Tag: politics

Rubbish TV

Birmingham Hodge Hill MP Liam Byrne (most powerful man in the Midlands acording to the Post) has been putting videos up on YouTube about rubbish. It comes as a great shock that the vid doesn't start "Hello, I'm Martin Mullaney".…

Be Birmingham site goes 2.0, in a way

Be Birmingham is what used to be called Birmingham Strategic Partnership — that’s a sort of talking shop between things like the police and the council, which everyone is invited to contribute to. They’ve revamped their website to include a…

Save the Flapper

I have no idea how to protest against the plans to demolish the Flapper and Firkin, but these days the first thing to do is start a facebook group. We’ll see how we go from there.

Powerbook

Last year‘s Birmingham Post Power Fifty caused a lot of fun in offices around the city. I remember Chas Watkin (Editor of Midlands Today) being referred to as “number 48” by his newsroom staff for a few days, which is…

Steve McCabe MP, Representative for – Insert Area –

Steve McCabe MP, Representative for , originally uploaded by new folder. Setve McCabe (MP for Hall Green)’s website doesn’t look half bad apart from this copy and paste balls up spotted by new folder on flickr (nice google maps). And…

Lol-cal Politics?

Joanna Geary and Pete Ashton both seem to have dug up a new Birmingham interweb phenomenon lol – local politics: There’s a stream of photos on flickr that caption – in true lol-style – Harbourne Councillor and Edgbaston prospective Parliamentary…

Interweb politics

Of the Birmingham councilors that are quite active on the interweb (there are more, but ‘active’ seems to be too strong a word to describe the blogs of Zoe Hopkins, John Cotton or Dave Radcliffe – it’s to their credit…