Monthly Archives: February 2018

Budget Day At Birmingham Council

Yesterday was budget day at Birmingham Council. Next time Labour go on about cuts, bear in mind they got £88 million extra in funding this year than they were expecting when they set their four year budget in 2016 – … Continue reading

Campaigning In The Sunshine

Lovely to have a sunny Saturday for once! Great campaigning weather and lots done.

Great British Spring Clean Up In Edgbaston

The Council and residents working together in Edgbaston – part of the Great British Spring Clean Up! Last year’s event was good (see below). The weather was great and we got a lot done. I’m sure this year’s will be … Continue reading

Today’s Missed Collections

  A number of roads in Edgbaston did not have their rubbish collected today (including my own). I have been told the missed roads will be picked up tomorrow. If you live in Edgbaston Ward and your collection was missed … Continue reading

Labour Have It Wrong On Policing

The West Midlands Police are run by a LABOUR Police and Crime Commissioner. It is a Labour Police and Crime Commissioner who has spent £33 million doing up the police  headquarters at Lloyd House but stopped public access at loads … Continue reading

Canvassing in Edgbaston Today

Canvassing in Edgbaston Ward this morning. Good reception on the doorsteps and lots of interesting conversations.

Blue Plaque Unveiling

I was delighted to be invited to the unveiling of a blue plaque to Sir Gilbert Barling today. Sir Gilbert was the first Chairman of the Civic Society which celebrates its centenary this year. As part of the celebrations, during … Continue reading