News & Insights Archives

Rob Pollard of Lightbox Digital features on Chamber podcast

We’re always seeking new ways of raising the profile of our clients and placing them in front of new audiences. And with Rob Pollard, founder and CEO of Birmingham-based Lightbox Digital, having such a fascinating story to tell about entrepreneurship, business growth and the region’s digital sector, a podcast seemed a great solution. Our thanks […]

It’s here! Edwin Ellis Creative Media Client News, summer 2018

We just love seeing our clients make the headlines in print, online and broadcast. So, we had a brainwave; what if we published a magazine featuring ALL our clients in one neat little online publication. Ta dah… This is the first edition. It’s called Client News (does what it says on the tin) and it […]

Piece of Birmingham retail history uncovered during Midland Metro tram works

A lost piece of Birmingham’s retail history has been uncovered during construction work by the Midland Metro Alliance to extend the tramway to the west of Birmingham. Original Victorian roller shutters, which would have been used to provide security, have surfaced at a shop in Pinfold Street. The shutters were previously hidden by the shop front […]

Shirley BID five-year Business Plan makes the front page

It goes without saying we’re always happy to see an Edwin Ellis PR client make the front page. And such was the case for Shirley BID, the proposed Business Improvement District for the Stratford Road corridor, which featured on Page One of the Solihull News March 30 edition. What makes this piece of coverage particularly […]

Ambitious five-year Business Plan unveiled by Shirley BID

  An ambitious five-year Business Plan to help bring £550,000 of investment into Shirley town centre has been unveiled. The document has been drawn up by the proposed Business Improvement District (BID) for the Stratford Road corridor and developed through a year-long consultation process with more than 250 local businesses. A BID is a defined […]

Walk the Great Birmingham 10K to get healthy in 2018

  Sign-up figures have revealed more people than ever are choosing to walk the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k with its ‘Walking Wave’ growing in popularity. More than 8,000 participants of all abilities are expected to sign up for this year’s Great Birmingham 10K, on Sunday, May 6, and after 300 people walked the route in […]

Chinese New Year celebrations to bring colour to Colmore Business District

Colmore Business District will for the first time be at the heart of Birmingham’s Chinese New Year celebrations in 2018. The annual event, traditionally held in the Southside and Chinatown area, has grown in popularity and now features music, dance and displays across the city centre between Thursday, February 15, and Sunday, February 18. Colmore […]

First look at Colmore BID’s plans to revitalise Cornwall Street Birmingham

These digital images show how Cornwall Street in the heart of Birmingham’s Business District could look after Colmore BID’s plans to revitalise the street took a step forward. The BID’s £1.2 million proposal for a new-look Cornwall Street was given a boost when the Public Realm Board, made up of representatives from Birmingham City Council, […]

Edwin Ellis Creative Media commissioned to redesign national social care magazine

  We were asked to redesign Professional Social Work, the leading magazine for social care in the UK. The monthly glossy title, which is distributed across the country, is produced by an editorial team based in Birmingham on behalf of BASW, the British Association of Social Workers. Our brief was to give the magazine a […]

Birmingham-based Associated Architects unveils new identity and makes five appointments

Leading Birmingham architectural practice Associated Architects has unveiled a new identity and made five internal appointments as it approaches its 50th anniversary. The Mailbox-based practice was founded in 1968 by three tutors at the Birmingham School of Architecture and has been recognised with RIBA Awards for its work across the university, education, residential, arts and […]