hopes safety-first Warriors will play to end. 478
Growing options for your garden; Garden Watch. 512
Gulls are going back to school. 356
Hajdamach brings a touch of glass; Richard Edmonds on a "magic and remarkable'' work, which is destined to become a British bible for collectors. 868
Hard pressed to find a better manufacturing investment; Tom Fleming looks at how its acquisition by a leading industrial conglomorate and incentivising the management team with equity has seen Covpress go from strength to strength. 1013
Health and safety law changes affect us all. 402
Heavy vehicles put trainee on right road. 462
Highland fling without all the clichs... Brian Dick returns to Scotland and discovers the Isles of Glencoe Hotel, which has added a modern twist to the rugged landscape. 779
HIGHLIGHTS. 150
Historic design makes a modern impression; YATELEYROAD Dating back to 1906, this home is testament to the work of a leading architect. Alison Jones takes the tour. 563
Historic golf club drives for a slice of corporate market. 454
Hospital offers healthy opportunities for career. 543
HS2 engineers warned about former failings. 293
Hughton takes his time over Foster future. 322
If it's not broke, don't fix it. 862
International expansion drives M&A growth for Orbis Partners. 835
International M&A and more led from Midlands. 956
Inventive approaches to retaining a workforce; Fergal Dowling, employment partner at Irwin Mitchell in Birmingham, looks at the options when looking to reduce employment costs. 551
Investigation halts Olley TV appearance. 228
Investing 'through the cycle'is key to success. Company overview 1038
It's Hall so beautiful at Simonstone; With stunning views, good food and a relaxing atmosphere, Sue Cooke finds much to like at a country hotel in North Yorkshire. 683
Jazz Diary. 556
Jazz; CD releases. 167
Law firm adds East Midlands office to its network. 247
Lighting a candle to help Mother Nature; Alison Jones looks at some eco-friendly initiatives and alternative Easter gifts EARTH MONTH. 733
Ludgate secures over pounds 500,000 investment in just six months. 290
Michael Shaw to stand down after 16 years with Cobbetts. 327
Mobile solar generator wins cash export boost. 325
Movies on release. 670
Musicians' bravery in the face of watery fate. 752
Never-say-die Barford Tigers live to fight another day. 305
New business up a fifth at the Wesleyan. 308
New face as LSH expands its management business. 130
Noise nusisance can effect plants. 319
Now is the time for business to explore the art of the possible; Alun Thorne, editor of the Post, spoke to members of Birmingham's deal making community to find out what's needed to get the sector back up to speed. 942
OCS star's Moseley folk festival ambition; The voice of Ocean Colour Scene, Simon Fowler, talks to Alison Jones about returning to his musical roots, Britpop and John Motson. 852
Olympic talk at tourism event. 210
One size does not fit all in our libraries; viewpoint. 255
Osborne thinks outside the box in please-all bid. 974
Parking firm reveals three city centre deals. 134
Pension breakfast at Pinsent Masons. 212
Pensions - get serious or face the penalties. 800
PKF partner appointed chair of Collaborative Law group. 379
Planning overhaul welcomed... but the devil's in the detail. 1017
Posters bang drum for city's grand designs. 371
postflickr. 152
Potentially valuable relief that has to meet certain conditions; Daniel Hartland, tax partner at Grant Thornton in Birmingham, highlights some common pitfalls surrounding entrepreneurs' relief. 504
pounds 20m estate go-ahead as council is overruled. 382
pounds 24 million hotel opens its doors in city's new Eastside. 259
Prepare to be amazed. 164
Property expert appointed. 171
Protecting my invention overseas; asktheexperts. 440
Quiz of the Day. 175
Redeveloped street layouts are a hazard for the blind; viewpoint. 195
Region's cities leading the way for reducing carbon emissions. 568
Regional growth is the answer... not a race to the bottom. 1007
Residents' fears despite traveller site legal win. 296
Riots inquiry: Youths need job guarantee if unemployed. 503
Rock; CD releases. 110
Rugby mourns Greville Edwards, one of its greats. 308
Sacrifice of green belt land is the 'price paid'for broken promises; viewpoint. 218
Scandanavian roots on show at country house; BLOWERSFIELD Energy efficiency and a light and airy interior are both striking features of this most unusual property, which overlooks parkland grounds of around six acres and glorious countryside beyond as Alison Jones discovers. 556
Scheme offering a vital helping hand; PROPERTYEXPERT CP Bigwood's Simon Gibbs says there is a need for speed when it comes to the launch of the latest initiative intended to boost the market. 337
School criticised again over appeals process. 697
Senior economist reviews the Budget over breakfast. 258
Should the UK increase foreign aid? 348
Sixties beacon makes way for 21st century icon. 717
Something special snapped up. 184
Stateside trip heralds'start of a new dawn'. 278
Supper, darling? Super. 979
Tchoyi working hard to win his manager's trust. 590
Tech firm MBO advised in city; A round up of finance news from the last week. 1536
The alternative Budget 2012; Last week almost 200 people attended a panel debate at Birmingham Council House organised by Friends of the Earth and Sustainability West Midlands looking at the potential for different models to create a sustainable economy in the region. Here three of the participants give their take on George Osborne's Budget and explain what they might have done differently. 1776
The hour has come to turn off the lights for the planet; From humble beginnings Earth Hour has come to be one of the biggest environmental campaigns in the world.Thousands of people across the West Midlands are expected to take part on Saturday night, though there are some objectors from surprising quarters - Mary Griffin reports. Financial report 727
The Verdict. 261
The wait when you apply for a patent; asktheexperts. 406
Time to thrill at Sixways; RUGBY NOTES. 417
Tired and weary, maybe, but Blues keep right on. 566
Torres form a wake-up call for us, says Carlos. 397
Traditionalists set to give Honda a Civic reception. 324
Tried& Tested; Gel cleansers. 177
Unique home in an idyllic setting; PONDHOUSE A wildlife pond in the back garden provides an unusual touch to this stylish home, as Alison Jones reports. 673
Villa trio have new contract talks put on hold until the summer. 452
Waldrons evening event. 218
What happened to unlikely lads; BOOKREVIEW Underdogs: The Unlikely Story of Football's First FA Cup Heroes, by Keith Dewhurst. 301
What's happening near you during the next seven days The week ahead; What's happening near you during the next seven days. Calendar 429
Whitby finally on board as PM announces'cabinet of mayors'. 1035
Why ambush marketing is an Olympic event. 2147
Why DIY may not be such a smart investment. 419
Why national players could seek local glory. 1516
Wildlife at risk as more ballons found on beaches. 280
Wish you were... in Solihull? 812

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