Monthly Archives: November 2013

Welcome to Senior Section Girl Guides

“The Senior Section is about friends and fun, where you’ll be challenged to try new things and to change the world through the Look Wider programme. There is a huge variety of opportunities on offer. Whether you’re brand new to … Continue reading

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Xmas lights switched on

A small but hardy bunch toasted the switch on of the festive lights in Bearwood in the teeth of a howling gale and lashing sleet (ok, I exaggerate, but it was cold and windy).

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Well done Philippa

You may remember that Philippa Carr was offering hypnotherapy sessions in return for a donation to Sandwell Women's Aid to mark White Ribbon Day. Well, Philippa raised £110 to donate to Women's Aid, but she says if you still want … Continue reading

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Can anyone help?

I have received the following message from an honest citizen. If anyone can help try to relay this message to the person concerned I am sure it will be much appreciated. I hope this finds you well. I'm writing because … Continue reading

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Changes to Thimblemill Brook

We're very fortunate in Bearwood to have a couple of superb public green spaces in Warley Woods and Lightwoods Park. But running alongside Norman Road we also have an area of natural beauty in Thimblemill Brook, and their Friends Group … Continue reading

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Police Appeal after Beakes Road hit-and-run

POLICE are appealing for information after an elderly man was found lying in Beakes Road, Smethwickon Saturday evening, 23 November at around 9.30pm. The man had suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he later died. His family … Continue reading

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Monday 25th November – White Ribbon Day

You may be aware that Monday 25th November is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It is more commonly known as White Ribbon Day. Philippa Carr is offering to provide Hypnotherapy sessions on White Ribbon Day in … Continue reading

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Silvershine presents…disco fever!

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Give a bit of Bearwood this Xmas

When you've sent your Warley Woods Xmas cards, and bought some gifts from Bearwood Handmade, why not send a stocking filler to a friend showing some glorious images of old Bearwood and Smethwick. Andrew Maxam's calendar is now commemorating its … Continue reading

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Wildlife in the Brook

At short notice but taking advantage of the glowing autumn weather yesterday, volunteers established the first two FIN sampling points on Thimblemill Brook. The sampling point we had chosen in July (when thunderstorms stopped play) has since been subjected to … Continue reading

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