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BID manager Melanie Palmer

New BID manager will make every levy count

Just five weeks into the job, Melanie Palmer is already implementing a face-to-face survey for all 468 members

Birmingham store "no threat" to phenomenal success of John Lewis Solihull

JOHN Lewis MD Andy Street has assured local business leaders that the new flagship Birmingham store will be no threat to the “phenomenal success” of Solihull.

Andy Street, MD of John Lewis, to address Solihull BID

Andy Street, Chair of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP and managing director of John Lewis, is to address Solihull town centre businesses in a breakfast event hosted by Solihull Business Improvement District (BID)

Solihull BID launch gateway campaign to promote the town

SOLIHULL BID are launching a £60,000 gateway advertising campaign at the NEC and Birmingham Airport, to promote the town centre to millions.

Jasper Carrott to headline Solihull Comedy Festival Lolihull

JASPER Carrott will headline Solihull’s new comedy and literature festival, announced by the borough’s Business Improvement District.

Solihull bucks the national trend

Solihull Business Improvement District has responded to reports of a rise in vacant shops on Britain’s high streets with the positive news that Solihull town centre is seeing the opposite occur

Taste of Solihull event set to tingle tastebuds

ARE your taste buds tingling yet? The three-day ‘A Taste of Solihull’ event kicks off in Mell Square next month.

Festival gives a taste of the whole world on your doorstep

VISITORS to Solihull will be in for a tasty treat this October as a week-long celebration by many of the town’s cafes, restaurants, food shops and bars creates a festival atmosphere, helping to increase footfall to the town at this tough time for the high street.

BID group starts director search

THE hunt is on for a new director of the Solihull Town Centre Business Improvement District after a Dorridge man recently appointed to the role left to pursue other interests.


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