Monthly Archives: January 2013


A note from Cherie O'Sullivan: This is just a quick note to inform you that the tree felling works in Lightwoods Park that will involve thinning the trees in the densely wooded area at the corner of the park near … Continue reading

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The Litter Bug

A local resident (who insists she is not a Daily Mail reader) poses the question as to whether the sort of litter squad highlighted in this story is a good idea or not. It’s an interesting question, because lots of … Continue reading

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So, you think you know it all…


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Beautiful Bearwood

Photographer Simon Lea sent me these pictures of Warley Woods and Lightwoods Park taken over the last week. He really captures the shade and light in some wonderful pictures which show how beautiful our parks are. Thank you Simon.  

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Fire safety advice

With Shrove Tuesday (pancake day) and National Chip Week (really) on the horizon, the Sandwell Fire Service have got some useful advice about fire safety in the kitchen which might just save your life. See more on our Fire Service … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day in Sandwell

We'll be joining people across the world in marking Holocaust Memorial Day tomorrow. Everybody is welcome to come along to the service at the Memorial Gardens, by the Register Office in West Bromwich High Street, at 10.30am. There will also … Continue reading

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Walk for Warley Woods

Who is the Walrus? After the success of the Walk to Tipperary last year, the Warley Woods Community Trust are going for a themed fund raising walk again. The theme for this year's Walk for the Woods is the Mad … Continue reading

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Get your kit off in the snow…

It's for a good cause, and sounds like the sort of thing Richard Marshall and Keith Bracey would enjoy!    

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Bearwood in the snow

Just three of Ken Harrison's beautiful photographs taken around Bearwood in the snow. The full collection can be viewed here  

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Vote for Bearwood Primary

One of our local schools has been short listed by the Times Educational Supplement in a competition to win £80,000 towards a new school building. The pupils have made a short video, and the winners will be decided by popular … Continue reading

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