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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (April 10, 2014)

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'Invisible' bonnet will allow drivers to see road beneath. 315
'Model T' of BSA guns reborn for modern era; City still making classic target rifle. 803
'Pupils must be given alternative route to A-levels or universities' Call to encourage engineering apprenticeships. 718
1970s office block could bolster market push for 'city living' Number One Hagley Road. 782
A call to arms; VIEWPOINT. Editorial 104
Advisers expect buyers to bite for fishing tackle firm; FINANCE. Company overview 281
Airport job hopes raise a few ghosts from distant past; COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR. 920
also showing ... 647
Architect secures PS3.5 million project haul from homeowners. 726
Arthur J Gallagher acquires Oval; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE. 548
Artist Bill Drummond discovers the worst thing about Birmingham is that everyone wants to talk. Here he writes about his task for the week - creating a bed in Small Heath. 836
Barclays get boost with five recruits. 172
Big-hearted staff. 259
Birmingham and Black Country better together, claims Miliband; Labour leader urges more co-operation as he pledges return of regional minister. 1220
BOOK REVIEW. 394
Bore: Black Country must be on board if we are going to compete. 224
Bore: Government will hold us back unless we can raise taxes. 639
Bringing dance to city's streets and theatres; DANCE The world is hot-footing it to Birmingham for a major dance festival, discovers Roz Laws. 1377
Broadcast giants face challenge to get kids fit for purpose; It's vital we inspire nation's youth to switch on to sport. 1180
Business Improvement Districts - have they any influence? This month, Birmingham's very own property super sleuth, Theo Holmes from CBRE, puts his powers of deduction to good use to investigate Business Improvement Districts. 621
Chocs away ladies; Easter eggs are so last year. Lisa Haynes unveils some beauty alternatives to a cocoa overdose. 460
CHRISTOPHER BUCKTIN; STATESIDE. Editorial 643
City obesity policy 'too unambitious'. 284
Classical; CD RELEASES. 161
College secures PS7m for free training courses; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE - BOURNVILLE COLLEGE. 258
Construction firm set for rise in profits. 178
Consultancy is bolstered by associate. 160
CONTENTS. 115
Corrections & clarifications. Correction notice 157
Cottage is a leading light; Steve Clark and family stay at a lighthouse for a holiday adventure that will delight all ages. 978
Councillors take a gamble - and lose. 235
Cutting Hedge design that has the green light; Indoor gardens are just two of the unusual facets to this striking design for a house in the green belt. Alison Jones reports. 1095
DAVID MYERS BETTING. 451
Dig deeper than the show stopper when buying new; The National House Building Council (NHBC) says it is important to look beyond the window dressing of a nicely decorated show home if you are thinking about investing in a new build property. 556
Director for growing firm. 139
Discover the beauty of Bach this Easter; A celebration of Bach will take place in Birmingham over Easter, as Christopher Morley reports. 736
Doolittle goes a long way; Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle was first transformed into a lady 100 years ago. Marion McMullen looks back on the stage hit which inspired the classic musical My Fair Lady. 841
DVDs. 349
EASTER-THEMED TREATS GADGETS. 285
Employers, staff and childcare emergencies. 293
Employment partner hire FORWRAGGE & Co. 201
Experts discuss issues affecting manufacturing; POST PEOPLE COVERAGE: CALL GRACE FRANKLIN ON 0121 234 5955 OR EMAIL POST.PEOPLE@BIRMINGHAMPOST.NET. 149
Fabricant sacked for 'about time' tweet over Miller; MP loses vice chairman of Conservative Party job. 659
Finance team hits PS1.2bn landmark; LEGAL. 268
Fire station reborn as MOT centre. 281
FLORAL BORDER. 176
Fly to MIPIM? No Cannes do... POST PEOPLE COVERAGE: CALL GRACE FRANKLIN ON 0121 234 5955 OR EMAIL POST.PEOPLE@BIRMINGHAMPOST.NET. 247
Flying start is the aim for Bears - Ambrose; Full-strength line-up in good shape for another tilt at title. 995
Former RAF pilot sees e-cigarette company take off; Boss back from bankruptcy after military career. 638
Gallery's wonderful landscape sets it apart from others; ComptonVerney is 10 years old - and director Dr Steven Parissien has bold plans to almost triple attendances under his watch. Graham Young reports. 1616
George's full employment would be a devil of a job. 395
Get ready to nominate your heroes. 275
God-ly treats that deserve a big revival; An historic Midland cake recipe features in a new book of beloved British bakes. Mary Griffin meets the woman behind the revival of Coventry Godcakes. 1312
Growing engineers take on PR; CREATIVE. 244
Here's to a new set of problems; VIEWPOINT. Editorial 291
Home of the Harlechs is ripe for restoration; The next chapter in the life of an historic hall on the Shropshire border is waiting to be written, says Alison Jones. 1767
I'm the man with the plan to fix city's failing children's services; Mark Rogers, the council chief executive with the biggest job in local government, talks to Neil Elkes. 817
I've never really played an evil person before... SCREEN BIG New baby, new husband and a new kind of acting role - it's an era of fresh chapters for Kate Winslet. But, as she tells Jeananne Craig, she's juggling the same old challenges as all working mums. 978
Insight into markets at city seminar. 173
International flavour to company's new work. 536
Ipsley Court offices back on the market. 465
It's full steam ahead for old kettle factory with massive development; The Kettleworks, Jewellery Quarter. 587
Jaw dropping... 'largest' shark ever reeled in; Fishing trip turns into battle with'record-breaking'two-tonne monster. 710
JAZZ DIARY. 565
Jazz monster let loose for festival; It's one of the UK's major jazz festivals and it's right here on the doorstep. Peter Bacon looks forward to the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. 1027
Jazz; CD RELEASES. 139
Jobs, growth and a clear vision on cutting carbon. 713
Judge Jim digs in; As BBC2's much-anticipated new gardening show The Big Allotment Challenge hopes to repeat the success of Bake Off, Hannah Stephenson talks to the man nicknamed "Judge Dread", lifelong horticulturalist Jim Buttress, about the problems of staging a TV gardening competition. 725
Judges buzzing about latest search for talent; SCREEN SMALL. 898
LATE BREAKS. 341
Legal firm's CBSO tie-up up for award. 189
Library of Birmingham closed after falling tiles. 284
London staff relocate as firm expands. 207
Look at luxury. 342
Lord Jones hits screens as new 'Troubleshooter'. 270
MAINCROP CARROTS THESE can now [...]. 144
Massive opportunities in emerging economies; The lift in the world economy is providing unrivalled opportunity for Midlands-based staff to work on major projects of a scale that we simply don't see here in the UK. Nigel Mason, managing partner of Rider Levett Bucknall, Birmingham and vice-chair of RICS in the West Midlands, explains where and how and why taking advantage is a must. 551
Media world gathers for charity lunch; POST PEOPLE COVERAGE: CALL GRACE FRANKLIN ON 0121 234 5955 OR EMAIL POST.PEOPLE@BIRMINGHAMPOST.NET. 277
Mediation is now first step before divorce; Letters. Letter to the editor 320
Medic's pioneering study of public health; Chris Upton looks at the work of a 19th century surgeon who researched the health of Birmingham's factory workers. 1017
Miliband's push for a 'Greater Birmingham'. 843
More heads roll in 'plebgate' fallout; Embattled Police Federation officials to step down. 586
More women left with only state pension; PERSONAL FINANCE. 338
Morrisons bounce back. 694
Moseley players sharing a landmark weekend... 826
Natural selection shows in city's office market; Activity is on the rise in the city office market. Charles Toogood looks at the major hubs of the future and those set to fall by the wayside. 942
New future for office block dormant for five years; Point North Waterfront. 340
New hires just the first of many. 227
New hub for city business district; COMMERCIAL PROPERTY. 303
New letting at business district site. 144
New lettings at popular Brownhills. 397
New library needs to get its house in order; Letters. Letter to the editor 1161
Oaks look mighty fine. 270
Office schemes in the running for a highly-prized accolade; Nurton Developments' Rupert Young toured the region as a British Council for Offices (BCO) judge, then chatted with Ian Halstead about the schemes on show. 1170
Open house in village. 119
Osborne's rabbit out of the hat is a game-changer for annuities. 833
Outspoken character is a fresh, vibrant voice after 400 years; THEATRE Director Jo Davies hopes The RSC's Roaring Girls season will encourage more writers to produce stronger roles for women in contemporary theatre, writes Catherine Vonledebur. 1510
Panacea starts first phase of PS25m Riverway development. 293
Park demand is exhausting high-quality regional stock. 667
Peer-to-peer lending - is it the next big thing in property? 987
Photography conference features industry experts. Conference news 151
PM: Enterprise bodies could see more funding. 531
Poverty groups hit out at call to ban 'buy one get one free'. 555
Property professionals at industrial report launch; POST PEOPLE COVERAGE: CALL GRACE FRANKLIN ON 0121 234 5955 OR EMAIL POST.PEOPLE@BIRMINGHAMPOST.NET. 121
PS125m deal will create 1,000 new homes in region; Major boost as recovery gathers pace EXCLUSIVE. 841
PS5m to create hundreds of jobs across the region; Post and Bournville College to hand out Regional Growth Fund cash. 653
Quick Progress for PS1.5m warehouse; COMMERCIAL PROPERTY. 392
Quiz of the Day. 175
Raise your cup to to the west coast; From independent coffee roasters to real ale craft breweries, a DIY drinking culture is exploding in America. Polly Weeks goes in search of beans and beer in Portland, Olympia and Seattle. 1143
Reasons to buy really stack up at Chimneys; Completely refurbished, this house combines character features and contemporary luxury, says Alison Jones. 771
Rebel MPs in motion to block HS2; Compensation also set to increase. 401
Rent arrears recovery -what does it mean for landlords? Q&A with David Clark, senior surveyor in DTZ's retail management team. 674
REVIEWS. 1169
REVIEWS. 793
RICS to create 100 jobs with new base. 275
Rock & Pop; CD RELEASES. 150
Room at the top for private space; This second floor duplex apartment in a Georgian house has period charm and its own garden on the roof, reports Alison Jones. 381
Sax star is still a smooth operator; Saxophonist Kenny G heads to Birmingham on his world tour. Michael Wood catches up with him. 883
School 'plot' claims stretch back 20 years. 239
School takeover plots, rumours and questions over new academies. 580
SEASIDE SHOP WITH A GOLDEN FUTURE. 186
Shortlisted offices suffer major damage in flood. 500
Sitting at desk 'is bad for health'. 351
Spacious Skoda still lives up to its name; TEST DRIVE Skoda has created a revamped roomy estate with its new Superb model, writes Edward Stephens. 590
Stores invited to create town 'bohemian quarter'. 159
style files. 159
STYLIST. 286
Success spurs architects into designs on expansion. 306
Take a gamble with lamb; With Easter around the corner, it's the perfect time to feast on succulent lamb - Ewe could try a tasty tagine, and chops aren't baa-d either, as chef Mark Sargeant tells Keeley Bolger. Recipe 1130
TENNIS WEEK. 428
The city's offices market is ready for take-off, says LSH. 782
The creation of Wragge & [...]. 128
The last pubs are still open, just don't tell head office... 397
The macs factor; Whether it's floral, striped, bright or classic beige, the high street is awash with coats for spring showers. By Dinah Turner. 219
The tip that is a top resort spot. 718
This Hammer horror is just too quiet; FILM REVIEW. 1159
Time to recognise female pioneers of our civic life. 1229
Together we have greater strength and influence; On April 1, four new combined authorities in the north of England were officially formed. Martin Guest, managing director of CBRE in Birmingham, said the West Midlands needs to stop squabbling and get its act together or risk being left behind. 788
TOP TEN. 234
Tough times ahead for the legal sector. 337
TRIED& TESTED. 235
Truth amid the trenches; As the centenary of the start of World War One approaches, Richard Edmonds reviews a biography of Wilfred Owen, one of the great war poets PROFILE. 994
TV anatomist launches city's year of science. 478
University challenge - catching the eye of prospective students; With universities having to develop new ways to attract undergraduates, David Johnson, account manager at fit out and refurbishment specialists Overbury, takes a look and what institutions are doing to stay ahead of the game. 787
Watchdog rules insurance firms act fairly. 293
We can't afford to fall for trap of demonising whole communities; BISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM. 919
WEEK AHEAD. 315
Welcome to a green and safe cuckoo land; Letters. Letter to the editor 131
WHAT TO DO THIS WEEK. 117
Who'll blink in deflation shoot-out? 361
Winners of city retail awards announced. Awards list 304
Wood adds a warmth to this Scandi style cottage; A Belbroughton bungalow has been stylishly updated with oak and cedar, writes Alison Jones. 439

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