Dave Woodhall touches on the biggest footballing topic of the weekend.
No jokes about unforeseen circumstances, please.
Martin Mullaney reports that Sarehole Mill should, hopefully, be a genuine flour mill in time to cash in on its links with JRR Tolkien
The Co-operative Party – Birmingham Branch – cordially invites you to join them for a debate
Andy Munro gets all alliterative at St Andrews.
A good week for setting the record button, putting the feet up and catching some movies on the small screen, says Richard Lutz. Let’s kick off with today (Sunday) and I have to repeat that last year’s best film Winter’s Bone (Sun; Sky Arts1, 22.00 and other times) is the one to catch. It’s about…
On 20th March 2012 Paganel Archives will be launched with Heritage Lottery Support.
Martin Longley has made a pronouncement to the effect that The Allen Room boasts the best view from a New York City venue. It also plays host to some pretty hot music…
Press release from the organisers of The Best of Britain & Ireland exhibition at the NEC, held this week.
This Saturday sees the Symphony Hall performance of EQUINOX- a rare celebration of the rich depth of this region’s cultural heritage.
Andy Munro thinks the unthinkable.
The full line-up for the one of Britain’s top new festivals has been announced.
Steve Beauchampé writes an unexpected concert review. No press ticket involved, just decided to go a few hours before the show,
The general manager of a top Solihull hotel is urging the borough against “NEC complacency” and to do more to attract visitors in the run-up to the Olympics.
Two wards closed at Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, due to Norovirus
Three prestigious Coventry attractions have joined together for the first time to promote the city to the group travel trade.
Birmingham FoE is hosting an event which takes people’s opinions and directs them into a discussion on action for a sustainable future which works for everyone.
With MIPIM 2012 now over, civic and business leaders from across the city are unanimous about the success of this year’s event.
Visit Birmingham will be positioning the city as an unrivalled visitor destination at influential travel trade exhibitions this March
Alan Clawley just wants clarity. But can he get it?
Terry Wills on two trips up the M6 for the Albion.
Trustees at Bryntysilio outdoor education centre are pleading with Walsall council chiefs to pay their ‘fair share’ towards repairs and prevent unwanted legal action.
One of the oldest trees in Moseley Bog nature reserve has to be felled next week.
A critic once famously said Waiting for Godot is about ‘nothing happening…twice’
The Birmingham Press will have a new look very soon.
On 17 March 2012, Sandwell Irish Society will be hosting a special St Patrick’s Celebration Day at West Bromwich arts centre, The Public.
With scores of local paper titles disappearing and local radio stations increasingly becoming franchises of super brands, it’s been looking like the end of genuine local journalism for some time.
The New York saxophonist Tim Berne is playing in London on Wednesday and Thursday. Martin Longley interviewed him in a Brooklyn bar…
Only a third the way into the Nanci Griffith set in Birmingham, and she announces she is ill and leaves the stage….
by Richard Lutz Screengrab opens this week with a five star heads up for Cool Hand Luke (TCM; Thurs, 11.20pm) Now, here’s a film that really changed things. It was a 1960’s story about rebellion – but not in the counter culture/long hair/smoking pot kind of way. It was the slowburn truculence of Paul…