It was 40 years ago today!

Well nearly. We celebrate the 40th anniversary of commercial radio in Birmingham and I’m afraid in going through the archives we’ll be summoning up a lot of material. Just for starters here’s a picture of some real radio veternas ‘Diddy’ David Hamilton, Tony Blackburn, Mike Prince and another bloke in a suit!

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A belated happy New Year!

Festive and musical greetings

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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Marion Leigh Meets James Whale

Delighted to take the author of the Politician’s Daughter – Marion Leigh to be interviewed by James Whale at BBC WM. I wanted to bring him to Birmingham over twenty odd years ago when he was still at Radio Aire in Leeds and spent an entertaining evening and night up there and sat in on

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Is TV for Birmingham under threat

When we applied for the licence to run TV in Birmingham we believed our formula was right, the team was right and that we could make a success of it. I am concerned about the future of local TV in Birmingham the article by Jon Griffin in the Birmingham Post suggests that CityTV run by

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