This episode of Doorstep History features a tour of Soho House in Handsworth in the company of Matthew Boulton! Also there is a feature on local radio in Wolverhampton at WCR101.8FM and the former Beacon Radio.
Forty yeas ago in April 1976 Beacon Radio began broadcasting from studios in Wolverhampton. There have been a lot of changes since then, but the 40th anniversary of local radio in the city, was celebrated with a nostalgic reunion over the airwaves of wcr101.8fm. April 2016
125 years ago, in September 1888 the first games were played in the Football League. It was set up by William Mc Gregor. TNT reporters discovered he had great links with Birmingham.
One of the Metro trams has been painted in the colours of what was once known as Birmingham City Transport. It is 100 years since the cobalt blue and primrose yellow colour was first used. Older viewers will recall buses and old style trams were once all painted this colour. The tram is named Theresa…