Doorstep History programme 40 September 2018

This edition of Doorstep History comes from the Hall of Memory as it reopens after being closed during the work to redesign Centenary Square.  We feature the reopening ceremony and look at the history of the building. Cllr Ian Ward, leader of the city council and Paul Ellis, curator of the Hall of Memory give [...]

Doorstep History October 2017

This edition of Doorstep History is presented from the police lock up on Steelhouse Lane and looks at the plans for the future of the building and includes interviews with attendees at an Open Day held in October 2017. There is a feature on PC Snipe, a policeman who killed whilst serving his community 120 [...]

Doorstep History S4, Ep5

Doorstep History S4, Ep5 This week we feature the controversy about the old tree on Broad St, which maybe demolished to make way for the metro and redeveloped Centenary Square. We also look at an exhibition about West Bromwich in WWII

Malala Yousafzai: Her full speech

Adopted Brummie, sixteen year old Malala Yousafzai, who was shot for her efforts to promote education in Pakistan, and treated for her injuries in Birmingham, was given the honour of opening the new Library of Birmingham in September 2013. Her speech was so well received that we have decided to replay the whole speech here […]

The Library of Birmingham opening ceremony

The Library of Birmingham opened on 3 September 2013. Here are some of the highlights of the opening speeches and film of the first members of the public entering the £188 million building.  

The new Library of Birmingham: Special Preview

The Library of Birmingham opens on Tuesday 3 September 2013. Brian Gambles who is the man in charge of the £188 million project gave TNT News an exclusive glimpse into the future. We hope you’ll be impressed!

The Universe of Sound

There is a great exhibition being held at the old bank on Broad Street near Symphony Hall. You can conduct an orchestra using creative digital technologies, play live and virtual instruments and learn about the roles of musicians and composers. It is something that everyone whatever their age can go and enjoy. You can take […]

We Will Remember Them

Highlights of the 2012 Remembrance celebrations featuring the rededication of the Hall of Memory gardens, the railway service at Moor Street station and the Hall of Memory celebrations from Broad Street. There is also a look back to the removal of the Colonnades from Broad Street in 1990

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 : […]

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 […]