Monthly Archives: April 2015

Friends of Sheldon Library enjoy a day out

  Friends of Sheldon Library   It was a dry sunny but cold spring April morning, and B26 was off to Sheldon Library to sample a trip organised by the Chairman of Friends of Sheldon Library, Peter Jones and his committee to … Continue reading

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Three arrested as investigation steps up into violence at Blues v Wolves

      Detectives investigating disorder at a local football derby have this morning (30 April) arrested three people.The arrests come as West Midlands Police release 11 images of people they need information about after violence flared after the Birmingham City … Continue reading

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Investigation launched after body found at Birmingham recycling plant

An  investigation has been launched after a body of a man was discovered at a recycling plant on Armoury Road, Sparkhill. Officers were called at 10.12am today (Wednesday 29 April). The site has been cordoned off to determine whether the … Continue reading

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Yardley Arts Forum: April 2015 – March 2016

 We hope Spring is treating you well and you’ve been able to enjoy the sunshine and blossom. We are holding 2 drop in information, planning and visioning sessions this Thursday at South Yardley Library.  This is to start planning the … Continue reading

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Lack of stairs only escalates the inactivity problem

 Birmingham Director of Public Health, Dr Adrian Phillips, makes the case for more stairs as Birmingham faces up to an inactivity crisis. Listening to the news yesterday morning, I was interested to hear that the escalators at New St Station are … Continue reading

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Extended summer season opening hours at Household Recycling Centres

 Residents of Birmingham are being reminded that the city’s three “super” Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) are open from 8am to 8pm every day of the week during the summer season. The reminder comes ahead of the May Day Bank Holiday … Continue reading

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Sign-up for Birmingham City Council election updates on WhatsApp

 Birmingham City Council has launched an election updates service via mobile messaging service WhatsApp. In a bid to engage a wider audience in the democratic process, the council is sending voter information, candidate lists results and other election news via … Continue reading

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This week in Sheldon

 Listed below, this weeks activities in Sheldon.  Friends of Sheldon Library  Tuesday: F.O.S.L. have organised a trip to the Black Country Museum, 9.30am start. …………………………………………  Sheldon Heath Social Club  Thursday: To all members, AGM at the club starting at 8.00pm. Saturday:  Tribute to … Continue reading

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PCC David Jamieson statement on crime figures

Police and Crime Commissioner comments on crime statistics – crime is changing not falling In the West Midlands there has been a one per cent rise in recorded crime, compared to a two per cent national rise.  West Midlands Police … Continue reading

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Parka-wearing attacker sought after student slashed at club night

 Images have been released of a man wearing a distinctive fur-lined parka coat who police need to trace after a student was slashed with a knife during a university night in Birmingham city centre. The 18-year-old student was on Broad … Continue reading

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