from Richard Lutz There’s a great Hollywood story about the final shot in that John Wayne/John Ford classic The Quiet Man (Mon; Ch4, 12.45) . It goes like this: In the last scene, Wayne and his co-star Maureen O’Hara stand on top of a sunny knoll after all the Irish brawling, drinking and mayhem.…
Birmingham University’s Bramall Music Building under the spotlight.
The city centre’s prestige venues have released news of another series of attractions.
Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre has been named the Creative Apprentice Employer of the Year 2012.
This Saturday sees the opening of a new 18-hole mini-golf course in Birmingham’s Cannon Hill Park
International indie-rockers Art Brut to headline West Bromwich Easter festival.
A progress report on the saga of the Moseley Road Baths restoration.
A local band will be joining an exciting line-up for a new music festival heading to the West Midlands.
Our man in Parliament, Sir Howard Elston (DOA), who spends a lot of time at Greggs in his downtime, reports on a major political breakthrough for Dave Clegg and Nick Cameron. In a move that will split the country in half, the coalition has come up with a plan to stop the impending petrol strike…
Choc-tastic day of events including Easter egg hunt, face-painting, craft activities, bungee swing, land train and much much more!
A wide range of West Midlands professionals gathered in Birmingham last week
Terry wills on Albion’s defeat at home to Newcastle.
Terry Wills enjoys the latest production of Spamalot, at the New Alexandra Theatre
Students from Walsall College Interior Design Department will be exhibiting an intriguing and eye-opening, 3D structure, the Fantasy Hotel
David Cameron was ‘a bit busy’ and didn’t make it to The Commons yesterday to defend his party’s behaviour over the cash for access scandal. Richard Lutz has this to say: So, let me get it straight. The Conservatives get radical over allowing Prime Ministerial access for six figure sums. They get caught red handed…
Andy Munro offers his support to a controversial new Birmingham landmark.
Today we launch our campaign to back a Birmingham based medical charity that saves the lives of mothers around the world.
An invitation from the United Nations Association’s Birmingham branch
They serve more than food at Kings Heath’s Kitchen Garden Café.
The electronic age has certainly had a big impact on the traditional high street and none more so than in Coventry
Old, new, borrowers and blues
LibDem Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, visited Birmingham Airport last week
Families looking for outdoor fun over the Easter weekend should head to Martineau Gardens to take part in an Easter Egg Hunt.
Dave Woodhall wonders what’s happening inside the mind of Alex McLeish.
Andy Munro reports on Sunday’s game at St Andrews.
by Richard Lutz Let’s start at the bottom and, don’t fret, some people like bottoms. To put it more succinctly: what’s on the satchannel Syfy this week? Well, in one 24 hour burst, you have such classics as Princess of Mars (Wed; 3.00pm) Mongolian Death Worm (Wed; 23.00), and, the most intriguing, Sharktopus (Thurs; 04.00).…
Astride the A435 on the southern edge of Birmingham, Kings Heath could do with a make-over.
Andy Munro talks about Blues’ midweek defeat on the South Coast.
It was a night of boxing to remember at Wolverhampton Civic Hall. Dave Woodhall reports.
Results indicate that changes to local public transport have met with passenger approval.