Doorstep History Programme 37 – June 2018

This edition of Doorstep History comes to you from Spring Hill Library as it celebrates another birthday, a magnificent 125 years. Look out for our 'Construction Reconstruction!' Also in this programme, we are with Queen Victoria as she visits Birmingham to see her statue being given a clean-up and we look back 75 years to [...]

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 [...]

Iron: Man – lifted out of Victoria Square!

The next phase in the expansion of the Midland Metro tram network officially got underway when one of Birmingham’s most iconic statues – Iron: Man – was lifted out of Victoria Square.  Iron: Man, which was erected in 1993 but is now standing in the direct path of the extension, will be given a clean [...]

Chewing gum meets sticky end!

A  new machine is been used to remove the menace of chewing gum. TNT reporter A J reports from Victoria Square in Birmin-gum. March 2016

Commonwealth Relay Baton reaches Birmingham

The Queen’s Relay Baton passed through Birmingham on its way to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. TNT News caught up with former swimming champion Adam Ruckwood, the man who carried the baton, and we also spoke to the Lord Mayor of Birmingham.

Victoria Square 20th Anniversary

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 […]

This Month Now And Then

Some of the latest stories in brief featuring the Olympic torch on Spring Hill, the Armed Forced Day Parade and HM The Queen’s visit to Victoria Square. There is also a look back to events from this month in history including dancing diggers at Brindleyplace (1992), a litter pick by pupils from Ladywood School (1989) […]

Birmingham Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

The Queen reigns over us and the rain rained over us too, but that didn’t stop TNT ‘s soggy reporters filming many of the Diamond Jubilee events in June 2012. Look out for the picnic at Oratory Primary School, the Big Picnic held indoors at St Philip’s Cathedral and the Bank Holiday Monday procession from […]

Soldiers Given Key Of The City

230 soldiers representing five Regiments of the army were in Victoria Square to receive the Freedom of the City. It was Birmingham’s way of saying thank you to them for the work they do in this country and overseas. We interviewed the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Anita Ward, and her son Lance Sergeant Vince Hockley. He was badly […]

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 […]

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!