Monthly Archives: March 2010

Edgbaston Arts Showcase

On Saturday afternoon the Edgbaston Arts Showcase took place at Four Dwellings School in Quinton, organised by the Council’s Edgbaston Constituency officers. Guests were welcomed to the sound of the Quinton Community Choir singing  from the staircase in the foyer. In … Continue reading

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Jaguar Land Rover

I was delighted to read in yesterday’s Birmingham Mail that Jaguar Land Rover – who had previously indicated that they would close either their Castle Bromwich or Solihull plant – may now keep both open. An announcement on which plant … Continue reading

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Moor Pool In Bloom!

I started a busy Saturday at the Moor Pool Residents Association monthly coffee morning in the Lower Hall – where the usual lovely cakes were on offer as well as the coffee and tea.  A highlight of this month’s event … Continue reading

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Helping At The Roman Way Estate Clean Up

Yesterday Roman Way Estate in Edgbaston staged a big community clean up day which was paid for via a grant applied for by a resident from the Community Crime Fighter Fund. The money paid for brooms, litter piickers, etc. for a … Continue reading

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Tree Planting In Cannon Hill Park

Earlier this week I helped local school-children (they did the vast majority of the work!) plant some new trees in Cannon Hill Park. Once again it was a Birmingham Trees For Life project . Birmingham Trees For Life is a … Continue reading

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George Osborne In Edgbaston

A busy day today which started at Birmingham University’s Business School in Edgbaston Ward, which was hosting a meeting where the Shadow Chancellor George Osborne spoke to a packed hall full of people from the business community and students. After the … Continue reading

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Visiting Focus Birmingham

A rather busy day yesterday culminating in a long Health Scrutiny meeting at Solihull in the evening, meant I didn’t get a chance to post on the blog yesterday. Apologies! Today I started off by visiting local charity Focus Birmingham with Andrew Mitchell … Continue reading

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