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Any Brummie cat lovers fancy a dream job in the sun? 

16 Aug 18

If you love cats, little Greek islands and Abba (the latter not important), then a charity’s live in job offer on a little island called Syros, could be perfect for you.


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30 days of human comms: #50 students celebrate A level results on a council Facebook Live 

16 Aug 18

A level results are here.


Rugby
Westminster tourists branded ‘idiots’ over grinning and posing for selfies at terror attack scene 

15 Aug 18

A Facebook page for a man of the same name says he lives in Birmingham, works as a shop manager, and has studied at Sudan University of Science and Technology…


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Coffee, cake and great social events in the heart of Pelsall – what’s not to love? 

9 Aug 18

Images posted on Facebook by the Reading Rooms It’s always great to hear from old pals of the blog, and Laura Hucker mailed me a couple of days ago to tell me about the great events they have going on at the Reading Rooms coffee and cake emporium …


News
It’s OKAY not to be OKAY! 

6 Aug 18

Thousands of people have taken to Facebook and Twitter for the #ITSOKAYTOTALK  selfie campaign.


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Beware: Nasty dog attack in Holland Park leaves pet injured 

29 Jul 18

Images posted on Facebook by Lisa Joanne Sherwood This is a warning to dog walkers in Brownhills – there was a very worrying incident in Holland Park today (Sunday, 29th July 2018), when a local lady was horrified to witness her beloved pet Jack …


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VIRAL COMMUNITY: How the viral parking warden video started in a Facebook group… and what we can all learn 

26 Jul 18

If you’re not thinking about Facebook groups you’re missing a huge chunk of how the population is consuming the media.


Rugby
Supermarket shelves pictured eerily empty as Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Asda and Tesco shoppers left fuming 

26 Jul 18

Brummies have taken to BirminghamLive’s Facebook page to have their say…


Local news
[VIDEO] Local man banned from keeping animals for life after cruel Facebook videos 

11 Jul 18

A local man has been banned from keeping animals for life after posting videos on social media of himself laughing as he cruelly threw cats.


Blog social media
30 days of human comms #45 University of Reading 

2 Jul 18

I’ve written before about the trend for drawing a line in the sand on social media.


News
Rogue Facebook and Amazon sellers Lee Scully and Tracy Cockbill jailed for flogging fake and poisonous Disney Frozen dolls to kids 

2 Jul 18

They ignored warnings to stop – and also knocked out deathtrap TV boxes…


Blog feature
June 2018 New Discoveries 

29 Jun 18

The More The Merrier! 13 duets for 4-hand piano everybody else… (Barbara Arens) Perhaps the most effective publications on the educational market, are those written in response to the specific needs expressed by teachers.


News
Thieves strike for second time in a month at Burntwood Rugby Club 

26 Jun 18

A smashed window at Burntwood Rugby Club Thieves have targeted Burntwood Rugby Club for the second time in a month.


News
How safe ten of the most popular apps are for children revealed – and the answers may shock you 

24 Jun 18

Below, we look at the site’s reviews of 10 popular apps, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Whatsapp…


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Local cafe burgled overnight – did you see anything? 

24 Jun 18

Images posted by Colliers Cafe on Facebook In the early hours of this morning (Sunday 24th June 2018) at 2:50am, Colliers Cafe on West Coppice Road, Brownhills was broken into – the proprietors have posted the above images on facebook.


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The boat that they rowed – how about some Shire Oak and Walsall Wood Youth Club memories? 

22 Jun 18

Here are a couple of wonderful photos from Walsall Wood Youth Club in the late 60s and early 70s that local lady Sue Mason recently posted to old pal Janey Hatfield’s brilliant, growing Walsall Wood group on Facebook, where Sue also posted a …


Local news
Visualised: every MP tweet and Facebook update about Grenfell, one year on 

14 Jun 18

One year after the Grenfell tower fire Birmingham Eastside decided to find out which MPs have continued to talk about the topic throughout the past 12 months on Twitter and Facebook.


Rugby
Love Island’s Georgia used to be a shot girl at this Broad Street bar in Birmingham 

13 Jun 18

The bar and nightclub told its 13,000 fans the revelation on Facebook last night…


Blog comment
S2 and S3 Bus Services – Solihull 

12 Jun 18

I have been engaged with residents from the more rural area of Blythe ward (Cheswick Green, Tidbury Green and Dickens Heath) for a while now; collating details of service disruption.


Blog music
Olivia Midnight (Kids Interview Bands) RIP 

6 Jun 18

I never met Olivia, one of the original Kids Interview Bands interviewers, but I spent many a happy hour watching the interviews they did with bands great and small.


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Did someone say cake? A great new coffee shop now open in Pelsall 

30 May 18

Images posted on Facebook by the Reading Rooms It’s always great to hear from old pals of the blog, and Laura Hucker mailed we a couple of weeks ago to tell me that she was starting a new venture at Pelsall Village Centre: The Reading Rooms coffee …


Blog feature
Celebrating Luna live! 

28 May 18

We have a very special party going on in our South American Paddock today – and you’re invited! It’s our little Brazilian tapir’s first birthday and we’ll be delivering a carrot-topped cake to lovely Luna, live on Facebook at 10am.


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Great dog show event this Spring Bank Holiday Monday at Walsall Arboretum 

26 May 18

Facebook pal of the blog Mark Poole has asked me to shout out to readers that he’s staging an event in Walsall Arboretum this coming May Bank Holiday (28th May 2018) in aid of the Laradorsinneed.


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Guided Pond Dipping at RSPB Sandwell, 2 Jun 2018 

26 May 18

2 Jun 2018 – Community at Sandwell Valley Country Park (suitable for under 18s) Come and join us for a guided pond dipping session every Saturday in May through to July at RSPB Sandwell Valley! Our expert volunteers will be on hand to help you …


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The ‘Hodgepodge’ of Walsall Property Mini Markets 

22 May 18

A Royal Wedding, Russia, Facebook, Brexit, Trump, House prices up, House prices down … the Press is full of column inches on Brit’s favourite subjects of politics, scandal, weather and not forgetting (and I appreciate the irony of this!) the …