Monthly Archives: May 2012

Not to be deterred…

A message from Dave at Bearwood Chapel about their Jubilee event: Just to update you – as it looks like there’s a strong possibility of rain on Monday.  We’re not going to let that dampen the party atmosphere! If necessary we’ll … Continue reading

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School holiday Summer volunteers needed

 

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Planning Applications

Just two planning applications for Abbey Ward this week: DC/12/54565       Lightwoods Park Hagley Road West Smethwick.  Relocation of a horticultural training centre comprising of 2 No. polytunnels, 2 No. sheds, 1 No. netlon tunnel, temporary single storey … Continue reading

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Bearwood misses out on Portas bid

Alan Bain from the BetterBearwood group posted this on Facebook last night, and it has now been confirmed. Hi everyone, unfortunately Bearwood has been unsuccesful in it’s funding bid from the Portas Pilot Fund. Winning bids this time around to … Continue reading

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Advertising Sign – Hagley Road

We have just received a notification from the Planning Department about the controversial application to erect a large illuminated advertising hoarding on the Hagley Road on the site of the former New Talbot public house. I have received notification that … Continue reading

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Relaxation Studio

Here is the text of a letter sent to Councillor Eling and myself in reply to our inquiry about the planning application for a relaxation studio on the Hagley Road. Dear councillors, I write in respect of your queries regarding … Continue reading

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At last…

Summer comes to Bearwood.

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Planning Applications

Two new planning applications this week. I really don’t know what a ‘relaxation studio’ is, and the planning application doesn’t appear to be much more informative either, but with an opening time which looks like it may be from 12.00 … Continue reading

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Lightwoods Park consultation

A copy of the summary of the consultation event on 9th May is on the Lightwoods Park blog here.

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Lightwoods Consultation

A message from Community First Partnership As you probably know Sandwell Council has been successful in securing funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop plans for the restoration of Lightwoods Park and House. In order to progress the … Continue reading

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