Alan Clawley has spotted that plans for the redevelopment of Birmingham’s Paradise Circus seem to be lacking something.
Laurence Inman has body-image issues but, in his quest for the Thin Man, he might have found the answer with a new invention.
Birmingham attracted an additional 740,000 visitors last year according to new figures. Visitor numbers rose to 33.5m in 2011, up from 32.8m in 2010. The overall value of the city’s visitor economy is now £4.9bn.
Chiara Fiorillo is a young student who lives in a small village near Caserta. She dreams of becoming a journalist and we are happy to help her on the way by publishing this and some of her photos she kindly sent.
Paul Samuels was always a big fan of YYN’s twangy guitar, skinny rib psychedelia and excellent lyrics. Here, he reviews one of their recent gigs.
Terry Wills looks forward to another season at the Hawthorns.