Soldiers Given Key Of The City

230 soldiers representing five Regiments of the army were in Victoria Square to receive the Freedom of the City. It was Birmingham’s way of saying thank you to them for the work they do in this country and overseas. We interviewed the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Anita Ward, and her son Lance Sergeant Vince Hockley. He was badly […]

TNT News Olympic Report – February 2012

In the build up to the 2012 Olympic Games Birmingham will welcome the track and field teams from the USA and Jamaica. In this, our first Olympic Report, we meet the US team coaches as they visit their adopted home at the Alexander Stadium and find our why the council wanted to attract them to […]

Death Of Father Gregory

We are sad to report the death of Father Gregory of the Oratory Church. This report contains an extract from an interview conducted in 2009 and there are tributes from a number of parishioners.

Industry In Ladywood In World War I

Ladywood has always been known as an industrial area. Large factories employed thousands of workers. During World War I many women took up employment in the factories helping to manufacture items that were vital for the War Effort. Belliss & Morcom made steam compressors and munitions, whilst other companies like Bulpitt & Sons, which made […]

Exclusive Report : the Papal Visit To Birmingham

This special programme celebrates the Pope’s visit to Birmingham in September 2010. There are exclusive features on the life and work of Cardinal John Henry Newman. The eight minute programme includes photographs and film submitted by TNT viewers, and together with TNT film, it provides a unique flavour of a once in a life time […]

World Exclusive Interview with Iraq VC winner Johnson Beharry

TNT has been lucky enough to meet Johnson Beharry VC who won his award for two outstanding acts of bravery whilst in Iraq. In this ten minute TNT News Special Report Johnson tells his remarkable story. A reporter on the national Afro Caribbean newspaper ‘The Voice’ saw extracts of the interview with Johnson Beharry VC […]

Cardinal Newman Miracle Man Jack Sullivan Visits Oratory

Deacon Jack Sullivan from Boston USA, who was cured of a crippling spinal disease after praying to Cardinal Newman, founder of the Oratory Church, visited Ladywood on 11 November 2009. In an exclusive interview with TNT he told how the Vatican earlier this year approved the cure as a miracle and Newman is likely to […]

The key points of Key Hill Cemetery Heritage Open Day

This was held on the weekend of 12-13 September 2009. The Lord Mayor, Cllr Wilkes unveiled a restored memorial to the Tangye family. The Tangyes were manufacturers in Birmingham and they made a name for themselves all over the world. The steamship Great Eastern was launched with the help of hydraulic jacks made by the […]

Ed Miliband Minister for Climate Change visits Ladywood

Ed Miliband MP for Climate Change visited the Summerfield Eco village. We do not often get government ministers in Ladywood so TNT was determined to be there. We managed to get an exclusive interview with him. He seemed really keen in what he was talking about and was interested in what we do at TNT […]

Fromelles, Northern France: World War I Mass Graves Revealed

Experts have revealed, during a major archaeological dig, that the remains of around 300 World War I soldiers are likely to be discovered at Fromelles in northern France. The remains of a number of bodies have already been discovered and various artefacts uncovered and identified. Most of the bodies are likely to be Australian and […]