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Air India Dreamliner

Air India Dreamliner

Birmingham Airport is celebrating the recent arrival of Air India’s Boeing 787-8 ‘Dreamliner’, as the new service to Delhi and Amritsar gets underway. The new service now operates four times weekly each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving from Amritsar and Delhi into Birmingham at 1800 hours and departing to Delhi and Amritsar from Birmingham at 2130 hours. […]

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Kilimanjaro climb raises over £25,000 for Brain Tumour UK

Kilimanjaro climb raises over £25,000 for Brain Tumour UK

Enthusiastic supporters of Brain Tumour UK have raised more than £25,000 for the charity after completing a 6,000m climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. Having battled fatigue and a number of minor accidents en route, the nine friends from Solihull (left to right) Roy O’Grady, Ellie Burchell, Judy Foote, Tracey Dunn, Mark Pikering, Carol […]

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Birmingham rallies support for Sara Baker

Birmingham rallies support for Sara Baker

Sara Baker is facing a £50,000 medical bill after breaking her back in a terrifying snowboarding accident in Canada. Sara Baker was snowboarding in the 2010 Winter Olympics resort of Whistler, British Columbia, when the accident happened. Sara needed emergency hospital treatment after several vertebrae were crushed and her spinal cord was almost severed during the […]

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T.G.I. Friday’s shows that long service pays dividends

T.G.I. Friday’s shows that long service pays dividends

In 2008 an electrical fault sparked a fire at one of Birmingham’s most loved restaurants on the Hagley Road; T.G.I. Friday’s. Now, four years later The Birmingham Gazette caught up with manager Steve Ricketts in a refurbished and revitalised Friday’s. And despite the UK’s challenging financial climate, by all accounts business has never been better. […]

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A tailor made success with A Suit That Fits

A tailor made success with A Suit That Fits

Over the last 5 years there has been a renaissance in British Tailoring, and A Suit That Fits has played a major part in this silent revolution. Programmes like the Apprentice and today’s ever growing need to look the part in an increasingly competitive job market illustrate the importance of a good suit and the […]

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