Monthly Archives: August 2011

Visiting Edgbaston Croquet Club

This afternoon Clr Hutchings and I were invited to visit a local sports club – the Edgbaston Croquet Club in Richmond Hill Rd. We enjoyed tea with the club members and a short game in the early evening sunshine. Great … Continue reading

And New Lights On Priory Rd

It seems that where-ever you look in Edgbaston at the moment, you can see evidence of the investment going in from the Conservative led Council. Following on from yesterday’s post about the new windows in the 3 tower blocks on … Continue reading

New Windows On The Priory Estate

The Conservative led Council continues to carry out work to bring Council properties up to the decent homes standard. Current work in Edgbaston Ward is taking place on the Priory Estate with Century Tower, Wickets Tower and Boundary House all … Continue reading

Bournbrook Walkway Improvements

Last week I had a look at the work which has been done to improve the Bournbrook Walkway. The brook forms the boundary between Edgbaston and Selly Oak Wards where it runs immediately south of Leasow Drive. The Walkway has … Continue reading

Edgbaston Boreholes

Yesterday Cllr James Hutchings and I visited the Severn Trent Water Treatment Works in Waterworks Rd, Edgbaston to view the site of the pilot borehole. Costain’s are undertaking the work for Severn Trent. The aim is to eventually be able … Continue reading

Rubbish Removal

Yesterday I went on an HLB walkabout with residents from Roman Way. Representatives from the Police, and Council officers were also present. While walking round we came across several piles of fly tipped rubbish on the estate (see picture of one lot). I am pleased … Continue reading

Special Council Meeting

Yesterday Birmingham Council held a special meeting with the Chief Constable to discuss the riots, how the police had handled the situation, and the aftermath, etc. Unusually, Birmingham’s MPs were also invited to attend and speak. In the event, only … Continue reading

Edgbaston Test Match

A good day at Edgbaston today, watching the third day’s play of the Test Match between England and India. The ground was full and there was play for most of the day.  Nice to catch up with Paul Uppal, the … Continue reading

Meeting The Police

Birmingham City Councillors and MPs will be meeting the police at a special meeting next Monday to discuss the recent riots and looting in Birmingham. The meeting is being organised by Birmingham City Council.

Test Match Parking & Update On Disturbances

Today the Test Match started in Edgbaston. A good day’s cricket took place (and I am looking forward to going myself later in the week). However I was down around the ground this morning, meeting residents who suffer from anti … Continue reading