Statue Plans For Former West Bromwich Albion Players

A model has been unveiled of a statue to three former West Bromwich Albion players who were role models for black players in the late 1970s. Cyrille Regis, Laurie Cunningham and Brendon Batson became known as ‘The Three Degrees’. TNT interviewed Cyrille, and also Jim Cadman, a businessman who is helping to run the project, […]

Well Done Kristian

Olympic bronze medallist, Kristian Thomas, returned home to Earl’s Gymnastic Club in Halesowen on 21 August 2012. He was mobbed by an enthusiastic crowd and appeared live on BBC Midlands Today. His gymnastic routine at London 2012 helped Team GB win its first Olympic team gymnastics medal for a century. Well done, Kristian.

Ladywood Pool Plan To ‘Inspire A generation’

We know you’ve all heard this before, but … there is a new plan for a swimming pool to replace Monument Road Baths. The olympic pool plan for a site near Nelson School has sunk with out trace, but the latest plan for the Icknield Port Loop includes a community sports area that could well […]

In Our House Promo

TNT has been working with one of the bidders, City TV Broadcasting, and if they are successful in winning the licence TNT hopes to be able to present an hour long programme every Saturday morning. If that happens we’ll need to recruit more members to the production team. If you’re interested in joining us contact […]

This Month Now And Then

Some of the latest stories in brief featuring the Olympic torch on Spring Hill, the Armed Forced Day Parade and HM The Queen’s visit to Victoria Square. There is also a look back to events from this month in history including dancing diggers at Brindleyplace (1992), a litter pick by pupils from Ladywood School (1989) […]

Euro 2012 Report

See all the England goals as you’ve never seen them before with TNT’s exclusive footage from what looks like the Oratory School playing field!

Birmingham Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

The Queen reigns over us and the rain rained over us too, but that didn’t stop TNT ‘s soggy reporters filming many of the Diamond Jubilee events in June 2012. Look out for the picnic at Oratory Primary School, the Big Picnic held indoors at St Philip’s Cathedral and the Bank Holiday Monday procession from […]

Local TV Plan For Birmingham

This week various companies began to make bids to run a new TV station for Birmingham. We followed one of the bidders, City TV Broadcasting, as they made a promotional video and we found out about their plans for a TV station that will cover the city.

Ladywood Musician In Running For Concert Success

Top ten recording star and former Ladywood School pupil, Jaki Graham, will be headlining a concert at Symphony Hall to celebrate the 50th year of Jamaican independence in July. Special guests at the event will be members of the Jamaican Olympic squad who will be based in Birmingham whilst training for the Olympic Games. Another Ladywood musician, veteran […]

Birmingham Election Special 2012

TNT was at the Local Election Count and at the Mayoral Referendum. We got an exclusive interview with Sir Albert Bore, the leader of the Labour party and councillor for Ladywood.  Labour won the election and he will become the new Council leader. We asked him how this will help our future. Find out what […]

Centenary Of Sinking Of The Titanic

The bottom of the Atlantic Ocean is a long way from Ladywood, but in this story TNT reporters visit Warstone Lane Cemetery where a local businessman, William Edward Hipkins, who went down with the ill fated ship is commemorated on a family tomb.  We discover the size of the Titanic and find out if it […]

A nostalgic trip along part of the No.8 Inner Circle. Bus Route.

The Ladywood History Group’s MADE IN LADYWOOD’ mini museum moves from Ladywood Arts & Leisure Centre at 10.15am on Friday 30 March 2012 with the help of a 1954 Birmingham City Transport double decker bus. What a wonderful time we had today meeting everyone with Yardley Wood Bus Club’s beautiful old bus. Thank you to […]

Learning To Swim At Monument Road Swimming Baths

Rita and Eva Trentham, two former users of Monument Road baths talk about learning to swim. The interviews were conducted a few years ago, since then Eva has passed away, but thanks to TNT and the Ladywood History Group her memories live on. Eva talks about how her school friend at St John’s School, Lizzie […]

Unhappy Anniversary For Ladywood Baths

Ladywood’s Monument Road baths closed for the final time in February 1992, an amazing twenty years ago this month! The building was demolished in 1994 and since then local people have been campaigning to have a new baths built. This is how TNT presenter Darren Cannan reported the closure of the much loved baths in […]

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.

This Is TNT News

Introducing our new promotional video that tells you everything you need to know about TNT. It features the places and people that have made the news: from the campaigns, the community involvement and eco issues, through to the heritage of the area and sharing the fun of being involved in the community of Ladywood. This […]

TNT: THE WAY WE WERE: 20 years ago – December 1991

Christmas highlights from December 1991 featuring TNT’s coverage of the switching on of the Christmas tree lights at the International Convention Santa, er, Centre, with pupils from George Dixon Junior School and the Lord Mayor, Councillor Bill Turner. Also pupils from Nelson School were joined by councillors Pat Sever and Bryan Bird to celebrate the […]

Tonight In Ladywood – December 2011

Extracts from films made in 1959 and 1965 about redevelopment in Ladywood. They are from the MACE archive. TNT reporters, Kane and Nikiesha, recently appeared on BBC Radio WM with Carl Chinn, find out what they said! Pushkin, a cat at the Oratory has written a book and Princess Michael of Kent joined TNT at […]

The Opening Of The German Christmas Market

This year the German Market has 193 stalls stretching from Centenary Square to the Bull Ring. TNT was at the official opening  and we interviewed Volker Stein, the Deputy Mayor of Frankfurt about the importance of links between the two cities. The Market is open every day until 23 December, so why not go and […]