Monthly Archives: April 2018

Public meeting: The AGM of Friends Of Sheldon Country Park

As  most of the community of Sheldon know, Sheldon Country Park is probably the jewel in the crown of the best free day out you can possibly have. However, it doesn’t run itself, it needs the volunteers who represent the local … Continue reading

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West Midlands Police news update for Sunday 22nd April 2018

Gang members jailed for 70+ years in WMP offensive against violent crime Ten people linked to Birmingham gangs have together been jailed for more than 70 years in the last two months alone − and West Midlands Police has promised … Continue reading

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Birmingham Carers Hub

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young” – Henry Ford At Birmingham Carers Hub, we’re of the Henry Ford school of thought. We firmly believe that there’s always more to … Continue reading

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The forthcoming local elections in May.

My wife and I have just received our postal voting papers for the forthcoming local election on the 3rd May 2018. This time we are going to see some changes in Sheldon and other wards across Birmingham. The Sheldon Ward … Continue reading

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WatersideCare Group in action once again.

B26 is a very big supporter of this environmental group who give their time free every Tuesday morning picking up the rubbish that the community has dumped in and around Sheldon Country Park. B26 salutes you guys!   On our … Continue reading

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Birmingham City Council Appoints Project Director for Birmingham 2022 from Gold Coast 2018

One of the key figures delivering the 2018 Commonwealth Games has been appointed to the Project Director role for Birmingham 2022 within Birmingham City Council Neil Carney, Head of Games Operations for Gold Coast 2018, has a wealth of experience … Continue reading

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Sheldon Neighbourhood Team in action on speeding

There is definitely more action taking place in the Sheldon Ward with regards to speeding vehicles. With the great work that the Sheldon Traffic Action Group are doing in collating speeding information that is then forwarded to the police. Today, I received information … Continue reading

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Man sentenced for terrorism offences

A man has been jailed for eight years today after he was found guilty of distributing extremist publications. The man − who cannot be named for legal reasons − was found guilty of two charges of possessing documents likely to … Continue reading

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The issue of funding for police continues to grow.

As I wrote the other day: Are the British people being shortchanged on how we are policed? The debate continues at a pace. The Police Federation leader for the Greater Manchester, Ian Hanson, said: ‘Amanda Rudd is treating the public with “utter … Continue reading

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Are the British people being shortchanged on how we are policed?

B26 has been at the forefront in bringing to the attention of our readers the shortcomings in relation to the budget cuts to our police. This has meant a reduction of police on our streets and the closing of police … Continue reading

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