Chester Rocks

Just over a month to Chester Rocks which promises to be a great pop event!

The line-up:

Saturday 15th June – The Wanted, Union J, The Vamps, A*M*E, Ollie Marland.

Sunday: 16th June – Jessie J, Lawson, Amelia Lily, Charlie Brown, Scarlett’s Roses.


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YourTV wins Manchester

Your TV has won the licence to launch a local TV station in Manchester. Congratulations to the whole team.

The bid – fronted by former BBC trust chairman Sir Michael Lyons – plans to create a channel broadcasting 24-hours a day, seven days a week, from September this year, with 90 per cent of that

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Heroes of the BBC in Birmingham

I was fascinated to read the Birmingham Post’s obituary of the great Birmingham television producer Barrie Edgar who died just after Christmas. As Chairman of the Television and Radio Industries Club I have just read in the club minutes mention of his involvement in the work of the club in the 1950s and 1960s as

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The Producers – rule OK!

I went to the Guildhall Lichfield on Saturday to see the Producers – having been asked to check out the performance by a client. If you are a blues fan – they were excellent but very accessible for the non Blues merchant. Their latest album is a revelation given the Claptonesque vocals of Harry Skinner

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Concerns raised about Birmingham TV bid

There have been concerns raised about the successful bid for the Birmingham local TV licence by CityTV. This is covered today in the Birmingham Post in an article by Jon Griffin. One of the issues is that 4 days after submitting the application Debra Davis wrote to consultants saying that they had abandoned the bid

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