Monthly Archives: December 2006

Highlights Of 2006!

It’s almost a year (January 12th) since the members of the Edgbaston Conservative Association reselected me as their Parliamentary Candidate. It was a thrill and an honour and I am determined that, after halving the majority last time, at the … Continue reading

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Car Jamming In Edgbaston

A constituent has told me about several car jamming incidents in various roads in Edgbaston Ward shortly before Christmas. Car jamming is when a thief opens the passenger door while you are stopped (for example at traffic lights) and steals … Continue reading

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Concern Over C-Diff

Yesterday’s newspapers reported that a Midlands coroner has warned of the dangers of the hospital acquired infection Clostridium Difficile (C-diff) after an outbreak was linked to fifteen deaths in two months. When I accompanied Tony Field and members of his … Continue reading

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Changing Face of Harborne

Today my car has gone in for its MOT. For years I had this done at All Electric on the High Street. Now sadly the garage has moved. The showroom has gone to Barnes Hill and the Service Centre to … Continue reading

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Happy Ashes Memories!

Visiting Boundary House in Edgbaston this morning (a very aptly named sheltered housing block because it is very close to the boundary of the cricket ground) I couldn’t resist going up to the top of the block to take this … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Reading!

Boxing Day 1852 saw a worldwide “first” for Birmingham! It was on that day, at Birmingham Town Hall, that Charles Dickens apparently gave his first public reading of “A Christmas Carol” the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas everyone! (The picture is of my local church, St Peter’s, Harborne.)

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