Birmingham celebrates The Queen’s Green Canopy campaign March 2022

Birmingham celebrates The Queen’s Green Canopy campaign March 2022 School children from Yenton Primary School, Erdington, helped by Commonwealth Games marathon hopeful Hayley Carruthers planted trees in Pype Hayes Park. This was part of the The Queen’s Green Canopy initiative which aims to green-up areas of the Commonwealth during the monarch’s Platinum Jubilee year. Latest

It’s Not Only Zebedee Who Boings Programme 8 June 2020

This special programme commemorates the 20th anniversary of West Bromwich Albion’s last win at Wembley. We meet Elliott Morris, the man who scored the winning goal in April 2000 when The Baggies won the Football League Youth Alliance Cup in a penalty shoot out against Scunthorpe United. Elliott was the goalkeeper! Other stories you may…

Doorstep History Programme 47 – May 2020

This month the country celebrated the 75th anniversary of  V E Day, the day World War II ended in Europe.The Coronavirus pandemic put paid to city wide celebrations and individual members of the Federation of Ex Servicemen’s Association held their own tributes- within the guidelines of ‘social distancing’ The events were overshadowed by the death…

It’s Not Only Zebedee Who Boings Programme – 4 January 2020

This month’s programme about West Bromwich Albion’s history features Jimmy Hagan’s 1964 car crash; the dog on the pitch in 1976 and the metro tram named after Cyrille Regis. We also return to Slovakia as Igor Balis celebrates his 50th birthday and we re-enact his goal at Bradford in 2002 which helped WBA to promotion…