Monthly Archives: July 2016

Digital Speed Enforcement In Edgbaston

Very shortly the new digital speed enforcement system on the Hagley Rd and Bristol Rd in Edgbaston, will be going live. You may have already noticed the cameras eg: outside the Hallmark Strathallen Hotel on the Hagley Road (pictured). The … Continue reading

No 11 Bus – Fascinating Facts!

I’m grateful to Cllr Mike Ward for telling me some fascinating facts about Birmingham’s No 11 bus and allowing me to pass them on, via this blog. Birmingham’s No 11 service covers a 36 mile long circular route which can … Continue reading

Happy Birthday James!

Delighted to join Hon Alderman James Hutchings for his 80th birthday celebration at Edgbaston Golf Club this lunch time. He was an excellent Edgbaston Councillor for many years!  


Congratulations to Theresa May (pictured on a previous visit to Edgbaston) on becoming Leader of the Conservative party today. She will become Prime Minister on Wednesday and I am sure she will do an excellent job! Good wishes to Andrea … Continue reading

Chad Vale School Fete

Delighted to see the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress at the Chad Vale School fete in Edgbaston today. Excellent occasion – and the rain held off!  

Second Tory Female Prime Minister

Great news that the next Prime Minister will be a woman after Conservative MPs selected two women to go into the final ballot – Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom. Whoever wins will be our second female Prime Minister. Great to … Continue reading

Portland Road

I have received a number of complaints about the state of the carriageway in Portland Road over the last six months or so. It was also (quite separately) highlighted by the Birmingham Mail as a road which had a number … Continue reading