Monthly Archives: April 2009

Celebrating Community Spirit

Last Friday an evening to celebrate community spirit and the work of volunteers from across the four wards of Bartley Green, Edgbaston, Harborne and Quinton, was held at Harborne Baptist Church. The evening started with a film showing us a … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Caterers Association – WM Launch

Last night I was invited to address the launch of the West Midlands branch of the Bangladesh Caterers Associaion, held at the BIA Lounge. (When people talk about Indian restaurants, they are almost invariably actually Bangladeshi.) The Bangladesh Caterers Association … Continue reading

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New Crossing In Quinton

Getting to school should be much easier for Woodhouse Primary School pupils after a new crossing was opened on Ridgacre Road last week, just in time for the new summer term. The work had taken much longer than expected – … Continue reading

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Edgbaston Launch Of Macmillan Benefits Service

On Friday I was invited to speak at the launch of a new Macmillan Benefits Service which took place at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Edgbaston. Well known charity MacMillan Cancer Support and Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau have teamed up … Continue reading

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Speaking At Birmingham's Vaisakhi Celebrations

Today I was an invited guest at Birmingham’s Vaisakhi open air celebrations. Two processions, one starting from the Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Sandwell, and the other from the Ramgarhia Sikh Temple Gurdwara in the Jewellery Quarter, took place – meeting … Continue reading

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Karis Neighbour Scheme Celebrates 10th Anniversary

I’ve had a busy Saturday today. As President of the National MRSA Support Group, my first duty was to attend the group’s AGM and chair the meeting during the time when the new officers were elected. This was the 6th … Continue reading

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Visit To The Learning Hub

Earlier this week, I visited the UHB’s Learning Hub on Metchley Lane and was shown around the facility and introduced to some of the current users. The Hub has been set up beside UHB’s new hospital, on Metchley Lane, to … Continue reading

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