Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Consultation Which Isn’t Consulting – Yet.

The current tenant engagement consultation is advertised as having started on July 19th when I understand the Leader of the Council addressed the City HLB. The three month consultaton is therefore about halfway through. Page 4 of the consultation document states that “views … Continue reading

Threat To Birmingham Council’s Concierge System

This morning I was invited to talk on Radio WM’s Adrian Goldberg Show about a threat from the ruling Labour administration to the Council’s concierge system – people who sit in the base of tower blocks, monitoring who goes in … Continue reading

Sky Ride In Edgbaston

On Sunday I went along to see the cycle event Sky Ride taking place in Edgbaston – which this year had a changed route from the Pershore Road (where it has been for the past couple of years) to a route … Continue reading

Cleaning Robert Peel’s Statue

A statue of Robert Peel (1788-1850) – the former Conservative Prime Minister and founder of the modern police force (officers  are still known as Bobbies to this day in his honour) – is situated on the Pershore Rd, outside the Tally … Continue reading

No Support For Labour’s Tenant Engagement Plans At Today’s Meeting

The new Labour administration in Birmingham is planning to change tenant engagement in the city and has embarked on a series of consultation meetings on the subject. Today’s was originally billed as a joint Edgbaston and Northfield meeting but to … Continue reading

Roman Way Estate CIC AGM

On Tuesday evening, Cllr James Hutchings and I attended the AGM of the Roman Way Community Interest Company – the TMO which is now dealing with repairs etc. on the estate. The Directors’ report contained good news – new repairs … Continue reading