Monthly Archives: May 2010

Special Rubbish Collections

I have spent part of today delivering leaflets about Special Rubbish Collections in Edgbaston Ward. The Councillors organise these collections for up to 300 properties at a time. Residents who get a leaflet telling them that such a collection is … Continue reading

Pool Demolition

Last night saw the first Edgbaston Constituency meeting (a Council Committee) of the new municipal year. I’ve chaired this committee for three years, but last night I handed over the chair to Quinton Councillor Len Clark. Bartley Green Councillor, John Lines, … Continue reading

Update On The MAC

Today I went to the second in a series of community lunches held at St Mary and St Ambrose Church in Edgbaston. Also there were my fellow Ward Councillor James Hutchings, representatives from the community, the church, the police and … Continue reading

New Blog

I first started my blog in October 2006. Since then – as an Edgbaston Conservative Councillor and Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for the Edgbaston Constituency – I posted nearly every day. Last August, the blog was incorporated into a web-site. The General … Continue reading

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who voted for me at the recent General Election. Unfortunately I did not win but the Labour majority in Edgbaston is now reduced to 1,274.

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Vote Conservative!

Thursday May 6th is Polling Day for the General Election and Birmingham City Council Elections. The polls are open from 7.00am-10.00pm. Your Conservative candidates are: General Election (Birmingham Edgbaston Constituency) : Deirdre Alden Local Elections: Bartley Green Ward: Cllr Bruce … Continue reading

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Busy Days!

Have had a very busy two days. On Bank Holiday Monday I started by doing some delivery in Harborne whilst teams were out in the other three wards. Then, in the afternoon, we had a team of seven out meeting with students at Birmingham … Continue reading

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Meeting Students At QAC

At the end of last week, I visited Queen Alexandra College (QAC) – a college in Harborne for blind and visually impaired students. I spent an hour and a half chatting to students and their teachers, and answering questions. I also … Continue reading

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Andrew Mitchell Joins Canvassing Team

There’s been so much going on in Edgbaston that I am getting a little behind with some of my blog posts! We have done lots of lots of canvassing and on Friday one of our teams received a boost when … Continue reading

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Street Stall In Harborne

Today we held a street stall in Harborne High Street, at our usual location outside W.H. Smith’s. With balloons and copies of the Conservative party’s contract with the voters to give out, we had a busy morning. The contract explains … Continue reading

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