The Cleverest Place In the West Midlands

Rob From Brierley Hill

Another quest to find the town with the biggest brain has come to an end and Brierley Hill have won the Big Town Showdown!

Rob managed to beat the Big Town Showdown by getting all ten questions right in a fantastic time of just 31.4 seconds.

That meant that on the final day of the Spring 2015 season of the Big Town Showdown, he was top of our leader board. You can see the full leader board here

So, we had to surprise Rob with a something befitting of a brain like his! And it needed someone with true authority! Step forward, Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London:


Did you hear Rob get appointed the People's Mayor of Brierley Hill this morning by Mayor of London, Boris Johnson?He made Brierley Hill the Cleverest Place In The West Midlands by winning Ed and Rachel's Big Town ShowdownListen back to that moment here - with a special surprise from intu Merry Hill

Posted by Heart West Midlands on Friday, 27 March 2015

Rob will henceforth be known as the "People's Mayor of Brierley Hill" and such, the lovely people at intu Merry Hill have awarded him the Key to Merry Hill, a package of Mayoral benefits that includes:

A £250 gift card which you can use at over 220 stores
A Tranquil Spa package for two
A year's Odeon cinema pass
A year's worth of Nando's
A huge Hotel Chocolat ostrich egg
And his very own private parking space!

Congratulations to Brierley Hill the Cleverest Place In The West Midlands!