Monthly Archives: December 2013

Chamberlain Files Seem A Bit Confused

For someone who is supposed to be a political journalist, Paul Dale seems to be slightly confused about the timetable for the roll out of wheelie bins in Birmingham. In his Old Joe’s Almanac piece (not nearly so good as … Continue reading

Edgbaston HLB Christmas Party (& Trifle!)

Edgbaston’s monthly Housing Liaison Board meeting was followed this week by the traditional Christmas Party – complete with table decorations, music, lovely food and party hats – and of course Gwen’s famous trifle (which is to die for and which … Continue reading

Bus Lane Enforcement Fines Mount Up

If you live in Birmingham you will almost certainly have picked up on the controversy concerning the bus lane enforcement in the city this autumn. Whilst no-one is suggesting the rules shouldn’t be enforced, the signage needs to be clear … Continue reading

Christmas Refuse Collections

There will no scheduled household refuse collections on Christmas day or Boxing Day. All other collection dates will remain unchanged. Refuse collections due on Wed Dec 25th will be made on Wed Jan 1st. Refuse collections due on Thurs Dec … Continue reading

Spreading The Word

Edgbaston Conservatives have a had a busy day across the constituency today – spreading the word that our libraries are NOT closing. Our Labour MP recently sent out a letter which stated that “the libraries in our constituency are now … Continue reading

“Weoley” Basic Error

I happened to see a copy of a Weoley Labour News on a colleague’s desk today – and it contained a really surprising statement on the front page. The article was about the change to wheelie bins, and the Labour … Continue reading

Finding Santa

I was invited along to the Youth Club at the Church of the Redeemer tonight to see their Christmas play “Finding Santa”. It was great to see the children performing so well in front of an audience of parents and … Continue reading