Monthly Archives: March 2011

Birmingham In Bloom 2011!

The Council is launching its regular annual Birmingham In Bloom competition for tenants and leaseholders on the city’s estates. There are categories for Best front garden, Best back garden, Best communal garden and Best balcony, baskets or pots. During the … Continue reading

Roman Way Tasking Meeting

Earlier this evening I attended a Tasking Meeting on the Roman Way Estate. The meeting was held at the nearby Learning Hub on Metchley Lane. A number of local issues were raised including the parking scheme which is shortly to … Continue reading

Unveiling The Edgbaston Community Mosaic

Back in the winter, I blogged about the community mosaic which was being made, and how I had gone along to Edgwood Court, Bellis Street to help put in a few tiles. The finished mosaic is now on permanent display outside … Continue reading

Campaign Success!

My campaign to stop the Elections Office moving  the Polling Station which serves the Roman Way Estate has been successful – for this year at least. The current Polling Station is a hut on Vincent Drive. However the Elections Office … Continue reading

Planting Out The Growzone!

I showed pictures on this blog previously of how Edgbaston’s community allotment – our Growzone – was being built by Groundwork on the Waterworks Estate in North Edgbaston. The work is now completed and today residents got together to start … Continue reading

Historic Moment For Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club

Today I attended the Calthorpe Business Alliance Lunch Event at the Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club. This is a regular event, but the first time it has been held at this location. The weather couldn’t have been better, and the event … Continue reading

Public Private Partnership In Edgbaston!

Today saw a great example of private and public partnership in Edgbaston Ward. The Edgbaston Councillors have used the last of this year’s Community Chest money to buy a car for our local police, who needed extra transport to easily … Continue reading

Comenius Project at KEHS

This morning I joined staff, Governors and the High Sherriff at King Edward’s High School in Edgbaston Park Road, for an opening ceremony to welcome staff and pupils from 4 different countries, to Birmingham. The event was taking place as part … Continue reading

Improvements On The Priory Estate

Scaffolding is going up on all three tower blocks on the Priory Estate now, ready for the new windows which are going in. These improvements to the blocks follow on from the work the Council carried out to improve the … Continue reading

New Supermarkets In Edgbaston

The new Aldi in Edgbaston (pictured below) is nearing completion and will open on March 31st. It is situated on Edgbaston Road, in front of the Hemisphere and opposite the Edgbaston County Cricket Ground. Meanwhile, the new Morissons at Five … Continue reading