AnchorCert Academy Launch New e-Learning Courses

AnchorCert Academy, a division of the AnchorCert Group, have announced the launch of their new online learning platform, specially designed to provide a range of courses that support those working within the jewellery, watch, gemstone, and precious metal industries. AnchorCert Academy currently run a range of one-day intensive…

Local News & Business Profiles

JQBID – First BID in the UK to Adopt a Station

LR: Gaynor Steele (Garden Design), Steve Lovell (Communications and Marketing Manager, JQBID), Fay Easton (Stakeholder and Community, WM Railway), Luke Crane (Exec. Director, JQBID) A new community group…

CLEAN AIR ZONE – The Jewellery Quarter Electric Vehicle Charging Points

Following our report in last month’s magazine on The Clean Air Zone, we received many enquiries from readers about adequate provision of charging points for electric vehicles and, of course, the necessary…

Consultation on Perry Barr Highways Scheme

A programme of highway infrastructure improvements to open up the heart of Perry Barr and support the regeneration of the wider area is set to go out to public consultation. The £27.1…

Eventmasters Choose Prostate Cancer UK as Charity of the Year

L to R: Denise Sheasby (Managing Director) and Mark Sheasby of Eventmasters with Tracey Pritchard Executive Director of Engagement Prostate UK. Prostate Cancer UK is the latest charity…

Local Jewellery Trade News

Hockley Mint Announce Change of Opening Hours

Hockley Mint have announced a change of opening hours from April 2019. This change is because a large number of…

New Building for University’s School of Jewellery

Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery is set to expand, following a new building acquisition in the city’s St Paul’s…

Cooksongold Launches Revamped Store

Cooksongold, the UK’s largest jewellery making supplier, is celebrating 100 years of being at the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.…

People

Dr Timothy Schroder – Prime Warden of the Goldsmiths’ Company for a Second Term

Timothy Schroder, Prime Warden (2019-20) photo Judy Skupny. The Goldsmiths’ Company is pleased to announce that Dr Timothy Schroder…

Gary Wroe – Appointed New BAO Warden

Birmingham Assay Office is pleased to announce the appointment of a new trade Warden, Gary Wroe, Managing Director of Hockley Mint, following the…

OBITUARY – Former BATF President, John Todd

John Todd (Centre) It is with great sadness that we report that former BATF President, John Todd, passed away…

Training & Education

AnchorCert Academy Launch New e-Learning Courses

AnchorCert Academy, a division of the AnchorCert Group, have announced the launch of their new…

Benevolent Society Launch Fuller Foundation

The Benevolent Society, the charity of the British Allied Trades Federation (BATF), is pleased to…

Applications Now Open:

If you would like to join the School of Jewellery Artist in Residence scheme, applications…

Art & Lifestyle

Local Artist Becomes President of RBSA

Birmingham artist Wayne Attwood has been elected President of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists,…

Entertainment

Imagination Star to Play The Jam House

Leee John, the driving force of the band Imagination, will be playing Birmingham’s Jam House on Thursday 6th June 2019, as part…

Food & Drinks

Under the Arches – Arch13 – First Birthday

‘May 10th 2019 marked the day that our little bar under the Arches turned one year old. (Arch 13). Of course, as…