Monthly Archives: March 2012

Improvements At Shopping Centres

Money from the Council’s Local Improvements budget is being used to improve the public realm at three shopping centres in the ward – Hollies Croft, Templefield Square and Chad Square. At Hollies Croft (pictured) the work started a couple of … Continue reading

New Website

Edgbaston Constituency Conservatives have a new website. You can access it at

New Community Centre At Woodview

This week, Cllr Hutchings and I visited the consultation exhibition at Woodview Community Centre – where plans were on show for the new Community Centre. When I first became an Edgbaston Councillor in 1999, the Woodview Community Association operated out of … Continue reading

HLB Projects Carried Out

A recent study of Housing Liaison Board projects revealed a number for Edgbaston Ward which were still outstanding, resulting in me and the HLB Chairman meeting with officers last autum to request that they be progressed. I am delighted to report … Continue reading

New Speed Warning Signs

The Vehicle Activated Speed Signs which warn drivers they are travelling too fast have been immensely popular and the Councillors have had a number of requests for more of them. This year – as those of you who have seen … Continue reading

A Look Round The New Bramall Centre

On Friday, Cllr James Hutchings and I were given a tour round the new Bramall Music Centre at Birmingham University. We donned hard hats and boots to see the centre – which houses a massive state of the art rehearsal … Continue reading

Helping Out At The Community Allotment

This morning – on a lovely sunny Sunday morning – Cllr James Hutchings and I went along to help out with some gardening work at the community allotment in Parker Street, on the Waterworks Estate. Groundwork oversaw the day’s work … Continue reading