Most Recent Articles

Birmingham Anti-Capitalists and the ISN.
The following statement has been sent to Slaney Street for publication all political groups especially those local to Birmingham are welcome to »
NHS: Transformation by cuts
 by Jolyon Jones “I have seen the future and it doesn’t work.” Zardoz(1974 film)    If you want to glimpse the future of the NHS it »
999 call for the NHS
“The NHS will last as long as there are the folk left with faith to fight for it. Nye Bev” The local trade unionist and photographer Brian »

 

NEWS

Co-operative movement votes to support Students For Co-operation
By Morgan Lalor Recent weeks have been very eventful and exciting for students involved in creating the Birmingham Student Housing Co-operative, a nine bedroom property that is close to Birmingham »
Arrests at nuclear base as Trident protests reach new level
The Burghfield wing of the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Berkshire has seen its biggest protest in years, with the three road entrances to the site blocked for nearly five hours this »
City Children’s homes closures harms young people
By Jolyon Jones The closure of two council run children’s homes adversely affected the young people who were displaced and moved on. According to OFSTED the young people received a poor »
MI5 accused of complicity in torture of Birmingham resident Ahmed Diini
By Daniel Lindley Ahmed Diini is a 25 year old man originally from Somalia, however he and his family fled the country for Europe when he was 3 years old at the height of Somalia's civil war »

culture & reviews

REVIEW: ‘FRAGILE’ AT THE OLD JOINT STOCK
By Leilani Rabemananjara Set up in traverse I looked down the spotlight into the eyes of Nigel Francis, already sat in character as ‘One.’ His eyes were elsewhere, his hands grasped desperately »
Catch 22 at the Rep – Stunning All Round! Five Stars
By Leander Jones I must say, as I stood outside the Rep theatre smoking a cigarette, I was more than a little skeptical about the performance I was about to watch. I had read Joseph Heller's »
Review: Circles at The Rep
By Blanche Pope and Lucy Whalley Circles - a play set on a bus The theme of Circles, the latest play by Rachel De-lahay, is abuse, with the women, in this case the victims of abuse, at the »

SPORT

The World Cup Groups A and B
Jozef Brodala is providing Slaney Street with full coverage of the 2014 Fifa world cup in Brazil, starting off with a round up of predictions and thoughts on the opening groups, he will also be »
Formula 1: The season so far
Mercedes domination Mercedes have left behind their midfield performance of the last few years and are well and truly dominating the season so far. They have had four poles, four wins (three »
What if Mel leaves West Brom?
by Jozef Brodala Despite finally getting his first win as West Brom coach Pepe Mel remains the bookmakers odds on favourite to be the next premier league manager to be sacked. Slaney Street »

COMMENT

Birmingham Anti-Capitalists and the ISN.
The following statement has been sent to Slaney Street for publication all political groups especially those local to Birmingham are welcome to publish on our site. Provisonally named Birmingham »
NHS: Transformation by cuts
 by Jolyon Jones “I have seen the future and it doesn’t work.” Zardoz(1974 film)    If you want to glimpse the future of the NHS it can be seen in this one graph which shows two »
999 call for the NHS
“The NHS will last as long as there are the folk left with faith to fight for it. Nye Bev” The local trade unionist and photographer Brian Sheridan has shared this article from the website 999 »