Tonight In Ladywood – October 2012

Part One A report on the August 2011 riots in Birmingham with an interview with Shabana Mahmood, Ladywood’s MP and film of the service held in Summerfield Park for the people killed in Winson Green. There is an update on the Reeves Badges Co of Tenby Street, also a feature on Artsfest and a campaign […]

Tonight In Ladywood – July 2011

In this edition we celebrate Armed Forces Day with film of the Veterans’ Parade in Centenary Square. There is an interview with World War II veteran Ron Needle, who was in a Lancaster bomber that crashed in France in 1945. He has since been back to the site and met the people who rescued him […]

Tonight In Ladywood – May 2011

In this edition we visit Reeves Badges in the Jewellery Quarter which is closing down after being in business for 101 years. We also look at how people in Ladywood celebrated the Royal Wedding and feature the new gardening project in Civic Close. There is an Easter Eggstra and a strange work of art in […]

Tonight In Ladywood – March 2011

In this edition we feature youth provision in Ladywood and look at T S Vernon, Sport4life and the St John’s ambulance brigade cadets. We find out about a new fire vehicle at Ladywood Fire Station and feature the 70th anniversary of a World War II bombing raid over Camden Grove. There is also news of […]

The Days Blues Won The Carling Cup

Fans of Birmingham City usually only visit Wembley as tourists, but in February 2011 history was made when Blues played in their first major final for 48 years… and they beat the favourites Arsenal to lift the Carling Cup. In this special programme watch the goals from Birmingham City’s 2-1 win, with the goals interpreted […]

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 […]

Three Ladywood Men Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice

The stories of three local men who gave their lives for freedom, told by their surviving relatives, using photographs, medals and other memorabilia, as told to the TNT History Show. The three men are George Edwards of the Rifle Brigade from Icknield Port Road whose body was never found and he is named on the […]

Tonight In Ladywood : Oct – Nov 2010

In this programme we feature the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the Oratory Church, the Ladywood area in bloom, the Jewellery Quarter Farmer’s Market and look at the Ladywood Crime & Safety Conference. There is also some exclusive news about the latest idea to build a swimming pool on Ladywood. So watch the programme […]

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 […]

TNT : At Opening Of New War Cemetery In France

In July 2010 the Prince of Wales attended the dedication ceremony of a new Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery at Fromelles in northern France. Thousands of British and Australian soldiers were killed in a nearby battle in 1916 and many were dumped in huge mass graves by the German forces. Lembis Englezos, an Australian schoolteacher […]

TNT Breaking News – City Centre Fire Cecil Street – 27th May 2010

A factory fire in Cecil Street off Newtown Row broke out last night. Around 100 firefighters were sent to the scene and the fire was thought to be in a factory used to store paint, The good news was that no injuries have been reported although poisonous fumes and asbestos fibres were given off in […]

Central News features TNT’s Dunkirk + 70 Commemoration

On 25 May 2010 TNT was featured on Central News at the unveiling of the bench to commemorate the life of former Oratory School headboy and Dunkirk veteran Herbie Carter 1916-2007. It’s a shame they didn’t mention TNT by name, especially as they used some of our footage! Herbie’s story was featured in our April […]

City of Culture Bid: TNT represent youngsters of Birmingham

TNT has produced a report about a young persons view of culture and what we would like to see in the future. The report has been sent to the new Government as part of the City Council’s official bid to become City of Culture in 2013.

St Mark’s Estate 40th Birthday celebrations

On 21 May 2010 the residents’ association on St Mark’s Estate celebrated its fourteenth birthday with an event held on the playing field at Nelson School. Here are a few highlights of the day including the first official engagement undertaken by Ladywood’s newly elected Member of Parliament Shabana Mahmood.

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 […]

TNT News – April 2010 ‘Tonight in Ladywood’

An exclusive interview with Johnson Beharry VC who won his prestigious award in Iraq, As we approach the 70th anniversary of Dunkirk we report from the beaches and interview a veteran of the campaign, Ladywood born Herby Carter. The chaos caused by the Icelandic volcano and how a Ladywood teacher got back from Italy, plus […]

TNT News March 2010

The Blondin Statue on Ladywood Middleway: Find out what Blondin did at Edgbaston Reservoir in 1873. Fromelles, northern France: New Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery receives first burial of World War I victims. Two Ladywood men may be amongst 250 bodies being identified after being found in mass graves. Haiti: Oratory School pupils raise money […]