Monthly Archives: July 2016

Important information for B26 readers

Unfortunately B26 will have to close for a short time. Today my wife was taken ill and was rushed to the Heartlands Hospital where she was diagnosed with a stroke. As I’m sure you will all understand, B26 and my other community commitments will … Continue reading

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Birmingham Airport gets a shock on how passengers rate the airport

B26 has always been a very big supporter of Birmingham Airport, I was therefore very disappointed to read a report that the airport has come twelfth out of fifteen in satisfaction ratings by passengers. Out of a score of 120 Birmingham … Continue reading

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Is the police 101 service a failure

Keeping the residents in our community safe is very important and B26 has regularly supported the police to this end. It was quite disappointing to read the headline in the Daily Mail; “Three million calls to 101 police line go unanswered”.   I … Continue reading

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Meetings in Sheldon this week

                         There will be a Sheldon Ward Police Tasking meeting this Tuesday 19th July 7.00pm at the Manston Road Common Rooms. There has been a lot of effort by local … Continue reading

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Birmingham leader seeks urgent talks with new PM

City Council leader Cllr John Clancy is seeking urgent talks with new Prime Minister Theresa May to make the case of Birmingham’s role in the post-Brexit UK economy. Cllr Clancy has written to the new PM explaining why he feels … Continue reading

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West Midlands Police news update for Monday 18th July

   Career criminal jailed for Birmingham robberies A career criminal who stole just over £300 in cash in two armed robberies at Birmingham convenience stores has been jailed for 13 years.   Ain Williams, of Amiss Garden, Small Heath raided … Continue reading

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Proposed Bus service Changes – East Birmingham / North Solihull

                    National Express West Midlands (NXWM) have advised that they are undertaking a public consultation on a number of bus service changes in the East Birmingham / North Solihull Area. The … Continue reading

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