By Richard Lutz Watching Vince Cable prat and twirl about on the dance floor on the Xmas tv made me realise that his current swoops and dips really are on a par with what he had to say about the Tories and the coalition. It’s all entertainment. It couldn’t have happened to a lovelier two…
Proposed new legislation, which will change the way planning applications are considered, will hopefully allow communities a greater say in how their high streets are redeveloped.
Willie Walsh has sent an apology…… “We know how important it is for our customers to be with their friends or family at this time of year and please be assured that we will do everything possible to help them.”
Our brains are now overwhelmed by a big old fashioned white out. We think snow, dream snow and live snow.
The results of the consultation on the use of CCTV in Moseley are now available. Councillor Mullaney has the update.
Back on The Stirrer all that time ago someone said that if the Sweeney was ever remade Digbeth is the only place in Birmingham it could be filmed. Cobbled streets, viaducts, scrapyards – they’re all (still) there.
This Christmas, Birmingham’s first and only registered organic butcher is throwing a charity hog roast outside his shop.
Winter comes but once a year, yet here in Britain its arrival always seems to surprise us.
“The X Factor is over for another year – but the sniping goes on.” writes The X Factor’s top, number 1, biggest, greatest fan of all time, Ros Dodd
Two financial stories that are guaranteed to have your brains explode through your forehead… Richard Lutz is not impressed.
Birmingham Council has made its decision on how to chop back the city’s arts world.
Martin Longley traverses the Manhattan/Brooklyn border, in search of Frank Zappa, Fred Frith, Jim Hall and Jonathan Richman
Alain De Botton spent a week in Heathrow and Chris Mullin MP spent a bit longer in Parliament. Andy Goff thoroughly recommends their diaries.
Oh, for those far-off halcyon days of the early 21st century, when December newspapers were full of stories about entire streets of houses done up like, well, like Christmas trees.
Safer Birmingham Partnership, a joint partnership between West Midlands Police, Birmingham City Council and other leading public and voluntary sector agencies, is leading the way in the UK’s fight against gun-related crime.
Dave Woodhall waxes lyrical about one of Birmingham’s great little venues, The Actress and Bishop
Even during these challenging times, NYC is still awash with enlarged jazz combos, as Martin Longley reports from Manhattan…
IMI, a Birmingham based engineering group has teamed up with a Chinese firm in a trade-boosting deal.
A secret document reveals how Birmingham City Council wants to cut back arts funding so that it slashes its grants by 18% in three years’ time.
The bedeviled plan to shut down Moseley’s Wake Green Surgery and move it to the former Meteor Ford site may inch forward this week.
I just want to get something straight. The Sunday Times and Panorama- two places where big stories get revealed- allege that some of the FIFA lot are money grubbing crooks.
A Twitter campaign started by the Wildlife Trust is helping save birds across the whole UK in the freezing weather.