Author Archives: Deirdre Alden

Freedom Of The City – RAF Cosford

Delighted to be invited to the ceremony today to confer the Freedom of the City upon RAF Cosford, a decision which was resolved by the City Council on July 11th 2017. After the ceremony in Victoria Square, RAF Cosford exercised … Continue reading

Cycle Way & Cricket Ground

Cllr Matt Bennett and I had a busy morning today first meeting with Council officers and residents regarding on-going concerns which residents have about the knock on effect of the Bristol Rd cycle way on traffic in various other parts … Continue reading

Lee Crescent Meeting

The District Engineer and I met with residents from Lee Crescent this evening. We’ve already managed to secure the funding for parking regulations¬† there and in nearby Ryland Road and these are due to be advertised shortly. Tonight’s meeting led … Continue reading

All Change In Harborne!

Good to meet up with Peter Fowler, (centre), Harborne’s new Conservative Councillor, at the Harborne Farmers’ Market yesterday. At the election, John (my husband) stood down as a Harborne Councillor having done 33 years and 2 months service! He was … Continue reading

Calthorpe Business Alliance In Greenfield Crescent

Good to catch up with people at the Calthorpe Business Alliance meeting in Greenfield Crescent yesterday lunch time. The event was held in the upstairs newly refurbished office buildings (looking very different from how they were when Edgbaston Conservatives were … Continue reading

Conservatives Re-Elected To Serve Edgbaston!

I’m delighted that my ward colleague Cllr Matt Bennett and I were re-elected to represent Edgbaston Ward for the next four years, and with a greatly increased majority of 496 between the 1st placed Conservative and the nearest Labour candidate … Continue reading

Polling Day – May 3rd

Thursday May 3rd is Polling Day! If you live in Edgbaston Ward you have two votes – please use them to re-elect your two Conservative Councillors Deirdre Alden and Matt Bennett.