Monthly Archives: May 2019

Consultation on Perry Barr highways scheme set to begin

A programme of highway infrastructure improvements to open up the heart of Perry Barr and support the regeneration of the wider area is set to go out to public consultation. The £27.1 million project – which includes the removal of … Continue reading

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Steelhouse Lane Police Museum

Raise the roof! Designs to turn the Victorian Lock-Up on Steelhouse Lane into a Police Museum have now been granted planning permission and listed building consent by Birmingham City Council. Thanks to National Lottery players, a successful first-round Heritage Lottery … Continue reading

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A view of Old Sheldon

I’m not a true Sheldonian. I was born in Solihull and lived in Olton for 25-years. I moved into Sheldon in 1968, so I suppose I can now be called a Sheldonian. I was recently looking through some old books … Continue reading

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Winning artists receive their prizes

Family, friends and holidays featured in prize-winning pictures created by local children for an art competition in Birmingham. The Moments that Matter competition, held by John Taylor Hospice and Oikos Café, asked youngsters to create a picture of their favourite … Continue reading

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West Midlands Police news information on police cadet leaders

I have received this information from West Midlands Police which may be of interest to the wider community. With this in mind, I have decided to publish it on the B26 website.   Dear all, We are currently looking for … Continue reading

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Sheldon Neighbourhood Team update for May 2019

  Sheldon Police‏ @SheldonWMP  17/05/19            Officers have stopped and seized another vehicle today…it’s not hard folks…insure your vehicle and we won’t take it       Sheldon Police‏ @SheldonWMP May 13 Another knife off the streets of Sheldon thanks to our fantastic residents   … Continue reading

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Prince’s Trust triumph at Old Rectory Farm

Nine days ago I visited Old Rectory Farm in Sheldon Country Park to see the proposed project to to build a covered picnic area and a butterfly garden by this volunteering group. On a very dull and wet Thursday of … Continue reading

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Sheldon Traffic Action Group updating our Sheldon residents

 Once again the S.T.A.G. team have been working tirelessly for the benefit of the community by monitoring the speeds of vehicle that travel through Sheldon. This has been achieved by the team being able to get funding from various supportive … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Games 2022

Construction work on Commonwealth Games Village officially begins   Construction work on the largest infrastructure project directly related to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games started today (May 8). A ground-breaking ceremony was staged at the Commonwealth Games Village site in … Continue reading

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West midlands Police news update for the 9th May 2019

Construction worker dies in Birmingham wall collapse A construction worker has died after a wall collapsed at a Birmingham building site yesterday (8 May). Police and ambulance were called to a courtyard in Victoria Street, Hockley, just before 6pm where … Continue reading

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