Month: June 2010

A sign of Dick, and Joan

A superbitch famous for wide-shouldered dresses, those are the qualities that made Leo Morgado the idea person to meet Joan Collins. She’s staring the Hippodrome’s panto this year, y’see: As Birmingham waits to see whether or not it will receive…

Remember a record pressing plant in Digbeth?

Graham Dunning, a Manchester-based artist soon to take up a residency at The Rea Garden on Floodgate Street, puts an appeal on the Birmingham History Forum for information about the old Record Pressing Plant that used to be on The…

Brutal Honesty

There’s nothing that worries me more than consultation (still no results btw) , apart from knocking down Birmingham’s most important building. So I was a bit disappointed with only “the main themes” being released from the consultation into what might…

Don't Tase Me, Muck

From Vale Mail: "A total of 26 officers across north Birmingham Local Policing Unit have been specially trained to use tasers, and the officers will be on alternate shifts in order to ensure availability of equipment and operators 24/7 The…