Month: July 2007

Prix out

Is a (unlikely) return for the Birmingham Super Prix a good idea? No says West Midlands Friends of the Earth spokesman Chris Williams “Birmingham City Council are promoting double standards. On some days, the City Council is claiming that it…

All quiet on the Brum front?

It’s gone very quiet everywhere recently, I suppose people are either off on holiday or sheltering from the rain. There doesn’t seem to be much Brum news about, the Post are still wittering on about the Big Screen, the Mail…

Friendly local rivalry

The Blues are, rather foolishly in my book, asking people to sign a petition on the government petitions website to try and help get a new stadium. Some hope of that. How did I find out about that? From this…

internal error

Over last couple of days I’ve had trouble getting to the council website – both at home (where I wanted to look up something about noise complaints) and at work (where the ‘Birmingham Bulletin’ excited me with tales of Recycler…

Get inside

Birmingham Conservation Trust has announced that you can have a tour round Curzon St Station (on Saturday 8th Sept) and Newman Brothers Coffin Factory (on Sunday 9th Sept) as part of Heritage Open Days. Places are limited, get booking if…

Geek news

Omega Sektor the LAN gaming centre (in the old virgin megastore) opens its doors on August 10th. It will be “Europe’s premier centre for competitive and professional gaming”, apparently.

Rail fair?

BBC NEWS | England | West Midlands | Kelly in £120m New Street pledge UP to £120m is expected to be given to a project to transform Birmingham New Street station…the scheme is mainly concerned with the station’s appearance, and…

Dog bites man

There’s now a campaign site and online petition to help the Spotted Dog in Digbeth fight its noise abatement order:Helping keep Digbeth alive! It might not be enough to sign up – councils aren’t the greatest at listening to online…