Monthly Archives: November 2012

Planning Applications

Two new planning applications this week. Details via the Council planning site here.

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Wonderful Photographs

If you want to see some really wonderful photographs of last night’s firework display in Victoria Park, could I highly recommend a visit to Gail Meek’s photography site, click on the thumbnails and scroll through. Quite brilliant!

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Spectacular

A pretty spectacular firework display at Victoria Park in Smethwick this evening, and a massive crowd there too. Well done to the organisers.

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You’re never too old to learn

Some time ago the then Labour MP Tony Benn said on Radio 4’s Any Questions that he thought the school leaving age should be raised to ninety. To his surprise, he got an indignant letter the following week from a chap … Continue reading

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Planning Application

Just one planning application for Abbey Ward this week.

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Fireworks!

The Friends of Victoria Park, aided by members of Team Bearwood, are putting on a firework spectacular on Thursday, and some of the Bearwood Traders’ stalls that prove so popular at Bearwood on Ice will be there too. So, if … Continue reading

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Going Dutch

Regulars at Bearwood Jazz will know all about next week’s guest at Corks in Bearwood. Dutch Lewis is a quite brilliant and amazingly versatile saxophone player, and in the last months of Andy Hamilton’s life he helped to keep Andy’s band The … Continue reading

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