Discussion in 'Midlands and the North' started by cybershot, Oct 17, 2017.
It's also full of a multitude of religious head the ball types 'preaching' round there.
True. When you go to Manchester I mainly see people playing music or street dancing rather than shouting angrily through megaphones. Not very inviting or creating a good impression for visitors and families
When you go to Manchester you can also visit independent bookshops and soak up a ‘culture’ that is representative of the city. Plus they’ve got trams that actually go somewhere - even our tram extension is designed to fuel consumerism and mass produced leisure consumption. I’d really like Manchester if it wasn’t Manchester
IN PICTURES: Diggers, drones and drama at Wednesbury flood
Back in the Black Country this looks pretty nasty for the locals
Just seen it on BBC West Mids here Road turned into river by digger
Should be one hell of an Insurance payout!
Big twist in fight to save famous Flapper pub - but it may not be good news
The planning application to bulldoze The Flapper to build apartments has been withdrawn. But the owner still intends to force the closure of the venue. If anything this is boiling my piss more than the yuppie flat proposal....
Crane also unable to get out of it's ties with rainbow warehouse situation, cancels all upcoming events. Some have been relocated, including the Sasha/Tale of Us Renaissance night I'm going to, which is now at Boxxed. Which I'm not too happy about. Shit venue. Almost literally as the plumbing always seems to be a problem there and you end up walking in piss/shite by the end of the night.
Birmingham 'Superprix' could be back in 2019! Formula E cars.
Mayor of the West Midlands in advanced negotiations to revive Birmingham Superprix. | Birmingham Updates
I seem to remember the very first one coincided with licensing laws allowing all day drinking. A good day was had by all except gangs of Villa and Blues at each other's throats all day.
Expect a mysterious fire there any day now.
Tries to turn venue into something completely different, but gets rejected anyway due to 'violence'
Someone pass me a bucket!
The world's biggest Primark. What a time to be alive.
The world's largest Primark is coming to Birmingham city centre as well as three new stores | Birmingham Updates
I love how the artists impression embraces Brum's Gotham City Vibe.
Some good archive Brummie pics:
17 Colour Snapshots of Birmingham's Bull Ring Market (September 11 1959) - Flashbak
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