TNT News December 2009 Part Two

Climate Change Conference – What is happening in Ladywood? Ed Milliband at the Eco Village, Summerfield Prof. Rex Harris Of Birmingham University on an hydrogen powered barge. Keep fit Ladywood style : Exercise for elderly people at the Norman Power Centre Centenary of the Jewellery Quarter Fire Station building on Albion Street. Christmas 2009 : […]

TNT News December 2009 Part One

The opening of the new Summerfield Police Station on Icknield Port Road ( November 2009 ) Also a look at the eco friendly design of the building and a super fast tour around the new station.

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 […]

Tonight In Ladywood – October 2009 edition

This 12 minute October 2009 edition of Tonight in Ladywood Olympic pool update – Ladywood at War – Key Hill memorial and bats – Macmillan Coffee Morning Talent Show – Newman Heritage Project – TNT on BBC Radio WM – Tower Ballroom Blitz Ball Jewellery Quarter fire – TNT wins two awards

Albert Gill Ladywood VC winner

In October 1916 the London Gazette announced that Albert Gill of Ladywood was to be awarded the Victoria Cross, the most prestigious award for gallantry that can be presented to British & Commonwealth forces. Sergeant Gill paid with his life for his gallantry. He was killed in July 1916 at Delville Wood in France. TNT […]

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 […]

200th anniversary of the death of Matthew Boulton

It was 200 years ago to the day that Matthew Boulton died. Many thousands of people travel along Broad Street everyday and go past his statue without knowing anything about him. Now our film will help to tell people who he is and what he did. He was a wealthy, industrial person who helped to […]

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 […]

Frankfurt Christmas Market 2012

TNT attended the opening of the Frankfurt Christmas Market which is based in Victoria Square. Stalls go along New Street and extend across Chamberlain Square, Centenary Way and into Centenary Square. Why not go along and join in the Christmas fun!

Remembering The Past

The huge 140 feet high First World War memorial at Thiepval, France was opened eighty years ago. This report notes some of the names of Birmingham people who are listed on it. They are just a few of the 72,000 people who were killed in the area that have no known grave. Most were killed […]