Staffordshire news and blogs Thursday 18 January 2018
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Local news
Code Bootcamp demo day for techy Brummies attracts over 100 participants 

18 Jan 18

An app to schedule Facebook posts, a CV website to tackle youth unemployment and an online quiz game are only 3 of the projects developed by the code bootcampers.


Blog arts
Looking Back in Anger 

16 Jan 18

BONES Old Joint Stock, Birmingham, Tuesday 16 th January, 2018   Mark is a 19-year-old with a temper – to put it mildly – in this production by Gritty Theatre of Jane Upton’s one-hander.


Blog comment
Birmingham Home Care workers will be on strike on Saturday 20th January, with a rally from 12 – 2pm in Victoria Square 

14 Jan 18

Please support our 350 home care workers who are in dispute over redundancies and a new rota system.


News
“A sad day for all”: Readers react to staff cuts at Coventry school 

11 Jan 18

Redundancies are anticipated, and our readers have had their say…


News
300,000 missing out on unemployment benefits – are you entitled? 

2 Jan 18

The Resolution Foundation said huge numbers were not claiming unemployment benefits worth at least 73 a week…


News
Largest drop in people in work since May 2015 as unemployment falls 

22 Dec 17

Unemployment fell by 26,000 to 1.4 million, which is 182,000 lower than a year ago…


Events
All the Money in the World 

20 Dec 17

The story of the kidnapping of 16 year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.


Events
Finding Your Feet 

20 Dec 17

On the eve of retirement, a middle class, judgemental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives in an impoverished inner-city council estate.


Events
The Mercy 

20 Dec 17

Yachtsman Donald Crowhurst’s disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account of travelling the world alone by sea.


Events
Phantom Thread 

19 Dec 17

Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious love life is disrupted by Alma, a young, strong-willed woman who becomes his muse and lover.


News
More than 300 home carers vote to STRIKE over council job cuts threat 

19 Dec 17

Council carers vote overwhelmingly for industrial action over plans for 150 redundancies and shift changes…


Blog feature
Brexit creates record number of zero-hour jobs, claims Lichfield MP 

19 Dec 17

Lichfield member Michael Fabricant credited the Brexit effect with the creation of thousands of unpaid jobs after the number of “unemployed” within his Lichfield constituency fell to 0.9%.


Events
Journey’s End 

17 Dec 17

Journey’s End Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, Journey’s End is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young office Stanhope, variously awaiting their fate..


Events
The Disaster Artist 

17 Dec 17

When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.


Events
Darkest Hour 

17 Dec 17

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.


News
HS2 redundancy pay ‘shocking waste’ of taxpayer cash 

15 Dec 17

Overpayments totalling £1.76m were made to 94 people, a committee of MPs says.


News
£56 billion HS2 high speed rail project is at risk of ‘fraud and financial errors’ 

15 Dec 17

MPs warn of poor financial controls after HS2 Ltd handed over 1.76 in unauthorised redundancy payments…


News
Lichfield MP says drop in unemployment shows Brexit doom and gloom is unfounded 

13 Dec 17

Lichfield’s MP says unemployment figures show the economy is still strong despite claims of doom and gloom around Brexit.


Blog feature
Spotlight on Black Country Housing Group Click Start 

4 Dec 17

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Blog comment
UCU Academic Staff Protest, Birmingham City University,  Wed 6th December, 1-2pm, City Centre campus 

30 Nov 17

University and College Union PRESS RELEASE: After colleagues told they are no longer academics but ‘near-peer critical friends,’ facing a loss of academic jobs, salaries, freedoms and threats of redundancy at Birmingham City University.


Local news
How Birmingham’s #BrumBins Strike finally ended… 

29 Nov 17

Birmingham’s epic bin strike was finally declared over this week, with Unite claiming it as a ‘victory for common sense’.


News
Ninety per cent of Palmer & Harvey staff in Coventry made redundant a month before Christmas 

29 Nov 17

350 of the 400 staff who worked at the Coventry operation in Dolomite Avenue, Canley, have lost their jobs…


News
Thousands made redundant as Palmer & Harvey enters administration 

28 Nov 17

The firms Coventry operation is located in Dolomite Avenue, Canley…


News
Thousands made redundant as Palmer & Harvey enters administration 

28 Nov 17

The firms Coventry operation is located in Dolomite Avenue, Canley…


Events
Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri 

20 Nov 17

In this darkly comic drama, a mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder, when they fail to catch the culprit.