Monthly Archives: July 2010

Birmingham PCTs decide not to merge

Birmingham’s 3 Primary Care Trusts (BEN, HOB and South) had been intending to embark on consultation this autumn with a view to merging into one PCT for Birmingham. However, following the publication of the recent Health White Paper on July … Continue reading

Love Parks Week 2010!

This week is Love Parks Week 2010. It is an annual campaign organised by the Parks Charity Greenspace and supported by Birmingham Open Spaces Forum. Birmingham has a variety of parks and open spaces such as nature reserves, ornamental gardens, … Continue reading

Flying The Flag At The Martineau Gardens

Congratulations to the staff and volunteers at the Martineau Gardens (Priory Rd, Edgbaston) on their award of a Green Pennant which was officially announced today. They informed me about the award last week but the news was embargoed until today. … Continue reading

School Expansion

On Wednesday I represented the Councillors at a public meeting at Chad Vale School. Council officers were present to answer questions from Governors and parents regarding the proposed school expansion. Chad Vale is currently a one form entry school. Because … Continue reading

Safety Measures Re-instated

When the new road surface was installed on Nursery Rd, Edgbaston, some of the safety measures outside Chad Vale School were not immediately put back in. This was raised with me by the Chairman of the Governors of Chad Vale School … Continue reading

Something To Celebrate!

Congratulations to the headmaster, staff, governors, parents and children of Chad Vale School in Nursery Road, Edgbaston, which has just been graded as “Outstanding” in their recent Ofsted inspection. Well done to all! Definitely something to celebrate! Deirdre with pupils of … Continue reading

Teething Problems At New QE Hospital

Following reports in the press last week of teething problems at the new QE Hospital in Edgbaston, a representative from the Trust came to the Health and Adults O & S Committee today to update us on the situation. The … Continue reading