Monthly Archives: July 2007

Scouting Anniversary

Tomorrow marks the one hundred year anniversary of the first ever Scout Association camp at Brownsea Island. In this part of the world most of the Scout Camps seem to take place at Blackwell Court and I remember going there … Continue reading

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In Touch With Edgbaston!

Conservative newsletters are going out in all four wards of the constituency at the moment – In Touch with Bartley Green, Edgbaston, Harborne and Quinton. Each newsletter has stories about the latest goings on in the relevant ward – from … Continue reading

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Interesting Weekend Reading

I was pleased to see a copy of the Harborne Society’s latest newsletter yesterday as they have an article about Harborne Swimming Pool – headlined “Harborne Swimming Pool – Genuine Progress At Last!” The article goes on to welcome the … Continue reading

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We Want A Referendum!

Gordon Brown’s been making all sorts of annoucements recently – but he hasn’t announced one really important thing, a referendum on the new European Treaty. Why not? After all, it’s pretty similar to the old European Constitution which got killed … Continue reading

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Edgbaston Constituency Tri-Golf Day!

Edgbaston Constituency has spearheaded the Tri-Golf initiative in Birmingham and has received national acclaim for the ground-breaking work which has been done in the development of an exciting alternative to mainstream sports. Today the Council unveiled the sixth and newest … Continue reading

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Why Don't We Dredge?

It poured with rain most of today. The picture shows a rather wet Woodgate Valley Country Park, but at least we are not under water. The scenes we have witnessed on our televisions this week have been horrific and I … Continue reading

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Ice Cool In Harborne!

Today I was at Harborne Swimming Pool to open the constituency’s latest sports facility – an ICE Gym for young people. The ICE Gym is specially for 8-16 year olds and comes complete with bright decor, plasma screens and funky … Continue reading

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