Monthly Archives: June 2008

Urban Outreach Post Office in Selsey Road?

One of the three Post Offices ear-marked for closure in the new Edgbaston Parliamentary consrtituency is in Selsey Road, in Harborne Ward. I visited the Post Office on the day the closures were announced and had a long chat with … Continue reading

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School Productions

During the next few weeks, a number of our schools will be putting on their end of term plays and concerts. One of the first off the mark was the Blue Coat School in Edgbaston who this week staged an … Continue reading

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Another New Conservative MP

On June 27th 2007 Gordon Brown became Prime Minister. The headlines on his first anniversary could hardly have been worse for him. Yesterday a by-election was held in Henley because of the vacancy caused when Boris became Mayor of London … Continue reading

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Coffee and Cricket At Sunrise In Edgbaston

This morning I was invited to Sunrise in Edgbaston to help celebrate their sponsorship of Warwickshire County Cricket Club (whose ground of course is Edgbaston). Coffee, pastries and champagne were served to residents and guests in the beautiful bistro area … Continue reading

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Action In Bartley Green

For the second day running I met up with well known local campaigner “John Bull” this morning – this time outside the Post Office in Genner’s Lane, which – sadly – is on the Post Office’s list for proposed closure. … Continue reading

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Two Campaigners, One Campaign

Today the Post Office finally announced their list of proposed closures for the Birmingham, Coventry and North Warwickshire areas – 51 branches ear-marked for closure, 26 (not 24 as mentioned in the local press at the weekend) in Birmingham. The … Continue reading

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Can't See, Can Cook!

On Saturday I visited the Focus on Blindness stand at the Harborne Food Festival (which, despite the horrid weather, attracted a good crowd). The Focus on Blindness stand had a number of devices on display to help blind or sight … Continue reading

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