Author Archives: Deirdre Alden

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Edgbaston Awakes!

Today was the culmination of our ward’s Community Arts Project – Edgbaston Awakes! – organised by Artscoop and funded through our ward LIF money. Four groups of adult residents have been taking part – based at the Karis Centre, Woodview … Continue reading

Flight Path Changes From Runway 33

Last night I attended Birmingham Airport’s consultation meeting in Harborne (advertised on this blog a few days ago) where there was a full presentation about changes proposed and the chance for questions. If you didn’t go and wish to take … Continue reading

Edgbaston HLB Meeting

This afternoon I went to Edgbaston’s monthly HLB meeting. Plenty to talk about on lots of topics concerning several different areas of the ward. The meeting was followed by an HLB walkabout around Barsham Close.

Conservative Women’s Organisation

Delighted to help out at a West Midlands Conservative Women’s Organisation training session this afternoon, talking about local election campaigning.

Bus Stop Rationalisation Programme

The South Birmingham bus stop rationalisation programme (stupid name for a decision to cut out a number of bus stops) is generating a number of complaints from residents. Several locations in Edgbaston have been affected – for example two stops … Continue reading

Flight Path Changes

Birmingham Airport have emailed me to say they have arranged a further public meeting for residents in the Edgbaston and Harborne area who may be affected by their proposed changes to the flightpaths of planes departing from Runway 33. The … Continue reading