Pupils from Oratory School worked with Trees for Life to plant eight new trees on Chamberlain Gardens. December 2014
Residents and friends of the St Mark’s estate near the National Indoor Arena held a community event at which around 200 bags of rubbish and litter were collected.
So far 2014 has been really wet and mild. This time last year we were experiencing freezing conditions. TNT moved to a new studio in an igloo! It was a state of the art purpose built new studio erected in the grounds of Oratory School! Remember this?
The story of suffragettes in Birmingham and their role in seeking the Vote for women is being told in a new film made by local historians and schoolchildren, supported by the HLF. The story of suffragettes in Birmingham and their role in seeking the Vote for women is being told in a new film made […]
Brindleyplace was the venue for the annual Dragonboat racing festival, held on Saturday 22 June 2013. Organisers hope to raise over £40,000 for charity. TNT soaked up the action!
Generation Ladywood is a major musical project which was held at Symphony Hall in June 2013. The choirs and musicians from ten local primary schools took part in the event which raised the profile of schools in the area and helped foster links between the schools and Town Halll/Symphony Hall. This is a five minute […]
Diana, The Princess of Wales, officially re-opened Victoria Square in May 1993. It was the end of a major redevelopment of the area that TNT followed from the start. We filmed the construction of the ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’, the renovation of the statue of Queen Victoria and look out for a dog called.Ebony. 20 […]
At the Middle Earth Weekend TNT caught up with Shaun Gunner, chairman of the Tolkien Society, and asked him about the appeal of the fantasy author, J R R Tolkien. May 2013
Stan’s Cafe, a Birmingham based theatre company has devised a brilliant way of bringing statistics to life … using grains of rice! Lola and Emily went to investigate at their exhibition which was held recently in a new office block at Snow Hill.
The last items of coffin furniture fittings and machinery have been removed from the former Newman Bros. Coffin Furniture makers premises on Fleet Street, Ladywood. Now in store they’ll be returned once a major restoration work of the building has been completed. TNT went along to help pack the last few items and to find […]
A huge May Procession was held at Oratory Church on Sunday 5 May 2013. TNT presenter Mina Nixon had the honour of being the May Queen and she was in the procession that toured the streets of a sunny Ladywood.
Twenty five years ago on 30 April 1988,the Queen Mother visited Birmingham to plant a tree and open an extension at the Botanical Gardens. TNT, then called Ladywood School News, filmed the event. Now a quarter of a century later TNT has returned to see if the tree, just like TNT, has taken root and […]
The new concourse has opened at New Street Station and everyone seems to think it is a vast improvement on the old station. If you’re impressed by it then you’ll certainly be impressed by the station that opened at Liege, Belgium in 2009. It was designed by an architect called Santiago Calatrava.