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Monthly Archives: February 2014
Police are urging West Midlands’ communities to rally against phone scammers who are conning the region’s elderly out of thousands of pounds with banking scare stories. Fraud investigators have reported a surge in reports from residents who’ve been stung by … Continue reading
The proposed planning application to convert the former HSBC bank on Bearwood Road to a public house went to Sandwell Council's planning committee this evening. The Committee received 78 representation – 67 mostly from Bearwood residents welcoming the bar, 17 … Continue reading
If you know of any young adult (16 to 25 years) who would benefit from attending a 12-week Prince's Trust programme right here in Smethwick at the police station. Please contact PC Andrew Peters.
Last year due to the number of people who attended the Lightwoods May Day festival there was chaos in the surrounding roads. People living close to Warley Woods have grown use to parking problems on the day of the Woods … Continue reading
Local CAMRA member John Kelly has been in touch with Black Country Ales about their licence application and has sent us this update: I've recently been speaking to a senior manager from Black Country Ales. I mentioned their proposed pub … Continue reading
There's been a lot of comment about a number of trees being taken down in Warley Woods…well, today was Big Tree Plant day in Warley Woods. Volunteers were planting a new oak and a new beech tree in the meadow … Continue reading
As many of you will know there was a shocking accident on the building site at 103-109 Barclay Road earlier this week, which fortunately didn't result in a fatality. Since then we have had numerous inquiries about what is happening … Continue reading
These are some examples of the flexibility around the concept of 'living walls' that we would like to adopt in some form in Bearwood. Marks & Spencers, Sheffield Sutton High Street New Street Station, Birmingham Aile Street, London
Plans are underway for yet another bumper Bank Holiday festival in Lightwoods Park. We have got many of the same things as last year…but more of it!! (Including toilets, you'll be pleased to hear). So the Sandwell's Strongest Man, which … Continue reading
I’m told by the building inspectors that the workman should be ok, obviously barring any unforeseen problems.