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Monthly Archives: September 2014
..and have fun at Thimblemill Library! …and Slimming World follows straight after at 7.30pm!
Sandwell Council's planning committee this evening voted to reject plans to build luxury homes on the land alongside Thimblemill pool. Smethwick Ward councillors Richard Marshall and Linda Horton, and Abbey councillor Bob Piper urged the committee to throw out the … Continue reading
Plans to chop down the woodland on the Thimblemill Recreation ground to clear the way for building 13 luxury homes will go to Sandwell Council's planning committee on Wednesday. The plans have been recommended for approval by planning officers, despite … Continue reading
For all those who think Harborne is nirvana… via the brilliant Simon Lea
Lots of people, with lots of good ideas for Bearwood Road improvements this evening. The impressive thing was that there were so many people with such a positivity and enthusiasm for the area, keen to discuss the proposals in the … Continue reading
Tonight, between 6pm and 8pm there is a drop-in session to give you an opportunity to take a look at some draft plans for improvements along Bearwood Road It isn't a 'meeting' in the sense that you turn up, sit … Continue reading
Over the next few weeks we will be consulting on some proposals for improvements along the length of Bearwood Road. The initial proposals are based on various suggestions we have received over the last few years, and include items like … Continue reading
Around 1902 William Henry Jones, owner of factories and quarries, bought Warley Abbey and the estate. Mr Jones saw profit in building on the farmland and was planning to build up to 3000 homes to meet a rising demand. Happily, … Continue reading
On Sunday 14th September the free Bearwood jam event will take place at Lightwoods Park skate park from 10.00am – 4.30pm. Sandwell Council and Bearwood's Mr Tom Naylor are working together again in hosting the Bearwood Jam which is a … Continue reading
The Leamington Spa Food and Drink Festival is a terrific example of something we could consider in Lightwoods Park, particularly in front of Lightwoods House when it has been restored. The Leamington Festival is promoted in conjunction with their local … Continue reading