Monthly Archives: February 2020

West Midlands Police news update for Friday 28th February

Man stabbed in the neck with a bottle in Solihull town centre A man was rushed to hospital after being stabbed in the neck with a bottle in Solihull town centre. Police and paramedics were called to reports of a … Continue reading

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Birmingham City Council news update

Birmingham makes largest reduction in rough sleeping amongst Core Cities Rough sleeping across Birmingham has reduced thanks to the help and support of community groups, council commissioned services, health and voluntary partners. Today (Thursday 27 February), the Government released annual … Continue reading

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Are the great British public well served?

One of the subjects that B26 has been very prolific about is law and order, policing our streets and making our streets safer for the community of Great Britain. However, although Boris has pledged more bobbies on the beat, it … Continue reading

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Litter Pick Friends Of Sheldon Country Park

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Weekend news updates

Birmingham man fined for fly-tipping six times A Birmingham man was ordered to pay £1,580 and given six points on his driver’s licence, after pleading guilty to six fly-tipping offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court yesterday (20 February 2020). Simon Grandison, … Continue reading

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Sheldon Country Park

We often read in our daily newspapers or see on our TV’s about the amount of litter across the length and breadth on Great Britain. There is a campaign on at the moment with the Daily Mail called ‘Spring Clean’. … Continue reading

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Gateway to Birmingham

The following letter was sent to me by a very active and concerned ‘Community Leader’ regarding the “Gateway to Birmingham”. Mike Smith asked me if I would publish this letter on the B26 Community Webpage. I am pleased to oblige. Dear … Continue reading

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Yardley Basketball Club

My name is Helen Dillon.  I have recently become club secretary for Yardley Defenders Basketball Club. We have been in the area in one form or another since 2005 and have been at our present base at KESH Academy since … Continue reading

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Information sharing in Sheldon and Yardley

  We all want our children to be safe when crossing our local roads on their way to school. However, there are some areas of Sheldon where there hasn’t been a School Crossing Patrol Warden due to the warden either … Continue reading

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Birmingham City Council news update

Statement on HS2 latest Cllr Ian Ward, leader of Birmingham City Council, has issued the following statement on HS2.   “I welcome today’s news that the Government intends pressing ahead with the London to Birmingham stage of HS2, but it’s disappointing … Continue reading

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