Author Archives: Deirdre Alden

Three Great Candidates

Three great Conservative Councillors standing as Parliamentary Candidates in Birmingham this General Election. Good luck to Gary Sambrook (Northfield), Robert Alden (Erdington) and Alex Yip (Edgbaston).

General Election Campaign Launch

Great start last night to Alex Yip’s campaign to become Edgbaston’s next MP! He’ll make a fantastic Conservative representative for Edgbaston.

Making Mosaics At Edgewood Court

This afternoon I popped in to Edgewood Court where a project is underway to design and build a community mosaic of a flower garden which will be erected around the Karis Medical Centre in Waterworks Road next summer. The project … Continue reading

New Blue Plaque In Edgbaston

Today I attended the unveiling of the latest Birmingham Civic Society blue plaque to be displayed in Edgbaston Ward. The plaque commemorates Rev Thomas Swan (1795-1857) who was the Minister at Cannon Street Baptist Church and who also (in 1939) … Continue reading

Grants To Help Make Dreams Come True

I’m one of the Book Champions for “Once Upon A Time In Birmingham – Women Who Dared To Dream” a book  about 30 inspirational Birmingham women which was published last year to coincide with the centenary of women getting the … Continue reading

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Campaigning All Year Round

Good to see Birmingham Conservative Councillors busy campaigning – even while at Party Conference! Well done Gary Sambrook, Bobby Alden & Alex Yip – ring2win!