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Old December 13th, 2012, 05:24 AM   #941
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Old December 13th, 2012, 10:49 AM   #942
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Old December 13th, 2012, 01:10 PM   #943
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It's a mini TARDIS
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Old December 13th, 2012, 05:56 PM   #944
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It looks as useful as that other MP - Mr Mahmood! But seriously, what is this image? MP Midlands Police from Peaky Blinders?
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Old December 13th, 2012, 06:30 PM   #945
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It looks as useful as that other MP - Mr Mahmood! But seriously, what is this image? MP Midlands Police from Peaky Blinders?
It's from the new police drama WPC56 I think?

And MP would be Metropolitan Police I would have thought.
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Old December 13th, 2012, 07:31 PM   #946
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Old December 15th, 2012, 02:08 AM   #947
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Old December 15th, 2012, 11:32 AM   #948
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Does any know of the ITV1 production which is based in the West Midlands called Job Lot?

I know it stars Russell Tovey. It centres around a busy job centre.

Is it based in Birmingham?
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Old December 18th, 2012, 08:54 PM   #949
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New commercial radio hub for Birmingham as stations move

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A new West Midlands radio hub will be created in Birmingham as the parent company behind Heart and Capital FM leaves its Broad Street base.

The UK’s biggest commercial radio business Global Radio, home to stations including Classic FM, Xfm, Choice and Gold, is to move its regional Heart and Capital operations to Eleven Brindleyplace from spring 2013, in a let secured by property developer Argent.

Global has taken the complete eighth floor of 8,555 sq ft on a 10 year lease to accommodate offices and broadcast studios.

Anita Wright, regional managing director, Global Radio, said: “It provides us with a workspace that’s fit for the future and keeps our stations right in the heart of the West Midlands.”

Global Radio will join occupiers including Capita Symonds, Friend LLP, Robert Walters, the West Midlands headquarters of the Institute of Directors, Hettle Andrews, Argent and Colliers International.

James Heather, partner at Argent, added: “Alongside the advantage of bringing together the whole team on one floor, there are also the added commercial benefits of the functionality and energy efficiency that can be offered from a modern, new-build building such as this.

“Eleven Brindleyplace is still the only new-build BREEAM Excellent building in Birmingham to offer Grade A space from 2,600 sq ft, perfect for occupiers with smaller floorplates in mind, and with our current diverse mix of occupiers demonstrates, we really can offer something for everyone.”

Argent was advised on the letting by GVA and GBR Phoenix Beard.



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Old December 18th, 2012, 08:59 PM   #950
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It's a bit of consolidation from where they are now as they are spread over three floors, with loads of empty space.
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Old December 18th, 2012, 10:15 PM   #951
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Midland Police M.P.

And lol Mark76, That's a communications box. They used to use them before the widespread advent of police radio control. The Police boxes (similar to the TARDIS) were used for the same purpose but had space for some equipment storage and a bit of room to have a break during their beat or even take witness statements. Obviously, these days they don't use them.
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Old December 24th, 2012, 09:53 AM   #952
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BBC Breakfast doing a live feature from The Great Western Arcade in Birmingham and the acknowledged how great it looked and didn't single Birmingham out about the economy in Birmingham.
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Old December 24th, 2012, 12:12 PM   #953
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I made sure last week I took a first time visitor through the Burlington Arcade, to Victoria Square then through Great Western. "Oh how beautiful Birmingham is, I never knew".

Give a first god impression of the city.
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Old December 25th, 2012, 04:03 PM   #954
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The Great Western Arcade is amazing. Be good if the style continued through the House of Frasier arcade. The one off union street is under stated, just needs some TLC and some small boutiques.
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Old December 26th, 2012, 02:46 PM   #955
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The Great Western Arcade is amazing. Be good if the style continued through the House of Frasier arcade. The one off union street is under stated, just needs some TLC and some small boutiques.
It is mostly empty but Candy is a recent addition which I think be the start of a turning point.
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Old December 28th, 2012, 07:06 AM   #956
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It is mostly empty but Candy is a recent addition which I think be the start of a turning point.
They were considering moving out of Birmingham completely when they closed down their GWA store but the council negotiated a deal for a new store in the City Arcade. And from what I've heard, it's doing really really well. They've just opened a second store in London which I believe is becoming their flagship store.
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Old December 28th, 2012, 01:41 PM   #957
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Does any know of the ITV1 production which is based in the West Midlands called Job Lot?

I know it stars Russell Tovey. It centres around a busy job centre.

Is it based in Birmingham?
http://www.bigtalkproductions.com/the-job-lot/:
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Old December 28th, 2012, 08:25 PM   #958
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Well it's an ITV 1 comedy so i'm already on edge.

I will safely assume that there will be some dreadful Southern take on the Brummie Accent.

Watched a bit of Nativity over the Christmas period, set in Coventry with a few mentions of Birmingham. Never knew that.
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Old December 28th, 2012, 08:28 PM   #959
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And so is Nativity 2


Not my cup of tea but good to see successful film production in the Midlands.

remarkable really since we gave the world Sex Lives of the Potato Men.
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Old December 28th, 2012, 09:58 PM   #960
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Debbie Isitt, the director of Nativity/Nativity 2 was born in Birmingham but now lives in Coventry. I think she made a film in Birmingham about 12 years ago, based on her own stage play...
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