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Maybe Baby – Buddy Holly 

19 Jan 18

Maybe Baby by Pete Clemons One of the more enduring memories of my childhood, as far as listening to music is concerned, is that of an old 1950s style radiogram which had a good few 45s stored away in it.


Blog comment
Ed Doolan: radio icon, local hero 

18 Jan 18

In 1974 an Australian born, former teacher joined the newly launched commercial radio station, BRMB.


Local news
Save The Dates: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s Guest Artist Line Up 

17 Jan 18

The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire is hosting a great line up of guest performances this month.


Blog music
Ed Doolan – an appreciation 

17 Jan 18

Thoughts on the passing of an old colleague News broke yesterday that Ed Doolan had passed away.


Blog
Farewell to Ed Doolan – the Aussie-born Brummie who WAS local radio 

16 Jan 18

Broadcasting legend told it like it was for more than 40 years…


Business
Farewell to Ed Doolan – the Aussie-born Brummie who WAS local radio 

16 Jan 18

Broadcasting legend told it like it was for more than 40 years…


Business
Farewell to Ed Doolan – the Aussie-born Brummie who WAS local radio 

16 Jan 18

Broadcasting legend told it like it was for more than 40 years…


Local news
Ed Doolan, a veteran broadcaster passes away, aged 76 

16 Jan 18

Veteran BBC West Midlands Broadcaster and MBE, Ed Doolan has died aged 76.


Local news
WATCH: Birmingham welcomes its newest station, Reload Radio 

15 Jan 18

A new radio station is now broadcasting live from the east side of the City Centre.


Blog feature
Go Think Big 

15 Jan 18

Go Think Big is offering grants of up to £500 to support local digital social action projects to inspire young people (aged 15-24) to make a positive impact within their community.


News
This man has been behind your radio travel updates for a decade – until now 

9 Jan 18

Tom Stokes AKA Travel Tom has been the Midlands man in the travel know for 13 years…


Blog feature
Professor Carol Rutter discusses Hamlet on Radio 4’s In Our Time 

3 Jan 18

Carol Rutter, Professor of Shakespeare and Performance Studies at the University of Warwick, has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discuss Shakespeare’s best known, most quoted and longest play – Hamlet.


News
NHS ‘better prepared than ever’ for winter period 

3 Jan 18

Willett told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme the NHS was better prepared…


News
NHS ‘better prepared than ever’ for winter period 

3 Jan 18

Willett told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme the NHS was better prepared…


Blog feature
The Solstice 

1 Jan 18

Radio 4 has marked the seasons this year with poetry during the day of the two equinoxes and solstices.


Blog
December 27th – Crossing Catshill Junction Bridge, the ice was… 

28 Dec 17

December 27th – Crossing Catshill Junction Bridge, the ice was treacherous and I was glad to be on studded tyres.


Event
Christmas Eve at Hare & Hounds – Misty’s Big Adventure and Leftfoot Free Party 

22 Dec 17

This Christmas Eve we’re giving you two great options.


Blog music
First Conservatoire concerts to be broadcast on Radio Three 

22 Dec 17

Chance for all to hear stunning performers in new building.


Blog social media
VIDEO XMAS: Six Songs, Two Dramas and an Epic Fail 

19 Dec 17

There is something about the festive season that gives comms people free licence to be more creative.


Blog arts
The Songs of Slade 

18 Dec 17

The Songs of Slade.


Blog politics
OSCOTT SCHOOLS OPENING LATEST 

12 Dec 17

Due to clearing weather it is best to listen to the local radio look onsocial mediaor contact your children’s school to find out whether they will be open tomorrow.


News
City of Culture: Radio One’s Big Weekend, The Brits and other major events Coventry could get 

8 Dec 17

Winning the title could bring major national events to the city, including the Turner Prize and the Man Booker Prize…


Council
Coventry student helps launch Mission Christmas Campaign 

7 Dec 17

This Christmas, Free Radio Cash for Kids have launched their first ever Mission Christmas campaign.


Rugby
Top Birmingham grime star ‘Trilla’ admits drugs offences – Saphan ‘SafOne’ Robinson is cleared 

6 Dec 17

Jermaine Alleynes music is regularly played on Radio 1 and he has performed at clubs across the country…


News
Tamworth MP pleased his Lichfield counterpart Michael Fabricant has “taken his punishment” over war of words 

6 Dec 17

Tamworth’s MP has said he’s pleased his Lichfield counterpart has “taken his punishment” after sparking a war of words between the two areas.