Monthly Archives: July 2019

B26 weekend news round up

A man responsible for the dumping of waste in the garden of an empty house in Handsworth has been jailed for five months by Birmingham Crown Court Thursday 25th July 2019. Sean Martin, aged 53, of Friar Park Road, Wednesbury, … Continue reading

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Recruiting 20,000 new police officers

B26 has been arguing the case for quite some time about the increase in crime in the West Midlands and across the the UK, also the severe reduction in in police numbers over the recent years. I was therefore pleased … Continue reading

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Summer event Sheldon Country Park

A few days ago I put on the B26 website a Summer event at Old Rectory Farm, Sheldon Country Park. This event was being run by the Friends Of Sheldon Country Park to raise funds to keep improving the facilities … Continue reading

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Britain has finally got a new Prime Minister

After many weeks of listening to Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson battling it out on the radio, TV or reading about them in the national press, where incidentally most of us never had a vote. Today at around 12pm, it … Continue reading

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Information sharing across the B26 area

Last Thursday I attended the the CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) for Solihull & Birmingham PPG’s (Patients Participation Group) at Solihull College Conference Centre. This is where all aspects of our NHS are discussed and information shared by presentations to the … Continue reading

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The benefits from space exploration

A few days ago I wrote an article about the celebration of the 5oth anniversary of the USA putting two men on the lunar surface, this cost them a staggering $25 billion and also employing 400,000 NASA employees who worked … Continue reading

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An event next Sunday at Sheldon Country Park

Friends Of Sheldon Country Park are putting on an event next Sunday at Rectory Farm. This event is for all the family and for our voluntary group to help raise funds for the continual upkeep of the farm for the … Continue reading

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Land Rover Sports & Social Club

HI lol, Thought this might be something that you could share via B26 etc. You may of already heard about the Land Rover Sports Field and Social Club and the plans for JLR to turn it into a car park. … Continue reading

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Sheldon Residents Association meeting

Sheldon Residents Association meeting Thursday 18th July 3.30pm. Barrows Lane.

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Celebrating 50-years since the USA sent a rocket to put men on the moon

On the 16th July 1969 I had been a resident of Sheldon for only just over a year after moving here from Solihull. However, this date was momentous for another reason, it was  the day that the United States of … Continue reading

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