Monthly Archives: December 2010

Refuse Collection Update

Birmingham’s refuse collection is currently dealing with 3 different problems – bank holidays on Monday and Tuesday of this week and Monday of next week which disrupt the normal service, bad weather last week which made some side roads impassable, … Continue reading

Health Concerns

Today’s Birmingham Mail has covered concerns I raised at the December Health O & S Committee meeting regarding the nursing care of some elderly patients whle staying at the QE Hospital in Edgbaston. I raised the concerns after being contacted … Continue reading

Statue Unveiling Postponed

Tomorrow I had been due to attend the unveiling of the statue of King Edward VII in Centenary Square, by HRH The Prince of Wales. However I have just been notified that because of the weather, and the threat of … Continue reading

Festival Of Carols At St Augustine’s

Last night I attended the annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at St Augustine of Hippo Church in Lyttelton Road, Edgbaston, where I read one of the lessons. The roads were very snowy but we managed to drive there. … Continue reading

Weather Update!

The Council’s Emergency Planning Dept have updated Councillors today with news about coping with the weather in Birmingham. Gritting continued across Birmingham overnight, including footpath treatments in the city centre. Gritting will also be carrying on throughout today and priorities … Continue reading

Thick Snow In Edgbaston

Thick snow in Edgbaston today. It was snowing lightly when we woke at 8.30am and didn’t finish till about 4.00pm. We have measured it, and it’s 6 and a half inches deep on the roof of the bird table etc. Another day … Continue reading

Pisces In North Edgbaston

Today I went to a presentation by Pisces at the Clarendon Suites in Edgbaston.  They are looking to put together a conservation and heritage project in the Ladywood and Waterworks Estate area – enhancing people’s lives through history and heritage … Continue reading