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Monthly Archives: March 2012
One of the people featured in the BetterBearwood video is local actor Laurence Saunders. Laurence is no stranger to cameras and filming, and he is one of the actors in the voting for the 2012 Soap Awards for his role … Continue reading
The YouTube video for the BetterBearwood Portas bid is already attracting a lot of attention. In the first 24 hours it was viewed over 650 times. A quick glance on YouTube at other bids shows that this is a fairly … Continue reading
The video produced by the team bidding to be a Portas Pilot is now up and running on YouTube. And today the Government has announced a further round of bidding and additional measures to try to breath life in to … Continue reading
This evening at Holly Lodge School saw the first Smethwick Community Awards ceremony, rewarding the efforts of volunteers across Smethwick. Bearwood was very well represented in the nominations, and also walked away with two of the major awards for the … Continue reading
Sandwell’s anti-social behaviour helpline will close this week following: ·cuts in Government funding ·a sharp fall in calls ·the recent launch of a new 24-hour non-emergency police 101 number However, there will be no let up in the fight against … Continue reading
Bearwood Traders Association and Sandwell Leisure Trust have teamed up to create a Bearwood Shoppers’ Loyalty Scheme. It is a trial scheme for three months, with a number of Bearwood Businesses offering discounts and special offers to holders of a … Continue reading
For those of you on Facebook, the folk behind the Bearwood Portas bid have created a BetterBearwood page. Show your support by linking to the page and ‘liking’ it. Apologies to non-Facebook folk who won’t have a clue what that … Continue reading
…from the Team Bearwood car wash. (thanks to Stacey Corker)
Many folk in Bearwood will know Sgt. Paul Shannaghan, known by many as ‘Shaggy’. Well, Paul was involved in a road accident yesterday as he cycled home from work. A taxi driver pulled out in front of him, the resulting … Continue reading