Monthly Archives: June 2013

Lightwoods Lottery Announcement

On Tuesday the Council will find out if our £5.2 million bid for Heritage Lottery Funding for Lightwoods Park and House has been successful. There will be a meeting in the park on Tuesday at 4pm-5.30pm to reveal the outcome and … Continue reading

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Abbey Ward Planning Applications

Here are this week's planning applications for Abbey Ward. Further details of any application can be viewed on the Council's planning portal here by entering the reference no.  

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Howzaaat!!!!

Calling all budding cricketers… the folk over at Enjoy Bearwood are seeking cricketers to defend Bearwood's reputation in a challenge match against the police – although if the tug-of-war on Mayday is anything to go by, the police team will … Continue reading

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Maggie and him…

Come and see acclaimed new author Damian Barr talking about his witty memoir about a gay man surviving Thatcher’s Britain, Maggie & Me Tomorrow, between 4-5pm at Smethwick Library Damien will be talking about his book and answering questions. He … Continue reading

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The weather looks promising…

Bring a picnic…  

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Calling all green fingers…

If anyone fancies doing a bit of gardening tomorrow (Saturday) in the beautiful Shakespeare Garden in Lightwoods Park, pop in anytime between 10.30am-12.30pm – gloves and tools will be provided. This is part of our on-going horticultural project aimed at … Continue reading

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Kings Head Junction roadworks – delayed again

As regular readers will know we have been waiting for years for Birmingham City Council to carry out improvements to the Hagley Road Kings Head junction as part of the Showcase bus improvements, including the filling in of the underpass … Continue reading

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