Jewellery Quarter

Joining the JQNF Adopt a Canal

August 6, 2018 Gareth

The JQNF is adopting the Farmers Bridge flight of locks, most of which run through the JQ. This month I was happy to join them weeding and lock painting. The Canal & River Trust supplied the […]

Jewellery Quarter

We’re Still Here – Jewellery Makers

July 12, 2018 Gareth

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter had over 30,000 makers in the jewellery and watch trade. Today, just a few hundred remain – at @argenteagallery with @StruthersWatch exploring their stories – on until 22nd July #jq #JQFestival #sohoandjq […]

Health

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

May 10, 2018 Gareth

Run by the Mental Health Foundation – this Mental Health Awareness Week, 14-20 May 2018, looks at stress and how to cope with it. For many people the stresses of life can become difficult to […]

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Europe Day 2018

May 9, 2018 Gareth

Today is Europe Day, which marks the anniversary of Schuman Declaration. It celebrates, along with peace and unity – the value of our fundamental rights: equality, non-discrimination, inclusion, human dignity, freedom and democracy #EuropeanUnion #europeday […]

Community

Safer Communities

May 1, 2018 Gareth

Gareth Hardy and Richard Maxwell will fight for safer communities and properly funded police services. Be the difference on May 3rd – vote for the Liberal Democrat candidates in Soho and Jewellery Quarter #sohoandjq #jewelleryquarter […]

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Community Litterpick

April 23, 2018 Gareth

As the weather was nice this weekend, we took the opportunity to organise a community litter-pick. As residents of Southwest Soho (Pitsford and Crabtree) have complained about the council not picking up litter previously, we […]