Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Bearwood Blog in 2013

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Happy New Year everyone. Here’s an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 66,000 times in 2013. If … Continue reading

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Smethwick in a Stew

(Via Enjoy Bearwood on Facebook) We all know that Christmas is about getting together with family and friends and eating to excess…..but for one reason or another not all of us are fortunate enough to be able to do that…. … Continue reading

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Amazing – Stop Press

The legend that is Soweto Kinch will be appearing at the Silvershine Jazz Club at Corks tonight with Kansas Smitty’s. This will be one big night for Bearwood!

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Christmas and New Year refuse collection changes

Bearwood refuse collections will be changed over the Christmas holidays because we have a Wednesday collection day. Here's the revised schedule:

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The real big society

A couple of weeks ago an elderly woman was mugged in Park Road and hospitalised by the thug who stole her handbag. Her neighbours in Park Road rallied round and held a door-to-door collection for Audrey. The wonderful Webb’s of … Continue reading

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One not to miss… Seriously good

Earlier this year Birmingham's very own Reuben James brought the roof down at Corks with his fantastic band, Kansas Smitty's. If you've been meaning to go to see live jazz at the Silvershine all year but never quite managed to … Continue reading

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Hundreds welcome Santa

Bigger crowds than ever flocked toWarley Woods this evening to escorts Santa on his trail through the park.

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