Delight at BBC boost

Hurrah BBC 3 coming to BRUM! But we do NOT want Channel 4 and its awful programmes loike Benefits Street which made ordinary Brummies look feckless and denigrated Birmingham my home city and made Brum and Brummies a laughing stock……Clear off Channel 4 we don’t want or need you after the hatchet job you did on Birmingham with ‘Benefits Street’ welcome to the Beeb, building on your presence at the iconic Mailbox…..Keith Bracey, former investment promotio and inward investment professional with Locate in Birmingham, the city’s former investment promotion agency….I bought the Elmhurst School for Dance from Camberley to Edgbaston in Birmingham to become the feeder Ballet School for the Birmingham Royal Ballet from 2000 until 2004 when I project managed the relocation and new build.

Leader of Birmingham

Birmingham City Council leader, Cllr John Clancy, responds to the announcement that a new base for BBC Three is to be created in Birmingham.

Remember when Pebble Mill put Birmingham on the broadcasting map? Remember when shows like The Clothes Show, Pebble Mill at One and others were watched by millions of people across the UK?

Birmingham was once at the very heart of broadcasting in the UK and today’s announcement hopefully heralds a return to prominence for our great city.

The BBC has announced a package of measures that will build on the Corporation’s existing £125m investment in Birmingham.

These plans mean our city will be home to:

  • The second base for BBC Three
  • Multi-platform news and factual content for young audiences, the Digital Innovation team, a public facing Blue Room, the
  • Space, and digital dimensions of pan-BBC seasons like the Shakespeare season.
  • Local and Regional News HQ, including new…

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