Key announcements

Due to scheduled maintenance Tuesday 10 December 8:00am to 9:00am, some of our online forms may be unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience. The general election takes place on Thursday 12 December 2019. Check who your candidate is and where to vote.

Oral history projects

We have carried out a number of oral history projects to capture personal experiences from our home services readers. We are making them available online, and you can read the transcriptions:

  • Ireland in Brum
    Interviews from customers who grew up in Ireland and moved to England, particularly to Birmingham.
  • Memories from the Islands
    Interviews from customers who grew up in the Caribbean and moved to England.
  • Memories of war
    Interviews from customers who had served in the armed forces during World War Two.
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