Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Big Wheel Is back!

A busy day of meetings today, so a short blog post – just to remind everyone of another great Christmas attraction in Birmingham this year. It’s the return of the big wheel which is situated in front of the ICC.  … Continue reading

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Supporting The White Ribbon Campaign

November 25th was the International Day for the Eradication of Violence Against Women. Starting on that day, men and boys are encouraged to wear a white ribbon for one or two weeks,  to show their support for the campaign to … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights Switch On In Harborne

This afternoon saw a community event in The Varsity car park off Harborne High Street culminating in the Harborne Christmas lights switch on. BRMB hosted the entertainment which included local children and finished with “Britain’s Got Talent” saxophonist, Julian Smith. … Continue reading

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Health And Police Meetings

Last night I went to two quite different meetings in the area. The first was at the Summerfield Centre and was a consultation meeting on the proposed changes to Maternity Services in the Sandwell and West Birmingham area. Birmingham and Sandwell … Continue reading

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Catching Up With News At The Trekking Centre

This morning I paid a return visit to the Hole Farm Trekking Centre in Watery Lane, with the three Bartley Green Councillors. The trekking centre is situated on the edge of the Woodgate Valley Country Park.  Hole Farm is one of … Continue reading

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Amazing Plans For Senneleys Park!

Improvements  shortly to be made to the play area within Senneleys Park, (called the Senneleys Meadow Play Area) have been welcomed by both me and the Bartley Green Councillors. The project will include two new pieces of play equipment – … Continue reading

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The Number To Vote

The number to vote for Quinborne in the People’s Millions (see yesterday’s post for more information)  is 0871-626-88-23 I’ve spent the day in Leeds, speaking at a conference organised  by the Centre for Public Scrutiny about a Scrutiny Review which Birmingham’s … Continue reading

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