Monthly Archives: February 2012

Meeting The Rotary Club In Edgbaston

Two different Rotary Clubs meet in Edgbaston – the Edgbaston Rotary Club, and the Edgbaston Convention Rotary Club. I’ve spoken at both during the years I’ve been an Edgbaston Councillor, but tonight I was speaking at the latter, which meets … Continue reading

Role Of The Lord Mayor

Last Friday, as a former Lady Mayoress of Birmingham,  I gave evidence to the Scrutiny Committee which has been convened to look into the future role of the Lord Mayor in light of possible constitutional changes in the city (which do … Continue reading

Metal Theft

There have been a spate of metal thefts in Edgbaston during the past 12 months – including from St Augustine’s Church roof and Moorland Court flats roof, as well as numerous other places. As the Council’s Public Protection Committee heard on … Continue reading

Care Compost

In stock at Edgbaston’s Martineau Gardens at the moment is Care Compost – compost recycled from Birmingham’s household green waste. If you are looking to mulch your garden this spring, support the Martineau Gardens by buying your compost from them. … Continue reading

Three New Trees For St Augustine’s

After two attempts to plant 3 new trees on the grass opposite Lee Crescent ended in the trees being uprooted and dumped across the Middleway on Lee Bank, residents and Councillors agreed that the best thing was to find a … Continue reading

Opening Of The QE Faith & Community Centre

This week is the second United Nations Inter Faith Harmony Week, so it was appropriate that today saw the opening of the new Faith and Community Centre at the QE Hospital in Edgbaston. The event took place this lunch time. … Continue reading

Accession Day Celebration

Today I was invited to a special Accession Day Service at St Augustine’s Church in Lyttelton Road, to mark the 60th anniversary tomorrow of Her Majesty’s accession to the throne. It was a lovely service and afterwards there was a … Continue reading