Monthly Archives: November 2007

Moorpool Application

At the Harborne Ward meeting on Monday, a Conservation officer from Birmingham Council’s Planning Department stated that he expected planning applications from Graingers, for the Moorpool Estate, to be submitted before Christmas. Putting in a planning application over the summer … Continue reading

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More Bad News From The Post Office

Hot on the heels of announcements that they are closing even more branches across the country, now the Post Office announces new proposals which would see 60% of the nation’s post not delivered until after midday. Traditionally postal deliveries began … Continue reading

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Community Art At The Keystone Centre

This afternoon I was invited to officially open a community art project which has been created at the Keystone Children’s Centre on the Welsh House Farm Estate. Called “Reflecting on the Past, Looking to the Future” the art work commemorates … Continue reading

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Harborne Pool – The Next Step

Last night there was an item about Harborne Swimming Pool on the agenda of the Harborne Ward Committee (a Council Committee), and the item also features on the agenda of tonight’s Edgbaston Constituency Committee (which I chair). The report explains … Continue reading

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Seeing The Borrowers In Edgbaston

Going to the theatre is an important part of many people’s Christmas and there are always a variety of shows on offer in Birmingham. On Saturday the Midland Arts Centre (situated at Cannon Hill Park in Edgbaston) invited me to … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary In Harborne

This morning, seventy yellow balloons were released at St Faith and St Laurence Church in Harborne to mark the church’s sevntieth anniversary. The balloon released followed this morning’s Celebration Service which was led by the Bishop of Birmingham, the Rt … Continue reading

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Harborne Carnival Awards

The finale of the Harborne Carnival each year is the awards evening when cheques from the money raised are given to a number of local charities. This year the awards evening was held in the Banqueting Suite at the Council … Continue reading

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