Hannah went on the Birmingham Big Buz for an interesting trip around our city.
The Wonderful World of Trains & Planes is a new tourist attraction in the Jewellery Quarter. Peter Smith is the man who set it up and Declan and Shannon went to meet him. They even helped to set up some of the exhibitions and displays!
The mother of murdered Ladywood school girl Christina Edkins has unveiled a knife amnesty bin at Five Ways.
Youngsters from all over the country are becoming addicted to the latest craze: Loom Bands. Pupils at Oratory R C Primary School, Birmingham explain how to make the colourful fashion item that is sure to impress!
You may not be too keen to watch the action from England’s World Cup games, but these highlights from TNT News will make even the saddest England fan smile!
If you’ve been in the city centre recently I’m sure you’ve noticed the major roadworks along Corporation Street. The work is in connection with the Metro tram extension from Snow Hill to New Street Station. Hannah has been to see what is happening and take a peek into the future.
The World Cup is underway. here’s a chance to relive the highs and lows, well lows and lows actually, of World Cup 2006, as seen in this dramatic reconstruction, filmed at the Stadio de Oratory in, er, Ladywood.
Den Brotheridge of Smethwick was the first British soldier killed as forces attacked Pegasus Bridge on D Day. TNT visited the scene to find out what happened and spoke to Madame Arlette Gondree. She was a child who lived near the bridge at the time. We also visited the nearby churchyard at Benouville.
70 Years after the D Day landings and the troops who gave their lives are still remembered in cemeteries across northern France. TNT discovered a number of Brummies are commemorated at Ranville.
70 years ago this month thousands of troops stormed the beaches of northern France to begin the invasion which eventually led to the end of World War II. TNT visited one of the historic beaches, known as Gold Beach, at Arromanches, and discovered the remains of a temporary harbour can still be seen today.
The Queen’s Relay Baton passed through Birmingham on its way to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. TNT News caught up with former swimming champion Adam Ruckwood, the man who carried the baton, and we also spoke to the Lord Mayor of Birmingham.
This is the second in our series ‘AJ Meets’. Ajwannie visited the Coffin Works on Fleet Street and spoke to Suzanne Carter and Sarah Hayes. They are busy getting the building ready for a grand opening in September. This will be Birmingham’s latest visitor attraction, centred around a works where metal attachments such as crosses…
Vaisakhi is the holiest day in the Sikh faith calendar. A special ceremony was held and TNT caught up with the celebration on Soho Road. April 2014
25 years ago at Easter 1989 the Queen visited St Philip’s Cathedral on Colmore Row to distribute the Maundy Money. This is special coinage which the monarch distributes to retired people in recognition of their service to the church. Ladywood School News (now TNT News) compiled this special report.
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.
TNT has obtained an exclusive interview with Rob Groves, he’s one of the men behind plans to redevelop the area around the old central library. After seeing this report anyone old enough to remember the late 1960s may start singing the hit song ‘If Paradise is half as nice (as it is planned)’ and from…
The city council is encouraging people to get fit and help reduce traffic congestion by cycling to work along roads, paths and canal towpaths. TNT reporters got on their bikes and met Councillor James Mackay (he’s the council’s ‘spokesman’) on the canal off Sheepcote Street.
There was a lot of TNT in the air when a block of flats on Icknield Port Road was demolished. This is now the site of Summerfield Police Station. This is what happened ten years ago in February 2004 when Flint Tower was blown down.
In some parts of the country January was the wettest month on record and we have the wettest weather presenter ever!
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?