Found this on teh interwebs:
- BBC NEWS | England | West Midlands | Probe into town's strange smell – "Mystery surrounds a strange smell that has engulfed a Black Country town for several years." 500 words where they dance delicately around the "Walsall smells of shit" thing.
- Is Birmingham happy? – Birmingham Post – Lifestyle Blog – I've expanded on my Brum hapiness indicator on the Birmingham Post's blog section