Photo from Andy Walters, no reproduction without permission.
BBC Radio Birmingham presenters Pete Simpkin and Richard Jeffs, with BBC WM presenter Danny Kelly, live from Sutton Park this morning [4th August 2016] with memories of the summer of 1976.
The following comment was left on the Pebble Mill Facebook page:
Colin Pierpoint: ‘I remember the hot summer of 1976, the Pebble Mill front lawn turned brown. The government appointed a minister for drought; the BBC followed him making live statements on the television news, and everywhere he went it rained!’