Monthly Archives: January 2010

Augustus Road Resurfacing

Augustus Rd in Edgbaston will be resurfaced the week beginning Monday February 8th. Diversions will be in operation at the times shown on the sign pictured below. On Saturday the closure will be taken off during the day time. The … Continue reading

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Constituency Young At Heart Event

After a busy morning campaigning, this afternoon I went to the Young At Heart event which was funded by the Council’s Edgbaston Constituency Committee and put together by Council officers working in conjunction with a number of other partners such … Continue reading

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Increase In NHS Waiting Times In England

This morning the Government released the latest NHS waiting times for England and they have gone up rather dramatically. The number of in-patients (for whom English commissioners are responsible) waiting over 13 weeks at the end of December 2009 was … Continue reading

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Equestrian Edgbaston

Unusually for a city seat, the Edgbaston constituency has a pony trekking centre at Hole Farm in Bartley Green. As well as this,  there are also ponies grazing in other areas of Bartley Green and on the Ravenhurst Playing Fields in … Continue reading

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Conservatives' Burns Supper

This week Conservatives from across the city travelled to Longbridge Ward for a Burns Supper at the Toby Jug pub in Rednal,  to raise money for Northfield Parliamentary Candidate, Keely Huxtable’s campaign. There were all the traditional elements of a Burns … Continue reading

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Swimming Pool – Countdown To Closure

Last night’s Harborne Ward Committee was given details of the timetable rearding the impending closure of Harborne Pool. Whilst it’s obviously sad the pool will be closing, there has been such a clamour for a new pool in Harborne over … Continue reading

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The Launch Of Hagley Rd Village

This morning I attended the launch of Edgbaston’s proposed new Extra Care Village – the Hagley Road Village. It is planned for a site on the Hagley Road in Harborne Ward, which is currently occupied by derelict houses and derelict … Continue reading

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