Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Colonial Pavilion Opens In Edgbaston

At last week’s Mayor-making ceremony, I was delighted to meet up with Clive Stone from Redcliffe Catering who told me about an exciting new dining experience which has opened in Edgbaston. Called the Colonial Pavilion, and located amidst the natural … Continue reading

We Promised, We Delivered!

The Edgbaston Councillors promised students at Birmingham University that we would install a pedestrian refuge on Pritchatts Rd (at the junction with Edgbaston Park Rd).¬† This request was made to us by someone who works at the University, and we … Continue reading

Labour Changes Force Cancellation Of Constituency Meeting

Thanks to the new Labour administration, the Edgbaston Councillors have been told to cancel tomorrow night’s Constituency meeting. The May 29th date had been well publicised in advance, and indeed was even printed as a provisional date in the Council … Continue reading

Birmingham Council Annual Meeting

Yesterday’s was Birmingham Council’s Annual Meeting and Mayor Making Ceremony. Veteran Bartley Green Councillor John Lines was installed as Lord Mayor for the coming year. Yesterday was the 30th anniversary of the day he was first elected to serve the … Continue reading

Yes Campaigner Refuses To Take The Blame

Sion Simon (until recently one of the wannabe mayoral candidates) has an article in yesterday’s Birmingham Post which I find breath taking. You might have thought that as the Yes to a Mayor campaigners failed to persuade the people of … Continue reading

Upgrading Of Chad Square Car Park

Today I checked out the upgrading of the car park at Chad Square. Work is underway and will hopefully soon be completed. The upgrading of the car park at Chad Square is one of 3 schemes undertaken by the former … Continue reading

The Conservative Position In Edgbaston Constituency

There’s no denying May 3rd was a bad night for the Conservatives across Birmingham – that’s why I was so pleased to hold my seat with a majority (241) which was more than ten times¬†what we got in the seat … Continue reading