Month: December 2007

Honours, even

Andy Raphael Thomas Hamilton, [link edited, thanks] local Jazz legend has been given an MBE for services to music in the city as has Amajit Talwar Chief Executive of Punch Records. A former lecturer at South Birmingham College, a ward…

The Vale’s not shit

Vale Mail is a fairly new (online at least) newspaper for residents of Castle Vale. They don’t quite get us, I don’t think, but we like them.

Vernon Burgess Christmas Special

He’s no Condori, but “Vernon off Skint” – Brum’s most famous Big Issue seller – has designs on becoming a busker. Catch his Christmas special on the Beeb’s new streaming TV thingy.