Monthly Archives: September 2010

Distraction Burglaries In The Area

I have had a circular email whch came from West Midlands Police warning of distraction burglaries in the area. What happens is this: a person knocks your door, claiming to be from “the water board” says they’ve put a hole … Continue reading

Rotton Park Action Group AGM

After chairing a full day evidence gathering session of the Health and Adults O & S Committee today (our review into delayed discharges) I was fully intending to go to the Rotton Park AGM tonight. Unfortunately I never made it. … Continue reading

Shining Stars At Edgbaston Cricket Ground

On Friday evening I attened the Shining Stars 2010 event – a celebration of success in Birmingham City Council’s Adults and Communities Department. The event is an annual one which, this year, was held in a marquee at the County … Continue reading

Forty Years On!

It is forty years ago today that I first moved to Edgbaston! I arrived as a student to study at the Birmingham School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art at 45 Church Rd, Edgbaston. The building is now being turned … Continue reading

A Tale Of Two Milibands

So the Labour Party has elected a Leader who presumably thinks it’s okay to knife your brother in the back.  Yes, I know Ed professed his love for his brother, but – hey, actions speak louder than words.  His love didn’t stop him entering a contest … Continue reading

Autumn Event At The Martineau Gardens

On Sunday Sept 26th, an Autumn Event will be held at the Martineau Gardens in Edgbaston. The event will take place from 11.00am until 3.00pm at the site which is at 27 Priory Road.  The Martineau Gardens are a community … Continue reading

Welcoming McColl’s Disabled Access

Yesterday I visited McColl’s shop in Hollies Croft, Edgbaston to see the work which has been started to install the disabled access to the shop. This is something I have been campaigning for all summer (and for some months before … Continue reading