The story of a dead horse and the curse of St Andrews is told by Rick Coleman, Birmingham City FC’s tour guide.
Wheelie bins are coming to Hall Green, Hodge Hill and Yardley districts in the autumn on 2014. TNT News Team produced a video telling you all you need to know about the bins – and how to use them. For more information please visit www.birmingham.gov.uk/wheeliebins
75 years ago this month war broke out and thousands of children were evacuated from Birmingham to villages in the countryside. Here are a few memories of former Ladywood children about the events of August and September 1939.
BBC Midlands Today featured our WWI investigation into the story of former pilot and Oratory School pupil, Major Francis Fitzgerald Waldron. He was one of the first to land in France in August 1914.
The Chamberlain Gardens outdoor gym has proved to be really popular since it opened in May. TNT met Ladywood boxer, Craig Cunningham and he gave a few tips on how to use the equipment.
TNT reporters have been set a challenge to discover the story behind a number of plaques on the wall of the Oratory Church. They relate to former pupils of the school who gave their lives in World War 1. Later this month the TNT team will visit France and Belgium to discover more about Major…
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.