Monthly Archives: February 2008

Unusual Date!

Today is an unusual date. We won’t see February 29th on the calendar again until 2012, so it’s a day to focus the mind on what life could be like then – providing we have a change of Government in … Continue reading

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Visit To Birmingham City University

The main health faculty of the newly renamed Birmingham City University (formerly the University of Central England) is situated on Westbourne Road in Edgbaston. Today Shadow Health Minister, Stephen O’Brien, and I went to look around the facilities which I … Continue reading

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Hope For Crossing Solution At Last

As I reported last year on this blog, my fellow Edgbaston Councillors and I were delighted when we finally managed to secure a new pedestrian crossing on the Bristol Rd. We’d been wanting to do something at the junctions with … Continue reading

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Post Office Petition Submitted

Post Office officials who are in the middle of a programme of 2,500 branch closures across the country, will be coming to Birmingham on March 10th to decide where in the city to wield their axe this time. I have … Continue reading

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Best Chances For Edgbaston Children

Saturday night’s Edgbaston Foundation Dinner raised money for the Best Chances project. This is the brainchild of Four Dwellings headmaster Bernie Smith and a teacher at the school, Maureen Hunt. The charity is aimed at providing opportunities for under-privileged children … Continue reading

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Edgbaston Foundation Gala Dinner

Last night saw the launch of a new charity in the constituency – the Edgbaston Foundation. It’s aim is to help improve the long-term economic and social success of Edgbaston. Funds raised by the new charity will be administered by … Continue reading

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Keep Our Post Offices Open!

This morning I’ve been out and about gathering more signatures for my petiton against any further Post Office closures in the Edgbaston Parliamentary constituency. The petition will be submitted to the Post Office in the next few days – ahead … Continue reading

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