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Blur review

Blur have reformed to play some of the biggest gigs of their career. Here’s a review of their performance at Hyde Park, London, 2nd July 2009. The LED billboard reads ‘Welcome to Blur at Hyde Park. Drink water, wear sunscreen. Have a great time!’

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Ted and Beryl Swann, Poppy Appeal

Poppy Appeal

The people of Birmingham are generous, the youngsters wonderful say Ted and Beryl. After 20 years of collecting, the Swanns are retiring from their Poppy Appeal stall at New Street station. They want to say thank you.

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