Birmingham City Council is asking residents to come up with names which properly reflect the history and culture of the city and has teamed up with the Odeon Cinema in a competition. All good suggestions will be placed on a list from which house builders and developers will have to choose. For a chance to name a street and win family cinema tickets, text street followed by your proposed street name and area to 60066.
To enter online, visit: www.birmingham.gov.uk/streetname or write to Birmingham City Council, Transportation Development, Ground Floor, 1 Lancaster Circus, Queensway, Birmingham B4 7DJ. The closing date is July 17 and winners will be announced on July 31. http://www.birminghampost.net/news/west-midlands-news/2009/05/20/birmingham-public-to-choose-new-city-street-names-65233-23665953/