Category: misc

He made a comment about a black security guard, Remember this, cult TV fans? I don’t remember seeing this in any nativity story, Will you welcome Tyson Fury to Birmingham?

Editor’s Note: The PR Who Loved Me. We have rules, you have to have rules or everything falls apart. But you can bend them… Despite our rules, we still get offers — a lot of offers: “Come to the opening …

Review to a Kill: The Resorts World Birmingham Is Not Enough Read More »

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Birmingham doesn’t have any of those picturesque wind turbines, but we bet a certain class back in Tolkien’s day would have been collecting to buy and close down Sarehole’s water mill  and move it to Hall Green. You see, the …

Tilting at Sarehole Mill? Read More »

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For ages New Street has been an embarrassment to Birmingham, just not giving the sort of welcome that a bustling european city of culture should. Yep, ever since they started putting a new shopping centre on top, where the car …

Let’s make a thank you film for Mr John Lewis! Read More »

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What a time to be alive. We are the second city to get one hour Amazon deliveries. But what can you do while you wait for your package? Here are a few ideas Wait for the Library of Birmingham to …

8 things to do whilst you wait for your 1 hour Amazon delivery Read More »

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Wes Mundell, our political editor, continues his #hyperlocal coverage of the 2015 General Election with this dispatch from Perry Barr… Round the grounds 2015 No. 2 — the election view in Perry Barr   PC predicts: Labour hold. And a close watch …

In Perry Barr you have two votes for Labour (possibly more) Read More »

There are too many negative satirical and cynical voices in Birmingham – join us to celebrate the wow, the positive, the top choices we’ve all made to be in the global city with the big heart of England! With all …

Paradise City – the best email newsletter in our Greater Birmingham! Read More »

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This week, Danny writes a eulogy for Birmingham’s last independent bookshop. Some things, like grotty flats, go with a bang: a big showy controlled demolition surrounded by smug men in yellow jackets who pretend that playing with explosives doesn’t give …

Danny Smith: Disappearing World Read More »

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  Dear (Greater) Manchester, Season’s greetings! And so happy to hear that your little administrative family has extended this year. We are too trying to build the brood, but despite a lot of temperature taking and effort all rounds the …

Birmingham’s Christmas round robin 2014 Read More »

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An enterprising young chap has just re-opened Dale End dog-hole Saramoons as a theme bar: The Peaky Blinder. Despite now being much less likely to have any real gangsters in, it seems to have been a popular move — but did …

Brum’s best TV-theme pubs Read More »

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