It's Not Only Zebedee Who Boing Programme 12 September 2021

It’s Not Only Zebedee Who Boings Programme 12 | September 2021

It’s Not Only Zebedee Who Boings  Programme 12 The West Bromwich Albion Foundation’s Blind Football Team has reached such a high standard that many of the participants have played in the national side. This week, Jonathan Pugh, the England Blind Football Team Coach, attended a training session and we went along to meet him. September…

Doorstep History Programme 53

Doorstep History Programme 53 | September 2021

https://youtu.be/K1PDtMA34DI Doorstep History Programme 53 A memorial stone depicting the former chapel was revealed as part of the new Garden of Memory at Warstone Lane Cemetery, on 31 August 2021. The scheme – funded in partnership between the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Birmingham City Council and Jewellery Quarter Development Trust – also saw restoration works carried out at…

Doorstep History 48 | October 2020

A Birmingham Civic Society blue plaque was unveiled at a church in Hay Mills adjacent to the Horsfall & Webster factory. It honours the memory of James Horsfall and his company which manufactured the wire for the first successful Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Cable which, in 1866, connected the continents of Europe and America by electronic communication for the first time.…

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…