Legendary Olympian Ed Moses talks to The Birmingham Press during an event to mark the city’s part in London 2012.
Alex Crawford OBE will deliver a talk at Coventry University next month
This week’s attractions at the Bilston venue
Adding chemo to radiotherapy halves risk of dangerous cancer returning. Laurie Southgate reports Bladder cancer patients given low doses of chemotherapy combined with radiotherapy were nearly 50 per cent less likely to relapse with the most lethal form of the disease compared to patients given radiotherapy alone, a major Birmingham trial funded by Cancer…
Steve Beauchampé explores the ‘interests’ involved with the mayoral referendum.
Dave Woodhall on the return of a familiar face to Villa Park.
The Laughing Sole, returns to The Public on 2 May – headlined by Jamie Sutherland.
Coventry University Students’ Union will host The Community Games as part of the London 2012 celebrations,
Richard Lutz picks out the best movies on the box this week. I’ll kick off this column with a tribute to the 2010 film of the year: Meek’s Cutoff (Wed; Film4, 22.50). A group of tired and thirsty wagon train travelers are heading west in 1845. They may be lost or they may…
“I want to see the Nightingale once again become one of the biggest gay super clubs….”
“Unless we get a lot more answers and assurances I’ll be voting No on May 3rd.”
More new arrivals at two city centre venues.
Channel 4 political correspondent Michael Crick, raises further doubts as to the wording (or lack of) on the ballot paper
Truth or Dare explores issues around health and mental well-being for young people
Renowned Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden visits Wolverhampton
Three students from Birmingham City University are taking on a unique challenge
by Richard Lutz Banished to Scotland for a while, and thoughts turn to tv once I tire of haggis flavoured crisps, ‘interesting’ weather patterns and monomanic Old Firm sport coverage ITV’s local franchise STV, out of Glasgow, is an intriguing offer. Whenever I come north of the border, I notice it…
Amateur cooks are invited to submit their culinary creations to a Cake Baking Competition
easyJet has today announced that it will begin operating a year-round service between Belfast and Birmingham
Andy Munro comments on Blues’ midweek trip to Ipswich
Terry Wills reports on Albion’s week. “It’s a funny old game” is a term used by players, managers and supporters down the years, and one that bears close scrutiny. Following Albion’s current results I’m not about to disagree! The win against big spending Queens Park Rangers was a case in point. We didn’t play particularly…
Debra Davis announced as speaker at Mayoral Referendum debate
Ken Livingston: “It concentrates too much power in one person’s hands”
Local school teacher Vanwy Arif will be honoured as an ‘inspirational teacher’ at an event by Oxford University
Coming to the Kitchen Garden: Terry Pratchett writes that “Peter Knight can spin the world on his Bow”.
The Birmingham mayoral election battle has been rocked to its very foundations with exclusive news that Our Lord- aka The Eternal One- will run for the city’s top job, writes Howard Elston (OBE).
Sandwell Arts Trust celebrates success in the RoSPA Awards 2012
New bags and accessories store for Solihull’s Mell Square
Internationally acclaimed all-male Shakespeare company, Propeller, return to Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre with two new adaptations
And this week we’re gonna party like it’s, er, some time in the 1980s.