Tag: Birmingham Mail

God save the Queen, but why?

From the Mail: Council street services boss Timothy Huxtable has extended the deadline for applications to hold a bash on a public highway until April 18. The local authority has so far only received 12 firm applications, while neighbouring Solihull,…

BiNS Advent Calendar 2008 – December 3rd

Get the Flash Player to see this content. This year’s Panto Horse Grand National, video from the Mail. See every entry in the BiNS 2008 Advent Calendar. Buy a 2009 Calendar for 365 days of Brum.

Visit Birmingham — and watch the Blues

Marketing Birmingham have signed an advertising deal with Blues and Villa to promote visitbirmingham.com on advertising hoardings and the like. That’s a sensible move, scenes from Villa Park and St Andrews must be the most often televised nationally (and internationally…

Weird, but not science obviously

The Mail reports on a clever piece of publicity (it’s all crap obviously), a report that names Birmingham the UK’s weirdest place. All sorts of odd things are revealed including an alien visit to Rowley Regis: “The strange beings told…

Put roof here

Birmingham New Street to be redeveloped, originally uploaded by new folder. “Plans are sketchy but seem to include a high roof.”

You’ve got Mail, dot net

Interesting interview on journalism.co.uk with Steve Dyson, editor of the Birmingham Mail, where he makes some points about the future of local journalism – more of that later I’m sure – but the main thrust for us now is the…