Monthly Archives: October 2012

New Training Scheme in Lightwoods Park

There is a new horticultural training scheme about to start in Lightwoods Park. Details on the Lightwoods Park site.

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If you go down to the woods tonight….

…you can join in the Halloween Trail. From 6pm, and running through to about 7-15pm, starting at the golf club pavilion, you can go on a spooky search for ghosts. Bring a torch… (not to see the ghosts but to … Continue reading

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Planning Application

An interesting planning application for a cafe on the site of the ‘World of Furniture’ shop (previously New Arrivals) and a bicycle workshop for students with learning disabilities in the next door premises (Mike Draper Fruits). This latter proposal doesn’t … Continue reading

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Stalls for Bearwood on Ice

We are being innundated with people requesting stalls at this year’s Bearwood on Ice. Whilst we would love to accommodate everybody, we obviously only have a limited capacity and as ever want to go for quality over quantity. If you … Continue reading

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So much happening…

There is so much happening around here over the next couple of weeks. Starting tonight with the launch of Utter Bearwood …and when you leave there, if you've still got the energy, the brilliant trumpet player Graeme Hamilton, who has … Continue reading

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Bearwood Promoters AGM

The Bearwood Promoters, the people behind the successful Bearwood shuffle events, and who provided the music for this year’s Picnic in the Park, are having their Annual General Meeting this week…on Tuesday…not Wednesday as previously stated! If you fancy getting involved or … Continue reading

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It’s happening!!

After discussions today with Sandwell Council officers, we can now confirm we have got the go-ahead for Bearwood on Ice 2012! This year’s event is planned to take place between Saturday 15th and Saturday 22nd of December.  

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Planning Application

Just one new planning application on the list for Abbey Ward this week. More details if required via the Planning website.

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The Silvershine Club – keeping jazz alive in Bearwood

As most of you will know the late, great Andy Hamilton passed away in the Summer leaving some uncertainty about the future of Bearwood Jazz. Andy’s son-in-law, Paul Foad, told the Bearwood Blog about the upcoming programme, and the plans … Continue reading

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Fireworks 2012

The Friends of Victoria Park Smethwick are hosting a FREE Firework show on 8th November for the local community to enjoy… and they are asking Enjoy Bearwood to help them promote the event following the success of the Bearwood Drive-in … Continue reading

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