Monthly Archives: November 2008

Health Bus Visits Harborne

Edgbaston Constituency has arranged for a Health Bus to be in the constituency on several days in the run up to Christmas. The first visit was in Harborne this Friday, to coincide with the Christmas lights switch on. Experts on … Continue reading

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Switched On In Harborne!

This evening, in my role as Chairman of Birmingham Council’s Edgbaston Constituency Committee, I joined Harborne’s Carnival Queen Natalie Macpherson, Council Leader Mike Whitby and Smooth Radio’s breakfast show presenter Nick Piercey on stage for the Harborne High Street Christmas … Continue reading

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In Touch With Edgbaston

Apologies for lack of posts over the previous couple of weeks, but I have been away on holiday. However I am now home and straight back to work in the constituency! I was glad that a debate on the Chancellor’s … Continue reading

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Labour's Tax Time Bomb

Like many people I listened to the Chancellor’s announcement yesterday and the Shadow Chancellor’s response. It is quite surprising I think that that Government has not allowed a full debate on such an important subject. There is no doubt that … Continue reading

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Post Office Card Account Relief

I was very pleased and relieved to hear that the contract to run the Post Office Card Account will be awarded to Post Office Ltd. There has been much speculation that the contract would be awarded to another company, threatening … Continue reading

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Chad Vale TV

On Thursday’s post I mentioned an excellent film made by school children at Chad Vale Primary School in Edgbaston, which was shown at the Council’s Edgbaston Constituency Committee last Tuesday evening. The school has now sent me the link to … Continue reading

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Birmingham's German Christmas Market Opens

Last night I went to the official opening of Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market – reputedly the best German Christmas market outside Germany, and put on annually by our twin city. The market is situated in Victoria Square (outside the Council … Continue reading

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