Monthly Archives: August 2017

Leafletting And Bin Bags

Out with the team leafletting in Edgbaston yesterday – sadly lots of bin bags and overflowing wheelie bins on the streets – the result of Labour’s bin strike. We’re not even scheduled for a collection this week – so this … Continue reading

Birmingham Bin Strike Update

  Birmingham’s bin strike could continue until Christmas, Unite the union are threatening. The Council’s much-heralded three week clean up ended today – and surprise, surprise, not all the city has been cleared. The idea that in three weeks the … Continue reading

T20 Cricket At Edgbaston

Great weather for last night’s T20 match between the Worcestershire Rapids and the Birmingham Bears at Edgbaston. A close result in a thrilling match with the Rapids winning by 5 runs. Many thanks to sponsors Birmingham City University for inviting … Continue reading

Different Anglez

Picture courtesy Charmaine@DifferentAnglez Twitter feed. Great to be on Chairmaine’s DifferentAnglez politics show on New Style Radio this morning with Cllr Clements (Labour) and Cllr Jan (Lib Dem) for a round table discussion of the bin strike and various other … Continue reading

Where Is Clancy?

(Picture courtesy of Neil Elkes’ Twitter.) Where is John Clancy, the Labour Leader of Birmingham City Council? The bin strike – now five weeks old and no end in sight – is causing untold misery for residents, but there’s no … Continue reading