Tag: BiNS

Buy Brutal, Be Brutal

Packs of four BiNS badges — including the never seen before BRUTAL Central Library badge — now available from the Created in Birmingham shop in the Bull Ring. It’s sort of opposite the Apple shop, top level — towards Debenhams…

Keep your bins in out of the cold

The council’s bin men have obviously got an even harder job in these conditions, but whoever is supplying information to the  Weather disruption page on the website is living in a fantasy land. “If your collection was missed today please…

Summit To Eat

A piece of classic Brum I spotted today on the Dudley Road. Legendary record shop/barbers Summit now has a takeaway too. The’ve called it: (with apologies for the appalling photo) “Summit To Eat”. Yay.

BiNS bins of the year awards

Whether to stop Victorian dads getting all excited by a glimpse of shapely moulding, to cover up a council branding incident, or just to prettify, these bins covers spotted in Roxie Collins in Stirchley: “I was walking home last Thursday…

Digging your scene

They’re building a new library, it’s going to be shorter than they first said (but still contain the same amount of space – how so?). But despite the planning app not having been submitted as yet, digging has commenced. It’s…

BBQ Wear

For our BBQ summer, you need a new BiNS T-shirt. And these are now made and shipped from the Midlands, keeping it in the family. We’ve teamed up (well they do all the hard work) with the people behind Bostin…

The history of BiNS

Sort of. At WxWM2 (a gathering of Brum interweb interested types) I did a brief talk about how I came to start BiNS — it was improvised and I wandered wildly off topic. Thanks to the wonderful guys at Rhubarb Radio…

The Big Paws Listen Again

Have been remiss posting this, but here’s the listen again link to this week’s Big Paws in which the banal mundanity of existence is contemplated, and there’s an awful joke about Stephen Hawkins. News of this week’s show, hosted by…