Monthly Archives: December 2007

End Of Year Round Up

It’s been quite a year politcally. For the Conservatives, the year started well and we had good results at the local elections (inculding in Edgbaston where we kept Quinton with an increased majority from 2006). I was surprised no MP … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness

At the beginning of December a report into domestic violence in the Edgbaston Constituency was unveiled at a meeting at the Keystone Children’s Centre. Commissioned by the Edgbaston Domestic Violence Forum and F2 OCU of the West Midlands police, it … Continue reading

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to Dick Atkinson from the Balsall Heath Forum who has been awarded an OBE in today’s New Year Honours. The Balsall Heath Forum used to operate in several estates in Edgbaston Ward. Following the boundary changes in 2004, most … Continue reading

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Recycling In Quinton

Recycling containers (such as paper containers and bottle banks) are situated on road sides around the constituency. Even though most people in Birmingham now have kerbside collections of recycling, these banks are still well used. Removing them would cut down … Continue reading

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Christmas Boxes

According to the radio, today is likely to be the busiest shopping day of the year. No doubt a lot of people will be buying expensive electrical goods in the sales. Many other people will have had such items for … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

One of the people in this picture is going to be very busy over the new few hours, and the other is taking a rest. So no more blogging from me for a couple of days as I enjoy a … Continue reading

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Christmas Celebrations

It’s been a great week of Christmas parties and other celebrations. At the beginning of the week I was invited to a party at one sheltered accommodation block where the residents, a contingent from the local Neighbourhood Police and other … Continue reading

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