Monthly Archives: May 2015

Parisian Gypsy Jazz at the Silvershine

This Thursday Gypsy Jazz comes to the Silvershine At Corks in Bearwood. Bon Accord is a new Gypsy Jazz band with a difference, inspired by the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli’s Quintet of the Hot Club of France. … Continue reading

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More from Oops!

Jacqui from Oops! Says… “We are an artisan gallery/gift shop selling high quality, quirky and interesting hand made items from carefully selected artists from all over the U.K. We will be having a gallery area upstairs at the shop, a … Continue reading

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Opening today…

A new Bearwood business, on Sandon Road, opposite T C Hayes…    

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Anyone for rounders?

Rounders is back in Lightwoods Park this summer. Sessions are free of charge and all are welcome. If you are under 14 bring along a playing adult. No need to book, just turn up. Sessions will run each week starting … Continue reading

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Bearwood Front Garden Competition

Following the fantastic success of the 2013 competition, local voluntary group We Are Bearwood has launched the second Front Gardens Competition. Gardens small, large, newly planted or established are all welcome for a chance to win cash prizes. Prizes rise … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the bake-off

Put your post-election blues behind you today… and do cake! The Bearwood Bake-off is taking place at Coffee Junction today, between 3-5pm. For more info, contact Khakan via: khakanqureshi@gmail.com  

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Abbey Ward election result

The result has just been announce for the Abbey Ward seat on Sandwell Council. The votes cast for each party were: Keith Bracey (Green) 482 Steve Eling (Labour). 3386 Richard Kemp (Tory) 952 David Perry (UKIP) 745 Lynn Wadding (TUSC) … Continue reading

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The result in Warley

Buckman (Green) 1465 Durnell (UKIP) 6237 Smith (Lib Dem) 805 Spellar (Labour) 22012 Williams (Con) 7310 John Spellar elected with a majority of 15,775  

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Not tonight, Josephine!

If you are staying up late for the election programmes tonight the Warley result is expected to be declared sometime after 2am. But there is no count for the local election ballot until Friday afternoon. Tonight, all the boxes will … Continue reading

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Thank you to our party workers

Whatever happens tomorrow, it has been a fantastic effort by members of Abbey Branch Labour Party in our campaign to re-elect Steve Eling on to the council, and John Spellar as our MP. We have also been over to help … Continue reading

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