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Spotlight: Indoor Pets

There is certainly a new dawn in the age of dirty-pop, as Kent quartet’s name change to Indoor Pets (formerly Get Inuit) marks a new chapter in the story of the band. Having progressively risen over the last 4 years via countless support slots and electrifying festival sets, Jamie Glass and co have had to go …Read More

Match Preview: Wasps v Newcastle

  Aviva Premiership action returns this weekend as Wasps look to climb the table when they host Newcastle on Saturday. The home side slid to four defeats on the bounce in the league, but returned to form with an impressive victory over Northampton before the break for the Anglo Welsh Cup. Whereas the Falcons will …Read More

Birmingham’s Charity Bears Sold for £250,000

If you were in Birmingham or the Black Country over the summer – you may have seen a bear. For 10 weeks, over a hundred colourful ‘sun bear’ sculptures were on display in a trail spanning 70 miles, in a collection called ‘The Big Sleuth’. The ceramic bears, standing at 5 foot 6, were designed …Read More

Match Report: W1 Basketball v Nottingham Trent

 Birmingham’s Women’s 1st’s fell to defeat against a strong Nottingham Trent outfit 54-70 at home on Wednesday afternoon. Nottingham Trent came out of the gate scorching from downtown, and the Lions couldn’t hope to extinguish the flames. Brilliant ball movement from NTU dissected the Lion’s zone defence, finding shooters in rhythm and wide open behind the …Read More

Match Report: M1 Hockey v Nottingham Trent

Underneath Old Joe as the sun set on another chilly autumn day at Birmingham University, the men’s first team were looking to make an exciting and hopefully successful start to their new season.  The skills on show during the warm-up raised expectations for all in attendance that no matter the score the crowd would be …Read More

Match Report: W1 Hockey v Leeds Becket

It was an overcast day at the Bournbrook pitches on what was to be the start of both Birmingham and Leeds Beckett’s Women’s Hockey 1s season, UoB came in to game favourites having beaten their opponents in last year’s fixtures quite handily, and would end up coming away with a 4-0 win. In the opening …Read More

Match Report: W2 Netball v Leicester

The UoB Netball 2s’ first game of the season was extremely successful, with the Lions overpowering Leicester’s 1st team 63-36 – a well-deserved win following an impressive performance. On Wednesday Birmingham 2s stepped out onto the new courts in UB Sport & Fitness Centre, hosting Leicester’s 1st team in the Midlands 2A league. With team …Read More

Burn Weekly Playlist

Follow Burn FM on Spotify here to stay up to date with all our playlists, and tune in to the Music Team show to hear all the following tracks, along with discussion, interviews and more! Find Burn Weekly on Spotify here, including 7 bonus tracks not featured below… Rylands Heath: Stop The Rain O.T. Genesis: …Read More

PennFest Preview

PennFest returns for its seventh year and appears ready to rock our socks off with a diverse line-up offering something for everyone. Primal Scream are set to headline Friday night on the main stage, and appear to have shaken their setlist up since the release of their album ‘Chaosmosis’ last year, promising some fan favourites …Read More

Voting begins for 45th US President

Americans have gone to the polls this morning to elect the 45th President of the United States. Democratic hopeful, and former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton is currently leading entrepreneur Donald Trump in most polls. Commentators are still predicating a close race. Secretary Clinton tweeted this morning “Everything we’ve worked towards comes down to today”. …Read More