Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Midland’s 1st Real Ale Festival

Thursday 2nd April – Monday 6th April With 23 real ales, 4 ciders on tap, and food available, including a specially installed extra bar, things are looking good for the Easter weekend at The Midland    

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Double Dutch…

The brilliant virtuoso horn player Dutch Lewis will be playing a variety of saxophones with his band at Thimblemill Library on Saturday night, and he'll also be at Silvershine Jazz tonight (Thursday) playing a tribute to the late great Andy … Continue reading

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In Bearwood tomorrow…

Our very own Andy White tops the bill, with Juliet Meyers, and Britain's only deaf comedian, Steve Day…  

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The bandstand – then and now.

Images of the Lightwoods Park bandstand – 235 112* years apart. Then…. …and now! *Sorry, given wrong info. The bandstand was built in 1903!  Thanks Ken for the heads up.

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Lightwoods Park on Big Centre TV

Abbey Ward Councillor Steve Eling and parks officer Cherie O'Sullivan talking about the Lightwoods project of the new Freeview channel, Big Centre TV.

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A tribute to Lord Dickie Attenborough

Saturday, March 14th 7pm Thimblemill Library Film Club presents…. Join us to pay tribute to this iconic British actor/director, in his breakthrough role as Pinkie. British film noir at its finest.  

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Massage Parlour latest!

Sandwell Council's planning officers have rejected an application for the continuing use of the premises at 497 Hagley Road (Bubbles) as a massage parlour. The reasons given are that given the previous history of the premises for criminal activity, and … Continue reading

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Abbey Ward update

Thursday 12th March 6pm St Mary's Church Councillors and officers will give an update on some of the things that have been prioritised for Abbey Ward over the next year. What has happened as a result of the Bearwood Road … Continue reading

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Lightwoods Park on TV

Those of you with Freeview and who have access to Big Centre TV – it's a new local channel on channel 8 and you may have to retune your Freeview channels in order to get it – will be able … Continue reading

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Have you paid your car tax?

Now that there are no longer any car tax discs on car windscreens you may not know if the cars parked in your street have paid their road fund license. But that doesn't mean the people from the DVLA don't … Continue reading

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