Monthly Archives: June 2011

Dignity & Essential Care Conference

Regular readers of this blog may remember that back in the winter, in my role as Chairman of Health and Adults Scrutiny in Birmingham,  I raised some concerns which I had received from members of the public concerning the level of … Continue reading

Dental Hospital Plans

A couple of weeks ago I attended an exhibition at the MAC which showed the Dental Hospital’s plans to move to the rear of the Pebble Mill site. Last week, representatives from the Dental Hospital came to the Edgbaston Ward … Continue reading

Carnival 2011!

Today was the Harborne Carnival – one of the biggest street carnivals in the counry, so certainly the largest event of its kind in the Edgbaston constituency. This year the theme was Kings and Queens. One thing the Carnival organisers … Continue reading

Opening The Garden At Edgbaston Grange Day Nursery

This morning I was invited along to the Open Day at Edgbaston Grange Day Nursery on the Hagley Road to officially open the nursery’s new garden which provides an excellent outdoor learning space for the children. The picture below shows … Continue reading

Fatal Shooting In Edgbaston

There has been a fatal shooting in Melville Road Edgbaston. The incident happened at around 10.15 last night and I understand the victim (who has not yet been identified) was pronounced dead at the scene by an ambulance crew. The … Continue reading

Armed Forces Day 2011

On Saturday, Birmingham will be celebrating Armed Forces Day. The day will begin at 11.00am with a private ceremony at th Hall of Memory where the names of the fallen will be added to the Books Of Remembrance. There will … Continue reading

University of Birmingham Community Day

Today the three Edgbaston Conservative Councillors visited the Community Day held at the University of Birmingham. With plenty to see at lots of different locations around the campus, there was something for everyone. The crowds came out and the weather … Continue reading