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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (January 15, 2015)

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'Free spirit' shop owner had taste for the unusual. 485
'It looks like Hogwarts...' Boy scout, 9, is youngest ever to lobby Parliament. 425
'Muslim city' pundit donates to hospital. 103
'Reprieve' as green belt wrangle delays housing. 664
? Every week, Birmingham Post brings readers the Chris Pennell Column, where the England full-back discusses life with his club side Worcester Warriors as well as the wider world of rugby. Column 419
100,000 sq ft of lettings at Monkspath. 233
2m 'will not get full state pension'. 269
A Bournville silver lining; VIEWPOINT. 250
A lovely lakeside. 573
A radical approach to housing includes the greenbelt; The Conservative Party believes freeing up brownfield land for development will help solve the housing crisis. But is it the panacea they claim it to be? Eleanor Deeley, a director in the national land and development team at the Birmingham office of CBRE, thinks not. 946
A sticky start to the year; For many cooks, January brings the smell of Seville orange marmalade bubbling away in the kitchen. Kate Whiting attempts to join the club - with varied results. 1282
Agents' fresh approach. 388
also showing... 652
Another glitzy F1 bash, but this time it's all in a good cause. 209
Apologies galore as digital lynch mob imposes rule. 938
Artists all dolled up for a day's work in the studio; The relationship between artists and mannequins stretches back hundreds of years. Richard Edmonds looks at a fascinating book exploring this dynamic. 2117
BBC still lacks commitment; Letters. Letter to the editor 215
Bennetts Hill office sold for PS2m. 182
Biotest (UK) moves to growing tech hub at Longbridge. 469
Birmingham doesn't always have to go for the bull's eye to win. 1223
Birmingham photo project chalks up epic success. 279
Birmingham Real Estate host event. 196
Blast the January blues with a red. 461
BOOK REVIEW; Football Cliches By Adam Hurrey (Sportsbookofthemonth.com price PS10, saving PS6 on rrp). 364
Bore: Solihull is 'logjam' to combined force. 275
Brickie crisis as building work soars. 181
Brum bounces back on the property gameboard of 2015; Everyone is saying it... 2015 is a mammoth year for Birmingham when it comes to development. Here, JLL runs through the key schemes for the year ahead. 1522
Business hub to help firms trade with Brazil. 359
Cadbury factory safe for 25 years under deal with owners; Bournville chocolate-making secured but 200 long-serving staff go EXCLUSIVE. 777
Campaign to boost city's independents; Independent shops, bars and restaurants are what set Birmingham apart from London, Manchester and every other UK town and city. Joe Schuppler tells Mary Griffin how a city-wide loyalty card is giving Birmingham's independents a boost. 1128
CD RELEASES. 483
Celebrating the importance of Magna Carta. 348
Chapel's transformation is sympathetically done; There is no mistaking Trinity House's original use, but the alterations still respect its heritage, says Alison Jones. 653
Charles takes the honours - and the champers; Overview by Will Ventham, director in the office agency team at CBRE, scrutinizes 2014's office take-up. 823
Chartered surveyors mark another successful year. 239
Christchurch acquires two industrial estates in Birmingham. 277
Christmas grotto owed PS875,000 after collapse; Llewelyn-Bowen's 'Magical Journey' described as 'appalling' by parents. 670
City accident blackspots to get 20mph speed limits. 440
City architects in running for square revamp. 314
City Impact Hub hits PS50k target; CREATIVE. 373
City in top 20 business destinations in Europe. 405
City's ahead of London as a great place to invest. 503
Clearwater deals top PS1.2 billion in busy year for firm; FINANCE. 262
COMPETITION RULES. 202
Could click-and-collect shore up struggling online deliveries? 790
Culling our squirrels is a grey area. Editorial 390
Cut out the 'yes men' in Parliament. Editorial 378
DAVID MYERS. 454
Debate over architecture is vital -- even if some of it grates. 1015
DIAMOND SHORT BREAKS. 784
DIAMOND SHORT BREAKS; READER OFFER. 785
Dinner events and tasting clubs to tempt you out; If you want to find out more about the food on your plate or the drink in your glass, these events should whet your appetite. From gourmet burger tastings to meet-the-producer dinners, take your pick of Birmingham's tasting clubs and dinners. 585
Discretion is part of freedom; Letters. Letter to the editor 167
Duplex should be in demand. 231
DVDs. 368
Eden & the Lost Gardens of Heligan[...]. 559
ESCORTED HOLIDAYS. 483
Exit strategy; VIEWPOINT. 111
Eye-catching Lexus a real smoth operator; Lexus's new luxury hybrid ticks all the right boxes. Edward Stephens reports. 629
Family-friendly addition to city dining scene. 248
Fantastic Value Holidays; TRAVEL OFFERS. 505
Farmhouse has had many uses over its long history; SHELSEY BEAUCHAMP - PS1,700,000 Timber is tops in this period property that enjoys an outlook over the Teme Valley, writes Alison Jones. 710
Firm loses appeal over four million cold calls. 340
Flying from an airport near you. 548
Flying from Birmingham; ESCORTED HOLIDAYS. 502
Four-storey semi has Edwardian elegance; SOLIHULL - PS699,950 There are many levels to this lovely house in Solihull, and all of them co-ordinated in shades of cream, green and white, writes Alison Jones. 295
Funding deal to aid expansion. 199
GADGETS; TO IMPROVE YOUR WI-FI. 372
Give police resources; Letters. Letter to the editor 195
Global star finally set to see the world; As she prepares for her first UK show in 35 years, Bette Midler talks to Andy Welch about treadmills, tour-induced tiredness and why, at the age of 69, she's suddenly caught the travel bug. 1136
Good and Freddie for anything in life; small screen. 805
Good year for JLR: Rising sales, more jobs and a new SUV. 595
Grange set a challenge to Darwin's big theory of evolution; Chris Upton looks at the history of Biddulph Grange and how one man reconciled geology and theology. 975
Ground breaking marks start of Eden Girls School in Coventry. 269
Gunmaker returns 90 years on; Historic Birmingham firm relaunched in famous quarter by descendants of founder. 802
Harrison Beale & Owen event a huge success. 213
He who pays the piper calls the tune; As Sky announces extension to broadcast deal, some counties are crying out for new schedule which will help boost their profile. 1045
Health services in region not getting fair funding share. 556
Heaven's a hellebore; The long winter days are forgotten when this handsome and hardy perennial has its deserved moment in the sun. 641
Holmes investigates: Incentive packages; Birmingham's very own property super sleuth, Theo Holmes from CBRE, dusts off his deerstalker and gets out his magnifying glass to investigate incentive packages for office space. 594
Horses are at home to roam in country court; This barn conversion comes with excellent facilities for equines - and their owners, says Alison Jones. 394
House has a vista that is worth coming back for; BISHOPS FROME - PS1,150,000 The outlook is as nice as the interior in The Hanburies, a handsome hillside home, reports Alison Jones. 466
How the creator of King Kong was a man of the Post. 847
I'm blessed to work as an actor and I'm learning to enjoy it more; Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington swaps fantasy for harsh reality in touching First World War movie Testament Of Youth. But, as he tells Keeley Bolger, change is something he's wholeheartedly embracing this year BIG screen. 790
Is the world ready for the Rover's return? Speculation is rife the once-proud Midland brand could return after its collapse 10 years ago. Enda Mullen talks to experts about whether it could ever happen. 1397
Islamic base given a year to prove it is no nuisance. 352
It's a Tarmac jungle out there; Letters. Letter to the editor 219
LATE BREAKS. 293
Library cuts are a threat to city's heart and history; Letters. Letter to the editor 750
Life advised over PS23m sale to Communisis. 188
Longbridge job hopes 'dashed by developers' Councillors: Emphasis on housing and shops will stifle new industry. 719
Madin offices set for rebirth; Building designed by renowned Central Library architect to become student quarters. 570
MBO firm is set to clinch NEC Group takeover. 335
Midlanders are slowest to move. 210
Midlands 'still snubbed' by BBC; Departure of top corporation boss from region sparks criticism over its commitment. 565
Money mummies are making a real impact. 630
More family pressure going on pension pots. 668
Movers and shakers at law firm's festive networking event. 240
MP criticises Beeb as interviews by-pass city. 474
MP proposes compulsory vote or 'active opt out'. 439
MPs: Give taxpayers HS2 vote; Opponents call for referendum over who should pay for the line. 648
New Aston Martin base is key to future models. 562
New director welcomed at Investec. 179
New event to promote typography. 192
New future for established PR firm after takeover deal. 393
New partner appointed at city office. 166
New project management team head for Rider Levett. 232
New senior partner for Deloitte in Midlands. 507
Oar inspiring; Emma Curry explores Norway's fjords by kayak. 802
One in five primary schools are overcrowded. 307
Out-of-town office market on the rise; COMMERCIAL PROPERTY. 461
Partner for accountants. 141
Partnership key for IT firm's plans. 203
Pickles' shadow looms ominously over city's beleaguered council chief. Editorial 934
Plastics firm gets green light to grow. 149
Polls' worrying message for the Midlands' Tories. Editorial 889
Pretty penny-savers; Feeling frugal after an indulgent December? Katie Wright reveals the insider tips, tricks and cheats you need to hunt down the best beauty discounts and trusted budget buys. 892
Private client and property team boost. 210
PS2m contract sees work returning from overseas; MANUFACTURING. 498
Quiz of the Day. 158
Reliving Rattle years; BBC Radio 3 is unwrapping old CBSO recordings. 878
REVIEW. 261
Rising trend in retirement expectations. 139
Simple ways to ward off the winter buyer blues; PROPERTYEXPERT Stripped of their festive decor, houses can appear cold. Simon Gerrard, of the National Association of Estate Agents, looks at how to make them more inviting to potential buyers. 475
SKIMMIA JAPONICA. 104
Small dietary changes can go a long way. 398
Smile please, you're making TV history; ITV took to the airwaves for the first time in 1955. Marion McMullen looks back at what was on the gogglebox six decades ago. 844
Sowing ideas for design trends in 2015. 330
Stand up for our rights; Letters. Letter to the editor 235
STATESIDE. 645
Store to go ahead as others bite dust INTESCO financial crisis. 234
Sweet holiday home Alabama; Richard McComb journeys across the Atlantic to visit the home of soul food and soul music. 1255
Takeover is secured by carpet firm. 159
Taking stick; FILM REVIEW DAMON SMITH. 502
Taking to the stage a labour of love for RSC pairings; As Love's Labour's Lost (Much Ado About Nothing) and Love's Labour'sWon continue at the RSC Catherine Vonledebur picks out the top 10 Beatrice/Benedicks and Rosaline/Berownes from the theatre's archives. 816
Talent and technology focus for finance houses. 1197
The glamourous life. 779
The Isle of Man[...]. 439
The shifting priorities of employers' targets for office space In a survey of the world's top office occupiers, CBRE found that workplace wellbeing was now more important to employers than saving on property costs. Martin Guest, managing director at the property consultancy's Birmingham office, examines the implications of these shifting priorities. 782
Time to flex our entrepreneurial muscle regardless of the election; What's there to look forward to in 2015? Rupert Young, development director at Birmingham-based Nurton Developments, tells us how he thinks the year is going to shape up. 1374
Tory MEP takes seat after death of Bradbourn. 321
Travel chaos: 'We warned you' Council insists city-wide road works were unavoidable as drivers face huge tailbacks. 533
Tributes to first female Lord Mayor of the city. 365
Tributes to former arts centre chief Sims after death aged 70. 343
tried & tested. 240
Twelve top property tips for a bumper year ahead. 1246
US visit sees firm seal several deals; LEGAL. 282
Use it or lose it... no vote means no voice for a whole generation; Poll campaign to target groups that aren't white, old or well-off. 980
Warning signs; VIEWPOINT. 105
We all need to lower our expectations for a while. 363
We're falling behind our major competitors in the productivity stakes. 911
WHAT TO DO THIS WEEK. 117
What's on the menu for foodies this year? Get your new calendars filled up now with this tasty menu of food and drink events coming to Birmingham this year. Mary Griffin reports. 1357
White hot winners and shock frocks. 495
Who will follow in this long line of great conductors? As CBSO principal conductor Andris Nelsons gets ready to depart, Christopher Morley finds out how the search for his successor is going. 1241
Who will go? ...a new twist on 'seniority', 'sin', or 'stash'. 1061
WILD (15) Starring: Reese Witherspoon. 755
Wolves in tribute to former chairman Sir Jack. 198
Wragger team advises on solar deals. 154

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