Tonight In Ladywood – April 2013

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]

Centenary Of Sinking Of The Titanic

The bottom of the Atlantic Ocean is a long way from Ladywood, but in this story TNT reporters visit Warstone Lane Cemetery where a local businessman, William Edward Hipkins, who went down with the ill fated ship is commemorated on a family tomb.  We discover the size of the Titanic and find out if it […]

Unhappy Anniversary For Ladywood Baths

Ladywood’s Monument Road baths closed for the final time in February 1992, an amazing twenty years ago this month! The building was demolished in 1994 and since then local people have been campaigning to have a new baths built. This is how TNT presenter Darren Cannan reported the closure of the much loved baths in […]

This Is TNT News

Introducing our new promotional video that tells you everything you need to know about TNT. It features the places and people that have made the news: from the campaigns, the community involvement and eco issues, through to the heritage of the area and sharing the fun of being involved in the community of Ladywood. This […]

TNT: THE WAY WE WERE: 20 years ago – December 1991

Christmas highlights from December 1991 featuring TNT’s coverage of the switching on of the Christmas tree lights at the International Convention Santa, er, Centre, with pupils from George Dixon Junior School and the Lord Mayor, Councillor Bill Turner. Also pupils from Nelson School were joined by councillors Pat Sever and Bryan Bird to celebrate the […]

Tonight In Ladywood – December 2011

Extracts from films made in 1959 and 1965 about redevelopment in Ladywood. They are from the MACE archive. TNT reporters, Kane and Nikiesha, recently appeared on BBC Radio WM with Carl Chinn, find out what they said! Pushkin, a cat at the Oratory has written a book and Princess Michael of Kent joined TNT at […]

The Opening Of The German Christmas Market

This year the German Market has 193 stalls stretching from Centenary Square to the Bull Ring. TNT was at the official opening  and we interviewed Volker Stein, the Deputy Mayor of Frankfurt about the importance of links between the two cities. The Market is open every day until 23 December, so why not go and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.