In Our House – Episode 10
If you’ve been in the city centre recently I’m sure you’ve noticed the major roadworks along Corporation Street. The work is in connection with the Metro tram extension from Snow Hill to New Street Station. Hannah has been to see what is happening and take a peek into the future.
In England the night of 5/6 January is traditionally the time when Christmas decorations are taken down. In Spain it is one of the most magical nights of the year! Huge carnivals are held in towns and cities as the Three Kings (The Three Wise Men) arrive on huge floats and distribute sweets to children. […]
Generation Ladywood is a major musical project which was held at Symphony Hall in June 2013. The choirs and musicians from ten local primary schools took part in the event which raised the profile of schools in the area and helped foster links between the schools and Town Halll/Symphony Hall. This is a five minute […]
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 […]
Ladywood schoolgirl, Christina Edkins, who was killed in a knife attack on a bus on Hagley Road was remembered at the NIA. An event held at their Sports and Leisure Centre, organised with Sport4Life and friends of Christina Edkins raised over £400 for her memorial fund and anti- knife crime work. Meanwhile TNT spoke to […]
Diana, The Princess of Wales, officially re-opened Victoria Square in May 1993. It was the end of a major redevelopment of the area that TNT followed from the start. We filmed the construction of the ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’, the renovation of the statue of Queen Victoria and look out for a dog called.Ebony. 20 […]
Stan’s Cafe, a Birmingham based theatre company has devised a brilliant way of bringing statistics to life … using grains of rice! Lola and Emily went to investigate at their exhibition which was held recently in a new office block at Snow Hill.
The last items of coffin furniture fittings and machinery have been removed from the former Newman Bros. Coffin Furniture makers premises on Fleet Street, Ladywood. Now in store they’ll be returned once a major restoration work of the building has been completed. TNT went along to help pack the last few items and to find […]
A huge May Procession was held at Oratory Church on Sunday 5 May 2013. TNT presenter Mina Nixon had the honour of being the May Queen and she was in the procession that toured the streets of a sunny Ladywood.
News of a new bus route, No 10H, that has replaced the No 8 along Monument Road, pictures from the Easter Parade that was held at the Health & Community Centre and a preview of a story that we are working on about safety on public transport. [tubepress]
Perrott’s Folly is getting some publicity over plans to improve the building and open it to the public. Ten years ago that was the plan … and we’re still waiting. At the time TNT compiled this report about the history of the building.
Ladywood’s Member of Parliament, Shabana Mahmood stated: ‘TNT is fantastic’ when she appeared on the BBC Sunday Politics Midlands programme to talk about hyper local websites. The influential programme featured the work of TNT, using film captured whilst we filmed with the BBC for the earlier story shown on Midlands Today. January 2013
TNT not only reported the news, but made the news, when our work was featured on BBC Midlands Today. They recorded a feature about the work of local websites and decided to use TNT as an example of the good work that is produced by local sites in the digital age.
Birmingham has got a huge grant from the Government to help introduce wheelie bins to replace the hated black bags. Emily has been to talk to the councillor in charge of talking rubbish, James McKay, and in the first part of the interview they talk about how wheelie bins will be encourage recycling.
TNT reports from an area which has been highlighted as the location for a new secondary school in Ladywood. The last secondary school closed in 1990. Now planners say there is a big increase in the birth rate and also plans for the area include a number of new family sized homes, all of which will increase demand […]
The final TNT programme of 2012 features some of the Christmas activities that have taken place and there is a huge cracker that appeared on the City Centre Gardens site in 1992. And finally … there are a few of the out-takes from 2012. Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.
Birmingham’s Boer War memorial was rededicated in December 2012 in a ceremony held in Cannon Hill Park. The memorial lists the names of over 500 Brummies who were killed in battles in Africa against Boer settlers, which ended in 1902. Joseph Chamberlain MP, the Colonial Secretary, signed the Peace Treaty to end the war. The […]