Monthly Archives: October 2013

Christmas in Birmingham

Centenary Square will be transformed for Christmas with the arrival of an outdoor ice rink on Sunday 17 November. Complementing the annual Christmas Markets, ‘Winter Skate’ at Birmingham’s ice rink will open daily until 5 January, providing winter fun … … Continue reading

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20mph Speed Limits: is 20mph Plenty?

When I was Chairman of Elms Farm Residents Association, the items that was brought up on a regular basis at our committee meetings was the speed of traffic on the Elms Farm Estate. Why only a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Be prepared for the return of the darker nights

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Lol’s Chicken Curry

Now that the clocks have gone back and we are heading into winter which is a time of year like most of you, that I don’t  look forward to, however, there is a bright spot, I start making my home-made … Continue reading

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Darker nights are here.

BATMAN may have had Robin to help him rid Gotham’s streets of criminals but West Midlands Police has a greater force… you! In a bold move away from traditional police advice, ground breaking motion comics have been used by the … Continue reading

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Local policing

Fed up with anti-social behaviour in your neighbourhood? Want the police to spend their time concentrating on other local priorities in your street? It’s time for you to have your say about how your neighbourhood is policed. Click on the … Continue reading

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Banjo playing Police Sergeant

A very novel way of informing members of the public about break-ins to their homes. A local West Midlands Police Officer, Sergeant Giles Dean, plays a George Formby song on his banjo to new lyrics he has written. It’s brilliant! … Continue reading

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Sunday workers.

        An issue had been raised regarding over hanging trees and shrubbery along pathways in the park by concerned local residents. At a recent committee meeting of Friends of Sheldon Country Park, it was decided that they would … Continue reading

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Birmingham International Airports runway extension.

I’m sure most of you living in Birmingham are fully aware of the runway extension to our airport. This will enable larger planes to take off and land with a full payload, and of course this will mean passengers will … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Sunday at St Giles Church is on Sunday 10th November 2013 Morning Service will start at 9.45 not 10.00 a.m. Service of Memories.. This will be at 4.00 p.m. If you would like to join with us to remember … Continue reading

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