YourTV is back on track

YourTV Birmingham is still in the game – rock and roll!

The not entirely unexpected demise of CityTV has given YourTV Birmingham a real chance to change the face of local television in Birmingham.

As we said in our application, ‘the programming output will be a service for all walks of life because it will

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40 Years of Commercial Radio in the UK

"BRMB" "Commercial Radio" "Free Radio"

This is a two-parter produced by Free Radio’s Scott Barnett, comprising a tightly edited story about the first years of commercial radio in Birmingham. It is short and sweet but tells some of the story.

Please give it a whirl!

Part One:

BRMB 40th Anniversary – PART 1 Early Years from Scott

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Attenborough a danger with women!

David attenborough kisses bird

Not often does one imagine David Attenborough eliciting the kind of reaction from women that is usually reserved for the likes of George Clooney. But that is exactly what he threatened to do at a 1961 Television and Radio Industry Club meeting in Birmingham where “his charm and wit held

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The Prince of Wales and an anniversary

I can’t believe that my meeting with the Prince of Wales happened 30 years ago next month.

It was held at Curzon St Station in Birmingham after BRMB had given £60,000 to Prince’s Trust Projects in Birmingham.

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New Media Opportunities in Birmingham

Delighted to attend the Digital Media Business Cluster event at the Mailbox. The organisation formed out of the ruins of the old regional development agency cluster group has some grand ambitions for the ‘region’. Essentially it seemed the event was promoting the new ‘apprenticeships’ in creative and media with several competing groups in attendance.

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