Author Archives: Deirdre Alden


Edgbaston Ward Conservatives were delighted to join in with “Andy’s Street Clean” this morning  – Andy Street’s initiative to have a huge co-ordinated West Midlands clean up this weekend. Teams were out across the region. The Edgbaston Group met up … Continue reading

Helping Out With Calthorpe Residents’ Litter Pick

Cllr Matt Bennett and I were pleased to help out with Calthorpe Residents’ Society’s  second big litter pick in Edgbaston this morning. Two teams were out cleaning the streets today and we joined the team in the Frederick Rd, George … Continue reading

Lee Crescent & Ryland Rd Parking Regulations

Following on from installing the one way section in Ryland Road, now lines and signs are being installed in both Ryland Road and Lee Crescent to make the area Resident Permit holders parking.  This will stop people from elsewhere parking … Continue reading

Road Change In Ryland Road

At last! The work to stop rat running and all day parking by non-residents in Lee Crescent and Ryland Road (which Edgbaston’s Conservative Councillors have campaigned for, for years – literally) has finally started! The first action was to change … Continue reading

Edgbaston Test Match

Flying the flag at Edgbaston today! England versus Australia in the Ashes test Match.

The Tram Is Coming To Edgbaston

This morning Cllr Matt Bennett and I joined West Midlands Mayor Andy Street for a briefing about progress on the work to bring the tram out to Edgbaston. Since the Five Ways underpass closed last month, preliminary work is being … Continue reading

Boris Pledges 20,000 More Police Officers

Great that Boris has become our new Prime Minister, great that he has pledged 20,000 extra police officers for our country, and great that he came to Edgbaston Constituency yesterday to reinforce this commitment. Great picture of West Midlands Mayor … Continue reading