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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