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Welcome to Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Forum website! The Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Forum is the independent voice of the residents of the Jewellery Quarter, representing everyone and doing all we can to make the Quarter the best possible place to live. We want to keep you informed about life in the Quarter and to hear from […]

Getting the recipe right…

Did you know that the Jewellery Quarter has its own community market? Well if you didn’t, you do now! The Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Forum, as part of its activities, puts on the 24 Carrots market a few times a year. I should probably go back a step. Hi, I’m Jon, and I’m a Neighbourhood Forum […]

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The latest planning applications for the Quarter

The latest planning applications are in and there are a few juicy ones.  Click the planning application number links in the title and then click “view related documents” at the bottom: 2014/01487/PA Conversion to a mixed use building on Water St This looks to be a good example of what the JQ should do more […]

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Short Commutes and Long Runs

A little over ten years ago I was a hard core commuter. I was living in Northampton and driving the 100+ miles to London to work a 12 hour shift and then driving back. For one wintry shift cycle the heating in my car was broken so I would drive along wearing ski gloves and […]

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New planning applications – Albion Street

This year for the blogs we are putting up the significant planning applications to inform residents.  We won’t bother with the more minor things like replacement windows, BT boxes etc as the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) looks at these (of which the JQNF is a member), and residents can comment on these individually.  We […]

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City Council consultation: JQ Planning Forum

We’ve been asked by the city council to publish this information regards the recent application by the Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Planning Forum. Information about the application and details of how you can respond are below. The consultation is open until March 5th 2014. On the 30th December 2013 the Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Planning Forum formally applied to […]

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JQDT seeks new board members

The Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) – of which the JQNF is a member – is keen to attract four additional Directors to bring further diversity and experience to the Board and to help develop the Quarter as a destination to visit, and in which to live, work and learn. Successful applicants will attend four […]

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Ladywood Ward Committee | Mon 20 Jan | 7 – 9pm

Local residents are invited to: LADYWOOD WARD COMMITTEE (The Jewellery Quarter is in Ladywood Ward) Monday 20 January 2014 | 7- 9pm Ladywood Health & Community Centre St Vincent Street West, B16 8RP Main Items for Discussion – – The Greater Icknield Draft Masterplan, including the Icknield Port Loop – After 10 years, things are […]

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Does the JQ need another secondary school?

  Shortly before Christmas signs appeared on lampposts on Albion Street advertising the proposal to turn St George’s Court office building into a new secondary school; the fourth in the successful model of Perry Beeches. Perry Beeches II on Newhall St was and is warmly welcomed by Jewellery Quarter residents and businesses, and has an […]

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Blue Orange Theatre | News for the New Year

The Blue Orange Theatre announces classes and courses for the New Year: Classes include Introduction to Acting, Improvisation, and Performance Combat. For details visit: http://www.blueorangetheatre.co.uk/adultevening.htm Fri 10 &  Sat 11 Jan | Adult Bullying and its Consequences: Fact or Fiction? In Sept 2013 writers from across the country submitted scripts based on research in which members of […]

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Ladywood Ward Committee Meeting | Tue 10th Dec

Local residents are invited to attend the LADYWOOD WARD COMMITTEE Tuesday 10 December 2013 | 7- 9pm | The Oratory RC Primary School, Oliver Road, Ladywood B16 9ER Main Items for Discussion – 20 mph Speed Limit Consultation Ladywood Community Development Trust Chamberlain Gardens Park – ‘Early Win’ Summerfield Area of Restraint Policy The agenda can be viewed within […]

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