May’s meeting of the Civic Society had updates on Brierley Hill in Bloom and the Christmas Festival; established some targets to make a difference in the town centre and discussed planning applications in the area.
The new Flames of Bengal restaurant in Brierley Hill. Behind the frontage is a clean and well laid out restaurant A new restaurant Flames of Bengal opened in Brierley Hill on 12th August. It is located at the south end of the High Street near to the Catholic Church and occupying the former premises of […]
Top class Brockmoor Italian restaurant Il Michelangelo is a good illustration of an entrepreneur meeting need in an under served market and illustrates how Brierley Hill can attract quality investment. Perceptions need to change.
I heard on the Brierley Hill grapevine yesterday that Greggs is to pull out of the Moor Centre, and that Superdrug are considering a move too. Coming after the Post Office withdrew and Boots announced its intention to relocate, the future of the Moor Centre appears uncertain.
The former Higgs offices in Brierley Hill, on the corner of High Street and Pearson Street, is being converted into flats with retail outlets underneath. 28 flats are being created. The building was built in the early sixties on the site of what had been The Odeon cinema in Brierley Hill.
12-15 jobs will be created when PureGym opens a brand new gym in Brierley Hill on the site of the former Fitness First facility in Level Street. The new facility will part of a £37 million expansion project. PureGym currently has 43 gyms open across the UK with 22 additional gyms planned to opening in […]
Curries and pizzas may be staple takeaway dishes – but you can now get roast dinners with all the trimmings delivered to your door thanks to a new culinary venture in the Black Country. Ring4Roast has been set up by friends Rachael Smith and Sarah Cummons in their bid to save people the mess and […]
A survey of shoppers and residents in Brierley Hill has revealed that there is a great affection for the town, but people feel that there is still work to be done to make improvements. Addressing a meeting of Brierley Hill Town Centre Partnership, on Tuesday 24th May, Shona Gilsenan, a volunteer with the Artspace and […]
A £100million project to launch a tram-train line taking commuters across the Black Country will be in place by 2014 if plans unveiled in detail today are approved. The move is expected to create hundreds of jobs. Hybrid tram-trains, capable of travelling along both light and heavy rail tracks, would run along a defunct freight […]
Following a review of the one way system along Mill Street from Venture Way to the town centre, the ‘no entry’ signs are being removed. Motorists were confused that they were allowed into the first few metres of Mill Street from this junction, but then had to turn into the car park when the road […]