Monthly Archives: March 2007

On The Campaign Trail In Bartley Green!

It was a day of contrasting weather as I hit the campaign trail today (for this year’s Local Elections). I started off this morning (pictured) canvassing in Bartley Green for popular local candidate John Lines. Cllr Vivienne Barton was also … Continue reading

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Casting My Vote – on March 29th!

If you visited the big tent in Victoria Square yesterday, you could have been forgiven for thinking it was Polling Day already, when in fact the Local Elections don’t take place for another five weeks. One of the stands in … Continue reading

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Three Estates' Recycling

I have a busy evening this evening so I am writing my blog early today! Last night, at the Edgbaston Ward Committee meeting held in public at Harborne Hill School, we had a report on various NRF projects from the … Continue reading

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A New Library For Edgbaston?

When I was elected as a Councillor for Edgbaston in 1999, we were the only ward in the City without our own library, and I argued strongly in the Council Chamber that we should have one. Last year we opened … Continue reading

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Beavering Away!

They say Birmingham has more miles of canal than Venice and more trees than Paris. I don’t know if either statement is true, but I do know a lot of new trees have been planted in the Edgbaston constituency during … Continue reading

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The Pied Piper Of Harborne!

This lovely collage of the Pied Piper and some rats was created by the children at Harborne Primary School, in Station Road, and is on display in the room in which the Harborne Ward Committee (a Council Committee held in … Continue reading

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Freedom Day

Today is Freedom Day, the day which marks the bi-centenary of the Slave Trade Act of 25th March 1807, which led to the abolition of the slave trade in Britain. Yesterday I was a guest at a big event in … Continue reading

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