Tag: environment

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…

Gone for a Burton

After years of calls for Birmingham to appoint a ‘Creative Director’ — similar to Manchester’s Peter Saville, it seems the City Council have finally got the message. A source close the the cabinet revealed that they’ve even identified their man…

Making it up as we go along

Part of the build up to Brum’s City of Culture bid is the Canvas Birmingham site, where people can either say what culture they enjoy in the city or suggest odd ideas that they’d like to see. No idea is…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! If you were in Birmingham yesterday you couldn’t have missed the super snow flurry! Tweeters sprang into action using the hashtag #uksnow along with the first part of their post code and…

Central Library for and against

My highlighting: The Twentieth Century Society: “The Twentieth Century Society is tremendously disappointed by the Minister’s decision not to follow the advice of her advisers and list Birmingham Central Library. EH advice on listing is not often overturned and this…

Tweleven, sorry

Replay a quick snapshot of today’s 11 bus extravaganza – via the medium of Twitter: 11 bus tweets