Monthly Archives: August 2014

Community Group launch

The We Are Bearwood community group are holding a public launch of their new website tomorrow afternoon (Saturday). From noon onwards there will be music and refreshments and an opportunity to find out about their website on the garden area … Continue reading

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Lightwoods project set for January start

The Lightwoods Park and House Project Board have confirmed that work is expected to start in the January. Work was originally due to commence in the Autumn of this year, but the complexity of the tendering process means it is … Continue reading

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Youth training opportunity with the Albion Foundation

The Albion Foundation has teamed up with Barclay’s and the Premier League to offer a great opportunity to young adults aged between 16-24 years, who are not in education, training or employment above 16 hours per week. During this year … Continue reading

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TREC Open Days – genuine openness…or a cynical ploy?

The Committee at TREC, or the Thimblemill Recreation & Entertainment Centre (formerly the GKN Social Club) are having two Open Days to show the local community the amenities on offer, and to try to recruit new members. The open days … Continue reading

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Moseley Road swimming baths ‘Terracotta Army’

I love this. A feature on Moseley Road baths in Birmingham, due to close next year. In Bearwood we can appreciate the dilemma. How do you balance the incredibly high cost of trying to maintain the running costs of an … Continue reading

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Don’t get caught out…

Trading Standards have advised people to remain vigilant after they were notified of a scam operating in the Great Barr area. People are receiving calls/visits from someone pretending to be from Sandwell Council, advising the householder that they have been … Continue reading

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The Jumble Trail

This Saturday (23rd) the Jumble Trail comes to Bearwood. Here's a map showing the location of the various trail venues…for more info about where and what they are selling, visit the Jumble Trail  

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