Monthly Archives: May 2008

Annual Dinner

Last night was Edgbaston Conservative Associaton’s Annual Dinner at the Botanical Gardens. 150 people gathered to hear Lord Hurd of Westwell (Foreign Secretary 1989-1995)give a very entertaining speech – at times serious and thought-provoking but with some very amusing anecdotes … Continue reading

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Edgbaston Ward Update

Last night was the first meeting this municipal year of the Edgbaston Ward Committee. Cllr James Hutchings took over as Chairman from Cllr Fergus Robinson.The meeting was held at St Mary and St Ambrose Church Hall on the Pershore Rd. … Continue reading

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Climate Change Festival

Birmingham is leading the way on Climate Change by running a special Climate Change Festival from May 31st to June 8th. The City will showcase steps already taken to address climate change – for example in waste management and recycling, … Continue reading

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What A Week!

It’s been quite a week! First thing on Monday morning, I headed to the Orange Studio in Cannon Street in the centre of Birmingham to hear David Cameron make a speech on the subject of living within our means. He … Continue reading

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Woodgate Valley Scheme Launched

One of Edgbaston Constituency’s pledges last year was to reduce the incidence of grass fires on the Woodgate Valley Country Park. This was successfully achieved, and to try and make sure the same happens again this year, the lead agency, … Continue reading

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Mayor-Making

Yesterday saw the annual Mayor-Making ceremony at Birmingham Council House when Labour Councillor Chauhdry Rashid took over the role of Lord Mayor from Northfield Conservative Councillor Randal Brew. This was the first Full Council meeting for Birmingham’s new Councillors who … Continue reading

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On Board For Games Expo!

This lunch time I joined children from two Harborne schools at Harborne Library to help launch a huge Games Expo which will be taking place in Edgbaston the weekend after next. Following last year’s successful first staging of the Games … Continue reading

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