Monthly Archives: July 2017

Local events to enjoy in August

       Many of you will perhaps be unaware that there will not be a Sheldon Countryside Festival this summer. Due to financial constraints by Birmingham City Council, this will now not be possible. In previous years it was funded from … Continue reading

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A phone scam

I’ve always been a big supporter of NW. With this in mind, one of our readers of B26 sent me some details of a phone scam. Please read the details of what he sent me. Got a call yesterday telling … Continue reading

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The dispute by our binmen and Birmingham City Council continues

After several weeks of working to rule, the binmens’ dispute with Birmingham City Council appears to be getting worse.                                                                 This morning it even made headlines on the ‘Today Programme’ on Radio4 and the PM programme at 5pm, plus … Continue reading

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Arts in the Yard

Dear friends, We would like to invite you to the opening ceremony of Salma Zulfiqar’s new educational art installation on migration which will be exhibited in the rotunda area at the Library of Birmingham, UK,  between 28 July – 30 September, … Continue reading

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West Midlands Police news update

Burglar traced to seaside camping hideout A prolific thief has been sent to a youth offenders institute for a series of burglaries in Solihull − after West Midlands Police traced him to his seaside campsite hiding place. Lewis Tilley was … Continue reading

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City work on extremism honoured in the USA

As part of the latest phase of an information sharing project on how to better tackle extremism, the City and County of Denver has proclaimed this week as Birmingham PREVENT Violence Week. The proclamation was made last night (July 24) … Continue reading

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Summer activities at St Thomas Church

Summer Play Days You may not be able to read all of the details of theses “Summer Play Days”, try clicking on the posters, or perhaps contacting St Thomas Church if you wish your child to attend any of these … Continue reading

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B26 is now back reporting after a short holiday

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Latest updates from West Midlands Police

Appeal for information following car jacking in Solihull Police are appealing for information after a woman had her car stolen during a robbery in Solihull Saturday (22 July). The woman had stopped at a set of traffic lights on Lode … Continue reading

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EDUCATORS AND PARENTS URGED TO PREVENT CHILDREN FROM ‘PLAYING CHICKEN’

Fay Goodman, founder of new Birmingham-based children’s safety education charity The Conies and well-known regional campaigner as managing director of DriveSafe & StaySafe, is urging parents to be extra vigilant about their children’s safety as school summer holidays get under … Continue reading

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