Bluenosed Andy Munro gets that Lou Reed feeling.
Villa got a vital three points on Saturday. Dave Woodhall can see blue skies ahead in more ways than one
Brendan King is a very happy Wolves fan this weekend as his team climb out of the bottom three in front of a record crowd.
The Public ask people of the Black Country to photograph themselves at work The Public in West Bromwich are mounting a major exhibition of industrial photography and are currently inviting local people to send in photographs of themselves or their workmates at their place of work. In the Best Light, which runs for free from…
Work is already well underway for the 2011 UK census
By our defence reporter Howard ‘Ace’ Elston A top secret report from Whitehall has signalled a new way to stop selling arms to despotic regimes, such as Libya, but guarantee defence jobs back here in the UK. Westminster mandarins have developed a plan, codenamed Operation Killjoy, which will protect the future for employees who make…
Birmingham Town Hall have announced more ground-breaking and unique shows for next month. Lyle Bignon explains….
Plans for the long-term regeneration of some of Birmingham’s most deprived areas have been put out to public consultation.
Richard Lutz watches both versions of a classic western
With half-term upon us Dave Woodhall has been given some money and two children on loan, and told to enjoy himself at the cinema. With a 3D cartoon bear.
Terry Wills gives us his views on what’s happening at the Albion
Birmingham-based Theatre Company bringing a series of gripping Victorian capers to venues across Birmingham this Spring
Listings for The Public for Friday 25 February to Thursday 10 March 2011
Martin Longley spends three consecutive nights immersing himself in US roots music…
The Government has replied to a petition which gained over 22,00 signatures…..
Since it opened in 1976 the NEC has proved to be one of the Midlands’ biggest income generators. Yet as Bernie Jackson reports, most of its work still goes unseen.
Dave Woodhall looks back at yet another local derby spolit by crowd trouble and wonders why such problems won’t go away.
Julie Walters might have a rival to her crown, if new evidence is anything to go by. Dave Woodhall investigates.
Some reviewers have failed to warm to Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella. Terry Wills, though, loved it.
Department store chain John Lewis are to open a new branch as part of the Birmingham New Street re-development.
By Richard Lutz The day Robin Cook died on a Highlands mountain, I was in Scotland too on the hills. I was lying on a hotel bed and saw it on the tv. I yelled over to my friend- we had just clambered over a bunch of mountains and were dog tired- and said: ‘I…
It’s not exactly the good, the bad and the ugly at the Robin2 this week, but it’s definitely interesting.
Andy Munro intends to travel hopefully to Wembley on Sunday, and arrive.
Steve Beauchampé enquires about the Prime Minister’s health
The Fair Trade Association Birmingham (FAB) is planning to host a series of events and activities to promote Birmingham as the leading fair trade city of the world.
The Public in West Bromwich are inviting members of The Public to ‘Come and Play’ in their new interactive piece of art on the ground floor of the building.
Matthew Bourne likes to take old fashioned ballets and operas, rip them from their moorings and fling them into new settings. Richard Lutz reviews Cinderella.
Birmingham’s reputation as one of the country’s most prestigious gastronomic centres has, ironically, helped force the scrapping of its most-high profile food event.
Artist Doug Jones invites you to meet the Brotherhood of the Saints, at mac this March
Another Scoop by our unflagging reporter Howard Elston The Coalition government is to sell off Birmingham in its latest gambit to save UK cash, I can reveal. New top secret documents forwarded to me at The Birmingham Press newsroom show that the Prime Minister, his Chancellor George Osborn and the Liberal democrat other guy say…