Monthly Archives: July 2008

Bartley Green Community Fun Day!

On Tuesday I was delighted to be asked to open the Bartley Green Community Fun Day which was once again held at Newman University College. Also there were Cllr Vivienne Barton and Cllr Bruce Lines. After the torrential rain on … Continue reading

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Harborne Play Areas Site Visit

Last week I went on a site visit to see the two new play areas which are currently under construction in Harborne. The first is in Queens Park (pictured) where the uneven ground is being used to good advantage with … Continue reading

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Bartley Green Protest Goes To Downing Street!

Yesterday the Birmingham Mail’s “Think Again on Post Office Closures” campaign reached its climax as five of us took the Mail’s petition, signed by 7,000 Birmingham residents in just over 4 weeks, to Downing Street. I joined Bartley Green Post … Continue reading

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Delivering The Birmingham Mail Post Office Petition

When Birmingham’s proposed Post Office closures were announced, our local paper, the Birmingham Mail, immediately sprang into action and started a petition against them. In a little over 4 weeks, almost 7,000 signatures have been collected and today, the petition … Continue reading

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Going For Gold In Beijing!

Last night I was invited to a Gala Dinner at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham – a dinner held to send the Paralympics GB Team off to Beijing in style! The Olympics begins in Beijing in two weeks time, … Continue reading

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Blast From The Past!

The Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Company was well known for its buses in bright red livery. Their mission apparently was to “paint the Midlands red” and thus the buses became known to everyone as “Midland Red”. Old postcards and … Continue reading

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We Love WHF Goes On-Line!

I’m pleased to report today that the We Love WHF project has started its own website! WHF stands for Welsh House Farm of course, an estate in Quinton Ward. The project’s website has gone on-line this week. The website has … Continue reading

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